The risks faced by investors, owners and contractors on large infrastructure projects in Asia, South America, Africa and other developing nations are varied.
This week, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (“CDC”) reported that the outbreak of Ebola in Nigeria could be coming to an end, with no new Ebola cases since August 31, and the last patient under surveillance released on September 23.
Yesterday the Federal Election Commission adopted rules to implement the Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United v. FEC.
Colleges, universities and anyone offering postsecondary education, take note: The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) continues to target alleged unfair and deceptive practices related to the student loan and financial aid process.
California Requires Identity Theft Protection for Data-Breached Customers
FEC Updates Rules in Response to Citizens United and McCutcheon, Approves Request On Presidential Nominating Conventions
At today’s public meeting, the FEC updated its rules in response to the Supreme Court decisions in Citizens United v. FEC and McCutcheon v. FEC, and approved an advisory opinion allowing the Democratic and Republican national party committees to establish separate committees to raise convention funds under a separate contribution limit.
Bottom Line Up Front: Contractors who provide labor, materials, or products to federal agencies that do not meet the specifications / qualifications called for by the contract are likely violating the False Claims Act.
In recent years State Attorneys General (AGs) frequently have played the role of both active litigant and friend-of-the-court in cases before the U.S. Supreme Court, and the upcoming 2014 term is proving to be no different.
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to settle a conflict in lower federal and state courts regarding whether judicial candidates may personally solicit campaign contributions.