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- Blog: Waller Law BlogRepresentation and Warranty Insurance (RWI) in healthcare provider deals: what you need to know for year-end 2021Posted on October 20, 2021 by Dealmakers with a mandate to close by year-end should plan ahead and fast-track due diligence processes.
- Blog: Haynes and Boone BlogsDOL Issues Proposed Rule (Again) to Address Selecting Plan Investments and Exercising Shareholder RightsPosted on October 20, 2021 by Haynes and Boone Benefits GroupOn October 13, 2021, the DOL released a proposed rule which effectively provides that ERISA plan fiduciaries may consider climate change and other environmental, social, and governance (“ESG”) factors when they make investment decisions and when they exercise shareholder rights. Under the Trump administration, in late 2020, the DOL previously issued a final rule on […] The post DOL Issues Proposed Rule (Again) to Address Selecting Plan Investments and Exercising Shareholder Rights appeared first on Haynes and Boone Blogs.
- Blog: Hunton Employment & Labor Law PerspectivesHuntonAK Employment Partner Chris Pardo Recognized by Massachusetts Super LawyersPosted on October 18, 2021 by Hunton Andrews Kurth LLPHuntonAK labor and employment partner Chris Pardo was Selected as a Rising Star for Employment Litigation Law, Boston Super Lawyers magazine, 2021.
- Blog: BuildSmartInside DOJ’s New Cyber-Fraud InitiativePosted on October 18, 2021 by Aron C. Beezley and Nathaniel J. GreesonThe Department of Justice (DOJ) recently announced the launch of the Civil Cyber-Fraud Initiative, which will utilize the False Claims Act (FCA) to pursue cybersecurity-related fraud by government contractors and grant recipients. Key features of and takeaways from this new initiative are discussed below. Key Features The initiative aims to hold accountable entities or individuals...Continue Reading
- Blog: Taking Care of HR BusinessMyth Buster: Employees Do Not Have to Be Affiliated With An Organized Religion to Be Entitled To A Religious AccommodationPosted on October 13, 2021 by Emily Coombs WaddellThis is the third in a series of posts from Verrill with the purpose of helping to dispel myths that are currently circulating concerning employment laws and rules related to COVID-19 and vaccine mandates. A myth we have been hearing from clients and friends is that in order for employees to be exempt from vaccine [...]
- Blog: The Business Law BlogCreditors, the Crown, and the CCAA: The Supreme Court of Canada Comments on
Complex Commercial ReorganizationsPosted on October 5, 2021 by Noor MannIn the recent case of Canada v. Canada North Group Inc., a 5-4 majority of the Supreme Court of Canada confirmed that supervising courts under the Companies Creditors' Arrangement Act (the "CCAA") have the discretion to grant restructuring charges (“Priming Charges”) priority over statutory deemed trusts (“Deemed Trusts”) in favour of the Crown. The ...