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How to Avoid Corruption Risks in China
Dealmaker's Dish: Corporate Dealmaker Update
The 2013 Amendments to the Delaware General Corporation Law
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Rolling Out LPM Software at Akin Gump
Bill on Bankruptcy: Big Time Lawyers Pricing Themselves Out
Stealth Lawyer: Zach Abramowitz, 'Blogcaster'
Beastie Boys Sue; Law Prof's 'Head Spins'
Bill on Bankruptcy: Detroit Falls Short on Good-Faith Test
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 30-Interview with the FCPA Professor-Part 2
Richard Hsu on Creating Videos to Promote Your Law Practice - LMA Tech 2013 Replay
What In-House Counsel Want - LMA Tech 2013 Replay
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 29-Interview with the FCPA Professor-Part 1
Building an Integrated Third Party Due Diligence System Initial Screening to Audits
The Making of HsuTube Videos
Generic Drugs to Market - What's the Climate in 2014?
Global Immigration Solutions for Multinational Businesses
What is an appeal and how do I know if I should appeal?
Bill on Bankruptcy: Delaware Garners Almost All Big Chapter 11s
BigLaw Bonus Season: Treading Water is a 'Victory'
An outline of some issues to consider when addressing and negotiating hosting agreements in Florida....more
A short e-discovery best practice tip regarding accessing legacy systems....more
In the midst of a public health scare, an organization called Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) claiming to represent a group of teachers from Malibu High, Middle and Juan Cabrillo Elementary schools...more
The California Energy Commission (CEC) recently issued updated regulations for its new Nonresidential Building Energy Use Disclosure Program. The updated regulations provide practical guidance to building owners for...more
The Securities and Exchange Commission is making it clear: Government leaders who issue misleading financial information are putting themselves at risk.
Several recent actions by the Securities and Exchange Commission...more
From Day One, a start-up company needs to protect its technology and its branding, and to budget for that protection. Some suggested steps follow, many of which require little or no direct, out-of-pocket expense....more
On December 3, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously reversed the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and held that (1) a federal district court in a partnership-level proceeding had jurisdiction to determine the...more
When you have an auto accident, a workplace injury, or a slip-and-fall ? preparation is essential to a successful case. And that preparation begins with the victim and his or her family.
Commercial landlords often allow commercial tenants to construct a buildout tailored to their business (e.g., retail stores, restaurants, redesigning office space, etc.). Such tenants hire general contractors who in turn hire...more
California’s 2012-2013 Legislative Session concluded with the enactment of a variety of new laws that will affect California employers. In light of these developments, summarized below, California employers should review...more
In light of tax changes proposed for April 2014, partnerships may need to reconsider their members’ classification and/or duties to maintain the most tax efficient positions.
The UK Government’s recently published draft...more
Federal Reserve Adopts Final Systemically Important Financial Market Utilities Rules -
On Wednesday, December 5, 2013, the Federal Reserve Board (the "Federal Reserve") adopted final rules that amend Regulation HH...more
On December 9, the FHFA directed Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to raise guarantee fees (g-fees). Under the directive, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will increase the base g-fee (or ongoing g-fee) for all mortgages by 10 basis...more
It’s been a hot year in the trade secrets field, with some huge verdicts and settlements, a renewed spotlight on cyberattacks, and an unusual flurry of trade secrets legislation. Trade Secrets Watch’s 2013 Year-in-Review...more
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a new rule today under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). The subject of this proposed rule is to protect food from intentional adulteration when the intent is to...more
In this Report:
- I. Certificate of Need Program
- A. AL2014-009-E, Rainbow Omega, Inc. d/b/a Strickland/Stringfellow ICF/MR, Eastaboga, AL
- B. AL2014-010-E, Thomasville Regional Medical Center, LLC,...more
According to the National Center for Family & Marriage Research at Bowling Green State University, Ohio, the divorce rate for couples over age 50 has nearly doubled during the past 20 years. Divorce at any age is complicated,...more
About 20 years ago, a significant shift occurred in how the legal system in California and across the country dealt with domestic violence. This can be attributed to the murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman ? her...more
Grocery Store Refused to Hire Qualified Female for Courtesy Van Driver Job Because of Her Sex, Federal Agency Charged -
RICHMOND, Va. - Lee's Food Corp., doing business as Food Rite Community Supermarket (Food Rite),...more
When the cargo vessel “Irene EM” grounded on 30 October 2009 in the Gulf of Khambhat, underwriters declined cover as the loss was not caused by a peril of the sea.
The term “perils of the seas” refers only to fortuitous...more
Following on from our 'Open for Business – a Reform Wave to Hit the Australian Resources Sector' Legal Insight in October 2013, the Productivity Commission has released its final report on Major Project Development Assessment...more
The Internal Revenue Service has published a new notice that addresses specific questions on how the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in U.S. v. Windsor, recognizing same-sex marriage, affects elections and contributions under...more
The current version of Labor Code section 226.7 provides a penalty of one hour's pay for each day that an employee is required to work during any required meal or rest period. Cal-OSHA regulations require employers of certain...more
Foley’s Green Energy Technologies (GET) team has released its latest annual analysis of the water technology landscape titled "2013 Water Technology U.S. Patent Landscape Annual Report."
The 2013 Report was created by...more
In handing down its recent decision in Hunter v The Commonwealth of Australia, represented by the Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water Population and Communities  FWC 7917 (Hunter v Commonwealth), the Fair...more