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|U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Issues Guidance in View of Prometheus and Myriad|
Daniel W. Clarke, Peter F. Corless, Christopher R. Cowles, Ralph A. Loren; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
March 11, 2014, previously published on March 2014 On March 4, 2014, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued a highly anticipated Guidance for Determining Subject Matter Eligibility of Claims Reciting or Involving Laws of Nature, Natural Phenomena & Natural Products (“Guidance”). The Guidance is promulgated for...
|Enterprise Risk Report For Certain New York Insurers Due April 30, 2014|
Julie L. Mahaney, Nick Pearson; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
March 10, 2014, previously published on March 2014The New York State Department of Financial Services (the “Department”) recently proposed Regulation 203 (the “Proposed Regulation”) which attempts to assess the “enterprise risk” impacting New York authorized insurers and business risks disclosed by New York...
|Deferred Prosecution Agreements available from today in England & Wales|
Antonio Suarez-Martinez; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
February 27, 2014, previously published on February 24, 2014After a long wait and public consultation process, Deferred Prosecution Agreements (“DPAs”) became available to prosecutors in England & Wales from 24 February 2014.
|February 2014 Update on Federal Budget Sequestration Affecting Build America Bonds and Other Direct Pay Bonds|
Joe E. Forrester, Christie Lombard Martin, Antonio D. Martini; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
February 27, 2014, previously published on February 2014On February 15, 2014, President Obama signed into law S. 25, An Act to ensure that the reduced annual cost-of-living adjustment to the retired pay of members and former members of the Armed Forces under the age of 62 required by the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 will not apply to members or former...
|Limitation Periods for Claims against those Assisting with Corruption: A UK Supreme Court Decision|
James Maton; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
February 27, 2014, previously published on February 25, 2014The United Kingdom’s Supreme Court has handed down an important judgment on the limitation period for two types of claim that can be deployed in civil proceedings against third parties that have wrongfully assisted with the transfer or concealment of corrupt assets. The case is Williams v...
|MEPS Votes to End the Anonymity of Owners of Companies, Foundations and Trusts|
James Maton, Antonio Suarez-Martinez; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
February 27, 2014, previously published on February 21, 2014On 20 February, the EU’s Economic Affairs and the Justice and Home Affairs committees voted to amend the proposed Fourth EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive (“the AMLD”) to require the ultimate owners of companies, foundations and trusts be listed in public registers in EU...
|Vermont Enacts “Legacy Insurance Management Act” for Commercial Run-Off Business|
Nick Pearson, Geoffrey E. Rosenblat; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
February 27, 2014, previously published on February 21, 2014Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin has signed H. 198, titled the Legacy Insurance Management Act (“LIMA”), in an effort to attract new domestic insurance companies dedicated to run-off business in Vermont. LIMA allows for the formation of Vermont-domiciled insurance companies whose sole...
|CJEU in Svensson: A Common Sense Solution But Issues Remain|
William Haig, Ben Hitchens, Akash Sachdeva; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
February 27, 2014, previously published on February 2014The Court of Justice of the European Union issued its long-awaited judgment in in Case C-466/12 Svensson regarding the legality of hyperlinking on 13 February. The case had the potential to upend one of the fundamental building blocks of the internet and electronic communication by deciding that...
|An Introduction to Corporate Participation at Lloyd’s|
Damian Connolly, Chris Finney, David R. Kendall, William Slaiding; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
February 27, 2014, previously published on February 2014Lloyd’s of London is perhaps the most famous insurance brand in the world. Yet for those not actively involved in the market, its structure and methods of doing business have until recent years largely remained a mystery. After three centuries of operation (with its capital being provided by...
|CMS Proposed Cuts to Medicare Advantage Plans|
Tamara A. Klein, Leslie J. Levinson; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
February 25, 2014, previously published on February 2014On February 21, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a proposal to decrease payments to Medicare Advantage plans by 3.6 percent in 2015. This decrease would impact more than 15 million people, or 30% of all Medicare beneficiaries, who are currently enrolled in Medicare...