Fiona Le Poidevin, Chief Executive of Guernsey Finance, explains why the island remains one of the most respected domiciles for the alternative investment industry.
With the Eurozone still struggling to recover, Patricia White, of Legis Fund Services, outlines how Guernsey continues to grow.
Paul Richard of Willis Finex Global explains how the AIFMD will impact fund managers from an insurance and capital requirements perspective.
A deeply divided en banc panel of the Federal Circuit has ruled that a computerized platform for reducing risk in financial trading offered by Alice Corp. was merely an abstract concept that's ineligible for patent protection.
Today, CMS announced they are making up to $1 billion available for Health Care Innovation Awards.
Mexico’s new Federal Labor Law took effect on December 1, 2012, and this reform seeks to modernize Mexico’s labor law.
In a brief ruling last week, a California state court dismissed a closely watched lawsuit charging Delta Air Lines with failure to comply with state privacy laws for mobile applications.
Under Fed. R. Civ. P. 26(b)(3)(B), a court concluding that an adversary can overcome a litigant's work product protection "must protect against disclosure of the mental impressions, conclusions, opinions, or legal theories of a party's attorney or other representative concerning the litigation."
Last week the Senate agreed to vote on Marilyn Tavenner’s nomination to lead the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS); the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced an initiative that will give consumers information on what hospitals charge and posted an initial set of data on CMS’ website; two major Medicare authorizing committees launched significant sustainable growth rate (SGR) reform initiatives; HHS opened the door to a bifurcated exchange approach by allowing Uta
The California legislature is busily at work, staying at the forefront with the development of data privacy laws. More than 15 bills related to data privacy concerns are currently making their way through the legislature, and they are catching the attention of the business world.
On April 19, 2013, the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) published Final Rules of Practice and Procedure (78 Fed. Reg. 23474-487).
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has recently settled its first lawsuit involving a discrimination claim based on an applicant’s genetic history.
Way back on October 4, 2011, we asked whether any of you were ever in a situation where you had to produce a urine sample as part of routine drug testing, or were in a football stadium bathroom with a line of impatient fans behind you who had been drinking beer for hours and were muttering menacingly because you just froze up?
Three contractors were found by the California Labor Commissioner to have "willfully" violated state wage and apprenticeship laws.
Recently, the SEC settled with the City of Harrisburg over violations of Rule 10b-5 in connection with material misstatements and omissions made by the City in its public statements and financial information, during a multi-year period.
In light of the decision of 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in U.S. v. Caronia, the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America is advocating for the Food & Drug Administration to change its regulations to allow for certain types of off-label promotion.
In the American legal system, attorneys’ fees and costs are not recoverable as damages unless expressly authorized by statute.
The form of 2012 New Markets Tax Credit Allocation Agreement has been released by the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund.
A discussion on the continuing resolution that funds the government for the rest of this fiscal year: the House and Senate budget resolutions, the upcoming debt ceiling fight; and, finally, the President's budget request for FY2014.