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What Are The Landlord’s Rights When The Tenant Assumes And Assigns The Lease To A Third-Party? 
Fox Rothschild LLP

In conjunction with assuming the lease, the Bankruptcy Code allows the debtor-tenant to assign the lease to a third party.
Why International Courts May Be The Way Forward 
Clyde & Co

The start of this year saw the launch of the Singapore International Commercial Court.
Supreme Court Docket Report - March 2, 2015 
Mayer Brown

The Equal Credit Opportunity Act makes it "unlawful for any creditor to discriminate against any applicant, with respect to any aspect of a credit transaction … on the basis of … marital status." 15 U.S.C. § 1691(a).
Constructor Made Mistake Of Law, Not Fact: Convicted Of OHSA Charge 
Dentons (Canada)

A constructor that argued the "mistake of fact" due diligence defence was instead found to have made a "mistake of law".
A New Take On Compliance Programs 
Mayer Brown

Brent Snyder, the Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Criminal Enforcement at the US Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division, recently provided advice on maintaining an effective antitrust compliance program.
Executives Beware: Trends In Criminal Cartel Enforcement 
Mayer Brown

After racking up record corporate criminal fines in three of the last four years, one might think that the Antitrust Division of the DOJ had made a strategic decision to focus more of its enforcement efforts on corporations.
Missed Opportunities Means Extra Taxes 
Crowe Mackay LLP

Thousands of Canadians pay more income tax than they should. By not taking full advantage of deductions, you may be one of those generous Canadians without even knowing it.
Loose Lips: The Danger Of Sharing Competitive Information With Competitors 
Mayer Brown

Increasing prices can be stressful for manufacturers as they consider such questions as: What is the proper price point? How will customers react? What will the competition do?
Know Your Filing Deadlines! California Revises Automatic Effectiveness Rule 
Fox Rothschild LLP

If you are filing a franchise renewal application in California, then you will need to do so earlier this year if you want to take advantage of the state’s automatic effectiveness rule.
How To Avoid Bankruptcy 
Crowe Mackay LLP

Business owners can run into difficulties trying to sustain operations while dealing with the various demands from their banker, employees, suppliers, government regulators and most importantly, customers.
Understanding "Fines And Penalties Coverage" Under Cyber Insurance 
Jones Day

This post is the second in a series that will discuss discrete issues that arise in cyber insurance.
FTC Sues Debt Relief Business For False Advertising 
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP

On February 18, 2015, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") filed a complaint against Payday Support Center LLC and related entities ("PSC"), alleging that the debt relief companies have made untrue claims related to the services they offer.
Federal Circuit Upholds Patent Term Adjustment Deduction For IDS Filed After Restriction Requirement 
Foley & Lardner

In Gilead Sciences, Inc. v. Lee, the Federal Circuit upheld the USPTO’s interpretation of the Patent Term Adjustment statute.
The Continuing Evolution Of Workplace Disability Law: Two Provincial Courts At Odds On The Deductibility Of Disability Benefits From Severance Pay 
Miller Thomson LLP

Workplace disability poses many practical and legal challenges for employers. Employers must balance their own business interests with an employee’s right to be accommodated and treated fairly and with respect.
Court Suspends Implementation Of Mackenzie Valley "Superboard" 
Lawson Lundell LLP

The Supreme Court of the Northwest Territories has granted an injunction to the Tlicho Government suspending the implementation of the Mackenzie Valley "Superboard" legislation.
Federal Circuit Patent Updates - March 2015 

Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc. v. Nuvasive, Inc. (No. 2013-1576, 2013-1577, 3/2/15) (Lourie, Dyk, Reyna)
Ruling In First Amendment Suit Strikes Down Charlottesville Panhandling Ordinance 
Womble Carlyle

My office off of Charlottesville’s downtown mall provides me with a great view of each day’s activities in this lively pedestrian space.
The Killing Of Jimmie Lee Jackson 

Yesterday marked the 50th anniversary of the death of Jimmie Lee Jackson.
HHS Launches New Payment And Delivery Model To Improve Oncology Care  
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton

Cancer care is notoriously complex, intensive and costly. With more than 1.6 million people diagnosed with cancer each year, there is a strong impetus towards reforming service delivery.
FTC Lawsuit Against Debt Relief Servicers Carries Lessons for Structuring Fees Under Telemarketing Sales Rule  
Troutman Sanders LLP

The defendants primarily market debt relief services via radio and Internet advertisements to consumers who owe multiple debts arising from high-interest, short-term payday loans and cash advances.
HR SaaS Applications: Business Or Tech Transformation? 

Why are HR cloud application implementations now business transformation rather than technology transformation projects?
Interview With Fábio Figueira, Partner, Veirano Advogados Law Firm, Brazil 
Veirano e Advogados Associados

This week, IFN brings you an exclusive interview with Fábio Figueira, a partner at Brazillian law firm Veirano Advogados, during which we discussed Islamic fi nance opportunities in Brazil and the country’s investment infrastructure.
New York Law Journal: Realty Law Digest - February 11, 2015 
Herrick, Feinstein LLP

In his weekly Realty Law Digest column (subscription required), Scott Mollen analyzes two notable cases.
USCIS Announces Work Permits For Qualifying Spouses Of H-1B Employees  
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton

U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) announced on February 24 that certain qualifying spouses of H-1B workers will be allowed to apply for a work permit beginning on May 26, 2015.
Assessing Potential Hires With A Criminal Record: Best Practices And Legal Considerations 
Fisher & Phillips LLP

According to some studies, more than 90 percent of employers conduct criminal background checks for some job applicants and more than 70 percent of employers conduct background checks on all potential new hires.
Tips To Locate And Print Automated Form I-94 And Travel History 
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP

The United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has fully implemented its program to automate Form I-94 at all air and sea ports.
March Visa Bulletin Sees Huge Jump For EB-2 India - Not Much For Others 
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP

EB-3 Worldwide moves 5 months to 01JUN2014, while EB-3 China moves 7 weeks to 22OCT2011 and EB-3 India moves 1 week to 01JAN2004.
Update On Immigration Executive Actions 
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP

It is important to note that those who were granted DACA already under the program implemented in 2012 are in no way affected by this ruling, so they should apply for their DACA renewal as planned.
Clinton David Appears On The Chip Franklin Show 
Fox Rothschild LLP

Clint David was a guest on The Chip Franklin Show on February 24, 2015.
4 Questions Providers Should Consider When Preparing Or Responding To An Investigation  
McGuireWoods LLP

BDO Consulting has published an interesting infographic we think healthcare investors may be interested in.

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