In this issue:
- Table Of Contents
- Table Of Authorities
- I. Introduction.
- II. Texas Citizens Participation Act: What is it?
- A. Background and Enactment of the TCPA.
In this presentation:
- Overview and recommendations regarding hearing procedures.
- Ways to maximize confidentiality and immunity protections under state law, HCQIA and the Patient Safety Act.
On May 1, the Supreme Court of the State of New York, Appellate Division, overturned a lower court’s order requiring a lender to modify a borrower’s loan agreement under the terms employed in the trial period as the penalty...more
Has the Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) in the UK started as it means to go on? The FCA recently fined a UK subsidiary of a private Swiss Bank for failing to establish and maintain effective anti-money laundering controls...more
In Kleveland v. Siegel & Wolensky LLP, 2013 DAR 4961(2013) the California Courts of Appeal for the Fourth Appellate District affirmed the denial of a special motion to strike and the award of costs and attorney fees as...more
In this issue:
- The Firm’s Ediscovery Team Attorneys
- Case Insights
- Editor’s Corner
- Excerpt from Peerless Industries, Inc. v. Crimson Av, LLC, Case No. 1:11-cv-1768, 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS...more
On May 2, 2013, the SEC filed an order instituting settled administrative proceedings against the trustees (“Trustees”) and certain service providers of two “turnkey” open-end series investment companies, Northern Lights Fund...more
In Suffolk P.E.T. Mgt., LLC v. Anand, 2013 NY Slip Op 02335 (First Dep’t April 4, 2013), the Appellate Division, First Department affirmed an Order by the Supreme Court, New York County Commercial Division (Bernard J. Fried,...more
The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged the trustees of two “turnkey” mutual fund trusts with causing untrue or misleading disclosures about their review of the funds’ advisory contracts. The Commission also...more
On April 22, the European Union lifted all sanctions on Burma except an arms embargo. The sanctions had already been eased in April 2012, which left open the option of easily putting them back into place. The European Union’s...more
I. Introduction -
The EU has updated its sanctions measures against Burma/Myanmar, Syria, North Korea and Libya.
For Burma/Myanmar, the Council has decided to lift all economic sanctions, while keeping the...more
A March 23, 2013 decision from the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey serves as a cautionary tale for litigants. As a result of some arguably poor decisions by the plaintiff and likely miscommunication between...more
The Health Resources and Services Administration (“HRSA”) has issued a final rule (“HRSA Rule”) that will eliminate duplicative federal reporting requirements of provider sanctions and other adverse actions taken against...more
Cuba Details Rules for Special Economic Zone -
The Cuban government last week released details of customs reforms for a long-planned free trade industrial manufacturing and maritime shipping facility in the Mariel...more
Employers in two recent EEOC cases were sanctioned by federal courts for destroying employee records. These rulings illustrate the need for employers to develop and implement document retention procedures to avoid costly...more
It is always a good idea to Shepardize or Keycite important cases, especially when the case involves the ever evolving area of e-discovery. We find ourselves always checking the cases in our CLE entitled “Electronic...more
On 26 December 2012 (the “Effective Date”), Bank Indonesia (“BI”) published Regulation No. 14/24/PBI/2012 (“Regulation 14”) which contains a revised version of the single presence policy applicable to...more
Background - On 2 January 2013, Bank Indonesia (“BI”) issued Regulation 14/26/PBI/2012 on the business activities and branch or office networks of banks (“Regulation 14”). Regulation 14 has been keenly anticipated by market...more
Since the Anti-monopoly Law (“AML”) has come into effect in August 2008, MOFCOM has issued 16 conditional approvals requiring certain structural or behavioral remedies in order to prevent the anticompetitive consequences...more
In last month’s newsletter, we discussed how developments in 2012 had considerably tightened sanctions against Iran, including through the first-ever application of sanctions to separately incorporated subsidiaries of U.S....more
Foreign nationals with an interest in expanding their businesses in America often find themselves trying to navigate a complicated regulatory scheme from applying for visas to understanding U.S. laws. With clients in Europe...more
The federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published a final regulation to further implement section 6113 of the federal health reform law, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The March 19, 2013,...more
Lawyers for oil giant BP and the state of Alabama told a federal judge today that they intend to file for sanctions against Halliburton for its handling of cement samples in the wake of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil rig...more
In an opinion released yesterday, the Seventh Circuit schooled appellant’s counsel first on the application of the New York Convention and Panama Convention, then on the high standard of review it applies to commercial...more
In EEOC v. The Original HoneyBaked Ham Company of Georgia Inc., 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 26887 (D. Colo. Feb. 27, 2013), the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado sanctioned the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...more
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