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What to do when you go "ah-choo!" an employer's guide for dealing with infectious diseases

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

The flu and cold season is now approaching. Tragically, each year, a number of deaths result from flu and other infectious diseases.

District court invalidates relators' pre-filing releases on public policy grounds

Sidley Austin LLP

The False Claims Act is silent on the enforceability of a relator's pre-filing release of False Claims Act claims...

The Emerging List of "Emerging and Foundational Technologies"

Jones Day

The Situation: On November 14, 2018, the U.S. Department of Commerce ("Commerce")'s Bureau of Industry and Security ("BIS") issued an advanced notice...

Client Alert: Austin, Texas, Paid Sick Leave Law Ruled Unconstitutional

Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP

A Texas Court of Appeals recently ruled that the City of Austin’s paid sick leave law is unconstitutional under Texas law. The Third District Appeals...

CMS Proposed Rule Could Dramatically Increase Recoupments From Medicare Advantage Insurers

Pepper Hamilton LLP

On October 26, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a notice of proposed rulemaking that would significantly alter the risk...

Contract variations: a short guide

Travers Smith LLP

Contracts are often amended to take account of changed circumstances. But care is needed to avoid the pitfalls. Think about the rest of the contract...

What to do when you go "ah-choo!" an employer's guide for dealing with infectious diseases

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

The flu and cold season is now approaching. Tragically, each year, a number of deaths result from flu and other infectious diseases.

District court invalidates relators' pre-filing releases on public policy grounds

Sidley Austin LLP

The False Claims Act is silent on the enforceability of a relator's pre-filing release of False Claims Act claims...

The Emerging List of "Emerging and Foundational Technologies"

Jones Day

The Situation: On November 14, 2018, the U.S. Department of Commerce ("Commerce")'s Bureau of Industry and Security ("BIS") issued an advanced notice...

Employment Update

Travers Smith LLP

Prime Minister Theresa May has said that the Government will tighten the use of confidentiality provisions in employment disputes, saying "it is...

Client Alert: Austin, Texas, Paid Sick Leave Law Ruled Unconstitutional

Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP

A Texas Court of Appeals recently ruled that the City of Austin’s paid sick leave law is unconstitutional under Texas law. The Third District Appeals...

“No Deal” Brexit: No Data Protection Adequacy Decision For The UK in Commission’s Contingency Plan

Dechert LLP

Further to our previous OnPoint "No Deal" Brexit and its Implications for Data Protection, the European Commission has given an update on its "no...

CMS Proposed Rule Could Dramatically Increase Recoupments From Medicare Advantage Insurers

Pepper Hamilton LLP

On October 26, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a notice of proposed rulemaking that would significantly alter the risk...

ICO Issuers Settle With The SEC Over Unregistered Coin Offerings

Shearman & Sterling LLP

On November 16, 2018, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) instituted separate settled administrative proceedings against Carrier EQ...

Legal update on TMT - November 2018 - Can GDPR and blockchain get along?

Buddle Findlay

Blockchain Technologies are increasingly being promoted as a potential solution to a variety of data processing operations, largely due to...


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