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April 10, 2012

On April 5, 2012 President Obama signed into law the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act or the “JOBS Act.”

April 9, 2012

After over five years of litigation, on March 31, 2012, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri found that ABB, Inc., its benefits and investment committees and certain individual fiduciaries (the “ABB Defendants”) and Fidelity Management Trust Company and Fidelity Management & Research Company (“Fidelity”), a 401(k) plan recordkeeper, breached fiduciary duties owed to two ABB, Inc. 401(k) Plans (the “Plans”).

April 5, 2012

In the aftermath of the recent financial crisis, federal prosecutors and private whistleblowers utilizing the FCA’s powerful damages and penalty provisions (including treble damages, up to $11,000 per claim and attorneys fees) have recently turned their focus to banks, mortgage companies and others in the financial industry.

April 2, 2012
March 30, 2012
March 28, 2012

The Federal Trade Commission (the “FTC”) released this week its final report entitled “Protecting Consumer Privacy in an Era of Rapid Change: Recommendations for Businesses and Policymakers.”

March 27, 2012

Two years ago, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“PPACA”) became this nation’s health care reform law. Yesterday, the United States Supreme Court began hearing oral arguments—a total of six hours over three days—concerning the law.

March 27, 2012

Two years ago, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“PPACA”) became this nation’s health care reform law. Yesterday, the United States Supreme Court began hearing oral arguments—a total of six hours over three days—concerning the law.

March 14, 2012

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently released this year’s revised Annual Telecommunications Reporting Worksheet (Form 499-A), which must be filed by April 1, 2012.

March 8, 2012

Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (“PPACA”), group health plans must provide a new document called a summary of benefits and coverage (“SBC”).

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