**DUE TO EXPECTED INCLEMENT WEATHER, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED, DATE TBA**
On February 6, 2018, the Second Circuit dismissed the remaining appellate claims in Munn v. Hotchkiss School, the case involving a private school student who contracted tick-borne encephalitis on a school-sponsored trip to China. When this case was last … Read more
On Friday, February 23rd, a panel of Shipman & Goodwin environmental, construction and energy attorneys will present this informative and interactive program regarding current and pressing environmental, construction and renewable energy-related issues and opportunities for independent schools. The presenters will … Read more
Join Shipman & Goodwin labor and employment attorneys Daniel Schwartz, Jarad Lucan and Ashley Marshall for this complimentary CLE webinar where they will explore sexual harassment and cultural shifts taking place in the workplace. Attendees will learn best practices … Read more
Don’t wait until it’s too late. There are steps you can take now to protect you and your business from costly litigation. The programs outlined below will provide training and education on sexual harassment awareness and prevention for all supervisory … Read more
On October 26, 2017, the General Assembly passed Emergency Certified Bill 1502 (“Bill 1502” or “the Bill”). The Bill was signed by Governor Malloy on October 31, 2017 (except for a line item veto related to hospital charges). This summary … Read more
On November 29, 2017, the House of Representatives Energy and Commerce subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection held a hearing on the use of computer algorithms and their impact on consumers.
This was the latest in a series … Read more
The requirements of the European Union (“EU”) General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) come into effect on May 25, 2018. These regulations promise to usher in sweeping changes to the way institutions, companies, and other organizations collect and handle the personal … Read more
On December 4, 2017 the U.S. Supreme Court issued two orders staying preliminary injunctions against President Trump’s latest travel ban, allowing that ban to take effect while ongoing legal challenges to it are being judicially considered.
The Supreme Court’s December … Read more
Recent headlines make clear that sexual harassment is a serious problem in our society. It has also been a focus of attention on school campuses. Since the adoption of Title IX, colleges and universities, as well as other educational institutions, … Read more
Join Shipman & Goodwin tax attorneys for this complimentary CLE webinar focusing on current developments in Connecticut tax law. Presenters will discuss recent tax developments impacting businesses, organizations and individuals, and review the most up-to-date information on tax legislation enacted … Read more
Connecticut was the last state in the country to adopt a budget, more than 120 days after the commencement of the current fiscal year. The biennial budget for the period from July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019 was the … Read more
Three Shipman & Goodwin attorneys will present at the 2017 TABS Annual Conference, scheduled to take place November 30 – December 2, 2017 in Boston, MA.
Employers are required to investigate routine personnel matters, claims of employee harassment, discrimination and other behavior. This complimentary webinar will provide a review of Federal and State laws related to employee investigations, and address best practices employers and their counsel … Read more
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is warning that some employers are receiving scam emails requesting Form I-9 information. The emails appear to come from USCIS, from a fraudulent email address: mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org. This is not a USCIS email address. … Read more
On November 2, 2017, school law attorney Julie C. Fay presented the breakout session, “Current Legal Issues and Trends for Independent Schools,” at the Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE) 2017 Governance Conference in Norwood, MA. Julie’s session … Read more
Professional Women in Construction, Connecticut Chapter, will offer a presentation on the topic, “Issues and Impacts – Southern New England Private Schools” on December 5, 2017. The program is appropriate for private schools. Presenters will address critical issues facing … Read more
Please join us for our annual fall seminar on November 2, 2017 at the Hartford Marriott Downtown. This promises to be an interesting and informative program regarding recent developments in labor and employment law. Our half-day seminar will include discussions … Read more
Earlier this summer, the Connecticut General Assembly passed Public Act No. 17-195, An Act Concerning Athletic Trainers (the “Act”), which amended the statute governing the professional requirements surrounding athletic trainers. Effective October 1, 2017, Section 1 of the Act amended … Read more
In case you missed it, Shipman & Goodwin attorneys Julie C. Fay and Laura A. Fisher recently presented a complimentary webinar on the topic of mandated reporting in Connecticut for independent and public schools. The webinar reviewed the obligations under … Read more
On September 24, 2017, the Trump administration issued a proclamation that imposes new travel restrictions on foreign nationals seeking to enter the United States from eight countries: Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela, and Yemen. The proclamation, … Read more
Over the last few years, Chapter 7 Trustees have aggressively sought to clawback tuition payments made to colleges and universities by parents on behalf of their children after the parents filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. These efforts have met with … Read more
Last Friday, in advance of the public rule-making process concerning schools’ Title IX responsibilities, the U.S. Department of Education rescinded its current Title IX guidance concerning sexual harassment and violence. Particularly, the Department withdrew its Dear Colleague Letter dated April … Read more
Join Shipman & Goodwin school law attorneys Julie C. Fay and Laura A. Fisher for this complimentary webinar for independent schools and public schools.
This program will explore obligations of school employees under Connecticut’s mandatory reporting law on child abuse … Read more