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|EEOC Proposed Rule Would Amend Regulations and Interpretive Guidance Implementing Title I of ADA Related to Employer Wellness Programs|
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April 22, 2015, previously published on April 17, 2015On April 16, 2015, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a proposed rule amending the regulations and interpretive guidance implementing Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as they relate to employer wellness programs. The proposed rule provides guidance on the...
|Highlights from the NAIC Spring Annual Meeting on PBR and Captive Insurance Companies|
Cameron F. MacRae, Hugh T. McCormick, K. Oliver Rust; Duane Morris LLP;
April 22, 2015, previously published on April 16, 2015Beginning in 2013, we have issued a series of Alerts on the controversy regarding the use of captive insurance companies to finance reserves for certain type of life insurance policies (so-called "XXX or AXXX reserves," which are widely believed to exceed reserves that are actually needed...
|OFAC Publishes Amendments to the Syrian Sanctions Regulations|
Brian S. Goldstein; Duane Morris LLP;
April 17, 2015, previously published on April 13, 2015On April 13, 2015, the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) published in the Federal Register amendments to the Syrian Sanctions Regulations. Specifically, OFAC, by a new General License, has authorized "certain activities relating to publishing, not already exempt from regulation, that...
|President Obama Signs Executive Order to Block Property of Those Engaging in Malicious Cyber-Enabled Activities|
Brian S. Goldstein, Sandra A. Jeskie; Duane Morris LLP;
April 15, 2015, previously published on April 2, 2015In response to the "increasing prevalence and severity of malicious cyber-enabled activities" originating from outside the United States (in whole or in part), President Obama, determining that such activity constitutes an unusual and extraordinary threat to the United States, signed an...
|FDA Issues New Documents Governing Drug Compounding|
Patrick C. Gallagher, Rachael G. Pontikes, Alison T. Rosenblum; Duane Morris LLP;
April 14, 2015, previously published on April 6, 2015The first few months of 2015 have proven very active for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and its regulation of pharmaceutical compounding. On February 13, 2015, FDA announced the release of five new documents related to drug compounding and repackaging. The documents provide further...
|SEC Declares Open Season on Employee Agreements|
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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.
|National Labor Relations Board General Counsel Issues Guidance on Rules of Conduct|
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April 14, 2015, previously published on March 25, 2015On March 18, 2015, the General Counsel (GC) of the National Labor Relations Board ("Board") issued Memorandum GC 15-04 to the Regional Offices of the Board with respect to the application of the National Labor Relations Act (the "Act") to conduct and other rules issued by...
|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...
|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...
|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...