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|U. S. Supreme Court Issues Ruling on Duty of Prudence for Investment Options Made Available Under 401(k) Plan|
Duane Morris LLP;
May 28, 2015, previously published on May 26, 2015On May 18, 2015, a unanimous Supreme Court of the United States held that there is a continuing duty of prudence with respect to investment options made available under a 401(k) plan and that claims of a breach of such fiduciary duty under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA)...
|Philadelphia Sick Leave Law on Promoting Healthy Families and Workplaces Goes into Effect|
Duane Morris LLP;
May 25, 2015, previously published on May 12, 2015Philadelphia's mandatory sick leave ordinance, "Promoting Healthy Families and Workplaces," goes into effect on May 13, 2015. In connection with its enactment, the City of Philadelphia has now issued a mandatory poster.
|Another Private Equity Filing Deadline Approaches: Do You Know Where Your BE-10s Are?|
Piero Carbone, Richard P. Jaffe, Brian P. Kerwin, Thomas R. Schmuhl; Duane Morris;
May 25, 2015, previously published on May 20, 2015For those who have not heard, another filing requirement of the U.S. government will require action by participants in the private equity industry. Form BE-10 is a mandatory filing required by the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey Act as part of the 2014 Benchmark Survey of U.S....
|Recent IRS and Congressional Focus on Micro-Captives|
Jocelyn Margolin Borowsky, Hugh T. McCormick; Duane Morris LLP;
May 15, 2015, previously published on May 11, 2015Captive insurance companies have been used for risk management purposes since the 1960s, when industrial corporations found insurance for their risks either challenging to find in the marketplace, or expensive. One solution was to form wholly-owned and controlled insurance companies (hence the term...
|City of Philadelphia Requests Proposals to Implement Online Auction for Sale and Assignment of Delinquent Real Estate Tax Liens|
Louise S. Melchor, Brett L. Messinger; Duane Morris LLP;
May 11, 2015, previously published on May 6, 2015The City of Philadelphia recently announced a request for proposals to implement an online auction for the sale and assignment of some of the city's delinquent real estate tax liens. The auction will allow third parties to bid on the tax liens, with the successful bidder assigned the lien from the...
|California Court of Appeal Ruling Provides Further Guidance for Dealing with Trade Secret Claims Brought in Bad Faith|
Karineh Khachatourian, Daniel T. McCloskey; Duane Morris LLP;
May 11, 2015, previously published on May 1, 2015On April 28, 2015, the California Court of Appeal issued its decision in Cypress Semiconductor Corporation v. Maxim Integrated Products, Inc., et al., affirming the trial court's finding that plaintiff Cypress Semiconductor Corporation brought its trade secret claim in bad faith and awarding...
|Possible Shift of Perspectives on Breadth of NEPA Review; CEQ's Draft Greenhouse Gas Guidance|
Sheila Slocum Hollis, Dennis J. Hough; Duane Morris LLP;
May 11, 2015, previously published on May 4, 2015Pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), and the corresponding NEPA regulations issued by the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) and the respective reviewing agencies, federal agencies are required to consider the environmental impacts of proposed federal...
|Winning Streak Continues in ITC Trade Secret Theft Investigations|
Michael G. McManus; Duane Morris LLP;
May 11, 2015, previously published on May 8, 2015Section 337—the unfair trade practice remedy administered by the International Trade Commission (ITC or the "Commission")—has most often been used to counter importation of goods that infringe U.S. patents. A recent case, however, reinforces the concept that Section 337 can...
|OFAC Releases Guidance Concerning Travel Between the United States and Cuba|
Brian S. Goldstein; Duane Morris LLP;
May 11, 2015, previously published on May 5, 2015On May 5, 2015, the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) published a guidance document regarding travel between Cuba and the United States. Persons subject to the jurisdiction of the United States who are traveling to and from Cuba from the United States—either under a general license for...
|California Transparency in Supply Chains Act -- SB 657 Enforcement by California Attorney General|
Duane Morris LLP;
April 30, 2015, previously published on April 27, 2015We reported in a prior Duane Morris Alert that the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act (the Act) requires large retail sellers and manufacturers doing business in California to publicly disclose their efforts to eradicate forced labor from their direct supply chains. The law pushes such...