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|Department of Education Issues Draft Regulation Implementing Campus SaVE’s Changes to the Clery Act|
Joseph W. Cornelison; Husch Blackwell LLP;
March 14, 2014, previously published on March 11, 2014The Campus Sexual Violence Elimination (SaVE) Act was enacted as part of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013, and its provisions amend various aspects of the Clery Act dealing with campus safety and security procedures and reporting. Every postsecondary institution participating...
|High Court Blows the Whistle on Private Employers|
Joel Matthew Bagby, Kevin Koronka; Husch Blackwell LLP;
March 12, 2014, previously published on March 10, 2014The U.S. Supreme Court extended the whistle-blower protections provided in the Sarbanes-Oxley Act to include employees of privately held companies that are contractors or subcontractors of a public company. The high court’s ruling in Lawson v. FMR LLC, marks a significant expansion of the...
|A Five-Part Action Plan for Responding To a Federal Search Warrant|
Kevin P. McCart; Husch Blackwell LLP;
March 12, 2014, previously published on March 9, 2014The line between “white collar crime” and “street crime” is often blurred as prosecutors and investigators deploy all of the tools at their disposal against white collar and regulatory offenses. Principal among these tools is the search warrant. While the execution of a...
|DOT Revises the Standard Industry Fare Level for First Six Months of 2014|
Husch Blackwell LLP;
March 11, 2014, previously published on March 6, 2014The U.S. Department of Transportation recently revised the Standard Industry Fare Level (SIFL) rates that are used to value an employee's personal use of a company aircraft, as required by the Internal Revenue Code Section 61 and the Federal Tax Regulations Section 1.61-21(g). The Department...
|Planes, Trains and Automobiles...And Factories, Refineries, And Power Plants? Court to Hear Challenge to Expansion of Greenhouse Gas Regulations|
Jason A. Flower, John M. Terry; Husch Blackwell LLP;
March 5, 2014, previously published on February 24, 2014As you’ve likely heard, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has now officially taken the position that greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide are fair game for regulation and in fact are required to be regulated under the Clean Air Act. While this development may be cheered by...
|Global Information Governance Day|
Deborah H. Juhnke; Husch Blackwell LLP;
March 5, 2014, previously published on February 28, 2014First, kudos to AHIMA for helping raise information governance awareness by sponsoring a Twitter chat on February 20, “Global Information Governance Day.” As an information governance professional, I am encouraged that industry associations like AHIMA are picking up the reins to drive...
|Three New Grounds for Bid Protests in a Cyber Secure World|
Elizabeth Leavy; Husch Blackwell LLP;
March 5, 2014, previously published on March 2, 2014No one will argue against the need to improve cybersecurity. We should limit the vulnerability of critical infrastructure and preserve the confidentiality of military technology, private company trade secrets, and individual medical records.
|Court Says List All Products in All Amended Infringement Contentions or Face Dismissal.|
Joseph E. Cwik; Husch Blackwell LLP;
March 5, 2014, previously published on February 24, 2014In patent litigation governed by the local patent rules, a plaintiff patent owner is required to disclose original infringement contentions. The patent owner also sometimes discloses amended infringement contentions that add new accused products as more information is obtained in discovery. A...
|H-1B Season Is Here|
Toni H. Blackwood; Husch Blackwell LLP;
February 27, 2014, previously published on February 27, 2014U.S. businesses often use the H-1B visa classification to employ non-U.S. workers in positions requiring a college degree or the equivalent. In most cases, H-1B classification conveys work authorization for a period of up to six years. The law sets a limit of 65,000 new H-1Bs per fiscal year, with...
|Could Your Facility Benefit from Telemedicine?|
Michael R. Crowe; Husch Blackwell LLP;
February 25, 2014, previously published on February 21, 2014A study published in the February 2014 issue of Health Affairs concludes that the use of telemedicine by nursing homes can reduce hospitalizations and generate savings for Medicare. However, there are several barriers to successful implementation, including the cost of the technology, the...