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  • Washington State: Insurer Prevails on Summary Judgment Due to Insured’s Lack of Prompt Notice
    In HB Development, LLC, et al. v. Western Pacific Mutual Insurance, et al., Case No. 2:13-cv-5050-RMP (E.D.Wa. Feb. 6, 2015), the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Washington granted summary judgment in favor of the insurer, holding that a claims-made policy did not provide coverage because the… ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Insurance LawPublished on Friday, April 24th, 2015By Jessica A. Bohl
  • Pope Francis Will Travel To Cuba In September Ahead Of His Visit To The US
    The Vatican announced Wednesday that Pope Francis had accepted an invitation to visit Cuba. The Vatican spokesman, the Rev. Federico Lombardi, said in a statement: “I am able to confirm that the Holy Father Francis, having received and accepted the invitation from the civil authorities and bishops of Cuba, has… ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris on Puerto Rico, Cuba and the CaribbeanPublished on Thursday, April 23rd, 2015By Jose A. Aquino
  • Health Care Deals 2015 – ACG NY Panel May 15, 2015
    Connect with Duane Morris LLP’s Health Law and Private Equity practices at the ACG NY Health Care Deals 2015 panel, in Tarrytown, New York, May 15, 2015. Ari J. Markenson will be moderating the panel. Panelists will talk about the state of the health care deal market in 2015, the… ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Health LawPublished on Thursday, April 23rd, 2015By Ari J. Markenson
  • A Judge’s Perspective on Interlocutory Appeals
    It is one thing to know the high standards that govern requests for discretionary interlocutory appeals. It is quite another to hear two federal judges describe first-hand their extreme reluctance to permit such appeals. Circuit Judge Thomas Ambro of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and… ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Appellate ReviewPublished on Thursday, April 23rd, 2015By Robert M. Palumbos
  • Breaking News – Vietnam – Broadcasting Market – First time Investment of foreign investors possible!
    Breaking News – Vietnam – Broadcasting Market – First time Investment of foreign investors possible! For your information, on 7 January 2015, the Prime Minister of Vietnam issued Decision 01 amending the “master plan on radio and television transmission and broadcasting through 2020” (the “Master Plan”). Decision 01 officially came… ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris VietnamPublished on Thursday, April 23rd, 2015By Oliver Massmann
  • VA’s Restriction on Competitive Bidding by Veteran-Owned Small Businesses Challenged Before the Supreme Court
    On May 1, 2015, the government is expected to submit its response to the petition for certiorari filed by Kingdomware Technologies, Inc., which seeks to reverse a 2-1 ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Kingdomware Technologies, Inc. v. United States, 754 F.3d 923 (Fed. Cir.… ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Appellate ReviewPublished on Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015By Luke P. McLoughlin
  • Internet-Connected Aircraft Potentially Subject to Hack Attacks
    We keep hearing about new and different ways that data can be hacked in the online and wireless world. And, generally speaking, our concern tends to be that our personally identifiable information may be stolen and misused. But that may be just the tip of the iceberg when it comes… ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris TechLawPublished on Tuesday, April 21st, 2015By Eric J. Sinrod
  • Flurry of Gaming-Related Legislation Introduced in Pennsylvania
    A lot of activity in Pennsylvania yesterday with legislators dropping a flurry of gaming-related legislation. Here’s the breakdown of the action in SportsCenter fashion..da na na da na na: HB 986 – This bill is the fourth Video Gaming bill to be introduced in this session. The measure would limit… ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Gaming LawPublished on Tuesday, April 21st, 2015By Eric D. Frank
  • Liquidated Damages Liability After Convenience Termination
    A contractor and public authority struggled through much of a pump station replacement project. During the work, the town agreed to extend the completion date by five months. Many change orders were presented and agreed to. The extended completion date came and went, and the town considered terminating the contract for… ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Construction LawPublished on Monday, April 20th, 2015By Stan Martin
  • Vietnamese Clean Development Mechanism CDM market – The perspective of an emission certificate buyer
    Overview of the CDM market in Vietnam Certain projects for the reduction of emissions in Vietnam are suitable for purchasing certified emission reductions (CERs) under the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). The buyers sign an agreement with local project owners in order to obtain rights to CERs from the project. Purchasers… ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris VietnamPublished on Wednesday, April 15th, 2015By Oliver Massmann