Home > Duane Morris LLP > Legal Library

Legal Articles: Duane Morris LLP

 







Document(s) published by this organization: 161


View Page: <<  Prev  11  12  13  14  15  16  17  Next  
Show: results per page
Sort by:

HTMLU.S. Supreme Court Invalidates Maryland Power Generation Incentive Program on Preemption Grounds
Phyllis J. Kessler; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 2, 2016, previously published on April 2016
On April 19, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Hughes v. Talen Energy Marketing, LLC. In its opinion, authored by Justice Ginsburg, the Court rejected the attempt by the State of Maryland to incentivize the construction of new power plants through the use of a contract for differences. A...

 

HTMLPennsylvania Announces Planned New Methane Rules
Seth V.D.H. Cooley; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 30, 2016, previously published on January 2016
On January 19, 2016, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf announced a “nation-leading strategy” to reduce emissions of methane associated with natural gas production, processing and transmission. Citing the fact that Pennsylvania is the second-largest producer of natural gas in the nation...

 

HTMLFlorida Second District Court of Appeal Weighs In on Consumer Collection Practices Laws
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 30, 2016, previously published on February 3, 2016
Many states have enacted consumer collection practices laws that impose additional hurdles for lenders in their efforts to collect debts and foreclose mortgages. A Florida appellate court has just addressed what it considers may be a case of first impression in Florida: whether a collection...

 

HTMLEmployee's Unauthorized, Wholesale Copying of Company Data Ruled Insufficient to Terminate Employee for Cause
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 30, 2016, previously published on February 8, 2016
On February 4, 2016, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (the “SJC”) ruled that an employee’s copying of confidential data from his company computer to a private backup service was a breach, but not a material breach of his employment agreement. EventMonitor, Inc. v. Leness,...

 

HTMLCalifornia Bankruptcy Court Holds Debtor Cannot Argue Real Property Had Lower Value Than What Was Attributed to Debtor's Schedules and Sworn Testimony
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 30, 2016, previously published on February 11, 2016
On November 5, 2015, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California issued a “Memorandum re Plan Confirmation” in In re Bowie, Case No. 15-10144 (Bankr. N.D. Cal. Nov. 5, 2015), holding, among other things, that a debtor was precluded from arguing that real...

 

HTMLWage and Hour Division Weighs in on Joint Employment
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 30, 2016, previously published on January 27, 2016
Administrator David Weil of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (“WHD”) recently issued an “Administrator’s Interpretation” setting forth the WHD’s view on how joint employer relationships are established under the Fair Labor Standards...

 

HTMLUpdate on Visa Waiver Program Implementation
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 30, 2016, previously published on January 28, 2016
The United States has implemented changes under the Visa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act of 2015 (the Act). Under the Act, travelers in the following categories are no longer eligible to travel or be admitted to the United States under the Visa Waiver Program (VWP):...

 

HTMLUSCIS Publishes Proposed Regulations Codifying Many of Its Existing Administrative Policies with Some Modifications: Comment Period Ends on February 29, 2016
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 30, 2016, previously published on January 22, 2016
On December 31, 2015, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published proposed rules in the Federal Register. Many of the proposals codify existing USCIS administrative memoranda and decisions with some modifications. The following are some of the key proposals.

 

HTMLFERC Declines to Resolve PURPA Dispute
Frederick J. Heinle; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 30, 2016, previously published on January 2016
On January 8, 2016, FERC declined to initiate an enforcement action under the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 (PURPA) in a matter involving a solar developer’s access to Connecticut’s renewable energy procurement program. Allco Renewable Energy Limited (Allco) argued that...

 

HTMLImplementation Day Occurs Under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action: Highlights of the Sanctions Lifted on Iran
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 28, 2016, previously published on January 19, 2016
Implementation Day under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) was on January 16, 2016. It marked the official verification by the International Atomic Energy Agency that Iran implemented its nuclear-related obligations under its agreements with the United States, the European Union and...

 


View Page: <<  Prev  11  12  13  14  15  16  17  Next