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Scottish Independence: What Next For The North Sea? (Video Content) 
Mayer Brown

In this video Senior Associates Sam Webster and Rebecca Bothamley discuss the upcoming referendum on Scottish independence.
After Hours: OSHA Facilitates The Entry Of Union Representatives Into Non-Unionized Workplaces: How Employers Can Protect Themselves (Video Content) 
Arent Fox LLP

Employees at a workplace without a collective bargaining agreement may designate a person affiliated with a union to act as their "personal representative" for OSH Act purposes.
How The Cookie Crumbles: Cookie Enforcement Sweeps Begin In EU 
Arent Fox LLP

European Data Protection Authorities are taking part in what is being referred to as "Cookie Sweep Day."
New Jersey Enacts Alimony Reform Bill 
Fox Rothschild LLP

After almost three years of legislative debate and public discussion, alimony reform has finally come to New Jersey.
CFTC Permits CPOs To Advertise 
Proskauer Rose LLP

The CFTC issued an exemptive letter that permits a commodity pool operator relying on an exemption under CFTC Regulation 4.7(b) or 4.13(a)(3) to engage in general solicitation.
German Insolvency Law — Overview Of Insolvency Challenge Rights 
Mayer Brown

The insolvency challenge rights give the insolvency administrator, under certain prerequisites, access to assets which the debtor disposed of to the detriment of the creditors prior to the filing for insolvency, thus increasing the insolvency estate.
Changes to Labour Market Impact Assessment Applications Mean More "High-Wage" Applications, Increased Access to Expedited Processing 
Green and Spiegel LLP

Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) has updated the Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) application forms.
Department Of Justice Criminal Division Will Increase Its Review Of False Claims Act Cases For Criminal Prosecution 
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.

The DOJ Criminal Division announced that the office will be stepping up its review of False Claims Act qui tam complaints for potential criminal prosecution.
European Commission Releases Technical Standards On Radio Frequency Identification 
Reed Smith

In July, the EU introduced new technical standards to assist users of Radio Frequency Identification technology to comply with the EU Data Protection regime.
Employee’s LinkedIn Contacts Once Again Becomes Focus Of Trade Secrets Claim 
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.

The information contained in an employee’s LinkedIn contacts were discussed in the context of trade secrets in a recent California Federal District Court case.
Nullity Of General Terms And Conditions In Turkey And Its Effect On Multinational Companies 

Since July 2012, business enterprises in Turkey have been legally required to change their longstanding practices due to the recent enactment of two new vital codes.
Equitable Subrogation: "Complete And Perfect Justice" Requires Party To Be Without Fault 
Pepper Hamilton LLP

A lender that attached the wrong legal description to its recorded mortgage sought equitable subrogation and/or reformation of the mortgage to obtain a first priority lien.
Employment Law Summer Recap 2014: Part 5 Of 11 – Old School’s Frank Ricard And Contractual Statute Of Limitations Provisions: I Don’t Know If We’ll Have Enough Time 
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.

The Rodriguez v. Raymours Furniture Co., Inc. ruling is significant because it provides employers with a terrific way to limit their exposure to employment lawsuits.
Tax Policy Update - September 15th, 2014 
McGuireWoods LLP

The number of developed countries that have a better tax code than the U.S., according to a report released this morning by the Tax Foundation.
Insurance And Reinsurance Weekly Update - 16 September 2014 
Clyde & Co

Welcome to the thirty-third edition of Clyde & Co’s (Re)insurance and litigation caselaw weekly updates for 2014
340B Federal Drug Pricing Program September Update: Self-Disclosures 
McDermott Will & Emery

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Office of Pharmacy Affairs (OPA) released an update on September 8, 2014, covering self-disclosures.
BREAKING NEWS: Tennessee Supreme Court Appoints New Attorney General 
Dickstein Shapiro LLP

The Tennessee Supreme Court today appointed Republican Herbert Slatery III as the state’s next Attorney General.
Club Deal Litigation Ends With Settlement As PE Firms Pursue New Deal Structures 
McGuireWoods LLP

The Carlyle Group’s recent settlement, reportedly $115 million, combines with earlier settlements by six other defendants for a total of nearly $600 million.
Final Meaningful Use Rule: CMS Loosens Its Grip 
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton

CMS finalized a rule on August 29th which should give providers some breathing room in complying with meaningful use requirements for the EHR Incentive Program.
Transitional Compliance Period For Business Associate Agreements Expiring September 23, 2014 
Foley & Lardner

Covered entities and business associates have until September 23, 2014, to update their business associate agreements to comply with the changes to HIPAA.
CFPB And FTC Stop Two Payday Lending Scams 
Foley & Lardner

Payday loans are short term loans generally made in small amounts that are intended to be repaid out of the borrower’s next paycheck, together with interest.
Some PURPA Qualifying Facilities Are More Qualified Than Others 
Foley Hoag LLP

A divided panel of the 5th Circuit held that the Texas Public Utilities Commission had authority to limit the universe of "Qualifying Facilities" under PURPA.
The Law And Business Of Social Media - Status Updates, September 15th, 2014 
Morrison & Foerster LLP

The California legislature has passed a law that would significantly expand privacy protections for students from kindergarten through high school.
UDAAP Council Weekly UDAAP Standards Report - 09/17/14 
Foley & Lardner

Every week, courts around the United States issue decisions addressing aspects of civil UDAAP claims.
DC's New "Ban-The-Box" Law: Nonprofits Soon May No Longer Question Applicants About Arrests 
Venable LLP

D.C. is about to become the 14th jurisdiction nationwide to "ban the box," prohibiting employers from asking job applicants to whether they have ever been arrested.
Weekly Washington Healthcare Update: September 15, 2014 
McGuireWoods LLP

This Week: House Passes Legislation to Postpone 2014 Enforcement of Medicare Supervision Requirement for Outpatient Therapeutic Services.
Bris De Sécurité Impliquant Des Renseignements Personnels : Quel Est Le Préjudice Indemnisable? 
McMillan LLP

Les recours collectifs suite à un bris de sécurité impliquant des renseignements personnels gagnent en popularité.
What Does It Mean To Be A Fiduciary? 
Clark Wilson LLP

A family member or friend has died and you are named as the executor and trustee under their will.
Canadian Securities Administrators Propose New Take-Over Bid Rules 
Clark Wilson LLP

On September 11, 2014, the CSA announced that they intend to publish a new harmonized regulatory proposal to Multilateral Instrument 62-104 Take-Over Bids.
Focus Antitrust - 10 September 2014 
Charles Russell LLP

The European Commission has fined Infineon, Philips, Samsung and Renesas a total of €138 million for breaching Article 101 TFEU.

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