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The signal is in Twitter search. Here's what that means for Content Strategists trying to earn visibility with media members today…more
The Macron Bill about to introduce a right to remove shareholders of distressed companies: a new threat for investors or new opportunities for creditors of French companies in need of turnaround?
In its 2014 insolvency reforms, the French Government contemplated allowing a French Commercial Court (Tribunal de commerce), faced with a company under judicial reorganisation (redressement judiciaire), to remove that company’s…more
Megan Gates explains the how rules implemented by the SEC and national securities exchanges make raising capital particularly challenging for small-cap companies…more
A recent Wired magazine article by Kyle Wiens (co-founder and CEO of iFixit) provided an ominous warning to automobile owners: you don’t own your vehicle, you merely operate it at the manufacturer’s pleasure. This view of ownership…more
Arkansas broke new ground with its Marketplace Premium Assistance Medicaid expansion (widely referred to as the “Private Option”) last year, spurring additional states to consider the model. Under Marketplace Premium Assistance, states…more
The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration has stepped up enforcement efforts concerning pipeline and LNG terminal construction. Construction-related inspections have resulted in a number of recent enforcement actions…more
CMS is now posting star ratings on Hospital Compare to help consumers assess hospital performance related to patient experience of care. The Hospital Compare star ratings are based on data from the Hospital Consumer Assessment of…more
On April 7, 2015, China’s State Administration of Industry and Commerce of the PRC (the “SAIC”) issued the long-anticipated Provisions on the Prohibition of the Abuse of Intellectual Property Rights to Eliminate or Restrain Competition…more
We have written many times about attempts to use copyright law to do what defamation law can’t: take stuff down from the internet. Because Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (“CDA”) prevents a defamation plaintiff from suing…more
Earlier this month, a unanimous Illinois Supreme Court held in Illinois State Treasurer v. Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission that the State Treasurer, when appealing a workers’ compensation award in a case where he appears as…more
On April 23, 2015, CMS released its proposed rule to update Medicare prospective payment system (PPS) rates for inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRFs) for FY 2016, which begins October 1, 2015. CMS estimates that rates would…more
A New Australian Standard (AS 11000) to Replace the General Conditions of Contract (AS 4000 and AS 2124)
The AS 4000 and AS 2124 General Conditions of Contract are widely used forms of procurement in the Australian construction industry. A technical committee has recently drafted a new standard form contract (AS 11000) to supersede these…more