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The Nevada legislature has gone a long way to insulate directors of Nevada corporations from liability. Directors, however, are not entirely immune as was recently illustrated in Judge Barry Ted Moskowitz' recent ruling in Odyssey Reinsurance Co. v....

On July 11, 2019, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) issued Regulatory Notice 19-23 (the Notice) “to restate and supplement” existing guidance on the circumstances under which it would award credit for “extraordinary cooperation” in...

This webinar will address how the government and relators have applied false claims act theories of liability to government loan insurance and guaranty programs, including recent developments involving promissory fraud and VA loans......

On 4 July 2019 the Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) published its findings following a review of the safeguarding arrangements in 11 non-bank payment service providers (“PSPs”). The FCA requires that all non-bank PSPs to self-certify that they are...

On July 3, 2019, Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law Senate Bill 188, the Crown Act (Create a Respectful and Open Workplace for Natural Hair). The text of the law includes an explanation for its purpose. In pertinent part, SB 188 states that the...

Considerable thought and commentary has been given to the numerous technical features introduced by P.L. 115-97 (Dec. 22, 2017), colloquially referred to as the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” (the “TCJA”). Nearly one-and-a half years post-reform, tax...

Where does my prescription come from? Has it been altered or diluted? Can I trust the label? With millions of prescriptions filled each year, quality control and security across the pharmaceutical supply chain seems like a herculean task. In an...

TQ Delta LLC v. Dish Network LLC - Before: Newman, Linn, and Wallach. Appeal from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Summary: The rights of parties in an IPR are not violated when the PTAB provides adequate notice of the PTAB’s understanding of...

Contractors and suppliers are sometimes challenged to secure a claim for past due payment with a lien on the project, all subject to lien laws that vary throughout the United States. In Arizona, as in most states, the contractor must have a sound...

In Rural Mut. Ins. Co. v. Lester Bldgs., LLC 2019 WI 70, 2019 Wisc. LEXIS 272, the Supreme Court of Wisconsin considered whether a subrogation waiver clause in a construction contract between the defendant and the plaintiff’s insured violated...

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