Countries around the world are bracing for more fallout from Friday’s worldwide ransomware attack. Security experts are calling the so-called WannaCry malware attack the largest such attack in history. So far, more than 150 countries and major businesses and organizations, including FedEx, Hitac
Preparing for business disputes requires thinking ahead. Businesses can both limit their exposure and maximize their control of potential future disputes through the use of well crafted arbitration clauses. Arbitration is not a “one-size-fits-all” proposition. Although substantial negotiation often occurs over the business terms of a contract, the contract p
Many employers were working diligently to ensure compliance with the U.S. Department of Labor's ("DOL") Final Overtime Rule ("New Rule") which would have raised the salary threshold from $455 to $913 per week, or from $23,660 to $47,476 per year, for the executive, administrative, and professional exemptions from the overtime rule. It was projected that 4 million U.
On October 31, 2016, McDonald’s reportedly agreed to settle a class action lawsuit brought by former and current employees of one of its franchisees. The underlying class action lawsuit centered on claims brought by the franchisee’s employees against McDonald’s under the theory of “joint employer” liability. As described in
Denver, Colo., October 27, 2016 - Moye White LLP announced that Christina “Chris” Allyn has joined the Denver law firm as a partner. Allyn was previously General Counsel and Senior Vice President at Quiznos, where she held primary legal responsibility for the company’s global commercial operations. Allyn’s responsibilities at Quiznos included general co
On Tuesday, October 18th, the Moye White Franchise and Distribution Group hosted the Denver Franchise Business Network fall meeting. Attendees enjoyed networking with fellow franchise professionals, plus a presentation by a panel of experts. The panel featured Sean Manning, President of Payroll Vault, Malvina Me