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  • No-Prejudice Standard For Application Of Public Construction Contract Notices Now Required by New York
    New York’s State Legislature has just passed a bill that would require a no-prejudice standard be applied in determining the application of notice provisions in public construction contracts. [1] The bill amended current statutes [2] so as to require that unless the public owner can show they have suffered material… ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Construction LawPublished on Tuesday, June 28th, 2016By Richard P. Dyer
  • Lawyer in Vietnam Oliver Massmann Casino Laws – Latest Update
    The final draft of the casino decree (‘Casino Decree’) has been passed by the Ministry of Justice and Government’s Office. It is now on the table of the Politburo for their comments, which are as always, the most important. It is expected that the Casino Decree would be issued on… ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris VietnamPublished on Tuesday, June 28th, 2016By Oliver Massmann
  • Lawyer in Vietnam Oliver Massmann Asean Economic Community Impact on Real Estate Sector
    Often compared to the European Union (EU), the AEC is a community formed in order to promote economic integration in South East Asia. The aim of this community is to create a market where member countries are able to develop competitively and cooperate with fewer barriers including free movement of… ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris VietnamPublished on Tuesday, June 28th, 2016By Oliver Massmann
  • SCOTUS Strikes Down Texas Statute in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt; Duane Morris Amicus Brief Cited in Opinion
    In a 5-3 decision today, the Supreme Court of the United States in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, No. 15-275, slip op. (June 27, 2016) reversed a decision of the Fifth Circuit and overturned as unconstitutional a Texas law that (1) required physicians to have “active admitting privileges” at a… ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Pro Bono LawPublished on Monday, June 27th, 2016By DuaneMorris3
  • OFCCP Issues Final Rule Updating Federal Contractor Sex Discrimination Guidelines
    In an effort to bring its sex discrimination guidelines “from the ‘Mad Men’ era to the modern era,” on June 14, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) issued a Final Rule containing sex discrimination guidelines for federal government contractors and subcontractors. While many provisions… ... read more
    Posted to Government Contracts and LitigationPublished on Monday, June 27th, 2016By Christopher D. Durham
  • SCOTUS Strikes Down Texas Statute in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt
    In a 5-3 decision today, the Supreme Court of the United States in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, No. 15-275, slip op. (June 27, 2016) reversed a decision of the Fifth Circuit and overturned as unconstitutional a Texas law that (1) required abortion providers to have “active admitting privileges” at… ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Health LawPublished on Monday, June 27th, 2016By DuaneMorris3
  • Duane Morris Amicus Brief Cited by SCOTUS in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt Decision
    In a 5-3 decision today, the Supreme Court of the United States in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, No. 15-275, slip op. (June 27, 2016) reversed a decision of the Fifth Circuit and overturned as unconstitutional a Texas law that (1) required abortion providers to have “active admitting privileges” at… ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Health LawPublished on Monday, June 27th, 2016By DuaneMorris3
  • Pennsylvania Assembly Passes Sweeping Expansion of Gambling
    On June 22, 2016 the Pennsylvania General Assembly passed a sweeping expansion of gambling .   The bill, which must be passed by the state’s Senate and signed by the Governor, would allow for internet based gambling, daily fantasy sports, slot machines at off-track betting parlors (“OTBs”), slot machines at airports… ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Gaming LawPublished on Thursday, June 23rd, 2016By Frank A. DiGiacomo
  • Donald Trump Arrives on the Internet as a New Pokemon Character?
    The news reports lately have been grim in the wake of the Orlando massacre. And at the same time the Presidential candidates have been proclaiming that they each are best suited to combat terrorism going forward. But, rather than delve into that morass, how about something on the lighter side… ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris TechLawPublished on Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016By Eric J. Sinrod
  • U.S. Supreme Court Unanimously Holds That Veterans Are Entitled to Full Set of Competitive Bidding Opportunities Congress Enacted in 2006 Veterans Act
    In a ruling affecting billions of dollars of government contracts, and impacting tens of thousands of veteran-owned small businesses across the United States, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously upheld expanded competitive bidding opportunities for veteran-owned small businesses in Kingdomware Technologies v. United States, 14-916. To read the full text of… ... read more
    Posted to Government Contracts and LitigationPublished on Monday, June 20th, 2016By DuaneMorris3