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U.S. Appeals Court Affirms Judgment Against 401(k) Plan Fiduciaries for...

On March 19, 2014, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eight Circuit (the “Appeals Court”) issued its highly anticipated ruling in the case of Tussey v. ABB, Inc., affirming a Missouri trial court’s $13.4 million judgment against…more

| Civil Procedure, Labor & Employment Law, Finance & Banking, Business...

New Paid Sick Time Mandates in New York & New Jersey

A new patchwork of local laws in the New York/New Jersey metro area guaranteeing employees paid or unpaid accrued sick time will complicate employers’ sick leave policies and practices. New York City, Jersey City and Newark have…more

| Labor & Employment Law

Health Law Insights Newsletter

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has extended the deadline for compliance with the two-midnight rule through September 30, 2014. The rule provides that if an inpatient stay crosses two midnights, the admission…more

| Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Civil Procedure, Privacy, Health

Business Brokers Get “No-Action” Relief from SEC

Business intermediaries who facilitate the purchase or sale of privately-held businesses for a success fee based on the size of the completed acquisition may no longer have to be concerned about registering as broker-dealers…more

| Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, Mergers & Acquisitions,...

Executory Forward SREC Contracts - What Exactly Does This Mean?

What happens to the payment for a solar renewable energy credit (SREC) when the payor closes its doors? Maryland citizens are finding out the hard way. The promises made to some of them are turning up empty…more

| Bankruptcy, Commercial Law & Contracts, Energy & Utilities

Report On Carbon Capture And Storage From The House

Would an 80% premium steer you away from an energy source that was low-carbon, naturally abundant in the United States, not subject to the vicissitudes of weather, incapable of nuclear meltdown and accompanied by a…more

| Elections & Politics, Energy & Utilities

New York Green Bank Opens for Business

The New York Green Bank has issued an RFP for developers, energy service companies, owner/operators and equipment manufacturers—as well as private-sector capital providers, including financial institutions or other third-party…more

| Commercial Law & Contracts, Energy & Utilities, Environmental Law,...

AAI Rules Amended Under CERCLA – Focus on Vapor and Records Review

Effective December 30, 2013, the EPA acted to amend the standards and practices for conducting all appropriate inquiries (“AAI”) to embrace an update to ASTM International standards, and to expressly bring vapor issues to the…more

| Energy & Utilities, Environmental Law, International Law & Trade, Real...

Tax Appeals in Connecticut: Know When to File

The deadline for appealing local property taxes in Connecticut is approaching. If you are considering appealing local property taxes this year, the following is a general explanation of Connecticut’s appeal procedure and…more

| Civil Procedure, Real Estate - Residential, Taxation, Real Estate -...

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