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|California Transparency in Supply Chains Act -- SB 657 Enforcement by California Attorney General|
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April 30, 2015, previously published on April 27, 2015We reported in a prior Duane Morris Alert that the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act (the Act) requires large retail sellers and manufacturers doing business in California to publicly disclose their efforts to eradicate forced labor from their direct supply chains. The law pushes such...
|California Federal Court Dismisses Trade Secret and Other Tort Claims|
Karineh Khachatourian, Daniel T. McCloskey; Duane Morris LLP;
April 28, 2015, previously published on April 22, 2015On April 13, 2015, the Northern District of California rejected claims in a complaint by online real estate community and web application company plaintiff Top Agent Network, Inc. (TAN) that alleged online real estate marketplace, Zillow, Inc., improperly used and disclosed information about TAN's...
|SEC Adopts "Regulation A+" Rules|
Darrick M. Mix, Howell J. Reeves, Barry Steinman, Sandra G. Stoneman; Duane Morris LLP;
April 27, 2015, previously published on April 10, 2015On March 25, 2015, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted final rules amending Regulation A under the Securities Act of 1933. Regulation A, as amended (which is referred to as "Regulation A+"), is designed to increase access to capital for nonpublic companies and...
|Tweet All About It: U.S. Bankruptcy Court Rules Business Social Media Accounts Are
Property of Debtor LLC's Bankruptcy Estate, Not Individual LLC Members|
Rosanne Ciambrone, Rudolph J. Di Massa, Ron Oliner, Lauren Lonergan Taylor; Duane Morris LLP;
April 22, 2015, previously published on April 21, 2015In a case of first impression in Texas, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas held that the former majority member of a chapter 11 LLC debtor had to relinquish control of the LLC's Facebook page and Twitter account because they were property of the LLC's bankruptcy...
|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...
|FERC Sets Ginna Nuclear Facility Agreement for Hearing|
Dennis J. Hough, Stephen L. Teichler; Duane Morris LLP;
April 22, 2015, previously published on April 16, 2015The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or Commission) continues to look askance at utility requests for guaranteed income streams for their generation resources. Most recently, R.E. Ginna Nuclear Power Plant, LLC (Ginna) received a lukewarm reception to its request to establish a rate...
City Council Passes Bill Prohibiting Employers from Requesting or Using
Consumer Credit History in Employment Decisions|
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April 22, 2015, previously published on April 20, 2015On April 16, 2015, the New York City Council passed a bill (Intro. No. 261-A, 2014) that would amend the New York City Human Rights Law to prohibit employers from requesting or using an individual's consumer credit history in making employment decisions. The prohibition applies to all employment...
|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...