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HTMLClean Power Plan—Motions for Stay
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 19, 2016, previously published on December 2015
As widely reported, in late October more than two dozen states, along with numerous private plaintiffs, brought challenges to EPA’s controversial Clean Power Plan (CPP) final rule that was issued under the stated authority of Section 111 of the Clean Air Act. Perhaps encouraged by the Sixth...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

HTMLCalifornia Congressional Delegation Continues to Struggle with Drought Legislation
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 19, 2016, previously published on December 2015
Despite some early light rainfall, the California drought persists. Nearly two-and-a-half months into the new water year, and even with some ski areas having small amounts of snow to make rock skiing fun, California’s water security remains in dire condition.

 

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...

 

HTMLRenewable Energy Tax Incentives Extended
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 19, 2016, previously published on December 2015
On December 18, 2015, the Consolidated Appropriations Act was signed by President Obama and became law, extending a number of key renewable energy tax incentives. Of keen interest to many investors and developers, the law extends the PTC (the Section 45 Production Tax Credit) and the ITC (the...

 

HTMLPersonnel Files and Documents Relating to "Hand-Picked" Directors Ruled Discoverable in Breach of Fiduciary Duty Action Against Private Equity Firm
Paul D. Moore, Keri L. Wintle; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 30, 2015, previously published on November 23, 2015
A Delaware bankruptcy judge recently ruled that information concerning the compensation and performance of “hand-picked” directors of a private equity firm’s portfolio company was discoverable in an action for breach of fiduciary duty against the private equity firm.

 

HTMLFDA Publishes Draft Guidance Documents on Compounding Using Bulk Drug Substances
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 30, 2015, previously published on November 3, 2015
On October 27, 2015, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published notice of two draft guidance documents in the Federal Register[1]: “Interim Policy on Compounding Using Bulk Drug Substances Under Section 503A of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act”[2] and “Interim...

 


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