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Managing the employment relationship in Tennessee
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • USA
  • July 25 2016

A structured guide to state specific laws, misclassification and employment contracts in Tennessee


NLRB Decision Enhances the Risk of Unionization of Joint Employers
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • USA
  • July 20 2016

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently made it easier for unions to force joint employers to recognize and bargain with unions. In its


Business Owner Sentenced to 15 Months for Defrauding SBA’s 8(a) Program Through Use of “Shell” Company to Receive 8(a) Contracts
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • USA
  • July 8 2016

In another example of the government's efforts to root out fraud in government procurement programs, on July 5, U.S


In Escobar, Supreme Court Endorses, but “Materially” Refines, Implied Certification Theory of False Claims Act Liability
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • USA
  • June 23 2016

On June 16, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its much-anticipated opinion in Universal Health Services, Inc. v. United States ex rel. Escobar


Supreme Court Delivers Blow to Patent Holders - Refuses to Change PTAB Claim Construction Test for IPRs
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • USA
  • June 21 2016

In yet another highly anticipated patent decision, the Supreme Court decided Monday that the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) can continue to use


SCOTUS Says: Veterans Affairs Must Prefer Veterans
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • USA
  • June 16 2016

In a unanimous decision issued today, the U.S. Supreme Court held that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is required to set-aside


Supreme Court Unanimously Changes Standard for Enhanced Damages in Patent Litigation, Potentially Increasing Value of U.S. Patents
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • USA
  • June 15 2016

The United States Supreme Court continued its string of dramatic alterations to fundamental patent law this week by changing the standard for


U.S. Supreme Court to Resolve Circuit Split on FCA Seal Breaches
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • USA
  • June 5 2016

Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court granted the petition for writ of certiorari in State Farm Fire and Casualty Co. v. United States ex rel. Rigsby and


Sixth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Securities Actions, Holding that Statutes of Repose Cannot Be Tolled
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • USA
  • June 2 2016

On May 19, 2016, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit affirmed the dismissal of two cases brought by investors in certain Morgan


Federal Circuit Clarifies “Accrual” of Claims under Contract Disputes Act
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • USA
  • May 25 2016

In Kellogg Brown & Root Services, Inc. v. Murphy, Kellogg Brown & Root Services (KBR) filed a claim with the Army to recover costs associated with a