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New Year, New CIL Regs to save £millions

The New Year has started off with a bang as changes to the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Regulations 2010 were laid before Parliament.  The draft 2018 Regulations correct an unintended defect in the current legislation… more

A New Year, A New Wellness Program

Seyfarth Synopsis: New Year’s resolutions typically address health and well-being. Many among us have resolved this year to get off the couch, to sweat a bit more often to the “oldies,” to meditate and be mindful, and to eat less cake… more

ALJ Emphasizes Importance of Procedural Schedule

In a recent order, Administrative Law Judge Bullock granted Respondents Fujifilm Holdings Corporation, Fujifilm Corporation, Fujifilm Holdings America Corporation, and Fujifilm Recording Media U.S.A., Inc. (collectively, “Fujifilm”)… more

FDA Accepts Sandoz aBLA for Adalimumab Biosimilar

Sandoz, a division of Novartis, announced on Tuesday that the FDA has accepted for review its BLA under the 351(k) pathway for a biosimilar candidate to AbbVie’s Humira (adalimumab). According to the press release, adalimumab “is… more

Littler Global Guide - Germany - Q4 2017

Strengthening of Company Pension - Only around 60% of employees in Germany have a company pension plan, which they use to provide for retirement in addition to the statutory pension. This is set to change from January 1, 2018. The… more

2018 SMFP Need Determinations

The 2018 State Medical Facilities Plan (SMFP) was approved by Governor Cooper on December 11, 2017, and has been issued effective January 1, 2018. It includes need determinations of interest to a number of different types of providers… more

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

NYSE owner Intercontinental Exchange is looking to do the as-yet inconceivable: bring some order to cryptocurrencies. The plan, announced yesterday, is to launch a data feed that pull info from cryptocurrency exchanges around the world… more

Littler Global Guide - Hungary - Q4 2017

New Law Clarifies Definition of Employee with Decreased Working Abilities - A new amendment of the Hungarian Labour Code defines the term “employee with decreased working abilities” by enumerating four different characteristics… more

What Level of Due Diligence Should You Perform

Today, I want to take a deep dive and exploration of the levels of due diligence. Due diligence is generally recognized in three levels: Level I, Level II and Level III. Each level is appropriate for a different level of corruption… more

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