In a July 16, 2020 decision, The European Court of Justice effectively struck down the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield based on a finding that U.S. law does not afford adequate protection (mainly to non-U.S. citizens) for personal data. Specifically, the Court invalidated a 2016 decision on the adequacy of the Privacy Shield.
Gormley Jarashow Bowman is pleased to announce that senior associate Paul H. Farmer, Jr. earned the ANSI-accredited Certified Information Privacy Professional United States (CIPP/US) credential through the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). Mr. Farmer assists clients in a wide range of privacy-sensitive matters and issues – including privacy issues in litigation, corporate data policy,... Read More →
The overtime exemption for employees paid on commission in retail or services businesses may have been simplified. On May 18, 2020, the Department of Labor (“DOL”) withdrew previous rules that limited what the DOL considered as qualifying businesses.
As we all adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic, economic reopening, and the changes that have come with it, GJB wants you and your business to be prepared to weather the shifting legal and business landscape. For business owners the questions of our new normal strike at the heart of your livelihood and the livelihoods of your employees. For example,
GJB is pleased to announce that Brooke H. Bowman has been appointed as a Board Member for The Bill Sweeney Perinatal Care Fund, Inc. The Sweeney Fund is a non-profit organization that was established in honor of Dr. Bill Sweeney a renowned perinatologist; with a focus on providing compassionate and expert care for high-risk and difficult pregnancies. Dr. Sweeney touched thousands of families in and around Anne Arundel County and throughout Maryland.