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In the era of electronic enforcement, fidelity bond issues easily revealed on Form 5500

The July 31 due date (unless extended) to file Form 5500 for 2017 calendar year ERISA plans is creeping up on us. And if history be our guide, there will be many plan sponsors who don’t have a fidelity bond … Continue reading

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Secret VA Nursing Home Ratings Revealed

Nursing homes operated by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) serve 46,000 veterans annually in 46 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. For years, the VA has monitored care at its nursing facilities through quality indicators and unannounced … Continue reading

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Deliberations of Judicial Services Commission must be revealed

The Constitutional Court has held that the private deliberations of the Judicial Services Commission in exercising its mandate to appoint judges must be disclosed as part of the record of proceedings when a decision is challenged. The judicial candidates are … Continue reading

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Draft Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) Finally Revealed

After 2 years of secret negotiations and numerous complaints about the lack of transparency in the treaty drafting process, on 21 April 2010 the US Trade Representative Office (USTR) finally released a draft of the proposed Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA). … Continue reading

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Hot Areas of Law Practice Revealed in New Survey of In-House Lawyers

According to a new survey by Inside Counsel magazine, the following practice areas increased in volume the most—or experienced little or no change — during 2009: Growing 1. Corporate Governance 2. Labor and Employment “A lot of things from the … Continue reading

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