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HTMLPhiladelphia Amends Fair Practices Ordinance to Require Reasonable Accommodations for Pregnancy and Childbirth
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Legal Alert/Article
March 11, 2014, previously published on March 10, 2014
On January 20, 2014, Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter signed into law an amendment to the Philadelphia Fair Practices Ordinance, expanding local law employment protections for pregnant women. The amendment, which became effective immediately, requires Philadelphia employers to provide...

 

HTMLHouse Ways and Means Committee Releases Proposal on Tax Reform
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Legal Alert/Article
March 7, 2014, previously published on February 28, 2014
On February 26, 2014, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman David Camp (R-Mich.) released his plan for U.S. federal tax reform by introducing draft legislation called the "Tax Reform Act of 2014." The proposal is intended to simplify the Internal Revenue Code and strengthen the economy...

 

HTMLU.S. Supreme Court Restricts Challenges to Pretrial Seizure of Defense Funds
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Legal Alert/Article
March 7, 2014, previously published on February 28, 2014
The U.S. Supreme Court recently weakened a criminal defendant's ability to challenge the Government's pretrial seizure of assets that a defendant has allocated for mounting a defense. In Kaley v. United States, the Court eliminated a defendant's right to challenge a grand jury's finding of probable...

 

HTMLBitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox Files for Bankruptcy Protection; May Have Broader Implications for Digital Currency Industry
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Legal Alert/Article
March 7, 2014, previously published on March 3, 2014
On February 28, 2014, international Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox filed for bankruptcy protection in Tokyo, capping what is likely the most tumultuous month yet in the history of the controversial virtual currency. Mt. Gox—the largest and most prominent Bitcoin exchange in the world until last...

 

HTMLFDA's New Interpretation of the Five-Year NCE Exclusivity Provisions of Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act
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Legal Alert/Article
March 6, 2014, previously published on February 26, 2014
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently published its response to three citizen petitions and its draft Guidance for Industry relating to the determination of the five-year new chemical entity (NCE) exclusivity for fixed-combination drugs.

 

HTMLProceed with Caution When Foreclosing in Washington State: Split Decisions Regarding Deficiency Claims
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Legal Alert/Article
March 6, 2014, previously published on February 27, 2014
Last week, the Washington Court of Appeals, Division One, ruled that, notwithstanding the anti-deficiency provision in the state's Deeds of Trust Act, a lender can pursue a deficiency judgment against a guarantor following a non-judicial foreclosure of the property securing the underlying...

 

HTMLNew York Appeals Court Reverses Itself in K2 Investment Group Decision; Reaffirms Earlier Ruling in Servidone
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Legal Alert/Article
February 25, 2014, previously published on February 19, 2014
In a decision notable for several reasons, the New York State Court of Appeals—the state's highest court—reversed itself in K2 Investment Group, LLC v. American Guarantee & Liability Insurance Co. [21 NY3d 384 (2014)] and reaffirmed its earlier ruling in Servidone Construction Corp....

 

HTMLFERC Continues Its Enforcement of Hydropower Safety Regulations with Approval of Stipulation and Consent Agreement
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Legal Alert/Article
February 25, 2014, previously published on February 20, 2014
On January 15, 2014, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) approved a stipulation and consent agreement between the FERC's Office of Enforcement (Enforcement), Erie Boulevard Hydropower, L.P. (Erie) and Brookfield Power US Assets Management, LLC (Brookfield). The agreement is significant...

 

HTMLWhat's New for Tax Year 2013 (When Filing in 2014)
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Legal Alert/Article
February 25, 2014, previously published on February 21, 2014
The following are select tax topics affecting individuals and businesses for tax year 2013.

 

HTMLSignificant New Transition Relief Set Forth in Final ACA Shared Responsibility Regulations
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Legal Alert/Article
February 18, 2014, previously published on February 12, 2014
On February 10, 2014, final regulations were published providing guidance to employers that are subject to the shared responsibility provisions regarding employee health coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Of the many issues addressed, the most significant is the additional one-year delay...

 


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