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HTMLDischarge Exception for Fraud by Corporate Insider Is More Broad Than Circuit Court of Appeals Had Thought
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 22, 2016, previously published on May 16, 2016
On May 16, 2016, the Supreme Court of the United States handed down its opinion in Husky International Electronics, Inc. v. Ritz, Case No. 15-145.

 

HTMLChicago Extends Voluntary Disclosure Deadline for Non-Possessory Computer Leases to June 30, 2016
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 22, 2016, previously published on May 31, 2016
The City of Chicago Department of Finance (“the Department”) has extended its deadline to obtain a voluntary disclosure agreement for tax liabilities related to non-possessory computer leases to June 30, 2016. This specifically includes cloud-based services, where a charge is made to a...

 

HTMLMcDonnell Decision and the FCPA
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 22, 2016, previously published on June 30, 2016
On June 27, 2016, in the last decision of the 2015-2016 term, the U.S. Supreme Court, in McDonnell v. United States, No. 15-474, narrowed the type and character of “official acts” that could underpin corruption charges against a public official. Federal prosecutors contended that former...

 

HTMLOSHA's New Workplace Injury Reporting Rule: A Nudge in the Right Direction, or Enforcement by Shame?
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 22, 2016, previously published on May 18, 2016
On May 11, 2016, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) finalized a recordkeeping and reporting rule that will require certain employers to electronically track and submit information regarding workplace injuries and illness. OSHA intends to post the data from employers’...

 

HTML1MDB, BSI and the Potential Perils of Ignoring Money Laundering Risks in Singapore
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 22, 2016, previously published on May 25, 2016
This week, for the first time in more than 30 years, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (known as the MAS) has shut down an international bank’s operations in Singapore. BSI Bank Limited (BSI) was also fined SGD 13.3 million and six members of its senior management (including its former CEO)...

 

HTMLHow the New Overtime Rules Will Impact Employers Nationwide
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 22, 2016, previously published on May 20, 2016
Following the U.S. Department of Labor’s (“DOL”) announcement last year of sweeping proposed changes to the “white-collar” exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) (i.e., professional, administrative, executive, computer professionals and...

 

HTMLWhat Does Trend Towards Residential Demand Charges Mean for Overall Rate Design?
Phyllis J. Kessler; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 21, 2016, previously published on July 2016
In several states, utilities have been moving toward incorporating demand charges into residential rates. In June, Arizona Public Service Company filed a rate case, which included a proposal for three alternative demand charge rates for residential customers, while proposing to reduce volumetric...

 

HTMLCalifornia Public Utilities Commission to Be Restructured
Thomas M. Berliner; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 21, 2016, previously published on July 2016
Through a deal entered into between the California legislature and Governor Jerry Brown, the embattled California Public Utilities Commission ("PUC") will be restructured and reformed. Following a series of crises, including a 2010 major gas pipeline explosion that killed several people...

 

HTMLSingapore International Arbitration Centre Releases Sixth Edition of Arbitration Rules
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 21, 2016, previously published on July 7, 2016
The Singapore International Arbitration Centre (“SIAC”) has released the sixth edition of its Arbitration Rules (“SIAC Rules 2016”), which will be effective on 1 August 2016.

 

HTMLFERC Debates Future of PURPA
Frederick J. Heinle; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 21, 2016, previously published on July 2016
At a June 29, 2016, conference, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("FERC") considered whether changes should be made to the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 ("PURPA"). PURPA aimed to increase generation capacity and change the generation mix by ending the...

 


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