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|White House Memo Will Impact How Federal Contractors Can Use Drones|
Anthony H. Anikeeff, Robert E. Korroch, Kevin D. Pomfret; Williams Mullen;
March 24, 2015, previously published on March 12, 2015There has been a great deal written about the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA’s) recent release of proposed regulations concerning the commercial use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) - or drones. Much of what has been written has quite accurately pointed out that the proposed...
|Review of New Illinois Laws: Local Government|
Heyl Royster Voelker Allen Professional Corporation;
March 24, 2015, previously published on March 2015Audit Disclosure. The auditor for a county or municipality must provide a copy of the management letter and audited financial statements to each member of the county or municipal board and discuss the audit with the board in person or electronically. If the county or municipality has an Internet...
|$68 Million Settlement Approved in Office Depot False Claims Act Suit|
Lieff Cabraser Heimann Bernstein LLP;
March 24, 2015, previously published on February 27, 2015Earlier this month, the Superior Court approved a $68.5 million settlement with Office Depot that will provide substantial recoveries to cities, counties, and school districts across California.
|Governor Tom Wolf Releases First Budget (2015-2016)|
Linda T. Ambroso, Steven D. Irwin; Leech Tishman;
March 24, 2015Today, March 3, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf presented the General Assembly with his first budget. Wolf’s plan plugs a $2B hole in the state’s finances while boosting support to education and reducing taxes on businesses and property owners. Tax increases on natural gas extraction...
|Medtronic Pays $2.8 Million to Resolve Off-Label Medicare False Claims Case|
Wendy R. Fleishman; Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein, LLP;
March 24, 2015, previously published on February 6, 2015As noted in numerous news stories today, Minnesota medical device manufacturer Medtronic will pay $2.8 million to the U.S. Justice Department to settle a False Claims Act case alleging the company paid doctors tens of thousands to recommend an unapproved medical procedure that was not shown to be...
|The 4th Circuit Expands Liability Under the False Claims Act|
Edward T. DeLisle, Amy M. Kirby; Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC;
March 24, 2015, previously published on February 20, 2015On January 8, 2015 the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit issued a decision in United States v. Triple Canopy, which broadened the reach of the False Claims Act (FCA) by embracing the theory of implied certification. While it is too early to speculate about the impact of the decision, it...
|Proposed Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015|
Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP;
March 23, 2015, previously published on March 20, 2015The U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee released the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015 (S.754) on March 18, 2015. The bill would encourage the sharing of cybersecurity threat information, require measures to protect individual privacy and civil liberties interests, and offer liability...
|DHS Funding Hangs In Balance While Congress Squares Off Over Executive Action on Immigration|
Justin Coffey, Lowell Sachs; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
March 23, 2015, previously published on March 3, 2015A chess match continues to be fought in Congress over the fate of President Obama’s executive action on immigration. The standoff is over disagreement as to whether President Obama exceeded his constitutional authority by attempting to bypass Congress and put into effect a collection of...
|Pennsylvania’s Right-To-Know Law Update: PUC Appeals Right-To-Know Decision to Pennsylvania Supreme Court|
Julie M. Macomb; Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. A Professional Corporation;
March 23, 2015, previously published on February 16, 2015In December of 2013, the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (“PUC”) and an electric utility company reached a settlement regarding an anonymous complaint letter from an employee of the utility. The employee alleged that during the October 2011 snowstorm electric outages, a work...
|The Dispute Resolution Review - Cyprus Chapter 2015|
Eleana Christofi, Jonathan Cotton, Katerina Philippidou; Patrikios Pavlou & Associates LLC;
March 20, 2015, previously published by Law Business Research on Spring 2015Cyprus became an independent and sovereign republic on 16 August 1960. Before that it was a British colony and many features of the British have remained embedded in the judicial system and in other facets of the function of the Cyprus State.