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HTMLUPDATE - First Circuit Upholds Method of Distribution of Notice in Hill v. State Street Corp., But Cautions Against Practice of Delivering Late Notice to Small Investors
John F. Nucci; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 12, 2015, previously published on August 11, 2015
The United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit recently issued a summary dismissal denying a number of objections to the Settlement Agreement reached in Hill v. State Street Corporation. The decision further sheds light on what constitutes the proper dissemination of notice to potential...

 

HTMLEmployer Win in California - Say What??? Stress From Working Under Particular Supervisor is Not a Disability
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 12, 2015, previously published on August 11, 2015
Over the course of a career many workers experience the displeasure of dealing with a difficult supervisor - the type of individual whose mere presence in the workplace is a source of dread and whose name inspires feelings of fear and loathing whenever it appears on a subordinate’s caller ID...

 

HTMLCitizenVC No Action Letter Gives Guidance for Online Private Placements
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 12, 2015, previously published on August 10, 2015
Last week the SEC issued a no action letter that provides guidance and clarity as to how an issuer of securities can conduct a private placement in a password protected web page under Rule 506(b), without it being deemed a “general solicitation” and thereby being subject to the...

 

HTMLALJ Shaw Confirms ITC’s Post-Suprema Authority to Exclude Articles That Infringe After Importation Based on Contributory Infringement
Nicholas W. Armington, Aarti Shah; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 12, 2015, previously published on August 10, 2015
The International Trade Commission has recently released the public version of the Administrative Law Judge¿s Final Initial Determination in Certain Marine Sonar Imaging Devices, Including Downscan and Sidescan Devices, Products Containing the Same, and Components Thereof, Inv. No. 337-TA-921, Init...

 

HTMLThe Affordable Care Act’s Reporting Requirements for Carriers and Employers (Part 4 of 24): Highlights from the Draft 2015 Instructions for Forms 1094-C and 1095-C
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 11, 2015, previously published on August 10, 2015
The IRS recently issued draft 2015 Instructions for Forms 1094-C and 1095-C (“2015 Instructions”). These are the forms that employers with 50 or more full-time employees (including full-time equivalent employees) in the previous year—i.e., Applicable Large Employers...

 

HTMLCitizen.VC No Action Letter: Clarity and Guidance for Conducting a Private Placement Online
Daniel I. DeWolf, Samuel Effron; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 11, 2015, previously published on August 10, 2015
The SEC has recently provided clarity as to how an issuer of securities can conduct a private placement in a password protected web page under Rule 506(b), without it being deemed a “general solicitation” and thereby being subject to the additional requirements imposed by the new Rule...

 

HTMLFirst Circuit Says Plaintiffs Cannot Prevail on Location-Based Discrimination Claims Based on a Disparate Impact Theory
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 11, 2015, previously published on August 10, 2015
Recently, the First Circuit Court of Appeals held that former employees of a FEMA call center could not proceed in their Title VII location-based disparate impact and retaliation claims against the agency. The case, Abril-Rivera v. Johnson, involved employees who worked for FEMA, a government...

 

HTMLFederal Circuit Clarifies Standard for Prior Art in Obviousness Analysis
Nicholas W. Armington, William A. Meunier; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 10, 2015, previously published on July 31, 2015
Earlier this week, the Federal Circuit in Circuit Check Inc. v. QXQ, Inc. clarified the standard by which a reference may be considered prior art for the purposes of an obviousness determination. See No. 2015-1155, Slip. Op. (Fed. Cir. July 28, 2015). This opinion may be useful for parties...

 

HTMLAustralia - A New Frontier for Plaintiffs?
Joel D. Rothman, Peter M. Saparoff; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 10, 2015, previously published on July 23, 2015
With the increasing barriers to successfully prosecuting a securities fraud case in the United States, including the jurisdictional limitations caused by the Morrison decision, institutional investors are sometimes now looking to other jurisdictions to sometime recover their losses. One such...

 

HTMLUPS Deal Continues Trend of Corporate Biofuel Commitments
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 10, 2015, previously published on August 5, 2015
Last Wednesday UPS agreed to purchase up to 46 million gallons of renewable diesel over the course of the next three years from the energy companies Neste, Renewable Energy Group, and Solazyme. The agreement is the centerpiece of a plan to displace 12 percent of the petroleum-based fuels in...

 


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