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|New Jersey Trial Court Grants Summary Judgment in Accutane Mass Tort Cases|
James J. Ferrelli; Duane Morris LLP;
April 14, 2015, previously published on April 8, 2015In an opinion issued on April 2, 2015, the Honorable Nelson C. Johnson, JSC, granted the motion of defendants Hoffmann-LaRoche, Inc. and Roche Laboratories, Inc. for summary judgment in the In re Accutane Multicounty (mass tort) Litigation (MCL) on the grounds that the defendants' post-April 2002...
|SEC Declares Open Season on Employee Agreements|
Duane Morris LLP;
April 14, 2015, previously published on April 6, 2015On April 1, 2015, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced an enforcement action¿the first of its kind¿against KBR, Inc., for requiring employees involved in internal investigations to maintain confidentiality, which is in violation of the SEC's whistleblower rules.
|CMS Updates 5 Star Ratings System for Nursing Homes with New Measures|
Ari J. Markenson; Duane Morris LLP;
April 7, 2015, previously published on March 10, 2015As of February 20, 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has revised its 5 Star Rating System for nursing homes. The changes to the system involve adding two new nursing home quality measures for antipsychotic use into the Quality Measure Rating, Increasing the number of...
|Lawyer in Vietnam Oliver Massmann SEAPORT DEVELOPMENT - Vietnam’s new Master Plan for seaport system development 2020-2030|
Oliver Massmann; Duane Morris Vietnam LLC;
April 7, 2015, previously published on February 24, 2015Vinamarine has been assigned by Vietnam’s Government to prepare a new Master Plan for ports for the period 2020-2030. Three reports have been produced so far and, after completion, the plan will be subject to Prime Minister’s approval and then promulgated. The master plan focuses on...
Soon: New E-Bidding System and Regulations in Vietnam to Boost Public
Manfred Otto; Duane Morris Vietnam LLC;
April 6, 2015, previously published on February 6, 2015Contractors will soon be able to benefit from electronic bidding in Vietnam. The Vietnamese Government has issued the new Law on Bidding promising great changes to the bidding process for public investment projects, including public-private partnership (PPP) projects. The Ministry of Planning (MPI)...
|Video Gaming Bill Reintroduced in Pennsylvania|
Adam Berger, Frank A. DiGiacomo, Eric D. Frank, Christopher L. Soriano; Duane Morris LLP;
April 6, 2015, previously published on March 18, 2015Pennsylvania House Bill 808, introduced this week, would authorize video gaming machines for video poker, bingo, keno and other games in establishments with valid liquor licenses, such as restaurants, bars, taverns, hotels or clubs, in Pennsylvania. In addition to providing an overview of the...
|Lawyer In Vietnam Oliver Massmann Vietnamese Taxation of Foreign Agents and Distributors|
Oliver Massmann; Duane Morris Vietnam LLC;
April 6, 2015, previously published on February 12, 2015A foreign organization or individual conducting profit-generating business in Vietnam is subject to Vietnamese tax. However, whether the sale of goods in Vietnam through local agents or distributors by foreign organizations and individuals is subject to Vietnamese tax is still questionable. The tax...
|United Kingdom Budget 2015: Key Points|
Jenny Wheater; Duane Morris;
April 6, 2015, previously published on March 20, 2015The UK Chancellor of Exchequer, George Osborne, delivered his 2015 Budget Speech to the House of Commons on 18 March 2015. This Alert highlights the key announcements made. Some of them were expected since they derive from draft legislation released in December. Others are new and their full...
|Consider These Tips in Maximizing Your Charitable Tax Deduction|
Tracey Kuehn, Steven M. Packer; Duane Morris LLP;
April 6, 2015, previously published on March 23, 2015As the tax deadline approaches, you may wish to consider whether you have incurred out-of-pocket expenses while serving as a volunteer on behalf of a charitable organization. If so, your expenses may be tax deductible provided they are properly substantiated. It is prudent to have your...
|The Need for Speed Online: Don’t Just Sit There!|
Eric J. Sinrod; Duane Morris LLP;
April 6, 2015, previously published on February 10, 2015Do you ever get up in the morning, feeling sluggish and just not up to the tasks that await you? For most of us, the answer is yes, at least once in a while.