Tag Archives: Issues

Division of Investment Management of the SEC Issues No-Action Letter to SSB

  On May 8, 2018, the Chief Counsel’s Office of the Division of Investment Management (“IM“) of the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Commission“) issued a “no-action” letter to South State Bank (“SSB“) with respect to its request that the … Continue reading

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GAO issues report on CMS “hold harmless” rule

Pursuant to section 801(a)(2)(A) of title 5, United States Code, the GAO has issued a report on a major rule promulgated by the Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), entitled “Medicaid Program; Health… … Continue reading

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Quick Hits – Arbitrability Issues

Incorporation of AAA Rules gives arbitrator authority to decide question of arbitrabilityThe Second Circuit has rejected a hospital's efforts to vacate an award of Arbitrator Daniel Brent, concluding that the dispute was properly subject to arbitrationThe grievance involved a claim … Continue reading

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White Hot Class Arbitration Issues

By Gerald L. Maatman, Jr. Seyfarth Synopsis: On April 30, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court granted a writ of certiorari in Lamps Plus Inc. v. Varela, No. 17-988. This matter, which involves the interpretation of workplace arbitration agreements, has the … Continue reading

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Current Issues: Bill 148 – ESA Amendments & Bill 132 – Workplace Sexual Harassment

Date: Tuesday, May 29th, 2018Time: 8:00 – 10:30 amLocation: The Talent Company, 6860 Century Ave Suite 203, Mississauga, ON L5N 2V8Speakers: Ronald S. Minken and Aneesha Lewis PDF Invitation Bill 148 has brought significant changes to the Employment Standards Act, … Continue reading

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