Supreme Court Update: Cases of Significance to Business
Holland & Knight Webinar
The U.S. Supreme Court is hearing arguments and issuing decisions with major ramifications for business interests of all sorts. Please join Holland & Knight for a webinar that will analyze decided and upcoming cases, as well as examine their impacts to daily business operations.
The program will begin with an overview of the term thus far and a look ahead through the remainder of the term. Our attorneys will examine what the current docket and chosen cases may tell us about the development of the court, and will also discuss selected cases of particular significance to the business community.
This program is designed for all attorneys, in-house legal personnel and outside counsel, as well as executives with compliance responsibilities.
This presentation will focus on a number of cases that are likely to have the greatest practical impacts to business, including:
- Helix Energy Solutions Group v. Hewitt: Addresses standards for determining when a highly compensated employee is exempt from overtime requirements in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
- Jack Daniel's Properties v. VIP Products LLC: Addresses how humorous use of another's trademark should be treated under the Lanham Act
Constitutional Challenges to Administrative Agencies
- Axon Enterprise v. Federal Trade Commission: Addresses a federal district court's jurisdiction over constitutional challenges to the Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) structure, procedures and existence
- Securities and Exchange Commission v. Cochran: Addresses a federal district court’s jurisdiction to adjudicate structural constitutional challenges to U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) administrative proceedings
- Bittner v. U.S.: Addresses the calculation of penalties for failing to report foreign bank accounts in the required Foreign Bank and Financial Account Report (FBAR)
- Polselli v. Internal Revenue Service: Addresses the scope of an exception to the requirement that the IRS give notice when issuing a summons for records in aid of tax collection
State Business Regulations
- Mallory v. Norfolk Southern Railway Co.: Addresses whether a state can require a corporation to consent to personal jurisdiction in that state as a condition of allowing the corporation to do business in the state
Additional planned areas of discussion include current court developments related to the False Claims Act and securities law.
Amit Agarwal | Partner, Tallahassee
Stacy Blank | Partner, Tampa
Bob Boston | Partner, Nashville
Melissa Davis Andrews | Partner, Austin
Jamie Billotte Moses | Partner, Orlando
Rich Phillips | Partner, Dallas
Chad Vanderhoef | Partner, Tampa
Continuing Legal Education (CLE)
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