Tag Archives: LawReview

Navigating South Florida’s Rapid Development and Legal Landscape: Insights from the University of Miami Business Law Review Fireside Chat

Kaitlyn Jauregui – South Florida’s rapid development and its legal implications took center stage in a recent fireside chat hosted by the University of Miami Business Law Review. The panel, moderated by Professor Thomas F. Nealon III, provided a comprehensive exploration of the opportunities and challenges associated with our local region’s growth. Florida is a […]

Construction Contractors Beware: The New Test for Classifying Independent Contractors

Ryder Kaplan – On January 10, 2024, the Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor promulgated a new rule on how to distinguish independent contractors from employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). This rule, known as the “Employee or Independent Contractor Classification Under the Fair Labor Standards Act,” updates and […]

Saving the Soul of Music City: The King Inspires Battle Against Voice-Cloning Robots

Roselyn Castillo – Watch out, AI, because Music City has just laid down the law with the ELVIS Act –a game-changing, first-of-its-kind statute aimed at protecting musicians from the perils of voice cloning. Named after the legendary Elvis Presley, this landmark legislation marks Tennessee’s pioneering stance in safeguarding the integrity of musical voices in an […]

Starbucks’s Proxy Contest Highlights Deep-Rooted Labor Relations Problem and Single-Issue Activist Campaigns Under the Universal Proxy Rules

Matthew Mallon – Since 2021, Starbucks locations across the country have elected to be represented by the Starbucks Workers United union, an affiliate of the Service Employees International Union (“SEIU”). Over 380 locations have voted to unionize, but despite this, no location has been able to negotiate a collective bargaining agreement with the company. Starbucks, […]