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HTMLConsultants’ Communications Privileged from Discovery
Philip H. Lebowitz; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 25, 2015, previously published on February 23, 2015
In healthcare, companies often hire consultants to review billing and coding, privacy and security and a host of other technical issues that regular staff does not have the time or expertise to pursue. A recent discovery ruling in federal court in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania holds that...

 

HTMLSmartphones Can Do Anything, Right?
Eric J. Sinrod; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 25, 2015, previously published on March 11, 2015
Once upon a time, frankly not that long ago, a telephone was something that was tethered by a wire to a phone jack and that enabled people to make telephone calls - nothing more. A home had one phone line, and perhaps multiple phones for that line.

 

HTMLAnti-Money Laundering Remains at Forefront of Compliance in Nevada Gaming Industry
Jennifer Roberts; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 25, 2015, previously published on February 27, 2015
There is a lot of talk in the Nevada gaming industry about anti-money laundering efforts. In 1970, Congress passed the Bank Secrecy Act, which required banks to report large cash transactions in order to help find drug trafficking and tax evaders. The Bank Secrecy Act is enforced by FinCEN, the...

 

HTMLLawyer in Vietnam Oliver Massmann Public Procurement in the Energy Sector
Oliver Massmann; Duane Morris Vietnam LLC;
Legal Alert/Article
March 25, 2015, previously published on February 24, 2015
The Law on Foreign Investment in Vietnam permits business to be conducted in Vietnam through any of these entities.

 

HTMLAttacks on Prevailing Wage Laws - Where’s the Tipping Point?
Stanley A. Martin; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 25, 2015, previously published on February 20, 2015
News reports this week cover legislative action in four different states to reduce the scope of prevailing wage laws on public projects. Whatever your opinion on prevailing wage laws - love them, hate them, or somewhere in the middle - the effort to reduce the reach of those laws appears to be...

 

HTMLPennsylvania Considering Video Gaming Machines Again?
Frank A. DiGiacomo; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 25, 2015, previously published on February 19, 2015
On February 12, 2014, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives’ Gaming Oversight Committee held a hearing to receive testimony regarding the prospects of legalizing electronic gaming devices, i.e video gaming machines, in the Commonwealth. The hearing focused on gaming along the lines of...

 

HTMLContract Disputes Act Deadline for Contracting Officer Decision - Can’t Keep Extending
Stanley A. Martin; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 25, 2015, previously published on February 27, 2015
The government when faced with a complex contractor claim may extend the deadline for the Contracting Officer’s response to a date beyond the original CDA 60-day period. What happens when the CO seeks to extend the deadline a second time? The Court of Federal Claims confirmed that the CO does...

 

HTMLArbitration Award Stands Despite Apparent Error of Law
Stanley A. Martin; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 25, 2015, previously published on March 12, 2015
A federal appellate court has reminded the business community that a mistake of law by an arbitration panel will not ordinarily be grounds to overturn the award. The arbitration concerned a terminated financial services consultant, who filed for arbitration almost two years after the termination....

 

HTMLCivil RICO Actions on the Rise to Combat Healthcare Insurance Fraud
James J. Ferrelli; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 25, 2015, previously published on February 17, 2015
Over the past several years, insurance carriers have aggressively pursued civil suits against doctors and other medical providers in an effort to fight healthcare insurance fraud. Besides theories of liability based upon common law claims such as fraud and unjust enrichment, insurers have more...

 

HTMLPrevailing Wage Violation Invites Unsuccessful Bidder’s Tort Claim
Robert C. Hendrickson; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 25, 2015, previously published on March 6, 2015
Failing to pay prevailing wages on a public works project can have consequences beyond labor code penalties and claims for unpaid wages. Contractors who “unlawfully deflate their labor costs” by intentionally violating prevailing wage laws in order to win contracts are also subject to...

 


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