On October 11, 2016, the U.S. CFTC unanimously approved proposed rules relating to the application of certain swap provisions of the Commodity Exchange Act and CTFC to cross-border transactions.
Farella Braun & Martel
The district court had ruled the settlement agreement inadmissible for failure to use the magic words required by the California Evidence Code.
Bryan Cave LLP
According to the guarantor, it should be excused from its obligations because it was essentially the same as the borrower, and thus protected by California's anti-deficiency laws.
Fox Rothschild LLP
This week the Obama administration issued a " call to action" statement in which it urged state governments to restrict many of the non-compete agreements that employers often impose on employees.
Day Pitney LLP
On October 17, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that its Comprehensive Primary Care (CPC) initiative generated a total of $57.7 million in gross savings in Medicare Part A and Part B expenditures in its second performance year.
Sullivan & Worcester LLP
The Holocaust Expropriated Art Recovery (HEAR) Act of 2016 has been pending for several monthsnow, and was recently recommended favorably by the Senate Judiciary Committee in September.
Poyner Spruill LLP
In our consulting days, a former boss a retired Army Colonel enjoyed sharing his Cold War recommendation for protecting sensitive documents from the KGB: fill up a fleet of tractor-trailers with every U.S. government document, and then dump the entire contents on the doorstep of the Soviet Embassy.
Fox Rothschild LLP
The FTC has issued an updated data breach response guide. The guide provides an outline of steps the FTC believes your company should follow in the event of a data breach. They fall into several broad categories: securing operations, fixing vulnerabilities, and notifying appropriate parties.
California Governor Jerry Brown approved Assembly Bill 1289 on September 28, 2016.
Amend, extend and clarify: the 2016 legislative session was not so much about creating new rights and responsibilities under California employment law, but more about expanding and addressing lingering questions that stem from existing workplace mandates.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have announced that they are making permanent their "Program for Parallel Review of Medical Devices," which is now operating as a pilot program.
We never heard the term "slack fill" before we started writing for this blog, but it seems to be getting a lot of attention lately. We enjoyed a podcast from NPR's Planet Money the other day discussing slack fill in black pepper containers, and we blogged on the FDA's regulation of slack fill a little more than a year ago.
Fox Rothschild LLP
The case of Tanner v. Allen recently made its second appearance in the Delaware Supreme Court.
Duane Morris LLP
Since shortly after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") began publishing FDA Form 483 inspectional observations of Section 503B outsourcing facilities, many State Boards of Pharmacy have inappropriately relied upon the FDA's findings as a basis to pursue outsourcing facilities for violations of state law.
Reed Smith's Life Sciences Health Industry Group is hosting a Life Sciences CLE Day at our Philadelphia office on Thursday, November 10.
McDermott Will & Emery
We previously reported on the Seventh Circuit's decision in United States ex rel. Nelson v. Sanford-Brown Ltd., in which the court rejected the implied certification theory of FCA liability and granted summary judgment for the defendant.
The Commission issued a notice of its determination not to review an initial determination finding no violation of Section 337 by Respondents in connection with alleged misappropriation of trade secrets.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On Friday, October 7, 2016, several industry trade organizations and associations, as respondents, filed a brief requesting that the U.S. Supreme Court review the fractured decision of the Sixth Circuit to exercise jurisdiction over various challenges to the EPA-Army Corps issued Waters of the United States ("WOTUS") Rule under the Clean Water Act ("CWA").
Thompson Coburn LLP
In 1978, Proposition 13 was added to the California State Constitution limiting increases in assessed value of real property to help California real property owners.