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Sony Pictures hit with class actions arising from recent data breach

  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 18 2014

Two groups of former Sony employees filed putative class actions this week arising from the company's recent data breach. Two former employees filed

DOJ affirms scope of successor liability in new FCPA opinion

  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 16 2014

In a recent Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA") Opinion Procedure Release, the U.S. Department of Justice ("DOJ") provided guidance on the scope

Compliance risks in China

  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • -
  • China
  • -
  • December 15 2014

On September 19, 2014, British pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline (“GSK”) announced that the Chinese Hunan Province Changsha Intermediate Court

Administration raises Gulf of Mexico oil spill penalty cap by 77 percent

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

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has issued a final rule increasing the limit of liability for damages under the Oil Pollution Act to $133.65

Guidelines regarding determination letter requests by pension equity plans

  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 11 2014

The IRS issued guidelines for determination letter applications for pension equity plans. A pension equity plan (“PEP”) is a type of hybrid pension

Do you have California employees? Action required by January 1, 2015 to comply with California’s new paid sick leave law

  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 10 2014

This term, the California Legislature enacted the Healthy WorkplacesHealthy Families Act of 2014 (AB 1522), which requires employers to provide paid

Issuing banks’ claims against Target allowed to proceed

  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 10 2014

A federal court has denied Target Corporation's motion to dismiss class action claims brought against it by issuing banks. The banks are seeking

Finally, the post-Alice Federal Circuit finds a computer-implemented business method patent-eligible

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

As noted in our previous client update, judicial rulings on the patent-eligibility of software and business method patents under section 101 of the U

Inflation-adjusted 2015 figures for estate and gift taxes

  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 5 2014

A number of tax figures are adjusted each year for inflation; for 2015, the most significant adjustments for estate and gift taxes are: Unified

CMS proposes changes for ACOs in the Medicare Shared Savings Program

  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 4 2014

On December 1, 2014, the Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) issued a proposed rule that