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Shearman & Sterling LLP
Sanctions in relation to human rights issues are unaffected by the JCPOA, although these restrictions generally do not impact upon the above activities.
Foley Hoag LLP
The Clean Air Act's good neighbor provision prohibits upwind states from emitting air pollutants in amounts that will "contribute significantly to nonattainment" of a national ambient air quality standard...
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Earlier this week, the Federal Circuit in Circuit Check Inc. v. QXQ, Inc. clarified the standard by which a reference may be considered prior art for the purposes of an obviousness determination.
Jones Day
Supreme Court resolved the circuit split regarding whether a bankruptcy court may, with the consent of the litigants, adjudicate a claim that, though statutorily denominated as "core," is not otherwise constitutionally determinable by a bankruptcy judge.
Stites & Harbison PLLC
Summer camps are winding down at our house, which means the amount of Capri Sun being consumed is about to fall off precipitously until next summer.
Duane Morris LLP
The insureds were sued in a class action over alleged bodily injury and property damage caused by emissions from nuclear facilities.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Many US employers are exploring opportunities to expand globally. Due to the English-speaking special relationship between the US and the UK, employers may first look to the UK to for international exapansion.
Holland & Knight
The Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) released proposed rules regulating pregnancy discrimination and accommodation in employment.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Senate Bill 85, which is designed to improve the enforcement of child support orders, was recently signed into law.
Jones Day
The agency relied on the scientific data report of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, which found that staying within calorie requirements is difficult if 10 percent of total calories from added sugar is exceeded.
Jones Day
On July 14, 2015, the House Agriculture Committee submitted a report amending and approving H.R. 1599, the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act, introduced by Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.) in March 2015...
Jones Day
Under the Food Safety Modernization Act ("FSMA") proposed rule on Accreditation of Third-Party Auditors, FDA issued a draft guidance on model accreditation standards and a proposed rule on user fees for participation in the program created by the third-party auditors/certification bodies proposed rule.
Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP
The Nutter Bank Report is a monthly electronic publication of the firm's Banking and Financial Services Group and contains regulatory and legal updates with expert commentary from our banking attorneys.
Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC
A recent decision from Alabama highlights the problems which arise when a suit in Federal Court on the basis of diversity jurisdiction involves a foreign (i.e., non-US) business organization.
Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP
On June 13, 2015, the USPTO announced the availability of enhancements to its Private Patent Application Information Retrieval (PAIR) system.
Proskauer Rose LLP
A recent decision from Judge Jeffrey Alker Meyer in the District of Connecticut may make waves in the world of nonfiction copyright.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
One of the most frequently asked questions posed to healthcare lawyers is whether State X has a prohibition on the corporate practice of medicine, nursing or other profession, and if so, whether the prohibition is enforced.
Fox Rothschild LLP
As mentioned in an earlier post, the current deadline to object to dischargeability of certain debts in Curtis James Jackson, III's bankruptcy pursuant to 11 U.S.C. 523 is October 5, 2015.
Proskauer Rose LLP
It turns out that there is not a magic pill capable of reversing the effects of aging on the human brain, including memory loss, or at least not one we can remember right now.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
As seen elsewhere in this blog, the volume of global mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the first half of 2015 (H1 2015) reached near record-setting heights.
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Duane Morris LLP
On June 15, we reported that the State Department computer system used for verifying the personal data of visa applicants and for printing visa stamps was crippled by a "glitch" causing worldwide delays.
Holland & Knight
Beginning July 1, 2015, Chicago's minimum wage will increase to $10.00 per hour.
Morgan Lewis
Employers should take action to ensure compliance with new employment laws that take effect January 1, 2015.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Charles Oppenheim, Chief of the Visa Control and Reporting Division, U.S. Department of State, shares his analysis of current trends and future projections for the various immigrant preference categories with AILA.
Duane Morris LLP
On June 12, 2015 the U.S. State Department announced that a computer glitch has hit the Consular Consolidated Database (CCD) affecting the printing of U.S. visas at all consulates and U.S. embassies worldwide.
Fox Rothschild LLP
The State Department continues to report that "technical problems" with overseas systems preventing the Bureau of Consular Affairs from issuing visas, passports and other travel documents, since last week.
Ford & Harrison LLP
On June 15, 2015, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) announced that it is experiencing technical problems with its visa system, which have resulted in delays in printing visas and may require rescheduling some visa interviews.
Proskauer Rose LLP
U.S. Embassies worldwide currently are experiencing serious technological problems with their passport and visa systems.
Ford & Harrison LLP
The proposed rule more than doubles the annual salary required for an employee to be considered exempt from overtime or minimum wage under the FLSA's white collar exemptions.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Receipts for H-1B petitions selected for processing have been issued over the past week or so.
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