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News from BTLG:

General Data Protection Regulation
On May 25, 2018, the EU's General Data Protection Regulation goes in to effect, regulating any business that collects or processes the personal data of EU residents
Maryland Healthy Working Families Act
Beginning on February 11, 2018, employers employing fifteen (15) or more employees will be required to provide paid Sick and Safe Leave to their employees. Smaller employers will be required to provide unpaid leave.
BTLG Attorneys Obtain Jury Verdict in Excess of $2.3M
BTLG attorneys obtained a verdict on November 9, 2017 for a BTLG client in excess of $2.3M after an eight-day jury trial
BTLG Attorneys Assist in Acquisition Creating $40M+ Business Combination
BTLG attorneys assisted client Optivor Technologies LLC in its acquisition of Advanced Communications Solutions Inc.
The American Rule
Maryland’s highest court has re-affirmed the adherence to the American Rule regarding attorneys’ fees, that each party must pay its own way
Joint Employers Under the Fair Labor Standards Act
Under certain circumstances when an employee works for more than one employer those employers may be considered joint employers under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”)
Application of the Business Judgment Rule to Stockholder Derivative Claims
Maryland’s highest court determined that the modified business judgment rule established in Boland v. Boland does not apply to a disinterested and independent board of directors’ decision to deny a shareholder litigation demand
Veteran-Owned Small Business Certification- What an Applicant Needs to Know
Veteran-Owned Small Businesses are subject to a procurement program that allows federal contracting and procurement agencies to set aside certain procurement contracts exclusively for them
State Procurement Contracts for Construction- Restrictions to Change Orders
Before the State of Maryland can require a prime contractor to begin performance of any change order work, the procurement officer must issue a written change order with minimum standards
Paid Sick Leave for Federal Contractors-Executive Order
President Obama signed an executive order requiring that federal contractors provide paid sick leave to their employees working on certain type of contracts, effective January 1, 2017