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In Shammas v. Focarino, the Eastern District of Virginia holds that an applicant must pay the government attorney's fees regardless of the applicant's success in a Section 1071(b) civil matter.
Yesterday, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) announced a consent order with GE Capital Retail Bank and its subsidiary CareCredit (collectively “CareCredit”) related to what the CFPB alleges were unfair and...more
In City of Irvine v. County of Orange (“City of Irvine”) (published and modified on November 22, 2013), the Fourth District Court of Appeal affirmed the trial court’s ruling that the County of Orange’s (“County”) application...more
While economists often look to patent activity as an indicator of economic health, trademark application and registration statistics can also reflect innovation, business development, and overall industry activity. The...more
UK asset managers may have understood that they had until July 2014 to apply to become Alternative Investment Fund Managers (AIFMs) under the AIFM Directive (AIFMD). However, in a recent statement, the UK Financial Conduct...more
In this presentation:
- Which Permit(s) Do I Need?
- Your Planning List
- How long will the Permitting Process Take?
- Planning Process Time Frames for Some of DHEC's More Common Permits
As noted in our previous blog postings on the subject (Applications Outsourcing Pricing - Part 1 and Applications Outsourcing Pricing - Part 2), the most prevalent model for pricing applications outsourcing services involves...more
Who's whining now? -
Certainly not some of Michigan's 60 small vineyard owners, who are a step closer to being able to hand out samples and sell wine at local farmers markets....more
Society of Human Resource Management studies show that 53% of job applicants lie on their resumes. Other research has placed the number at between 30% and 50%, with one 2011 study saying that 80% of resumes are – at a minimum...more
Corporations Code Section 313 generally provides that in the absence of actual knowledge of lack of authority, a contract executed by a corporation is not invalidated by any lack of authority of the signing officers provided...more
As I was digging around recently for some information regarding worldwide trademark activity, I ran across the 2012 State of Trademark Report from Thomson CompuMark and got caught up in the reports and statistics of the World...more
In This Report:
- I. April 2013 - Mississippi Certificate of Need Meeting
- II. Certificate of Need Program Report – Filings/Reports Since March 2013 CON Meeting
- A. Letters of Intent to Change...more
Application Support Centers, often called an ASC, offer fingerprinting services, usually after filing of an application for an immigration benefit. Applicants are usually notified about an ASC appointment by mail and should...more
Florida's requirement that applicants for unemployment insurance apply over the Internet and take an online skills test discriminated against the disabled, because they could not easily access the computerized process,...more
In this week’s episode of As the CFPB Turns questions remain regarding Director(?) Richard Cordray’s constitutional authority to act as the Director of the CFPB. House Financial Services Committee Chairman, Jeb Hensarling,...more
Last week, the Pacific Gas & Electric Company filed its General Rate Case Phase 2 Application with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC). The application requests that the CPUC approve new electric rates for...more
Beginning May 6, 2013, USCIS will implement Customer Identity Verification (“CIV”) in its field offices. This will require individuals to submit biometric data (fingerprints and photographs) when appearing for interviews or...more
When is one trade-mark too close to another? This is a question that we work through collaboratively with our trade-mark clients. The short answer is: “It depends…” The long answer is illustrated by these two recent cases. A...more
In an unexpectedly brief decision dated April 15, 2013, the Competition Tribunal dismissed the Commissioner of Competition’s application challenging certain practices of the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) under the abuse of...more
In This Report -
- I. March 2013 - Mississippi Certificate of Need Meeting
- II. Certificate of Need Program Report – Filings/Reports Since February 2013 CON Meeting
- A. Letters of Intent to Change...more
The microFIT Program was launched in 2009 as part of the Ontario government’s efforts to increase renewable energy in the province. The Program provides eligible participants with the opportunity to develop a small, or...more
The DOJ has concluded that two medical schools had no lawful basis for excluding applicants who had active cases of Hepatitis B because they could not show that these individuals posed a direct threat to the health and safety...more
There is much going on at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) these days, particularly in the privacy arena. In addition to the settlements discussed below, today the White House confirmed that President Obama will nominate...more
Key changes affect the registration and re-registration of legal entities in Kazakhstan.
EB-2 category for all chargeable areas other than China and India remains current, with minor forward movement in the EB-3 category.
The U.S. Department of State (DOS) has released its March 2013 Visa Bulletin. The Visa...more
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