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May 12, 2017

Two County Fracking Prohibitions Succeed While One Fails: Exactly what the Voting Leads to Santa Barbara, San Benito, and Mendocino Counties Mean for that Oil & Gas Industry in California

Two County Fracking Prohibitions Succeed While One Fails: Exactly what the Voting Leads to Santa Barbara, San Benito, and Mendocino Counties Mean for that Oil & Gas Industry in California On Election Day, Tuesday, November. 4, three counties in California presented voters with measures to ban hydraulic fracturing along with other types of intensive gas […]

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May 9, 2017

Bad Faith Sentinel – March 2014

Bad Faith Sentinel – March 2014 CONTENTS – United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit: An Absence of Ascertainable Damages Does Not Preclude an Award of Punitive Damages for Bad Faith pages 1 – 2 – Northern District of Alabama: Insurer Properly Investigated Claim of Damage to Mobile Home By Having Multiple Adjusters […]

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May 7, 2017

Impact of Reclassification on Pole Attachments

Impact of Reclassification on Pole Attachments The Order recognizes that the deployment of communications networks and broadband infrastructure depends heavily on access to utility poles on reasonable rates, terms and conditions. Accordingly, the Order declined to forebear from applying the federal Pole Attachment Act (Section 224), and associated FCC rules, with respect to providers of broadband […]

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May 5, 2017

Corporate and Financial Weekly Digest – Volume XI, Issue 2

Corporate and Financial Weekly Digest – Volume XI, Issue 2 BROKER-DEALER – 2016 Examination Priorities Announced By SEC – On The month of january 11, the Registration released work of Compliance Inspections and Examinations’ (OCIE) 2016 examination priorities, which aim to address: (1) the security of retail investors, particularly individuals saving for retirement (2) the […]

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May 3, 2017

Your daily dose of financial news The Brief – 5.23.16

Your daily dose of financial news The Brief – 5.23.16 We’ve got numbers for Bayer’s unsolicited bid to buy Monsanto—a cash offer of $62 billion, representing a 37% premium on Monsanto’s May 9 closing price – NYTimes and WSJ and Bloomberg Once again, newly released documents are giving us a better idea of what was […]

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May 1, 2017

U.S. Supreme Court Denies Antitrust Protection for State Professional Boards

U.S. Supreme Court Denies Antitrust Protection for State Professional Boards In a 6-3 decision in North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners v. Federal Trade Commission, the United States Supreme Court ruled today that state professional boards comprised of active professionals in the occupation the board regulates cannot invoke state-action antitrust immunity unless the board […]

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April 29, 2017

Former Olympics Sponsor Settles With SEC for $25 Million Over FCPA Violations

Former Olympics Sponsor Settles With SEC for $25 Million Over FCPA Violations On May 20, BHP Billiton Limited. and BHP Billiton Plc (BHPB), a worldwide sources company that backed the 2008 Beijing Summer time Olympics, settled Registration charges of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) violations. The SEC discovered that BHPB violated the FCPA by neglecting […]

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April 27, 2017

Final Text of Trans-Off-shore Partnership Released

Final Text of Trans-Off-shore Partnership Released At lengthy last, the ultimate text from the Trans-Off-shore Partnership, a totally free trade agreement among twelve Off-shore Rim nations, has been distributed around the general public. The chapter on ip, however, doesn’t have the symptoms of any material changes associated with exclusivity for brand new biologics in the […]

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April 26, 2017

New You are able to City Taxi Commisioner Meera Joshi questions British requirement of Uber motorists

New You are able to City Taxi Commisioner Meera Joshi questions British requirement of Uber motorists Photo: Buck Ennis New You are able to City Taxi Commissioner Meera Joshi The city’s taxi and limousine commissioner elevated doubts Monday a good British-language requirement of taxi as well as for-hire motorists suggested through the City Council. Motorists […]

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