October 1st 2014 marks the beginning of fiscal year 2015 and a new sequestration reduction rate for whistleblower awards. According to an OMB Report on the reductions for fiscal year 2015, every award payment made to a whistleblower under section 7623 on or after October 1, 2014, and on or before September 30, 2015, will be reduced by the sequestration rate of 7.3 percent. That reduction rate is up slightly from fiscal year 2014’s reduction rate of 7.2 percent.
The Connecticut Supreme Court Restricts the Plaintiff’s Ability to Rely On the “Malfunction Doctrine” to Support a Product Liability Claim
A recent decision handed down by the Connecticut Supreme Court may significantly impact the way product liability lawsuits are litigated within the state of Connecticut in the future.
In early 2013, the German competition authority (Bundeskartellamt) opened investigations into the German online distribution systems of sporting goods manufacturers Adidas and Asics.
Earlier this year, we began a series of blog entries to update our readers on legislative efforts on Capitol Hill that affect stakeholders within the product safety arena.
In an important decision, the US District Court for the District of Columbia yesterday dismissed a constitutional challenge to the SEC’s “pay to play” rule, which restricts contributions and fundraising by some individuals who are associated with hedge funds, private equity funds, and other registered investment advisers.
A marijuana lobby or super PAC? Unheard of. Until now – thanks in large part to regulation of marijuana businesses.
Adaptive reuse of older, unused, or under-used buildings is considered by many to be an important component of sustainable and environmentally-friendly development.
Did Plaintiff paint himself into a corner, when he expanded a business and took on $100 million in personal guarantees, or did his attorneys fail him later, when litigation began? That’s the question in Lichtenstein v Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP 2014 NY Slip Op 06242 Decided on September 18, 2014 Appellate Division, First Department.
More than a third of United States businesses are either bringing back or considering bringing back manufacturing activity to the U.S. through “reshoring.”
Seattle’s second State-licensed retail marijuana storefront — our client, Uncle Ike’s – is officially opening for business today in Capitol Hill at 23rd and Union.