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"Opening shot" in negotiations: when does "without prejudice" protection apply?

In a dispute over whether a public authority's loan to a football stadium joint venture constitute illegal "state aid" under EU rules, in R (Sky Blue Sports and Leisure Ltd) & ors v Coventry City Council & ors [2014] EWHC...more

Recent Supreme Court Decision Reaffirms Tribal Sovereign Immunity for Commercial Activities Conducted Off-Reservation

In 1998, the U.S. Supreme Court confirmed that, absent a waiver or Congressional action to the contrary, the doctrine of tribal sovereign immunity applies to lawsuits arising from a tribe’s commercial activities, even if they...more

Regulatory Update: Japan Casinos: Integrated Resort Initiative Update

On December 5, 2013, a cross-party group of Japanese law makers submitted a draft bill (the “Integrated Resort Promotion Bill”) aiming to, among other things, legalize casino gambling. With many now expecting it to pass into...more

The Employment Law Authority - March/April 2014

In This Issue: - Depressed Worker Does Not Qualify For Leave: Court Finds FMLA Requires A Period Of Incapacity - Homer Deakins Testifies Before NLRB: Discusses Controversial Changes To Representation Election...more

Public-Private Partnerships, Putin Style

The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia is just around the corner. It will be the most expensive Olympics in history costing an estimated $51 billion. By way of comparison, the 2012 Summer Olympics in London cost...more

Tokyo 2020 Olympics Update Part 2 - Procurement

BACKGROUND - Tokyo will host the Games of the XXXII Olympiad from 25 July - 9 August 2020, and the Paralympic Games from 25 August - 6 September 2020. According to Jacques Rogge, former President of the...more

The Likely Battle Between the State Lottery and Atlantic City’s Casinos -- Will the Combination of Lottery Privatization and...

The New Jersey State Lottery has been in business for over 42 years. Following a 1969 voter referendum, which overwhelmingly approved the establishment of a state lottery, the New Jersey State Constitution was amended,...more

Hawaii SB768: Bill for an Act relating to Internet Gaming

Hawaii SB768: Bill for an Act relating to Internet Gaming. --- "BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII: [Excerpts] SECTION 1. The legislature finds that internet wagering on games of chance and...more

Partner Lisa Buckley’s Article “Making It As A Band May Be Tough, But Breaking Up Is Hard to Do”

The Wrap November 15, 2012 Press Release and Publication In the on-line magazine The Wrap, Partner Lisa Buckley, a member of Pryor Cashman's Entertainment, Litigation and Intellectual Property Groups, discusses the legal...more

Federal Criminal Lawyer Douglas McNabb of McNabb Associates - News On Current Federal Criminal Cases

August 9, 2012 - The Federal Crimes Watch Daily The Federal Crimes Watch Daily is a daily newspaper that discusses current federal criminal issues written by a federal criminal defense attorney. Topics Include: Federal...more

June 8, 2012 - The Federal Crimes Watch Daily

The Federal Crimes Watch Daily is a daily newspaper that discusses current federal criminal issues written by a federal criminal defense attorney....more

Court of Appeal Orders Unauthorized Digital Billboards Removed

Los Angeles has had a long and controversial history dealing with billboard issues, most recently brought to light in the Second District Court of Appeal decision in Summit Media v. City of Los Angeles (12/10/12), a case in...more

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