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Construction Law Practice Tip: An Accepted Subcontractor Bid May Not be Enforceable Unless it Satisfies the Statute of Frauds
  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • USA
  • March 17 2017

A general contractor (“GC”) relies on a subcontractor’s written bid to win a project. The subcontractor then withdraws its bid, forcing the GC to hire


Employer Compliance in an Era of Heightened Immigration Enforcement: The IMAGE Program
  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • USA
  • March 16 2017

In February 2017, Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly issued two memoranda providing guidance on the recent Executive Order entitled "Border


The Covenants May Not Run, but Sabine’s Ruling Won’t Hide
  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2017

In the most recent ruling arising from the now infamous Sabine case (In re Sabine Oil & Gas Corp., 547 BR 66 (Bankr. SDNY 2016)), in which New York


You Can’t Stifle Consumer Reviews: Complying with the Consumer Review Fairness Act
  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • USA
  • March 13 2017

As of March 14, 2017, the recently enacted Consumer Review Fairness Act (the “Act”)1 will prohibit “gag clauses” - contract provisions that prohibit


Paxton v. City of Dallas: Attorney-Client Privilege and Missed Deadlines Under the TPIA
  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • USA
  • March 9 2017

The TPIA establishes a presumption of access to government information but also carves out certain exceptions to the public-disclosure requirement


Federal Court Preliminarily Enjoins California Law that Prohibits Reporting Actors’ Ages
  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • USA
  • March 9 2017

California Assembly Bill 1687 ("AB 1687"), which went into effect on January 1, 2017, requires certain entertainment websites to remove a paid


IRS Provides Transition Relief Regarding QSEHRA Notice Deadline
  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • USA
  • March 9 2017

The IRS has provided transition relief under its Notice 2017-20 (the “IRS Notice”) regarding the employee notice requirement that small employers must


Brady v. Klentzman: Setting the Proper Burden of Proof for Media Defamation Cases
  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • USA
  • March 9 2017

Brady v. Klentzman arose from a newspaper article that detailed alleged preferential treatment given to the son of a high ranking officer in the Fort


Disability Plan Can Disclose Disputed Substance Abuse Problem to Employer Without Violating ERISA
  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • USA
  • March 9 2017

A former employee alleged that Aetna, as administrator of FedEx’s short-term disability plan, breached its fiduciary duty under ERISA when Aetna


House Republicans Unveil Draft Healthcare Reform Legislation
  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • USA
  • March 8 2017

The House Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means Committees introduced two bills on March 6, 2017, collectively entitled the American Health Care Act