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|The Supreme Court Approves a New Tool to Defeat Class Certification in Federal Securities Fraud Cases Brought in the Fifth Circuit - Price Impact Evidence|
Brian C. Kimball; Butler Snow LLP;
October 15, 2014, previously published on October 8, 2014The Supreme Court decision in Halliburton v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc., 134 S.Ct. 2398 (2014) concerns a federal securities fraud class action. The case was appealed from the Fifth Circuit. In Haliburton, the Supreme Court rejected the Fifth Circuit’s holding that defendants could not present...
|Québec Government and Gaz Métro Partner for LNG|
Louis-Nicolas Boulanger; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
October 15, 2014, previously published on October 3, 2014On September 30, 2014, Québec Premier Philippe Couillard, jointly with the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources and the Minister Responsible for the Northern Plan, Mr. Pierre Arcand, the Minister for Transport and the Implementation of the Maritime Strategy, Mr. Jean d’Amour, and...
|Special Transportation & Infrastructure Panel Releases Report on Public-Private Partnerships|
Diane J. Blagman, Robert S. Brams, Alais L. M. Griffin, Yosbel A. Ibarra, Jamey L. Tesler; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
October 15, 2014, previously published on October 2, 2014Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Panel on Public-Private Partnerships (P3 Panel) released its final report and recommendations regarding how to improve the delivery, oversight, and transparency of P3s (Report). This Report comes at the...
|Political Activities and the Law: Mitigating Risks for Corporations and Nonprofits|
Kirk L. Jowers, Trevor Potter, Matthew T. Sanderson; Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered;
October 15, 2014, previously published on October 15, 2014Over the past few years, the political law landscape has changed dramatically for those engaging in political activities, including for-profit corporations, nonprofit entities, and their principals. Mismanagement of these activities can cause considerable harm to individuals and organizations in...
|Staying in Compliance with the Colorado Division of Labor Requirements|
Ali Brodie; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
October 15, 2014, previously published on October 2, 2014Pursuant to the Colorado Employment Verification Law (C.R.S. § 8-2-122), all public and private employers in Colorado must adhere to additional employer compliance requirements, separate and in addition to those mandated by the Federal Form I-9 requirements. All Colorado employers are required...
|Federal Judge Rules to Allow Extrapolation on More Than 50,000 Claims in FCA Case|
Samantha P. Kingsbury, Ellyn L. Sternfield; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
October 14, 2014, previously published on October 6, 2014Last week, a Tennessee federal district court judge ruled that government attorneys can extrapolate from a small sample of billing statements to over 50,000 claims submitted by Life Care Centers of America, Inc. (a nursing home operator) to try to hold Life Care Centers liable under the False...
|Like a Hot Knife Through Butter: The US Congress and Internal Revenue Service Pierce Straight Through Barrier Options|
Mark H. Leeds; Mayer Brown LLP;
October 14, 2014, previously published on October 7, 2014The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has disputed the tax consequences for holders of barrier call options for at least five years. Recently, however, Congress and the IRS have sought to use the court of public opinion and the rules for accounting method changes to influence the outcome in tax audits...
|Government Contracting, the False Claims Act and the Art of Voluntary Disclosures|
Brett W. Johnson; Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.;
October 13, 2014, previously published on September 2014With the end of the high levels of government contract spending during the Great Recession and the advent of sequestration and budget cuts, government contractors are competing for fewer and fewer opportunities. As this is occurring, government contracting officers, inspector generals, third-party...
|Governor Signs Off on New Tax-Increment Financing Structure|
Alfred Fraijo, Kira N. Teshima; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
October 10, 2014, previously published on October 7, 2014On September 29, Governor Brown signed legislation that is seen as creating a robust new financing tool which will expand the existing mechanism of Infrastructure Financing Districts (“IFDs”) and replicate some of the functions of the state’s abolished local redevelopment...
|Recent Remarks By Officials Reinforce DOJ’s Focus On Criminal Fraud Investigations And Prosecutions Of Culpable Individuals|
Christopher E. Hale; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
October 9, 2014, previously published on September 29, 2014In a trio of speeches given at separate events on September 17, 2014, Department of Justice (“DOJ”) officials announced new initiatives and points of emphasis in the Government’s ongoing efforts to hold corporations and corporate officers criminally liable in the aftermath of the...