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|States v. Nations: An International Challenge|
Eric J. Sinrod; Duane Morris LLP;
November 17, 2014, previously published on September 30, 2014The fact that states and nations do not line up neatly on the geographical global map continues to create international problems.
|Get ready, Vietnam’s Restaurants Open To 100% Foreign Ownership!|
Manfred Otto; Duane Morris Vietnam LLC;
November 17, 2014, previously published on October 24, 2014Now is the time for international chains to position themselves. Beginning in January 2015, Vietnam’s restaurant business is open to 100 percent foreign ownership. Foreign-invested enterprises (“FIE”) may run their own production and internal logistics network free from...
|Governor Signs Sports Betting Bill; Clarification Motion Withdrawn|
Christopher L. Soriano; Duane Morris LLP;
November 17, 2014, previously published on October 17, 2014On October 16, 2014, the New Jersey Legislature passed Senate Bill 2460, which changed the legal framework for sports betting in New Jersey. Today, Governor Christie signed that legislation into law. Immediately thereafter, the Attorney General’s office withdrew the State’s application...
|Paid Sick Leave Passes in Massachusetts|
Duane Morris LLP;
November 17, 2014, previously published on November 10, 2014On November 4, 2014, voters in Massachusetts passed a ballot initiative that entitles employees in Massachusetts to earn and use sick time. Massachusetts now joins Connecticut and California as the states with mandatory sick leave laws. The Massachusetts ballot measure, which will take effect on...
|OIG 2015 Work Plan - Skilled Nursing Facilities|
Ari J. Markenson; Duane Morris LLP;
November 17, 2014, previously published on November 13, 2014Recently, the Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General (the OIG) released its work plan for 2015. The work plan provides stakeholders with a road map to the OIG’s activities in the coming year as they relate to its enforcement priorities and issues it will...
|UK Employment Appeal Tribunal Rules That Overtime Pay Should Be Included in Holiday Pay|
Susan A. Laws, Jenny Wheater; Duane Morris;
November 17, 2014, previously published on November 4, 2014The Employment Appeal Tribunal in the United Kingdom ruled today that in determining "pay" for the purposes of paid holiday entitlement for those undertaking their employment duties in the UK, remuneration for voluntary, non-guaranteed overtime must be taken into account if it forms part...
|The Skies Are Still Friendly, Despite Virgin Galactic Crash|
Eric J. Sinrod; Duane Morris LLP;
November 17, 2014, previously published on November 5, 2014First, we took to the air by hot air balloon. Next, we went even higher via ever-developing aircraft. Astronauts then made their way into outer space and even to the moon.
|Government of India Discloses Names of Overseas Bank Account Holders: Risk and Ramifications Analysis|
Saionton Basu; Duane Morris;
November 17, 2014, previously published on October 29, 2014The GOI is obligated to disclose to the Supreme Court all such names of account holders it has received from cooperating territories and investigating agencies under the Egmont Principles, in line with past Supreme Court directives.
|Court Interprets "Substantial Completion" To Extend Repose Period|
Stanley A. Martin; Duane Morris LLP;
November 17, 2014, previously published on November 5, 2014The HVAC sub finished a new condo unit system in August 2001. The condo was substantially complete in early 2002. But since the developer did not pay necessary fees, the city did not issue a certificate of occupancy until August 2003. Which date should be used to start the Wyoming ten-year statute...
|California Enacts Comprehensive Groundwater Management Legislation|
Jolie-Anne S. Ansley, Thomas M. Berliner, Colin L. Pearce; Duane Morris LLP;
October 28, 2014, previously published on October 15, 2014On September 16, 2014, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a historic package of three bills—Senate Bill 1168, Senate Bill 1319 and Assembly Bill 1739—instituting comprehensive groundwater management in California. The legislation represents perhaps the most significant...