New requirements under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act are set to intensify state and federal governments' crackdown on worker misclassification…more
Agency implements rule requiring companies to disclose information regarding the use of certain industrial chemical substances commonly used in natural gas and oil well drilling…more
In an opinion that was poised to set a single standard governing the patent eligibility of computer-implemented inventions, no majority is reached…more
New ordinance has a number of provisions that may impact employers doing business in the city.
On May 9, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter signed into law a bill that steps up the city's efforts to become what the mayor…more
New Growth and Infrastructure Act introduces employee shareholder provisions that are expected to come into force later this year.
On 25 April, the Growth and Infrastructure Act 2013 came into effect and, among other…more
Notice Rule remains inoperative as court holds that it conflicts with NLRA's statutory language.
On May 7, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued its opinion in National Association of…more
Settlement with mutual fund directors and service providers serves as a reminder of responsibilities for disclosures relating to the approval of investment advisory contracts and provides insight into SEC enforcement priorities…more
OIG continues its aggressive interpretation of scope and effect of exclusion from participation in Federal health care programs and clarifies several open questions…more
Focusing on precision rather than recall, district court finds that process complies with discovery obligations…more
Report makes no formal recommendations, but OIG notes that lengths of stay and frequency of general inpatient care are issues requiring further scrutiny…more
Use of the new form is mandatory starting May 7, 2013.
As we reported earlier, on March 8, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced a newly revised Employment Eligibility Verification form, Form…more
New QCA code highlights the importance of relationships between companies and their shareholders and aims to provide clear, detailed guidance on the characteristics and composition of effective, independent boards…more
UK Supreme Court decision confirms traditional rules on enforcement of all US judgments in England and reverses a significant liberalisation of cross-border bankruptcy law…more
Ruling rejects DOL challenge of an agreement by a 100% ESOP-owned company to advance defense costs and indemnify a trustee…more
Court confirms that "disability" should be interpreted broadly and places onus on employers to explore a reduction in working hours as a potential adjustment…more
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