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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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

HTMLUPDATE: Pennsylvania Internet Gaming
Eric D. Frank; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 25, 2015, previously published on March 4, 2015
A second poker-only bill (HB 695) was introduced and referred to the House Gaming Oversight Committee for review.

 

HTMLLawyer in Vietnam Oliver Massmann Transformation of the Financial Market Management
Oliver Massmann; Duane Morris Vietnam LLC;
Legal Alert/Article
March 25, 2015, previously published on February 24, 2015
Vietnam is one of the most dynamic markets of Asia. Since the financial institutions and authorities are a part of the general economic system, they are not only strongly involved in the changes, but also have a more solid financial basis for the competitiveness of the country. The financial sector...

 

HTML9th Circuit Resisting Efforts to Dilute CDA Section 230 ISP Immunity?
Eric J. Sinrod; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 25, 2015, previously published on March 3, 2015
Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA) generally affords immunity for Internet Service Providers (ISPs) with respect to content posted by users on their websites. There have been various efforts by plaintiffs in lawsuits to chip away at this immunity, most of which have failed. Now...

 

HTMLGetting Serious About Cybersecurity
Eric J. Sinrod; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 19, 2015, previously published on February 17, 2015
Hack attacks have been in the news for a while. But the most recent headlines seem to indicate that hackers are far outpacing security efforts to contain them.

 

HTMLKentucky Attorney General: Internet Sweepstakes are Illegal Gambling
Eric D. Frank; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 19, 2015, previously published on February 10, 2015
This past Friday, the Kentucky Attorney General issued an opinion (OAG-15-005) concluding Internet sweepstakes machines meet the definition of illegal lotteries under Kentucky law and computers used at Internet sweepstakes cafes constitute illegal gambling devices.

 


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