Legal Articles: Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

 







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HTMLCFPB Proposes Rules For Prepaid Products
Erich M. Hellmold, Aaron M. Kaslow, Kevin M. Toomey; Kilpatrick Townsend Stockton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 10, 2015, previously published on November 24, 2014
On November 13, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) released a proposed rule (the “Proposal”) that would provide significant consumer protections for prepaid accounts through substantial amendments to Regulation E (Electronic Fund Transfer Act) and Regulation Z...

 

HTMLFDIC Issues Guidance for State Banks Engaging in Activities Permissible for National Banks
Scott A. Brown, Erich M. Hellmold, Aaron Kaslow, Kevin M. Toomey; Kilpatrick Townsend Stockton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 10, 2015, previously published on December 4, 2014
On November 19, 2014, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (the “FDIC”) issued Financial Institution Letter 54-2014, Filing and Documentation Procedures for State Banks Engaging, Directly or Indirectly, in Activities or Investments That Are Permissible for National Banks...

 

HTMLNinth Circuit Announces New Test for Federal Tort Claims Act Coverage of Tribal Employees
April Day, Catherine F. Munson, Mark H. Reeves; Kilpatrick Townsend Stockton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 10, 2015, previously published on December 10, 2014
On December 8, 2014, the Ninth Circuit announced a new, two-part test for determining whether tribal employees performing their duties pursuant to a contract under the Indian Self Determination and Education Assistance Act of 1975 (ISDEAA), Pub. L. 93-638, 88 Stat. 203 (1975), or a compact under...

 

HTMLPharmaceutical Patents Under Covered Business Method Review at USPTO???
Charles W. Calkins, Alison W. Dobson; Kilpatrick Townsend Stockton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 10, 2015, previously published on November 24, 2014
Four Orange Book-listed U.S. patents owned by Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc. have been challenged in petitions for covered business method (CBM) patent review filed at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office by Amneal Pharmaceuticals, Par Pharmaceuticals, and Roxane Laboratories. These actions appear to...

 

HTMLNLRB Changes the Law on Employee Use of Employer Email Systems
John W. Alden, Randall D. Avram, Kathleen Dodd Barton, Charles E. Feuss; Kilpatrick Townsend Stockton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 10, 2015, previously published on December 12, 2014
In 2007, the National Labor Relations Board (the “Board”) in Guard Publishing Co. d/b/a Register Guard held that employees do not have a right under the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”) to use an employer’s email system for union-related communications. Since...

 

HTMLD.C. District Court Vacates HUD’s Disparate Impact Rule; Sets Stage for Supreme Court
Christina M. Gattuso, Erich M. Hellmond, Aaron M. Kaslow, Kevin M. Toomey; Kilpatrick Townsend Stockton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 10, 2015, previously published on November 13, 2014
On November 3, 2014, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia issued a major ruling that could ultimately change the way financial institutions look at lending compliance. As the Supreme Court readies itself to hear the same issue, the D.C. District Court vacated the Department of...

 

HTMLNLRB Issues Final Rule Speeding Up Time Frame for Union Elections
John W. Alden, Randall D. Avram, Charles E. Feuss, Russell A. Jones; Kilpatrick Townsend Stockton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 10, 2015, previously published on December 15, 2014
On December 12, 2014, the National Labor Relations Board (¿NLRB¿ or the ¿Board¿) issued its long-awaited final rule amending its representation case procedures to shorten the time frame for holding union-representation elections and to require employers to provide more information about employees...

 

HTMLCSBS and NYDFS Issue Cyber Security Guidance for Banks
Christina M. Gattuso, Erich M. Hellmond, Erich G. Oliffer, Kevin M. Toomey; Kilpatrick Townsend Stockton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 10, 2015, previously published on December 19, 2014
The Conference of State Bank Supervisors (the ¿CSBS¿) and the New York Department of Financial Services (the ¿NYDFS¿) recently issued valuable guidance for financial institutions regarding cyber security. On December 10, 2014, the NYDFS issued a guidance letter to all NYDFS-regulated banks...

 

HTMLDOE Issues Solicitation For Its $12.5 Billion Loan Guarantee Program For Advanced Nuclear Energy Projects
Robert H. Edwards, Matt Ferguson, Steven J. Levitas, Mark J. Riedy, Marianna Toma; Kilpatrick Townsend Stockton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 10, 2015, previously published on December 17, 2014
On December 10, 2014, the Department of Energy¿s Loan Program Office (¿DOE¿) announced the Advanced Nuclear Energy Projects Solicitation (¿Solicitation¿) for its up to $12.5 billion loan guarantee program under Section 1703 of Title XVII of the Energy Policy Act of 2005. The program provides...

 

HTMLPresident Obama Signs Executive Order Prohibiting Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Discrimination by Federal Contractors
Randall D. Avram, James H. Coil, Susan W. Pangborn, Chuck Rice; Kilpatrick Townsend Stockton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 28, 2014, previously published on July 21, 2014
On July 21, 2014, President Obama signed Executive Order 11478 prohibiting federal contractors and subcontractors and construction employers working on federally assisted construction projects from discriminating in employment on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. This marks the...

 


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