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March 2024 Case Summaries

Summary - To qualify as a transportation worker for purposes of the FAA, an employee’s relationship to the movement of goods must be sufficiently close enough to conclude that the employee’s work plays a tangible and meaningful role in… more

Hatch-Waxman 101

Pharmaceutical patents have proven to be a highly effective incentive for groundbreaking innovation. However, corresponding drug prices have long been an animating issue in American law and policy… more

California Insurance Reform Creates Opportunity

As wildfires continue to grow in frequency and scale across California, and as the state’s homeowner’s insurance crisis continues to worsen, the California Department of Insurance (DOI) has issued a proposed regulation that, for the… more

Assignment of Charter

What is it and what does it do? An assignment of charter is a security agreement whereby a party (typically, a vessel owner) that has entered into a charter assigns its rights under such charter to a secured party (typically, the… more

SEC Pauses Climate Change Disclosure Rules

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently made a significant decision to pause its implementation of new rules aimed at enhancing climate change disclosures by public companies. (Order Issuing Stay) This move, which was… more

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