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10.17.18  How The Affordable Clean Energy Rule Impacts Oil And Gas
10.15.18  Troutman Sanders Authors Chambers USA 2019 Alternative Energy and Power Guide
10.09.18  High Court Unlikely To Solve ESA Issues In Frog Habitat Case
10.02.18  UCC Incorporation By Reference: An Imperfect Way To Perfect
10.02.18  California Strikes Again, Imposing Cost Disclosure Requirements for Small Business Loans
09.26.18  Data Privacy: The Current Legal Landscape September 2018
09.21.18  ALERT for Ninth Circuit and TCPA: A System That Has the Capacity to Automatically Dial Stored Numbers is an ATDS
09.19.18  Where Have The SEC Enforcement Actions Gone?
09.14.18  M&A Perspectives Newsletter Fall 2018
09.11.18  In Case You Missed It: Consumer Financial Services Law Monitor - August in Review
09.10.18  The Kitten In The Ceiling
09.07.18  Troutman Sanders Wins a Significant Appellate Victory Against the CFPB
09.07.18  FTC Conducts First Compliance Sweep Since Amendment to Used Car Rule
09.05.18  Hackers and Phishers and Pretexters, Oh My!
08.29.18  Alaska and Forest Service Begin Work on Roadless Rule
08.27.18  Employers and Consumer Reporting Agencies: Revise a Key FCRA Form NOW
08.22.18  Clarity On Overlapping Background Check Laws In Calif.
08.21.18  Supreme Court of California Affirms Constitutionality of State’s Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act in Connor v. First Student, Inc.
08.07.18  In Case You Missed It: Consumer Financial Services Law Monitor - July in Review
08.07.18  Government Records Significant Victory in Alta Wind
08.06.18  3 Unbelievable Employment Cases
08.03.18  Federal Charters For Fintech: Empowering Disruptors, Increasing Banking Competition
08.01.18  Patent Rights: Best Practices for Responding to Patent Demand Letters
08.01.18  Federal Inaction And State Activity: Student Loan Edition
07.31.18  Spokeo Strikes Again: Why Challenges to Standing Are Key
07.24.18  Employer Lessons in Dealing with FCRA Disclosure Claims
07.23.18  Why People Hate Human Resources (And Why Michael Hated Toby)
07.18.18  Beyond the Headline—Affirmation, Innovation in AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion
07.11.18  SEC Adopts Inline XBRL Tagging for All Public Company Filers
07.09.18  In Case You Missed It: Consumer Financial Services Law Monitor - June in Review
06.29.18  California Passes Sweeping Privacy Changes
06.28.18  Global Energy Change: Increased Use of Natural Gas and Liquified Natural Gas (LNG)
06.28.18  Private Equity Quarterly - June 2018
06.27.18  California on the Verge of Sweeping Privacy Changes
06.26.18  New, Improved Rules For 'High Volatility' Real Estate Loans
06.25.18  You’re Fired?
06.25.18  IRS Issues Beginning of Construction Guidance for Solar
06.25.18  What You Need to Know About the Reformed HVCRE Rules
06.21.18  Georgia Supreme Court Hoechstetter v. Pickens County Decision Poses Zoning Process Challenges for Georgia Local Governments
06.21.18  Time to Assess "Foreign Private Issuer" Status
06.18.18  Kathy Who? Permanent Director of the CFPB Nominated by President Trump
06.18.18  Jury in West Virginia Returns Verdict for Defendant Lender and Loan Servicer on All Counts
06.12.18  Tax Reform and Other Tax Laws Relevant to Asian Americans
06.12.18  Supreme Court Prevents Plaintiffs From Bringing Piggyback Class Actions After the Statute of Limitations Has Run under American Pipe
06.11.18  Roseanne, Twitter, And Free Speech For Employees
06.06.18  The Reform Act Cuts Red Tape for Community Banks
06.06.18  In Case You Missed It: Consumer Financial Services Law Monitor - May in Review
06.01.18  President Trump Signs Bill Providing Regulatory Relief to Regional and Community Banks
05.29.18  A Case of ‘Epic’ Proportion For The #MeToo Movement?
05.24.18  When Defendants Invoke ‘Necessity’ In Pipeline Sabotage
05.22.18  U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Class Action Waivers in Employment Contracts, Adding to its Decisions Consistently Enforcing Arbitration Provisions
05.16.18  Marketing Add-on Warranty Products Draw FTC Scrutiny
05.15.18  FCC Seeks Comment on Interpretation of TCPA Following D.C. Circuit’s ACA Decision
05.11.18  DOJ Issues New Policy Against Duplicative Fines & Penalties for Corporate Misconduct
05.08.18  California Supreme Court Adopts Dramatically Worker-Friendly Classification Test
05.01.18  In Case You Missed It: Consumer Financial Services Law Monitor - April in Review
04.30.18  The Banning Of Salary Questions
04.16.18  "HELLO? HELLO? CAN YOU HEAR ME?"
04.15.18  Deep Decarbonization and Hydropower
04.05.18  Private Equity Quarterly - April 2018
04.02.18  In Case You Missed It: Consumer Financial Services Law Monitor - March in Review
04.02.18  Is Returning The Money Enough To Rescind An NDA?
04.02.18  Bit by Bit: The Relationship Between Blockchain and the Law Grows
03.29.18  Second Circuit Rules Debt Collectors Need Not Disclose Absence of Interest and Fees
03.26.18  U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit Vacates Fiduciary Rule
03.23.18  Supreme Court Unanimously Decides that State Courts Have Jurisdiction Over Class Actions Brought Under the Securities Act of 1933
03.22.18  President Trump's Steel and Aluminum Tariffs and Their Effect on Fixed-price Construction Contracts
03.21.18  Foolishness Versus Fintech: Foolishness Wins Again
03.16.18  D.C. Circuit Issues Highly Anticipated Ruling in Telephone Consumer Protection Act Appeal
03.09.18  The ‘Well-Pleaded Complaint Rule’ and Pushing the Bounds Post-‘McCulloch
03.09.18  A Potential Shift On Education Debt Discharge Standards
03.08.18  Regulatory Power Moves to the States: What this Means for Companies
03.07.18  Managing Sexual Harassment Risks: Top 10 Mistakes Employers Are Making in the #MeToo Era
03.07.18  What May Happen To Your IPR The Day After Oil States
03.05.18  In Case You Missed It: Consumer Financial Services Law Monitor - February in Review
03.01.18  The Consequences of a Relic’s Codification: The Dubious Case for Bad Faith Dismissals of Involuntary Bankruptcy Petitions
02.28.18  Dish Network Decision Underscores Importance of Compliance with Regulatory Settlements and Associated Litigation Risks
02.26.18  Takeaways From Dismissed Challenge To Trump's CFPB Pick
02.26.18  Data Privacy: The Current Legal Landscape (Annual Edition)
02.23.18  Supreme Court Scales Back Definition of “Whistleblower” for Dodd-Frank’s Anti-Retaliation Provision
02.21.18  Foreign Private Issuers Using IFRS Must Begin Submitting Financial Statements in XBRL
02.21.18  A Demand for Diligence and a Call for Clarity: A Preview of the Supreme Court's Imminent Argument over the Meaning of “Financial Condition” in § 523(A)(2)(A) and (B)
02.20.18  Non-Disclosure Agreements In The #MeToo Era
02.16.18  FERC Issues Final Rules on Electric Storage Participation in RTOs/ISOs and Primary Frequency Response for New Generators
02.15.18  CFPB Announces Subdued Enforcement in 2018-22 Strategic Plan
02.13.18  New Requirements For Protecting Sensitive Government Data Adopted For Government Contractors: Is Your Company In Compliance?
02.08.18  How Zoning Laws Limit Redevelopment of Existing Sites and Buildings
02.08.18  D&O and Professional Liability 2017 - A Year In Review
02.07.18  The Latest On TCPA Exemption For Health Care-Related Calls
02.05.18  Key D&O And Professional Liability Trends Of 2017
02.05.18  In Case You Missed It: Consumer Financial Services Law Monitor - January in Review
02.05.18  New Lawsuit By Former Weinstein Employee Paints A Grim Picture
01.31.18  D.C. Circuit Holds That CFPB Structure is Constitutional
01.29.18  TCPA and Health-Care Related Calls: Court Expands Definition of “Emergency Purpose” to Include Prescription Refill Reminders
01.29.18  Travel Sentry V. Tropp: A Threat To Direct Infringement
01.25.18  Appointment Of CFPB Director Causes Rift Among State AGs
01.22.18  The Patriot: Remembering US District
01.17.18  A Closer Look At Consumer Finance Law In 2017, And Beyond
01.16.18  Federal Deregulation Opens the Door for State-Level Threats to Auto Finance
01.11.18  Anti-Duplication Under RCRA: Synchronizing RCRA With Other Environmental Statutes
01.10.18  Annual Report: 2017 Consumer Financial Services Year in Review and a Look Ahead
01.09.18  Top Data Governance Issues from 2017 and What to Watch in 2018
01.08.18  To Tell The Truth; The Importance Of Full And Frank Disclosure To Preserving The Attorney-Client Privilege
01.08.18  The New Wolves Of Wall Street?
01.08.18  More and More, Faster and Faster
01.05.18  In Case You Missed It: Consumer Financial Services Law Monitor - December in Review
12.26.17  The Friend Zone And Sexual Harassment
12.21.17  CFPB Withdraws its Consumer Disclosures Survey Signaling that Debt Collection Rulemaking Is No Longer at the Top of the CFPB’s Priorities
12.21.17  The Other Cyberthreat: Business Email Compromise Schemes
12.18.17  Conference Committee Reaches Agreement on Tax Reform Bill
12.07.17  Terry Crews And Male-On-Male Sexual Harassment
12.07.17  When Gov't Enforcement Actions And Class Actions Collide
12.04.17  In Case You Missed It: Consumer Financial Services Law Monitor - November in Review
11.30.17  TCPA Litigation Still Hot, Poses Significant Litigation Risk
11.30.17  Insights On Article III Standing Under Ill. Biometrics Law
11.29.17  Federal Judge Denies Injunction, Leaving Trump Appointee Mick Mulvaney Head of CFPB
11.29.17  Creditors Beware: New, Simplified Ch. 13 Comes At A Price
11.27.17  3 Lessons On Holiday Parties From ‘The Office’
11.22.17  DOJ Guidance Is Dead, Long Live DOJ Guidance
11.21.17  NY Statute Governing Liability Policies “Issued or Delivered” in NY Applied To NY Insureds and Risks Though Policy Issued and Delivered Outside NY
11.20.17  FERC Approves $105 Million Settlement with Barclays for Market Manipulation
11.19.17  Business, metro Atlanta both benefit from quality pre-K
11.15.17  CFPB Director Richard Cordray to Step Down
11.13.17  What’s Happening With Sexual Orientation Discrimination In The Workplace?
11.10.17  Impact of Senate Tax Reform Bill on Renewable Energy Projects
11.08.17  Updated IRS Guidance for Assessment of Employer Shared Responsibility Payments Under the Affordable Care Act
11.02.17  Impact of Tax Reform on Renewable Energy Projects
11.02.17  In Case You Missed It: Consumer Financial Services Law Monitor - October in Review
11.01.17  Paid Endorsements of "Military Friendly" Schools Lead to FTC Action
11.01.17  Prioritize and find success through your support system
10.26.17  Congress Kills CFPB’s Arbitration Ban for Financial Services Companies, Returning Focus to State v. Federal Court Wars
10.25.17  Chipping Away at the Till Formula: Second Circuit Momentive Decision Confirms Denial of Make Whole But Raises Interest Rate Calculation in the Chapter 11 Context
10.24.17  Critical Update from the Department of State on Diversity Visa Lottery Registration (DV-2019)
10.20.17  California’s Statewide “Ban-The-Box” Law To Go Into Effect January 2018
10.18.17  Navigating The Pitfalls Of Civil Investigative Demands
10.17.17  Can Harvey Weinstein Be Successfully Sued?
10.16.17  Colin Kaepernick’s Grievance
10.10.17  Data Privacy Landscape Update - October 2017
10.10.17  The CFIUS Process Is Becoming More Challenging For Foreign Investors
10.10.17  FTC and State AGs to Announce Major Coordinated Consumer Fraud Enforcement Initiative
10.09.17  Current Autonomous Vehicle Technology Standards for Privacy and Security
10.06.17  DOJ Reverses Stance On Transgender Workplace Protections
10.05.17  CFPB Rule Requires Payday Lenders to Apply “Ability to Repay” Standard to Loans
10.03.17  OCIE’s Guidance on Cybersecurity for Financial Firms
10.03.17  SEC Staff Issues Information Update for Advisors Filing Other-Than-Annual Amendments to Form ADV
10.03.17  Considerations on Dual-Shops Following 'Navillus'
10.03.17  Consumer Financial Services Law Monitor Blog - September in Review
10.03.17  Trump Signs Executive Order Overhauling the Environmental, Permitting Review Process for Infrastructure Projects
10.03.17  NYSE Proposes to Limit the Release of Material News Immediately After the Close of Trading
10.02.17  Stopping Drive-By Lawsuits
10.02.17  Department of Energy Proposes FERC-Authorized Full Cost Recovery for Certain Nuclear and Coal Power Generation
09.29.17  How Financial Services Companies Should Face E-Discovery
09.27.17  Litigating Patent Infringement Cases in the ‘Rocket Docket
09.26.17  Let’s Get Physical: The Federal Circuit Weighs in on Patent Venue After TC Heartland
09.25.17  A few ideas Georgia can take to land Amazon’s HQ2
09.21.17  CFPB Issues First No-Action Letter to Online Lender Using Alternative Data
09.20.17  LIBOR Is Dying; Many May Mourn
09.20.17  What Happened To The Obama DOL’s New Overtime Rules?
09.19.17  Information on Diversity Visa Lottery Registration (DV-2019)
09.13.17  Troutman Sanders CFS Law Monitor Blog - August in Review
09.07.17  House First, Ask Questions Later
09.06.17  The Federal Reserve Proposes Guidance on Supervisory Expectations for Boards of Directors
09.06.17  A Lawyer’s Guide To NIST's 'Security And Privacy Controls'
09.05.17  Ron Burgundy And Romance In The Workplace
08.30.17  Collection of Pay Data on the EEO-1 Report On Hold – For Now!
08.24.17  Ninth Circuit Holds TCPA Claims Are Invasion of Privacy Claims
08.22.17  Challenging The FDA On 'Natural' Cigarettes
08.21.17  Small Changes to an Ad Can Make Big Differences in a Puffery Analysis
08.21.17  Don't Be A Costanza: 3 Ways to Be a Better Employee
08.18.17  New Version of the Form I-9 Available
08.17.17  Jury Trials Under Environmental Statutes
08.16.17  Spokeo Update: Ninth Circuit Holds that Plaintiff Adequately Alleged Article III Standing
08.11.17  Venturing Into The Land Of Location Data Collection
08.11.17  Troutman Sanders CFS Law Monitor Blog - July in Review
08.09.17  Reinventing The Federal Trade Commission
08.07.17  Series LLC- An Uncertain Choice for Businesses
08.07.17  Don’t Be A Lumbergh: Managerial Mistakes to Avoid to Minimize Risk of Employment Lawsuits
08.01.17  US Presidents Are Not Immune From Criminal Prosecution
08.01.17  A Practical Approach to Defending Fair Credit Reporting Act Class Actions in Federal Court
07.25.17  Increased Focus on Employment-Based Visa Compliance and Enforcement
07.24.17  Phoebe Buffay And The ‘Friends’ Guide To Sexual Harassment
07.19.17  Arbitration Rule Compliance Date Set for March 19, 2018
07.13.17  Troutman Sanders CFS Law Monitor Blog - June in Review
07.10.17  Lessons From ’30 Rock’ On Mental Illness
07.10.17  CFPB Issues Rule Banning Class Action Waivers In Arbitration Provisions
06.27.17  Virginia Real Estate Purchase and Sale Issues for Buyers
06.23.17  New Federal Appeals Court Ruling Provides Ray of Sunshine for TCPA Defendants: Contractual Consent to Receive Calls Cannot be Revoked
06.19.17  Pending Changes to Federal Bankruptcy Rules Could Negatively Impact Residential Mortgage Lenders
06.19.17  Supreme Court Refuses to Extend the Scope of the FDCPA to Consumer Finance Company
06.15.17  Time to Assess "Foreign Private Issuer" Status
06.15.17  WV Appellate Court Finds High Volume of Unanswered Calls Alone Does Not Violate § 46A-2-125(d)
06.14.17  $6.8 Million Penalty Upheld in Overstock Price Advertising Case
06.13.17  NYC “Fair Workweek” Laws Will Affect Fast Food and Retail Industries
06.12.17  CFPB Updates Its Planned Overhaul of Acceptable Debt Collection Practices
06.12.17  3 Things ‘The Office’ Taught Me About Employment Law (Part 2)
06.12.17  Special Masters: How to Help Judges Extend Their Reach ... And Exceed Their Grasp
06.09.17  Troutman Sanders CFS Law Monitor Blog – May in Review
06.07.17  Health Care Cybersecurity On Life Support
06.01.17  New Focus on Lithium Battery Safety
05.31.17  State Banking Regulators File Suit Challenging OCC Fintech Charter
05.25.17  TCPA Is Not Dead Yet – Court Trebles Eight Figure TCPA Award While World Awaits ACA Decision
05.22.17  Are You Ready For the New California Prop 65 Warning Requirements?
05.22.17  Georgia’s New “Family Care Act” – Using Paid Leave for Sick Family Members
05.19.17  Why Insider Benefit Is Irrelevant To Criminal Insider Trading
05.18.17  Private Equity Quarterly – Spring 2017
05.16.17  Supreme Court Rules That Filing a Proof of Claim on a Time-Barred Debt Does Not Violate the FDCPA
05.16.17  WannaCry Ransomware: Understanding the Cyber Attack that Rocked the World
05.15.17  Spokeo Strikes Again: Fourth Circuit Reverses and Dismisses $12 Million FCRA Class Action on Spokeo Grounds
05.15.17  New Georgia Law Strengthens Business Judgment Rule
05.08.17  CPSC Recalls Put Focus on Lithium Ion Battery Safety
05.08.17  Troutman Sanders CFS Law Monitor Blog - April in Review
05.05.17  Supreme Court Rules Municipalities Have Standing to Sue Under The FHA, But Raises The Bar On Showing Proximate Cause
04.28.17  ESG, Greenwashing and Other Four-Letter Words
04.27.17  New WVCCPA Amendments are Enacted by Governor Justice
04.26.17  Third Circuit Curbs Insurers’ Asbestos Exposure
04.20.17  Troutman Sanders CFS Law Monitor Blog – March in Review
04.19.17  Washington State Amends Money Transmitter Law to Exclude Payment Processors
04.18.17  SEC Adopts T+2 Settlement Cycle for Securities Transactions
04.12.17  March 2017 Banking Blog Summary
04.11.17  U.S. District Court Dismisses CFPB Case Against Payment Processor
04.07.17  A Message to Employers Who Aren’t in a Current OFCCP Audit
04.06.17  Seventh Circuit Issues Landmark Ruling Permitting Sexual Orientation Discrimination Claims Under Title VII
03.31.17  Plaintiffs Not Reading the Terms of Use Dooms Two New Jersey TCCWNA Class Actions
03.30.17  2016 Renewable Energy Market Year in Review and a Look Ahead to 2017
03.27.17  Lawmakers in U.S. House of Representatives Pass Bill That Would Reform Class Action Litigation under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23
03.22.17  Federal Reserve Board Expands Financial Stability Presumption for Decisions on M&A Proposals under the Bank Holding Company Act
03.21.17  Foreign Private Issuers May Begin Submitting Their Financial Statements in XBRL
03.20.17  DOJ Brief Opposing CFPB Brings More Uncertainty
03.14.17  North Carolina Supreme Court Upholds Denial of Arbitration Based Upon Breach of Fiduciary Duty
03.09.17  Troutman Sanders CFS Law Monitor Blog – February in Review
03.07.17  USCIS to Suspend Premium Processing for H-1B Petitions on April 3, 2017
03.07.17  Modernizing New York’s Fraudulent Conveyance Laws
03.06.16  Preparing for Opportunity – Questions You Should Answer to Be Ready for a Capital Raise
03.01.17  Private Equity Quarterly - Winter 2017
02.27.17  D&O and Professional Liability 2016 - A Year In Review
02.23.17  Troutman Sanders Strategies - NC Legislative Update
02.22.17  DOJ Issues New Guidance on Corporate Compliance Programs
02.21.17  The Sixth Circuit Finds That a Bank Is Not a Transferee for Deposits Made in Excess of the Amount Owed
02.16.17  Troutman Sanders Partner Steven Gravely Contributes to Healthcare Information Management Systems Society’s “Book of the Year”
02.14.17  Hospital Fined $3.2 Million for Failing to Secure Its Mobile Devices
02.13.17  Data Privacy: The Current Legal Landscape
02.09.17  HIPAA Breach Notification Deadline Fast Approaching
02.09.17  USCIS to Begin Accepting Cap-Subject H-1B Petitions on Monday, April 3, 2017
02.08.17  CFPB Takes Action Against Law Firm Debt Collectors for Lack of Meaningful Involvement
02.07.17  Troutman Sanders CFS Law Monitor Blog – January in Review
02.07.17  HSR Transaction and Filing Fee Thresholds Adjusted
02.06.17  Environmental Law & Policy Monitor Blog Update
02.03.17  FERC Delegates Authority to Staff in Absence of Quorum
02.02.17  Tips on Completing the New I-9 and E-Verify
01.31.17  Recent Developments – Employee Benefits
01.31.17  2016 Consumer Financial Services Year in Review and a Look Ahead
01.30.17  Employers Beware: Ninth Circuit Finds Inclusion of Liability Waiver in FCRA Background Check Disclosure Form is a Willful Violation
01.26.17  Supreme Court Focuses on Intersection of FDCPA and Bankruptcy Code
01.26.17  New Mandatory PII Privacy Training for Government Contractors and Subcontractors
01.25.17  President Trump’s Affordable Care Act Executive Order – Business As Usual for Employer Sponsored Group Health Plans
01.23.17  Unauthorized Use Of Trademarked Logo On Insured’s Website Not Covered Advertising InjuryOriginally published in California Insurance Newsletter - Vol. 11, 2017
01.23.17  California Supreme Court To Consider Whether a Primary Insurer With An “Other Insurance” Clause Can Enforce It Against A Primary Insurer Without One, Or Enforce A Limits Reduction ClauseOriginally published in California Insurance Newsletter - Vol. 11, 2017
01.23.17  Insurer Held Liable For Bad Faith Refusal To Settle Despite Superfluous Exception In Proposed Release For The Insured’s Criminal Restitution LiabilityOriginally published in California Insurance Newsletter - Vol. 11, 2017
01.23.17  Employment-Related Practices Exclusion Precludes Duty To Defend Or Indemnify Insured Accused Of Negligent Hiring and SupervisionOriginally published in California Insurance Newsletter - Vol. 11, 2017
01.23.17  D&O Insurer With No Duty To Defend Ordered To Produce Loss Reserve Information But Not To Answer Interrogatories Asking For Its Interpretation Of Policy Terms In The AbstractOriginally published in California Insurance Newsletter - Vol. 11, 2017
01.23.17  Underlying Complaint Allegations Did Not Create Duty To Defend Under Additional Insured Coverage Where Entity Did Not Actually Meet Policy’s Additional Insured DefinitionOriginally published in California Insurance Newsletter - Vol. 11, 2017
01.23.17  No Bad Faith Failure To Settle Where Insurer Refused Stipulated Judgment Potentially In Excess of Policy Limits Coupled With A Covenant Not To Execute Against The InsuredOriginally published in California Insurance Newsletter - Vol. 11, 2017
01.23.17  Insurer Did Not Breach Any Duty Where No One Had Ever Satisfied Policy’s Self-Insured Retention And The Underlying Action Resulted In A Default Judgment Against The InsuredOriginally published in California Insurance Newsletter - Vol. 11, 2017
01.23.17  California Supreme Court To Consider Whether Contributing Excess Insurer Can Sue Primary Insurer For Unreasonably Rejecting Prior Settlement Demands When Case Settles Before JudgmentOriginally published in California Insurance Newsletter - Vol. 11, 2017
01.23.17  Report Data Breaches On Time or Pay the Price
01.23.17  California Supreme Court Certifies Ninth Circuit’s Question: Is There An Accidental “Occurrence” For Purposes Of A Negligent Hiring And Supervision Claim Against The Insured That Arises From Bodily Injury Deliberately Caused By The Insured’s Employee?Originally published in California Insurance Newsletter - Vol. 11, 2017
01.23.17  Insured-vs-Insured Exclusion Bars Coverage for Action Against Corporation Brought By Minority Shareholders Who Were Also Former DirectorsOriginally published in California Insurance Newsletter - Vol. 11, 2017
01.23.17  A Known Construction Defect Left Uncorrected Is Not An Accidental “Occurrence”Originally published in California Insurance Newsletter - Vol. 11, 2017
01.20.17  The Eleventh Circuit Finds that a Debtor’s Misuse of a Lender’s Collateral Gives Rise to a Nondischargeable Claim
01.19.17  Supreme Court To Decide Whether Financing Company Collecting Debts Is A “Debt Collector” Under The FDCPA
01.18.17  Courts Continue to Uphold Forum Selection Bylaws
01.17.17  Revision to New York’s Proposed Cybersecurity Regulations Reflect Risk-Based Approach
01.09.17  Troutman Sanders CFS Law Monitor Blog – December in Review
01.05.17  New Leverage in the Federal Marketplace for Commercial Item and Commercial Systems Contractors
01.04.17  Minimal Blanket, Maximum Comfort: Less is More When Drafting “All Assets” UCC-1 Descriptions
12.30.16  District Court Finds That “Complete and Up to Date” Requirement of FCRA § 1681K Does Not Include an Accuracy Component
12.23.16  Troutman Sanders Strategies 2017 Federal Outlook
12.21.16  IRS Broadens Prior “Beginning of Construction” Guidance
12.21.16  Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler Announces Resignation on Dec. 15, 2016, Signaling Potential Reform to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA)
12.20.16  SEC Staff Issues New C&DIs Related to Foreign Issuers and Other Matters
12.20.16  21st Century Cures Act: A New Prescription for the Healthcare Industry
12.19.16  Retention of EB-1, EB-2, and EB-3 Immigrant Workers and Program Improvements Affecting High-Skilled Nonimmigrant Workers
12.08.16  Troutman Sanders CFS Law Monitor Blog – November in Review
11.28.16  IRS Notice 2016-70 Grants Narrow Extension for ACA Filing Requirement and Penalty Relief for Employers
11.23.16  FERC Issues Key Rulemakings On Energy Storage
11.23.16  Nationwide Injunction Prohibits Implementation of the Department of Labor’s New Overtime Rules
11.18.16  Employees’ Claims For Reimbursement Of Business Expenses Is Not A Wage And Hour Violation
11.17.16  Private Equity Quarterly - Fall 2016
11.16.16  Secured Creditors are Rejoicing over the Ninth Circuit's Decision Overruling Costly Precedent
11.15.16  New Version of the Form I-9 Now Available
11.15.16  Gas and Electric Utility Company Settles TCPA Class Action for $1.1 Million
11.10.16  Special Update Regarding Presidential Election and Impact on the FERC
11.03.16  Troutman Sanders Strategies Election Report
11.08.16  Alta Wind Addresses Fundamental ITC and Depreciation Issues for Renewables
11.08.16  Troutman Sanders CFS Law Monitor Blog – October in Review
11.04.16  Data Privacy: The Current Legal Landscape – Quarterly Update, October 2016
11.03.16  HIMSS Cybersecurity Call to Action - The Health Sector is the Target
10.28.16  U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services to Increase Fees on December 23, 2016
10.25.16  DOJ Secures Its Largest False Claims Act Settlement Involving A Nursing Home Company
10.13.16  District of Arizona Grants Summary Judgment to JPMorgan Chase on FCRA Background Screening Class Action
10.12.16  Supreme Court Grants Cert. In FDCPA Claim Related to Filing of Stale Claims in Bankruptcy
10.12.16  Blue Shield and SQM Defeat TCPA Putative Class Action Following Spokeo
10.12.16  D.C. Circuit Rules CFPB “For Cause” Removal of the Director Unconstitutional, but Declines to Shut it Down
10.11.16  Troutman Sanders CFS Law Monitor Blog – September in Review
10.11.16  Golden Shares or Simply Gold Plated?
10.04.16  Information on Fiscal Year 2018 Diversity Visa Lottery Registration
09.29.16  Deadline Looms for Healthcare Providers to Comply with New ACA Non-Discrimination Requirements
09.28.16  UK Insurance Act 2015 In Force
09.23.16  Court Clarifies Whether a Seller’s Legal Privilege Passes to a Buyer Post-Acquisition
09.21.16  FTC Adopts Final Amendments to Magnuson-Moss Warranty Rules to Give Effect to E-Warranty Act.
09.15.16  SEC Proposes to Require Hyperlinks to Exhibits
09.08.16  Troutman Sanders CFS Law Monitor Blog – August in Review
09.08.16  Louisiana Supreme Court Adopts Pro Rata Allocation of Defense Costs
09.06.16  District Court Rules That A State Civil Investigative Demand Is Not A “Claim,” And That A Contractual Liability Exclusion Does Not Apply To All ContractsOriginally published in California Insurance Newsletter - Vol. 10, 2016
09.06.16  District Court Rejects Insured’s Attempts to Compel Production of Post-Suit Claims Handling InformationOriginally published in California Insurance Newsletter - Vol. 10, 2016
09.06.16  District Court Rules That Intellectual Property Exclusion Does Not Bar Duty To Defend Patent-Holder For Allegedly Making False Accusations Of InfringementOriginally published in California Insurance Newsletter - Vol. 10, 2016
09.06.16  Where Primary Cause Of Stone Floor Cracking Was Improperly Applied Mortar, Cost of Making Good Exclusions Barred Coverage Under Builder’s Risk Policies And Ensuing Loss Exception Did Not Restore Any CoverageOriginally published in California Insurance Newsletter - Vol. 10, 2016
09.06.16  Ninth Circuit Court Of Appeals Addresses What The Word “Intentional” Means In A “Dishonest, Malicious, Fraudulent, Criminal Or Intentional” Acts ExclusionOriginally published in California Insurance Newsletter - Vol. 10, 2016
09.06.16  Insurer Had No Duty To Defend Or Indemnify Claims Based On Unpaid WagesOriginally published in California Insurance Newsletter - Vol. 10, 2016
09.06.16  District Court Rules On The Measure Of Damages For Breaching The Duty To Defend A Mixed ActionOriginally published in California Insurance Newsletter - Vol. 10, 2016
09.06.16  Insurer Did Not Act in Bad Faith by Conditioning Its Acceptance of Policy Limit Demand on Release of InsuredOriginally published in California Insurance Newsletter - Vol. 10, 2016
09.06.16  Provision Purporting To Make Primary CGL Insurer’s Defense Duty Vanish If A Defense Is Available From Other Insurance Held A Disfavored Escape ClauseOriginally published in California Insurance Newsletter - Vol. 10, 2016
09.06.16  District Court Finds That Claims Handler Is Not A Proper Party To Insurance Dispute For Acts Allegedly Within The Course And Scope Of Her EmploymentOriginally published in California Insurance Newsletter - Vol. 10, 2016
09.06.16  California Insurance Newsletter - Vol. 10, 2016
09.06.16  California Supreme Court Clarifies When Brandt Fees May Be Considered In Determining If A Punitive Damages Award Is Unconstitutionally ExcessiveOriginally published in California Insurance Newsletter - Vol. 10, 2016
09.06.16  District Court Finds It Cannot Decide Rescission Claim As A Matter Of Law Due To Discrepancy Between Witness Deposition Testimony and Subsequent ErrataOriginally published in California Insurance Newsletter - Vol. 10, 2016
09.06.16  Exclusion For Losses Caused By “Authorized Representatives” Was Not Ambiguous In The Context Of Losses Caused By Insured’s Payroll-Services AgentOriginally published in California Insurance Newsletter - Vol. 10, 2016
09.06.16  Second District’s Fourth Division Takes A Side In The Split Over Whether An Excess Insurer That Contributes To An Excess Settlement Can Assert A Cause Of Action Based On A Primary Insurer’s Unreasonable Rejection Of Prior DemandsOriginally published in California Insurance Newsletter - Vol. 10, 2016
09.06.16  Although Gravamen Of Underlying Action Was Non-Covered Trademark Infringement, District Court Found Duty To Defend Based On Potential Covered Liability For Trade Dress Infringement In Insured’s AdvertisementsOriginally published in California Insurance Newsletter - Vol. 10, 2016
09.01.16  Friends Don’t Let Friends Have COTS Prime Contracts: Exceptions to Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces (E.O. 13673) Blacklisting
09.01.16  Nondiscrimination Protections for Transgender Care under Section 1557 of ACA
09.01.16  Crafting Dispute Resolution Clauses That Work For You
08.31.16  Insurer Is Not Required to “Drop Down” and Provide Coverage within Insolvent Insured’s Retention
08.30.16  Fourth Circuit Rejects FDCPA Liability For Filing Proofs of Claim On Time-Barred Debt
08.26.16  Appellate Court Vindicates Insurers’ Position That Coverage Dispute Is Not A Core Bankruptcy Matter
08.25.16  Private Equity Quarterly - Summer 2016
08.12.16  Troutman Sanders Strategies 2016 Congressional Summer Recess Update
08.09.16  FDIC Proposes Examination Guidance for Third-Party Lending Arrangements
08.08.16  CFPB Introduces New Protections for Borrowers
08.05.16  Troutman Sanders CFS Law Monitor Blog – July in Review
08.05.16  The Seventh Circuit Holds Section 546(e) Does Not Extend To Conduits
08.04.16  CFPB Outlines Overhaul of Acceptable Debt Collection Practices
07.29.16  Practical Advice On Applying For The EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Program
07.28.16  New SBA Rules Expands Mentor-Protégé Program—Creating Opportunities for Small and Large Businesses
07.21.16  SEC Proposes Amendments to Definition of “Smaller Reporting Company” to Expand Availability
07.20.16  Cross-Border Mergers in Europe Just Became Easier
07.18.16  Flipping on Flip Provisions: Lehman Bankruptcy Court Rules Flip Provisions Enforceable in Bankruptcy
07.14.16  Ransomware in Healthcare - A Clear and Present Danger
07.14.16  HSR Civil Penalty Skyrockets
07.08.16  DOJ Shines New Light on Environmental Criminal Prosecutions
07.06.16  Clearing “Deadwood” Will the USPTO Proposed Rule Changes Put Your Trademark Registration on the Chopping Block?
07.06.16  Troutman Sanders CFS Law Monitor Blog – June in Review
07.05.16  Sirius XM Settles TCPA Class Action for $35 Million
06.30.16  SEC Adopts Final Rules for Resource Extraction Issuers Under Dodd-Frank Act
06.30.16  Data Privacy: The Current Legal Landscape Quarterly Update
06.27.16  Time to Assess "Foreign Private Issuer" Status
06.27.16  Persuader Rule Update: Agreements before July 1 Not Subject to Disclosure; Ruling on Lawfulness of Persuader Rule Issued
06.24.16  Supreme Court Upholds Implied Certification in FCA Claims Litigation
06.22.16  FTC's Confusing Attempt To Comply With The E-Warranty Act
06.21.16  Lessons in Commercially Reasonable Data Security
06.16.16  EEOC Final Wellness Regulations Under the ADA and GINA Increase Compliance Burden for Wellness Programs
06.16.16  New Baseline IT Security Requirements for All Government Contracts and All Subcontracts at All Tiers (Except COTS Items)
06.14.16  'Spokeo' Starts to Show Its Effects
06.08.16  SEC Misses the Mark with Non-GAAP Guidance and Comments
06.08.16  New SBA Rules Expand Collaboration Opportunities for Small Businesses
06.07.16  Washington Energy Report - June 7
06.03.16  Troutman Sanders CFS Law Monitor Blog – May in Review
06.03.16  Summer Preparedness: Don’t Forget the Sunscreen or Your Articles and Bylaws!
06.02.16  The Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel Holds That Oversecured Creditors Are Presumptively Entitled to Post-Petition Default Interest
05.31.16  Troutman Sanders Lawyers Publish Consumer Financial Regulation Survey
05.26.16  SEC Misses the Mark with Non-GAAP Guidance and Comments
05.24.16  Supreme Court Determines Debts Related to Fraudulent Transfer Schemes May Be Non-Dischargeable
05.20.16  Illinois Appellate Court Rejects Coverage for Blast-Fax Class Action Under the TCPA
05.19.16  Supreme Court Rejects Claim That Collection Letters on Attorney General’s Letterhead Sent By Private Debt Collection Attorneys Misled Borrowers
05.17.16  Washington Energy Report - May 17
05.16.16  Changes to the FLSA’s White Collar Exemptions Are Finally Here! Higher Salaries and More Overtime, Here We Come.
05.16.16  U.S. Supreme Court Remands Spokeo in Ruling that Mere Technical, Statutory Violation Is Insufficient to Confer Article III Standing
05.16.16  The Subpoena Power of the NYC Department of Consumer Affairs
05.11.16  Caesars Bankruptcy Highlights Cost of Conflict
05.11.16  FTC Releases New Guidelines for Background Screeners’ Compliance with the FCRA
05.09.16  Washington Energy Report - March 9
05.09.16  Eighth Circuit Joins Minority in Circuit Split as to Ascertainability Standard for Class Actions
05.09.16  Troutman Sanders CFS Law Monitor Blog – April in Review
05.06.16  The Rise of Real Estate GP Funds
05.06.16  IRS Updates “Beginning of Construction” Guidance to Reflect PATH Act Extension of the PTC and the ITC
05.06.16  CFPB Attempts to Sound Death Knell for Consumer Class Action Waivers Used by Financial Institutions
05.05.16  Online Terms and Conditions May Spell Trouble for Businesses in New Jersey
05.04.16  Private Equity Quarterly - Spring 2016
04.27.16  Washington Energy Report - April 27
04.22.16  Optional Practical Training Duration Extended from 17 to 24 Months for Students with STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Degrees
04.21.16  How China’s New Regulations Affect Online Publishing
04.13.16  Washington Energy Report - April 13
04.12.16  New DOJ FCPA Pilot Program Outlines Steps For Full Corporate Cooperation Credit for Companies
04.11.16  2016 Spring Update on U.S.-EU Privacy Shield Program
04.07.16  Troutman Sanders CFS Law Monitor Blog – March in Review
04.06.16  Buyer Beware: District Court Imposes Pension Liability on Private Equity Funds
04.05.16  Washington Energy Report - April 5
04.04.16  Preserving Value in M&A Transactions: The Indemnification Claim Process
04.01.16  Insured v. Insured Exclusion Bars Coverage for Liquidation Trustee’s Suit Against Officers
04.01.16  Citizen ‘Suit Yourself’: New (and Very Real) Water Compliance Challenges for Coal Power Utilities
03.29.16  Washington Energy Report - March 29
03.29.16  Summary of Benefits and Coverage Update: Release of New Proposed Template, Instructions and Related Materials
03.25.16  HHS Launches Phase 2 HIPAA Audits
03.23.16  D&O and Professional Liability 2015 - A Year In Review
03.22.16  Washington Energy Report - March 22
03.16.16  Fluor Corp. v. Superior Court: Analysis and Impact
03.15.16  Old Rules; New Facts – Disruption in the Mid-Stream Gathering and Processing Space
03.14.16  N.C. Court of Appeals Limits Windfall Awards From Environmental Contamination
03.10.16  Company President Liable for Millions in Restitution After Ignoring In-House Counsel
03.08.16  Washington Energy Report - March 8
03.04.16  Troutman Sanders Secures Early Dismissal of Bad Faith Suit Over Coverage For Wage & Hour Claims
03.04.16  FTC Looks to Purchased Search Terms in Deceptive Advertising Complaints
03.03.16  Privacy Issues with the FDA in Mobile Healthcare, Connected Devices, and the Internet of Things
03.02.16  Data Privacy: The Current Legal Landscape
03.02.16  Troutman Sanders CFS Law Monitor Blog - February in Review
03.02.16  Important Lessons Involving Indirect Auto Lending
03.01.16  Washington Energy Report - March 1
02.16.16  A Positive Outlook for Investors Struck in ‘Food Court’
02.16.16  Washington Energy Report - February 16
02.11.16  No Coverage for Suit Against Resort by Neighboring Homeowners for Allegations of Interference with Property RightsOriginally published in California Insurance Law Review - Vol. 9, 2016
02.11.16  Policy Reformation Count Dismissed by Northern District of CaliforniaOriginally published in California Insurance Law Review - Vol. 9, 2016
02.11.16  California’s Mediation Privilege Statute Can Impact an Insurer’s Ability to Evaluate Coverage and Litigate Coverage MattersOriginally published in California Insurance Law Review - Vol. 9, 2016
02.11.16  Ninth Circuit Rules No Duty to Defend Where Underlying Claims Were All Based on Allegations of Statutory ViolationsOriginally published in California Insurance Law Review - Vol. 9, 2016
02.11.16  Insurer’s Interpleader Violated Duty to Defend Where Funds Interpleaded Were in Excess of those Subject to Competing ClaimsOriginally published in California Insurance Law Review - Vol. 9, 2016
02.11.16  Court Finds Duty to Defend Despite Pollution Exclusion, Where the Possibility of a Sudden and Accidental Discharge of Contaminants Was DemonstratedOriginally published in California Insurance Law Review - Vol. 9, 2016
02.11.16  Troutman Sanders Litigation Lawyers Author Chapter on Accountants' Liability
02.11.16  Duty to Defend Triggered Despite Prior Acts Exclusion Where Some of the Underlying Allegations Occurred After the Policy’s Inception DateOriginally published in California Insurance Law Review - Vol. 9, 2016
02.11.16  No Coverage for Trademark Infringement Under Slogan Infringement CoverageOriginally published in California Insurance Law Review - Vol. 9, 2016
02.11.16  Insurer Not Bound by Additional Insured Endorsement Issued by Broker Because Broker Served as Agent of Insured, Not InsurerOriginally published in California Insurance Law Review - Vol. 9, 2016
02.11.16  California Insurance Law Review - Vol. 9, 2016 Newsletter
02.11.16  Insured’s Motion to Stay Carrier’s Declaratory Relief Action Is Denied Where Court Found It Could Resolve the Coverage Dispute Without Reaching the Merits of the Underlying ActionOriginally published in California Insurance Law Review - Vol. 9, 2016
02.11.16  District Court Holds That a Carrier May Breach its Duty to Defend by Failing to Agree to Defend a Covered Action Prior to the Responsive Pleading DeadlineOriginally published in California Insurance Law Review - Vol. 9, 2016
02.10.16  The Indemnification Claim Process in M&A Transactions
02.09.16  U.S. Supreme Court Ruling - ERISA Equitable Relief Not So Equitable?
02.09.16  Troutman Sanders Secures Ninth Circuit Victory for Houston Casualty Company
02.09.16  Washington Energy Report - February 9
02.08.16  First 2016 CFPB Bulletin Reinforces Focus on Furnishers
02.08.16  Reminder: HIPAA Breach Notification Deadline Fast Approaching
02.08.16  IRS Notice 2016-16 Broadens Rules on Mid-Year Amendments to Safe Harbor Plans
02.08.16  D&O and Professional Liability 2016 - A Year In Review
02.04.16  California District Court Denies Amended Motion for Class Certification in False Advertising Case
02.03.16  McCrory v. Berger: NC Supreme Court Decision Could Result in Continuing Litigation Over Validity of Key Boards & Commissions
02.02.16  Troutman Sanders CFS Law Monitor Blog - January in Review
02.02.16  Fourth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Claims that Loan in Excess of Property Value is Unconscionable under the West Virginia Consumer Credit Protection Act
02.01.16  Accountant’s Liability Under the Federal Securities Laws
02.01.16  Privacy Law and Cybersecurity: What You Need to Know About
01.29.16  Private Equity Quarterly - Winter 2016
01.29.16  Who is the ‘Least Sophisticated Consumer’?
01.29.16  Individual Chapter 11 Debtors Cannot Escape the Absolute Priority Rule
01.28.16  FCRA May Be a Dead End for Data Breach Plaintiffs
01.26.16  Washington Energy Report - January 26
01.22.16  EU Data Security Reform May Foreshadow US Trends
01.21.16  Ninth Circuit Limits Ability of Holdover Occupants to Delay Eviction by Filing Bankruptcy
01.21.16  U.S. Supreme Court Wounds Important Defense to TCPA Class Actions, Raising Already High TCPA Risks
01.21.16  Accountant’s Liability Under the Federal Securities Laws
01.20.16  Washington Energy Report - January 20
01.29.16  Extrinsic Facts in Ill. Duty to Defend Analyses in 2015
01.19.16  Virginia Construction Law Deskbook Chapter Penned
01.19.16  Privacy Law and Cybersecurity: What You Need to Know About
01.16.16  Getting Real with Deadbeats: SAIC Bans Delinquent Judgment Debtors from Serving as an Officer of any Company
01.14.16  SEC Adopts Interim Final Rules Implementing 'FAST' Act Provisions
01.13.16  Why 2016 Will Be a Big Year for Big Data
01.13.16  FTC Reminds Businesses that Big Data Can Lead to Big Discrimination
01.13.16  Washington Energy Report - January 13
01.06.16  Troutman Sanders CFS Law Monitor Blog - December in Review
01.05.16  Commercial Bankruptcy: Selected 2015 Cases of Interest to Banking and Finance
01.04.16  Washington Energy Report - January 4
12.28.15  5 Tips for Meeting the New Federal Discovery Rules
12.18.15  SEC Proposes Rules for Resource Extraction Issuers Under Dodd-Frank Act
12.18.15  New Supreme Court Arbitration Decision Foreshadows Confrontation With CFPB
12.16.15  The “FAST” Act and its Implications on Securities Laws
12.15.15  Washington Energy Report - December 15
12.08.15  New DOJ Policy Targets Individuals (Not Just Companies) For Alleged Violations of Environmental Law
12.07.15  Washington Energy Report - December 7
12.03.15  Troutman Sanders CFS Law Monitor Blog - November in Review
12.02.15  2015 Revisions to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Are Now In Effect: 5 Key Practice Pointers to Meeting the New Requirements
12.01.15  The CFPB Issues Warning and Guidance on Obtaining Consumer Authorization for Preauthorized Electronic Funds Transfers that Confirms a Recording of a Consumer’s Oral Authorization Can Satisfy Regulation E’s Requirements
11.25.15  Washington Energy Report - November 25
11.20.15  ALJ Delivers Blow to FTC’s Authority to Bring Data Breach Actions Under Unfairness Prong
11.19.15  Revisions to United States Attorney Manual Underscore DOJ’s New Push for Individual Accountability
11.17.15  Second Circuit Rejects Health-Benefit Plans’ Class Bid to Recover Costs of Antibiotic Drug Telithromycin
11.16.15  Washington Energy Report - November 16
11.12.15  Practice Tip – When Does a U.S. Patent Expire
11.05.15  The FTC Coordinates with Federal, State, and Local Authorities in Nationwide Attack Against Abusive Debt Collectors
11.04.15  CFPB Imposes $13 Million FCRA Consent Order on Large Consumer Reporting Agencies Due to Employment Background Check Practices
11.04.15  Trading CERCLA for Spearin in El Dorado County: Shifting the Risk of Unknown Site Pollution to the Government in CERCLA Consent Decrees
11.03.15  Claimant’s Assignee Unable to Pursue Breach of Contract Claim Against Carrier Because the Claimant Did Not Assert His Claim During the Policy PeriodOriginally published in California Insurance Law Review - 2015
11.03.15  Insurer Satisfied Duty to Defend By Obtaining Dismissal of Counterclaim Without PrejudiceOriginally published in California Insurance Law Review - 2015
11.03.15  Insured Not Required to Plead Existence of a Within-Limits Settlement Demand in Order to State a Claim for Bad Faith Failure to SettleOriginally published in California Insurance Law Review - 2015
11.03.15  California Insurance Law Review - 2015 Newsletter
11.03.15  California Courts Maintain Position that EPL Policies Afford No Indemnity Coverage for Wage and Hour ClaimsOriginally published in California Insurance Law Review - 2015
11.03.15  Professional Services Exclusion in a D&O Policy Barred Coverage for Underlying Claims for Failure to Render Payroll ServicesOriginally published in California Insurance Law Review - 2015
11.03.15  Relatedness of Claims is Not Properly Addressed on a Motion to Dismiss Where it Involves a Factual InquiryOriginally published in California Insurance Law Review - 2015
11.03.15  California Supreme Court Holds Carriers Can Sue Cumis Counsel for Repayment of Excessive FeesOriginally published in California Insurance Law Review - 2015
11.03.15  Affiliated Carrier Dismissed From Action Because it did not Issue the Policy in QuestionOriginally published in California Insurance Law Review - 2015
11.03.15  California Supreme Court Holds That California Insurance Code Section 520 Prohibits a Carrier From Denying Coverage Based on “Consent-to-Assignment” Clauses in its Policy if the Loss Happened Prior to the AssignmentOriginally published in California Insurance Law Review - 2015
11.03.15  Insured Not Entitled to Coverage for Third Party Loss Where Indemnity Policy’s Coverage Grants Require “Direct Loss”Originally published in California Insurance Law Review - 2015
11.03.15  Standing on Thin Air: Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins
11.03.15  Troutman Sanders CFS Law Monitor Blog - October in Review
11.03.15  Amounts Incurred in Lawsuit Involving Multiple Claims Must Be Allocated Equally as Between Multiple Retentions Absent Evidence Supporting an Alternative AllocationOriginally published in California Insurance Law Review - 2015
11.03.15  Contributions from Other Insurers May Satisfy the Insured’s Obligations as to Self-Insured Retention Provisions Where the Policy Does not Provide OtherwiseOriginally published in California Insurance Law Review - 2015
11.03.15  Chemical Discharge Exclusion Triggered by Insured’s 20-year Old Deposition TestimonyOriginally published in California Insurance Law Review - 2015
11.03.15  Sealed, Unserved Complaint Not Considered a Claim First Made During the Policy PeriodOriginally published in California Insurance Law Review - 2015
11.02.15  Washington Energy Report - November 2
10.30.15  Administrative LawMercer Law Review
10.29.15  To Address Cyber Vulnerability, Address the Human Factor
10.27.15  Expect Greater FTC Scrutiny in Wake of Schrems
10.21.15  2017 Diversity Visa Lottery Registration
10.19.15  Washington Energy Report - October 19
10.16.15  Cracking Down on PE Fee and Expense Allocation Practices
10.13.15  Office of the Inspector General Alert – Information Blocking and the Federal Anti-Kickback Statute
10.12.15  Washington Energy Report - October 12
10.12.15  Getting to Yes … or No: Dispute Resolution that Really Resolves Disputes
10.08.15  DOS Giveth, DOS Taketh: October Visa Bulletin Revised
10.08.15  CFPB Plans to Pave the Way for Yet More Class Actions Against Financial Services Companies
10.06.15  Troutman Sanders CFS Law Monitor Blog - September in Review
10.05.15  Healthcare IT Investments – The Risks You Should Be Considering
10.05.15  Continental Wins $2.4 Million Summary Judgment Ruling against Policyholder
10.01.15  HVCRE Exception Stands to Affect Real Estate Construction Loans
09.30.15  Private Equity Quarterly - Fall 2015
09.30.15  Protection Against Extracontractual Exposure
09.28.15  Washington Energy Report - September 28
09.28.15  Calif. ‘Made in USA’ Class Actions Ain’t Going Away
09.25.15  Avoid Becoming the Next Target of a Class Action Taking Aim at Employers’ Background Screening Forms
09.25.15  NYSE Updates Timely Alert Procedures
09.21.15  IRS Notice 2015-66 Extends Certain FATCA Transitional Rules and Expands Definition of Grandfathered Obligation
09.21.15  Washington Energy Report - September 21
09.18.15  Changes to Visa Bulletin
09.16.15  Proceed With Caution: Navigating the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act – What Might Seem Like a Straightforward Reporting Requirement, Actually Contains Possible Traps
09.16.15  That’s a Lot of Pineapples — Delaware Court of Chancery Holds Dole Executives Personally Liable for $148 Million in Damages from Breaches of Fiduciary Duty and Fraud in Going-Private Transaction: Lessons for Deal Lawyers
09.16.15  News on E-Warranty Bill and "Made in USA" Claims
09.14.15  DOJ Invigorates Push for “Individual Accountability” in Corporate Investigations
09.14.15  Washington Energy Report - September 14
09.04.15  EPA's Hazardous Waste Rule Is Just What the Doctor Ordered
09.03.15  EPA Proposes Long-Awaited Hazardous Waste Pharmaceuticals Rule: Implications to Healthcare Facilities
09.02.15  Troutman Sanders CFS Law Monitor Blog - August in Review
09.01.15  Activist Investors Cannot Rely on HSR’s Passive Investor Exemption (At Least Not Yet)
08.31.15  Financial Institution Hiring Practice Triggers FCPA Exposure, Resulting In the Bank of New York Mellon Paying $14.8M to the SEC
08.28.15  HVCRE Exception Stands to Affect Real Estate Construction Loans
08.26.15  Lessons of the dot-com bust — will coworking space succeed this time?
08.25.15  Third Circuit Upholds FTC’s Authority to Prosecute Companies for Data Breaches
08.14.15  Illinois Appellate Court Further Clarifies the “Eight Corners Rule” While Construing The Term “Collectible” As Applied To Contingent Coverage
08.11.15  California Supreme Court Allows Insurer to Seek Reimbursement of Excessive Legal Fees Directly from Cumis Counsel Under Narrow Facts of Case
08.10.15  11th Circ. Strikes Back at Untimely ‘Piggyback’ Class Actions
08.04.15  Troutman Sanders CFS Law Monitor Blog - July in Review
07.29.15  A Brief Review of the Doctrine of Harmless Error
07.27.15  Washington Energy Report - July 27
07.24.15  Payment Tech Gets Some CFPB Guidance
07.23.15  Do Statues of Limitation Apply to the CFPB After All?
07.21.15  Two Recent Court Decisions Clarify 'Reliance' Predicate for Hatch-Waxman Exclusivity and Patent Certification Obligations in the Context of 505(b)(2) Applications
07.20.15  Washington Energy Report - July 20
07.17.15  Judge Denies Law Firm’s Motion to Dismiss Debt Collection Lawsuit Filed by CFPB
07.15.15  Troutman Sanders’ Insurance Group Earns Accolades and Victories
07.14.15  Washington Energy Report - July 14
07.14.15  FCC Issues Sweeping Order Expanding Reach of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act
07.14.15  Community Bank Fights Involuntary Bankruptcy Filed by TruPS Owners
07.13.15  Why There Is No Case Law In China
07.10.15  FTC Issues “Start with Security” Guidance Aimed at Helping Businesses Avoid a Data Breach
07.10.15  Court of Appeals Upholds $237M Judgment Against Tuomey Healthcare System
07.08.15  DMS: Foundation for Collaboration and Efficiency
07.06.15  Troutman Sanders CFS Law Monitor Blog - June in Review
07.01.15  New FLSA Regulations Are Here . . . But We’ve Got Miles To Go Before We Sleep
07.01.15  Washington partner pens two articles
07.01.15  Virginia’s New Social Media Law Protects Employees
06.26.15  Supreme Court Upholds Disparate Impact Liability Under the Fair Housing Act, but Also Stresses the Theory’s Limitations
06.25.15  Time to Assess "Foreign Private Issuer" Status
06.24.15  The Tenth Circuit Upholds Shareholder Loans Made to a Financially Distressed Company
06.19.15  Federal Circuit Review - Issue 55
06.19.15  FCC Passes New Declaratory Rule Clarifying and Interpreting Multiple, Key Provisions of the TCPA in a Manner That is Generally Unfavorable to Defendants
06.18.15  What the Skilled Labor Shortage Means for Owners
06.17.15  Washington Energy Report - June 17
06.16.15  OIG’s Kickback Alert Directed Squarely at Physicians
06.15.15  Tibble v. Edison International: A Plan Fiduciary’s Failure To Monitor Plan Investments on a Continuing Basis May Lead to Liability
06.12.15  Federal Circuit Review - Issue 54
06.08.15  Washington Energy Report - June 8
06.03.15  Court Refuses to Recognize the Claim File Privilege as Providing a Basis for Refusing to Produce Documents in an Insured’s Claim File during DiscoveryOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Spring 2015 Newsletter
06.03.15  Counterclaim Asserted Against Insured in Underlying Environmental Cleanup Action Triggered Duty to DefendOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Spring 2015 Newsletter
06.03.15  California Insurance Law Review - Spring 2015 Newsletter
06.03.15  Avoiding Arguments Regarding Waiver of the Right to Rescind: An Examination of California LawOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Spring 2015 Newsletter
06.03.15  CGL Policy Did Not Afford Coverage for an Underlying Construction Defect Action because the Alleged Property Damage Was Discovered after the Policy Period and the Total Residential Construction Exclusion Was ImplicatedOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Spring 2015 Newsletter
06.03.15  Wage and Hour Exclusion Barred Coverage for Underlying Wage and Hour Class Action Asserting Claims for Misrepresentation, California Labor Code Violations and Unfair CompetitionOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Spring 2015 Newsletter
06.03.15  Insurer Did Not Breach any Duty by Settling Claims without Insured’s Consent and Prior to Appointing CounselOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Spring 2015 Newsletter
06.03.15  E&O Carrier’s Duty to Defend Was Triggered because Allegations that the Insureds Mismanaged Debtor’s Trust Account Concerned Professional Services for OthersOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Spring 2015 Newsletter
06.03.15  Insurer’s Duty to Defend Did Not Arise until Insurer Was Provided with All Necessary Information to Determine the Existence of Coverage, and Carrier’s Right to Control the Defense Includes the Right to Appoint Counsel of Its Choosing and to Settle Claims without the Participation of the InsuredOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Spring 2015 Newsletter
06.03.15  Court Stays Declaratory Relief Action Pending Resolution of the Underlying Action Based on a Finding that Application of Professional Services Exclusion Could Materially Impact the Underlying ActionOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Spring 2015 Newsletter
06.03.15  Professional Services Exclusion Did Not Preclude Coverage for Misrepresentation Claim Against InsuredOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Spring 2015 Newsletter
06.02.15  Washington Energy Report - June 3
06.01.15  The Good, the Bad, and the Unclear: FCC Proposal Foreshadows Major News Under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act for Financial Services Companies
05.28.15  Supreme Court Rules Parties Can Consent to Bankruptcy Judge Deciding Stern Claims
05.28.15  Federal Circuit Review - Issue 53
05.27.15  Washington Energy Report - May 27
05.21.15  Federal Circuit Review - Issue 52
05.15.15  Federal Circuit Review - Issue 51
05.13.15  Washington Energy Report - May 13
05.12.15  Market Forces Strengthen Environmental Protection in China
05.11.15  Washington Partner Pens Two Articles
05.08.15  Federal Circuit Review - Issue 50
05.07.15  DOJ Issues Cyber-Security and Data Breach Best Practices
05.07.15  Certain H-4 Dependent Spouses Will be Eligible to Request Employment Authorization Beginning May 26, 2015
05.05.15  Troutman Sanders CFS Law Monitor Blog - April in Review
05.05.15  Washington Energy Report - May 5
05.01.15  Federal Circuit Review - Issue 49
05.01.15  An Adjunct to Civil Litigation
04.29.15  Most recent Census report not encouraging for Atlanta
04.28.15  Supreme Court Grants Certiorari In Spokeo Case – Set To Address Article III Standing In Cases With No Concrete Harm
04.23.15  Joint Guidance for Health Care Boards Released
04.23.15  Federal Circuit Review - Issue 48
04.20.15  The Supreme Court’s Recent Omnicare Decision Already Netting Big Results For Issuers
04.20.15  The DOJ’s Generic Drug Antitrust Investigation May Be Just Beginning
04.16.15  Insurance Regulatory Cybersecurity Initiatives Gather Momentum
04.15.15  Recent Court of Appeals Ruling Establishes Personal Liability for Construction Company Obligations
04.14.15  Washington Energy Report - April 14
04.10.15  Federal Circuit Review - Issue 47
04.09.15  NAIC 2015 Spring Meeting Highlights
04.07.15  The Clean Water Act Permit Shield - Recent Battles
04.07.15  In a World Without Congressional Reform: A New (Old) Role for EPA under TSCA Section 6
04.06.15  Troutman Sanders CFS Law Monitor Blog - March in Review
04.06.15  Washington Energy Report - April 6
04.06.15  Using Regularity To Start Beating the Rap
04.03.15  WVCCPA Amendments Signed into Law by Governor Tomblin
04.03.15  Dismissal Granted in Nordstrom Rack Outlet Pricing Class Action
04.01.15  Washington Energy Report - April 1
03.31.15  New .SUCKS Top-Level Domain is .PROBLEMATIC
03.30.15  IRS Notice 2015-17—Employer Payment Plans and the ACA’s Market Reforms
03.27.15  Federal Circuit Review - Issue 46
03.27.15  Failure to Establish Clear Beneficiary Designation Procedures Forces Retirement Plans Into Avoidable Litigation
03.25.15  A TRO Non-Compete Primer for the 21st Century
03.25.15  Can Employers Record Employee Phone Conversations?
03.23.15  Opposing ‘Apex’ Depositions of Top Corporate Executives
03.23.15  Washington Energy Report - March 23
03.20.15  Federal Circuit Review - Issue 45
03.20.15  West Virginia Legislature Passes Amendments to WVCCPA
03.19.15  Illinois Supreme Court Holds that Captive Insurance Agent Owes Duty of Ordinary Care to Insured
03.18.15  Federal Circuit Review - Issue 44
03.16.15  New York Announces Sweeping New Regulation of the Debt Collection Industry
03.16.15  California Federal Court Finds No Coverage for Settlement Reached Without Insurer’s Consent, Rejecting Insured’s Argument that it was Excused from Obtaining Consent
03.16.15  How Are Special Masters Perceived?
03.13.15  D&O and Professional Liability 2014 - A Year In Review
03.13.15  IRS Releases Updated Guidance Further Clarifying 'Beginning of Construction' for Renewable Energy Facilities
03.12.15  Insured v. Insured Exclusion Held Ambiguous With Regard to Claims by the FDIC as ReceiverOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Winter 2014-15 Newsletter
03.12.15  Payments by Other Insureds Held to Satisfy Policy’s SIR EndorsementOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Winter 2014-15 Newsletter
03.12.15  Court Holds That an Insurer was Entitled to Seek Equitable Contribution from Another Insurer for a Portion of Defense and Settlement Costs That it Paid in Connection With Three Underlying Lawsuits Brought Against Their Mutual InsuredOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Winter 2014-15 Newsletter
03.12.15  Insurance Broker Was Not Liable for Failing to Timely Tender an Insured’s Claim Because the Policy Would Not Have Covered the Claim Even if it Were Timely TenderedOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Winter 2014-15 Newsletter
03.1215  Prior Publication Exclusion Eliminates Coverage Under a General Liability Policy’s Advertising Injury Coverage for Trademark Infringement ClaimOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Winter 2014-15 Newsletter
03.12.15  Recovery from General Liability Carrier Held to Reduce Underinsured Motorist Coverage and to Eliminate Any Obligation on the Part of the Injured Party’s Automobile CarrierOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Winter 2014-15 Newsletter
03.12.15  Court Dismisses Insurers’ Coverage Action Against Their Insureds for Allegedly Failing to Consent to Insurers’ Choice of Counsel, Because the Insurers’ Claims Were Not Ripe at the Time They Were FiledOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Winter 2014-15 Newsletter
03.12.15  Automobile Carrier Held not to Have Violated Its Duty to Settle Where it Offered Its Full Policy Limit in Settlement Less Than Three Weeks After Claim Was Submitted by the Attorney for the ClaimantOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Winter 2014-15 Newsletter
03.12.15  Under California Law, Absent Extraordinary Circumstances, Insurers Have No Obligation to Pay for Pre-Tender Fees and Costs under Duty to Defend or Reimbursement PoliciesOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Winter 2014-15 Newsletter
03.12.15  Carrier Held to Have No Duty to Defend or Indemnify Insured Massage Therapist Against Claim of Sexual Assault Because the Assault Was Not Allegedly Performed Within the Therapist’s Scope of EmploymentOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Winter 2014-15 Newsletter
03.12.15  Acts Held to Constitute Intentional Intimidation and Harassment in an Underlying Action do not Constitute an “Occurrence” Under Insured’s Homeowner’s PolicyOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Winter 2014-15 Newsletter
03.12.15  Court Holds That a Coinsurer’s Notice of a Claim Brought Against a Mutual Insured Qualified as a Valid Tender Despite Policy Provision Requiring the Insured Itself to Provide NoticeOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Winter 2014-15 Newsletter
03.11.15  Did You Hear That? CFPB Report to Congress Sounds Death Knell for Arbitration Clauses
03.11.15  Staying Out of The Rowboat: Navigating Cuban Trademark Protection
03.06.15  Can Employers Prohibit Secret Workplace Recordings?
03.05.15  Federal Circuit Review - Issue 43
03.05.15  Delaware Court Invalidates Target Stockholders’ Post-Closing Indemnification Obligations to the Buyer in Private Company Merger Transaction: Cigna Health and Life Insurance Co. v. Audax Health Solutions, Inc.
03.03.15  Troutman Sanders CFS Law Monitor Blog - February in Review
03.03.15  Washington Energy Report - March 3
02.27.15  The Trust Indenture Act’s New Relevance to Out-of-Court Restructurings
02.27.15  Courts Increasingly Skeptical Of The Value Of Disclosure-Only Settlements In M&A Transactions
02.24.15  Being the Neutral Eyes
02.24.15  Washington Energy Report - February 24
02.23.15  Collectively-Bargained Retiree Medical Benefits: Supreme Court Rejects Sixth Circuit’s Inference of Vesting
02.20.15  Federal Circuit Review - Issue 42
02.20.15  NY Department of Financial Services Answers FAQs Regarding New Debt Collection Regulations
02.19.15  Merging Parallel Lines: China’s Draft Foreign Investment Law
02.18.15  New .BANK Top Level Domain Names Preparing to Launch
02.13.15  The Prescription for New .Pharmacy Top Level Domain Names
02.09.15  Washington Energy Report - February 9
02.06.15  Choosing Effective E-Discovery Technology Providers
02.06.15  Federal Circuit Review - Issue 41
02.04.15  The “Internet of Things” – Is Legislation Coming?
02.03.15  Troutman Sanders CFS Law Monitor Blog - January in Review
01.29.15  Eleventh Circuit Upholds Collective Action of Supermajority of Lenders in Loan Workout
01.28.15  Seven Things Your Company Can Do To Celebrate Data Privacy Day
01.27.15  Preservation of Errors for Appeal
01.27.15  Washington Energy Report - January 27
01.26.15  To Err Is Costly: Why 2nd Circ. Enforced Faulty UCC Filing
01.23.15  Second Circuit Won’t Save Secured Creditor From “Mistakenly” Authorized Filing of UCC3 Termination Statement
01.23.15  Federal Circuit Review - Issue 40
01.23.15  Renewable Financing: A closer look at YieldCos
01.22.15  Supreme Court Holding Emphasizes Risks in Modernizing Trademarks
01.22.15  Pennsylvania's Legal Battle Over MSA Payments Keeps TwistingSmokeshop
01.20.15  Washington Energy Report - January 20
01.16.15  Federal Circuit Review - Issue 39
01.15.15  A Regulatory Lawyer Predicts the 2015 U.S. Regulatory Landscape
01.14.15  Illinois Appellate Court Clarifies Duty to Defend Standards
01.13.15  2014 Troutman Sanders Renewable Energy Market Recap and Look Ahead to 2015
01.13.15  Health Care Reform – Updated List of Counties Requiring Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services Issued by HHS
01.12.15  Washington Energy Report - January 12
01.12.15  Albemarle Acquires Rockwood Holdings
01.12.15  Special Masters: How to Make the Best of Both Worlds, Part V
01.12.15  U.S. Appeals Court Dismisses Ten-Year Litigation
01.09.15  Federal Circuit Review - Issue 38
01.06.15  FDA’s POCA Scoring System for New Drug Names
01.06.15  Troutman Sanders CFS Law Monitor Blog - December in Review
12.23.14  Special Masters: How to Make the Best of Both Worlds, Part IV
12.22.14  Washington Energy Report - December 22
12.22.14  Foreign Whistleblowers Have Little Protection Against Retaliation by Employers
12.18.14  Dish Network Gets Served: An Illinois Court Finds Massive Exposure for Violations of Telemarketing and Do-Not-Call Restrictions
12.18.14  Federal Circuit Review - Issue 37
12.17.14  U.S. Supreme Court Vindicates Broad Jurisdiction of Federal Courts over Class Actions Under CAFA
12.16.14  CGL Policy with Specific “Other Insurance” Clause Ruled Excess Over Auto Policy for Claim Arising out of Automobile AccidentOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Fall 2014 Newsletter
12.16.14  Mechanic’s Liens Demand “Perfection” in Virginia
12.16.14  The Ninth Circuit Finds Carrier Had Duty to Defend Based on Potential that Erosion to Land Could Have Occurred During its Policy PeriodOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Fall 2014 Newsletter
12.16.14  Intentionally Striking Another Individual Ruled Not an “Occurrence” and Therefore Uncovered Even if Done in Self-DefenseOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Fall 2014 Newsletter
12.16.14  CGL Policy’s “Employment-Related Practices Exclusion” Held to Preclude Coverage for Lawsuit Involving Claims of Sexual Harassment and False ImprisonmentOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Fall 2014 Newsletter
12.16.14  Automobile Policy’s Exclusion for Bodily Injury to “an Insured” Held Unenforceable and Against Public Policy With Regard to Injuries Sustained by a Non-Relative of the Named InsuredOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Fall 2014 Newsletter
12.16.14  Court Holds that the Insured’s Per-Claim Self-Insured Retention Applies on a Per-Home Basis Based on Language in Policy’s SIR EndorsementOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Fall 2014 Newsletter
12.16.14  Under California Law, an Insurer’s Duty to Defend is Based on Facts Alleged in the Complaint and Facts Otherwise Known by the Insurer; Speculation and Arguments are not Relevant to the Duty to Defend AnalysisOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Fall 2014 Newsletter
12.15.14  Washington Energy Report - December 15
12.12.14  CFPB Requires Major Credit Reporting Agencies to Inform on Furnishers
12.12.14  Drive Time Settlement Is A Sign Of The Times For CFPB
12.12.14  Special Masters: How to Make the Best of Both Worlds - Part III
12.11.14  Federal Circuit Review - Issue 36
12.10.14  Required But Not Integral: Why The Supreme Court Held Security Screening Time Is Unpaid
12.09.14  Fourth Circuit Rules Debt Collector Violated ‘Call Charged’ Section of TCPA for Using an ATDS to Call a Residential Landline
12.09.14  CFPB Steps Up Efforts to Fundamentally Reform Indirect Auto Finance Industry in Face of Growing Resistance
12.09.14  The TCPA Balance Shifts: The Eleventh Circuit Decision in Mais is Extremely Favorable for Collectors
12.08.14  Washington Energy Report - December 8
12.05.14  Federal Circuit Review - Issue 35
12.05.14  New York Announces Sweeping New Regulation of the Debt Collection Industry
12.03.14  EPA’s section 111(d) Carbon Rule: What if States Just Said No?
12.03.14  "The Socialist Rule of Law Must Uphold the Leadership of the Party [and] the Leadership of the Party Must Rely on the Socialist Rule of Law"
12.01.14  Hey Legislators: Vaping Products Don’t Belong in the MSA!Smokeshop Magazine
12.01.14  IRS Issues Guidance on Distribution Allocation Rules and Updated 402(f) Notice - Prompt Action Needed
11.30.14  Persuasive Opening Statements
11.24.14  Foreign Entity Payees of U.S. Source Income: Learn How to Fill Out IRS Form W-8BEN-E
11.24.14  It’s good to be here – and not there
11.24.14  Enforceability of Prepayment Premiums May Hinge on Drafting
11.24.14  Washington Energy Report - November 24
11.21.14  Federal Circuit Review - Issue 34
11.20.14  New CFPB Enforcement Settlement is a Warning to a Broad Swath of Businesses that Consumer-Reporting and Debt-Collection Procedures are Top Regulatory Priorities
11.20.14  Special Masters: How to Make the Best of Both Worlds (Part II)
11.17.14  Washington Energy Report - November 17
11.14.14  Federal Circuit Review - Issue 33
11.12.14  Special Masters: How to Make the Best of Both Worlds (Part 1)
11.10.14  Washington Energy Report - November 10
11.10.14  New York Attorney General’s Product Hopping Lawsuit Raises Novel Issues Under the Antitrust Laws
11.07.14  Dispelling 5 Misconceptions in E-Discovery
11.05.14  Health Plans Without Significant Hospitalization or Physician Services Coverage Do Not Satisfy the Affordable Care Act’s Minimum Value Requirement
11.05.14  Data Privacy Required in Bankruptcy Filings
11.03.14  Washington Energy Report - November 3
10.31.14  Federal Circuit Review - Issue 32
10.31.14  The Pro Bono Effect: Preventing Homelessness
10.30.14  IRS Annual Inflation Adjustments Released
10.27.14  Washington Energy Report - October 27
10.24.14  Federal Circuit Review - Issue 31
10.22.14  How to Hold Down Costs of Adjudication: Even in the U.S.
10.20.14  Washington Energy Report - October 20
10.17.14  Ebola Alert: OSHA Releases Guidance on Employer and Employee Obligations
10.17.14  Federal Circuit Review - Issue 30
10.14.14  SEC Releases Risk Alert and FAQs on Customer Sales of Securities
10.13.14  E-Verify Records Older than 10 Years to be Deleted Permanently Beginning in 2015
10.07.14  Court Holds That An Excess Insurer Cannot Maintain An Action For Equitable Subrogation Against A Primary Insurer Unless The Underlying Case Results In A Final Excess JudgmentOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Summer 2014 Newsletter
10.07.14  Washington Energy Report - October 7
10.03.14  Arbitrability of Mental Capacity Defenses under the Federal Arbitration Act and California Law
10.03.14  Federal Circuit Review - Issue 29
10.01.14  Illinois Appellate Court Clarifies Application of Policy Consent Provisions and the Method for Analyzing the Reasonableness of an Insured’s Settlement
10.01.14  Insurance 101: Pending and Prior Proceedings Exclusions in Management and Professional Liability Policies
10.01.14  Premium Cigars Face Regulation Strangulation under FDASmokeshop Magazine
09.30.14  The TCPA Balance Shifts: The Eleventh Circuit Decision In Mais Is Extremely Favorable For Collectors
09.30.14  Washington Energy Report - September 30
09.26.14  U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) Switches from Red to Blue Secure Ink; Form I-9 Desktop Widget Now Available
09.26.14  2016 Diversity Visa Lottery Registration
09.25.14  CFPB Steps Up Efforts to Fundamentally Reform Indirect Auto Finance Industry
09.24.14  Corporate Inversions: Considerations Other Than Tax Benefits
09.23.14  Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014 Provides Paid Sick Leave For California Employees
09.23.14  Privilege Issues for Multijurisdictional In-house Counsel
09.12.14  Financial Institutions Offering Value Added Services to Health Care Providers Must Ensure HIPAA Compliance and Update Business Associate Agreements by September 23, 2014
09.10.14  Employment Discrimination Claim Was Excluded By An Intentional Acts Exclusion, But That Exclusion Did Not Render The Policy’s Coverage IllusoryOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Summer 2014 Newsletter
09.10.14  Prior Publication Exclusion Bars Coverage For Trademark Infringement Action Because The Insured Published The Advertisement Before Policy InceptedOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Summer 2014 Newsletter
09.10.14  D&O Policy With “Other Insurance” Language Contained In The Insuring Agreement Ruled Excess Over D&O Policy With Such A Provision In A Separate SectionOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Summer 2014 Newsletter
09.10.14  Feng Shui Consulting Fees Not Covered Because Those Fees Were Not “Necessary” And Did Not Constitute “Direct Physical Loss or Damage To Covered Property”Originally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Summer 2014 Newsletter
09.10.14  Court Holds That The Amount In Controversy Requirement For Diversity Jurisdiction May Be Satisfied By Alleged Unpaid Benefits Under Multiple Policies
09.10.14  Court Holds An Insured May Assert A Cause of Action for Elder Abuse Against An Insurance Company Based On Denial Of Policy BenefitsOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Summer 2014 Newsletter
09.10.14  Insurer Permitted To Pursue Breach of Contract Claim Against Insured Based On The Insured’s Failure To Accept Appointed Defense Counsel In An Underlying ActionOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Summer 2014 Newsletter
09.10.14  Illinois Appellate Court Applies Estoppel Doctrine to Additional Insured Defense
09.10.14  Court Holds That A Blanket Additional Insured Endorsement Amending Policy’s “Other Insurance” Clause Did Not Make The Coverage Under That Policy Excess To The Additional Insured’s Own PolicyOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Summer 2014 Newsletter
09.10.14  Fannie Mae Multifamily Lender Memo 14-04 (09/10/14)
09.10.14  California Courts Continue To Narrowly Interpret California Civil Code § 2860 In Disputes Over Cumis Counsel FeesOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Summer 2014 Newsletter
09.10.14  Washington Energy Report - September 10
09.10.14  Court Holds That Alleged Private Nuisance Did Not Constitute An “Occurrence” Under Homeowner’s PolicyOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Summer 2014 Newsletter
08.31.14  Virginia Legislative Update
08.29.14  Another HIPAA Compliance Deadline Approaches
08.28.14  The Fictional “Sale” Price Advertising Class Action is Here
08.27.14  11th Circuit Unwinds 363 Sale Because Bankruptcy Case Filed in Bad Faith
08.25.14  Are the Reviews In? Using Online Review Evidence for Advertising Claim Support
08.25.14  Federal Circuit Review - Issue 28
08.25.14  What’s at Stake in the Precedex® Use Code Litigation?
08.22.14  The Intersection of Law and 3D Printing: How IP Could be Impacted by 3D Printing in the Future
08.21.14  Virginia Governor Creates Task Force on Worker Misclassification and Payroll Fraud
08.19.14  FCC Opinion On TCPA Consent Could Impact Debt Collectors
08.15.14  Federal Circuit Review - Issue 27
08.15.14  Central District of California Holds that Insureds May, in Certain Circumstances, Appoint Multiple Defense Firms when Carrier’s Position Creates a Conflict of Interest
08.13.14  IRS Releases Updated Guidance Further Clarifying 'Beginning of Construction' for Renewable Energy Facilities
08.12.14  Another HIPAA Compliance Deadline Approaches
07.30.14  Appeals Courts Disagree on Validity of Tax Subsidies for Health Coverage Obtained Through a Federal Exchange
07.29.14  CPSC Proposes New Federal Safety Standard for Infant Sling Carriers
07.27.14  Federal Circuit Review - Issue 26
07.28.14  FCC Strengthens Consent Requirements by Limiting Scope Based upon Individual’s Expectations
07.28.14  SDX Protocol: Be Patient
07.24.14  Water Quality Trading to Help Accelerate Restoration of U.S. Impaired Waters
07.21.14  Health Care Reform: Administrative Updates
07.21.14  Washington Energy Report - July 21
07.21.14  Understanding Renewable Energy Feed-in-Tariffs
07.17.14  Federal Circuit Review - Issue 25
07.16.14  Georgia Supreme Court Clarifies Business Judgment Rule for Directors and Officers of Georgia Corporations and Banks
07.11.14  Supreme Court Allows for Rebuttal of Fraud-On-The-Market Presumption in Securities Actions at Class Certification Stage
07.09.14  Federal Circuit Review - Issue 24
07.09.14  IRS Issues Final Regulations Concerning the Use of Longevity Annuities in Defined Contribution Plans
07.09.14  Recent Changes By IRS Offshore Disclosure Less Painful For Many But More So For Others!
07.08.14  Federal Banking Regulators Update Guidance on Tax Allocation Agreements
07.06.14  Insurer Held Not Liable for Losses Arising from the Insureds’ Alleged Ponzi Scheme Because Coverage Was Precluded By California Insurance Code Section 533
07.03.14  Federal Circuit Review - Issue 23
07.03.14  The Fall of the Moench Presumption: The Supreme Court’s Unfavorable (yet Favorable) Ruling for Fiduciaries in Fifth Third Bancorp v. Dudenhoeffer
07.02.14  Atlanta: no longer the King of Sprawl
07.01.14  FATCA’s July 1 Effective Date Has Arrived; Last-Minute Guidance Has Been Issued
06.27.14  11 Compliance Lessons Learned in Lagos, Nigeria
06.25.14  In Landmark Decision, U.S. Supreme Court Provides Defendants with New Tools to Attack Class Certification Based on Individualized Reliance
06.20.14  Civil Conspiracy Between Parent Corporations and Wholly Owned Subsidiaries: A National Survey
06.20.14  Federal Circuit Review - Issue 22
06.19.14  FERC Adopts New DCF Methodology to Calculate ROE; Tentatively Sets New England ISO Base ROE at 10.57 Percent
06.16.14  Bridging the Gap
06.13.14  Federal Circuit Review - Issue 21
06.11.14  Insurer Required to Show Prejudice Because the Reporting Requirement in the Policy Conditions Did Not Transform the Claims-Made Policy Into a Claims-Made-and-Reported PolicyOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Spring 2014 Newsletter
06.11.14  The Central District of California Holds that an Invasion of Privacy Exclusion Found in a D&O Policy Barred Coverage for a Suit Alleging Violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection ActOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Spring 2014 Newsletter
06.11.14  When an Additional Insured Is the Party Seeking Coverage, Courts Must Resolve Ambiguities in a Manner Consistent With the Objectively Reasonable Expectations of the Additional InsuredOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Spring 2014 Newsletter
06.11.14  Eastern District of California Finds Policy Covering “Hired” and “Borrowed” Automobiles Does Not Cover Automobiles Driven By the Insured’s Contractual PartnersOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Spring 2014 Newsletter
06.11.14  Insurer Held Not Liable for Losses Arising from the Insureds’ Alleged Ponzi Scheme Because Coverage Was Precluded By California Insurance Code Section 533Originally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Spring 2014 Newsletter
06.11.14  District Court Holds that an Insurer’s Claim for Equitable Subrogation Against an Insured’s Co-Defendant Failed Because the Insurer Did Not Claim the Co-Defendant Caused the Underlying Damage at IssueOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Spring 2014 Newsletter
06.11.14  California Court of Appeal Holds Adjusters May Be Sued For Negligent Misrepresentations Made Within the Course and Scope of Their EmploymentOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Spring 2014 Newsletter
06.11.14  Trial Court Finds Claim for Bad Faith May Survive a Motion to Dismiss Despite Failure to Properly Plead Claim for Breach of ContractOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Spring 2014 Newsletter
06.11.14  CGL Carrier’s Duty To Defend Was Triggered Where Non-Professional Work Was Alleged and, Therefore, the Professional Services Exclusion Did Not Apply to Remove All Possibility of CoverageOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Spring 2014 Newsletter
06.11.14  Southern District of California Holds that Professional Liability Carrier Breached Its Duty to Defend Because the Underlying Action Alleged Both Non-Covered Professional Services and Potentially Covered Professional ServicesOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Spring 2014 Newsletter
06.11.14  Eastern District of California Finds Policy Covering “Hired” and “Borrowed” Automobiles Does Not Cover Automobiles Driven By the Insured’s Contractual Partners
06.11.14  California Court of Appeal Holds That a CGL Policy’s Coverage for Products Liability Applies Because Food Truck Fell Under “Mobile Equipment” Exception to an “Auto” ExclusionOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Spring 2014 Newsletter
06.11.14  California Insurance Law Quarterly - Spring 2014 Newsletter
06.11.14  Central District of California Denies Insurer’s MSJ On the Basis That There Was an Issue of Material Fact as to Whether an Alleged Failure to Construct a Home in Accordance With the Residential Community’s CC&Rs Constituted an “Occurrence”Originally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Spring 2014 Newsletter
06.11.14  Insurer Had No Duty to Defend or Indemnify Trademark Infringement Claim Because It Fell Within the Scope of an Intellectual Property ExclusionOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Spring 2014 Newsletter
06.10.14  Washington Energy Report - June 10
06.05.14  Lenders Rejoice: Foreclosure Confirmation Statute May Be Waived by Guarantor
06.05.14  The Fifth Circuit Takes on the Issue of Prepayments Premiums
06.04.14  Reminder to Foreign Owned U.S. Corporations – File Information Returns
06.03.14  Federal Circuit Reveiw - Issue 20
06.03.14  Final Regulations Clarify the Tax Treatment of Payments by Qualified Retirement Plans for Accident or Health Insurance and Provide New Rules for Plans Purchasing Disability Insurance
06.03.14  Troutman Sanders Tobacco Law Blog Update
06.02.14  FTC Urges Regulation of Data Brokers
06.01.14  Decision Time at FDA: Deciding Premium Cigars’ FateSmokeshop Magazine
05.29.14  Federal Circuit Review - Issue 19
05.28.14  Washington Energy Report - May 28
05.23.14  New York Department of Financial Services Vows to Expand Investigation of Nonbank Mortgage Servicers
05.21.14  Senate Panel Holds Confirmation Hearing on FERC Nominees
05.16.14  Federal Circuit Review - Issue 18
05.14.14  West Virginia Federal Court Dismisses Lender Liability Claims Rejecting Plaintiff’s Inflated Appraisal Theory
05.12.14  Washington Energy Report - May 12
05.07.14  E-Cigarette Marketing: Misleading or Puffery?Smokeshop Magazine
05.07.14  Federal Circuit Review - Issue 17
05.05.14  #SECGuidance — Using Social Media in Registered Securities Offerings
05.05.14  Tips for Updating Employee Handbooks
05.01.14  Federal Circuit Review - Issue 16
05.01.14  FTC Enforcement Trends In 2013 And 2014 For FDCPA
04.30.14  E-Cigarette Marketing: Misleading or PufferySmokeshop Magazine
04.29.14  Energy Future’s Case Puts Spotlight on Prearranged Deals
04.28.14  Troutman Sanders Tobacco Law Blog Update
04.15.14  Federal Circuit Review - Issue 15
04.15.14  IRS Releases Guidance Regarding Acceptance of Rollover Contributions
04.14.14  D.C. Circuit Strikes Down Conflict Minerals Rules
04.14.14  Washington Energy Report - April 14
04.11.14  Federal Circuit Review - Issue 14
04.10.14  Risk Factors in Your Form 10-Q
04.10.14  Good News for Some, but Not All: New York State Raises Tax Exemption on Smaller Estates – Exemption Phases Out for Larger Estates, and No Portability for Anyone; Marginal Rates Increase for Some; Gifts May Be Added Back
04.09.14  The IRS Sets Rules for Plan Sponsors to Implement 'Windsor' with Respect to Qualified Retirement Plans
04.07.14  Employers Should Carefully Monitor OSHA’s Proposed Injury and Illness Prevention Program in the Year Ahead

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04.07.14  Labor & Employment - 2014 Quarterly Newsletter
04.07.14  Washington Energy Report - April 7
04.07.14  A Hazy Area of the Law: The Impact of Medicinal and Recreational Marijuana Laws on Employers

Originally published in Employment & The Law 2014 Quarterly Newsletter

04.07.14  Which 'Federal Contractors' Are Subject to the New Minimum Wage Executive Order?

Originally published in Employment & The Law 2014 Quarterly Newsletter

04.07.14  Class or Collective Waivers and Employment Arbitration—Should Employers Consider Deploying This New Weapon?

Originally published in Employment & The Law 2014 Quarterly Newsletter

04.04.14  IRA Rollovers Limited to One-Per-Year
04.03.14  Federal Circuit Review - Issue 13
04.03.14  Visa Waivers Extended to Chileans
04.02.14  Merger Litigation Update: Plaintiffs’ Attorneys’ Fees Under Increased Scrutiny
04.01.14  Washington Energy Report - April 1
04.01.14  Troutman Sanders Wins Insurance Coverage Dispute in California Federal Court Proving that Crime Really Doesn’t Pay
03.29.14  Energy Storage in the Spotlight, Finally a chance to shine
03.28.14  Fannie Mae Updates Multifamily Selling and Servicing Guide
03.27.14  D&O and Professional Liability 2013 - A Year In Review
03.27.14  New Decision Provides Hope for Common-Sense Application of TCPA, but the High-Stakes Debate Over the Scope of the TCPA Will Continue
03.26.14  Federal Circuit Review - Issue 12
03.24.14  Georgia’s Merchant Acquirer Limited Purpose Bank Act
03.24.14  Washington Energy Report - March 24
03.21.14  Federal Circuit Review - Issue 11
03.21.14  The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: An Overview of the Law and Coverage-Related Issues
03.20.14  VC Experts publishes Troutman Sanders' client alert
03.18.14  Washington Energy Report - March 18
03.17.14  Environmental Compliance and Commitment From the Top; From the Experts
03.14.14  Troutman Sanders Tobacco Law Blog Updates
03.12.14  Litigating Coverage for Personal and Advertising Injury in the Twenty-First Century
03.11.14  Washington Energy Report - March 11
03.06.14  Federal Circuit Review - Issue 10
03.06.14  Insurers Had No Duty to Indemnify Liability Associated With Willful Trade Dress InfringementOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Winter 2013-14 Newsletter
03.06.14  Cause of Action for Breach of Fiduciary Duty Seeking Only Injunctive Relief and Punitive Damages Does Not Trigger A Carrier’s Duty To Defend Under A Policy That Provides A Duty To Defend Against Claims Seeking “Damages” Due To A “Wrongful Act”Originally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Winter 2013-14 Newsletter
03.06.14  California Courts Continue Carefully to Review and Apply Claims-Made-And-Reported Provisions As DraftedOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Winter 2013-14 Newsletter
03.06.14  California Court of Appeal Holds That A Carrier Generally Has No Duty To Settle In The Absence Of A Within-Limits DemandOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Winter 2013-14 Newsletter
03.06.14  After Establishing That It Did Not Have A Duty To Defend, Insurer Was Entitled to Reimbursement From The Insured of Previously Paid Defense CostsOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Winter 2013-14 Newsletter
03.06.14  An Insurer Can Potentially Be Liable to a Judgment Creditor for Bad Faith, Breach of Contract, and Punitive Damages for the Refusal to Pay an Arbitration Award That Was Issued Against the Insured and Confirmed by a State CourtOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Winter 2013-14 Newsletter
03.06.14  The Eastern District of California Holds That A Carrier May Have An Affirmative Duty To Attempt to Settle A Claim Against The Insured When It Is Presented With A Reasonable Settlement OpportunityOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Winter 2013-14 Newsletter
03.06.14  An Insurer Had No Duty to Defend or Indemnify Its Insureds in a Wage & Hour Class Action Under an Employee Benefit Liability Endorsement Found in a CGL PolicyOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Winter 2013-14 Newsletter
03.06.14  Policy Requiring a Carrier to Investigate and Defend “Suits” Does Not Require It to Investigate and Defend Claims That Have Not Ripened Into LitigationOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Winter 2013-14 Newsletter
03.03.14  Recent FTC Report and CFPB Bulletin Highlight Importance of Investigating Identity Theft Claims
02.28.14  USCIS Expands H-1 Worksite Inspection Program to L-1 Employers
02.28.14  Federal Circuit Review - Issue 9
02.27.14  New York Appellate Court Rejects Privilege Claim on Insurer Outside Counsel Materials
02.25.14  Do You Have A Written Contemporaneous Acknowledgement for Your 2013 Charitable Gift?
02.25.14  Last Substantial Package of FATCA Regulations Released; Deadlines Approaching
02.24.14  Washington Energy Report - February 24
02.21.14  Federal Circuit Review - Issue 8
02.20.14  Second Circuit Declares WARN Act Liability of Operating Subsidiary May Be Imposed Upon Parent Holding Company
02.19.14  NIST Issues Voluntary Cybersecurity Framework
02.10.14  Georgia Court of Appeals Holds That Guarantors May Waive Foreclosure Confirmation as a Defense to Deficiency Liability
02.10.14  Washington Energy Report - February 10
02.05.14  Ninth Circuit Holds That Plaintiff Has Alleged Adequate Constitutional Standing Under the FCRA Based on Claimed Statutory Violations
02.04.14  FDCPA Update: Fourth Circuit Allows for Oral Consumer Disputes under Section 1692g(a), Creating a Larger Split of Authority Within the United States Courts of Appeal
02.04.14  Federal Circuit Review - Issue 7
02.04.14  SEC Announces 2014 Examination Priorities: Market-Wide Priorities Include Conflicts of Interest and Information Technology Controls
02.03.14  Washington Energy Report - February 3
02.03.14  Court Rules That Prior Express Consent Under the TCPA Does Not Require Explicit Statement That an Autodialer May Be Used
02.01.14  E-Cigs at the ForefrontSmokeshop Magazine
01.30.14  Time to Prepare for Changes in New York’s Not-for-Profit Laws
01.29.14  Federal Circuit Review - Issue 6
01.27.14  Washington Energy Report - January 27
01.27.14  Troutman Sanders Tobacco Law Update
01.24.14  California’s Energy Use Disclosure Requirements for Certain Non-Residential Buildings Began January 1, 2014
01.24.14  Court Ruling Means FCC Free to Issue Unreviewable TCPA “Guidance”
01.24.14  California’s Internet Eraser Law: A Clean Slate for Teens?Information Intersection
01.22.14  Federal Circuit Review - Issue 5
01.22.14  FTC Targets Deceptive Advertising of Sale, Finance and Lease Terms by Automotive Dealers
01.22.14  Washington Energy Report - January 22
01.21.14  FTC Penalizes Check Authorization Provider and Associated Collection Agency $3.5 Million for FCRA Violations
01.17.14  California Federal Court Denies CFPB Constitutional Challenge in Debt Relief Case
01.16.14  Supreme Court Rules that CAFA Does Not Allow Removal of Lawsuits Brought by State Attorneys General on Behalf of Consumers
01.15.14  Federal Circuit Review - Issue 4
01.13.14  Washington Energy Report - January 13
01.10.14  CFPB's Mortgage Rules Take Effect Today
01.09.14  Federal Circuit Review - Issue 3
01.09.14  Guidance Issued for In-Plan Rollovers to Roth Accounts
01.08.14  11th Circuit Rejects Percentage Collection Fees Under FDCPA Without Specific Contract Provision
01.06.14  Washington Energy Report - January 6
01.02.14  Large Credit Card Company to Pay $75 Million Over Deceptive Credit Card Practices
01.01.14  Richmond lawyers pen healthcare article on cloud providers and HIPAA
12.23.13  Federal Jury Rejects Supervisor’s “Same Race” Defense to Employee’s Title VII Hostile Work Environment ClaimOriginally published in Employment & The Law - 2013 Quarterly Newsletter
12.23.13  DOL’s Inconsistent Approach: Same-Sex Spouses Covered by FMLA Depending on State ResidencyOriginally published in Employment & The Law - 2013 Quarterly Newsletter
12.23.13  A Gridlocked and Unproductive Congress: Will the House Vote on the Senate’s Immigration or Sexual Orientation Bills?Originally published in Employment & The Law - 2013 Quarterly Newsletter
12.23.13  Overtime Update: Top 10 FLSA MistakesOriginally published in Employment & The Law - 2013 Quarterly Newsletter
12.23.13  How Employers Can Minimize Risks under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”)Originally published in Employment & The Law - 2013 Quarterly Newsletter
12.23.13  Labor & Employment - 2013 Quarterly Newsletter
12.23.13  Obesity and the Americans with Disabilities Act: Are One Third of Americans Disabled?Originally published in Employment & The Law - 2013 Quarterly Newsletter
12.19.13  Beware of the Self-Anointed Standard Setters – Like the SASB
12.18.13  Federal Circuit Review - Issue 2
12.16.13  Washington Energy Report - December 16
12.16.13  CFPB Issues Preliminary Results of its Arbitration Study
12.15.13  Disputed 2003 MSA Payments ResolvedSmokeshop Magazine
12.13.13  Northeastern States Seek Power Over North Carolina’s Air Quality Programs
12.11.13  Federal Reserve Issues Guidance Reminding Banks of Responsibility for Actions of Outside Vendors
12.10.13  CFPB Issues Revised TILA and RESPA Examination Procedures
12.09.13  Washington Energy Report - December 9
12.05.13  New SEC Guidance on “Bad Actor” Disqualification Events for Accredited Investor Offerings Under Rule 506
12.02.13  Evaluation of Evaluations
11.25.13  Extended Reporting Period Held to Apply Only to Claims First Made During That Period and Not Claims Made During the Original Policy PeriodOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Fall 2013 Newsletter
11.25.13  California Court of Appeal Clarifies Law on a Carrier’s Duty to SettleOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Fall 2013 Newsletter
11.25.13  California Insurance Law Quarterly - Fall 2013 Newsletter
11.25.13  Insurer Has No Duty to Pay for Independent Counsel and May Reassert Its Right to Control the Defense When the Insurer Withdraws the Reservation of Rights Triggering the Insured’s Right to Independent CounselOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Fall 2013 Newsletter
11.25.13  California Supreme Court Finds that Violations of the Unfair Insurance Practices Act Can Form the Basis of a UCL ClaimOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Fall 2013 Newsletter
11.25.13  Insurer’s Reservation of Rights Does Not Entitle Insured to Independent Counsel Absent an Actual Conflict of InterestOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Fall 2013 Newsletter
11.25.13  Insurer Could Not Move Forward with a Declaratory Relief Action Against Its Insured When The Same Issues Would be Adjudicated in the Underlying ActionOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Fall 2013 Newsletter
11.25.13  Carrier Limited to “Modest” Attorney’s Fees Awards in Federal Interpleader ActionOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Fall 2013 Newsletter
11.25.13  Bad Faith Liability Cannot Be Premised On Breach of a Reformed Contractual Term When the Alleged Breach Occurs Prior to the ReformationOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Fall 2013 Newsletter
11.25.13  Carrier Held to Have No Duty to Defend Lawsuit Involving a Negligence Claim Because That Count Was “Inseparably Intertwined” With a Claim for Non-Covered, Intentional ConductOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Fall 2013 Newsletter
11.25.13  Excess Carrier Could Not Seek Reimbursement from the Primary Insurer Based On Its Rejection of a Claimant’s Settlement Offer Within Its Primary Limits Because There Was Not a Final Excess JudgmentOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Fall 2013 Newsletter
11.25.13  No Coverage for Policyholder for a Plaintiff’s Attorneys’ Fees Where the Lawsuit Did Not Allege a “Wrongful Act”Originally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Fall 2013 Newsletter
11.25.13  Commercial Building Owner’s Policy Did Not Clearly Limit Loss of Rents Coverage to Instances Where a Signed Lease Was Already in Effect at the Time of Physical DamageOriginally published in California Insurance Law Quarterly - Fall 2013 Newsletter
11.25.13  Washington Energy Report - November 25
11.22.13  CFPB Settles First Enforcement Action Against Payday Lender
11.22.13  Virginia Bureau of Insurance Encourages Health Insurers to Extend Coverage
11.21.13  Federal Circuit Review - Issue 1
11.21.13  IRS Issues Final Rules on Mid-Year Suspension or Reduction of Safe Harbor 401(k) Plan Nonelective and Matching Contributions
11.21.13  CFPB Releases New Simpler Mortgage Disclosure Forms to Aid Consumers in Understanding Loan Process and Costs
11.18.13  Washington Energy Report - November 18
11.14.13  Washington Appellate Court Enforces Strict Exhaustion Language in Excess Directors and Officers Liability Policies
11.14.13  Federal Efforts to Reform Auto Lending Based on "Disparate Impact" Theory Gain Steam
11.11.13  District court holds molecular diagnostic test unpatentable
11.11.13  Washington Energy Report - November 11, 2013
11.08.13  ECOA Alert: Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals Holds Written Waiver of ECOA Claims in a Loan Guarantee Is Valid
11.07.13  IRS Modifies “Use It or Lose It” Rule for Health FSAs
11.07.13  Major Development: CFPB Issues Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Debt Collectors
11.05.13  OCC Guidance is Latest in Heightened Regulatory Scrutiny of Vendor Management
11.01.13  Washington Energy Report - November 4
11.01.13  Year-End Checklist for Plan Sponsors of Retirement and Group Health Plans
11.01.13  The Birth of the Brave New World: New Generic Top-Level Domains (gTLDs) Launching Soon
10.31.13  Extended Reporting Period Held to Apply Only to Claims First Made During That Period and Not Claims Made During the Original Policy Period
10.31.13  The Uncertain Future of E-Cigarette MarketingSmokeshop Magazine
10.21.13  Washington Energy Report - October 21
10.21.13  Mortgage Servicers Receive Additional Guidance From CFPB As Implementation Deadline Draws Near
10.18.13  Recent CFPB Enforcement Action Results in $459,000 in Fines for HMDA Violations
10.16.13  TCPA Rule Changes Effective October 16, 2013: Is Your Marketing Campaign Ready?
10.15.13  Supreme Court Takes Greenhouse Gas Case
10.14.13  Virginia Bureau of Insurance Issues Final Report on Long-Term Care Insurance Premium Rates
10.14.13  FINRA Enhances its Public Offering Review Programs
10.14.13  Washington Energy Report - October 14
10.14.13  FINRA Enhances its Public Offering Review Programs
10.10.13  FDCPA Alert: Third Circuit Rules that Certain FDCPA Claims are Not Precluded by Bankruptcy Code
10.10.13  Fifth Circuit Rules that FDCPA’s Limitations Period Begins When Debtor Suffered “Actual Injury” Through Notice of Underlying Collection Suit
10.09.13  California Enacts Modest Reform to Proposition 65
10.08.13  California Court Holds No Affirmative Duty to Settle Based Solely on the Likelihood of an Excess Judgment
10.08.13  New Bad Actor Disqualification Events Trigger Disclosure Obligations and Possible Loss of Accredited Investor Exemption
10.08.13  Washington Energy Report - October 8
10.07.13  CFPB Settles Action over Payment Processor’s Illegal Fees for $1.376 Million
09.30.13  Washington Energy Report - September 30
09.24.13  TCPA Alert: Alabama Federal Court Rules that ATDS Definition Requires “Present” Capacity to Store and Call Random Telephone Numbers
09.24.13  2015 Diversity Immigration Visa Lottery Program
09.23.13  Washington Energy Report - September 23
09.23.13  Favorable Updated Guidance on Beginning of Construction
09.23.13  OCC Consent Order Likely to Serve as Model for Debt-Collection and Banking Industries
09.20.13  EPA Withdraws Guidance and Announces a Rulemaking to Clarify Clean Water Act JurisdictionEnvironmental Law and Policy Monitor
09.20.13  CFPB and OCC Complete $389 Million Enforcement Action
09.20.13  EPA Issues New CO2 Performance Standard Proposal for New Electric Generators
09.19.13  SEC Proposes Pay Ratio Rule.....Do You Want the Good News or the Bad News?
09.18.13  Shell Oil Consents to Clean Air Act Penalties for Activities on the Arctic ShelfEnvironmental Law and Policy Monitor
09.17.13  CFPB Issues Final Amendments to Mortgage Rules
09.16.13  Conflict Minerals Rulemaking Petition
09.16.13  Washington Energy Report - September 16
09.13.13  FTC Alert: Debt-Relief Company and Principals Banned from Selling Debt-Relief Services and Telemarketing
09.10.13  New EPA SSM Proposal Provides Sneak Peak at EPA’s Plan for 36 StatesEnvironmental Law and Policy Monitor
09.10.13  Washington Energy Report - September 10
09.10.13  Employee Expense Reimbursement/Per Diem Policies – Practical Considerations When Using The Services of Contingent Workers
09.06.13  CFPB Puts Data Furnishers on Notice of FCRA Dispute Obligations
09.06.13  Randy Brogdon Speaks at Georgia Environmental ConferenceEnvironmental Law and Policy Monitor
09.06.13  Wortzel and Mascia Additions Boost Troutman Sanders’ Richmond Environmental TeamEnvironmental Law and Policy Monitor
09.06.13  IRS and DOL Issue Guidance on Same-Sex Marriage
09.04.13  9th Circuit Determines that EPA Letters Trigger Insurer’s Duty to Defend
09.01.13  Applying the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance to Employee Monitoring
08.30.13  Fannie Mae Updates Multifamily Loan Documents
08.29.13  OFCCP Releases Major New Changes to Affirmative Action Regulations for Disabled and Veterans
08.27.13  Leading Environmental Lawyer, Brooks Smith, Joins Troutman Sanders’ Richmond OfficeEnvironmental Law and Policy Monitor
08.26.13  Strategies for Handling Real Life FMLA AbuseOriginally published in Employment & The Law - Summer 2013
08.26.13  OVERTIME UPDATE: National Retailers Hit With Meal Break Litigation and the “Black Swan” Internship Saga ContinuesOriginally published in Employment & The Law - Summer 2013
08.26.13  Who Is GINA and Why Is She Now Questioning Our Medical Forms?Originally published in Employment & The Law - Summer 2013
08.26.13  Employment & The Law - Summer 2013
08.26.13  Third Circuit Dismisses Stale NSR Enforcement Action Against Subsequent OwnerEnvironmental Law and Policy Monitor
08.26.13  Health Care Reform Delayed, Immigration Bill Quickly Passes the Senate, and Partisan Bills AboundOriginally published in Employment & The Law - Summer 2013
08.26.13  United States v. Windsor: The Impact of the Supreme Court’s DOMA RulingOriginally published in Employment & The Law - Summer 2013
08.26.13  Health Care Reform: With the Employer Mandate and Insurer Reporting Requirements Delayed – What’s Left for 2014?Originally published in Employment & The Law - Summer 2013
08.26.13  TCPA: First Federal Appeals Court to Address the Issue Holds That Consumers May Revoke Consent
08.26.13  Interested in Learning More About Strategies for Dealing with FMLA Abuse?Originally published in Employment & The Law - Summer 2013
08.22.13  Third Circuit Holds Nuisance Claims Are Not Preempted by the Clean Air ActEnvironmental Law and Policy Monitor
08.20.13  RCRA Compliance for Retail and Pharmaceutical WastesEnvironmental Law and Policy Monitor
08.20.13  New Phase I Standard ProposedEnvironmental Law and Policy Monitor
08.19.13  Using Non-GAAP Measures – Observations after Ten Years of SEC Regulation
08.19.13  CFPB Releases Updated Examination Procedures for Mortgage Lenders and Servicers
08.16.13  Eleventh Circuit Exempts Loan Servicers from Truth in Lending Act Disclosure Rules
08.15.13  Private Equity Funds - Beware of Potential Exposure to ERISA Pension Liabilities of Your Portfolio Companies
08.15.13  Lawmakers Continue E-Cig Regulatory OnslaughtSmokeshop Magazine
08.15.13  Cities' Use of Eminent Domain Raises Serious Constitutional and Damage Issues for Lenders, Loan Servicers and Trustees of Securitized Trusts
08.15.13  “Green Day is no “American Idiot”: Prevails in Copyright Infringement Suit”California Intellectual Property Blog
08.12.13  Heat Turned Up on Payday Lenders by CFPB and Other Regulators
08.06.13  Leading Lawsuit Challenging the Dodd-Frank Act Dismissed
08.05.13  New Source Review Compliance TipsEnvironmental Law and Policy Monitor
08.02.13  Federal Court Freezes Assets of Debt Collectors By Injunction in FTC’s Favor
08.01.13  Coal Combustion Residuals Notice of Data AvailabilityEnvironmental Law and Policy Monitor
07.31.13  The Section 316(b) Final Rule is Almost HereEnvironmental Law and Policy Monitor
07.30.13  Virginia Attorney General Action Against an Internet Lender
07.30.13  CFPB Associate Director Testifies Before Senate Committee Regarding Payday Loans and Deposit Advance Products
07.30.13  JPMorgan Settles FERC Manipulation Allegations for $410 Million
07.29.13  Washington Energy Report - July 29
07.29.13  Troutman Attorneys Summarize Regulatory Challenges Facing Utilities in the SouthwestEnvironmental Law and Policy Monitor
07.29.13  DOL Allows Plan Administrators to Reset Timing of Annual Fee Disclosures
07.27.13  D.C. Circuit Defers to EPA Judgment on Ozone StandardEnvironmental Law and Policy Monitor
07.27.13  Tenth Circuit Upholds EPA Decision to Override Oklahoma’s Regional Haze PlanEnvironmental Law and Policy Monitor
07.27.13  Tenth Circuit Confirms NSR Claims Should Not Hold Up Title V RenewalsEnvironmental Law and Policy Monitor
06.26.13  The President’s Climate Action Plan and the Electricity IndustryEnvironmental Law and Policy Monitor
07.25.13  CCR Deadline Litigation – Status Conference Postponed AgainEnvironmental Law and Policy Monitor
07.25.13  The House Votes to Curtail EPA Authority Over Coal AshEnvironmental Law and Policy Monitor
07.25.13  From CWA to CERCLA: Georgia Environmental Decision RoundupEnvironmental Law and Policy Monitor
07.25.13  District Court Vacates SEC Rules Requiring Resource Extraction Payment Disclosure
07.25.13  District Court Vacates SEC Rules Requiring Resource Extraction Payment Disclosure
07.24.13  CFPB Sues Mortgage Lender in Federal Court for Violations of Compensation Rule
07.22.13  Washington Energy Report - July 22
07.18.13  McCarthy ConfirmedEnvironmental Law and Policy Monitor
07.18.13  California’s Newest Legislation Restricts Debt Buyers and Debt Collection
07.18.13  Out with the New? Virginia Bureau of Financial Institutions Challenges “BitCoin” Buyer
07.17.13  Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Orders Payment of $487 Million by Barclays and its Traders for Market Manipulation in California
07.17.13  CFPB ALERT: Cordray Confirmation as CFPB Director is a Watershed Moment for Consumer Protection in the United States
07.16.13  Breakthrough in Gina McCarthy’s Nomination to Head EPAEnvironmental Law and Policy Monitor
07.15.13  SEC Adopts and Proposes New Rules for Accredited Investor Offerings
07.15.13  Washington Energy Report - July 15
07.15.13  SEC Adopts and Proposes New Rules for Accredited Investor Offerings
07.12.13  Another One Bites the Dust – D.C. Circuit Vacates EPA’s Biomass Deferral RuleEnvironmental Law and Policy Monitor
07.11.13  CFPB Intends to Extend Reach of Federal Debt Collection Law to All Financial Institutions
07.11.13  Health Care Reform: With the Employer Mandate and Insurer Reporting Requirements Delayed – What’s Left for 2014?
07.11.13  Is Your Company’s Website, Social Media or Mobile App in Compliance with the New COPPA?
07.10.13  Georgia Fixture Filing Requirements and Other Changes to the UCC Effective July 1, 2013: What You Need to Know
07.10.13  CFPB Releases 2013 Dodd-Frank Mortgage Rules Readiness Guide
07.09.13  EPA Seeks More Comment on Startup Provisions of Mercury Standards for UtilitiesEnvironmental Law and Policy Monitor
07.09.13  Maryland Circuit Court For Howard County Rules That Lenders Are Not Liable For Recordation Taxes On IDOTs
07.09.13  New New Source Review Case — With a Twist …Environmental Law and Policy Monitor
07.08.13  Chemical Safety Improvement Act Gains SupportEnvironmental Law and Policy Monitor
07.03.13  Health Care Reform: Employer Mandate and Insurer Reporting Requirements Delayed until 2015
07.01.13  De-risking Pension Liability - First-Round of Legal Battle Goes to Verizon
07.01.13  United States v. Windsor: The Impact of the Supreme Court’s DOMA Ruling on Employee Benefits
06.30.13  Regulating CigarsSmokeshop Magazine
06.29.13  New York lawyers ink article on CFPBFinancial Fraud Law Report
06.28.13  Illinois Appellate Court Affirms Victory for Insurer in $5 Million Post-Judgment Interest Coverage Dispute
06.27.13  Noel Canning v. NLRB, Implications for the CFPB and Richard Cordray’s Pending Nomination to Lead the CFPB: Recent Developments
06.26.13  Obama Looks At Keystone Through Carbon Pollution LensEnvironmental Law and Policy Monitor
06.26.13  The President’s Climate Action Plan and the Electricity Industry
06.25.13  Republicans Demand Answers from CFPB on Indirect Auto Lending Guidelines
06.24.13  Supreme Court of West Virginia Holds that Loan Acceleration Date Begins One-Year Statute of Limitation
06.24.13  EPA’s Cross-State Air Pollution Rule May Have Life YetEnvironmental Law and Policy Monitor
06.24.13  EPA’s National Enforcement Initiatives for 2014 – 2016Environmental Law and Policy Monitor
06.24.13  Time to Assess “Foreign Private Issuer” Status
06.21.13  Potential Conflicts of Law Require Illinois Courts to Conduct a Choice-of-Law Analysis
06.20.13  Recent Favorable REIT Private Letter Ruling
06.19.13  Troutman Sanders wins trial on claim to set aside foreclosure sale
06.19.13  The Supreme Court Refuses Antitrust Immunity for “Reverse Payment” Hatch-Waxman Pharmaceutical Settlements
06.19.13  Supreme Court Holds That Plaintiffs’ Lawyers May Not Use DMV Records to Solicit Potential Clients in Consumer Auto Class Action
06.17.13  Supreme Court Rules Human Genes Unpatentable
06.17.13  Washington Energy Report - June 17
06.14.13  Federal Trade Commission Issues Updated Guidance on Compliance with Red Flags Rule
06.14.13  Breach of Duty to Defend Precludes Reliance on Policy Exclusions in Indemnity Context
06.13.13  California Court Performs Surgery on Auto Sales Contract to Find Arbitration Provision Unconscionable
06.11.13  New York Court of Appeals Holds that “Disgorgement” May be Indemnifiable
06.11.13  Trio of Agencies Issue Final Regulations on Wellness Programs
06.10.13  OVERTIME UPDATE: What the Supreme Court’s Genesis Healthcare Ruling Means For You and Assessing Whether an Unpaid Summer Internship is LegalOriginally published in Employment & The Law - Spring 2013
06.10.13  Ensuring Your Workforce Is Legal: New Look and New Procedures for Form I-9Originally published in Employment & The Law - Spring 2013
06.10.13  Have You Been Accommodating Lately? Why Employers Should Religiously Practice Accommodating Workers’ Religious BeliefsOriginally published in Employment & The Law - Spring 2013
06.10.13  Employer Play Or Pay Penalty Is Almost In Effect. Are You Ready?Originally published in Employment & The Law - Spring 2013
06.10.13  Employment & The Law - Spring 2013
06.10.13  Washington Energy Report - June 10
06.10.13  Discrimination Based On Sexual Orientation = Unlawful Gender Stereotyping Under Title VII?Originally published in Employment & The Law - Spring 2013
06.10.13  An 844-Page Immigration Bill, Sexual Orientation and Paid Time Off: Capitol Hill Blooms with Employment LegislationOriginally published in Employment & The Law - Spring 2013
06.07.13  CFPB Revises 900-Page Supervision and Examination Manual with 200+ Pages in TILA and ECOA Updates
06.07.13  Chemical Safety Improvement Act of 2013 Refocuses TSCA ReformEnvironmental Law and Policy Monitor
06.06.13  Wastewater NPDES Permits: Legal ProtectionsEnvironmental Law and Policy Monitor
06.06.13  Court Denies Rehearing of Decision Overturning CSAPREnvironmental Law and Policy Monitor
06.06.13  EPA Requires 36 States to Overhaul Longstanding Air Rules Governing Source Startup, Shutdown and Malfunction EventsEnvironmental Law and Policy Monitor
06.04.13  CFPB Files First “Abusive Practices” Enforcement Action
05.31.13  Final Section 336(e) Regulations Permit New Deemed Asset Sale Election
05.30.13  U.S. Supreme Court: Are Parens Patriae Actions Removable to Federal Court Under the Class Action Fairness Act?
05.30.13  DOL Issues Guidance on Exchange Notice That Must Be Provided to Employees
05.28.13  Washington Energy Report - May 28
05.24.13  Chemical Safety Improvement Act of 2013 Refocuses TSCA Reform
05.23.13  CFPB Cracks Down on Sham Affiliated Business Arrangements Under Section 8 of RESPA
05.23.13  Price Advertisements Matter in Ruling on Alleged Phony Discounts from "Original" and "Regular" Prices
05.22.13  Implementation Begins for Automated Form I-94
05.22.13  Victory for the Mortgage Industry in Georgia
05.22.13  The New Limited Liability Company Law in California: Will the LLC Structure Still Work for You?
05.21.13  Integrity, Not Just Ethics Programs
05.20.13  Washington Energy Report - May 20
05.16.13  FCC Ruling: Companies Can Be Held Vicariously Liable Under the TCPA for Actions Taken by Third-Party Vendors
05.16.13  Supreme Court Nips Patent Exhaustion Doctrine in the Bud
05.15.13  Bankruptcy Court Approves Repayment of Aircraft Debt Without Payment of Make-Whole Premium
05.14.13  Federal Circuit Continues to Struggle with Patent Eligible Subject Matter Disputes
05.13.13  Washington Energy Report - May 13
05.09.13  Cooperation and Proactive Compliance Pay Off in FCPA Investigations; Troutman Sanders Adds Lawyer to FCPA Team
05.09.13  Cooperation and Proactive Compliance Pay Off in FCPA Investigations; Troutman Sanders Adds Lawyer to FCPA Team
05.08.13  D.C. Circuit Rejects Union Rights Poster Rule
05.08.13  Major Development: CFPB and U.S. Attorney Collaborate to Bring Federal Criminal Charges Against Debt Relief Company, Principal and Employees
05.07.13  Georgia Enacts H.B. 434 Permitting Mechanic’s Liens for Full Contract Balances
05.06.13  Washington Energy Report - May 6
05.03.13  Debt Collectors Get Ready: The CFPB Isn’t the Only Agency to Fear
05.02.13  FCRA Alert: FTC Settles Civil Investigation of Criminal Background Screeners with Consent Order
05.02.13  Federal Court’s Dismissal of Shareholder Derivative Action Entitled to Preclusive Effect in Courts of Delaware
05.01.13  Wastewater NPDES Permits: Legal Protections
05.01.13  CFPB Issues Proposed Amendments to Regulation X and Regulation Z
04.30.13  Washington Energy Report - April 30
04.25.13  Fourth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Claims Arising out of Denial of HAMP Loan Modification
04.22.13  Washington Energy Report - April 22
04.18.13  SEC Releases FAQs Regarding Rule 15a-6 and Foreign Broker-Dealers
04.17.13  IRS Releases Guidance on Beginning of Construction for Renewable Energy Facilities
04.16.13  Prescriptive easements in California
04.16.13  U.S. Supreme Court Allows Defendants’ Strategy of “Picking Off” Named Plaintiffs in FLSA Collective Action
04.15.13  Washington Energy Report - April 15
04.11.13  CFPB Issues Small Entity Compliance Guide for Ability-to-Repay Rule
04.09.13  The Brave New World of Domain Names: How to Protect Your Brand in Preparation for the Dot Something Land Rush
04.08.13  Canadian Companies Face Exposure From the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
04.05.13  IRS announces inflation adjustment for Production Tax Credits (PTCs)
04.05.13  California Federal Court Finds No Coverage Under Banker’s Bond for Loss Related to the Wholesale Lender’s Fraudulent Mortgage Loans
04.03.13  Corporate Disclosure Through Tweets and Facebook? Not so fast.
04.03.13  Minnesota Federal Court Upholds Defending Insurer’s Contribution Rights Against Fronting Insurer
04.02.13  Fourth Circuit Finds HOLA Does Not Preempt State-Law Fraud Claim
04.01.13  The Big ChillSmokeshop Magazine
03.29.13  CFPB Releases New Consumer Complaint Data
03.27.13  Comcast v. Behrend: U.S. Supreme Court Reiterates “Rigorous” Analysis Required at Class Certification Stage
03.27.13  Virginia Bureau of Insurance Issues Preliminary Report on Long-Term Care Insurance Premium Rates
03.25.13  CFPB Issues 2013 Annual Report: Debt Collection Industry Remains a Top Priority
03.22.13  CFPB Announces Plans to Fundamentally Change Indirect Auto Lending Practices
03.19.13  Troutman Sanders Tobacco Law Blog Update
03.18.13  U.S. Supreme Court: Class Plaintiffs Cannot Stipulate to Lesser Damages to Avoid Federal Jurisdiction Under CAFA
03.14.13  Reminder! Follow FDCPA Requirements Strictly
03.13.13  The “Loss of Chance” Doctrine in Medical Malpractice Cases
03.12.13  Securities Fraud Plaintiffs Do Not Need to Prove Materiality to Obtain Class Certification
03.11.13  Washington Energy Report - March 11
03.08.13  Department of Labor Issues Guidance for Target Date Retirement Funds
03.07.13  D&O and Professional Liability 2012 - A Year In Review
03.07.13  All Trust Beneficiaries Were Required Parties in a Case Involving No Contest Clause
03.05.13  Sequester Haircut for Section 1603 Grants Clarified by Treasury
03.04.13  Tips for Updating Employee HandbooksOriginally published in Employment & The Law - Winter 2013
03.04.13  Terminating an Employee for Being an "Irresistible Attraction" – The Iowa Supreme Court Says This Is Not DiscriminatoryOriginally published in Employment & The Law - Winter 2013
03.04.13  Looking Ahead: What to Expect from OSHA in 2013Originally published in Employment & The Law - Winter 2013
03.04.13  D.C. Circuit Invalidates President’s "Recess" Appointments to the NLRBOriginally published in Employment & The Law - Winter 2013
03.04.13  OVERTIME UPDATE: The Potential High Costs of Volunteer Labor, Ten Record-Keeping Requirements, and the DOL’s New Smartphone AppOriginally published in Employment & The Law - Winter 2013
03.04.13  With Sequester, Government Contracting Officers May Insist on Strict Compliance
03.04.13  What Happens in Vegas…Could Constitute "Caring For" a Family Member Under the FMLAOriginally published in Employment & The Law - Winter 2013
03.04.13  Here We Go Again: A Flurry of Activity Marks the Beginning of 2013Originally published in Employment & The Law - Winter 2013
03.04.13  Washington Energy Report - March 4
03.04.13  Employment & The Law - Winter 2013
03.04.13  It’s Not Easy Being a Federal Contractor These Days…Originally published in Employment & The Law - Winter 2013
03.01.13  The Rest of the Story: Other Changes Required by the HIPAA Omnibus Rule
02.28.13  California Court Denies Coverage Under D&O Policy for Claim Arising From the Offering of Securitized Mortgages
02.27.13  Supreme Court Rules Defendants Can Recover Costs Under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Without a Showing of Bad Faith and Purpose of Harassment
02.26.13  Illinois Court Finds No Coverage for Village Based on Policies’ Absolute Pollution Exclusions
02.25.13  FINRA Releases FAQs Related to Public Offering Review
02.25.13  Washington Energy - February 25
02.20.13  Lawsuit Challenging CFPB Expands to Include 11 States
02.19.13  Washington Energy Report - February 19
02.15.13  CFPB Will Supervise Loan Servicing Transfers
02.15.13  Washington Supreme Court Holds That Binding Arbitration Clauses in Insurance Contracts Are Unenforceable
02.14.13  EPA Requires 36 States to Overhaul Longstanding Air Rules Governing Source Startup, Shutdown and Malfunction Events
02.14.13  CFPB Announces Plan to Implement New Rules for Mortgage Industry
02.14.13  Big Changes for Business Associates
02.14.13  The Executive Order on Cybersecurity and the Energy Industry
02.11.13  Washington Energy Report - February 11
02.07.13  North Carolina Court of Appeals Forestalls Borrower’s Attempt to Collaterally Attack Foreclosure Proceeding
02.06.13  Breach Notification Changes – What You Need to Know
02.2013  Beware the Foreign Corrupt Practices ActSmokeshop Magazine
01.31.13  U.S. Becomes “First-to-File” Country for Patents on March 16, 2013 - Consider Strategic Action Now
01.31.13  Year in Review – Troutman Sanders Insurance Practice Boasts Significant Victories in 2012
01.29.13  D.C. Circuit Invalidates President’s “Recess” Appointments to the NLRB
01.29.13  Troutman Sanders Tobacco Law Blog Update
01.28.13  Washington Energy Report - January 28
01.28.13  CFPB ALERT: Decision Raises Doubt About Important CFPB Powers
01.28.13  Update on FINRA Rule 5123 Related to Private Placements
01.25.13  Supreme Court Allows IP Owners to Avoid Invalidity Claims with Broad Covenant Not to Sue
01.25.13  Dispatched Workers to ‘Fry Squid’
01.25.13  Do You Need to Revise Your Notice of Privacy Practices?
01.24.13  Troutman Sanders is the #1 Ranked U.S. Firm on Thomson Reuters Global Capital Markets Review for Both Issuer and Manager Canada Equity & Equity Related Lists
01.24.13  Court Denies Rehearing of Decision Overturning CSAPR
01.24.13  Health Care Reform – Practical Administration Update
01.24.13  CFPB Restricts Loan Originators’ Compensation
01.23.13  CFPB Releases Rule Aimed at Reforming Force-Placed Homeowners’ Insurance Practices
01.22.13  Proposed Regulations for New Reinsurance Fee
01.22.13  Proposed Guidance on Wellness Programs
01.22.13  Final Guidance on the PCORI Fees
01.22.13  Washington Energy Report - January 22
01.18.13  Covered Entities and Business Associates Beware: New HIPAA Rules Finally Issued
01.18.13  FERC Proposes Reforms to Small Generator Interconnections
01.18.13  CFPB Unveils New Mortgage Servicing Rules
01.14.13  Washington Energy Report - January 14
01.08.13  Illinois Supreme Court Decision Could Curtail Ability of Asbestos Claimants to “Forum Shop” in Illinois
01.08.13  TCPA: Plaintiff Seeks Dismissal of Class Claims
01.04.13  Obama Signs ‘American Taxpayer Relief Act’ to Avert Fiscal Cliff
01.04.13  TCPA: Complete Turnaround on Definition of ‘Prior Express Consent’
01.04.13  New CMS Documentation Guidelines for Delayed Medical Record Entries
01.02.13  CFPB to Coordinate with Department of Justice and Prioritize Fair Lending Enforcement During 2013
01.02.13  Congress Extends PTC for Wind and Other Renewable Technologies
12.20.12  Another Victory at FERC for Wind Generators in BPA Oversupply Dispute
12.20.12  Full D.C. Circuit Denies Rehearing in Greenhouse Gas Cases, But Strong Dissents May Improve Supreme Court Chances
12.19.12  CFPB Issues Fall 2012 Supervisory Highlights Report
12.13.12  Background Checks: Employers Must Update Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) Summary of Consumer Rights FormOriginally published in Employment & The Law - Fall 2012
12.13.12  Common Misunderstandings About Medical Leaves Of AbsenceOriginally published in Employment & The Law - Fall 2012
12.13.12  Seventh Circuit Reverses Its Precedent on Job Reassignment as a Reasonable AccommodationOriginally published in Employment & The Law - Fall 2012
12.13.12  The EEOC Provides Important Guidance to Employers Through Its Strategic Enforcement PlanOriginally published in Employment & The Law - Fall 2012
12.13.12  Recent Federal Court Decision May Help Employers Defending Against Harassment ClaimsOriginally published in Employment & The Law - Fall 2012
12.13.12  Post-Election Briefing: While Congress Remains Split, Employers Brace for Federal Regulation and State LegislationOriginally published in Employment & The Law - Fall 2012
12.13.12  Overtime Update: The Supreme Court Tackles Collective Action Issues While Lower Courts Provide Clarity Regarding Work Schedules and the Proper Classification Of Executive AssistantsOriginally published in Employment & The Law - Fall 2012
12.13.12  Congress Passes Legislation to Ensure Privilege Is Not Waived when Confidential Information Is Shared with the CFPB
12.13.12  Caution Advised: Employers Must Be Careful Not To Commit An Invasion Of Privacy During InvestigationsOriginally published in Employment & The Law - Fall 2012
12.13.12  Employment & The Law - Fall 2012
12.11.12  West Virginia Circuit Court Holds WVCCPA Claims Expire on Consumer’s Death
12.10.12  Washington Energy Report - December 10
12.07.12  CFPB’s Reach Extends to ‘Larger Participants’ and Beyond
12.07.12  Duke de Haas “blogs” from the NAIC meetings in National Harbor, Maryland
12.07.12  Critical FCRA Development: Third Circuit Denies Willfulness Claims in Pro-Defendant Decision
12.05.12  Fourth Circuit Reverses FCRA Class Certification Decision for Lack of Typicality
12.05.12  Are Human Genes Patentable?
12.04.12  West Virginia Supreme Court Reverses Bench Verdict Voiding Mortgage and Remands $2M Punitive Damage Award
12.03.12  TCPA: Finally, A Common-Sense Approach to Express Consent
12.03.12  Washington Energy Report - December 3
11.30.12  Loan and Hardship Distribution Requirements Streamlined for Retirement Plan Participants Impacted by Hurricane Sandy
11.30.12  New York Court of Appeals Finds That Consensual Sexual Relationship Constitutes Malpractice
11.29.12  TCPA: FCC Expands Definition of Automatic Telephone Dialing System
11.29.12  Financial Institutions Intellectual Property Issues Checklist
11.28.12  U.S. Supreme Court Reinforces Federal Preference for Arbitration
11.28.12  Deadline for Defined Benefit Plan Sponsors to Adopt a Code Section 436 Amendment Extended … Again
11.27.12  CFPB, FTC Warn Companies Against Misleading Consumers With False Mortgage Advertisements
11.20.12  Fannie Mae Mortgage Loan Servicer Falls Within Truth-in-Lending Act Safe Harbor Provision
11.15.12  Fourth Circuit Affirms Grant of Summary Judgment in Debt Collector’s Favor
11.14.12  Supreme Court: Federal Government May Be Immune From FCRA Money Damages
11.14.12  U.S. Banking Regulators Delay Basel III Capital Rules
11.09.12  Supreme Court of Virginia Holds Presumption of Testamentary Capacity Does Not Disappear Unless Rebutted as a Matter of Law
11.09.12  Foreign Investment in Retirement Homes in China
11.09.12  Newsletters Regarding Foreign Investment in Healthcare and Retirement Homes in China
11.06.12  Troutman Sanders Tobacco Law Blog Update
11.05.12  Virginia Imposes Individual Liability in Wrongful Discharge Cases
11.05.12  Information Intersection Blog - November 5, 2012
11.02.12  CFPB Revises Notices That CRAs and Employers Must Provide to Consumers, Furnishers of Data, and Users of Consumer Reports
11.02.12  Supreme Court provides confusing clarification on preservation by motion for reconsideration
10.30.12  Last Chance - Estate Tax Saving Opportunity May Expire At Year End
10.29.12  Troutman Sanders Obtains Dismissal in Large Professional Liability Coverage Dispute
10.26.12  TCPA: Beware! Informational Calls Can Be Viewed as Solicitations
10.25.12  More Stress for Community Banks
10.24.12  CFPB: Debt Collectors Now Under Federal Supervision
10.23.12  United States Coast Guard Refines Requirements for Crew Rest on Ocean-Going Vessels
10.22.12  Washington Energy Report - October 22
10.22.12  FERC Issues a NOPR Proposing Reliability Standards Addressing Potential Impacts of Solar Storms
10.19.12  Sixth Circuit Holds Fraud Policy Does Not Excuse a Furnisher’s Reasonable Investigation Obligations Under the FCRA
10.15.12  9th Circ. Ruling Won’t Stop Push For Proactive Insurance Deals
10.12.12  TCPA: Continued Focus on Unsolicited Text Messages
10.10.12  Ninth Circuit Amends Du v. Allstate Opinion: Declines to Determine Whether an Insurer Has an Affirmative Duty to Settle under California Law
10.09.12  Year-End Deadline to Correct Section 409A Violations Relating to Payments Conditioned Upon a Release of Claims
10.08.12  Latest Development on the Unclaimed Property Front for Life Insurers: West Virginia State Treasurer Files Ten Lawsuits against Life Insurers
10.08.12  Conflict Minerals – A Second Look
10.02.12  American Express Pays $112.5 Million Penalty to Settle Claims with CFPB
October 2012  Name Your DomainSmokeshop Magazine
10.01.12  West Virginia Trial Court Awards Attorney General $15 Million Judgment for Violations of State Debt Collection and Usury Laws
10.01.12  Washington Energy Report - October 1
09.26.12  CFPB Orders Discover to Pay $214 Million
09.24.12  Ninth Circuit Upholds Dismissal of Climate Change Nuisance Case
09.24.12  Washington Energy Report - September 24
09.18.12  TCPA: Another Warning of the Threat of Significant Damages
09.18.12  New FINRA Rule 5123 Requires a Post-Sale Filing for Certain Private Placements
09.17.12  Retail Ventures Decision Is Another Example of Ongoing Efforts to Determine How Insurance Applies to Cyber Attacks
09.14.12  U.S. Supreme Court to Decide Whether Putative Class Representative Can Stipulate to Lower Damage Amounts to Evade Federal Jurisdiction of Class Action Under CAFA
09.14.12  SEC Approves New FINRA Rule 5123 Affecting U.S. Private Placements by Canadian Issuers
09.13.12  SEC Issues Final Rules Requiring Disclosure of Payments to Governments by Resource Extraction Issuers
09.13.12  SEC Issues Final Rules Requiring Disclosure of Payments to Governments by Resource Extraction Issuers
09.13.12  Court Says Severance Payments Are Not Subject to FICA
09.10.12  Washington Energy Report - September 10
09.06.12  Employment & The Law - Summer 2012
09.05.12  The ADAAA – Four Years After Its Enactment, Just How Broad Has This Become?Originally published in Employment & The Law - Summer 2012
09.05.12  Does Title VII Prohibit Immigration-Based Discrimination? Seventh Circuit Court Of Appeals Says “No”Originally published in Employment & The Law - Summer 2012
09.05.12  Health Care, Antitrust Whistleblowers, Criminal Backgrounds, And Federal Trade Secrets: Summer Legislative Proposals Turn The Heat Up On EmployersOriginally published in Employment & The Law - Summer 2012
09.05.12  Proposed Rule Amendments Would Permit General Solicitation and General Advertising in Certain Private Placements
09.05.12  Understanding The NLRB’s Latest Guidance On Social Media PoliciesOriginally published in Employment & The Law - Summer 2012
09.05.12  Overtime Update: Big Win For The Pharmaceutical Industry, Increase In FLSA Lawsuits And The Risks Of After-Hours Smartphone Usage By EmployeesOriginally published in Employment & The Law - Summer 2012
09.05.12  Severance Benefits Can Form The Basis Of A Title VII Discrimination ClaimOriginally published in Employment & The Law - Summer 2012
09.05.12  Supreme Court Upholds The Health Care Law: Upcoming Deadlines And Issues Employers Now FaceOriginally published in Employment & The Law - Summer 2012
09.05.12  The DOL’s Step-By-Step Guide To The FMLAOriginally published in Employment & The Law - Summer 2012
09.05.12  New NLRB Webpage Promotes Non-Union Workers’ Rights To Act TogetherOriginally published in Employment & The Law - Summer 2012
09.04.12  Proposed Rule Amendments Would Permit General Solicitation and General Advertising in Certain Private Placements
09.04.12  Federal Banking Agencies Extend Comment Deadline for Proposed Capital Rules
09.04.12  California Court of Appeal Rejects Argument That California Insurance Code Section 520 Trumps Henkel
08.31.12  Seventh Circuit Emphasizes Limited Scope of the Mend-the-Hold Doctrine
08.28.12  Closing the Gap – Use of Contingent Value Rights as a Tool to Get Deals Done
08.27.12  Negotiating and Exercising Rights of First Refusal
08.27.12  New United States Coast Guard Regulations Affecting Commercial Fishing Industry Take Effect October 16, 2012
08.24.12  FCRA: Second Largest Civil Penalty Obtained by the FTC Against Background Screener
08.23.12  Fifth Circuit Holds that Bankruptcy Code Safe Harbors for “Forward Contract” Apply to Supply Contract
08.23.12  Don’t Panic, At Least Not Yet
08.21.12  ISDA Launches August Protocol
08.20.12  Troutman Sanders Lawyers to Speak at IMN’s Upcoming Conference on Real Estate Workouts
08.16.12  Is Your Health FSA an “Excepted Benefit”? If Not, It May Be Subject to PPACA
08.16.12  Managing Employee Numbers: Planning for the Application of the “Employer Penalty”
08.16.12  Summary of Benefits and Coverage Updates
08.16.12  What to Do with Your Medical Loss Ratio Rebates
August 2012  MSA Arbitration Heats Up Over Escrow RefundsSmokeshop Magazine
08.01.12  Federal, State and Local Lawmakers Take Aim at E-CigarettesTobacco Retailer
07.30.12  TCPA: California District Court Rules that Monetary Damages Not Required for Standing
07.30.12  A New Blow to Transparency Stymies Due Diligence in China
07.26.12  Summaries of Benefits and Coverage: Additional Guidance and Coverage Examples Calculator
07.26.12  FSA Guidance Issued for Non-Calendar Year Plans
07.26.12  IRS Issues Proposed Regulations Regarding Required Fees for Self-Insured Health Plans and Health Insurers
07.25.12  Georgia Court of Appeals Rules that Foreclosure Notice Must Include “True Identity of the Secured Creditor”
07.24.12  Regulators Further Define “Swap” and Finalize End-User Clearing Exception
07.24.12  CFPB Publishes Larger Participant Rule for Credit Reporting Agencies
07.23.12  Washington Energy Report - July 23
07.17.12  D&O and Professional Liability 2011 | A Year In Review
07.09.12  Washington Energy Report - July 9
07.09.12  Health reform and health data exchange-the overlooked connection
07.09.12  FINRA Increases Corporate Financing Rule Filing Fees and Proposes Amendments Regarding Deferred Compensation Arrangements
07.03.12  SEC Issues Final Rules on Independence of Compensation Committees and Consultants
07.03.12  New Streamlined Tax Compliance Process For U.S. Citizens Living Abroad
07.03.12  New Virginia Law Authorizes Trust Decanting, Allowing A Trustee To Change Some Provisions of An Irrevocable Trust
07.02.12  Consumer Debt Collection: W. Va. Court Cancels Debt and Awards over $300,000 in Statutory Damages
07.02.12  Washington Energy Report - July 2
06.29.12  Top Ten Changes to California Mechanic’s Lien Law Go into Effect July 1, 2012
06.29.12  Virginia Trust Law to Help Protect Assets from Creditors While Still Enjoying the Assets Takes Effect on July 1, 2012
06.08.12  Health Care Reform Upheld
06.28.12  Virginia Will Become Friendlier to Trustees on July 1, 2012
06.28.12  Key Points from U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Upholding Health Care Reform
06.26.12  Time to Assess “Foreign Private Issuer” Status
06.26.12  Washington Energy Report - June 26
06.26.12  D.C. Circuit Upholds EPA Greenhouse Gas Rules
06.25.12  FINRA’s Private Placement Filing Rule Is Final
06.25.12  Additional Georgia Employers Must Use E-Verify
06.21.12  New Georgia Noncompete Law Ineffective Until May 11, 2011, Federal Appeals Court Rules
06.19.12  Washington Energy Report - June 19
06.18.12  SEC Adopts New FINRA Rule Affecting U.S. Private Placements by Issuers
06.12.12  Alternatives Now That the H-1B Cap Has Been Reached
06.12.12  FCRA: FTC Settles First Case Involving Sale of Internet and Social Media Data
06.12.12  Inversion May Be More Difficult to Avoid
06.11.12  Arrgghh! Criminal Piracy on the High Seas Includes Unsuccessful Attempts at Piracy
    06.08.12  RadLAX – The Supreme Court Gives Significant Victory to Secured Lenders by Sustaining Credit-Bid Rights
    06.07.12  Employment & The Law - Spring 2012
    06.06.12  Brinker Opinion Provides Important Guidance, Leaves Questions, Regarding Meal and Rest Periods in CaliforniaOriginally published in Employment in the Law - Spring 2012
    06.06.12  To Inquire, or Not to Inquire – The Risks of Asking Job Applicants About Prior Arrests and ConvictionsOriginally published in Employment in the Law - Spring 2012
    06.06.12  Breaking News: New Hazard Communication StandardOriginally published in Employment & The Law - Spring 2012
    06.06.12  Requesting Facebook Login Information a Risky Choice for EmployersOriginally published in Employment in the Law - Spring 2012
    06.06.12  Overtime Update: New Cases May Provide Clarity on Key Wage and Hour IssuesOriginally published in Employment in the Law - Spring 2012
    06.06.12  On the Campaign Trail, Partisan Bills Abound: Both Parties Promise Raises to Workers’ WagesOriginally published in Employment in the Law - Spring 2012
    06.06.12  Severance Agreements for Employees Over 40: Understanding the Older Workers Benefit Protection ActOriginally published in Employment in the Law - Spring 2012
    06.06.12  Risky Business: The Dangers of Overbroad Confidentiality AgreementsOriginally published in Employment in the Law - Spring 2012
    06.05.12  H-1B Cap Almost Reached
    06.05.12  Florida Supreme Court Eradicates Common Law "Bad-Faith" Cause of Action
    06.04.12  Washington Energy Report - June 4
    06.04.12  California Court of Appeal: An Insured’s Refusal to Pay Amounts Due Under a Contract Is Not a “Wrongful Act”
    06.04.12  CFPB Proposes New “Riskiness” Standard for Nonbanks
    June 2012  Courts Disagree on Tobacco WarningsSmokeshop Magazine
    06.01.12  A Civics Lesson: Federal Preemption of State and Local Tobacco RegulationsTobacco Retailer
    06.01.12  Fourth Circuit Holds Claims Under the West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act Are Time-Barred if Filed More Than One Year After Loan Acceleration
    05.31.12  Maryland Indemnity Deeds of Trust (IDOTs) to Become Subject to Recordation Tax
    05.29.12  Supreme Court Limits Scope of Liability for Real Estate Settlement Service Charges under RESPA
    05.24.12  TOUSA Alert: 11th Circuit Upholds Bankruptcy Court’s Finding that Payment to Lender by Borrower Subsidiary was a Fraudulent Transfer
    05.23.12  Minnesota court resolves “rock-and-a-hard-place” treatment of voicemail messages under FDCPA, grants summary judgment for debt collector
    05.22.12  Residential lenders beware: Eleventh Circuit affirms strip off in Chapter 7 bankruptcies
    05.21.12  Washington Energy Report - May 21
    05.21.12  VA Supreme Court Rules Face-to-Face Interview Required Before Foreclosure
    05.16.12  A Water-Related Take on BLM’s Proposed Fracking Rules
    05.15.12  "Ambush Election" Rule Set Aside as Lacking Board Quorum - What Does This Mean for Union Representation Elections?
    05.15.12  TCPA: Due Diligence Necessary When Auto-Dialing Old Cell Phone Numbers
    05.14.12  Washington Energy Report - May 14
    05.11.12  The CFPB Goes After the Mortgage Industry: New Proposed Mortgage Loan Origination (MLO) Standards
    05.10.12  District Court Denies Class Certification of Unlawful Foreclosure Claims
    05.09.12  The Latest From the CFPB Report Blog - May 9, 2012
    05.08.12  Washington Energy Report - May 8
    05.03.12  Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals Holds the National Bank Act Does Not Preempt State Debt Collection Laws
    05.02.12  Two Federal Appeals Courts Split over Borrowers’ Rights to Sue under HAMP
    05.02.12  The First Year of Greenhouse Gas Permitting under the Prevention of Significant Deterioration Program
    05.02.12  Recordation Tax Exemption on Indemnity Deeds of Trust Preserved (Maryland Legislation Update)
    05.01.12  EPA Releases Principles Addressing The Energy/Water Nexus
    04.30.12  Supreme Court Rules IRS Waited Too Long to Pursue Investors in Alleged Tax Shelter
    04.27.12  The Next Frontier in Fiduciary Oversight Litigation?
    04.26.12  Final Rules Define Key Terms and Clarify the Treatment of Commodity Options
    04.26.12  Pre-Dispute Arbitration Clauses Under CFPB Scrutiny
    04.25.12  Important Maryland Legislation Update - Recordation Tax on Indemnity Deeds of Trust
    04.24.12  Washington Energy Report
    04.19.12  CFPB Files First Consumer Response Annual Report
    04.18.12  One Court Rejects Union Rights Poster and Another Stops the April 30 Posting Deadline
    04.18.12  What is “Distraction” in Direct-to-Consumer Prescription Drug Advertisements? The FDA Know It When They See It.
    04.17.12  West Virginia Attorney General Opens New Office – Commissions Loan Review “SWAT” Team To Target Mortgage Problems
    04.17.12  Washington Energy Report - April 17
    04.17.12  Illinois Court Grants Summary Judgment To Insurer In Post-Judgment Interest Coverage Dispute
    04.13.12  Troutman Sanders’ Win: Seventh Circuit Issues Significant “No-Loss” Decision and Clarifies the Mend-the-Hold Doctrine
    04.13.12  Jos. A. Bank Faces Class Action Over “Never-Ending” Sale
    04.12.12  CFPB Proposes New Rules for Mortgage Servicers
    04.12.12  Rosetta Stone Opinion Clarifies Standard for Trademark Infringement Claim in Keyword Advertising Context
    04.11.12  Federal Court Sends Putative FDCPA Class Claim To Individual Arbitration
    04.10.12  The JOBS Act and Its Potential Effect on Capital Raising
    04.10.12  Washington Energy Report
    04.10.12  Health Care Reform – 2012 List of Counties Requiring Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services Issued by HHS
    04.05.12  Impact of JOBS Act on Banks and Bank Holding Companies
    04.02.12  Washington Energy Report
    April 2012  FDA: On the Verge of Regulating Cigars, Pipe Tobacco, & E-Cigarettes?Smokeshop Magazine
    03.30.12  Prometheus: Patent-Eligibility Revisited
    03.30.12  CFPB Shares Complaints With FTC Consumer Sentinel Database
    03.28.12  Construction Owner, General Contractor and Subcontractor Held Liable For Sub-Subcontractor Failure to Procure Required Liability Insurance
    03.27.12  New and Pending Regulations for Federal Government Contractors – Nondisplacement of Workers
    03.27.12  Social Security for Foreign Workers – The Plot Thickens
    03.26.12  CFPB Files its First Amicus Brief on TILA Rescission Issue
    03.26.12  Washington Energy Report
    03.23.12  FCRA: PA District Court Grants Motion to Dismiss “Willfulness” Claims
    03.19.12  Troutman Sanders wins four-day jury trial on fraud and wrongful foreclosure claim
    03.15.12  Punitive Damages and Jones Act Seamen: Is The Punitive Damages Bar on Life Support?
    03.14.12  CFPB Proposes New Rule to Protect Privileged Information
    03.12.12  Washington Energy Report - March 12
    03.08.12  New Turnover Tax Reform and Pilot Program in Shanghai
    03.08.12  Preferential Treatment for Hong Kong Investors in China’s Healthcare Sector
    03.08.12  Draft law on exit and entry administration“中华人民共和国出境入境管理法(草案)”
    03.08.12  Duke de Haas “blogs” from the NAIC meetings in New Orleans, LA
    03.08.12  New penalty measures for late submission of Anti-trust concentration filings 未依法申报经营者集中调查处理暂行办法
    03.05.12  Court Upholds Most of the NLRB’s Union Rights Poster Rule
    03.02.12  FERC Reviews REC Jurisdiction and Standardized REC Agreement
    03.02.12  It’s the Banks Turn: The CFPB Opens Inquiry Into Overdraft Practices and Begins Accepting Consumer Complaints Regarding Depository Services
    03.01.12  Delaware Courts Find “Related Claims” Provision and Misrepresentations in Application Bar Coverage for Suit
    02.29.12  New Guidance May Make Plan Sponsors Reconsider Offering Lifetime Income Options
    02.29.12  Employment & The Law - Winter 2012
    02.28.12  Overtime Update: Supreme Court Decisions Play Pivotal RoleOriginally published in Employment in the Law - Winter 2012
    02.28.12  NLRB Decision Finds Arbitration Agreement Prohibiting Class or Collective Action UnlawfulOriginally published in Employment & The Law - Winter 2012
    02.28.12  Maintaining Whistleblower Confidentiality Required Under SOXOriginally published in Employment in the Law - Winter 2012
    02.28.12  Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Hits Record Highs for Charge Volume, Litigation and Monetary Relief for ClaimantsOriginally published in Employment & The Law - Winter 2012
    02.28.12  The IRS’ Voluntary Classification Settlement Program: Maybe Not Such A “Fresh” Start After AllOriginally published in Employment in the Law - Winter 2012
    02.28.12  Employment Decisions Based on Off-Duty Conduct: Is Your Company Violating The Law?Originally published in Employment in the Law - Winter 2012
    02.28.12  Partisan Gridlock Cripples Legislation, Regulation Abounds Without Check, And All Hopes Rest On the 2012 ElectionsOriginally published in Employment in the Law - Winter 2012
    02.28.12  The Impact of Section 409A on Employee Compensation Arrangements - You Can Run, But You Can’t HideOriginally published in Employment in the Law - Winter 2012
    02.24.12  The Administration’s FY 2013 Estate and Gift Tax Proposals
    02.21.12  CFPB Publishes Proposed Rule Defining “Larger Participants” in Consumer Debt Collection and Consumer Reporting
    02.17.12  Washington Energy Report - February 17
    02.17.12  DOL Finalizes Service Provider Disclosure Rules
    02.16.12  FERC Clarifies Requirements for Simultaneous Electric Exchange Transactions
    02.16.12  FCC Excludes Debt Collectors from Strengthened Regulations on Telemarketing Robocalls
    02.16.12  Health Care Reform – Guidance Published For Summary of Benefits and Coverage Requirement
    02.16.12  Health Benefit Exchange Ship Runs Aground on Political Realities in Virginia
    02.13.12  Washington Energy Report - February 13
    02.09.12  A World Without ISS?
    02.08.12  4th Circuit Limits Insurer’s Liability for Lead Poisoning
    02.06.12  Washington Energy Report - February 6
    02.02.12  NYSE Narrows Broker Discretionary Voting
    02.01.12  Reporting Under EPA’s CDR Rule Begins Today
    February 2012  Uncertainties Ahead for NPM CigarettesSmokeshop Magazine
    01.30.12  Washington Energy Report - January 30
    02.26.12  Executive Convicted of Bribery Under FCPA Based Only on Circumstantial Evidence
    01.26.12  SEC Adopts Final Rules Regarding Mine Safety Disclosure
    01.25.12  Appeals Court Rules No FCRA Violation: Defendant’s Interpretation Was “Objectively Reasonable” under Safeco
    01.25.12  SEC Charges Bank Holding Company/CEO With Misleading Investors During Financial Crisis
    01.24.12  Flood of TCPA Claims Expected in Federal Courts
    01.24.12  CFPB’s New Target: Payday Lenders
    01.23.12  SEC Adopts Amendments to the Definition of Accredited Investor
    01.23.12  Public Accommodation ADA Suits on the Rise
    01.23.12  Washington Energy Report - January 23
    01.20.12  7th Circuit Ruling Expands Rights of Whistleblowers to Sue their Employers
    01.18.12  President Obama’s Controversial Recess Appointments to the NLRB Foreshadow a Lively Year for Labor Law
    01.18.12  Washington Energy Report - January 18
    01.17.12  SEC Staff Issues Guidance on European Debt Exposure
    01.17.12  New Jurisdiction and Venue Clarification Act Provides Defense-Friendly Changes to Federal Court Removal Procedures
    01.13.12  CFPB Goes After Mortgage Industry; Other Nonbanks Are Next
    01.12.12  Supreme Court Rules on “Ministerial Exception” for Discrimination Claims Against Religious Organizations
    01.12.12  IRS Reopens Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program
    01.12.12  Supreme Court Again Denies Challenge to Consumer Arbitration
    01.11.12  New Year’s Checklist for Employers: Did You Miss Anything in 2011?
    01.09.12  Washington Energy Report - January 9
    01.04.12  Recess Appointment Triggers Full CFPB Powers: What This Means For You Nonbank Entities (Yes, You)
    01.03.12  EPA Issues Utility MACT Rule; Court Stays CSAPR
    12.29.11  CFTC Finalizes Rules for Reporting Regimes and Recordkeeping
    12.28.11  Foreign Nationals Must Participate in China’s Social Security
    12.28.11  Construction Projects involving Dangerous Chemicals
    12.28.11  Supplement to China’s Antitrust Law
    12.28.11  Debt for Equity Swaps for Foreign Investors
    12.28.11  Cross border Direct Investment in RMB: An Important Step forward for Investors
    12.28.11  Further Regulations set up for Prepaid Stored-value Cards
    12.27.11  IRS Issues Guidance on Reporting Foreign Financial Assets and Final Version of Form 8938 and Instructions
    12.27.11  New Requirements for Mortgage Creditors Among Changes to Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure
    12.27.11  Troutman Sanders Wins Major Insurance “Bad Faith” Case in Mississippi
    12.27.11  Ninth Circuit Finds Wage & Hour Claim Does Not Involve “Employment Practices Wrongful Acts”
    12.23.11  Tenth Circuit Rules Fax Requesting Employment Information Is Not Communication Under FDCPA
    12.20.11  CEO to Pay $500,000 Penalty for Inadvertent, Technical HSR Violation
    12.19.11  Washington Energy Report - December 19
    12.16.11  Appeals Court Rules Substantial Compliance With TILA Is Sufficient to Avoid Rescission Period for Disclosure Violations
    12.15.11  Eighth Circuit Finds that $56 Million Stipulated Judgment Did Not Constitute “Loss” Under D&O Policy
    12.12.11  Washington Energy Report - December 12
    12.09.11  CFPB Announces Pilot Test of Prototype to Simplify Credit Card Agreements
    12.07.11  FERC Directs Bonneville Power Administration to File an OATT Pursuant to New Statutory Authority
    12.05.11  EPA Releases Industrial Boiler MACT Reconsideration Proposal
    12.05.11  Washington Energy Report - December 5
    December 2011  Tobacco “Sponsorships” Come Under FireSmokeshop Magazine
    12.01.11  Alternatives Now That the H-1B Cap Has Been Reached
    11.29.11  District Court Rules That Debt Collectors Are Exempt from the TCPA
    11.22.11  California Court Enforces Allocation Provision in Lieu of “Reasonably Related” Standard
    11.22.11  Atlanta attorneys win verdict: contract trumps alleged sales claims in condo view lawsuit
    11.21.11  Washington Energy Report - November 21
    11.18.11  Securities Action Plaintiff Required to Identify Confidential Informants
    11.16.11  Plaintiffs With Variable Claims in ERISA Lawsuit Denied Class Certification
    11.14.11  Washington Energy Report - November 14
    11.10.11  CFPB Announces Early Warning Notice Process
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    11.02.11  Employment & The Law - Fall 2011
    11.03.11  Georgia Reservoir Law Update: New Cases, New Statutes, New Directions
    11.02.11  More Gridlock? Some Very Partisan Proposals Flood the Congressional DocketOriginally published in Employment in the Law - Fall 2011
    11.02.11  Georgia Supreme Court Opinion Alert: Is Signing a Garnishment Answer the Unlicensed Practice of Law?Originally published in Employment in the Law - Fall 2011
    11.02.11  E-Verify and Enforcement Efforts Continue to ExpandOriginally published in Employment in the Law - Fall 2011
    11.02.11  Getting Paid the Same: Claims Under the EPAOriginally published in Employment in the Law - Fall 2011
    11.02.11  "Sale of Part or All of an Employer’s Business": Potential Pitfalls For Buyers and Sellers Under the Federal WARN ActOriginally published in Employment in the Law - Fall 2011
    11.02.11  Perspectives on the Final Regulations to the ADA Amendments ActOriginally published in Employment in the Law - Fall 2011
    11.02.11  The NLRB’s Poster Child: New Rule Requires Employers to Post Information Regarding an Employee’s Rights Under the NLRAOriginally published in Employment in the Law - Fall 2011
    11.02.11  Could the Unemployed be the New Protected Class?Originally published in Employment & The Law - Fall 2011
    10.31.11  Washington Energy Report
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    10.28.11  CFPB Releases Draft Student Loan Disclosure Form
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    10.24.11  NJ Appeals Court Invalidates Notice of Intent to Foreclose
    10.24.11  California’s Real Property Tax Exclusion for Solar Projects
    10.21.11  Federal Circuit Removes Presumption of Irreparable Harm in Seeking Injunctive Relief
    10.20.11  Challenge Made to Imports of Chinese Crystalline Silicon Solar Cells and Panels
    10.20.11  CFPB Releases Supervision and Examination Procedures Specifically for Mortgage Servicers
    10.20.11  Second Circuit Adopts Moench Presumption of Prudence in ERISA Litigation
    10.19.11  CFPB Releases First Edition of Supervision and Examination Manual
    10.19.11  Proposed FINRA Rule Would Affect U.S. Private Placements by Canadian Issuers
    10.19.11  SEC Releases Disclosure Guidance for Cyber Security Risks and Incidents
    10.17.11  Court Rejects Swap’s Triangular Setoff Right in Bankruptcy
    10.14.11  D.C. Superior Court Rules on Bank’s Authority to Foreclose
    10.13.11  Pollution Exclusion Enforced by Madison County, Illinois Court
    10.11.11  H-1B Cap Getting Closer
    10.11.11  FINRA Revises Proposed Rule on Private Placements
    10.10.11  Washington Energy Report - October 10
    10.06.11  IRS To Audit Section 1603 Treasury Grant Payments
    10.03.11  CFTC Proposed Implementation Timeline and Compliance Schedules
    10.03.11  Washington Energy Report - October 3
    09.29.11  Landmark Legislation to Amend TCPA and Allow Cell Phone Contact Introduced in the House of Representatives
    09.27.11  District Court Rules Law Firm Debt Collection Did Not Violate Fair Credit Reporting Act
    09.26.11  Washington Energy Report - September 26
    09.23.11  Never-Ending Sale Costs Retailer $1.8 Million
    09.22.11  Interest Rate for 401(k) Plan Participant Loans May Need to Be Prime Plus 2%
    09.22.11  Court Relies on Morrison to Dismiss "Foreign-Cubed" and "Foreign-Squared" Claims
    09.20.11  Ohio Federal Court Applies Exhaustion Language Against Goodyear
    09.19.11  Washington Energy Report - September 19
    09.16.11  CFPB Initiates Round Four of Public Comment on Mortgage Disclosure Forms
    09.14.11  Maryland Court of Appeals Amends Rules for Judgments on Affidavits Affecting Debt Collectors
    09.21.11  Washington Energy Report
    09.12.11  Ninth Circuit Rules Against Putative Class Action Involving MERS
    09.09.11  Patent Reform Awaits President’s Signature
    09.08.11  FDA Taking Comments on Potential New Hurdles for Approval of Medical Devices
    09.07.11  D&O and Professional Liability 2010 | A Year In Review
    09.07.11  SEC Will Not Appeal Proxy Access Ruling
    09.01.11  Foreign Nationals Must Participate in China’s Social Security System
    09.01.11  Licensing Rules for Storage of Hazardous Chemicals Under Review
    09.01.11  Circular Issued on Pre-paid Stored Value and “Shopping” Cards
    September 1, 2011  Patent License Filings Now Subject to New Requirements
    09.01.11  Entitlements Under China’s Social Security System Clarified
    September 1, 2011  New Individual Income Tax Rates Take Effect on September 1, 2011
    September 1, 2011  National Security Review of Foreign M&A Deals Clarified
    08.31.11  Rule Changes by Virginia State Corporation Commission Permit Unprecedented Access to Staff-Held Information
    08.29.11  New .XXX Domain Can Lead to Headaches
    08.29.11  CFTC to Provide Guidance on Large Trader Reporting of Physical Commodities
    08.26.11  District Court Holds the Use of a Predictive Dialer Violates Telephone Consumer Protection Act
    08.25.11  Georgia District Court Holds Foreclosure May Be Wrongful Where Security Deed and Note Are "Split"
    08.24.11  Patented Internet Fraud Detection Method Found Unpatentably Abstract by Federal Circuit
    08.24.11  Proposed Legislation Codifies the End-User Exemption from Margin Requirements
    08.17.11  New York AG Expands Life Insurance Industry Probe
    08.17.11  Remand Denied in National Robo-Signing Class Action
    08.12.11  New Virginia Initiative to Deal With Continuing Dodd-Frank Developments
    08.11.11  Higher Listing Standards for Reverse Merger Companies
    08.09.11  Temporary Relief for Swaps From Some Dodd-Frank Provisions
    08.04.11  Federal Circuit Discusses a Myriad of Patent-Eligibility Issues
    08.04.11  Congress Passes Bill Amending CPSIA
    08.02.11  CFPB Announces Third Round of Public Comments for Mortgage Disclosure Forms
    08.01.11  Washington Energy Report - August 1
    08.01.11  Dangers of Reliance on Construction Project Insurance Certificates
    07.28.11  SEC Proxy Access Regime Invalidated by Court of Appeals
    07.28.11  CFPB Issues Rule Requiring Notice of State Enforcement Actions
    07.26.11  OCC Adopts Final Rule on Federal Preemption and State Visitorial Powers Applicable to National Banks and Federal Savings Associations
    07.25.11  Federal Trade Commission Issues Policy Statement on Collecting Debts of the Deceased
    07.25.11  Washington Energy Report - July 25
    07.21.11  Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Report to Congress on Differences Between Credit Scores Provided to Consumers and Used by Creditors
    07.21.11  Virginia's Promotion of Competition and HHS' Notices of Proposed Rulemaking on Health Benefit Exchanges
    07.21.11  Transmission Planning and Cost Allocation Final Rule
    07.20.11  Federal Trade Commission Issues Staff Report on the Fair Credit Reporting Act and Withdraws Its 1990 Commentary
    07.20.11  D.C. Circuit Expands Federal Court Jurisdiction Over Foreign Activities of U.S. Companies
    07.18.11  Washington Energy Report - July 18
    07.16.11  Employment & The Law - Summer 2011
    07.15.11  FAQs About FMLA Certification: You Ask, We AnswerOriginally published in Employment in the Law - Summer 2011
    07.15.11  Congress Heats Up For The Summer: A Summary of Potential Changes to Federal Employment LawsOriginally published in Employment in the Law - Summer 2011
    07.15.11  U.S. Supreme Court Expands the Scope of Employment ClaimsOriginally published in Employment in the Law - Summer 2011
    07.15.11  Giving Nursing Moms a Break: Mandatory “Reasonable Break Times” Under Federal LawOriginally published in Employment in the Law - Summer 2011
    07.15.11  Practice Does Not Always Make Perfect: Top Ten Qualified Plan ErrorsOriginally published in Employment in the Law - Summer 2011
    07.15.11  EEOC Warns of Increased Scrutiny Over Employers’ Use of Credit Reports As A Screening ToolOriginally published in Employment in the Law - Summer 2011
    07.15.11  To Friend or Not To Friend: How Best to Handle Facebook Friendships with EmployeesOriginally published in Employment in the Law - Summer 2011
    07.13.11  CPSC Adopts 100 Parts Per Million Limit for Lead in Children's Products
    07.11.11  Tax Basis for Solar PV Projects: Treasury Guidance
    07.11.11  Washington Energy Report - July 11
    07.11.11  District Court Dismisses with Prejudice Attempt to Recast Alleged HAMP Violations as Common Law Claims
    07.07.11  Final Rules Issued to Implement the Credit Score Disclosure Requirements For Risk-Based Pricing and Adverse Action Notices
    07.06.11  New E-Verify Laws Enacted
    07.06.11  Washington Energy Report - July 6
    06.30.11  CFPB Releases Second Round of Mortgage Disclosure Forms for Public Comment
    06.30.11  Announcing the CFPB Report Blog
    06.30.11  Obama Administration Loosens Export Controls With the Addition of the Strategic Trade Authorization (STA) License Exception
    06.30.11  CFPB Seeking Public Input on Nonbank Supervision Program
    06.28.11  NLRB Publishes Rules to Change the Election Process
    06.27.11  Washington Energy Report - June 27
    06.27.11  Supreme Court Interprets Bayh-Dole Act
    06.24.11  Foreigners Caught by China’s New Social Security Law
    06.24.11  Patent Reform Passes Both Houses of Congress
    06.24.11  Rori Cassirer Expects CFPB Lawsuits On Day One
    06.23.11  North Carolina Court of Appeals Invalidates Foreclosure Despite Finding of Valid Debt in Default
    06.22.11  ICANN Opens Up the Naming System for Top Level Domain Names
    06.21.11  U.S. Supreme Court Reverses AEP v. Connecticut: EPA, Not Judges and Juries, Will Decide Climate Change Policy
    06.20.11  Washington Energy Report - June 20
    06.13.11  Washington Energy Report - June 13
    06.10.11  Wind Power Equipment Subsidies Terminated by China After Successful WTO Challenge
    06.08.11  U.S. Supreme Court Rules That Proof of Loss Causation Is Not a Prerequisite for Class Certification in Securities Fraud Cases
    06.06.11  Washington Energy Report - June 6
    06.02.11  CFPB Releases Enforceable Rules and Orders for Public Comment
    06.02.11  Virginia Courts Dismiss Claimes of Civil Conspiracy Against Parent Companies and Their Wholly-Owned Subsidaries
    06.02.11  Virginia Federal District Court Rejects Independent Personal Stake Exception to Intracorporate Immunity Doctrine for Civil Conspiracy Claims
    06.01.11  Supreme Court Rules That "Willful Blindness" Is Sufficient for Inducement of Patent Infringement
    05.31.11  Washington Energy Report - May 31
    05.31.11  Therasense: Federal Circuit Changes Materiality Standard in Attempt to Cure "Plague" of Inequitable Conduct Cases
    05.26.11  District Court Dismisses TCPA and FDCPA Claims Arising From Collection Agency’s Calls to a Non-Debtor
    05.24.11  GAO Recommends Increased Federal Oversight of Mortgage Servicing and Foreclosures
    05.23.11  Washington Energy Report - May 23
    05.19.11  CFPB Announces Know Before You Owe Project Simplifying Mortgage Disclosure Forms
    05.16.11  Washington Energy Report - May 16
    05.13.11  Frequency Votes: Don’t Forget the New 150 Day Requirement
    05.12.11  "New" Georgia Restrictive Covenant Law Signed Into Law . . . Again
    05.09.11  Washington Energy Report - May 9
    05.09.11  The CFPB and the Model TILA/RESPA Mortgage Loan Disclosure Form
    05.06.11  District Court Dismisses with Prejudice Borrowers’ Claims for Fraudulently Denying Loan Modification Requests and Alleged Violations of Federal and State Consumer Protection Laws
    05.05.11  Radar Guns and ISS
    05.02.11  Washington Energy Report - May 2
    04.29.11  United States Supreme Court Upholds Class Action Waivers In Consumer Arbitration Agreements – Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Study Looms
    04.28.11  Social Security Resumes Issuing No-Match Letters
    04.27.11  The CFTC Proposes Swap Data Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements for Pre-Enactment and Transition Swaps
    04.25.11  Washington Energy Report - April 25
    04.2011  Troutman Sanders renewable energy blog ranked in Top 50 by LexisNexis
    04.18.11  Washington Energy Report - April 18
    April 11, 2011  SPC Judicial Interpretation No. 3 of Several Issues concerning the Application of the PRC Company Law (Judicial Interpretation No.3)
    04.11.11  Interim Regulations on Issues Relating to Implementing the Security Review System for Foreign Investors' Merger and Acquisition of Domestic Enterprises (MOFCOM Circular No.8)
    04.11.11  Washington Energy Report - April 11
    April 11, 2011  SAT Circular on Value-added Tax Policy concerning Assets Restructuring by the Taxpayer (SAT Circular No.13)
    04.11.11  Circular on the Issues concerning the Administrative Work of the Foreign Investment (MOFCOM Circular No.72)
    04.08.11  Employment & The Law - Spring 2011
    04.08.11  Sea Change: A Very Different Congress Sets Its Labor and Employment Law Agenda, While the President Explores Regulatory OptionsOriginally published in Employment in the Law - Spring 2011
    04.08.11  High Unemployment Leads to Record-Breaking Claims of DiscriminationOriginally published in Employment in the Law - Spring 2011
    04.08.11  USPTO to Offer Expedited Prosecution (12 Month Prosecution)
    04.08.11  Is the Customer Always Right?: The Hidden Danger of Always Giving Your Customers What They Ask ForOriginally published in Employment in the Law - Spring 2011
    04.08.11  Circular on the Establishment of the State Security Review System concerning Merger and Acquisition of Domestic Enterprise by Foreign Investors (State Council Circular No.6)
    04.08.11  Keep Business as Usual: Tips for Developing a Successful Union Avoidance ProgramOriginally published in Employment in the Law - Spring 2011
    04.08.11  NLRB Expands Notice-posting Requirements: Remedial Notices Must Be Posted ElectronicallyOriginally published in Employment in the Law - Spring 2011
    04.08.11  A Brave New World: EEOC GINA Regulations With Tips for Employer ComplianceOriginally published in Employment in the Law - Spring 2011
    04.08.11  What You Know Could Hurt You: The ADA’s Limitations on Pre-Employment Medical InquiriesOriginally published in Employment in the Law - Spring 2011
    04.04.11  Washington Energy Report - April 4
    04.04.11  Troutman Sanders Wins TILA Trial
    04.01.11  Agencies Announce Interim Final Rule To Implement Statutory Restrictions On The Garnishment of Federal Benefit Payments
    April 2011  The Oil Pollution Act of 1990: A Glance in the Rearview Mirror
    April 2011  In-Store RYO Production: Fighting Back the TTBSmokeshop Magazine
    03.31.11  IRS Guidance on 100% Bonus Depreciation
    03.31.11  Insurance Practice Shortlisted for the Chambers USA Awards for Excellence 2011
    03.31.11  Troutman Partner Glaser Testifies Before Congress on Greenhouse Gas Issue
    03.28.11  Washington Energy Report - March 28
    03.28.11  PCAOB Focuses on Audits of Chinese Reverse Merger Companies
    03.28.11  Senate Energy Committee Seeks Input on Clean Energy Standard
    03.23.11  Supreme Court: Oral Complaints Are Protected by the FLSA
    03.22.11  False-Marking Claims Must Meet Heightened Pleading Standard of Rule 9(b)
    03.17.11  District Court Quashes Bankruptcy Court’s Fraudulent Transfer Decision in the TOUSA, Inc. Case
    03.17.11  New Proposed Air Toxics Rule Would Impose Stringent Emission Limits for All Coal- and Oil-Fired Power Plants
    03.17.11  Tobacco Law Blog Goes "Live"
    03.14.11  Washington Energy Report - March 14
    03.11.11  Class Actions Follow California Supreme Court's Decision in ZIP Code Collection Case
    03.10.11  U.S. Sanctions and Export Restrictions against Libya
    03.09.11  Podcast: Tips from Financial Experts for Getting Funding
    03.09.11  District Court Holds Collection Agency Violates FDCPA for Failing to Comply With State Law Requiring It to Register as a Debt Collector
    03.07.11  Washington Energy Report - March 7
    03.07.11  $2 Million Deal = Big CFIUS Mistake
    03.03.11  After "Cat's Paw" Case, Employers May Still Land On Their Feet
    03.01.11  Potential Government Shutdown Could Trigger Emergency Procedures at FERC
    02.28.11  Washington Energy Report - February 28
    02.28.10  No Common Law Duty to Safeguard Social Security Numbers
    02.25.11  Seventh Circuit Affirms Dismissal of FDCPA Claim Against Debt Collector for Communicating Directly With Debtor's Counsel
    02.25.11  Patent False Marking Provision Declared Unconstitutional
    02.24.11  EPA Releases Long-Awaited Emissions Standards for Boilers and Incinerators: Some Relief for Existing Solid Fuel Sources, Less So for Others
    02.23.11  Federal Government Contractors' Information in FAPIIS Being Made Public
    02.22.11  Washington Energy Report - February 22
    02.22.11  PM Buyout Lawsuit
    02.10.11  House Holds Hearings on Climate Bill – Troutman Partner Glaser Testifies
    02.09.11  Supreme Court of Illinois Rules Consumer Arbitration Clause Unenforceable
    02.08.11  Court Rejects Treasury Challenge to Section 1603 Cost Basis
    02.07.11  Washington Energy Report - February 7
    02.04.11  FINRA Proposes New Private Placement Requirements
    02.03.11  CPSC Extends Stay of Enforcement for Testing and Certification of Lead Content in Children's Products
    02.02.11  MOFCOM Circular on Strengthening the Administration Approval and Filing concerning Foreign Investment in the Real Estate Industry MOFCOM Circular 1542) 商务部办公厅关于加强外商投资房地产业审批备案管理的通知 商办资函 [2010] 1542号
    02.02.11  SAT Circular on the Individual Income Tax Calculation Basis regarding Equity Transfer Earnings (SAT Circular 27) 国家税务总局关于股权转让所得个人所得税计税依据核定问题的公告 国家税务总局公告 [2010] 27号
    02.02.11  SAT & MoF Circular on Enterprise Income Tax Policy concerning Technology Transfer by Resident Enterprise (SAT MoF Circular 111)关于居民企业技术转让有关企业所得税政策问题的通知财税 [2010] 111号
    02.02.11  SAIC Regulations on Prohibiting the Abuse of a Dominant Market Position (SAIC Circular 54) 工商行政管理机关禁止滥用市场支配地位行为的规定 国家工商行政管理局令 第54号
    02.02.11  MoH & MOFCOM Tentative Measures of Administration over Establishment of Wholly-owned Hospitals in Mainland China by Hong Kong and Macao Service Providers (MoH MOFCOM Circular 109) 关于印发《香港和澳门服务提供者在内地设立独资医院管理暂行办法》的通知 卫医政发[2010] 109号
    02.02.11  SAIC Regulations on Prohibiting Monopoly Agreements (SAIC Circular 53) 工商行政管理机关禁止垄断协议行为的规定 国家工商行政管理局令 第53号
    02.02.11  State Council Regulations concerning the Expropriation and Compensation of Premises on Stated-owned Land (State Council Order 590) 国有土地上房屋征收与补偿条例 国务院令 第590号
    02.02.11  State Council Decision on the Amendment to Regulations on Work-related Injury Insurance (State Council Order 586) 国务院关于修改《工伤保险条例》的决定 国务院令 第586号
    02.02.11  NDRC Anti Pricing Monopoly Regulations (NDRC Order 7) 反价格垄断规定 发改委令 第7号
    02.02.11  MHRSS Order on Recognition Measures of Work-related Injury (MHRSS Order 8) 工伤认定办法 人力资源与社会保障部令 第8号
    02.01.11  How to respond to "No"
    02.01.11  Judicial Deference to Agency's Interpretation of TILA Reaches New High Water Mark
    01.31.11  Washington Energy Report - January 31
    01.28.11  Federal Banking Agencies to Propose Rules on Incentive Compensation Structure and Reporting
    01.26.11  SEC Approves "Say on Pay" and "Say When on Pay" Rules
    01.25.11  U.S. Supreme Court Rules That Title VII Protects "Third Parties" From Retaliation
    01.25.11  U.S. Supreme Court Rules That Title VII Protects "Third Parties" From Retaliation
    01.24.11  HSR Transaction and Filing Fee Thresholds Adjusted
    01.24.11  Class Action Against Loan Servicer Dismissed and Class Certification Denied
    01.21.11  Facebook's Raw Deal
    01.21.11  MOFCOM Circular on Strengthening the Administration Approval and Filing concerning Foreign Investment in the Real Estate Industry (MOFCOM Circular 1542) 商务部办公厅关于加强外商投资房地产业审批备案管理的通知 商办资函 [2010] 1542号
    01.19.11  States Negotiate Settlement with Five of the Nation's Largest Mortgage Banks
    01.18.11  District Court Extends Federal Preemption Of State Consumer Claims Under the National Bank Act
    01.18.11  Washington Energy Report - January 18
    01.18.11  Businesses Can Now Register For CPSC Public Product Safety Database Reports
    01.2011  Does Inducement of Patent Infringement Require Actual Knowledge of a Patent?—The Supreme Court’s Review of Global Tech Appliances Inc. v. SEB S.A.BNA’s Patent, Trademark & Copyright Journal
    01.14.11  Massachusetts Court Requires Assignment Of Mortgage Prior To Foreclosure
    January 12, 2011  Surface Transportation Board to Examine Freight Rail Competition
    01.12.11  Employers of Non-US Citizens Need to Comply with Export Rules
    01.11.11  Washington Energy Report - January 11
    01.11.11  March 22, 2011 Deadline to File Reports of "Substantial Equivalence" for Certain Tobacco Products
    01.06.10  FDA Food Safety Modernization Act Signed Into Law
    01.05.11  H-1B Cap and I-9 Audits
    01.05.10  New Year's Checklist for Employers: Did You Miss Any of These Developments in 2010?
    01.04.11  2010 Ends with a Flurry of Activity on Greenhouse Gas Regulatory & Litigation Fronts
    12.28.10  U.S. Treasury Launches Small Business Lending Fund
    12.21.10  Connecticut Attorney General And Best Buy Settle Claims Over Online And In-Store Price Differences
    12.20.10  Treasury Renewable Energy Cash Grant Extended
    December 17, 2010  Measures for Monitoring and Dealing with Illegal Acts related to Contracts (SAIC Measures 51) - 合同违法行为监督处理办法 国家工商总局令 第51号
    December 17, 2010  PRC Social Insurance Law (President's Order 35) - 中华人民共和国社会保险法 主席令 第35号
    December 17, 2010  Unification of Surtax Collection on Domestic and Foreign-invested Enterprises and Individuals (State Council Circular 35) - 国务院关于统一内外资企业和个人城市维护建设税和教育费附加制度的通知 国发 [2010] 35号
    12.16.10  Employment & The Law - Winter 2011
    12.17.10  New Estate and Gift Tax Law a Christmas Gift
    December 17, 2010  SPC Judicial Interpretation (No.3) on Several Issues of the Application of Law for Hearing Labor Dispute Cases (Judicial Interpretation No.3) - 最高人民法院关于审理劳动争议案件适用法律若干问题的解释(三)
    12.17.10  Circular on Issues regarding Preferential Enterprise Income Tax Policy of Technically Advanced Service Enterprises (SAT MoF Circular 65) - 关于技术先进型服务企业有关企业所得税政策问题的通知 财税 [2010] 65号
    December 17, 2010  Registration Measures of Patent Right Pledge (SIPO Order 56) - 专利权质押登记办法 国家知识产权局令第56号
    12.17.10  Administrative Regulations on the Registration of Permanent Representative Offices of Foreign Enterprises (SAIC Order 584) - 外国企业常驻代表机构登记管理条例 国务院令 第584号
    December 17, 2010  PRC Law on the Application of Law to Foreign-related Civil Relations (President's Order 36) - 中华人民共和国涉外民事关系法律适用法 主席令 第36号
    12.17.10  Washington Energy Report - December 17
    12.17.10  Circular on Announcing Added Commodities Prohibitive from Import and/or Export under Processing Trade (GAC Circular 63) - 商务部、海关总署关于增列入加工贸易禁止类目录的商品 公告2010年第63号
    12.16.10  Is Information on Facebook Subject to Discovery Requests? It Depends on Whom You AskOriginally published in Employment in the Law - Winter 2011
    12.16.10  An Employer’s First Line of Defense: The Importance of Good DocumentationOriginally published in Employment in the Law - Winter 2011
    12.16.10  Does Federal Genetic Privacy Law Prohibit Employers from Monitoring Their Employees on Facebook?
    12.16.10  Religion at Work: A Tightrope Walk for EmployersOriginally published in Employment in the Law - Winter 2011
    12.16.10  Leave Me Alone: Avoiding ADA Retaliation Claims Based on Reasonable Accommodation RequestsOriginally published in Employment in the Law - Winter 2011
    12.16.10  Legislative Update: Employment Law on the Back Burner? Uncertainty after Midterm ElectionsOriginally published in Employment in the Law - Winter 2011
    12.16.10  Costly Commutes: An Overview of When Employers Must Pay for Employee Travel TimeOriginally published in Employment in the Law - Winter 2011
    12.15.10  Correcting Document Failures For Deferred Compensation Arrangements Under Code Section 409A
    12.13.10  Court Denies Stay on EPA Greenhouse Gas Rules
    12.13.10  Washington Energy Report - December 13
    12.06.10  Supreme Court Grants Certiorari in Second Circuit Global Warming Nuisance Case
    12.06.10  Washington Energy Report - December 6
    12.06.10  EPA Releases Final Greenhouse Gas "SIP Call" Rule
    December 2010  Cigarette Manufacturers Win Concessions from FDASmokeshop Magazine
    11.30.10  Computer Use Policies – Is Yours Enforceable?
    11.29.10  Escalating Anti-Bribery EnforcementLaw 360
    11.22.10  Washington Energy Report - November 22
    11.22.10  What Conduct Will Expose Officers and Directors to Criminal Enforcement Actions?
    11.19.10  FERC Releases a NOPR on Integrating Variable Energy Resources
    11.18.10  FDA Issues Proposed Rule for New Cigarette Warnings Comments Due: January 11, 2011
    11.18.10  American Made Doesn't Mean What It Used To
    11.15.10  Concerns Grow Over New Dodd-Frank Act Whistleblower Provisions
    11.15.10  Washington Energy Report - November 15
    11.11.10  EPA Finally Issues Guidance on Greenhouse Gas Permitting
    11.11.10  FCPA “Best Practices” Guide
    11.09.10  NLRB Requires “Electronic Posting” For Remedial Notices
    11.08.10  Women-Owned Business Final Rule Issued for Government Contracts
    11.05.10  Government Continues Aggressive Use of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
    11.03.10  Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act -- Proposed FDIC Rule Regarding Orderly Liquidation Authority
    11.03.10  Election Brings BIG Changes to Georgia Law on Non-Compete Agreements
    11.02.10  United States Launches Unfair Trade Investigation of Alleged China Green Tech Subsidies
    11.01.10  RMB Funds in China (Updated November 2010)
    11.01.10  Washington Energy Report - November 1
    10.27.10  2012 Diversity Immigrant Visa Program (DV Lottery): Registration Ending Soon
    10.27.10  Night of the Living . . . Cookies?
    10.25.10  Dodd-Frank Act Increases Protections and Incentives for Whistleblowers
    10.25.10  Washington Energy Report - October 25
    10.21.10  FDA Briefing on Menthol Cigarettes
    10.21.10  Treasury Cash Grant: On-Line Form Follows Construction Guidance
    10.19.10  ATM Offerings – Flexible, Opportunistic Access to Capital
    10.18.10  Washington Energy Report - October 18
    10.15.10  Attorneys General Align to Investigate Mortgage Loan Servicers and Prevent Improper Foreclosures
    10.15.10  Federal Bank Regulators Increase Exam Focus on Executive and Incentive Compensation
    10.24.10  Eastern District of Oklahoma Enforces Medical Professional Services Exclusion
    10.13.10  Supreme Court Grants Cert to Decide the State of Mind Necessary for Induced Infringement
    10.13.10  Banking Foreclosure Issues
    10.12.10  Bonus Depreciation Applies Retroactively in 2010
    10.12.10  Washington Energy Report - October 12
    10.08.10  Roth Conversions for 2010 Require Immediate Action by Plan Sponsors of Defined Contribution Plans
    10.04.10  Washington Energy Report - October 4
    October 2010  Shrinking Tobacco Profits Spark MSA Payment BattleSmokeshop Magazine
    09.30.10  Condominium Apportionment Alert
    09.29.10  The Dangers of Overly Broad Privacy Policies
    09.29.10  Procedural Issues in Civil Litigation in the Richmond Division of the Rocket Docket
    09.28.10  President Obama Signs Bill Creating $30 Billion Small Business Lending Fund
    09.27.10  Washington Energy Report - September 27
    09.21.10  Grimm Sanction for E-Discovery Spoliation: Jail Time
    09.20.10  Examination and Review Standards for Trademarks Containing the Characters "Zhong Guo" and "Guo" as the first Character - 含“中国”及首字为“国”字商标的审查审理标准
    09.20.10  Washington Energy Report - September 20
    09.20.10  Implementation Guideline on Foreign Tax Credit of Enterprises - 关于发布《企业境外所得税收抵免操作指南》的公告
    September 20, 2010  SPC Judicial Interpretation (No. 1) on Several Issues regarding Hearing of Foreign Invested Enterprise Disputes (SPC Interpretation No. 9) - 最高人民法院关于审理外商投资企业纠纷案件若干问题的规定(一)
    09.20.10  Administrative Measures on Enterprise Income Tax of Enterprise Restructuring - 企业重组业务企业所得税管理办法
    September 20, 2010  SAFE Circular on the Administration of Security Provided to Foreign Entities by Domestic Organization (SAFE Circular 39) - 国家外汇管理局关于境内机构对外担保管理问题的通知
    09.20.10  Circular on Several Opinions on Further Improving the Work of Utilizing Foreign Investment (State Council Circular 128) - 国务院办公厅印发贯彻落实国务院关于进一步做好利用外资
    09.17.10  FERC Releases Modified Penalty Guidelines
    09.14.10  IRS Issues Guidance under Codified “Economic Substance” Doctrine
    09.13.10  Washington Energy Report - September 13
    09.07.10  Public Relations Firm Settles FTC Charges That It Posted Misleading Online Product Reviews
    09.03.10  Health Care Reform – Guidance Published For Federal External Review Procedures and Model Notices for Internal Claims and Appeals and External Reviews
    09.02.10  Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform & Consumer Protection Act: Energy Industry Impact Analysis
    09.02.10  New Jersey Wind Power Bill Signed Into Law
    09.01.10  Proposed Small Business Lending Fund Would Provide $30 Billion in Capital Investment to Community Banks
    08.31.10  Annual Filing Required by Recipients of Section 1603 Treasury Cash Grants
    08.26.10  FERC Announces Investigation into PJM Market, Gives Staff Subpoena Power
    08.26.10  Is your business ready for the new UK Bribery Act?
    08.25.10  Significant Amendments Proposed to HSR Form
    08.20.10  Employment & The Law - Summer 2010
    08.20.10  DOE Issues New Loan Guarantee Solicitation
    08.19.10  Immigration Audits Now Focused on I-9s – Are You Ready?Originally published in Employment in the Law - Summer 2010
    08.19.10  Meet the “New EEOC”Originally published in Employment in the Law - Summer 2010
    08.19.10  Speaking of Disabled: The ADA’s Limitations On Disability-Related Inquiries of Current EmployeesOriginally published in Employment in the Law - Summer 2010
    08.19.10  The DOL Clarifies that Non-Traditional Parents Have FMLA Rights, TooOriginally published in Employment in the Law - Summer 2010
    08.19.10  Title VII Class Actions: Has The Ninth Circuit Opened The Floodgates?Originally published in Employment in the Law - Summer 2010
    08.19.10  The Not So Obvious Truth About Managing Employees With Obvious DisabilitiesOriginally published in Employment in the Law - Summer 2010
    08.19.10  Are You Taking Advantage of the HIRE Act?Originally published in Employment in the Law - Summer 2010
    08.19.10  Caution: Kids at Work – The DOL Amends Its Child Labor RegulationsOriginally published in Employment in the Law - Summer 2010
    08.19.10  Legislative Update - Summer 2010Originally published in Employment in the Law - Summer 2010
    08.19.10  Illinois Solar Energy Ramp-Up Bill Signed Into Law
    08.17.10  Additional Greenhouse Gases Regulation Proposed by EPA
    August 16, 2010  Domestic Manufacturers Hit by Dodd-Frank Act
    08.16.10  H-1B and L-1 Fee Increase
    08.13.10  Two Changes Affecting the DOE Loan Guarantee Program
    08.12.10  ITAR Amendments Proposed for Dual Nationals and Third-Country Nationals
    08.11.10  CWA Citizen’s Suit: Court Extends Reach in Chicken Manure Case
    08.11.10  H-1B Employer Investigations
    08.04.10  Counting the Days – Required Timelines for I-9 and E-Verify Completion
    08.02.10  New Regulations for Preventive Services and Appeals Processes Released
    07.30.10  Tonight there's gonna be a jailbreak (of your software?)
    07.29.10  Policing Employment Background Checks
    07.28.10  Measures on Regulation of Payment Services of Non-financial Institution (PBoC Circular 2) - 非金融机构支付服务管理办法
    07.28.10  Federal Gift Card Law to go into Effect in 2010
    July 28, 2010  SPC Circular on the Application of PRC Tort Liability Law (SPC JI 23) - 最高人民法院关于适用《中华人民共和国侵权责任法》若干问题的通知
    July 28, 2010  MOFCOM’s Interim Regulations on Assets or Business Spin-Off by an Operator participating in a Concentration (MOFCOM Circular 41) - 关于实施经营者集中资产或业务剥离的暂行规定
    07.28.10  Circular on Canceling Export Tax Rebates of Certain Commodities (SAT and MoF Circular 57) - 关于取消部分商品出口退税的通知
    07.27.10  New Fee Disclosure Rules Require Action by Plan Fiduciaries and Service Providers of Defined Contribution and Defined Benefit Pension Plans
    07.26.10  Department of Labor Clarifies Break Time Requirements for Nursing Mothers
    07.26.10  Modifications to Electronic I-9 Requirements
    07.26.10  Washington Energy Report - July 26
    07.23.10  We Want Your Vote! Preparing Now For the Inevitable Proxy Access Regime
    07.19.10  Washington Energy Report - July 19
    07.19.10  Financial Reform Bill Limits “Accredited Investors” Under Regulation D
    07.12.10  Washington Energy Report - July 12
    07.08.10  Health Care Developments: DOL Issues Additional Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act FAQ
    07.07.10  Supreme Court Upholds Constitutionality of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002
    07.06.10  Washington Energy Report - July 6
    07.01.10  Circular on Key Issues of China's 2010 Economic Structure Reform (State Council Circular 15) - 国务院批转发展改革委关于2010年深化经济体制改革重点工作意见的通知
    07.01.10  Health Care Reform Developments
    07.01.10  Circular regarding Clarifying Completion Conditions of Developments of Real Estate Development Enterprises (SAT Circular 201) - 国家税务总局关于房地产开发企业开发产品完工条件确认问题的通知
    07.01.10  Circular on Certain Issues regarding Land Value-added Tax Calculation (SAT Circular 220) - 国家税务总局关于土地增值税清算有关问题的通知
    07.01.10  Circular on Issues regarding Delegation of Approval Authority for Foreign Investment (MOFCOM Circular 209) - 商务部关于下放外商投资审批权限有关问题的通知
    June 29, 2010  U.S. Supreme Court Clarifies Liability Standard Applicable to Inland Leg of International Ocean Transportation of Goods
    06.29.10  Regulatory Agencies Release Final Incentive Compensation Guidelines for Banking Organizations
    06.28.10  Washington Energy Report - June 28
    06.28.10  Treasury Cash Grant: When “Construction Begins”
    06.28.10  Washington Energy Report - June 28
    06.28.10  Bilski Disappoints: Supreme Court Leaves Open the Question of Patent Eligibility
    06.21.10  Washington Energy Report - June 21
    06.18.10  Supreme Court’s Decision in City of Ontario v. Quon Does Not Yield Big Changes in Private Workplace Privacy Standards
    06.18.10  The definition of “grandfathered status” under the new Health Care Reform
    06.14.10  Solar City May Be Subject To “Light-Handed” Retail Regulation In Arizona
    06.14.10  Washington Energy Report - June 14
    06.11.10  Federal Circuit’s False Marking Ruling Provides New Relief to Defendants
    06.10.10  Atlanta attorneys on post-TELLABS witness treatment
    06.10.10  The Effects of Changes in Georgia Gun Laws on Georgia Businesses
    07.09.10  Say-on-Pay: Wrong Solution, Wrong Problem
    06.07.10  Washington Energy Report - June 7
    06.02.10  Interim Regulations regarding Protection of Commercial Secrets of Central Enterprises (SASAC Circular 41) - 中央企业商业秘密保护暂行规定
    06.02.10  Circular of Trial Measures regarding the Incorporation of Equity Joint Ventures and Cooperative Joint Ventures in Pudong New District by Domestic Natural Persons - 浦东新区人民政府关于印发《境内自然人在浦东新区投资设立中外合资、中外合作经营企业试行办法》的通知
    06.02.10  Circular on Amending the Implementation Rules of the PRC Law on Administration over the Entry and Exit of Aliens (State Council Order No.575) - 国务院关于修改《中华人民共和国外国人入境出境管理法实施细则》的决定
    06.02.10  Several Opinions on Implementation of SAIC functions to Improve Work for Foreign-invested Enterprise Development (SAIC Circular 94) - 关于充分发挥工商行政管理职能作用进一步做好服务外商投资企业发展工作的若干意见
    06.01.10  Litigating Patent Infringement Cases in the 'Rocket Docket' of the Eastern District of VirginiaIntellectual Property & Law Journal
    06.01.10  Washington Energy Report - June 1
    06.01.10  Examining the “Rocket Docket”
    06.01.10  RMB Funds in China (Updated June 2010)
    06.01.10  Consumer Law Newsletter - Summer 2010
    June 2010  The PACT ActSmokeshop Magazine
    05.27.10  Will Supreme Court’s Ruling in Quon v. Ontario Yield Big Changes for Private Employers?
    05.26.10  Visa Application Fees to Increase
    05.25.10  Supreme Court Denies Certiorari in Textron Case
    05.24.10  Washington Energy Report - May 24
    05.24.10  NFL Joint Licensing Is Subject to Antitrust Scrutiny
    05.19.10  Federal Regulators Target Banks and Bank Holding Companies for Deficient Financial Reporting
    05.18.10  Health Care Reform Developments: Coverage of Adult Children until Age 26
    05.18.10  Erving Industries, Inc.: The Sale of Electricity May Be Entitled to a Priority Claim Under Section 503(b)(9) of the Bankruptcy Code
    05.18.10  EPA Finally Issues “Tailoring Rule,” Now With Even Higher Thresholds
    05.17.10  Washington Energy Report - May 17
    05.17.10  Red Flags Rule Scheduled to Take Effect June 1, 2010
    05.13.10  Senators Kerry and Lieberman Present New Climate Bill
    05.13.10  The Green Card Gets a Makeover
    05.10.10  Washington Energy Report - May 10
    05.07.10  Insurance & Reinsurance 2009 | A Year In Review
    05.07.10  D&O and Professional Liability 2009 | A Year In Review
    05.06.10  Historic Coal Ash Disposal Regulations Finally Proposed by EPA
    05.04.10  EPA Issues Proposed MACT Standards for Industrial Boilers
    May 4, 2010  FDA Issues Notice of New Regulations to Ensure Sanitary Transportation of Food
    05.03.10  Washington Energy Report - May 3
    04.27.10  CBRC Loan Measures - 银监会公布并实施《流动资金贷款管理暂行办法》
    April 27, 2010  Several Issues Concerning the Supply and Supervision of Land for Construction (Real Estate Circular 34) - 国土资源部关于加强房地产用地供应和监管有关问题的通知
    April 27, 2010  Several Opinions on Further Improving the Work of Utilizing Foreign Investment (State Council Circular 9) - 国务院关于进一步做好利用外资工作的若干意见
    04.26.10  Washington Energy Report - April 26
    04.23.10  U.S. Supreme Court Holds That FDCPA Bona Fide Error Defense Does Not Apply to Mistake of Law
    04.19.10  Washington Energy Report - April 19
    04.16.10  Breaks for Nursing Mothers Quietly Becomes the Law
    04.15.10  FERC’s Recent Order Regarding QF Filing Requirements and Additional Implications
    04.14.10  Health Care Reform - Employer Focus for 2010
    04.14.10  “Economic Substance” and Renewable Energy Financing
    04.12.10  Employment & The Law - Spring 2010
    04.13.10  Philadelphia Newspapers’ credit bid decision – How does losing the absolute right to credit bid in a sale under a plan of reorganization impact lenders and borrowers?
    04.12.10  Expect Inspections: More Resources for OSHA Equals Increased ScrutinyOriginally published in Employment & The Law - Spring 2010
    04.12.10  Easy Come, Easy Go: State Rules on Post-Termination Forfeitures of Bonuses and CommissionsOriginally published in Employment & The Law - Spring 2010
    04.12.10  Key Business and Individual Tax Provisions Included in Recently Enacted Health Care Reform
    04.12.10  Washington Energy Report - April 12
    04.12.10  Legislative Update - Spring 2010Originally published in Employment & The Law - Spring 2010
    04.12.10  Sticks and Stones: Practical Suggestions for Preventing a Hostile Work Environment Based on Profane or Offensive WordsOriginally published in Employment & The Law - Spring 2010
    04.12.10  Is Your Company’s Maternity Leave Policy Legal? The EEOC May Not Think SoOriginally published in Employment & The Law - Spring 2010
    04.12.10  The Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act of 2008: A Year in ReviewOriginally published in Employment & The Law - Spring 2010
    04.12.10  Time to Get the Message: How Employers Can Address the Influx of Text Messaging in the WorkplaceOriginally published in Employment & The Law - Spring 2010
    04.08.10  Is Your Company’s Unpaid Internship Legal?
    04.07.10  Coal And Nuclear - A History Worth Repeating
    04.05.10  PACT Act Passage Could Lead to More Criminal Enforcement
    04.05.10  Washington Energy Report - April 5
    04.02.10  It’s Official: EPA Is Now Regulating GHGs Under Clean Air Act
    04.01.10  U.S. Supreme Court Establishes Open Door Policy to State-Law, Federal-Court Class Actions
    03.31.10  House Bill 4849 –Time May Be Running Out on 2-Year GRATs
    03.29.10  DOE, DOI, and Army Corps Sign MOU on Hydropower
    03.29.10  Washington Energy Report - March 29
    03.29.10  Health Care Reform is Now Law
    03.26.10  Landmark Health Reform Law Includes New Fraud And Abuse Provisions
    03.25.10  Class Action Claims Under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Dismissed
    03.23.10  FDA Final Rule Outlaws Certain Brand Names
    03.23.10  Ariad v. Eli Lilly: An En Banc Federal Circuit Reaffirms a Separate Written Description Requirement
    03.22.10  Washington Energy Report - March 22
    03.15.10  Washington Energy Report - March 15
    03.10.10  IRS Will Not Assert That Grants Made By DOE Under Smart Grid Investment Matching Grant Program Are Taxable
    03.10.10  Changes to Form 5500 Process Require Plan Sponsor Attention
    03.08.10  Washington Energy Report - March 8
    03.08.10  Another Week, More Developments on EPA Regulation of GHGs
    03.04.10  SPC Notice Clarifying Enforcement of Hong Kong Arbitral Award in Mainland China
    03.04.10  SPC Notice on the Enforcement of Hong Kong Arbitral Award in Mainland China - 最高人民法院关于香港仲裁裁决在内地执行的有关问题的通知
    March 4, 2010  SPC Notice on Standards of Jurisdiction for the People's Courts at All Levels to Receive Intellectual Property Rights related Cases at the First Instance - 关于调整地方各级人民法院管辖第一审知识产权民事案件标准的通知
    03.03.10  Note to SEC: “reasonably likely to be enacted”? You have got to be kidding!
    03.03.10  H-1 Status Under Attack
    03..03.10  Update: Financing Renewables with Treasury Grants
    03.02.10  SEC Amends Rules Requiring Internet Availability of Proxy Materials
    03.02.10  Fifth Circuit Grants Rehearing En Banc in Comer Climate Change Tort Litigation
    03.01.10  Washington Energy Report - March 1
    03.01.10  Maneuvering Intensifies as EPA GHG Regulation, Showdown on Murkowski Resolution Near
    02.25.10  New “Deliberate Indifference” Standard May Make it Easier for Patent Owners to Prove Inducement of Infringement
    02.24.10  DOJ Settlement with Keyspan Illustrates How Antitrust Enforcement May Supplement FERC Market Manipulation Authority
    02.24.10  Indiana Court of Appeals Affirms Summary Judgment on Late Notice in Favor of Insurers
    02.22.10  Washington Energy Report - February 22
    02.19.10  Congressional Report Warns of Commercial Real Estate Crisis and Discusses Proactive Strategies to Potentially Minimize Losses
    02.18.10  IRS Begins Employment Tax Compliance Audits
    02.16.10  Washington Energy Report - February 16
    February 2010  Classifying Electronic CigarettesSmokeshop Magazine
    02.12.10  New Interim Patent Term Adjustment Procedures Drawing to a Close
    02.11.10  Do Last Year’s Risk Factors Look Good? Not So Fast...
    02.10.10  Weekly Flu News - February 10
    02.10.10  Illinois Supreme Court Strikes Down Statutory Cap on Non-Economic Damages in Medical Malpractice Actions
    02.08.10  Washington Energy Report - February 8
    02.08.10  Insurers Prevail Before Nebraska Supreme Court in Environmental Coverage Dispute
    02.05.10  SEC Publishes Interpretive Guidance on Disclosure Requirements Relating to Climate Change
    02.04.10  Efforts of State Attorneys General to Avoid Federal Court Jurisdiction Continue
    02.03.10  Small Business Lending Fund Proposed for Community Banks
    02.01.10  Foreign Representative Offices Registration Administration Circular
    February 1, 2010  Real Estate Tax and Urban Land Use Tax Circular - 财政部 国家税务总局关于房产税城镇土地使用税有关问题的通知
    02.01.10  Foreign Investment Encouraged in Domestic Enterprises - 鼓励外资以并购方式参与国内企业兼并重组
    February 1, 2010  SPC Increases Transparency of Judicial Proceedings - 最高人民法院印发<<关于司法公开的六项规定>>的通知
    02.01.10  Washington Energy Report - February 1
    February 1, 2010  Supreme Court Interpretation on Hearing Patent Right Infringement Disputes - 最高人民法院关于审理侵犯专利权纠纷案件应用法律若干问题的解释
    02.01.10  Public Utility Disclosure of Impending Regulatory Changes for Coal Ash By Product Storage
    February 1, 2010  Technology Export Encouragement Circular - 关于鼓励技术出口的若干意见
    02.01.10  IIT Collection Circular - 关于个人转让上市公司限售股所得征收个人所得税有关问题的通知
    February 1, 2010  PRC Tort Liability Law - 中华人民共和国侵权责任法
    02.01.10  Foreign Representative Offices Registration Administration Circular - 国家工商行政管理总局、公安部关于进一步加强外国企业常驻代表机构登记管理的通知
    01.29.10  Hemi Group Decision Will Reshape Cigarette Marketing Laws
    01.29.10  Announcement 2010-9: IRS Intends to Require Disclosure of Uncertain Tax Positions by Business Taxpayers
    01.29.10  FDIC Seeks Comment on Incorporating Employee Compensation Structures into Bank Risk Assessment System
    01.29.10  Texas District Court Applies Eight Corners Rule to Duty to Pay Policy
    01.27.10  Weekly Flu News - January 27
    01.27.10  SEC Issues Interpretive Guidance on Current Disclosure Requirements Concerning Matters Relating to Climate Change
    01.26.10  Reporting on “Meaningful Use” of Electronic Health Record Technology, CMS Wants Your Input
    01.25.10  False Marking Penalties Dramatically Increased by Recent Federal Circuit Decision
    01.25.10  Washington Energy Report - January 25
    01.21.10  Weekly Flu News - January 21
    01.20.10  Recent Illinois Insurance-Related Opinions Part 2 - Section 155
    01.20.10  Recent Illinois Insurance-Related Opinions Part 4 - Target Tender; Waiver
    01.20.10  Recent Illinois Insurance-Related Opinions
    01.20.10  Recent Illinois Insurance-Related Opinions Part 1 - Target Tender
    01.20.10  Recent Illinois Insurance-Related Opinions Part 3 - Coverage for Qui-tam Suits
    01.19.10  Government Subsidy for COBRA Premiums – Part V: DOL Issues Updated Model Notices
    01.19.10  Free Review Service for I-9 Compliance
    01.18.10  Washington Energy Report - January 18
    01.15.10  The Proposed Rule is Out but How Do You Demonstrate “Meaningful Use” of Electronic Health Record Technology?
    01.15.10  NAAG Creates New State-Federal Task Force on Mortgage Enforcement
    01.13.10  Weekly Flu News - January 13
    01.11.10  Washington Energy Report - January 11
    01.06.10  Weekly Flu News - January 6, 2010
    01.04.10  Do You Need A Codicil Or Trust Amendment To Protect Your Family If You Die In 2010 (And Before The Effective Date Of Any Change In The Law)?
    12.31.09  The Wait is Over: ONC and CMS Issue Regulations Regarding the Definition of “Meaningful Use” and Standards for Electronic Health Records
    12.30.09  Weekly Flu News - December 30
    12.23.09  Temporary Estate Tax Repeal In Effect – At Least For Now, And May Offer Planning Opportunities
    12.22.09  Government Subsidizes COBRA Premiums – Part IV
    12.21.09  Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act - 11th Update
    12.21.09  Washington Energy Report - December 21
    12.18.09  The Path Forward for Public Energy Companies Facing Changed Proxy Rules
    12.17.09  Department of Energy Announced Final Rules Reversing Position on First Lien Requirement of Section 1702 for Section 1703 Loan Guarantees
    12.16.09  Weekly Flu News - December 16
    December 2009  Over-reaching, Right Out of the Starting GateSmokeshop Magazine
    12.14.09  The New FDA Guidance on the Listing of Ingredients in Tobacco Products
    12.14.09  Washington Energy Report - December 14
    12.11.09  Guidelines on Trade Mark Right Pledge - 国家工商行政管理总局注册商标专用权质权登记程序规定
    December 11, 2009  NAFMII: Non-Financial Corporate Debt-Financing Instruments - 银行间债券市场非金融企业债务融资工具管理办法
    12.11.09  Individual Income Tax Policy Implementations - 国家税务总局关于明确个人所得税若干政策执行问题的通知
    December 11, 2009  SPC: Company's Mandatory Liquidation - 最高人民法院印发《关于审理公司强制清算案件工作座谈会纪要》的通知
    December 11, 2009  Operator's Concentration Filing Measures - 经营者集中申报办法
    December 11, 2009  Operator's Concentration Examination Measures - 经营者集中审查办法
    December 11, 2009  VAT Refund: Implementation of "Assessment Before Refund" - 国家税务总局关于增值税即征即退实施先评估后退税有关问题的通知
    December 11, 2009  Regulations on Security Services - 国务院发布保安服务管理条例
    12.11.09  Deed Tax Collection: State-owned Land Use Right Grant Clarification - 国家税务总局关于明确国有土地使用权出让契税计税依据的批复
    December 11, 2009  New Form of Foreign Investment – Foreign-invested Partnership ("FIP")
    12.11.09  Lease Contracts of Urban Premises Case Interpretations - 最高人民法院关于审理城镇房屋租赁合同纠纷案件具体应用法律若干问题的解释
    December 11, 2009  Processing Trade: Outsourcing Processing for Bonded Goods - 关于加工贸易保税货物外发加工业务有关事项的通知
    December 11, 2009  VAT Collection: Assets Restructuring - 关于纳税人资产重组有关增值税政策问题的批复
    12.11.09  Foreign Exchange Collective Operation Regulations - 国家外汇管理局关于发布《境内企业内部成员外汇资金集中运营管理规定》的通知
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    12.04.09  Red Flags Rule Opinion regarding Attorney Compliance with Rule Released
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    December 2, 2009  STB Opens Proceeding on Coal Dust Rules
    12.01.09  Consumer Law Newsletter - Winter 2009
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    11.24.09  ICE Announces 1,000 New Workplace Audits
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    11.11.09  Recent Legislation Expands NOL Carryback Provision, Allowing Loss Companies of All Sizes to Obtain Cash Refunds in Time of Need
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    11.09.09  Washington Energy Report
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    11.03.09  FDIC Releases Commercial Real Estate Loan Workout Guidelines
    11.02.09  Washington Energy Report
    11.02.09  Deadline Approaches to Bring Qualified Performance-Based Compensation into Compliance with Section 162(m)
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    10.29.09  SEC Staff Legal Bulletin No. 14E (CF) Executive Summary
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