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HTMLBureau of Industry and Security Amends EAR Implementing Removal of Cuba's Designation as State Sponsor of Terrorism
Brian S. Goldstein; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 7, 2015, previously published on July 23, 2015
On July 22, 2015, the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security, amended its Export Administration Regulations (EAR) implementing the elimination of the "State Sponsor of Terrorism" designation as applied to Cuba. The amendments also remove "AT"...

 

HTMLNLRB Abandons Well-Established Joint-Employer Standard
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 7, 2015, previously published on August 31, 2015
On August 27, 2015, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or "the Board") issued a 3-2 decision in Browning-Ferris Industries of California, Inc., d/b/a BFI Newby Island Recyclery (32-RC-109684) that changes the well-established joint-employer standard, eliminating the requirement that...

 

HTMLEPA Proposes New Emission Rules Affecting the Oil and Natural Gas Industries
Sheila Slocum Hollis; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 7, 2015, previously published on August 19, 2015
On August 18, 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) took another step in its bid to address climate change by issuing proposed rules aimed at reducing methane emissions.[1] By their nature, the proposed rules will predominantly impact the oil and natural gas industries and come on...

 

HTMLNAIC Summer 2015 Meeting: ORSA and Confidentiality
Alice T. Kane, Hugh T. McCormick; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 7, 2015, previously published on August 27, 2015
The Summer 2015 Meeting of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (the “NAIC”), which concluded on August 18, saw further developments on issues that Duane Morris has been following. This Alert discusses the controversy over confidentiality of the details of the reports...

 

HTMLDepartment of Labor Addresses Employee Misclassification in Recent Guidance
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 7, 2015, previously published on July 20, 2015
On July 15, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor's Division of Wage and Hour issued guidance aimed at curtailing the misclassification of employees as independent contractors under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The sweeping conclusion at the heart of the DOL's guidance is that "most...

 

HTMLThird Circuit Confirms FTC Authority to Regulate Cybersecurity Practices Under Unfairness Prong of FTC Act
Sandra A. Jeskie; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 7, 2015, previously published on August 25, 2015
In a long-awaited ruling in Federal Trade Commission v. Wyndham Worldwide Corp., the Third Circuit rejected Wyndham’s argument that the FTC has no authority to regulate its cybersecurity practices under the unfairness prong of the FTC Act and that businesses are not entitled to notice of the...

 

HTMLClarifications Published on Russia's Personal Data Localization Law
Allison S. Khaskelis, Maxim A. Voltchenko; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 7, 2015, previously published on September 2, 2015
On August 3, 2015, the Russian Ministry of Communications and Mass Media (commonly referred to as "Minsviaz") published detailed-and the only written-guidelines clarifying the new personal data localization requirements implemented by the Amendments to the Personal Data Law,[1] signed...

 

HTMLLandmark Agreement on Iran's Nuclear Program Reached Under Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action
Brian S. Goldstein; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 7, 2015, previously published on July 15, 2015
On July 14, 2015, the United States Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced that although the United States and other negotiating parties reached an agreement under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) with the goal of ensuring that Iran's nuclear...

 

HTMLADA Website Cases Filed in Federal Court in Pittsburgh, with More Likely to Follow
J. Colin Knisely; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 4, 2015, previously published on August 24, 2015
In the past three weeks, Pittsburgh-based law firm, Carlson Lynch, which was responsible for filing hundreds of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) ATM class action lawsuits nationwide, has filed four ADA website lawsuits in federal district court in Pittsburgh. One of the lawsuits was filed...

 

HTMLA.P. Shah Committee Recommends MAT Relief for Foreign Portfolio Investors
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 4, 2015, previously published on August 24, 2015
Since we published our Duane Morris Alert on 19 June 2015 reviewing the Indian Government’s applicability of minimum alternate tax (MAT) on foreign portfolio investors (FPIs), the A.P. Shah committee has recommended to the Finance Ministry that MAT should not be imposed on FPIs for the period...

 


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