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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.

 

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...

 

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,...

 

HTMLExtensions to Water Conservation Regulation in California
Jolie-Anne S. Ansley; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 19, 2016, previously published on January 2016
On December 21, 2015, the State Water Resources Control Board (Water Board) released a proposed regulatory framework for modifications to the now-contemplated extensions to the Emergency Regulation for Urban Water Conservation currently in effect in California.

 

HTMLConsider Making a New Year's Resolution to Protect Your Company's Confidential Information
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 19, 2016, previously published on December 22, 2015
Each year at this time, employees throughout the United States receive performance reviews, raises, holiday bonuses, promotions with new responsibilities and, very often, new employment agreements. These events are often exciting for all parties: excitement on the part of the professional who...

 

HTMLCuba’s Renewable Energy Plans Offer Opportunities for U.S. Investors
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 19, 2016, previously published on November 2015
Cuba recently announced plans to install more than two gigawatts of renewable energy capacity by 2030. According to Rosell Guerra, director for renewable energy of the Ministry of Energy and Mines, the additional capacity will result in renewables comprising approximately one-quarter of...

 

HTMLMarket Forces and States as Laboratories—Not Always Desired by Business
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 19, 2016, previously published on December 2015
In the wake of the December 17, 2015, passage of a Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) reform bill by the U.S. Senate, which followed the lead of the U.S. House of Representatives, one may ask: What is going on? The current Congress is supporting new federal environmental regulation?

 

HTMLCalifornia State Water Resources Control Board Issues Notice to Water Rights Holders
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 19, 2016, previously published on November 2015
On October 27, 2015, the California State Water Resources Control Board (the “Water Board”) issued a notice to all pre-1914 water rights holders for the Sacramento-San Joaquin watersheds and Delta, indicating that water is available for diversion. The Water Board based its determination...

 

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...

 

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...

 


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