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April 4, 2017

Emerging Trends in Project Delivery: Design-Build-Maintain Contracting for Surface Transportation Projects

Emerging Trends in Project Delivery: Design-Build-Maintain Contracting for Surface Transportation Projects In the modern U.S. history of public-private partnerships, the prevailing project delivery models have been the toll concession and the availability payment contract.  In both cases, the private party raises equity and debt financing and takes responsibility and risk for completing design, constructing and […]

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April 4, 2017

2015 UK Autumn Statement – business tax update

2015 UK Autumn Statement – business tax update This year’s Autumn Statement proved to be rather quiet on the corporate tax front, contrasting with the recent OECD/BEPS led activity in the international arena. Perhaps this was in part due to the relatively recent Summer Budget and the fact that the Chancellor had benefitted from an […]

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March 30, 2017

Federal Government Creates New Retirement Savings Option: MyRA

Federal Government Creates New Retirement Savings Option: MyRA In his 2014 State of the Union message, President Obama announced a new retirement savings program for people who do not currently have an employer-sponsored plan. The new investment product, called myRA, is a starter savings account aimed at low- and middle- income workers. Similar to a […]

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March 23, 2017

Weekly Web Wrap-Up

Weekly Web Wrap-Up Welcome to Sheppard Mullin’s Weekly Web Wrap-Up, a quick list of the past week’s top news in the social media, gaming, and virtual goods and currencies industries curated by Social Media & Games Team.  Here are some of the stories that we’ve been reading: Facebook and Activision Level Up Gaming Partnership Live […]

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March 10, 2017

Health Facilities May Be Insuring Doctors Without Knowing It

Health Facilities May Be Insuring Doctors Without Knowing It A September 29 ruling by the New Jersey Supreme Court effectively makes a health facility liable for the professional negligence of a medical staff member who doesn’t have malpractice insurance or who has insurance that doesn’t cover the acts in question. Dr. Kaul performed a spinal […]

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March 8, 2017

Cap Gap Expiration Approaching: Some Employees’ Work Authorization May End on October 1, 2015

Cap Gap Expiration Approaching: Some Employees’ Work Authorization May End on October 1, 2015 Fiscal year 2016 cap-subject H-1B petitions selected and approved by USCIS will be valid starting October 1, 2015. However, as October 1, 2015 approaches, many cap-subject H-1B petitions remain pending at both the California and Vermont Service Centers. While this delay […]

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March 5, 2017

MALAYSIA – NEW EMPLOYMENT PASS CATEGORY ANNOUNCED (EPIII)

MALAYSIA – NEW EMPLOYMENT PASS CATEGORY ANNOUNCED (EPIII) On July 15, 2015, the Malaysian Expatriate Services Division (ESD) implemented a new work authorization category, the Employment Pass III (EPIII). The EPIII category is intended for foreign nationals who will earn less than MYR 5,000.00 per month, the current minimum salary amount for regular Employment Pass […]

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March 5, 2017

Health Care E-Note – September 2014

Health Care E-Note – September 2014 In This Issue: – Doctors, Insurers Critical of Medicare Physician Fee Schedule – Health Spending Expected to Increase Modestly Over Next Decade – U.S. Hospitals Have Highest Administrative Costs Globally – Hospital Computer Networks Being Targeted by Cybercriminals – With Rise of High-Deductible Plans, Hospitals Offer Patients Loans – […]

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March 4, 2017

In Case You Missed It: Launch Links – Week of January 24, 2016

In Case You Missed It: Launch Links – Week of January 24, 2016 [author: Jared Brenner] Some interesting links we found across the web this week: Last-minute change to privacy bill adds tension to US-EU negotiations Privacy law is easy for companies to overlook until a problem arises, and even more so on an international […]

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