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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...

 

HTMLAgencies Issue Guidance on Tax Allocation Agreements
Scott A. Brown, Scott A. Brown, Joel E. Rappoport, Joel E. Rappoport, Kevin M. Toomey, Kevin M. Toomey; Kilpatrick Townsend Stockton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 25, 2014, previously published on June 20, 1014
On June 13, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency issued written guidance, which included an addendum to the current interagency policy statement governing tax allocation agreements between...

 

HTMLEPA Announces A Proposed Rule To Reduce Carbon Dioxide Emissions From Existing Fossil Fuel-Fired Power Plants
Robert H. Edwards, Jr., William F. Lane, Steven J. Levitas, Alan H. McConnell, Mark J. Riedy; Kilpatrick Townsend Stockton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 17, 2014, previously published on June 13, 2014
On June 2, 2014, the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) issued its long-awaited proposal for rules addressing carbon dioxide (“CO2”) emissions from existing power plants (“Proposed Rule”). Fossil fuel-fired electric generating units (“EGUs”)...

 

HTMLDepartment of Labor Announces Proposed Regulations Interpreting Minimum Wage Requirements for Federal Contractors
Randall D. Avram, James H. Coil, Susan W. Pangborn, Chuck Rice; Kilpatrick Townsend Stockton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 17, 2014, previously published on June 13, 2014
On June 12, 2014, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division announced proposed regulations implementing Executive Order 13658, which directed an increase in the minimum wage rate for employees working under certain federal contracts. Executive Order 13658, signed by President...

 

HTMLFederal False Advertising Lawsuits Permitted to Proceed Notwithstanding Compliance with Government Rules and Regulations
Barry M. Benjamin, Theodore H. Davis; Kilpatrick Townsend Stockton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 17, 2014, previously published on June 12, 2014
In a closely watched case involving allegations of false advertising by competitors, the U.S. Supreme Court handed a victory to POM Wonderful by accepting that company’s argument that mere compliance with governmental regulations does not preclude or preempt false advertising claims under the...

 

HTMLThe Positive Implications of FTC v. BurnLounge for Direct Sellers
Barry M. Benjamin, Jeremy A. Schachter; Kilpatrick Townsend Stockton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 16, 2014, previously published on June 10, 2014
In FTC v. BurnLounge—after providing a crash course on pyramid schemes and how to properly distinguish a pyramid from a legit multi-level marketing (MLM) operation—the Ninth Circuit upheld the district court’s finding that BurnLounge’s business constituted an illegal pyramid...

 

HTMLTCPA Settlement: Clippers Fans Want Tickets, Not Texts
Barry M. Benjamin, Jeremy A. Schachter; Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 10, 2014, previously published on June 5, 2014
The Los Angeles Clippers are in the news again: this time for an ill-advised promotional text message marketing campaign. Fans filed a class action suit against the pro basketball team in February 2013, after the team sent them text messages without the fans’ express written consent to...

 

HTMLStrengthened Connecticut Law Supplements TCPA
Barry M. Benjamin, Jeremy A. Schachter; Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 9, 2014, previously published on June 3, 2014
Connecticut recently passed S.B. 209, a new law aimed at aggressive telemarketing tactics. The law, which goes into effect on October 1, 2014, strengthens Connecticut’s already existing “Do Not Call Registry” by banning unsolicited commercial text and media messages and...

 

HTMLD.C. Circuit Clarifies Basis for Indian Trust Claims
Julie R. Domike, Catherine F. Munson, Claire Newman, Benjamin L. Snowden; Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 2, 2014, previously published on May 29, 2014
In April, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit decided El Paso Natural Gas Co. v. United States, No. 12-5156 (D.C. Cir. Apr. 4, 2014). The decision narrowly interprets the government’s duty to remediate uranium waste sites and toxic dumps located on tribal...

 

HTMLSCOTUS Affirms in Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community
Catherine F. Munson, Mark H. Reeves; Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 2, 2014, previously published on May 27, 2014
On Tuesday, May 27, the United States Supreme Court issued its long-awaited decision in Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community, Case No. 12-515. In a split, 5-4 decision with Justice Kagan writing for the majority, the Court affirmed the continuing existence and vitality of tribal sovereign...

 


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