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What Should an Employer Do Where an Employee Seeks a Declaration of Constructive Dismissal without Resigning?
Under French law, there are various ways in which an employment contract may be terminated: resignation, dismissal, redundancy, amicable termination and so on. There is also a category of termination which is similar to a claim for…more
Recent Trends in HIPAA Liability - Since the passage of the 2013 HIPAA Omnibus Rule, there has been a substantial increase in HIPAA enforcement actions brought by the Department of Health and Human Services, including an increase…more
A new consultation? Well, strictly speaking, not, although it feels like it. As discussed in our post of last week, the Consiglio di Stato (Administrative Supreme Court) issued a Decision no. 4541/2014 on the LCN, which upheld its…more
The Department of State has released its September 2014 Visa Bulletin. Each monthly visa bulletin provides the priority cutoff dates for specific countries in order to regulate the flow of visa applications…more
The new phone book is here? No, but close. The Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") announced on Friday that it has published its first listing of approved biologic drugs. The list will be supplemented with approved biosimilar…more
With heavier competition for bigger deals, larger private equity sponsors have increasingly turned to the middle market as a source for new acquisitions…more
In the preparation of a comprehensive estate plan for a client, an attorney must consider the size of the estate, the manner in which assets are titled, transfer and income tax issues, and family dynamics. In light of the recent…more
The District of Columbia is on the verge of joining the 13 other states (and numerous cities and counties throughout the country) that have enacted “Ban the Box” laws prohibiting or limiting an employer from asking job applicant’s…more
Reports of the increased risk of liability for boards of directors, as well as for individual directors, have become commonplace against the backdrop of ever-increasing regulation and litigation risk. There is intense scrutiny of…more
In This Issue: - U.S-China Relations - Chinese Embassy News - Energy & Environment - Trade - Excerpt from U.S.-China Relations: Ambassador Baucus Remarks on Corruption: On August 15, U.S…more
Turns out it’s not just health care providers that notice CMS’s foot-dragging. Last Thursday the Office of Inspector General (OIG) of Health & Human Services (HHS) published its report on what CMS has done—or rather, has not done—in…more
In Eurokey Recycling Ltd v Giles Insurance Brokers Ltd  EWHC 2989 (Comm), the English Commercial Court has confirmed the nature of an insurance broker’s duties to its clients when obtaining Business Interruption Insurance (BII)…more