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On October 21, 2015, CMS is hosting a provider call to discuss the Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation (IMPACT) Act of 2014. The call will cover...more
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Limits of relief possible for Intervenor under CGS 22a-19 -
In Hunter Ridge LLC v. Planning & Zoning Commission Connecticut’s Supreme Court considered whether injunctive relief was available...more
Arizona has enacted Arizona House Bill 2670 (adding Arizona Revised Statute 41-1520 and amending Arizona Revised Statutes 42-5063, 42-5159, 42-6012, 43-1083.04 and 43-1164.05), which includes taxpayer-friendly revisions to...more
While Congress continues to consider (but not act on) nationwide student data privacy initiatives, the states continued to lead the charge in 2015. Earlier this year, we reported that, in 2014, 36 states introduced 110...more
Last night President Obama signed legislation into law to extend temporarily the Immigrant Investor Program (“Regional Center Program”) until December 11, 2015.
Congress created the EB-5 program in 1990 to stimulate the...more
With little apparent Democrat opposition, the U.S. House of Representatives on September 28 routinely passed a bill to allow employers of 50 to 100 employees to avoid the ACA’s especially heavy regulation of small group...more
Significant amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure submitted to Congress in April 2015 could change discovery practices in securities litigation before the end of this year. Absent legislation to reject, modify or...more
Widely lauded as the strongest equal pay legislation in the nation, California’s Fair Pay Act (Senate Bill 358) is now law. Effective January 1, 2016, the new law modifies California’s existing wage discrimination measures by...more
The legal relationship between business and the consumer will be fundamentally reshaped by the Consumer Rights Act 2015 (CRA), the key sections of which came into force on 1 October 2015.
This important piece of...more
The North Carolina General Assembly passed two significant pieces of legislation affecting corporate activity, expansion and new investment in North Carolina.
First, the General Assembly passed the state budget...more
Cette loi apporte des ajustements mais pas de bouleversements dans plusieurs pans du droit social français.
Après des mois de discussions ardues, la Loi pour la croissance, l'activité et l'égalité des chances économiques...more
On October 1, 2015, Japan commences application of its business-to-consumer (“B2C”) ecommerce consumption tax (“JCT”), analogous to the EU electronic services VAT which commenced January 1 of this year. The JCT will require...more
Today’s New York employment law landscape is increasingly dynamic, with a constant stream of newly issued legislation and judicial opinions. To keep our readers current on the latest events, we share regular summaries of...more
In August, the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania passed an ordinance that will require most employers to provide workers with paid or unpaid sick time. Pittsburgh follows the lead of Philadelphia, which approved a similar...more
Effective July 1, 2015, Rhode Island now imposes a realty conveyance tax on the transfer of controlling interests in a “real estate company,” in addition to any other state taxes. Under prior law, if a person or business...more
After rejecting earlier attempts to revive redevelopment, Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 2 on September 22, 2015, creating a new process to allow local governments to address blight in economically disadvantaged...more
This LawFlash focuses on dismissals and mass redundancies.
After months of tense discussions in the French Parliament, the law for the Growth, the Activity and the Equality of Economic Opportunities (Law Macron), which...more
We were pleased to host a program on September 28, 2015 on New York City’s two new background check laws, the Stop Credit Discrimination in Employment Act and the Fair Chance Act. Paul Keefe, Supervising Attorney at the NYC...more
As the old Bob Dylan song goes, “the times they are a-changin’.” While I suspect his message may have been intended for a more meaningful topic than social media employee privacy laws, his words do ring true. When Maryland...more
Consumer product manufacturers will be able to post warranties online rather than include printed warranty terms on slips of paper on or within product packaging, under industry-backed legislation signed into law by President...more
The water cooler, it seems, is a thing of the past. Or at least the actual physical water cooler is. These days, many of the office conversations take place online. Employees air their grievances, connect with each other, and...more
On September 22, 2015, Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 2, which will allow local governments to create Community Revitalization and Investment Authorities (CRIAs) -- a step some say is the rebirth of redevelopment. ...more
In addition to AB 465, California employers should watch for Governor Jerry Brown’s actions as to the following employment-related bills:
SB 358: The California Fair Pay Act is directed at closing the pay differential...more
We’ve been closely watching Assembly Bill 2 work its way through the legislature for most of 2015, and last week, it was finally signed by the Governor. What does it mean? You can find a detailed analysis by my partner,...more
In late August, the California Senate and Assembly passed AB 465, which, if signed by Governor Jerry Brown, will make pre-employment mandatory agreements to arbitrate Labor Code violations against California public policy...more
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