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Thought Leadership: Keeping the "H" in "HR" 
A Primer on the DOL's AI Guidance

By: Laura Malugade and Shawna Ruetz

Recently, the Wage and Hour Division (WHD) of the Department of Labor issued a Field Assistance Bulletin (FAB) that provides guidance for employers on the application of artificial intelligence (AI) to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and other federal labor standards. READ MORE 


Colorado Enacts Artificial Intelligence Law 

By: Camila Tobón and Josh Hansen

Colorado became the first state to adopt a comprehensive AI framework when Gov. Jared Polis signed Senate bill 205. The law, unlike the EU AI Act, does not ban certain use of AI. Instead, Colorado focused on accountability...READ MORE  

Guide to Navigating the Corporate Transparency Act Federal Reporting Requirements

By: Charles Ciaccio

In 2021, Congress passed the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA), which is intended to detect, prevent, and punish money laundering, terrorism, and other misconduct and illicit activities through business entities. READ MORE

The Basics of Protecting Your Business With Insurance  

By: Matt McKinney

In the unpredictable world of business, there is one constant and unwelcome companion lurking in the shadows: risk. READ MORE


Sherman & Howard

L&E Breakfast Briefing: 
Updates You Need To Know - Salary Thresholds for Exempt Workers, Harassment Guidance, and Pregnant Works Fairness Act.

Tuesday, June 25, 2024


Exploring Copyright Boundaries: The Impact of Van Gogh-Inspired AI Art

The United States Copyright Office recently rejected Ankit Sahni's Second Request for reconsideration to register his AI-generated artwork, "Suryast." This is a unique case in the realm of AI-generated artwork...READ MORE

Goodbye to SuperShuttle!
NLRB Replaces Trump-Era Independent Contractor Test  

By Jane Waterman-Joyce
From noncompete to "animal exuberance," the current National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) seems determined to leave its mark on labor relations history. Its latest victim is SuperShuttle... READ MORE     


Policyholders Need Not Fear Alternative Dispute Resolution

BY Carrie Maylor DiCanio (From New York Law Journal) Representations and warranties insurance (RWI) policies insure loss arising out of the seller’s breach of a covered representation and warranty in the purchase agreement. They typically provide coverage for amounts by which the buyer overpaid for the acquired company as a result of a breach of a representation or warranty in the purchase agreement, and for potential liability to third parties arising out of a breach, such as through litigation or even a government investigation. Most RWI policies are heavily negotiated agreements between sophisticated parties: READ MORE

Climate Change in Colorado: Federal Agency Initiatives

May 10, 2024...This the second installment of a four-part series dealing with climate change in Colorado. See the first in the series. READ MORE

Colorado Supreme Court Clarifies What Structures are a "Building" for Purposes of Waiver of CGIA Immunity

February 7, 2024...Earlier this week in County of Jefferson v. Stickle, the Colorado Supreme Court held that a parking garage outside the Jefferson County Courts and Administration Building fits the definition of "building" as used in the Colorado Government Immunity Act (CGIA). Based on this holding, the Court went on to conclude that the plaintiff's personal injury claims against the county could proceed under the premises liability exception to CGIA immunity... READ MORE
Colorado Strengthens State Antitrust Law 
With significant focus on the Colorado legislature’s attempts to address significant property tax increases during its 2023 session, Coloradans may have missed some notable changes to competition law in Colorado. This summer, the Colorado State Antitrust Act of 2023 (the 2023 Act) went into effect. READ MORE

Kutak Rock

What Happens Once the COVID-19 National Emergency Ends in May?

The Biden Administration recently announced that the national emergency declarations, originally issued in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, will end on May 11, 2023. While in effect, the national emergency declarations required employee benefit plans to provide certain coverages and toll various deadlines. This Client Alert identifies steps employers should take to prepare to administer their plans upon the expiration of the national COVID-19 emergency. READ MORE


HHS Supports Reproductive Health Care Privacy by Modifying the HIPAA Privacy Rule 
By Lisa Rippey

The Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Office for Civil Rights recently published a final rule (the Final Rule) which provides additional privacy protections related to the use and disclosure of reproductive health care information. Covered entities (e.g., health plans) and their business associates must comply with all of the provisions of the Final Rule by December 22, 2024, except for the requirement to update their Notice of Privacy Practices, which must be updated by February 16, 2026.

Stinson Environmental Attorneys Provide PFAS Guidance in Law360 Article

Stinson LLP Partner Andrew Davis, Of Counsel Sarah Struby and attorney Claire Williams authored an article for Law360, "Considerations for In-House Counsel Before Testing For PFAS."

Avoiding HIPPA Penalties: Checklist for Covered Entities 

The HIPAA Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification Rules1 apply to healthcare providers who engage in certain electronic transactions, healthcare clearinghouses, and health plans, including employee group health plans with 50 or more participants or that are administered by a third party.2  Covered entities must comply with HIPAA for the following reasons...READ MORE




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