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  • New PPP Decree – Coming Soon: Enhanced Legal Framework for Infrastructure Projects in Vietnam
    By Manfred Otto, Duane Morris Vietnam LLC Vietnam is finalizing a much improved legal framework for public-private partnerships (PPP) with the goal to revitalize investment in infrastructure projects. The latest Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) drafts of the PPP Decree and the Investor Selection Decree provide more clarity… ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Vietnam Published on Thursday, November 27th, 2014 By Manfred Otto
  • Breaking news: Vietnam- BRAND NEW INVESTMENT LAW AND ENTERPRISE LAW – WHAT YOU MUST KNOW !
    From the online press in Vietnam, the National Assembly passed the amended Enterprise Law (“EL”) and Investment Law (“IL”) on 26 December 2014. The amended Enterprise Law has 10 chapter with 213 articles while the amended Investment Law has 07 chapter with 76 articles. The amendment of those 02… ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Vietnam Published on Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 By Oliver Massmann
  • Global Gaming Business Emerging Leader: Eric Frank
    Eric Frank in Cherry Hill is featured in the Global Gaming Business Magazine as being an emerging leader. Frank has also been highlighted in South Jersey Biz magazine’s list of “Best Attorneys in Business” in the gaming industry and was selected as one of the “New Leaders” of the… ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Gaming Law Published on Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 By DuaneMorris3
  • Happy TechGiving!
    With modern air travel, it is possible to visit family members and dear friends who live in other parts of the country for Thanksgiving. Indeed, Thanksgiving week is the busiest time of year for airlines and airports. It is not uncommon for people to think twice about Thanksgiving travel,… ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris TechLaw Published on Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 By Eric J. Sinrod
  • New Jersey Establishes Complex Business Litigation Program
    The Supreme Court of New Jersey has announced the establishment of a Complex Business Litigation Program, effective January 1, 2015, with designated judges in each county assigned to provide individualized case management to complex business, commercial and construction cases meeting the program criteria. The Complex Business Litigation Program is likely… ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Construction Law Published on Monday, November 24th, 2014 By DuaneMorris3
  • When Georgia Department of Transportation Comes to a Fork in the Road, They’ll Take It
    When Yogi Berra advised “When you come to a fork in the road take it,” he may not have expected his words to apply so literally to navigating Atlanta’s traffic.  Georgia Department of Transportation’s (GDOT) has not quite reached the fork in deciding how it will finance an estimated… ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Construction Law Published on Monday, November 24th, 2014 By Antony L. Sanacory
  • NJ Sports Betting Enjoined – Court Finds PASPA Preempts State Law
    Although commenting that “the present case is not nearly as clear as the Leagues or the defendants assert,” US District Judge Michael Shipp granted summary judgment in favor of the professional sports leagues and enjoined New Jersey from implementing sports betting pursuant to the legislation it enacted in September… ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Gaming Law Published on Friday, November 21st, 2014 By Christopher L. Soriano
  • OIG 2015 Work Plan – Hospice
    Recently, the Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General (the OIG) released its work plan for 2015. The work plan provides stakeholders with a road map to the OIG’s activities in the coming year as they relate to its enforcement priorities and issues it will… ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Health Law Published on Friday, November 21st, 2014 By Ari J. Markenson
  • “I Told the Waiter There Was a Fly in My Soup!” – A Little More Freedom for User Outrage on Yelp and other Social Media Sites
    “The worst meal I ever had. And the service sucked, too.” Can you legally say that kind of thing about a restaurant on social media sites like Yelp? Those long, eye-glazing terms of service (sometimes called “terms of use,” “end-user terms of service,” etc.) in websites that express your… ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris New Media and Entertainment Law Published on Friday, November 21st, 2014 By Mark A. Fischer
  • This Claim is Too Strong to Have to Arbitrate!
    Just when you think you’ve heard it all. An architect sues for breach of contract and copyright infringement, and the owner files a motion to stay the lawsuit pending arbitration. The architect’s opposition? That the owner’s breach is so “obvious” and the architect’s claim is so strong, the court should… ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Construction Law Published on Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 By Stan Martin