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Why Does The EEOC Target Health Care Companies For ADA Violations? Could It Be The Companies? 
Fox Rothschild LLP

What is it about health and medical care facilities that brings down the heavy hand of the EEOC so often, alleging ADA and pregnancy discrimination?
Hidden Dangers In M&A: Bribery And Corruption 
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

Embarking on an international M&A transaction can be an exhilarating time for any company, although there are a host of business and legal issues involved.
Unanswered Questions About FERC's Proposed Rules For Increasing Coordination Of Natural Gas And Electric Grid Operations 
Wright & Talisman PC

On March 20, 2014, FERC issued proposed rules to change interstate natural gas pipelines' nomination and scheduling procedures.
Malta - A Reputable Flag Of Choice 
Fenech & Fenech Advocates

Since time immemorial vessels have been in use and have been engaged in various trading activities across the world.
Governor Quinn Approves Illinois "Ban The Box" Law Limiting Private Employers’ Ability To Screen Job Applicants By Criminal History 
Barnes & Thornburg

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn approved an act which prohibits private employers with fifteen or more employees from inquiring about an applicant’s criminal history.
Insurance And Reinsurance Weekly Update - 22 July 2014 
Clyde & Co

Welcome to the twenty-seventh edition of Clyde & Co’s (Re)insurance and litigation caselaw weekly updates for 2014 .
ECB Publishes Note On The Comprehensive Assessment 
Shearman & Sterling LLP

On July 17, 2014, the ECB published a note on the process for disclosure of results of the Comprehensive Assessment.
ECB Decision On SSM Reporting 
Shearman & Sterling LLP

A Decision of the ECB on the reporting of information and data collected from individual banks and investment firms was published in the Official Journal.
EBA Revised Guidelines On Compensation Information Collection 
Shearman & Sterling LLP

The European Banking Authority published revised Guidelines on the data collection exercise regarding high earners and on the remuneration benchmarking exercise.
European Commission Responds To Frontloading Issue Raised By ESMA 
Shearman & Sterling LLP

On July 17, 2014, ESMA published a letter from the European Commission in response to ESMA’s letter regarding the frontloading issue under the EMIR.
District Of Columbia Circuit Court Dramatically Expands Privilege Protection For Internal Corporate Investigations: Part III 
McGuireWoods LLP

Commentators applauding the D.C. Circuit's decision generally overlook an equally significant issue -- what the court did not say.
Illinois Embraces "Ban The Box" 
Fisher & Phillips LLP

On July 19, 2014, Illinois joined a growing number of states prohibiting employers from asking about applicants’ criminal histories early in the hiring process.
NWT Human Rights Commission's Early Resolution Process - Beware! 
McLennan Ross LLP

The NWT Human Rights Commission has recently established an Early Resolution policy and procedure.
Financial Regulatory Developments Focus - 23 July, 2014 
Shearman & Sterling LLP

In this newsletter, we provide a snapshot of the principal European, US and global financial regulatory developments.
Illinois Joins Ban-The-Box States; New Jersey May Be Next 

Criminal background questions on employment applications will no longer be permitted in Illinois, effective January 1, 2015.
The World In US Courts - Orrick's Quarterly Review of Decisions Applying US Law to Global Business and Cross-Border Activities - Spring 14 

This issue contains our summaries of 25 new US federal court decisions, in areas of the law including Intellectual Property, Antitrust, Securities, and RICO.
Denver Shale Symposium Attracts Large Attendance From Major Oil And Gas Companies 

Addressing recent developments affecting the oil and gas industry in the Rockies, the Shale Symposium in Denver drew close to 300 industry professionals.
Healthcare & Life Sciences Private Equity Deal Tracker: DICOM Grid Secures $6 Million In Financing 
McGuireWoods LLP

DICOM Grid, headquartered in Phoenix, Ariz., is a healthcare IT company that has made a cloud-based platform for medical image management and exchange.
Mixing Politics With Chocolate Trademark And Trade Dress Is Not So Sweet 
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP

Republican politician Steve Hershey was barred from using campaign signs that feature the name "Hershey" in white text on a dark brown background.
Federal Courts Issue Conflicting Decisions On Affordable Care Act Subsidies 
Ford & Harrison LLP

Two federal appeals courts issued conflicting decisions on the availability of subsidies for health insurance purchased by individuals on federal Exchanges.
Your Indemnity Clause Means What It Says: No Mulligans Allowed! 
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP

The plaintiff in the underlying action was a passenger in a golf cart operated by a fellow guest at a golf tournament hosted by the Canadian Litigation Counsel Inc.
Don’t Miss The Boat On Your Insurable Interest 
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP

The Superior Court of Quebec recently rendered a decision based on insurable interest in a case involving a sunken boat.
Trust Code Revisions Enhance New Hampshire's Position 
The McLane Law Firm

As of July 1, New Hampshire joined the very short list of states where trusts can be modified in four different ways.
New Tricks With Old Fraud 
Smith & Williamson

A commonly quoted principle concerning fraud states: "there is no such thing as a new fraud, only new ways of committing old fraud."
Transparency Act 2008 – New CSSF Guidance On Publication Of Periodic Financial Information 
Allen & Overy

The Transparency Act 2008 implemented the Transparency Directive into Luxembourg law.
Legal Late Bloomers 
Fox Rothschild LLP

Jerry Liu was featured in the Inside Counsel article, "Legal Late Bloomers." Full text can be found in the July 22, 2014, issue, but a synopsis is below.
Real Estate Bulletin - July 2014 
Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP

This Real Estate Bulletin highlights recent client transactions for which we have been pleased to serve as legal counsel.
Employment Tribunal Fees 
Goodman Derrick LLP

29 July 2014 will mark the first anniversary of the introduction of legal fees in the Employment Tribunal.
UK Bank Ring-Fencing – What Goes Where? 

UK retail bank ring-fencing took a step forward as two important pieces of secondary legislation were laid before Parliament, where they now await approval.
Insurance Brokers: Coming Into The Regulatory Firing 
Clyde & Co

A series of fines imposed by the Financial Conduct Authority on insurance brokers is indicative of greater scrutiny of the insurance sector by regulators in the UK.

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