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American Express Prevails in Supreme Court Case

June 26, 2018

American Express Prevails in Supreme Court Case

The U.S. Supreme Court on June 25 handed down a decision in the case of Ohio v. American Express, ruling that American Express did not violate the Sherman Antitrust Act. The decision comes after a long battle that started in 2010 when the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), in conjunction with several state attorneys general, brought the case against Visa, Mastercard and American Express arguing that the rules promulgated by the card networks preventing merchants from offering discounts were a violation of antitrust laws.

Court Nixes NLRB Poster Rule

June 17, 2013

Court Nixes NLRB Poster Rule

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit became the second appellate court to strike down the National Labor Relations Board's (NLRB) August 2011 regulation requiring businesses to post notices of an employee's right to unionize, finding that the NLRB exceeded its authority when it ordered businesses to display an 11-by-17-inch notice in a prominent location explaining the rights of workers to join a union and bargain collectively.

Legal Battle Over Graphic Tobacco Labels Could Head to Supreme Court

September 10, 2012

Legal Battle Over Graphic Tobacco Labels Could Head to Supreme Court

U.S. Court of Appeals struck down the law requiring the graphic health warnings.

Small Businesses Remain Concerned Over Health Care Law

September 1, 2012

Small Businesses Remain Concerned Over Health Care Law

Expert explore costs of the recently upheld the health care law.