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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.

 

HTMLA Reminder About the Dangers of Employee Misclassification
Ashley T. Kasarjian; Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 13, 2014, previously published on September 2014
The Ninth Circuit provided a clear reminder to companies to ensure that employees are not misclassified as independent contractors. In Alexander v. FedEx Ground, a group of full-time delivery drivers from FedEx challenged their status as independent contractors, asserting claims for employment...

 

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...

 

HTMLEnergizing Transmission Construction in the Electric Industry
Elizabeth M. Brereton; Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 13, 2014, previously published on September 2014
With so many personal gadgets needing daily recharging, desktop hard drives running 24 hours a day, and DVRs recording movies that run while we’re asleep, do you wonder where all that electricity is coming from? The next big construction boom may be in electric transmission infrastructure. In...

 

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...

 

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...

 

HTMLArizona Contractors Confront Cardinal Change
Cindy K. Schmidt; Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 13, 2014, previously published on September 2014
The “cardinal change doctrine” is a legal theory pursuant to which a contractor who is presented excessive, cumulative or otherwise material contract change orders has the right to terminate the contract and/or recover damages from the owner. The basic concept is that if the owner (i)...

 

HTMLA Reminder of the Importance of Internal Controls Under SOX
Ahron D. Cohen; Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 13, 2014, previously published on Fall 2014
On July 30, 2014, the SEC announced charges against the CEO and the former CFO of a computer equipment company based in Florida for misrepresenting the state of the Company’s internal controls over financial reporting and failure to disclose to its auditors deficiencies in its internal...

 

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...

 

HTMLLenders Beware: the Nevada Supreme Court Holds That Foreclosures of Homeowners’ Association Liens May Extinguish First Priority Deeds of Trust
Bob L. Olson; Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 13, 2014, previously published on September 26, 2014
Nevada has adopted the Uniform Common Interest Ownership Act of 1982 (the “Act”) which governs homeowners’ associations (“HOA”).

 


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