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Client Alert on Latest Legislative Developments

by Dentons on

During the past several weeks the Azerbaijani Parliament has adopted a number of laws, introducing amendments to the Law On Banks, the Civil Code, the Civil Procedure Code, the Administrative Procedure Code, the Law On...more

13 Steps For Closing A NJ Medical Practice

Thinking of closing your medical practice? Whether this decision stems from wanting to retire or to seek new employment, as the owner of a medical practice in New Jersey, you must take certain steps prior to closing your...more

Controversial NY lender and student loan servicer licensing proposals removed from budget bill

by Ballard Spahr LLP on

A New York lender licensing proposal that threatened to create new regulatory burdens for financial service providers and to potentially adversely affect credit availability to New York residents and businesses, has been...more

National Survey on Marijuana Laws and Regulations

by Fox Rothschild LLP on

This survey has been provided by the Fox Rothschild Cannabis Practice as a quick reference to relevant laws and statutes governing marijuana usage in the United States. Legalized cannabis – for medical or...more

News From the Vermont Statehouse - An Analysis from DRM’s Government & Public Affairs Team - April 2017

by Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC on

Trial Bar Proposes Anti-Ride-Sharing Amendments to Insurance Bill - The Senate Judiciary Committee considered amendments this week proposed by the Vermont Trial Lawyers Association that would likely force Uber out of...more

Kansas Strengthens Third Party Administrator Laws

by Polsinelli on

Kansas Senate Bill No. 22, which became effective on March 9, 2017, amends the Kansas Third Party Administrator laws and appears designed to make them more robust by incorporating much of the language from the new National...more

Chicago's Pharmaceutical Representative Licensing Requirements Just Around The Corner

by Wiggin and Dana LLP on

Chicago has rolled up the welcome mat for pharmaceutical companies and their field representatives. Come July 1, 2017, the Second City essentially will ban pharmaceutical representatives from marketing or promoting any...more

Georgia Law Requires Durable Medical Equipment Suppliers to be Licensed

by Arnall Golden Gregory LLP on

On March 30, 2017, the Georgia State Senate voted to pass SB41, which amends the Georgia Pharmacy Practice Act, regulating the practice of pharmacy in the state of Georgia. After passing both the House and Senate, the bill is...more

OTA & Travel Distribution Update - March 31st, 2017

by Garvey Schubert Barer on

Some interesting stories in this week’s GSB OTA & Travel Distribution Update (for the week ending March 31, 2017): - Restaurant Bookings Today, Hotel Reservations Tomorrow [SOCIAL MEDIA]. This week’s Chefs & Tech...more

Ohio’s Consumer Sales Practices Act Broadens Its Application

Ohio’s Consumer Sales Practices Act (the CSPA) makes it unlawful for “suppliers” to engage in unfair, deceptive or unconscionable acts or practices in connection with a wide variety of consumer transactions, including...more

Blog: Arkansas To Passport Money Transmitter Licenses?

by Cooley LLP on

Any company running a payments business has come across one major hurdle in the US: state money transmitter law. Over 45 jurisdictions within the US regulate money transmission, broadly defined as engaging as a business in...more

Pennsylvania Zombie Liquor License Auction: Keys to Making a Successful Bid

The Pa.L.C.B. recently completed the second phase of the zombie liquor license auction, which was established under Act 39 of 2016 and discussed in previous blog posts. The second phase, like the first, saw a great price...more

OCC Issues Draft Licensing Supplement for Fintech Companies Seeking National Bank Charters

by Ballard Spahr LLP on

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) has taken another step toward implementing its proposal to allow financial technology (fintech) companies to apply for a special purpose national bank (SPNB) charter,...more

New Beer Reporting Requirement Form Released

With the passage of Act 166 of 2016, effective January 17, 2017, Pennsylvania licensed breweries must now report to the Pa.L.C.B. the volume of malt or brewed beverages sold at their premises to consumers and...more

Recent comments from ASIC regarding licensing

by Dentons on

Members of our team were invited to attend a licensing liaison meeting at ASIC’s offices in Sydney last Thursday....more

New Indiana Insurance Department Bulletin Changes TPA Licensing and TPA Renewals

by Polsinelli on

A recent Indiana Department of Insurance Bulletin announces a change regarding how the Department will issue initial third party administrator licenses and renew existing licenses for nonresident third party administrators in...more

Mississippi Enacts Fantasy Sports Legislation

by Klein Moynihan Turco LLP on

Mississippi became the first state to enact fantasy sports legislation in 2017 when Governor Phil Bryant signed HB 967 into law last week. The law is set to go into effect on July 1, 2017, though the State will start...more

Chicago Proposes Pharma Rep Licensing Rules and Ethical Standards

by Dechert LLP on

The City of Chicago Commissioner of Public Health on Friday, March 17, published proposed Rules to implement the highly-publicized pharmaceutical representative licensing ordinance enacted in November 2016....more

Consumer Loan, Commercial Loan or Neither?

by Allen Matkins on

The California Finance Lenders Law imposes a licensing requirement on persons engaged in the business of a finance lender. Cal. Fin. Code § 22100(a). Chapter 2 of the CFLL imposes a host of requirements on “consumer loans”...more

[Webinar] Best Patent Practices in a Transforming Environment | Part II: Evolving Strategies for Patent Enforcement and Licensing...

by Robins Kaplan LLP on

Today’s patent practice is rapidly transforming. The practice is undergoing sea changes in patent eligibility, enforcement strategies, and damages. Now more than ever, innovative companies need to adopt best practices to...more

New PA Beer Reporting Requirements Still Fluid

Under Act 166 of 2016, which became effective on January 17, 2017, breweries and wholesalers are required to report to the Pa.L.C.B. the volume of malt or brewed beverages sold either at wholesale or at retail on a monthly...more

THE LATEST: Occupational Licensing—Do We Need to Protect “the Public from Rogue Interior Designers Carpet-Bombing Living Rooms...

by McDermott Will & Emery on

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has looked at licensing boards many times in the past and advocated for regulations with less restriction that promote competition. There are numerous examples of antitrust regulators’...more

FTC Task Force to Challenge Occupational Licensing Regulations: Does your interior designer really need to be licensed?

by Seyfarth Shaw LLP on

Acting chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission, Maureen Ohlhausen, announced her first major policy initiative last week: an Economic Liberty Task Force. Ohlhausen targeted occupational licensing regulations as a major...more

Direct Sales to Consumers Exempt From Beer Franchise Laws?  Pa.L.C.B. Opines on Contract Brewing Arrangement Providing Beer to...

Recently, the Pa.L.C.B. published a legal opinion on the use of contract brewed beer by a couplet. A couplet is a manufacturing license (such as a G license for a brewery) that is used in conjunction with a brew pub (GP)...more

You Down with OPP? Pa.L.C.B. Opines on Manufacturers’ 50% Limitation for On-Premises Sales of Other People’s Products

Under Acts 39 and 166 of 2016, Pennsylvania-licensed manufacturers are now permitted to sell products made by other Pennsylvania-licensed manufacturers (such as Pennsylvania breweries, limited wineries, distilleries, and...more

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