Canadas new anti-spam law has now received royal assent and will begin to take effect on July 1, 2014.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Charities may find themselves in a predicament when faced with a decision of whether to return donations.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
The Harper governments response to the humanitarian disaster in the Philippines in the wake of Tyhoon Haiyan, and the announcement November 22 of a Canada-US security "Cooperation Framework" for the Asia Pacific, signal that its policy towards Asia is developing a greater security dimension to accompany its single-minded emphasis to date on economic objectives.
In June 2012, we wrote about Chief Justice Winkler's decision in Bowes v Goss Power Products (2012 ONCA 425) ("Bowes"), which had raised a number of eyebrows.
Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
The United States Supreme Court has just decided a case about the proper weight to attribute to contractual forum selection clauses and how to enforce the clause if a plaintiff files suit in a different court.
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
The Alabama Supreme Court recently addressed whether a lender must own a mortgage when it initiates foreclosure proceedings and, if not, whether that would invalidate the ownership rights in the property that the lender obtained through foreclosure.
Hollywood has given us many stories of casino capers, from mobsters skimming profits in Scorseses Casino to the card-counting savant in Rain Man.
On November 27, 2013, President Obama signed into law H.R. 3204, the "Drug Quality and Security Act" (the "Act"), bipartisan drug distribution security legislation.
On December 2, 2013, CMS published its final rule updating Medicare end-stage renal disease (ESRD) PPS rates and policies for 2014.
Day Pitney LLP
On October 1, amendments to the Connecticut Personnel Files Law went into effect, imposing new requirements on Connecticut employers, including nonprofit organizations.
Day Pitney LLP
On Tuesday, November 26, the Internal Revenue Service and the Treasury Department released proposed new guidance that would affect Section 501(c)(4) organizations - those that are required to have social welfare as a primary purpose.
Day Pitney LLP
The chairman of the board of trustees has lunch with a prospective trustee, or the board is looking to bring in a new executive director, and the candidate asks, "What are my indemnification protections?" How do you respond?
President Obama recently signed into law S. 330, the HIV Organ Policy Equity Act, which eliminates the restriction on acquiring HIV-positive organs in order to permit research on transplants involving HIV-positive individuals.
Hospices will be expected to be more vigilant in their decisions to cover and pay for prescription medications covered under their Medicare hospice per diem payment.
CMS has announced the 2014 application fee for institutional providers that are initially enrolling in the Medicare or Medicaid program or the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP); revalidating their Medicare, Medicaid or CHIP enrollment; or adding a new Medicare practice location (unless a hardship exemption applies).
Fox Rothschild LLP
We recently posted a blog about whether employers should secretly tape meetings with their employees. The issue arises because employers believe that employees are secretly taping them.
Proskauer Rose LLP
On December 2, 2013, the SEC's Division of Investment Management issued a new "Guidance Update".
Duane Morris LLP
Earlier this year, I told you about how I finally took the leap and moved off of my BlackBerry to the latest iPhone.
On December 5, the House of Representatives voted to pass H.R. 3309, also known as "The Innovation Act", whose supporters believe will help to address the issue of Patent Assertion Entities (also referred to as "Patent Trolls") by placing a greater burden and risk on the asserting parties.
McDermott Will & Emery
Privacy and data protection continue to be an exploding area of focus for regulators in the United States and beyond.