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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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

HTMLHIPAA Requires Many Health Plans to Obtain a Health Plan Identifier by November 5, 2014
Marvin S. ("Bucky") Swift, Nick J. Welle; Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 13, 2014, previously published on October 1, 2014
On September 5, 2012, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued final regulations adopting a standard for a national unique “health plan identifier” (HPID) and providing rules for implementing the HPID. Health plans are currently identified by several different number...

 

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”).

 

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...

 

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...

 

HTMLEffective Planning and Management in Construction Project Scheduling
Daniel Frost; Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 13, 2014, previously published on September 2014
The successful execution of a construction program in terms of meeting time and cost objectives has always been dependent on effective planning. The increasing complexity and cost of today's construction programs highlight the importance of careful management of the entire construction process from...

 

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...

 

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)...

 


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