Category: Business Law

Gov. Wolf Orders All Non-life Sustaining Businesses in PA To Close 8 PM 3/19/2020

As you probably have heard, Governor Wolf today ordered all non-life sustaining businesses in Pennsylvania to close their physical locations as of 8 p.m. 3/19/2020 to slow the spread of COVID-19. Enforcement actions against businesses that don’t comply will begin at 12:01 a.m. Saturday, March 21, according to the governor’s office. The order is effective immediately [..]

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Changes to The Pennsylvania Contractor and Subcontractor Payment Act (“CAPSA”) Are Coming, Effective November 18, 2018

The Pennsylvania Contractor and Subcontractor Payment Act 73 P.S. §501, et seq. (“CASPA”) is a means to ensure that contractors and/or subcontractors who make improvements to real property are paid in a timely manner, whether under the terms of a contract or under statute.  CASPA allows for interest, penalties, attorneys’ fees and expenses.  Originally enacted [..]

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Who Owns the Password? The Employer or the Employee?

SEC v. Huang             With an ever-expanding accumulation of technological advancements, questions about privacy and self-incrimination begin to arise, especially when the devices are not owned by the user.  This question was recently raised in federal court in Pennsylvania in Securities and Exchange Commission v. Huang, 2015 WL 5611644 (E.D. PA 2015-269)(“SEC v. Huang”).              [..]

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