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We recently posted about a critical ruling out of New York’s intermediate state appellate court, the case of ACE Securities Corp. v. DB Structured Products, Inc., 977 N.Y.S.2d 229, 231 (N.Y.A.D. 1st Dept. Dec. 19, 2013). In that case, the Appellate...

In this issue: - Preface - Current Issues in the Oil Sands - Introduction - Advantages of Investing in the Oil Sands - Challenges - Location and Extraction - Emerging Technologies - Players and Projects - Market...

Last month, the CFPB began using new templates for its examination reports and supervisory letters (collectively, “reports’). The template changes were announced in the CFPB’s Winter 2013 Supervisory Report, which highlights supervision work...

The FBI’s Warning: Point-of-sale (POS) systems are under attack. In the wake of breaches at Neiman Marcus, Target and other stores over the 2013 holiday season, the FBI is now warning retailers to expect similar cyber attacks in the coming months....

The global nature of many price-fixing cartels gives rise to unique challenges for obtaining evidence located outside the jurisdiction. Originally published in Competition Law360 on January 31, 2014....

The US Supreme Court issued a ruling that will make it easier for an employer to avoid paying unionized employees for time spent putting on and taking off certain protective gear....
By: XpertHR - Partnered with LexisNexis

Candidates released their fundraising numbers for 2013. On the DFL side, incumbent Governor Mark Dayton raised just over $1 million in 2013 with $470,000 of that in the last quarter. Not surprising anyone, businessman Scott Honour ranked first among...

With attention turned towards the renewal of the African Growth & Opportunity Act (AGOA), some have called for South Africa to be graduated from the duty preference program because of its well-developed infrastructure and labor force. Some have also...

A gym teacher has sued Trinity School in Manhattan alleging that the school violated anti-discrimination laws by firing him because he is a straight married man with children, and that his lesbian boss gave preferential treatment to younger, single...

A closely followed Yelp lawsuit in the suburbs of Washington, D.C., didn't end with a clear winner. A jury found that a homeowner had indeed defamed a contractor by writing scathing reviews on Yelp and Angie's List.

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