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HTMLKey Takeaways for Foreign Franchisors in India Upon Delhi High Court's Anti-Arbitration Injunction
Saionton Basu; Duane Morris;
Legal Alert/Article
February 18, 2015, previously published on February 2, 2015
McDonald's has tasted significant success operating under a hybrid-franchise model in India since 1994. A recent spat with its joint venture partner, Vikram Bakshi, has brought to light several issues of which foreign franchisors in India should be aware.

 

HTMLNet Neutrality Revisited
William K. Keane; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 18, 2015, previously published on February 6, 2015
The issue of "net neutrality" has occupied the Federal Communications Commission (FCC or "the Commission") for years. With the FCC poised to adopt a new regulatory regime for broadband providers at its meeting on February 26, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler recently released the...

 

HTMLOFCCP to Update Sex Discrimination Guidelines
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 18, 2015, previously published on February 5, 2015
On January 30, 2015, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) in the Federal Register to rescind and replace the OFCCP's Sex Discrimination Guidelines. These significant proposed regulations would rescind the current Sex...

 

HTMLWhat's New for Tax Year 2014 (When Filing in 2015)
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 18, 2015, previously published on February 12, 2015
The following are select tax topics affecting individuals and businesses for tax year 2014. Several issues of significance to individuals and businesses for 2013 remain relevant for 2014 and are noted below. The impact of select new topics below, such as individual and business impacts of the...

 

HTMLNew York Public Authorities Law Amended To Establish That The Time To File A Notice Of Claim Against The NYC School Construction Authority Is To Commence At "Denial" Of Claim, As Opposed To "Accrual" Of Claim
Jose A. Aquino; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 17, 2015, previously published on December 19, 2014
On December 17, 2014, New York Governor Cuomo signed into law a bill to amend the New York Public Authorities Law, in relation to contractual claims and actions against the New York City School Construction Authority (“SCA”). The amendment adds an additional sentence to §1744(2) of...

 

HTMLFalse Claims and Anti-Kickback Defendants Should Insist on Discovery from the Whistleblower/Relator
Seth A. Goldberg; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 17, 2015, previously published on December 22, 2014
One arrow in the quiver for healthcare providers sued for violations of false claims and anti-kickback statutes is pressing for discovery from the whistleblower/relator, including a deposition of the relator. The failure of the whistleblower to comply with the discovery obligations could result in...

 

HTMLPennsylvania Supreme Court Adopts New Standards for Strict Liability Claims
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 17, 2015, previously published on January 5, 2015
On November 19, 2014, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court issued its much-anticipated decision in Tincher v. Omega Flex, Inc. (No. 17 MAP 2013), in which it addresses the proper standard under Pennsylvania law for strict liability claims relating to allegedly defective products. Although the court...

 

HTMLNLRB Overturns Register Guard and Holds Employee Use of Email on Nonworking Time for Union Organizing Must Presumptively Be Permitted
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 17, 2015, previously published on December 15, 2014
On December 11, 2014, a divided National Labor Relations Board (the "Board") overturned its 2007 decision in Register Guard and held that employee use of email on nonworking time for Section 7 purposes must presumptively be permitted by employers who have chosen to give employees access...

 

HTML“Per Capita” v. “Per Share” Voting in Agreements-Words Matter
Richard L. Renck; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 17, 2015, previously published on December 16, 2014
In Salamone, et al. v. Gorman, No. 343, 2014 (Del. Dec. 9. 2014), the Supreme Court of Delaware writes for nearly 60 pages sorting out contradictory provisions in a voting agreement that was supposed to clearly spell out the rights of various investors and investor groups to elect directors to the...

 

HTMLDelaware Supreme Court Issues Important Revlon Reminder
Richard L. Renck; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 17, 2015, previously published on December 23, 2014
On December 19, 2014, the Supreme Court of Delaware issued an engaging opinion reminding readers of the historical origins of the Revlon doctrine in Delaware corporate jurisprudence and reversing the Court of Chancery’s grant of preliminary injunctive relief because it was based on an...

 


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