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HTMLEnglish Law Contractual Penalty Clauses: Brought Down in the Box by the Supreme Court?
Jonathan Cohen; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 27, 2016, previously published on January 7, 2016
Soccer fans consider themselves experts on whether a player has been fouled within the opposing team’s goal mouth area (“the box”), or outside of it. A foul committed inside the box brings a penalty kick for the victim’s team.

 

HTMLEPA’s Clean Power Plan—Litigation and the Court of Public Opinion
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 19, 2016, previously published on November 2015
On the heels of the October 23, 2015, publication of the final EPA Clean Power Plan (CPP), which mandates a 32-percent reduction in CO2 emissions (from 2005 levels) by 2030, the lawsuits have already begun. Within the past month, 26 states, joined by a number of industry groups, have filed suit in...

 

HTMLClean Power Plan—Motions for Stay
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 19, 2016, previously published on December 2015
As widely reported, in late October more than two dozen states, along with numerous private plaintiffs, brought challenges to EPA’s controversial Clean Power Plan (CPP) final rule that was issued under the stated authority of Section 111 of the Clean Air Act. Perhaps encouraged by the Sixth...

 

HTMLMassachusetts Trial Court Showing Deference to Arbitration as Sutow and Harelick Decisions Hew to Policy Favoring Arbitration
Michael B. Donahue; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 19, 2016, previously published on December 15, 2015
For many reasons, it’s good to be New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady in Boston. However, in light of two recent Massachusetts trial court decisions, it may have been good for him that he was not in court in Boston over the summer when challenging the NFL’s adverse arbitration...

 

HTMLEPA Science Advisory Board Criticizes EPA’s Hydraulic Fracturing Study Report
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 19, 2016, previously published on December 2015
On December 4, 2015, the EPA Science Advisory Board (SAB) made public its first formal comments on EPA’s June 2015 hydraulic fracturing study report (“Assessment of the Potential Impacts of Hydraulic Fracturing for Oil and Gas on Drinking Water Resources,” External Review Draft,...

 

HTMLDistribution Arrangements In Singapore: Forewarned Is Forearmed
Roshini Krishnan, Mark See; Duane Morris & Selvam LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 19, 2016, previously published on December 7, 2015
“In fair weather prepare for foul,” Thomas Fuller advised. Exporters and distributors often sign distribution agreements with each other, but the terms of such agreements may not always be properly structured. The unintended problems created often do not become apparent until it is too...

 

HTMLIs Your Offshore Company Now "Tax Resident" in India?
Saionton Basu; Duane Morris;
Legal Alert/Article
January 19, 2016, previously published on January 13, 2016
The new year has commenced with a heated debate on whether India is right in treating an offshore company as tax resident in India if its place of effective management is established in India. The natural corollary to this principle, which was brought in by an amendment to the income tax laws by...

 

HTMLNew York PSC Adopts Net Metering of Community Distributed Generation Projects
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 19, 2016, previously published on November 2015
In July 2015, the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) issued an order establishing a Community Distributed Generation program, effective October 19, 2015. The program is intended to make renewables and other forms of distributed generation (DG) available to end users who are otherwise...

 

HTMLPhiladelphia Expands "Ban the Box" Ordinance to Further Restrict the Consideration of Criminal Background Records in Hiring Decisions
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 19, 2016, previously published on December 22, 2015
On December 15, 2015, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter signed amendments to the city’s 2011 Fair Criminal Screening Standards (“Ban the Box”) Ordinance that limits employers’ ability to inquire about the criminal backgrounds of job applicants. These amendments expand the...

 

HTMLSingapore High Court Holds That a Restraint Order May Be Granted Prior to Calling a Meeting for a Scheme of Arrangement
Tham Wei Chern; Duane Morris & Selvam LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 19, 2016, previously published on January 6, 2016
In its latest decision in Re Conchubar Aromatics Ltd and other matters [2015] SGHC 322, the Singapore High Court held that it is possible for an interim stay of proceedings to be granted under Section 210(10) of the Companies Act (“the Act”) before an application is made to the court to...

 


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