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HTMLBombay High Court Rules in Favour of Vodafone India in $490 Million Tax Dispute
Saionton Basu; Duane Morris;
Legal Alert/Article
October 28, 2014, previously published on October 14, 2014
On 10 October 2014, the Bombay High Court delivered a judgment in favour of Vodafone India Services Private Limited (Vodafone India) in a long-pending USD 490 million tax dispute. The Vodafone India intra-group transaction that had triggered this tax controversy pertained to the financial year...

 

HTMLCalifornia Enacts Comprehensive Groundwater Management Legislation
Jolie-Anne S. Ansley, Thomas M. Berliner, Colin L. Pearce; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 28, 2014, previously published on October 15, 2014
On 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...

 

HTMLU.S. Department of Labor Announces Final Rule Raising Minimum Wage for Federal Contract Workers
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 27, 2014, previously published on October 9, 2014
On October 1, 2014, the U.S. Department of Labor announced that it would publish a final rule implementing the provisions of President Obama's Executive Order 13658 to raise the minimum wage for employees of federal contractors, which the President announced in his State of the Union Address in...

 

HTMLSupreme Court of India Cancels 214 Coal Block Allocations
Saionton Basu; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 7, 2014, previously published on October 1, 2014
In a judgment delivered on 24 September 2014, the Supreme Court of India cancelled 214 coal block allocations that had been in place since 1993. Out of the 214 cancelled allotments, 42 coal blocks with end-use plants that were already functional or were about to become functional, have been allowed...

 

HTMLDEA Releases Final Rule on Disposal of Controlled Substances
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 3, 2014, previously published on September 26, 2014
On September 9, 2014, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) released notice of a final rule governing the disposal of controlled substances (the "Final Rule"). The Final Rule implements the Secure and Responsible Drug Disposal Act of 2010 (the "Disposal Act"), and...

 

HTMLU.S. Department of Labor Proposes Pay Transparency Rule for Employees of Federal Contractors
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 22, 2014, previously published on September 19, 2014
On September 17, 2014, the U.S. Department of Labor Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in the Federal Register to implement Executive Order 13665, which was signed by President Obama on April 8, 2014. Generally, the proposed rule would...

 

HTMLCalifornia Enacts Mandatory Paid Sick Leave Law
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 15, 2014, previously published on September 11, 2014
On September 10, 2014, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Assembly Bill 1522, known as the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014. With a few exceptions, the new law requires all employers to provide employees performing work in California with paid sick leave, beginning on...

 

HTMLCBP Issues Guidance on Acceptable Methods of Submitting Post-Importation Claims
Brian S. Goldstein; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 15, 2014, previously published on September 9, 2014
As a follow-up to a memorandum issued by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to its field offices on August 11, 2014, CBP has published a guidance to the trade community concerning "acceptable methods" for submission of post-importation claims for preferential treatment under various...

 

HTMLPhiladelphia Ordinance Provides New Protections for Breastfeeding Mothers
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 10, 2014, previously published on September 4, 2014
On September 3, 2014, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter signed into law the Breastfeeding Accommodation Bill, No. 130922, as a part of the Philadelphia Fair Practices Ordinance. The new law is effective immediately, and it requires businesses with one or more employees to provide reasonable...

 

HTMLCalifornia Appellate Court Tells Employers to Pay Part of Employees' Cell Phone Bills or Face Class Action Liability
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 3, 2014, previously published on September 2, 2014
On August 12, 2014, the California Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District, ruled in Cochran v. Schwan's Home Service, Inc. that employers are required to reimburse employees for all business-related calls made or received on an employee's personal cell phone. In what is likely to be an...

 


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