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HTMLAFL-CIO’s Industry Wide Agreement May Have Wide Reach in Hospitality Industry
Rachel J. Tischler; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 30, 2015, previously published on January 5, 2015
Mid-way through 2012, the Hotel Association of New York City and the New York Hotel & Motel Trades Council, AFL-CIO (the “Union”), renewed a seven-year collective bargaining agreement known as the Industry Wide Agreement, or IWA. While the IWA controls nearly all aspects of the...

 

HTMLCMS’ Proposed Regulations Include Significant Antitrust Implications For Entities Interested In Forming ACOs
Helen Cho Eckert, David R. Garcia; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 30, 2015, previously published on January 5, 2015
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released proposed regulations to clarify and build on current regulatory requirements for Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) that participate in the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP). Among the changes is one addressing when an ACO must...

 

HTMLVersata Software, Inc. v. Callidus Software, Inc.: Guidance on Stays Pending Post-Issuance Proceedings
Martin Bader, Kayla Page; Sheppard Mullin Richter Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 23, 2015, previously published on November 24, 2014
In a recent decision, Versata Software, Inc. v. Callidus Software, Inc., No. 2014-1468 (Fed. Cir. Nov. 20, 2014), the Federal Circuit ordered the District of Delaware to stay district court litigation pending a covered business method (CBM) review, reversing the district court’s decision to...

 

HTMLViability of Certain Internet and Software Patents Reconfirmed in DDR Holdings, LLC v. Hotels.com
Bill Blonigan; Sheppard Mullin Richter Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 23, 2015, previously published on December 9, 2014
For those following the law of patent eligibility in the United States, a December 5, 2014 precedential decision by the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit held that a patent on webpage-display technology is patent eligible under 35 U.S.C. § 101. A slew of recent court decisions have gone...

 

HTMLRecent SEC Enforcement Actions Highlight Importance of Robust Insider Trading Compliance Policies
Alicia M. Tschirhart, Robert L. Wernli; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 16, 2015, previously published on December 5, 2014
Recently the SEC announced enforcement actions which highlight the importance of complying with the beneficial ownership reporting requirements under Sections 13(d), 13(g) and 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, or the Exchange Act.

 

HTMLChina Arbitration Update: New CIETAC Rules Effective January 1, 2015
Sheppard Mullin Richter Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 16, 2015, previously published on December 1, 2014
The China International Economic & Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC) approved a new set of arbitration rules effective on January 1, 2015. The 2015 CIETAC Rules include a number of important updates and revisions that bring CIETAC arbitration proceedings closer in line with international...

 

HTMLNew Customs Credit Measures
Sharon Xu; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 16, 2015, previously published on December 1, 2014
The General Administrations of Customs issued the Interim Measures of the Customs of the People’s Republic of China for the Administration of Enterprise Credit (the “Interim Measures”) on October 8th, 2014, which is effective as of December 1, 2014.

 

HTMLFINRA Issues Guidance Notice on Confidentiality Provisions in Settlement Agreements and the Arbitration Discovery Process
Manuel F. Gomez, Jeff Kern; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 16, 2015, previously published on November 12, 2014
In Regulatory Notice 14-40, FINRA reminds members that it is a violation of FINRA Rule 2010 (Standards of Commercial Honor and Principles of Trade) to incorporate into a settlement agreement a confidentiality provision restricting or prohibiting a customer or other person from communicating with...

 

HTMLCalifornia Court of Appeal Applies Delaware Law to Deny Discovery in Shareholder Derivative Action
Madalyn Macarr, John P. Stigi; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 16, 2015, previously published on December 23, 2014
In Jones v. Martinez, 230 Cal. App. 4th 1248 (2014), the California Court of Appeal, Second Division, held that a plaintiff asserting a shareholder derivative action against directors of a Delaware corporation in a California state court may not obtain discovery before the plaintiff establishes...

 

HTMLSecond Circuit Limits "Tippee" Insider Trading Liability
Sarah E. Aberg, MaryJeanette Dee; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 16, 2015, previously published on December 11, 2014
In United States v. Newman, No. 13-1837 (2d Cir. Dec. 10, 2014), the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit reversed the 2013 convictions of Anthony Chiasson and Todd Newman on charges of conspiracy to commit insider trading and insider trading under 18 U.S.C. § 371, Sections...

 


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