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HTMLU.S. Department of Justice Announces New FCPA Pilot Program Designed to Encourage Companies to Self-Report Bribery
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 23, 2016, previously published on April 7, 2016
On April 5, 2016, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Fraud Section, announced a series of bold steps to encourage companies to come forward and disclose their wrongdoing in the anti-corruption arena. While this likely ensures that the wave of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) cases and...

 

HTMLU.S. Supreme Court Strengthens Protections for Criminal Defendants' Right to Counsel in the Federal Courts
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 23, 2016, previously published on March 31, 2016
On March 30, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court held that the Sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution guarantees a defendant’s right to access his or her funds that are untainted by any criminal conduct to pay for counsel. In Luis v. United States, 578 U.S.---(2016), the Supreme Court...

 

HTMLNew BLM Guidelines Establish Mitigation Fees for Solar Projects on Public Lands in Southwestern United States
Phyllis J. Kessler; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 23, 2016, previously published on April 2016
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) expanded its roadmap for development of solar projects on government land by releasing new guidelines on March 2, 2016. The new guidelines expand the federal government¿s approach to its Western Solar Plan, which commenced in 2012.

 

HTMLLong-Term Solar Outlook Remains Strong in Spite of SunEdison, Abengoa Troubles
Frederick J. Heinle; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 23, 2016, previously published on April 2016
The recent financial difficulties for solar developers SunEdison and Abengoa have made headlines and raised questions of whether they foreshadow tough times for the industry as a whole. SunEdison, which has not been profitable in more than five years, faces, in the words of its yield co, a...

 

HTMLPHMSA Seeks Expansion of Natural Gas Pipeline Safety Regulations
Dennis J. Hough; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 23, 2016, previously published on April 2016
On March 17, 2016, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (“PHMSA”) announced proposed new safety regulations concerning onshore natural gas transmission and gathering pipelines. These proposed regulations would expand and enhance the reach of PHMSA’s pipeline...

 

HTMLNYC Council Approves Plastic Bag Fee
Seth V.D.H. Cooley; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 22, 2016, previously published on May 2016
Joining the ranks of a growing number of cities and communities across the United States and around the globe, New York City will soon move to limit the use of plastic bags in the retail and grocery sectors. On May 5, 2016, a plastic bag fee bill (Intro. No. 209-A, 2014) was passed by City Council,...

 

HTMLEEOC Issues Guidance Relating to Leaves of Absence and the ADA
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 22, 2016, previously published on May 16, 2016
On May 9, 2016, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) issued its guidance, “Employer-Provided Leave and the Americans with Disabilities Act” (“Guidance”). This Guidance addresses the rights of disabled employees who seek leave as a reasonable...

 

HTMLU.S. Supreme Court Concludes That Implied False Certification Is Allowed but Limited; FCA Liability Is Expanded
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 22, 2016, previously published on June 16, 2016
A business may now not know whether it committed fraud until the government chimes in.

 

HTMLOSHA's New Workplace Injury Reporting Rule: A Nudge in the Right Direction, or Enforcement by Shame?
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 22, 2016, previously published on May 18, 2016
On May 11, 2016, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) finalized a recordkeeping and reporting rule that will require certain employers to electronically track and submit information regarding workplace injuries and illness. OSHA intends to post the data from employers’...

 

HTMLEducation and Justice Departments Issue Controversial Title IX Guidance on Transgender Students Equating Sex with Gender Identity
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 22, 2016, previously published on June 3, 2016
On May 13, 2016, the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights and the U.S. Department of Justice (“the Departments”) issued a Dear Colleague Letter (“DCL” or “guidance”) regarding transgender students (meaning students who identify as a gender that...

 


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