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HTMLPenalty Clauses: No One is Immune
Harry Calkin, Alex Radcliffe; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 22, 2015, previously published on November 4, 2014
All too often parties amending a term of a contract will give insufficient consideration to how the amended term will interact with the remainder of the contract. Where the contract contains a liquidated damages clause, parties must be alive to the fact that the amendments may lead to a change in...

 

HTMLSuing Bribing Competitors: Jalal Bezee Mejel Al-Gaood v Innospec Ltd
James Maton; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 10, 2015, previously published on December 3, 2014
Company A and B are competing to win a contract from a customer. Company A pays a bribe to win the contract. Does company B have a claim against company A in English law? That has been considered in the case of Jalal Bezee Mejel Al-Gaood v Innospec Ltd. The Court effectively confirmed that such a...

 

HTMLEU: Article 29 Working Party Publishes Guidance Stating that the ‘Right to Be Forgotten’ Applies to .Com Domains
Annie Clarke, Sarah Pearce; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 10, 2015, previously published on December 8, 2014
We commented on the ‘right to be forgotten’ judgment in Google Spain SL, Google Inc. v Agencia Española de Protección de Datos in May earlier this year. The ruling granted data subjects the right to request search engines to remove links appearing in search results based...

 

HTMLSupreme Court To Decide Whether Employers Are Required To Provide Accommodations To Pregnant Employees
Todd M. Reed, Jonathan R. Shank; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 10, 2015, previously published on December 4, 2014
On December 3, 2014, the United States Supreme Court heard oral argument in Young v. United Parcel Service, Inc., a case that will determine whether employers must provide pregnant employees with workplace accommodations, such as light duty work, under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA). The...

 

HTMLSBA’s Final Rule Permitting SBICs to Invest in Double Holding Companies is Now in Effect
Christopher J. Douglass, Alan B. Roth, Michael R. Wilson; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 10, 2015, previously published on December 5, 2014
The U.S. Small Business Administration’s (“SBA”) final rule to revise the Small Business Investment Company (“SBIC”) regulations regarding investments in passive businesses and the use of double holding companies in structuring SBIC investments went into effect as of...

 

HTMLEU Council of Ministers Makes Progress on the Processing of Data in the Public Sector and the Creation of a “One-Stop-Shop” Mechanism for Resolving Cross-Border Data Protection Complaints
Sarah Pearce; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 10, 2015, previously published on December 10, 2014
The EU Council of Ministers made progress on 4 December 2014 on the draft Data Protection Regulation (the “Regulation”), agreeing a partial general approach on data processing in the public sector. This would allow for some flexibility in the application of the Regulation by each Member...

 

HTMLOCR Issues Bulletin on Privacy in Emergency Situations
Hilary B. Dudley, Tamara A. Klein, Courtney Scrubbs, David S. Szabo, Michaela ("Kayla") Tabela; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 10, 2014, previously published on November 25, 2014
In light of the recent Ebola cases, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) released a new bulletin, to remind HIPAA-covered entities and business associates that the requirements of the HIPAA Privacy Rule apply even in emergency situations. The...

 

HTMLOIG Releases 2015 Work Plan
Hilary B. Dudley, Tamara A. Klein, Courtney Scrubbs, David S. Szabo, Michaela ("Kayla") Tabela; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 10, 2014, previously published on November 25, 2014
On October 31, 2014, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (“OIG”) released its Work Plan for Fiscal Year 2015 (“Work Plan”). The Work Plan describes the various projects OIG plans to address in the upcoming year. Some of the key new...

 

HTMLRevised STELA Reauthorization Legislation Passed by House
Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 5, 2014, previously published on November 2014
On Wednesday, November 19, 2014, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 5728, a revised bill reauthorizing the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act of 2010 (STELA). In addition to extending the expiring STELA provisions for another five years, the bill, which is entitled the STELA...

 

HTMLMassachusetts High Court Rules That Insurer’s Full Reimbursement of Insured’s Expenses Does Not Bar Insured’s G.L. c. 93A Claim
Laura E. Bange; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 5, 2014, previously published on November 26, 2014
The Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts recently considered whether an insured could pursue a claim against an insurer which had breached its duty to defend for unfair or deceptive acts or practices under G.L. c. 93A, § 11, notwithstanding the insurer’s full reimbursement of the...

 


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