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ERISApreemption of state health-care reporting requirements
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • June 29 2015

ERISA establishes uniform national standards and obligations for the fiduciaries of employee benefit plans. With certain exceptions, it preempts "any


Delaware amends its general corporation law to authorize exclusive forum provisions and prohibit fee-shifting provisions
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2015

A great deal of attention has been paid over the past few years to efforts made by corporations to control in which courts internal corporate claims


Due process and equal protectionright of same-sex couples to marry
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2015

Two years ago, in United States v. Windsor, No. 12-307, the United States Supreme Court invalidated Section 3 of the federal Defense of Marriage Act


Clean Air ActEPA’s consideration of costs in decision to regulate the emission of hazardous air pollutants by power plants
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • June 29 2015

Section 112 of the Clean Air Act, as amended by the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990 (42 U.S.C. 7412), requires the Environmental Protection Agency


Fair Housing Actdisparate-impact claims
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2015

Claims of discrimination based on race, sex, or other protected characteristics may rest on a claim of disparate treatment, which requires proof that


Affordable Care Actavailability of tax credits
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2015

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) created statewide health insurance exchanges. Individuals who don’t have employer-provided


A matter of semantics: Validus Reinsurance invalidates foreign-to-foreign withholding
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • June 29 2015

President Bill Clinton famously attempted to come to terms with the meaning of the verb "is" when he was caught engaging in hanky-panky at the White


Limitations on liability exceptions for gross negligence and willful misconduct and the implications for outsourcing agreements
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • August 12 2013

In outsourcing agreements, parties typically limit their liability to each other. The parties often exclude from those limitations on liability


US Supreme Court decision in Kimble v. Marvel Entertainment, LLC leaves Brulotte’s Ban on post-expiration royalties intact but confirms how to escape its web
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2015

In Kimble v. Marvel Entertainment, LLC the US Supreme Court, while acknowledging the criticism of other judges and scholars, chose to uphold the


CFPB enforcement action against payday lender has broad implications for financial institutions
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • July 17 2014

The US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has entered a consent order under which ACE Cash Express, Inc., a payday lender, agreed to pay $10