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|Administration Delays Online Enrollment for Small Businesses; CMS Issues Four CY2014 Final Rules|
Leslie J. Levinson, Michaela ("Kayla") Tabela; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
December 6, 2013, previously published on December 2013 On November 27, 2013, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) announced its plan to delay online enrollment in the Small Business Health Options Program (“SHOP”) Marketplace until November 2014. According to CMS, this will allow the agency to continue making improvements to...
|California Court of Appeal, Third District Holds In-House Attorney May Be Liable for Malpractice for Failing to Warn Employee About Conflict|
Nora A. Valenza-Frost, Barry Leigh Weissman; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
December 6, 2013, previously published on December 4, 2013The California Court of Appeal, Third District, in Yanez v. Plummer, 2013 WL 5915639, Cal. Ct. App. 3d Dist., No. C070726 (Nov. 5, 2013) recently held that a former employee deposed in connection with a co-worker’s personal injury suit may pursue malpractice claims against in-house counsel...
|EU-US Data Flows - Rebuilding Trust|
Sarah Pearce; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
December 5, 2013, previously published on December 3, 2013The statements and follow-up of the Ministerial in Washington last week where the EU was represented by Vice President Viviane Reding and Commissioner Cecilia Malstrom, show signs of the US and the EU making attempts to work towards rebuilding trust, particularly in the context of data protection...
|Filing Fees Established for Cable and Satellite Copyright Compulsory License Forms|
Seth A. Davidson, Arthur H. Harding, Ari Z. Moskowitz; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
December 5, 2013, previously published on December 2013On November 29, the Copyright Office published its final schedule of filing fees for cable and satellite semiannual Statement of Account (SOA) submissions:
|World Bank Report Concludes That Financial Sanctions Imposed By Prosecuting States Are Failing To Compensate Countries Whose Officials Have Been Bribed|
Annie Clarke, Jamie Humphreys, James Maton, Antonio Suarez-Martinez; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
December 5, 2013, previously published on December 3, 2013The World Bank’s Stolen Asset Recovery Initiative (StAR) last week published a report, Left Out of the Bargain (http://star.worldbank.org/star/publication/left-out-bargain-settlements-foreign-bribery-cases-and-implications-asset-recovery), concluding that although significant out of court...
|Court of Appeal Rules on Defendant’s Use of Frozen Assets to Pay for Legal Representation|
Annie Clarke, Antonio Suarez-Martinez; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
December 2, 2013, previously published on November 28, 2013The appellant, Azam, was a defendant in proceedings brought by the Serious Organised Crime Agency (‘SOCA’) under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (‘POCA’). A property freezing order (‘PFO’) was made against Azam (under s.245A POCA) which required him to disclose...
|UK: English High Court Denies Attempt to Relitigate Issues Already Decided in Arbitration Proceedings|
Russell Anderson; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
November 25, 2013, previously published on November 18, 2013In Arts & Antiques Limited v Peter Richards & Towergate London Market Limited & Zurich Insurance Plc  EWHC 3361 (Comm), the Court struck out claims by Arts and Antiques Limited (A&A) which sought to relitigate issues that were subject to a binding arbitration award.
|The Seventh Circuit Puts an End to Litigation Attacking the Cost of Force-Place Insurance|
Patrick Frye; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
November 25, 2013, previously published on November 20, 2013In Cohen v. American Security Insurance Co., the Seventh Circuit rang the death knell on mortgagors’ lawsuits complaining about the cost of force-place insurance bought by the mortgagors’ bank. When a bank makes a loan and takes a mortgage, the mortgagor’s real estate often is...
|Civil Forfeiture: Can the Outcome of SOCA v Turrall be Applied to Deprive Corrupt Foreign Public Officials of their Illicit Wealth?|
James Maton, Antonio Suarez-Martinez; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
November 25, 2013, previously published on November 18, 2013Would it be possible to forfeit the assets of a foreign public official on the basis that they represent the proceeds of corruption, without being able to prove any precise corrupt transactions, and instead simply relying on an inexplicable disparity between the assets that have been located and...
|UK: English High Court Rules on the Application of a Follow the Settlements Clause|
Mark Everiss, Sam Tacey; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
November 25, 2013, previously published on November 19, 2013The case of Tokio Marine Europe Insurance Ltd v Novae Corporate Underwriting Ltd  EWHC 3362 (Comm) concerned losses suffered by a Thai subsidiary of Tesco plc arising out of severe floods in Thailand in 2011. The Tesco subsidiary claimed for losses of approximately £125m under various...