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HTMLArizona Supreme Court to Contractor: Sorry, but Equitable Subrogation Trumps Mechanics’ Lien Rights
Richard G. Erickson; Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 13, 2014, previously published on September 2014
The smoke has finally cleared in a hard and long-fought battle between lenders and owners on one side and the general contractor (Weitz Company, L.L.C., from here on referred to as Weitz) on the other side claiming priority on a Phoenix condominium project. The project, well-known as Summit at...

 

HTMLImportant Reminder About the Risk of Unexpected FMLA Liability
Kathryn Hackett King, Jennifer R. Phillips; Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 13, 2014, previously published on October 2014
The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) provides “eligible employees” who work for “covered employers” with up to 12 (in some cases 26) workweeks of unpaid, job-protected leave per year. A “covered employer” includes a private employer that employs 50 or more...

 

HTMLE-Discovery - Nevada U.S. District Court's Special Master's Report and Recommendations: Failure to Preserve ESI, Litigation Holds
John S. Delikanakis; Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 13, 2014, previously published on October 7, 2014
Small v. University Medical Center of Southern Nevada arises out of an employment law dispute. The court appointed a special master who found that the defendant medical center failed to preserve a considerable body of evidence due to its failure to properly issue and maintain a litigation hold.

 

HTMLNew Arizona Physician Fingerprinting Requirements for Renewal and Initial License Applications
Ahron D. Cohen; Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 13, 2014, previously published on September 18, 2014
As of September 2, 2014, physicians in Arizona applying for initial medical licenses or renewing their medical licenses are required to submit a fingerprint card along with the application to the Arizona Medical Board in order to better allow the Arizona Medical Board to conduct criminal records...

 

HTMLGrappling With Incoherent Export Controls and the Art of Voluntary Disclosures
Brett W. Johnson; Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 13, 2014, previously published on October 2014
United States industries have long complained about overbearing, difficult to understand and contradictory export control regulations. Many of the complaints are substantiated due to the multiple U.S. governmental agencies involved in export (and import) controls and the constant changes related to...

 

HTMLSummary of California’s Prompt Payment Laws
Colin R. Higgins, Jeffrey M. Singletary; Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 13, 2014, previously published on September 2014
The California legislature has enacted a comprehensive series of prompt payment statutes that are designed to ensure the prompt payment of progress payments and retention payments to downstream contractors by imposing harsh monetary penalties for any violations of the statutory scheme. Determining...

 

HTMLReinsurance Program Requires Self-Insured Health Plans to File Enrollment Data by November 15 and Pay Fee Later
Nick J. Welle; Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 13, 2014, previously published on Octobeir 10, 2014
The Health Care Reform Act established a transitional reinsurance program in an attempt to stabilize premium prices for health insurance plans in the individual market. Because the Health Care Reform Act prohibits insurers from denying coverage based on pre-existing medical conditions, there were...

 

HTMLMexico’s Energy Reform
Carlos Freaner, Carlos A. Sugich; Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 13, 2014, previously published on October 2014
The recent constitutional reform in Mexico’s energy industry offers investment opportunities to private companies, Mexican or foreign, particularly in the exploration, production and refining of oil, gas and other hydrocarbons, in basic petrochemistry and in the transmission, distribution and...

 

HTMLComments to Forest Service Groundwater Management Directive Due September 3, 2014
Cynthia M. Chandley, Karlene E. Martorana, Christopher W. Payne, L. William Staudenmaier; Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 13, 2014, previously published on September 2, 2014
Comments to the Groundwater Resource Management Directive proposed by the United States Forest Service to modify Chapter 2560 of the Forest Service Manual are due September 3, 2014. The proposed directive was published in the Federal Register on May 6, 2014. The original 90-day comment period was...

 

HTMLThe Fallacy of Union Benefit Trust Fund Lawsuits against Nevada Owners: A Call for Change
Leon F. Mead; Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 13, 2014, previously published on September 2014
One consequence of the Great Recession in Nevada is the unfortunate demise of many contractors and subcontractors. Both union and non-union contractors have gone out of business due to the lack of available projects. Unfortunately, a contractor going out of business will occasionally leave some...

 


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