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  • May. 31, 2017|By Seth T. Goertz

    In December 2015, Rule 26(b) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure was amended to narrow the scope of admissible discovery.  The purpose of the amendment was to bring a greater focus to the concept of proportionality.  Nearly two years later, the amendment has resulted in widescale debate, but its actual impact remains unclear.   

  • Jun. 17, 2016|By Callie Parkinson Maxwell

    Effective August 6, 2016, Arizona law will allow employing entities and independent contractors to take advantage of a rebuttal presumption that an independent contractor relationship exists if certain conditions are met. House Bill 211, more commonly known as Declaration of Independent Business Status (DIBS), amends Title 23 of the Arizona Revised Statues by adding Chapter 10 relating to employment relationships, which includes two new statutes: A.R.S. § 23-1601 and A.R.S. § 23-1602.

  • Dec. 28, 2015|By Julia Guinane Wagner

    Under federal law, daily fantasy sports are considered a game of skill, not chance.  They are not considered gambling under the UIGEA. If it’s legal under federal law, why doesn’t Arizona allow residents to play daily fantasy sports?

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