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Texas Supreme Court denies litigants’ petition to review the contours of the Texas economic loss rule

  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 26 2014

The Texas Supreme Court denied a petition for review stemming from the Houston Court of Appeals’Barzoukas v. Found. Design, Ltd. decision. The case is

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s plan to reform risk management

  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 22 2014

On August 20, 2014, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) issued an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR) on Risk Management, Financial

Fourth Circuit rejects “could have” standard for determining fiduciary breach

  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 21 2014

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit held that the plan administrator failed to follow a prudent process when it decided to forcibly

Mexican energy reform on oil and gas

  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • -
  • Mexico
  • -
  • August 18 2014

Mexico's package of energy reform laws ("Energy Law" - nine new laws and amendments to twelve existing laws) became a reality with its promulgation

IRS adjusts coverage affordability percentage for tax credit (not safe harbor) purposes

  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 15 2014

In recently released Revenue Procedure 2014-37 (the "Rev. Proc."), the IRS adjusted the contribution percentage, from 9.5 percent to 9.56 percent, to

Upcoming deadline for amending certain business associate agreements

  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 8 2014

The deadline is September 22, 2014 for group health plans to amend certain business associate agreements ("BAAs") for compliance with amendments to

Operational error if ESOP allocated shares contrary to loan documents

  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 8 2014

Generally, shares in a leveraged ESOP may be released from the suspense account and allocated to participants' accounts using a principal-only method

Securities liability for false opinions - 10th Circuit weighs in on circuit split

  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 7 2014

The standards for Section 11 liability for statements of opinion in registration statements is the subject of a split between the Federal Circuit

PCAOB adopts new auditing standard for related party transactions

  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 6 2014

On June 10, 2014, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (the "PCAOB") adopted Auditing Standard No. 18 ("Standard No. 18"), which amends and

NLRB general counsel authorizes complaints against Mcdonald’s, classifying franchisor as joint employer with franchisees

  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 1 2014

The National Labor Relations Board's ("NLRB" or the "Board") general counsel Richard Griffin announced July 29, 2014 that he had authorized