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|FERC Sets Ginna Nuclear Facility Agreement for Hearing|
Dennis J. Hough, Stephen L. Teichler; Duane Morris LLP;
April 22, 2015, previously published on April 16, 2015The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or Commission) continues to look askance at utility requests for guaranteed income streams for their generation resources. Most recently, R.E. Ginna Nuclear Power Plant, LLC (Ginna) received a lukewarm reception to its request to establish a rate...
|Highlights from the NAIC Spring Annual Meeting on PBR and Captive Insurance Companies|
Cameron F. MacRae, Hugh T. McCormick, K. Oliver Rust; Duane Morris LLP;
April 22, 2015, previously published on April 16, 2015Beginning in 2013, we have issued a series of Alerts on the controversy regarding the use of captive insurance companies to finance reserves for certain type of life insurance policies (so-called "XXX or AXXX reserves," which are widely believed to exceed reserves that are actually needed...
|EEOC Proposed Rule Would Amend Regulations and Interpretive Guidance Implementing Title I of ADA Related to Employer Wellness Programs|
Duane Morris LLP;
April 22, 2015, previously published on April 17, 2015On April 16, 2015, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a proposed rule amending the regulations and interpretive guidance implementing Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as they relate to employer wellness programs. The proposed rule provides guidance on the...
City Council Passes Bill Prohibiting Employers from Requesting or Using
Consumer Credit History in Employment Decisions|
Duane Morris LLP;
April 22, 2015, previously published on April 20, 2015On April 16, 2015, the New York City Council passed a bill (Intro. No. 261-A, 2014) that would amend the New York City Human Rights Law to prohibit employers from requesting or using an individual's consumer credit history in making employment decisions. The prohibition applies to all employment...
|Tweet All About It: U.S. Bankruptcy Court Rules Business Social Media Accounts Are
Property of Debtor LLC's Bankruptcy Estate, Not Individual LLC Members|
Rosanne Ciambrone, Rudolph J. Di Massa, Ron Oliner, Lauren Lonergan Taylor; Duane Morris LLP;
April 22, 2015, previously published on April 21, 2015In a case of first impression in Texas, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas held that the former majority member of a chapter 11 LLC debtor had to relinquish control of the LLC's Facebook page and Twitter account because they were property of the LLC's bankruptcy...
|OFAC Publishes Amendments to the Syrian Sanctions Regulations|
Brian S. Goldstein; Duane Morris LLP;
April 17, 2015, previously published on April 13, 2015On April 13, 2015, the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) published in the Federal Register amendments to the Syrian Sanctions Regulations. Specifically, OFAC, by a new General License, has authorized "certain activities relating to publishing, not already exempt from regulation, that...
|President Obama Signs Executive Order to Block Property of Those Engaging in Malicious Cyber-Enabled Activities|
Brian S. Goldstein, Sandra A. Jeskie; Duane Morris LLP;
April 15, 2015, previously published on April 2, 2015In response to the "increasing prevalence and severity of malicious cyber-enabled activities" originating from outside the United States (in whole or in part), President Obama, determining that such activity constitutes an unusual and extraordinary threat to the United States, signed an...
|FDA Issues New Documents Governing Drug Compounding|
Patrick C. Gallagher, Rachael G. Pontikes, Alison T. Rosenblum; Duane Morris LLP;
April 14, 2015, previously published on April 6, 2015The first few months of 2015 have proven very active for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and its regulation of pharmaceutical compounding. On February 13, 2015, FDA announced the release of five new documents related to drug compounding and repackaging. The documents provide further...
|National Labor Relations Board General Counsel Issues Guidance on Rules of Conduct|
Duane Morris LLP;
April 14, 2015, previously published on March 25, 2015On March 18, 2015, the General Counsel (GC) of the National Labor Relations Board ("Board") issued Memorandum GC 15-04 to the Regional Offices of the Board with respect to the application of the National Labor Relations Act (the "Act") to conduct and other rules issued by...
|New Jersey Trial Court Grants Summary Judgment in Accutane Mass Tort Cases|
James J. Ferrelli; Duane Morris LLP;
April 14, 2015, previously published on April 8, 2015In an opinion issued on April 2, 2015, the Honorable Nelson C. Johnson, JSC, granted the motion of defendants Hoffmann-LaRoche, Inc. and Roche Laboratories, Inc. for summary judgment in the In re Accutane Multicounty (mass tort) Litigation (MCL) on the grounds that the defendants' post-April 2002...