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HTMLMassachusetts Trial Court Showing Deference to Arbitration as Sutow and Harelick Decisions Hew to Policy Favoring Arbitration
Michael B. Donahue; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 19, 2016, previously published on December 15, 2015
For many reasons, it’s good to be New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady in Boston. However, in light of two recent Massachusetts trial court decisions, it may have been good for him that he was not in court in Boston over the summer when challenging the NFL’s adverse arbitration...

 

HTMLPhiladelphia Expands "Ban the Box" Ordinance to Further Restrict the Consideration of Criminal Background Records in Hiring Decisions
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 19, 2016, previously published on December 22, 2015
On December 15, 2015, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter signed amendments to the city’s 2011 Fair Criminal Screening Standards (“Ban the Box”) Ordinance that limits employers’ ability to inquire about the criminal backgrounds of job applicants. These amendments expand the...

 

HTMLConsider Making a New Year's Resolution to Protect Your Company's Confidential Information
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 19, 2016, previously published on December 22, 2015
Each year at this time, employees throughout the United States receive performance reviews, raises, holiday bonuses, promotions with new responsibilities and, very often, new employment agreements. These events are often exciting for all parties: excitement on the part of the professional who...

 

HTMLIs Your Offshore Company Now "Tax Resident" in India?
Saionton Basu; Duane Morris;
Legal Alert/Article
January 19, 2016, previously published on January 13, 2016
The new year has commenced with a heated debate on whether India is right in treating an offshore company as tax resident in India if its place of effective management is established in India. The natural corollary to this principle, which was brought in by an amendment to the income tax laws by...

 

HTMLCuba’s Renewable Energy Plans Offer Opportunities for U.S. Investors
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 19, 2016, previously published on November 2015
Cuba recently announced plans to install more than two gigawatts of renewable energy capacity by 2030. According to Rosell Guerra, director for renewable energy of the Ministry of Energy and Mines, the additional capacity will result in renewables comprising approximately one-quarter of...

 

HTMLEPA’s Clean Power Plan—Litigation and the Court of Public Opinion
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 19, 2016, previously published on November 2015
On the heels of the October 23, 2015, publication of the final EPA Clean Power Plan (CPP), which mandates a 32-percent reduction in CO2 emissions (from 2005 levels) by 2030, the lawsuits have already begun. Within the past month, 26 states, joined by a number of industry groups, have filed suit in...

 

HTMLNew York PSC Adopts Net Metering of Community Distributed Generation Projects
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 19, 2016, previously published on November 2015
In July 2015, the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) issued an order establishing a Community Distributed Generation program, effective October 19, 2015. The program is intended to make renewables and other forms of distributed generation (DG) available to end users who are otherwise...

 

HTMLSingapore High Court Holds That a Restraint Order May Be Granted Prior to Calling a Meeting for a Scheme of Arrangement
Tham Wei Chern; Duane Morris & Selvam LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 19, 2016, previously published on January 6, 2016
In its latest decision in Re Conchubar Aromatics Ltd and other matters [2015] SGHC 322, the Singapore High Court held that it is possible for an interim stay of proceedings to be granted under Section 210(10) of the Companies Act (“the Act”) before an application is made to the court to...

 

HTMLPennsylvania Court Strikes Down Law Barring Individuals with Convictions from Working with the Elderly
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 19, 2016, previously published on January 13, 2016
The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court recently declared a provision in the Older Adults Protective Services Act (“the Act”) that prohibits persons convicted of a list of enumerated crimes to be employed in the care of older adults (including in an adult daily living center, a nursing home...

 

HTMLDistribution Arrangements In Singapore: Forewarned Is Forearmed
Roshini Krishnan, Mark See; Duane Morris & Selvam LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 19, 2016, previously published on December 7, 2015
“In fair weather prepare for foul,” Thomas Fuller advised. Exporters and distributors often sign distribution agreements with each other, but the terms of such agreements may not always be properly structured. The unintended problems created often do not become apparent until it is too...

 


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