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HTMLViability of Dutch Claims Foundations In Question
Joel D. Rothman, Peter M. Saparoff; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 24, 2017, previously published on January 18, 2017
As we have previously noted (here and here), Dutch Foundations (or Stichtings) have been considered a useful tool in seeking recovery for losses on foreign securities. After the Morrison decision closed U.S. courts to claims for purchases of shares of foreign issuers on non-U.S. exchanges, investor...

 

HTMLBeware of the USPTO’s Push for Clarity
Lisa Adams, Derek E. Constantine; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 24, 2017, previously published on January 24, 2017
The Clarity of the Record Pilot program is an ongoing and evolving program that is part of an attempt by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to produce high-quality patents as part of the Enhanced Patent Quality Initiative (EPQI). This is all part of a larger push by the USPTO to document...

 

HTMLHighlights of the USPTO Performance and Accountability Report for Fiscal Year 2016
Derek E. Constantine, Christina Sperry; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 24, 2017, previously published on January 23, 2017
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) recently released a Performance and Accountability Report (PAR) for the 2016 fiscal year, evaluating a variety of programs at the USPTO and detailing ongoing goals of the USPTO. The following aspects of the PAR may be of particular interest to patent and...

 

HTMLCan Employers Include Class/Collective Action Waivers in Arbitration Agreements? Supreme Court to Decide.
Michael Scott Arnold, Brie Kluytenaar; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 24, 2017, previously published on January 16, 2017
On Friday, the Supreme Court agreed to decide the issue of whether employers may include class/collective action waivers in their arbitration agreements. As we discussed in more detail here, multiple federal appeals courts have split over the issue. This has created a difficult situation for...

 

HTMLEEOC Releases Guidance Concerning the Mental Health Provider’s Role in ADA Reasonable Accommodation Requests
Robert Sheridan; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 24, 2017, previously published on January 18, 2017
The EEOC recently published guidance for mental health providers describing their role in an employee or applicant’s request for a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”). While the guidance is primarily aimed at providing information to mental...

 

HTMLPreparation for 2016 Fiscal Year-End SEC Filings and 2017 Annual Shareholder Meetings
Megan N. Gates, Pamela B. Greene; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 21, 2017, previously published on January 24, 2017
As our clients and friends know, each year Mintz Levin provides an analysis of the regulatory developments that impact public companies as they prepare for their fiscal year-end filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) and their annual shareholder meetings. This...

 

HTMLPresident Trump Issues Executive Orders on Immigration Issues - January 25, 2017
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 21, 2017, previously published on January 25, 2017
On January 25, 2017, President Trump issued two Executive Orders impacting immigration. As promised in his presidential campaign, the orders involve enhancing border security, but also include increased interior enforcement.

 

HTMLAntitrust Agencies Impose Three HSR Penalties Totaling $1.5 Million in Two Days
Robert G. Kidwell, Farrah C. Short; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 21, 2017, previously published on January 23, 2017
The federal antitrust agencies have opened the New Year with vigorous enforcement of the Hart Scott Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (“HSR Act”) by imposing several fines totaling $1.5 million. On January 17, 2017, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) settled...

 

HTMLMembers of Ophthalmologist Group Charged with Illegal Boycott of Health Plan
Robert G. Kidwell, Farrah C. Short, Bruce D. Sokler; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 21, 2017, previously published on January 24, 2017
An ophthalmologist cooperative in Puerto Rico settled charges with the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) last week that it orchestrated an illegal boycott of a health plan.[1] The FTC alleged that the cooperative urged its members to refuse to sign an agreement with the health plan that...

 

HTMLMulti-Step ADR: Drafting Sensible and Effective Dispute Resolution Provisions
Gilbert Alan Samberg; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 3, 2017, previously published on December 19, 2016
In this article - “Drafting Sensible and Effective Multi-Step ADR Provisions” - we provide practical advice regarding factors to be accommodated in fashioning multi-step ADR provisions that are (1) useful and (2) likely to be enforced by the courts. Read the full article here.

 


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