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|When the “Discovery Rule” is Irrelevant|
Adam L. Gill, Jeffrey L. Hamera; Duane Morris LLP;
November 18, 2014, previously published on September 29, 2014Can the statute of limitations for a claim expire even before a project owner knows that it has a claim? This is a very real possibility if one is not careful in drafting contracts. Courts generally recognize that sophisticated business entities should be permitted to forfeit rights in contracts,...
|Paid Sick Leave Passes in Massachusetts|
Duane Morris LLP;
November 17, 2014, previously published on November 10, 2014On November 4, 2014, voters in Massachusetts passed a ballot initiative that entitles employees in Massachusetts to earn and use sick time. Massachusetts now joins Connecticut and California as the states with mandatory sick leave laws. The Massachusetts ballot measure, which will take effect on...
|Government of India Discloses Names of Overseas Bank Account Holders: Risk and Ramifications Analysis|
Saionton Basu; Duane Morris;
November 17, 2014, previously published on October 29, 2014The GOI is obligated to disclose to the Supreme Court all such names of account holders it has received from cooperating territories and investigating agencies under the Egmont Principles, in line with past Supreme Court directives.
|States v. Nations: An International Challenge|
Eric J. Sinrod; Duane Morris LLP;
November 17, 2014, previously published on September 30, 2014The fact that states and nations do not line up neatly on the geographical global map continues to create international problems.
|Governor Signs Sports Betting Bill; Clarification Motion Withdrawn|
Christopher L. Soriano; Duane Morris LLP;
November 17, 2014, previously published on October 17, 2014On October 16, 2014, the New Jersey Legislature passed Senate Bill 2460, which changed the legal framework for sports betting in New Jersey. Today, Governor Christie signed that legislation into law. Immediately thereafter, the Attorney General’s office withdrew the State’s application...
|UK Employment Appeal Tribunal Rules That Overtime Pay Should Be Included in Holiday Pay|
Susan A. Laws, Jenny Wheater; Duane Morris;
November 17, 2014, previously published on November 4, 2014The Employment Appeal Tribunal in the United Kingdom ruled today that in determining "pay" for the purposes of paid holiday entitlement for those undertaking their employment duties in the UK, remuneration for voluntary, non-guaranteed overtime must be taken into account if it forms part...
|Get ready, Vietnam’s Restaurants Open To 100% Foreign Ownership!|
Manfred Otto; Duane Morris Vietnam LLC;
November 17, 2014, previously published on October 24, 2014Now is the time for international chains to position themselves. Beginning in January 2015, Vietnam’s restaurant business is open to 100 percent foreign ownership. Foreign-invested enterprises (“FIE”) may run their own production and internal logistics network free from...
|No More Bets? Leagues Seek Restraining Order Against NJ Sports Betting|
Christopher L. Soriano; Duane Morris LLP;
November 17, 2014, previously published on October 21, 2014In light of Monmouth Park’s stated intention to accept sports wagers beginning October 26, today the professional sports leagues filed an application for a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction stopping New Jersey from implementing the sports wagering law signed on October 16.
|Pennsylvania Senate Amendment to Lottery Bill would Prohibit Sale of Internet Instant Games by State Lottery|
Eric D. Frank; Duane Morris LLP;
November 17, 2014, previously published on October 9, 2014The Minnesota State Lottery and the Minnesota State Legislature recently squared off in a battle over the sale of online ticket sales and online lottery instant games. Other state lotteries are looking to internet options as a way to boost declining lottery revenues. Yesterday, the Pennsylvania...
|CMS Extends Period of Exemption for Hospices Affected by Nursing Shortage|
Ari J. Markenson; Duane Morris LLP;
November 17, 2014, previously published on October 9, 2014On October 3, 2014, CMS issued S&C: 12-43-Hospice entitled “Impact of Nursing Shortage on Hospice Care”.