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What follows are several “lessons learned” from recent cases where courts either slashed class counsel’s fee request or rejected a proposed settlement altogether due to inappropriate fee terms.
June 25, 2015
Publications
This article surveys recent developments in employee benefits law from fall 2013 through fall 2014.
Winter 2015
Publications
Our Federal Tax Group examines the tax issue that really matters in the wake of the IRS’s soft announcement on spinoffs of subsidiaries.
July 1, 2015
Advisories
Alston & Bird was recently named a “Hedge Fund Law Firm” by Hedge Fund Alert for the third consecutive year and singled out by CTA Intelligence as the top firm for client service to the investment funds industry. We sat down with Tim Selby, head of the firm’s Investment Management Practice and president of the New York Hedge Fund Roundtable, to discuss industry challenges and trends for the remainder of 2015, in addition to recent firm accolades.
June 29, 2015
Interviews
Our Chemical & Product Regulation Group examines the UK’s new Modern Slavery Act of 2015, modeled on California’s law, and what companies need to do now to comply with both.
June 29, 2015
Advisories
The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in King v. Burwell: A multipractice team of Alston & Bird attorneys discusses the decision and its implications for the health care and health insurance industries, administrative law litigation and employers.
June 26, 2015
Advisories
The following is the A&B Healthcare Week In Review for the week ending June 26, 2015.
June 26, 2015
Publications
Our International Trade & Regulatory Group and Cybersecurity Team examine the significant impact the Bureau of Industry Security’s proposed new rule would have on the export, reexport and in-country transfer of cybersecurity items under the Wassenaar Arrangement.
June 26, 2015
Advisories
What do Scrooge McDuck, Montgomery Burns and plaintiff class action attorneys have in common? They can sometimes be a tad greedy.
June 25, 2015
Publications
Our Labor & Employment and Financial Services & Products Groups break down federal regulators’ new standards for diversity and their impact on the companies they regulate.
June 24, 2015
Advisories
The Delaware Senate has passed a bill that would have a dramatic impact on the state’s Abandoned Property Law. Our Unclaimed Property Group breaks down the nuances of this legislative sea change in how holders will assess (or be audited on) their Delaware unclaimed property exposure.
June 23, 2015
Advisories
It is often said that a cyber-attack is a matter of “when,” not “if,” for companies ranging from Fortune 500 powerhouses to mom-and-pop establishments.
June 23, 2015
Publications
Our Finance Group examines the implications of the New York high court’s ruling on the tolling of the state’s six-year statute of limitations on breach-of-contract claims.
June 22, 2015
Advisories
The saga over high-powered magnets continues. The CPSC has filed another lawsuit against Zen Magnets, which has refused to recall its high-powered magnets. The new suit names not only Zen, but its founder as well in his personal capacity. The suit alleges that the company illegally resold the inventory of a competitor that was negotiating a recall with the CPSC.
June 19, 2015
Publications
The following is the A&B Healthcare Week In Review for the week ending June 19, 2015.
June 19, 2015
Publications
The West Virginia high court ruled that an insured’s death, not the filing of a claim, is the trigger for running of the state’s unclaimed property dormancy period. Our Unclaimed Property Group breaks down the subtle differences between the 1981 and 1995 Uniform Unclaimed Property Acts in assessing the significance of this ruling.
June 18, 2015
Advisories
A district court adds fuel to the debate about what constitutes personally identifiable information. Our Privacy & Data Security Group breaks down this near miss and what it means for companies working under the VPPA.
June 17, 2015
Advisories
The Court’s ruling sets a precedent for a deferential standard of review to apply to local affordable housing laws, but as our Environment, Land Use & Natural Resources Group explains, the scope of the decision may be limited.
June 17, 2015
Advisories
The U.S. Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General is increasingly scrutinizing physicians’ compensation arrangements that may run afoul of the federal Anti-Kickback Statute. Our Health Care Group prescribes conforming business practices that may avoid enforcement action.
June 16, 2015
Advisories
Nevada puts its cards on the table and joins just a few other states in enacting B2B provisions in its unclaimed property laws. Our Unclaimed Property Group offers practical considerations for companies doing business in the Silver State.
June 16, 2015
Advisories