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|Responding to Subpoena for Medical Records May Create Liability for Healthcare Providers Under State Law Negligence Claims|
Seth A. Goldberg, Philip H. Lebowitz; Duane Morris LLP;
December 10, 2014, previously published on November 14, 2014Healthcare providers receiving a subpoena for patient medical records may want to think twice before complying with the subpoena and producing the records. A recent Connecticut case, Byrne v. Avery Center for Obstetrics and Gynecology, P.C. ("Byrne"), arose when the defendant gynecology...
|FDA Publishes Second Draft Guidance for Further Clarification of Drug Supply Chain Security Act|
Carolyn A. Alenci, Frederick R. Ball; Duane Morris LLP;
December 10, 2014, previously published on November 17, 2014Earlier this year, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requested information and commentary for the implementation of the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) that in part "establishes a Federal system for tracing prescription drug products through the pharmaceutical distribution...
|New Jersey Establishes Complex Business Litigation Program|
James J. "J." Ferrelli; Duane Morris LLP;
December 10, 2014, previously published on November 19, 2014The Supreme Court of New Jersey has announced the establishment of a Complex Business Litigation Program, effective January 1, 2015, with designated judges in each county assigned to provide individualized case management to complex business, commercial and construction cases meeting the program...
|The Singapore-India Connection: A Robust Past and a Compelling Future|
Saionton Basu; Duane Morris;
November 19, 2014, previously published on October 21, 2014In determining the optimum gateway for investing into India, reliance on industry data may be the most prudent opening gambit. Data released by India's Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion peg Mauritius and Singapore as the top two destinations through which foreign direct investment and...
|When the “Discovery Rule” is Irrelevant|
Adam L. Gill, Jeffrey L. Hamera; Duane Morris LLP;
November 18, 2014, previously published on September 29, 2014Can the statute of limitations for a claim expire even before a project owner knows that it has a claim? This is a very real possibility if one is not careful in drafting contracts. Courts generally recognize that sophisticated business entities should be permitted to forfeit rights in contracts,...
|This Week in Internet Gaming (Week of Oct. 6-10)|
Eric D. Frank; Duane Morris LLP;
November 18, 2014, previously published on October 10, 2014The Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association lost its court battle fighting the United Kingdom’s Gambling (Licensing & Advertising) Act, specifically the point of consumption tax required to be paid on all online gaming activities taking place in the UK.
|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...
|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...
|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...
|No More Bets? Leagues Seek Restraining Order Against NJ Sports Betting|
Christopher L. Soriano; Duane Morris LLP;
November 17, 2014, previously published on October 21, 2014In light of Monmouth Park’s stated intention to accept sports wagers beginning October 26, today the professional sports leagues filed an application for a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction stopping New Jersey from implementing the sports wagering law signed on October 16.