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April 15, 2013

Weekly Update Newsletter – September 2014 #4

Weekly Update Newsletter – September 2014 #4 GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS Audit Report 14-18: Evaluation of Select 8(a) Business Development and HUBZone Contract Awards The Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued Evaluation Report 14-18, Evaluation of Select 8(a) Business Development and HUBZone Contract Awards, on September 24, 2014.  The evaluation identified over $400 million in contract actions […]

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April 6, 2013

Advertising Law

Advertising Law In This Issue: Lee Phillips Recognized as Lawyer of the Year by Beverly Hills Bar Association FTC Checks-In a Victory in Dispute with Wyndham Over Power to Regulate Data Security Actress Sues for $6M Over a Single Tweet Including Her Image Jerk.com Scam Results in FTC Complaint Samsung Bears the Brunt of Obama, […]

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April 1, 2013

Third party arbitration funding gets support in Hong Kong

Third party arbitration funding gets support in Hong Kong The Law Reform Commission of Hong Kong recently published a Consultation Paper recommending that the Arbitration Ordinance should be amended to expressly permit third party arbitration funding along with appropriate ethical and financial standards for funders. Third party funding arrangements are usually motivated by a party’s […]

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March 30, 2013

Teacher With Fear of Children Not Entitled to ADA Accommodation

Teacher With Fear of Children Not Entitled to ADA Accommodation The Americans with Disabilities Act requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations that allow a disabled employee to perform the essential functions of the job. However, not all accommodation requests are reasonable. The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals recently rejected a claim by a teacher with a mental […]

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March 29, 2013

Internal Revenue Service Issues Stern Warning To Non-Compliant Taxpayers With Offshore Holdings

Internal Revenue Service Issues Stern Warning To Non-Compliant Taxpayers With Offshore Holdings Just one day after the October 15 deadline for filing personal income tax returns on extension, the Internal Revenue Service issued a strongly-worded warning to non-compliant taxpayers: take action now to fix your problem, or face serious consequences. At the same time, the IRS […]

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