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April 17, 2014

Legal Analysis and Law Articles on Construction, Real Estate, Infrastructure, Mechanic's Liens, Stop Notices, OSHA, Public Works

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The National Law Review is a free resource of legal articles addressing the contractual obligations and disputes arising out of public and private construction projects and commercial real estate transactions. Legal topics include:

• Litigation, arbitration and mediations impacting owners, contractors, subcontractors, design professionals, governmental agencies, lenders, insurers and sureties

• Payment and bidding disputes and lien claims such as: bid protests, contract defaults, construction defects, extra work claims, changed condition claims, delay claims, mechanic's liens and stop notice claims, and homeowner and subdivision claims

• Public works issues such as: entitlements, development rights, permitting and variances

• Disputes involving: prime and subcontracts; design - build, architect - engineer and construction management contracts; and considerations involving industry standard form contracts such as, AIA, AGC or EJDC forms

• State and federal false claims actions and OSHA and Workers' Compensation Issues

Details of actions by state and local governments, and by other governmental agencies as well as mediation and arbitration and civil actions from across the U.S. are added daily.

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"Rails to Trails" or "Rails to Trespass": Supreme Court Speaks on the Abandonment of Certain Railroad Rights of Way Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 4/17/2014
Zoning Regulations: What Does the Board of Adjustment Do? McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 4/17/2014
Augusta-Based Eagle Parts Files Complaint Against Allshields, Inc. Alleging Infringement of "Windshield Fastening Device" Patent Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 4/17/2014
The President’s Methane Reduction Strategy – Here’s What Energy Companies Need to Know McDermott Will & Emery 4/17/2014
U.S. Tax Court Rejects Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) Restrictive View of Trust Material Participation Barnes & Thornburg LLP 4/17/2014
Bright Line Rule: Collateral Estoppel Precludes Attacks on Quasi-Judicial Permit Decisions (But Stay Tuned: Rehearing Granted on the Court’s Own Motion) Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 4/16/2014
Wisconsin's Landlord/Tenant Laws Receive (Yet Another) Update von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 4/16/2014
Miami Light Rail System May Become a Signature P3 Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP 4/16/2014
No Reasonable Person Would Believe Contract Exclusion Applies to Wrongful Eviction Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP 4/15/2014
Study Finds Housing Recovery Fully Taken Hold Nationwide Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP 4/15/2014
Five Key Issues for the Parties to a Sublease Sherin and Lodgen LLP 4/15/2014
Energy and Environmental Law Update - April 14, 2014 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 4/15/2014
Eastern Pompano Beach (South Florida) is Open for Business Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP 4/15/2014
Bright Line Rule: Collateral Estoppel Precludes Attacks on California Quasi-Judicial Permit Decisions Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 4/14/2014
Another Hurdle Cleared on the Path to Ratification – The UK and the Cape Town Convention and Aircraft Protocol Vedder Price 4/12/2014
New Jersey Appellate Division Affirms That Not Every Impairment In Property Value Will Establish A Government Regulatory Condemnation Claim Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 4/11/2014
Florida District Court of Appeal Reaffirms Ruling Making Condominium Association Foreclosures More Costly Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP 4/11/2014
It's Final—California State Water Board Adopts New Industrial General Permit for Storm Water Discharges Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 4/11/2014
Wisconsin Appellate Court Reverses Green Bay’s Cancellation of Oneida Corporation’s Waste-to-Energy Project Godfrey & Kahn S.C. 4/11/2014
Ship Financing Charter Loses Key to Texas Court Vedder Price 4/11/2014
North Carolina Federal Judge Denied Bank of America’s Motion to Dismiss $850M Mortgage Fraud Case Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP 4/11/2014
Mine Operators, not Contractors, Have Injury Reporting Duty Jackson Lewis P.C. 4/11/2014
Canadian Investment Firm Building Upscale Mobile Home Parks in Florida Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP 4/11/2014
Ninth Circuit Rules National Banks are Residents Only of Their Home State Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP 4/10/2014
Agrihoods: The New “Farm-to-Table” Homebuilding Trend Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP 4/10/2014
IRS Guidance Clarifies Retroactive Retirement Plan Impact of Supreme Court’s Windsor Ruling - Internal Revenue Service McDermott Will & Emery 4/10/2014
Lenders: Are You Using Electronic Signatures? McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 4/10/2014
Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC), Solar and Other “Green” Heating Alternatives in Retail Leasing Sherin and Lodgen LLP 4/10/2014
200 New Condo Towers Planned in South Florida since May 2011 Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP 4/10/2014
Significant Changes Made by Registrar of Contractors (ROC) to its Complaint and Hearing Process Dickinson Wright PLLC 4/9/2014
Recently Unveiled “HOME Forward” Housing Act May Signal the End of Fannie and Freddie Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP 4/9/2014
Miami-Dade County Road Impact Fees Increasing by 23% on April 22, 2014 Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP 4/8/2014
Intellectual Property in the Gutter: Claims Construed in Sewer Line Resin Lining Patent Dispute Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 4/8/2014
D.C. Circuit Hears Argument on 2013 Renewable Fuels Standard Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 4/8/2014
What Does the First-Ever Extradition on an Antitrust Charge Mean for the Auto Parts Investigation? Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 4/8/2014
Nevada Finalizing Electric Rate Incentives to Attract New Businesses Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 4/8/2014
Obama Administration Issues Strategy to Reduce Methane Emissions Schiff Hardin LLP 4/8/2014
Cooperation Between Propane Competitors Allegedly Morphs Into Collusion Schiff Hardin LLP 4/8/2014
Energy & Environmental Law Update - April 7. 2014 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 4/8/2014
Proposed Waters of the U.S. Rule Changes the Question for Adjacent Wetlands Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 4/8/2014
Senate Finance Committee Passes Bill to Extend Certain Lapsed Tax Breaks McDermott Will & Emery 4/7/2014
Slippery When Wet: "Tax Floors" Keep a Tenant on Firm Financial Footing von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 4/7/2014
Burden of Proof in Virginia Divorce Cases - Separate vs. Martial Property Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. 4/7/2014
Massachusetts Appeals Court Rejects Buyer’s Attempt to Enforce Seller’s Conditional Acceptance Sherin and Lodgen LLP 4/7/2014
Oil and Water – How the Galveston Oil Spill Proved The Two Don’t Mix Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 4/5/2014
Mining’s Changing Culture — 4 years after UBB (Upper Big Branch) U.S. Department of Labor 4/5/2014
FCC (Federal Communiations Commission) Grants Limited Package Delivery Notification “Prior Express Consent” Exemption Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 4/4/2014
Spill Prevention under the Proposed Waters of the United States Rule Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 4/4/2014
Pipeline Still Pushing Through, But Without Eminent Domain Power McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 4/3/2014
White House: Natural Gas, Landfills, and Mining Need to Reduce Methane Emissions Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 4/3/2014
Plaintiff Entitled to Judicial Enforcement of Arbitrator Qualifications Requirement of Construction Contract Barnes & Thornburg LLP 4/2/2014
Ohio Senate Votes to Pass Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Certification Ban Barnes & Thornburg LLP 4/2/2014
Indiana Courts Wrestle with “Work” v. “No-Work” Distinction in Waiver of Subrogation Cases Barnes & Thornburg LLP 4/2/2014
Examples of 2014 Department of Energy (DOE) Grants, Loan and Financing Programs – Part 3 of 3 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 4/2/2014
Federal Circuit Limits Application of Demanding “Specifically Targeted” Standard for Breaches of the Implied Duty of Good Faith and Fair Dealing Barnes & Thornburg LLP 4/1/2014
Alabama Supreme Court Withdraws and Re-Issues Decision to Find “Occurrence” for Construction Defect Claim Barnes & Thornburg LLP 4/1/2014
General Contractor Held Not to Have Coverage as Additional Insured for Damage Arising Out of its Subcontractor’s “Completed Operations” Barnes & Thornburg LLP 4/1/2014
This Couldn’t Happen in My Mixed-Use Condominium….or Could It? Re: Condominium Trusts Sherin and Lodgen LLP 4/1/2014
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Announces Final Rule on Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution Jackson Lewis P.C. 4/1/2014
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Seeks Input on Dodd-Frank Implementation Issues Affecting Energy End-Users Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 4/1/2014
Energy and Environmental Law Update - March 31, 2014 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 4/1/2014
Proposed “Waters of the U.S.” Rule: Can Significant Nexus Be Clarified? Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 4/1/2014
Exemptions for Energy Intensive Companies From Renewable Energy Surcharges: European Commission Opens In-Depth State Aid Investigation Against France McDermott Will & Emery 4/1/2014
U.S. Government Proposes Controversial Rulemaking Regarding the Clean Water Act Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 3/31/2014
EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) Releases Proposed Rule to Clarify Its Jurisdiction Under the Clean Water Act Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 3/31/2014
Texas One Step Closer to Obtaining Authority to Issue GHG (Greenhouse Gas) Air Permits Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 3/31/2014
Georgia Federal Court Delivers Markman Order in UPS Case On Order of Text Message Deliveries Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/31/2014
Proposed “Waters of the U.S.” Rule Improves Regulatory Clarity – In Part Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 3/31/2014
Favorable Winds Continue to Blow for TransWest Express Transmission Project Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 3/30/2014
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Grants Available to Improve the Environment and Public Health in New England Communities U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 3/29/2014
Maximizing Economic Recovery from the UK Continental Shelf Andrews Kurth 3/28/2014
Revocation – An Effective Remedy for a Breach of Licence Obligations? Andrews Kurth 3/27/2014
Airport Restaurant Service Provider Seeks to Ground Hijacked URL Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/27/2014
Michigan Regulation Requiring Spaced-Out Digital Billboards Does Not Violate First Amendment Varnum LLP 3/27/2014
Rental Cottages and Limits on Federal Income Tax Deductions Varnum LLP 3/27/2014
Preparing Bespoke Joint Operating Agreements for Shale Gas Projects Andrews Kurth 3/27/2014
EPA’s Proposed Waters of the U.S. Rule: Does It Regulate Puddles? - Environmental Protection Agency Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 3/27/2014
Fraud Risks High for Multi-Unit Property Mortgages McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 3/27/2014
Acquiring and Transferring Energy Technology in the Middle East Andrews Kurth 3/26/2014
FERC Adopts Revisions to Bulk Electric System Definition - Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 3/26/2014
CEQA (California Environmental Quality Act) Requires Separate Evaluation Of Mitigation Measures And Alternatives Even Where Mitigation Measures Are Incorporated Into Project Design Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 3/26/2014
D.C. Circuit Denies Rehearing on Nuclear Waste Fee Decision McDermott Will & Emery 3/26/2014
EPA Proposes Its Waters of the U.S. Rule, Leaving No Puddle Unregulated - Environmental Protection Agency Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 3/26/2014
Intellectual Property Trends in the Energy Sector Andrews Kurth 3/26/2014
Opportunities and Risks in the Middle Eastern Energy Industry Andrews Kurth 3/26/2014
Energy and Environmental Law Update - March 24, 2014 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 3/26/2014
Electric Reliability Actions at FERC (Federal Energy Regulatory Commission) Open Meeting Schiff Hardin LLP 3/26/2014
Examples of 2014 DOE (Department of Energy) Grants, Loan and Financing Programs – Part 2 of 3 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 3/26/2014
First Texas Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Permit Upheld by EPA's (Environmental Protection Agency) Environmental Appeals Board Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 3/25/2014
What is Mine Might Not be Yours: Estate Planning Consideration for Blended Families Altro Levy LLP 3/25/2014
2013-2014 Wisconsin Legislative Session Status Report on Key Agriculture Bills Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 3/24/2014
Massachusetts Endangered Species Act Regulations Upheld as Valid Agency Rulemaking Greenberg Traurig, LLP 3/24/2014
Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) Releases Solar Carve-Out II Guideline McDermott Will & Emery 3/24/2014
Proper Definition Of The Relevant Property Leads to a $7 Million Award In a Takings Case Arising From Denial of A Wetlands Fill Permit Greenberg Traurig, LLP 3/24/2014
Texas Chemical Plant Agrees to Cut Harmful Air Pollution in Overburdened Community U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 3/24/2014
House Sides With Ski Resorts and Agribusiness in Private Water Rights Bill MapLight 3/23/2014
Fourth Circuit Holds Minority-Owned Corporation Can Bring Race Discrimination Suit Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 3/21/2014
FERC Proposes Reforms to Improve Gas-Electric Coordination - Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 3/21/2014
Claremont Club Case: It's Not Just Dodgeball Re: Club Liability Greenberg Traurig, LLP 3/21/2014
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Issues Orders to Synchronize Gas and Electric Scheduling Deadlines Schiff Hardin LLP 3/21/2014
North Carolina Court of Appeals: Zoning Administrator Cannot Determine Standing to Appeal Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/21/2014
Historic Districts and Certificates of Appropriateness: Raleigh's Latest Land Use Soap Opera Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/20/2014
UPDATE: U.S. Department of Transportation Issues Superseding Amended Emergency Order Requiring Additional Testing and Stricter Rail Transportation Requirements for Crude Petroleum Greenberg Traurig, LLP 3/20/2014
U.S. Department of Transportation Issues Emergency Order Requiring Additional Testing and Stricter Rail Transportation Requirements for Crude Petroleum Greenberg Traurig, LLP 3/20/2014
Beyond the Commercials: Understanding Reverse Mortgages McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 3/20/2014
Proposed IRS Regulations May Trigger Tax on Phantom Gains for Many UPREIT Partners Greenberg Traurig, LLP 3/19/2014
New Proposed 752 Regulations to Alter Partnership-Level Debt Allocations Greenberg Traurig, LLP 3/19/2014
Energy and Environmental Law Update -- March 17, 2014 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 3/18/2014
Patent Infringement Complaint Seeks To Fence Competitor Out Of Field Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/18/2014
Massachusetts Permit for New Natural Gas Plant Incorporates Global Climate Conditions Including Sunset Date McDermott Will & Emery 3/18/2014
New York State Department of Taxation and Finance Advisory Opinion (TSB-A-14(6)S) Concludes that Substitution of Property by the Settlor of an Irrevocable Grantor Trust is Subject to New York Sales Tax Proskauer Rose LLP. 3/18/2014
Mortgagees Beware! – The Massachusetts Obsolete Mortgages Statute Revisited Sherin and Lodgen LLP 3/18/2014
Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) Considering Drug Testing Foreign Aircraft Maintenance Workers Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/18/2014
Koontz-Inspired State Legislation Would Expand Supreme Court’s Ruling in Permitting Context Greenberg Traurig, LLP 3/18/2014
United States Expands Sanctions in Response to Activities in Ukraine, Names First SDNs (Specially Designated Nationals) Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 3/18/2014
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Directs Reliability Standards for Physical Security Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 3/17/2014
Letters Of Intent For On-Site Solar Energy Transactions Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. 3/17/2014
The COAH Saga Continues - New Jersey Council on Affordable Housing Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 3/17/2014
Company Jet Audit Issues: A Word to the Wise McDermott Will & Emery 3/17/2014
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to Lift Suspension and Debarment of BP From Federal Government Contracts U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 3/15/2014
Interior’s Carcieri Opinion Means More Diligence for Trust Land Development Projects Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 3/14/2014
Being Hospitable to Service Animals Greenberg Traurig, LLP 3/13/2014
Inside the New York Budget Bill Part Four: Nexus McDermott Will & Emery 3/13/2014
Barges at Coal Load-out Facility Fall Under Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Act (MSHA), Judge Rules Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/13/2014
Are Fracking Fluid Recipes Trade Secrets? Wyoming Supreme Court Sends Issue Back to District Court Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 3/13/2014
This Interest May Be Common, But It’s Still Privileged Re: California Evidence Rules Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 3/13/2014
A Doggone Problem for Landlords Re: Pets on Rental Property McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 3/13/2014
EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) Extends Comment Deadline for Proposed Rule to Cap Carbon Emissions from New Power Plants Barnes & Thornburg LLP 3/12/2014
European Commission Releases Draft Conflict Minerals Regulation Beveridge & Diamond PC 3/12/2014
Energy and Environmental Law Update - March 10, 2014 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 3/11/2014
FERC (Federal Energy Regulatory Commission) Reaffirms Reliance on “Committed Shipper” Rate Agreements for Oil Pipelines Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 3/11/2014
Lake Associations Beware: Access Lots Pose Liability Issues Varnum LLP 3/11/2014
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) directs North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) to Develop Physical Security Reliability Standards Schiff Hardin LLP 3/11/2014
Video Interview: The Polar Vortex and Energy – A Look at the Impact of Shale and Coal on Energy Prices Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 3/10/2014
Joint Venturer May Be Partner By Estoppel Re: Nevada Business Organizations Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 3/9/2014
Supreme Court Upholds Arbitration Award in Favor of British Natural Gas Investor in Argentina Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 3/8/2014
Stanford University Entitled to Fee Award after Defending Meritless Discrimination Claim, California Court Rules Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/8/2014
Environmental Groups Appeal Federal Court Order Allowing the State of Florida to Adopt Nutrient Standards For Its Waters Greenberg Traurig, LLP 3/7/2014
"(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction": New Wisconsin Statutory Requirements for Payoff Letters and Satisfactions von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 3/7/2014
House Republicans Release Draft Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Modernization Legislation Beveridge & Diamond PC 3/6/2014
“I’m Keeping It”: Kentucky Law on Residential Security Deposits McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 3/6/2014
The Future Of The United Kingdom North Sea: A New Game With More Rules Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 3/6/2014
Sixth Circuit Grants Stay in Lansing, Michigan, Off-Reservation Casino Case Dickinson Wright PLLC 3/5/2014
Will Your Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) Program Stand Up to An Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Inspection? - Part 3 Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/5/2014
Massachusetts Issues Solid Waste Regulatory Reform Rules Beveridge & Diamond PC 3/5/2014
Energy and Environmental Law Update - March 4, 2014 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 3/5/2014
Massachusetts Enacts Commercial Food Waste Disposal Ban Beveridge & Diamond PC 3/5/2014
Actual Notice, Constructive Notice, and Duty of Inquiry All Critical in Determining Whether Appeal of Building Inspector’s Decision is Timely Says Massachusetts Appeals Court Beveridge & Diamond PC 3/4/2014
Massachusetts Affordable Housing Law Trumps Municipal Master Plan Beveridge & Diamond PC 3/4/2014
EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) Issues Final Rule Approving Use of Revised ASTM E1527 Standard Beveridge & Diamond PC 3/4/2014
Broker Awarded Fees in Massachusetts Where Lease Was Not Signed Sherin and Lodgen LLP 3/4/2014
Absolute Pollution Exclusion Still Unenforceable in Indiana Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP 3/4/2014
So You Want To Be Named As A Loss Payee? When To Tell your Landlord "No Means No" von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 3/3/2014
A Change for the Worse: Material Adverse Effect in Upstream Acquisitions Andrews Kurth 3/3/2014
Will Your LOTO (Lockout/Tagout) Program Stand Up to an OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) Inspection? - Part 2 Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/2/2014
East Africa – Realising the Potential - Oil and Gas Development Andrews Kurth 3/2/2014
Claims Directed to Real Estate Appraisal Techniques Not Patent-Eligible McDermott Will & Emery 3/1/2014
Will Your Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) Program Stand Up to an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Inspection? - Part 1 Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/28/2014
Deadline Extended to Submit Comments on EPA’s (Environmental Protection Agency) Proposed Greenhouse Gas Emission Limits for New Power Plants McDermott Will & Emery 2/28/2014
A Little-Known Exception to the 4th Amendment: Is Your Company's Confidential, Proprietary Data Safe from Government Inspection When Entering the U.S.? Barnes & Thornburg LLP 2/27/2014
Appealing Real Estate Assessments in Wisconsin Godfrey & Kahn S.C. 2/27/2014
Third Circuit Asks U.S. Attorney General for Opinion on Federal Power Act Pre-emption of State Law Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 2/27/2014
Check the Zoning Regulations Before Operating a Business Out of Your Home! McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 2/27/2014
Illinois Supreme Court Upholds Construction Industry Misclassification Statute Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/27/2014
Retail Shopping: Virtual or Reality? Sherin and Lodgen LLP 2/26/2014
Know Your Contract, Follow Its Terms: Simple Steps That Can Help You Prevail In A Dispute Much Shelist, P.C. 2/26/2014
Today's Contracts Enforceability Issue: No Damages for Delay or Disruption Clauses Much Shelist, P.C. 2/26/2014
Phosphorus Legislation Passes Both Wisconsin Houses Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 2/25/2014
U.S. Department of Transportation Proposes Clearinghouse of Commercial Drivers’ Drug and Alcohol History Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/25/2014
OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) Issues Shipyard “Tool Bag” Directive Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/25/2014
Energy and Environmental Law Update - February 24, 2014 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 2/25/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – February 24, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 2/24/2014
Beyond Shale: Are Methane Hydrates the Next Energy Source? Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 2/24/2014
New York Labor Legislative Developments Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/23/2014
The Basics: Massachusetts Contingency Plan - Massachusetts Chapter 21E Sherin and Lodgen LLP 2/22/2014
5 Lease Tips for Startups Sherin and Lodgen LLP 2/22/2014
Must a Retail Business Allow an Individual to use its Property to Solicit Signatures for Elective Office? Sherin and Lodgen LLP 2/22/2014
Will the Ban on Oil Exports Stop the Fracking Boom? Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 2/22/2014
My Spouse is Gone, But is the Debt? Re: Kentucky Estate Planning McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 2/21/2014
New York Legislature’s Second “Fair Play Act” Enacted to Cover Commercial Goods Transportation Industry Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/20/2014
A New Beginning for Real Estate Closings McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 2/20/2014
Seventh Circuit Holds That a Trustee Had Constructive Notice of a Mortgage Under Illinois Law Barnes & Thornburg LLP 2/20/2014
5-Year Congressional Farm Bill Signed Into Law Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 2/20/2014
New Energy Opportunities in Mexico Raise FCPA (Foreign Corrupt Practices Act), Anti-Bribery Risks McDermott Will & Emery 2/19/2014
It’s That Time of the Year Again Re: Wisconsin Property Taxes Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 2/19/2014
Energy and Environment Update - February 18, 2014 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 2/19/2014
More Extensions to OSHA’s Crane and Derrick in Construction Standard - Occupational Safety and Health Administration Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/19/2014
Middlesex County Sewer Service Area Update Delayed Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 2/19/2014
Natural Resources Defense Council ‎‎(NRDC) and Edison Electric Institute‎‎ (EEI) Issue Joint Statement on Decoupling, Net Metering‎ Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 2/18/2014
UK Government Considers Curtailing Trespass Laws in Favour of Fracking Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 2/17/2014
Agricultural Programs Could Gain Higher Funding in 2014 Varnum LLP 2/17/2014
Conservation and Energy Provisions are Important Parts of New Farm Legislation Godfrey & Kahn S.C. 2/17/2014
Sriracha Hot Sauce Plant Ordered to Cease Spicy Odors Beveridge & Diamond PC 2/17/2014
38 Michigan Counties Designated as Primary Natural Disaster Areas by USDA - U.S. Department of Agriculture Varnum LLP 2/17/2014
29 Senators Request Propane Shortage Relief from Obama Administration Varnum LLP 2/16/2014
Cathay Pacific Airlines Settles Freight Shipping Price-Fixing Class Action McDermott Will & Emery 2/15/2014
What’s in the Air this Year? Here Is What You Need to Know About the Clean Air Act in 2014 McDermott Will & Emery 2/14/2014
NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) Publishes Final Cybersecurity Framework Schiff Hardin LLP 2/14/2014
Texas Drivers Exempt From Overtime Under Motor Carrier Exemption Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/13/2014
Proposed Fracking Setback Rules Approved in North Carolina Poyner Spruill LLP 2/13/2014
D.C. Circuit Vacates FCC’s (Federal Communications Commission) Net Neutrality Rules Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 2/13/2014
US Supreme Court Briefing of Greenhouse Gas Cases Underway — Oral Argument Scheduled for February 24, 2014 Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 2/13/2014
Buying a Home? Do This First! McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 2/13/2014
Commercial Mortgage Options Expanding – Borrowers to Benefit? Dickinson Wright PLLC 2/12/2014
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Responds to Emergency Propane Shortage in Midwestern States Schiff Hardin LLP 2/12/2014
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Took Historic Emergency Action to Address Propane Shortages 2/12/2014
JPMorgan Chase Pays $614 Million for Submitting False Claims in Mortgage Loans Case Tycko & Zavareei LLP 2/12/2014
Virgin v Jet Airways: English Courts Cannot Undermine EPO (European Patent Office) Patent Grant McDermott Will & Emery 2/11/2014
How to Meet the Critical 2013 "Begin Construction" Requirement for Renewable Energy Tax Credits Even Though It's 2014 Godfrey & Kahn S.C. 2/11/2014
Claims for Common Law Waste Greenberg Traurig, LLP 2/11/2014
Energy and Environmental Law Update - February 10, 2014 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 2/11/2014
Release Agreements Bar Tort Claims in Fourth Circuit Fracking Case Beveridge & Diamond PC 2/11/2014
Deeds-in-Lieu of Foreclosure: Whether to Take an Assignment of the Developer's Agreement von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 2/11/2014
Is the Future Test Year History? Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 2/11/2014
The Joint Study and Bidding Agreement Re: Energy Consortiums in the United Kingdom Andrews Kurth 2/11/2014
FDA Issues Proposed Rule on Sanitary Transportation of Food Barnes & Thornburg LLP 2/11/2014
Caveat Emptor: Due Diligence of the United Kingdom Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Assets Andrews Kurth 2/11/2014
The United Kingdom Continental Shelf (UKCS) 28th Seaward Licensing Round Andrews Kurth 2/11/2014
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Approves Stipulation and Consent Agreement with Louis Dreyfus Energy Services Regarding Use of Virtual Trades to Enhance the Value of Financial Transmission Rights in Violation of the Anti-Manipulation Rule Schiff Hardin LLP 2/10/2014
New World LNG (Liquified Natural Gas) – Big Opportunities in Small-Scale and Bulk-Break Projects Andrews Kurth 2/10/2014
New York State Extends Prohibition Of Smoking To Outdoor Areas Around Healthcare Facilities Jackson Lewis P.C. 2/9/2014
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Issues Risk Alert on Investment Advisers’ Due Diligence Processes for Selecting Alternative Investments Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 2/9/2014
California AB 1103 Update: Nonresidential Building Energy Use Disclosure Requirements Now In Effect Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 2/8/2014
Georgia Federal Court Does Not Require Internal Communications Of Outside Counsel To Be Listed On Privilege Log Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 2/7/2014
New York State Issues Public Notice of Draft Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4s) Permit for New York City Greenberg Traurig, LLP 2/7/2014
EPA Proposes Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) Take Over Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Permitting in Texas Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 2/7/2014
Senate Finance Committee Tax Reform Proposal Streamlines Energy Tax Credits McDermott Will & Emery 2/6/2014
One Day Left to Share Your Comments about the Closing Process with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)! McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 2/6/2014
Changes To California Title 24 Energy Use Requirements Effective July 1, 2014 Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 2/5/2014
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Recent Developments: January 6, 2014 - January 31, 2014 Greenberg Traurig, LLP 2/5/2014
Litigation Team Successfully Represents Commercial Landlord At Trial Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 2/4/2014
California Dreamin'? New Energy Use Disclosure Program Requirements not Just Pie in the California Sky von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 2/4/2014
Energy and Environmental Law Update - February 3, 2014 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 2/4/2014
European Union Decision Clears the Way For Fracking Investment Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 2/3/2014
New York Governor Proposes to Extend Brownfield Tax Credit With Major Revisions Greenberg Traurig, LLP 2/3/2014
Construction Contracts and the Fine Print – When Its Bite is Worse Than Its Bark von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 2/2/2014
Innovation and the Changing Regulation of the Electric Industry Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 1/31/2014
New Business Opportunities in Mexico Energy Market Raise Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) Concerns Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 1/31/2014
California Energy Commission Implements New Energy Use Requirements Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 1/31/2014
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Commits To Take Final Action on Coal Ash Regulations Schiff Hardin LLP 1/30/2014
Exclusion of Expert Douglas Buchan Upheld Armstrong Teasdale 1/30/2014
Component Parts Doctrine Applied in Three Fatality Ohio Case Armstrong Teasdale 1/30/2014
Is the Bluegrass Pipeline Selling Pipe Dreams to Kentucky Landowners? McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 1/30/2014
Tennessee Court of Appeals Interprets Exclusionary Clause in Automobile Casualty Insurance Policy Dickinson Wright PLLC 1/30/2014
Citing To Precedent, Nevada Federal Court Rejects FLSA (Fair Labor Standards Act) Tip Claim Asserted By Workers Receiving Minimum Wage Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/30/2014
California Bill Would Authorize Pre-Judgment Wage Liens On Real And Personal Property Of Employers And Third Parties Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 1/29/2014
Supreme Court Declines to Review Seventh Circuit Decision on CERCLA Statute of Limitations Issues (Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act) Schiff Hardin LLP 1/29/2014
Ontario Lottery & Gaming Corporation Releases Request for Pre-Qualification Dickinson Wright PLLC 1/29/2014
Contractors Need to Update Policies and Procedures to Provide Recovery Periods for Outdoor Workers Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 1/29/2014
Texas Supreme Court Rejects Insurer Attempt to Expand Limited Insurance Exclusion for Liability Assumed by Contract, Holding that Insurer Must Defend Construction Defect Dispute Against Insured Gilbert LLP 1/28/2014
Weekly Energy and Environment Law Update – Week of January 27, 2014 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 1/28/2014
New Phosphorus Compliance Legislation Introduced in Wisconsin Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 1/25/2014
Deadline For Completing NJDEP Remedial Investigations Extended For Two Years - New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 1/25/2014
Massachusetts DOER (Department of Energy Resources) Proposes to Expand to 1600 MW Generation Eligible to Create SRECs (Solar Carve-Out II Program) McDermott Will & Emery 1/24/2014
Boilerplate Language May Brew Trouble McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 1/24/2014
New Permit Requires Disclosure of Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids For Offshore Oil and Gas Operations in Southern California Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 1/23/2014
Court of Federal Claims Recognizes Improper Termination for Convenience Claim Without Requiring Intent to Injure Contractor Barnes & Thornburg LLP 1/23/2014
New Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act (HSR) Thresholds for 2014 Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 1/23/2014
No Emergency: The Proposed Illinois Petcoke Rules Will Proceed as a General Rulemaking Schiff Hardin LLP 1/23/2014
Lookout Above! Requiring Landowners To Dedicate An "Overflight" Easement Is Not A Taking, Even When All An Owner Seeks Is A Minor Building Permit Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 1/23/2014
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Proposes to Extend Brownfield Tax Credit With Major Revisions Greenberg Traurig, LLP 1/23/2014
Energy & Environmental Law Update - Week of January 21, 2014 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 1/23/2014
West Virginia and the Importance of Risk Maintenance Greenberg Traurig, LLP 1/22/2014
Florida Homestead Exemption: What You Need to Apply Varnum LLP 1/21/2014
Seventh Circuit Reverses Class Certification in Groundwater Contamination Case Greenberg Traurig, LLP 1/21/2014
California Issues Guidance on Nonprofit Property Owners Hosting Solar McDermott Will & Emery 1/21/2014
Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) Proposes Emergency Petcoke Rules to the Illinois Pollution Control Board Schiff Hardin LLP 1/19/2014
Department of Transportation's (DOT) New National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Categorical Exclusion May Actually Speed Project Delivery Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 1/17/2014
New Export Control Changes Affect Naval Warfare and Ground Vehicles Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 1/17/2014
Focus on Savings Opportunities: Merchandise Processing Fees Eliminated for Pharmaceutical and Civil Aircraft Imports from Certain Fee Trade Partner Countries Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 1/15/2014
Extension of May 7, 2014 Remedial Investigation Deadline Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 1/15/2014
Energy and Environment Update - January 13, 2014 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 1/14/2014
California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) Adds New Chemical to Proposition 65 List, Setting up Product Manufacturers/Distributors as Targets to Eager Plaintiffs' Bar Greenberg Traurig, LLP 1/14/2014
Guidance Issued on Historic Tax Credit Transaction Structures Godfrey & Kahn S.C. 1/14/2014
Kiosk Licenses — Open Air Freedom? von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 1/14/2014
Financial Services Legislative and Regulatory Update - January 13, 2014 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 1/14/2014
Extension of 2012 Water Quality Planning Act Sent to Governor Christie of New Jersey Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 1/14/2014
Disposition of Tangible Personal Property in a Side Letter Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. 1/14/2014
Seventh Circuit Holds That Illinois Mortgages Need Only Substantially Comply With Mortgage Form in Statute Barnes & Thornburg LLP 1/13/2014
Time-Share Salesperson Not Entitled to Unemployment Insurance Benefits, Tennessee Supreme Court Rules Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/13/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – January 13, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 1/13/2014
Comment Period Almost Over for OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) Crystalline Silica Proposal McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 1/13/2014
Hey Wait, What About North Carolina's Fancy New Quasi-Judicial Statute? Poyner Spruill LLP 1/12/2014
Energy Reform Approved by the Mexican Congress Greenberg Traurig, LLP 1/11/2014
EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) Publishes Proposed Rule to Cap Carbon Emissions from New Power Plants Barnes & Thornburg LLP 1/11/2014
EPA Issues National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit that Includes Limited Chemical Disclosure Requirements for Oil and Gas Operations Offshore California Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 1/10/2014
60 Minutes’ “The Cleantech Crash”: CBS News Program’s Criticism of the Clean Energy Industry and the Reaction of Clean Energy Advocates Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 1/10/2014
Criminal Charges Dropped against Mining Company, Foreman Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/10/2014
Foreclosing on Abandoned Properties in Wisconsin After Carson Godfrey & Kahn S.C. 1/9/2014
Greenhouse Gas Limits for New Power Plants – Comments due to EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) by March 10, 2014 McDermott Will & Emery 1/9/2014
New California Statutes Potentially Increase Owners’ and Developers’ Exposure Under the Prevailing Wage Law Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 1/9/2014
Energy Regulators FERC (Federal Energy Regulatory Commission), CFTC (Commodity Futures Trading Commission) Finally Reach Proactive Understanding on Jurisdiction and Information Sharing McDermott Will & Emery 1/9/2014
Pennsylvania Supreme Court Strikes Down Fracking Zoning Law: Governor Tom Corbett Contests the Ruling Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 1/9/2014
Corporate Jets Relocated to Kentucky because of Tax Break McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 1/9/2014
No News Is Good News? New Jersey Legislature Winds Down Its Session Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 1/9/2014
Wyoming Again Takes the Lead in Fracking Regulation Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 1/9/2014
Florida Supreme Court Rejects Restriction on Availability of Condominium Association Receiverships Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. 1/8/2014
Marital versus Separate Property in Virginia Divorces Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. 1/8/2014
EPA Formally Recognizes ASTM E1527-13 as Compliant with CERCLA's (Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act) All Appropriate Inquiry Rule Greenberg Traurig, LLP 1/8/2014
Georgia Now Issues Driver's Licenses to Non-U.S. Citizens with Pending Extensions Greenberg Traurig, LLP 1/8/2014
Seventh Circuit Rejects Claim For Alleged Unpaid Wages Finding Construction Firm Lacked Actual or Constructive Knowledge of Alleged Work Jackson Lewis P.C. 1/8/2014
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Recent Developments: December 23, 2013 - January 3, 2014 Greenberg Traurig, LLP 1/8/2014
We're Getting Warmer: Why Advising Clients To Disclose Material Risks Associated With Climate Change Is Best Practice S.J. Quinney College of Law 1/8/2014
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) Gets (One of) Its Wish(es): Citation Authority for Wetland Violations Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 1/8/2014
Thinking of Establishing Florida Residency?: What to Consider Before Changing Your Legal Residence Varnum LLP 1/8/2014
Counting Construction Jobs – What Regional Centers and Project Companies Need to Know Greenberg Traurig, LLP 1/7/2014
Here’s an Energy Idea More Municipal Leaders Need to Consider Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 1/7/2014
Does Wireless Media Innovations Have a Lock on Tracking Shipping Containers in a Shipping Yard? Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 1/7/2014
Wisconsin Supreme Court Upholds Broad Asbestos Exclusion von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 1/6/2014
Energy & Environmental Law Update - Week of January 6, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 1/6/2014
Barclays Motion to Dismiss Claims Raises Significant Issues About FERC (Federal Energy Regulatory Commission) Jurisdiction Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 1/6/2014
EPA Proposes Updates to Air Standards for Newly Manufactured Woodstoves and Heaters / Updates Would Make the Next Generation of Woodstoves and Heaters Significantly Cleaner and More Efficient U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 1/5/2014
Michigan Upper Peninsula Power Crisis Varnum LLP 1/4/2014
New Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Petitions Filed on Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Products from China and Taiwan Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 1/3/2014
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Sign Long-Awaited Memoranda of Understanding on Jurisdiction and Information Sharing Schiff Hardin LLP 1/3/2014
Maryland Begins Issuing "Second-Tier" Driver's Licenses to Undocumented Immigrants Greenberg Traurig, LLP 1/3/2014
Indiana Court of Appeals Provides Incentive for Cities and Towns to Declare Exclusive Sewer Service Territories Outside Their Borders Barnes & Thornburg LLP 1/3/2014
Cruising into 2014: New Year, New Driving Laws in Illinois Barnes & Thornburg LLP 1/1/2014
EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) Adopts New Standard for Conducting All Appropriate Inquiries Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 12/30/2013
California Employers: What You Need to Know for 2014 – Everything Else Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 12/30/2013
Senate Finance Committee Proposes Overhaul of Renewable Energy Tax Incentives for Electricity and Fuel Production Godfrey & Kahn S.C. 12/30/2013
Arizona Local Counsel Information Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 12/29/2013
Sixth Circuit Holds That Affiliated Business Arrangements Are Not Bound by HUD’s (Housing and Urban Development) Statement of Policy Regarding Sham Affiliated Business Arrangements (AfBA) Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 12/28/2013
Prospective Waivers of the Fair Market Value Defense Held Invalid in Arizona Court Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 12/27/2013
Aquinnah’s Long and Winding Road to Gaming May Have Hit the Ultimate Roadblock Dickinson Wright PLLC 12/27/2013
Unlocking the Potential of Shale Gas in the UK Energy Mix Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 12/27/2013
No Private Attorney General Fees for Homeowner Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 12/26/2013
Reframing Climate Change: A Public Health-based Climate Change Framework Northeastern University School of Law 12/26/2013
Italy: Changes to Minimum Guaranteed Electricity Sales Price for Renewable Energy Plants McDermott Will & Emery 12/26/2013
Reform Opens Door to Private Investment in Mexico’s Energy Sector Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 12/25/2013
Robinson Township: Pennsylvania Act 13 Zoning Preemption for Oil & Gas Invalidated Greenberg Traurig, LLP 12/24/2013
How Can I Get a Cell Tower on My Property? Varnum LLP 12/24/2013
Michigan State Tax Commission Issues Clarification on New Property Tax Uncapping Statute Varnum LLP 12/23/2013
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) Announce Largest Auto Loan Discrimination Settlement in History Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 12/23/2013
Energy and Environment Law Update - December 23, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 12/23/2013
Disaster Losses Down From 2012 Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) 12/23/2013
Unified Patent System Will Save European Energy and Cleantech Innovators Thousands Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 12/22/2013
California Employers: What You Need to Know for 2014 Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 12/22/2013
D.C. Circuit Remands Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Orders Regarding Use Of Shared Transmission Paths by Southwest Power Pool (SPP) and Midwest Independent System Operator (MISO) Schiff Hardin LLP 12/22/2013
New Presidential Directive for Federal Agencies May Mean More Value for Renewable Energy Projects and Commercial Buildings Godfrey & Kahn S.C. 12/22/2013
Pennsylvania High Court Rules on Amended Oil and Gas Act Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 12/21/2013
Update: Last Obstacle Cleared for Mexican Energy Reform Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 12/20/2013
Senate Finance Committee Proposes Overhaul of Clean Energy Tax Provisions Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 12/19/2013
European Commission Investigates Exemption from Renewable Energy Surcharge for Energy-Intensive Companies in Germany McDermott Will & Emery 12/19/2013
The Critical Role of the Foreclosure Receiver in Wisconsin von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 12/18/2013
Energy and Environment Update - December 17, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 12/18/2013
Michigan Governor Snyder Signs MISS Dig Legislation Varnum LLP 12/18/2013
Mexican Energy Reforms Bring E&P (Exploration and Production) Opportunities and Much More McDermott Will & Emery 12/17/2013
Homeowners in Arizona Cannot Assert Claims Against Subcontractors for Breach of Implied Warranty Dickinson Wright PLLC 12/17/2013
California Legislative Update for 2014 Vedder Price 12/17/2013
New Company Formed after Merger now the World's Biggest Airline McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 12/16/2013
Financial Services Legislative and Regulatory Update - December 16, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 12/16/2013
Department of Transportation Announces 2014 Random Testing Rates Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/15/2013
Air Regulation Update – Part II Re: Greenhouse Gases Greenberg Traurig, LLP 12/14/2013
Price-Fixing Executive Dealt Tough Sentence for Role in Cartel McDermott Will & Emery 12/14/2013
Mexican Federal Congress Approves Important Constitutional Energy Reform Bill Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 12/13/2013
New York District Court Rejects FDNY (New York City Fire Department) Employees’ Bid To Be Paid For Commuting Time Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/13/2013
Releasing Lease Guarantees by Mistake in England Greenberg Traurig, LLP 12/13/2013
EPA’s (Environmental Protection Agency) January 2014 Section 316(b) Rulemaking to Require Best Available Technology (BAT) for Cooling Water Intake Structures at Hundreds of Existing Manufacturing Facilities and Power Plants Greenberg Traurig, LLP 12/12/2013
Key Deepwater Horizon Criminal Charges Dismissed Against Two BP Officials Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 12/12/2013
Are You on South African Santa’s Naughty or Nice List? Re: Bids for Renewable Energy Projects Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 12/12/2013
A Gift That Lasts A Lifetime – And Beyond Re: Conservation Easements McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 12/12/2013
Wisconsin Doubles Supplemental Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 12/12/2013
Government Safety Agencies Set Regulatory Agendas Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/12/2013
Energy and Environment Update December 9, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 12/11/2013
Section 1110 Implications of Second Circuit AMR Make-Whole Ruling Vedder Price 12/11/2013
Aircraft Securitizations and the Proposed Rules for Credit Risk Retention Vedder Price 12/10/2013
On the Second Day of Privacy, California Gave to Me…… Re: New California Consumer Laws Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 12/10/2013
Mexico To Vote On Historic Amendment To Open Oil Industry To Private Investment Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 12/10/2013
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Issues Final Policy Clarification on NCTs (Noncitizen Trusts) Vedder Price 12/10/2013
Sierra Club Challenge to Coal Plant Air Permit Fails Varnum LLP 12/9/2013
What Due Diligence is Due?‎ Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 12/9/2013
Hey, Hey . . . Ho, Ho, Sometimes You Just Have To Let Them Go: Reasonableness in Dealing with Lease Assignment Requests von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 12/9/2013
Challenge to Detroit Air Permit Fails Varnum LLP 12/9/2013
Improving Miners’ Safety and Health U.S. Department of Labor 12/9/2013
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Energy (DOE) Release Annual Fuel Economy Guide with 2014 Models U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 12/8/2013
Delaware Supreme Court Defines Unexhausted Insurance Policies as Property of Dissolved Corporations Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 12/7/2013
Proposed EPA Water Rule Could Expand Regulatory Authority Over Streams and Wetlands Varnum LLP 12/7/2013
Dormant Commerce Clause Update – 4th Circuit Panel Talks Trash Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 12/6/2013
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Approves Version 5 Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) Reliability Standards, Rejects Key Reforms Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 12/6/2013
Substantial Evidence Test Applies to Decision Not to Require Additional Environmental Impact Report (EIR) Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 12/6/2013
Consumers Energy May Terminate Case for New Gas Plant Varnum LLP 12/5/2013
Abandonment Does Not Lift Stay Re: Bankruptcy Greenberg Traurig, LLP 12/5/2013
Remedial Investigation Deadline To Be Extended? Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 12/5/2013
Latin American Region Environmental Report: Peru Highlights (Volume III 2013) Beveridge & Diamond PC 12/5/2013
Florida Bans Texting While Driving Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/5/2013
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues New Rule Regarding Consumer Mortgage Transaction Forms Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 12/5/2013
Latin American Region Environmental Report: Chile Highlights (Volume III 2013) Beveridge & Diamond PC 12/5/2013
Latin American Region Environmental Report: Colombia Highlights (Volume III 2013) Beveridge & Diamond PC 12/5/2013
Progress on the Western Front in the Solar Net Metering Battle? Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 12/5/2013
Vestas Completes Factory Testing of World’s Most Powerful Wind Turbine Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 12/5/2013
Latin American Region Environmental Report: Mexico Highlights (Volume III 2013) Beveridge & Diamond PC 12/4/2013
Hair Testing For DOT (Department of Transportation) Drivers Proposed In Congress Jackson Lewis P.C. 12/4/2013
Recent Informal Guidance on Homeless Children with Disabilities von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 12/4/2013
Latin American Region Environmental Report: Brazil Highlights (Volume III 2013) Beveridge & Diamond PC 12/4/2013
The Economic Opportunity Act of 2013 – Incentives and Challenges For Residential Developers Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 12/4/2013
U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Proposes to Revise Silica Standards and Extends Comment Period Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 12/3/2013
Latin American Region Environmental Report: Argentina Highlights (Volume III 2013) Beveridge & Diamond PC 12/3/2013
Key Information You Need To Know Regarding Loan Fraud Godfrey & Kahn S.C. 12/3/2013
Garden State Growth Zones Under The Economic Opportunity Act of 2013 Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 12/3/2013
Michigan Electric Reliability Project to Include Focus on Outages Varnum LLP 12/3/2013
Trespass and Nuisance: Preventative Measures Varnum LLP 12/2/2013
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Amends Pro Forma Small Generator Interconnection Procedures (SGIP) and Small Generator Interconnection Agreement (SGIA) Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 12/2/2013
Construction Contractor Sues Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) To Block New Regulations Barnes & Thornburg LLP 11/29/2013
National Fire Protection Association "NFPA" Adopts New Standard Banning Gas Purging Jackson Lewis P.C. 11/28/2013
Utilities Building More Wind Farms in Michigan Varnum LLP 11/27/2013
California: Delayed AB 1103 Energy Benchmarking and Disclosure Requirements Set To Go Into Effect In January 2014 Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 11/27/2013
Gearing Up for Black Friday on Thursday Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) 11/27/2013
Tax Preparer Sued for Negligent Tax Handling McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 11/27/2013
California: DOGGR Releases Proposed Regulations and Interim Compliance Notice Regarding Hydraulic Fracturing and Acidization Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 11/27/2013
What is the Social Cost of Carbon? Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is now Taking Comments on that Issue McDermott Will & Emery 11/27/2013
Electric Reliability Actions at November 21, 2013 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Open Meeting Schiff Hardin LLP 11/27/2013
Energy & Environmental Law Update - Week of November 25, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 11/26/2013
The Reemergence of Branded Residential Realty Greenberg Traurig, LLP 11/25/2013
New Mexico Public Regulation Commission Changes Renewable Energy Regulations Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 11/25/2013
Construction Fraud Costs An Estimated $860 Billion Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) 11/24/2013
Offering Safety and Health Assistance to Midwest Tornado Damaged Communities U.S. Department of Labor 11/23/2013
New Battery Lab at University of Michigan Varnum LLP 11/23/2013
Tri-County Lexus to Pay $50,000 to Settle EEOC Religious Discrimination Suit U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 11/22/2013
Illinois Releases Proposed Hydraulic Fracturing Regulations McDermott Will & Emery 11/22/2013
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Proposed Rule for Crystalline Silica Greenberg Traurig, LLP 11/22/2013
D.C. Circuit Orders Department of Energy "DOE" to Stop Collecting Nuclear Waste Fee McDermott Will & Emery 11/21/2013
Fraud by Omission Claims: Pleading Isn’t Easy Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 11/21/2013
Getting Closer to Making Good Energy Decisions in Michigan Varnum LLP 11/21/2013
Valuing Contaminated Property Greenberg Traurig, LLP 11/20/2013
Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) Says Presque Isle Coal-Fired Plant in Michigan Must Stay Open Varnum LLP 11/20/2013
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Issues Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) Permitting The Sharing of Non-Public Information Between Natural Gas Pipelines and Electric Transmission Operators Schiff Hardin LLP 11/20/2013
Midwest Tornado Insured Losses Could Top $1B Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) 11/19/2013
Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) Rules Increase Maximum Penalties and Revise Investigation and Hearing Procedures Barnes & Thornburg LLP 11/19/2013
Export Control Changes Affecting Aircraft Industry Take Effect Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 11/19/2013
Will Fracking Recipes Remain Secret? Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 11/18/2013
Is the Florida Land Trust the Right Plan for Canadians? Altro Levy LLP 11/18/2013
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Recent Developments: November 4, 2013 – November 8, 2013 Greenberg Traurig, LLP 11/18/2013
Important Tax Incremental Financing (TIF) Legislation Signed into Law in Wisconsin: Additional Tools Available for Towns to Finance Development Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 11/18/2013
GOCE Satellite Makes Fiery Fall to Earth Re: European Space Agency’s Gravity Field and Steady-State Ocean Circulation Explorer Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) 11/17/2013
Low Insurance Impact Expected from Haiyan Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) 11/17/2013
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Institutes Proceeding to Determine Whether Idaho Power Company Can Continue to Sell at Market-based Rates 11/16/2013
Approval of Settlement in Housing Authority Class Action Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 11/15/2013
New York Landowners Circulate Draft Complaint Challenging New York Fracking Moratorium and Solicit Funds for the Effort Greenberg Traurig, LLP 11/15/2013
Reigning in Reckless Regulators Re: Unclaimed Property in California Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 11/15/2013
Notices of Arrival on the Outer Continental Shelf (Federal Register Publication) (Notice of Enforcement of Regulation) 11/15/2013
Customers Seek to Lower Returns for Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) Transmission Owners and also Challenge Capital Structure and Incentive Adders Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 11/14/2013
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Civil Penalties Increase, Just in Time for the Holidays! Barnes & Thornburg LLP 11/14/2013
New York Appellate Court Issues Important Decision for Municipal Stormwater Regulation Greenberg Traurig, LLP 11/14/2013
Why Not Pass a HEARTH Act for Rights of Way? Re: Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible Tribal Homeownership Act Godfrey & Kahn S.C. 11/14/2013
Draft of Clean Water Jurisdiction Rule Leaked Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 11/14/2013
North Carolina Court of Appeals: Parties Seeking Enforcement of a Note Need to Make the Chain of Title Clear in the Pleadings, and Should Plainly Request to the Trial Court That Any Dismissal of Their Complaint be Without Prejudice Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 11/14/2013
National Priorities List Additions Re: EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) 11/14/2013
Assessing Wind Energy Opportunities in Michigan Varnum LLP 11/13/2013
Always on Your Mind: Why Insurance Should Be an Integral Part of a Company’s Loss Prevention Strategy Gilbert LLP 11/12/2013
New Tax in Mexico Applicable to the Energy Sector Greenberg Traurig, LLP 11/12/2013
OGX Petróleo e Gas Participações SA (OGX) Insolvency – What Distressed Investors Need to Know About Brazilian Bankruptcy Process Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 11/12/2013
Auction Rigger Enters Guilty Plea McDermott Will & Emery 11/12/2013
Storm Water Flooding as a Continuing Nuisance in Pennsylvania Greenberg Traurig, LLP 11/12/2013
Upper Peninsula Michigan Power Plant May Close Varnum LLP 11/12/2013
United Automobile Workers (UAW) Nominates Dennis Williams as Next President Barnes & Thornburg LLP 11/9/2013
A New Michigan Tax Law May Help Families Avoid Uncapping on Certain Inter-Family Real Property Transfers Dickinson Wright PLLC 11/9/2013
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) Releases Three Draft Guidance Documents on Storm Water Management Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 11/8/2013
Wind Turbine Noise Mitigation Required Varnum LLP 11/8/2013
New York City Proposes Expansion of Actions Exempt from City Environmental Quality Review (CEQR) Greenberg Traurig, LLP 11/7/2013
The President’s New Climate Change Executive Order – What Does it Mean for the Energy Sector? McDermott Will & Emery 11/7/2013
Homeowners May Still Get Compensation For Loss Of Ocean View Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 11/6/2013
Midnight Raid 2.0, Hotel Management Agreements Under Siege Greenberg Traurig, LLP 11/6/2013
Notable Virginia Supreme Court Rulings Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 11/6/2013
Indiana Supreme Court Revisits and Reaffirms Constitutionality of Tax Sale Mortgagee Notice Requirements Barnes & Thornburg LLP 11/6/2013
Supreme Court Grants Limited Review of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Regulations Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 11/6/2013
The Oil and Gas Industry in Kurdistan Drives Forward 11/6/2013
Sixth Circuit Upholds Rule 11 Sanctions for “Meritless” Medical Monitoring Claims Beveridge & Diamond PC 11/6/2013
Offshore Europe Showcases Internationalization of North Sea Oil and Gas Capabilities 11/6/2013
Two Sports Icons and Myriad Land Use Issues Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 11/5/2013
Considering the Challenges Facing Asian Nations’ Moves to Develop Shale Gas Resources Greenberg Traurig, LLP 11/5/2013
Energy & Environmental Law Update - Week of November 4, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 11/5/2013
Georgia High Court Certifies Landowner Class in Noxious Fumes Suit Beveridge & Diamond PC 11/5/2013
Norwegian Oil and Gas Technology and Know-How Driving Deep Water Activity Andrews Kurth 11/5/2013
Solar Bankruptcy Trustee Sues for $950 Million Varnum LLP 11/4/2013
This Land Is Your Land - I Better Keep Off Re: Cottage Law in Michigan Varnum LLP 11/4/2013
Don't Let These Issues "Pop-Up" On You: Hot Issues Addressed at the International Council of Shopping Center (ICSC) Legal Conference von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 11/4/2013
Reform of Michigan’s Unclaimed Property Audit Standards Schiff Hardin LLP 11/4/2013
Don’t Hazard a Guess: December 1 is the Deadline for OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) Employee Training McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 11/4/2013
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Announces $181 Million of Loan Guarantees Available for Biorefinery Projects Godfrey & Kahn S.C. 11/4/2013
Amendment to Michigan Condominium Act Clarifies Audit Requirements for Condominium Associations Dickinson Wright PLLC 11/3/2013
If You Bought It, Will They Come? – Upstream Oil & Gas Joint Ventures After the Latest Land Grabs Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 11/2/2013
Wind Farm to Have 50 Percent Michigan Content Varnum LLP 11/2/2013
Contingent Business Interruption Insurance - Insuring Against the Unfathomable McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 11/2/2013
What Landlords Need to Know about Fair Housing Laws and “Source of Income” Varnum LLP 11/2/2013
Michigan Department of Environmental Quality's (DEQ) Missed Wetland Deadline Raises Questions for Farmers Varnum LLP 11/2/2013
Michigan Supreme Court Decision Imposes New Duty on Landlords Dickinson Wright PLLC 11/1/2013
Energy Gala Lights Up Varnum LLP 11/1/2013
Rethinking Preemption in the Defense of Aerosol Cans (And Other Department of Transportation (DOT)-Regulated Containers) Barnes & Thornburg LLP 11/1/2013
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Recent Developments: October 21, 2013 - October 25, 2013 Greenberg Traurig, LLP 11/1/2013
New Legislation Would Vacate Proposed Carbon Pollution Standard for New Power Plants McDermott Will & Emery 11/1/2013
Does the Clean Air Act Preempt State Law Nuisance Claims Against Power Plants? McDermott Will & Emery 10/31/2013
Keep It Clean: EPA Endorses New American Society for Testing Materials (ASTM) Standard for Conducting Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs) Dickinson Wright PLLC 10/31/2013
“So You’re Saying There’s A Chance…”: Yellowstone Injunctions Alive and Well in the New York Commercial Division Re: Landlord Tenant Issues Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 10/31/2013
Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) Brokers – What About George Babbitt? Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 10/30/2013
Exploring Michigan’s Economic/Environment/ Energy Future Varnum LLP 10/30/2013
South Carolina High Court Finds Odors and Intangibles Do Not Constitute Trespass Beveridge & Diamond PC 10/29/2013
Non-Protestable Task Order Procurement Decision Shuts Out Incumbent Contractor Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 10/29/2013
Energy and Environment Law Update - October 29, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/29/2013
Fourth Circuit Rejects Surface Owners’ Trespass Claim Against Drilling Operator Beveridge & Diamond PC 10/29/2013
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Promulgates Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Significant New Use Rule For Perfluorinated Chemicals – And Limits Its Applicability To “Articles” Greenberg Traurig, LLP 10/29/2013
Texas Jury Declines to Award Damages in $10B Toxic Flaring Case Beveridge & Diamond PC 10/29/2013
Maryland High Court Allows “Every Exposure” Testimony in Asbestos Case Beveridge & Diamond PC 10/29/2013
The California Corporations Code – Where The Dead Live On Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 10/29/2013
Iowa Supreme Court Strikes “Exposure Estimate” Testimony in Pesticide Suit Beveridge & Diamond PC 10/28/2013
Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Emphasized: Department of Energy (DOE) Rebrands Clean Energy Application Centers Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 10/28/2013
Sixth Circuit Requires Expert Testimony to Prove Causation in Paper Mill Nuisance Case Beveridge & Diamond PC 10/28/2013
New York Issues Its Final Environmental Audit Incentive Policy Greenberg Traurig, LLP 10/28/2013
Potentially High Duties Could Be Imposed On R-134a Refrigerant Gas From China Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 10/25/2013
Support for Airlines Merger Grows McDermott Will & Emery 10/25/2013
Low Cost Strategies for Meeting the End of the Year "Begin Construction" Requirement for the 30% Investment Tax Credit Godfrey & Kahn S.C. 10/25/2013
Massachusetts “Tailoring Rule” Adjusts Major Source Permitting But Ignores Expanded Minor Source Permitting for Greenhouse Gases Beveridge & Diamond PC 10/25/2013
California Court of Appeal Opens Doors for Construction Defect Claims Outside of the Right to Repair Act [VIDEO] Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 10/25/2013
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) Seeks Comment on Particulate Monitor Guidance Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 10/25/2013
Beginning Construction Without Needing to Break Ground: Low Cost Strategies for Investment Tax Credit for Renewable Energy Godfrey & Kahn S.C. 10/24/2013
Keep Calm and Don't Carry On Proven Tactics to Defeat and Settle Claims Asserted by Bankruptcy Trustees and Debtors Poyner Spruill LLP 10/24/2013
Don’t Discount Computer-Related Inventions from Patentability Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/24/2013
Recent Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Regulated Pipeline Decisions Greenberg Traurig, LLP 10/23/2013
Florida Regulator Fires Salvo In Unclaimed Property Controversy Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 10/22/2013
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Issues Order Addressing General Requirements for Reactive Power Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 10/22/2013
Supreme Court Agrees to Review United States Environmental Protection Agency’s (USEPA) Regulation of Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Stationary Sources Schiff Hardin LLP 10/22/2013
Fracking in Europe – EU Parliament has voted to require Environmental Impact Assessments for shale gas developments Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 10/22/2013
Colorado Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) Sides with Colorado Natural Gas, Inc. and Grants 10.95% ROE in Rate Case Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 10/22/2013
Second Circuit Issues Opinion Addressing “Remedial” vs “Removal” Actions Under Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) Schiff Hardin LLP 10/22/2013
Consumers Energy Seeks Existing Gas-Fired Generation in Michigan Varnum LLP 10/22/2013
After the Shutdown Ends: Getting Back on Track Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. 10/21/2013
Energy and Environmental Law Update - October 21, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/21/2013
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) Releases Draft Rules for Taking Over Texas Greenhouse Gas Permitting from EPA Region 6 Beveridge & Diamond PC 10/21/2013
Michigan’s Solar Industry Organizes Booth for Chicago Varnum LLP 10/20/2013
Ultimate Prep Accelerates New Bridge Projects Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) 10/20/2013
New Energy Storage Mandate for California Utilities – Big Promise for Cleantech Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/18/2013
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Finds that Generators Providing Reactive Power without Compensation Must Have Rate Schedule on File; Will not Exercise Enforcement Authority for Past Transgressions in Light of Current Policy Clarification Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 10/18/2013
California Public Utilities Commission (PUC) Adopts First in Nation Energy Storage Requirement Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 10/17/2013
Breaking Bad: The High Cost of Phosphorus Compliance Encourages Permitted Entities to Innovate, Breaking the Old Habit of Engineered, "End of Pipe" Solutions Godfrey & Kahn S.C. 10/17/2013
Following Recent Maryland Ruling, Federal Court Declares New Jersey Scheme to Promote Investment in In-State Generation Unconstitutional McDermott Will & Emery 10/17/2013
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Recent Developments: October 7, 2013 – October 10, 2013 Greenberg Traurig, LLP 10/17/2013
An Update on the “New” Site Cleanup Regulations in Massachusetts Beveridge & Diamond PC 10/16/2013
Supreme Court Accepts Appeal Challenging EPA’s Greenhouse Gas Rules Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 10/16/2013
Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Affirms Validity of Late-Recorded Variance Beveridge & Diamond PC 10/16/2013
Energy and Environment Law Update - October 14, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/16/2013
Converting Corn Stalks into Biofuel Varnum LLP 10/16/2013
Challenge to Redevelopment of Church Site in Cambridge, Massachusetts Demonstrates Delays in Development Even from Inartful Opponents Beveridge & Diamond PC 10/16/2013
U.S. Supreme Court To Consider Challenge to Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Greenhouse Gas Decisions Greenberg Traurig, LLP 10/15/2013
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Expected to Withdraw Direct Final Rule Approving Use of Revised ASTM E1527 Standard for Phase I Environmental Site Assessments Beveridge & Diamond PC 10/15/2013
On the Verge of Government Shutdown, US House of Representatives Unanimously Votes to Amend... Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. 10/14/2013
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Delays Electric Quarterly Reports (EQRs) Filing Deadline Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 10/13/2013
Arizona’s Broad Anti-Deficiency Protection Confirmed Dickinson Wright PLLC 10/11/2013
Trust vs. Best Practices: The Dangers Posed By Lien Waivers Much Shelist, P.C. 10/11/2013
Wearing Two Hats: Bad Fashion, and a Potentially Costly Mistake for Engineers and Architects Much Shelist, P.C. 10/11/2013
Shift in Minnesota’s Law on Indemnification in Construction Contracts Barnes & Thornburg LLP 10/10/2013
More Michigan Wind Farms to Commence Construction in 2013 Varnum LLP 10/10/2013
Texas Regulators Take First Steps to Acquire Greenhouse Gas Permitting Authority Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 10/10/2013
New Michigan Law Allows Landlords to Remove Property of Deceased Tenants Without Judicial Action Varnum LLP 10/10/2013
Georgia’s Tort Apportionment Statute Does Not Abolish Contribution Claims by Contractor against Architect Barnes & Thornburg LLP 10/10/2013
Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) Finalizes Rules for Solar Carve-Out Program McDermott Will & Emery 10/10/2013
The European Court of Justice Overturns, Unfreezes EU Iran Sanctions Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 10/10/2013
Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Enforces a Negotiated Limitation of Liability Provision Consistent With Indiana Law Barnes & Thornburg LLP 10/9/2013
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Proposes Carbon Emissions Rules for New Power Plants Godfrey & Kahn S.C. 10/8/2013
Energy and Environmental Law Update - Week of October 7, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/8/2013
Governor Brown Signs Senate Bill 4 Regulating Hydraulic Fracturing Well Stimulation Treatments Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 10/8/2013
Congress Passes Two Hydropower Bills During a Summer of Gridlock Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/7/2013
Department of Energy Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) Will Exercise Its Authority to Issue Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Grants to Venture Capital Majority-Owned Small Businesses Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/7/2013
New Colorado Microgrid Closer to Reality: Niobrara NatGas LLC Receives Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity (CPCN) – First New Colorado Natural Gas LDC Since 1997 Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 10/7/2013
Power Plant Cases in the Supreme Court McDermott Will & Emery 10/7/2013
Financial Services Legislative and Regulatory Update - Week of October 7, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/7/2013
Pop-Ups and Kiosks, and Carts – Oh My! Specialty Leases Take Shopping Centers by Storm von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 10/7/2013
Michigan Adopt-A-Watt Helps Library Varnum LLP 10/7/2013
Growing Michigan Agricultural News - Third Quarter 2013 Varnum LLP 10/5/2013
Freedom of Use of Copyrighted Court Documents McDermott Will & Emery 10/4/2013
Government Shutdown Affects Federal Aviation Administration Registration Office – Aircraft Transactions Barnes & Thornburg LLP 10/4/2013
Solar Energy Industries Association Proposes Compromise Plan for U.S. - China Solar Conflict McDermott Will & Emery 10/4/2013
Government Shutdown – Implications for Government Environmental Programs and Activities Beveridge & Diamond PC 10/4/2013
Maryland Legislature Fixes Problems Left Over From 2012 Indemnity Deed of Trust (IDOT) Legislation Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 10/4/2013
The False Claims Act is Not a License to Divulge Employer Confidences Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/4/2013
Utilizing Renewable Energy Tax Incentives to Make Your Tribal Energy Projects a Reality Godfrey & Kahn S.C. 10/4/2013
Condo Hotels: What's the Reality? Sale of Real Estate or Security -- Ninth Circuit Sheds Some Light Greenberg Traurig, LLP 10/3/2013
Department of Energy Authorizes Fourth Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Facility to Export to Non-Free-Trade Agreement Countries Schiff Hardin LLP 10/3/2013
The North Carolina Supreme Court: Metrics for 2013 Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 10/2/2013
Burn Testing Excluded As Unreliable in New Hampshire Case Armstrong Teasdale 10/2/2013
Government Shutdown and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): What you need to know Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 10/2/2013
Energy & Environmental Law Update - Week of October 1, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/2/2013
Council on Affordable Housing (COAH)’s Third Round Rules Struck Down By New Jersey Supreme Court. Good For Builders? Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 10/2/2013
Energy and Environment Law Update - September 30, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/1/2013
Negotiating the Lease for New Office Space Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. 10/1/2013
Houston Air Ordinance Upheld by Texas Appeals Court Beveridge & Diamond PC 10/1/2013
An Important Victory for Competitive Electricity Markets Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 10/1/2013
Methane-to-Methanol Plant Operational Varnum LLP 10/1/2013
Pooled Units and the Implied Surface Easement Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 10/1/2013
Michigan Tart Cherry Growers Gain Access to Federal Crop Insurance Varnum LLP 9/30/2013
Net Metering Participation Increases in Michigan Varnum LLP 9/30/2013
Financial Services Legislative and Regulatory Law Update - September 30, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 9/30/2013
Ninth Circuit Holds that a Properly Structured Voluntary Rental Program Offering Does Not Convert Hotel Condominium Units into Securities Greenberg Traurig, LLP 9/30/2013
EnerNOC’s Partnership with Massachusetts Wins “Project of the Year” Award Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 9/28/2013
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Climate Change Report Greenberg Traurig, LLP 9/27/2013
Flushable Wipes: A Smelly Business Tycko & Zavareei LLP 9/27/2013
Hospital and Health System M&A Series: Preparing a Hospital or Health System for Sale or Partnership Transactions – Part Two McDermott Will & Emery 9/27/2013
Opening the Floodgates for the Water Industry McDermott Will & Emery 9/26/2013
New Test in Illinois for Aircraft "Rolling Stock" Vedder Price 9/26/2013
IRS Issues Additional Guidance on When Construction Begins for Purposes of Production Tax Credit, Investment Tax Credit McDermott Will & Emery 9/26/2013
EPA Releases Testing, Reporting and Compliance Deadlines for Oil and Gas Storage Tanks Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 9/25/2013
Sell the Cell Lease Separately (When Selling Real Estate) Varnum LLP 9/25/2013
Redeveloping Failed Golf Course Greenberg Traurig, LLP 9/25/2013
Muskegon Considered for Barge Terminal Connecting to Gulf Coast Varnum LLP 9/25/2013
EPA Proposes Rule to Cap Carbon Emissions from New Power Plants Barnes & Thornburg LLP 9/25/2013
Energy and Environment Law Update - September 23, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 9/25/2013
Reincarnating Terminally Ill Golf Course Greenberg Traurig, LLP 9/24/2013
Colorado Flood Damage Estimated at Over $2 Billion Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) 9/24/2013
EPA Reissues Performance Standards for Carbon Dioxide Emissions from New Power Plants Schiff Hardin LLP 9/24/2013
EPA Proposes CO2 Emission Limits for New Power Plants and on Track to Regulate CO2 Emissions from Existing Plants by 2015 McDermott Will & Emery 9/24/2013
Still Getting Ready to Make Good Energy Decisions in Michigan Varnum LLP 9/24/2013
“One-Stop-Shopping” For State Transmission Siting Approvals?‎ Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 9/23/2013
EU Court Strikes Down Iran Asset Freeze Sanctions: Council of the European Union Urged to Act with more Rigour McDermott Will & Emery 9/23/2013
EPA Proposes New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) for Power Plants Greenberg Traurig, LLP 9/20/2013
Watt's New? Michigan Energy News - September 2013 Varnum LLP 9/20/2013
Indiana Commission Approves Headwaters Wind Project Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 9/20/2013
Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to Propose NEPA Streamlining Rules Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 9/20/2013
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center Releases 2013 Clean Technology Industry Report Showing Strong Growth in Massachusetts Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 9/19/2013
Minimizing the Legal and Financial Risks of Cottage Ownership Varnum LLP 9/19/2013
Administration to Propose Water Jurisdiction Rule That May Affect Energy and Infrastructure Developers Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 9/19/2013
The Incredible Shrinking Michigan Renewable Energy Surcharge Varnum LLP 9/18/2013
Putting the Canadian-U.S. LLC (Limited Liability Company) Debate to Rest Altro Levy LLP 9/18/2013
Clean Energy: Don't Believe the Shakeout Hype Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 9/18/2013
Coast Guard Looks to Expand Safety and Environmental Management Systems to Vessels on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 9/18/2013
Appreciation of Pre-marital Assets upon Divorce Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. 9/18/2013
New York Proposes To Green Light Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Fueling Stations Greenberg Traurig, LLP 9/18/2013
Lessons Learned about Real Estate Lending in this Last Recession Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 9/18/2013
Energy and Environment Law Update - September 16, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 9/17/2013
Multi-Agency Chemical Advisory on Ammonium Nitrate Asserts EPA Jurisdiction Under the Clean Air Act’s General Duty Clause Beveridge & Diamond PC 9/17/2013
Texas Supreme Court Declines to Clarify Texas Eminent Domain Law Re: Keystone XL Pipeline Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 9/17/2013
Special Master Toasts Brinkmann Positions on Construction of Copreci Patent Claims Regulating Gas Flow to Grills Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 9/16/2013
Second Circuit Rules Against Make-Whole Premium for Refinancing of Accelerated Debt Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 9/15/2013
Environmental Implications of United States Department of Energy's (DOE) Approval of Fourth Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Export Project Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 9/14/2013
Johnson v. Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 9/13/2013
Mortgage Foreclosure Opinions From Judge Wilson and Judge Moon Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 9/13/2013
Arizona Corporation Commission Stops Looking Into Deregulation Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 9/13/2013
Showdown in the Richmond: The City of Richmond Threatens Eminent Domain on Underwater Loans Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 9/13/2013
Number Four – Department of Energy (DOE) Approves LNG Exports for Cove Point Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 9/12/2013
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Proposes New Silica Dust Standard McDermott Will & Emery 9/12/2013
5 Things Landlords and Tenants Need to Know About Subrogation Clauses von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 9/11/2013
North Carolina Supreme Court Limits Private Lawsuits for Sedimentation Violations Poyner Spruill LLP 9/11/2013
Property Tax Notices are in Your Mailbox! Pay Attention! Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. 9/11/2013
Energy and Environmental Law Weekly Update - September 9, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 9/10/2013
New Disclosure Guidance for Non-Traded Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. 9/10/2013
New Jersey Court Bars Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) Reliance On “Guidance” For Stormwater Management Plans Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 9/10/2013
Fifth Circuit Seeks Texas Supreme Court Input in Deepwater Horizon Insurance Coverage Dispute Beveridge & Diamond PC 9/10/2013
The Debt Ceiling & What Government Contractors Can Do Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. 9/10/2013
Innovative Cornfield Arroyo Seco Specific Plan Seeks to Revitalize Neglected Los Angeles Neighborhood Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 9/10/2013
New York High Court To Hear Cases Determining Future of Hydraulic Fracturing Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 9/9/2013
Sewer Reservation Agreement Ordinance Withstands Challenge Preserving Development Rights Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 9/8/2013
Export Control Reform (ECR) Series Episode V: Revisions to Naval Vessel and Military Vehicle Controls – A Regulatory Sea (and Land) Change Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 9/7/2013
Airline Mergers Spark Discussions Across the Industry McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 9/6/2013
Raleigh's New Form-Based Unified Development Ordinance Takes Effect, With Broad Implications Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 9/6/2013
Department of Energy (DOE) Announces Funding for Hydrokinetic Power Projects McDermott Will & Emery 9/6/2013
Settlement Reached for Displaced Family After Mercury Cleanup Beveridge & Diamond PC 9/6/2013
Fourth Circuit Weighs In On Pandhandling and Fortune Teller Ordinances Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 9/5/2013
Energy and Environmental Law Update - Week of September 2, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 9/5/2013
Third Circuit Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) Decision is a Loss for EPA, But Also Contains Warnings for Power Plant Owners McDermott Will & Emery 9/5/2013
Massachusetts’ Nascent Water Technology Cluster is Poised for Strong Growth Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 9/5/2013
Deep Water Offshore Floating Wind Turbines Showcased in Michigan Varnum LLP 9/4/2013
California Court of Appeal Opens the Door for Construction Defect Claims Outside of SB800 Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 9/4/2013
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Addresses Fuel Obligations of Capacity Resources in ISO New England Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 9/4/2013
Owner of Compilation Need Not List Individual Authors to Register Copyright McDermott Will & Emery 9/1/2013
New Jersey Appeals Court Upholds Win In Builder’s Remedy Lawsuit Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 8/31/2013
Has the Doctrine of Claim Vitiation Itself Been Vitiated? Re: Patent Litigation McDermott Will & Emery 8/31/2013
United Kingdom Government Confirms Change to Sustainability Criteria for Biomass McDermott Will & Emery 8/31/2013
Fifth Circuit Panel Hears Oral Argument in Whooping Crane Lawsuit Appeal Beveridge & Diamond PC 8/30/2013
EPA’s Final Rule on Solvent-Contaminated Wipes Reduces Regulatory Burden Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 8/30/2013
Lights Out at Detroit’s Municipal Utility? Varnum LLP 8/30/2013
Pennsylvania Closer to Approving New Oil and Gas Rules Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 8/30/2013
Seventh Circuit Reverses $400,000 Sanction Against Qui Tam Attorney For Recruiting Relators, And Holds That Case Not Barred By Prior Qui Tam Lawsuit Against Same Defendant Tycko & Zavareei LLP 8/29/2013
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality's (TCEQ) Proposed Water Quality Standards Open for Comment Until October 24 Beveridge & Diamond PC 8/29/2013
Latest Development on Brazos River Senior Water Rights Call Beveridge & Diamond PC 8/29/2013
Insurer Required to Defend Waste Disposal Well Operator in Lawsuits Arising from Sinkhole Collapse Beveridge & Diamond PC 8/29/2013
San Francisco's State of Emergency and Microgrids Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 8/28/2013
California Energy Use Disclosure Rules Implementation Postponed Until January 1, 2014 Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 8/28/2013
North Carolina Court of Appeals Ends Its August on the Scope of Easements and Appeals of Quasi-Judicial Decisions Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 8/28/2013
Energy and Environment Law Update - August 26, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 8/28/2013
Is a Limited Liability Company (LLC) good for Canadians buying in the U.S.? Altro Levy LLP 8/27/2013
Chile Developments (Volume II, 2013) Beveridge & Diamond PC 8/26/2013
Gasification Gets a Big Customer Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) 8/25/2013
A Construction Defect Insurance Carrier Need Only Demonstrate That Another Insurance Carrier's Policy May Potentially Cover The Claim In Order To Recover Equitable Contribution To A Settlement Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 8/25/2013
Win for Life Insurer in Unclaimed Property Arena Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 8/25/2013
Made in Michigan Microgrid Under Development Varnum LLP 8/25/2013
Doing The "One-Two" At the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 8/24/2013
California Court of Appeal Allows Tenant's Fraud Suit Against Shopping Center Landlord Based on Estimates for Real Property Taxes, Insurance and Common Area Maintenance Fees in Letter of Intent to Proceed Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 8/24/2013
Argentina Legal Highlights (Volume II, 2013) Beveridge & Diamond PC 8/24/2013
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) Revises Guidance on Commercial Real Estate Lending Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 8/23/2013
Brazil Legal Highlights (Volume II, 2013) Beveridge & Diamond PC 8/23/2013
EPA Endorses New American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) Phase I Standard Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 8/23/2013
Emerson Electric Brings Declaratory Judgment Action Against SIPCO Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 8/23/2013
Watt’s New? Michigan Energy Law News - August 2013 Varnum LLP 8/23/2013
Is The 9th Circuit’s Decision on Trial Payment Plan Promises the Prelude to a Cautionary Tale? Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 8/22/2013
Coming Clean: EPA Finally Adopts Industrial Wipes Standard Much Shelist, P.C. 8/22/2013
Assembly Bill 116, Extending Life of Subdivision Maps, Signed by the California Governor Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 8/22/2013
Raleigh's New Unified Development Code (UDO) Takes Effect September 1 - What Does It Mean for Development? Poyner Spruill LLP 8/22/2013
Project Blue: A UK Stamp Duty Land Tax Case That Made Headlines Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 8/22/2013
Possible UK Power Shortages Raise Concerns McDermott Will & Emery 8/21/2013
Consumers Energy Natural Gas Plant Approval Case Gets Started Varnum LLP 8/21/2013
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Extends Compliance Deadline for Version 4 Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) Reliability Standards Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 8/21/2013
Site Plans: Does 'X' Mark the Spot? Greenberg Traurig, LLP 8/21/2013
Could Your Business Qualify for a 179D Green Building Tax Break? McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 8/21/2013
New Real Estate Developments Affecting Individuals and Businesses [AUDIO] Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. 8/20/2013
Energy and Environment Law Update - August 19, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 8/20/2013
State of North Carolina Files Lawsuit Over Its Ownership of River Beds Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 8/20/2013
I Rent Office Space In A High Rise Building. Who Is Responsible, The Landlord Or The Tenant, For Making It Compliant With The Americans With Disabilities Act? McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 8/19/2013
It's Time to Update Your Real Estate Forms (at Least in California) von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 8/19/2013
Bargain or Bonanza: Is Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) Still a Reliable Tool for Determining Equity Cost? Schiff Hardin LLP 8/19/2013
Distinctions Between Sexes at Golf Clubs Greenberg Traurig, LLP 8/18/2013
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Releases Exam Procedure Updates For Truth in Lending Act (TILA) and Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 8/18/2013
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Initial Decision Lowers Return on Equity (ROEs) for New England Transmission Owners Schiff Hardin LLP 8/18/2013
Landlords: Pay Attention to Criminal Activity on Your Leasehold Property Varnum LLP 8/17/2013
White House Previews List of Incentives to Support Adoption of its Cybersecurity Framework 8/17/2013
EPA Denies Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS) Petitions; American Petroleum Institute (API) and the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) Request Partial Waiver Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 8/16/2013
Important Energy Reform Submitted by Mexico's President Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 8/16/2013
New All Appropriate Inquiries (ASTM) Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment Standards Endorsed by EPA as Constituting “All Appropriate Inquiries” under Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) Barnes & Thornburg LLP 8/16/2013
What To Know About Florida's New Fast-Track Foreclosure Law Greenberg Traurig, LLP 8/16/2013
Congressional Issues Update - Summer 2013 Greenberg Traurig, LLP 8/15/2013
Your California Condo May Be Secure, But Not A Security Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 8/14/2013
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Amends Tank Requirements in Oil & Gas New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 8/14/2013
Savings, Solar, and Shade: Taking Advantage of Arizona's Public School District Energy Contract Statutes Dickinson Wright PLLC 8/14/2013
US Government Accountability Office (GAO) Advocates for Increased Attention on Adapting to the Effects of Climate Change Beveridge & Diamond PC 8/14/2013
Licensing Efficiency and Environmental Streamlining comes to Small Hydro Projects Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 8/12/2013
Solar Project has Dual Axis Tracking Varnum LLP 8/12/2013
Healthcare Real Estate Development: Sweat the Small Stuff Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 8/10/2013
What Export Control Reform Means for You - Episode IV: The New Definition of “Specially Designed” Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 8/9/2013
Read the Fine Print! Restrictions in a Power of Attorney May Invalidate Loan Documents Poyner Spruill LLP 8/9/2013
Unusual Circumstances: California Supreme Court Upholds Limited Use of Future Conditions Baseline Under California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 8/9/2013
In-House Loan Modifications In South Carolina Are Not The Unauthorized Practice of Law Poyner Spruill LLP 8/9/2013
Deepwater Wind, Wins First Federal Auction for Commercial Offshore Wind Development Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 8/9/2013
Imperfect Fit: Abercrombie Store Threatens Location In Tailored-Clothing Mecca Savile Row Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 8/9/2013
Mexico: U.S. Natural Gas Savior? Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 8/9/2013
Getting What You (Didn't) Bargain For: Latent Defects in the Sale of Real Estate McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 8/8/2013
Adverse Possession; Old Issue but Very Real Problem Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 8/8/2013
New Jersey Governor Signs Automatic Variance Bill For Sandy Rebuilding Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 8/8/2013
Federal Energy Regulation Commission (FERC) Asks BP To Show Cause Why It Should Not Be Assessed a $28 Million Civil Penalty And Disgorge $800,000 In Unjust Profits Schiff Hardin LLP 8/8/2013
Wisconsin Governor Walker Signs Wisconsin State Budget Bill Into Law Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 8/8/2013
EPA Issues Final 2013 Renewable Fuels Standard Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 8/8/2013
Checking Off the List: Department of Energy (DOE) Approves a Third Non-Free Trade Agreement (Non-FTA) Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Export Authorization Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 8/8/2013
Acquiring Italian Distressed Renewable Energy Assets McDermott Will & Emery 8/8/2013
City of Asheville and North Carolina Play Game of "Marco Polo" Over Water System Ownership Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 8/7/2013
Energy and Environmental Law Update - Week of August 5, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 8/7/2013
Challenges of EPA Rules Requiring States to Address Greenhouse Gases in State Implementation Program (SIP) Plans Dismissed by D.C. Circuit Barnes & Thornburg LLP 8/7/2013
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Takes Steps to Eliminate Barriers to Transmission Provider and Pipeline Communications 8/7/2013
Region Aims to Be First Solar-Ready Michigan Community Varnum LLP 8/7/2013
ML Strategies Weekly Energy and Environment Update – Week of August 5, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 8/7/2013
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Issues Order Adopting Optional Notice Procedures for Rate Filings by Intrastate and Hinshaw Pipelines Schiff Hardin LLP 8/7/2013
Busy North Carolina Court of Appeals Issues Rulings In Land Use Sphere Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 8/6/2013
Checking the "Landscape" of the North Carolina General Assembly's Just-Concluded Session Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 8/6/2013
A New Wave in Real Estate Investment, or a Beta Test Destined to Flop? Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 8/6/2013
The Sooner, the Better: Not Always True with Trusts McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 8/6/2013
New Bidding Process for Public Projects in Wisconsin von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 8/6/2013
Ruling On Leased Slots Opens Door To On-Reservation Personal Property Taxes Dickinson Wright PLLC 8/5/2013
Telehealth: A Different (but not to be Ignored) Area of Healthcare Real Estate Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 8/5/2013
Healthcare Real Estate – a Boom, a Slow Down, and More…. Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 8/5/2013
Garbage In, Garbage Out Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) 8/4/2013
Imperfect Blend: Fourth Circuit Holds Lanham Act , May Preempt North Carolina Gasoline Blending Statute McDermott Will & Emery 8/2/2013
Congress Passes Legislation to Assist Small Scale Hydropower Development Schiff Hardin LLP 8/2/2013
Third Circuit Holds that District Court Improperly Excluded Expert Testimony in Securities Fraud Case Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 8/2/2013
7th Circuit Decision on Application of Statute of Limitations to Clean Air Act’s Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) Violations Could Hinder EPA Enforcement Initiative Beveridge & Diamond PC 8/2/2013
Developers Knock Out Local California Zoning Hurdle Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 8/2/2013
Proposed California Legislation Seeks More Data, More Regulation for Hydraulic Fracturing, Acidization Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 8/2/2013
Medical Office Today Talks Office Timeshares Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 8/1/2013
Texas Railroad Commission Well-Plugging Program Audited Beveridge & Diamond PC 8/1/2013
Victory for Wisconsin Businesses, Municipalities and Property Owners in Lake Koshkonong Case Godfrey & Kahn S.C. 8/1/2013
California State Water Board Issues New Draft Industrial Storm Water Permit Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 8/1/2013
Medical Office Space and Repurposing (but this time, it’s not what you think) Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 8/1/2013
Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (DPU) Adopts Procedures for Relaxing Eligibility for Net Metering Renewable Energy Facilities McDermott Will & Emery 7/31/2013
TSI East Brunswick, LLC v. Zoning Bd. of Adjustment of Twp. of East Brunswick, Clarifies Standard Of Proof Applicable To Negative Criteria For Conditional Use Variances Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 7/31/2013
Federal Agency Approaches, or Lands On, Charlotte Airport Kerfuffle in North Carolina Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 7/31/2013
Energy and Environment Law Update - July 29, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 7/31/2013
Changes to Missouri Statutes Affect Foreclosure, Uniform Commercial Code, Credit Agreements Armstrong Teasdale 7/31/2013
Big Changes For Monmouth Property Tax Assessments Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 7/30/2013
…And That’s Why I Should Have Let My Ex-Spouse Keep the House Varnum LLP 7/30/2013
Amendments to Illinois Employee Misclassification Act to Affect Construction and Landscaping Companies Schiff Hardin LLP 7/30/2013
Department of Justice Launches an Antitrust Investigation into Pressure Pumping Services Used in Hydraulic Fracturing McDermott Will & Emery 7/30/2013
Property Policy Covers Equipment in Temporary Storage Facility Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP 7/29/2013
Tax Free Income For Up to 14 Days Rental of Personal Residence Varnum LLP 7/29/2013
Natural Gas Generation to Cut Need for Coal in Michigan Varnum LLP 7/29/2013
San Antonio Water System Negotiates $1.1 Billion Clean Water Act Settlement Beveridge & Diamond PC 7/29/2013
House Members Voting to Continue National Security Agency's (NSA) Dragnet Surveillance Received Twice as Much From Defense Contractors MapLight 7/28/2013
Fights That Matter: Local Government and State Tangle Over Ownership and Control of an Airport Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 7/26/2013
Companies Fined for Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions Reporting Errors Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 7/26/2013
New Federal Missouri Case Discusses National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 921 Russell v. Whirlpool Armstrong Teasdale 7/26/2013
Pennsylvania Enacts Tax Law Changes Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 7/26/2013
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Issues Report on Reliability Standards Audit of Salt River Project Schiff Hardin LLP 7/26/2013
In Koontz, the Supreme Court Creates Uncertainty for Permitting Agencies and Opportunities for Developers Barnes & Thornburg LLP 7/26/2013
Follow-Up on Reliability-Related Notices of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) Issued by Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Schiff Hardin LLP 7/26/2013
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Assesses Record Civil Penalty But the Story Is Just Beginning Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 7/26/2013
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Exercises Disruptive Trading Authority for the First Time Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 7/25/2013
Illinois’ Hydraulic Fracturing Tax Act McDermott Will & Emery 7/25/2013
President Obama Releases Climate Action Plan Beveridge & Diamond PC 7/25/2013
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Issues Order For Processing Rate Filings By Intrastate Pipelines Schiff Hardin LLP 7/25/2013
Michigan Gas Generating Plant Certificate of Necessity Sought Varnum LLP 7/24/2013
Department of Energy (DOE) Approves a Second LNG Export Project: A Sign of the Future? McDermott Will & Emery 7/24/2013
Business Opportunities in Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Gerald R. Ford Lecture Series to Take Place July 30 Varnum LLP 7/24/2013
Illinois Set to Regulate Shale Oil and Gas McDermott Will & Emery 7/24/2013
Gina McCarthy Confirmed as EPA Administrator as Obama Completes Energy “Trifecta” Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 7/24/2013
“Automatic Variance” Bill For Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Base Elevations Passes New Jersey Legislature Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 7/24/2013
Healthcare Real Estate, 2013 - How Is It Shaping Up? Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 7/24/2013
Energy & Environmental Law Update - Week of July 22, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 7/24/2013
Oregon Court Upholds Vineyard's Conditional Use Permit Despite the "Wine" of Others Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 7/23/2013
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Implements A New Company Registration Format Effective August 5, 2013 Schiff Hardin LLP 7/23/2013
New Exterior Residential Construction Law Requires Action von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 7/23/2013
Backing Fracking: UK Government Announces Shale Gas Incentives Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 7/23/2013
Edison Electric Institute (EEI) Urges Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to Reform its Returns on Equity (ROE) Methodology Schiff Hardin LLP 7/23/2013
S.S. Badger Saves Diesel Fuel by Carrying Wind Towers Varnum LLP 7/22/2013
Kentucky's Use of Public-Private Partnerships McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 7/22/2013
Deed Restricting The Shoreline: Are Permanent Restrictions Workable In Light Of Changing Conditions? Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 7/22/2013
60 Acres And A Lawsuit Challenging The FTB’s Interpretation of “Doing Business” Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 7/21/2013
French Administrative Supreme Court (Conseil d'Etat) Orders Change to Rules Authorizing Hydrocarbon Exploration Drilling McDermott Will & Emery 7/21/2013
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Issues Notice of Proposed Rulemakings Permitting the Sharing of Non-Public Information between Natural Gas Pipelines and Electric Transmission Operators Schiff Hardin LLP 7/20/2013
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Makes Several Reliability-Related Issuances at Its July Open Meeting Schiff Hardin LLP 7/20/2013
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Requires Filing of Additional Oil Pipeline Rate Base Information Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 7/20/2013
Florida Federal Court Orders $137 Million Forfeiture for Investment Fraud and Money Laundering Scheme Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 7/19/2013
House Committee Prepares Sustainable Growth Formula (SGR) Legislation Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 7/19/2013
Reasonably Necessary Use of the Surface Estate to Develop Natural Gas From Shale Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 7/19/2013
New Decision Helps Multifamily Developers by Striking Down a Restrictive Local Ordinance Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 7/19/2013
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Orders $435 Million Civil Penalty to Barclays Bank and $1-15 Million to Four Traders Schiff Hardin LLP 7/19/2013
Property "Code Issues" and the Lone Escalators of Wyoming Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 7/18/2013
Florida's New Fast Track Foreclosure Law Creates Additional Requirements for Lenders and Mortgage Servicers Greenberg Traurig, LLP 7/18/2013
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Imposes Whopping Penalty Against Bank and Traders for Allegedly Manipulating Western Power Prices McDermott Will & Emery 7/18/2013
California Proposes Energy Storage Procurement Requirement McDermott Will & Emery 7/18/2013
When Does the Relocation of a Public Hearing on a Development Approval Require Additional Notice? Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 7/18/2013
New Energy Disclosure Requirement for Nonresidential Buildings in California Schiff Hardin LLP 7/17/2013
Indiana Court Presumes Lack of Defect Due to Manufacturer’s Compliance with Federal Pesticide Law Beveridge & Diamond PC 7/17/2013
Spoliation in Minnesota Construction Defect Cases: The Duty to Preserve Evidence is Not Absolute Barnes & Thornburg LLP 7/17/2013
Fifth Circuit Upholds Dismissal of Katrina Global Warming Suit on Res Judicata Grounds Beveridge & Diamond PC 7/17/2013
California Trial Court Rejects Defense Argument That State Must Establish Locations with Specificity in Statewide Lead Paint Suit Beveridge & Diamond PC 7/17/2013
Job Site Accidents Can Lead to Negligent Spoliation of Evidence Barnes & Thornburg LLP 7/17/2013
Los Angeles County Nuisance Claim Survives on Grounds that Defendant Cities “Generated” Stormwater Runoff Beveridge & Diamond PC 7/17/2013
Supreme Court Will Hear Bay Mills v. Michigan Next Term Godfrey & Kahn S.C. 7/17/2013
Spoliation of Evidence: An Overview of Factors to Consider on a Construction Project Barnes & Thornburg LLP 7/17/2013
Testimony that Worker Used Product Sufficient to Defeat Manufacturer’s Summary Judgment Motion in Exposure Case Beveridge & Diamond PC 7/17/2013
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Recent Developments: June 24 – July 5, 2013 Greenberg Traurig, LLP 7/16/2013
The House Takes Action on Energy Legislation, and Senate Leader Forces Vote on Presidential Nominations Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 7/16/2013
Spoliation: Notice and Opportunity to Inspect Barnes & Thornburg LLP 7/16/2013
An Ounce of Prevention (and a Dash of Technology, and a Sprig of Innovative Design) Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 7/16/2013
Oklahoma Supreme Court Finds Comprehensive Tort Reform Law Unconstitutional Beveridge & Diamond PC 7/16/2013
Colorado Appeals Court Rejects Lone Pine Order in Fracking Case Beveridge & Diamond PC 7/16/2013
New York Independent System Operator’s (NYISO) the Next Battlefield for Behind-the-Meter Generation Demand Response McDermott Will & Emery 7/16/2013
Study: Diluted Bitumen Poses No Greater Risk of Release from Pipelines than Conventional Crude Oil Barnes & Thornburg LLP 7/16/2013
Ethanol and Other Biomass Plants No Longer Exempt from Carbon Dioxide Emission Limits: D.C. Circuit Vacates EPA's Three-Year Deferral for Biogenic CO2 Sources Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 7/16/2013
Dynasty Trusts and the Relevance of the Rule Against Perpetuities Varnum LLP 7/15/2013
CAMouflage: What may be hiding in your "Common Area Maintenance Charges" CAM hurt you! von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 7/15/2013
When Hospitality Clubs Must Amend Membership Documents Greenberg Traurig, LLP 7/14/2013
American Airlines, US Airways Merger Faces Additional Challenges McDermott Will & Emery 7/13/2013
Senate Bill Would Increase Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) Budget by Over 12 Percent Barnes & Thornburg LLP 7/12/2013
D.C. Circuit’s Decision Remanding PM-2.5 Implementation Rules Is Not Preventing Redesignation of PM-2.5 Nonattainment Areas Beveridge & Diamond PC 7/12/2013
U.S. Supreme Court to Decide Federal Subcontract Venue Clause Dispute Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. 7/12/2013
What Export Control Reform Means for You: Let Us Cl-EAR Up Changes to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) – Episode II: The First Change – Reevaluating your ITAR Aircraft Parts Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 7/12/2013
A Closer Look at the Supreme Court's Koontz Decision [VIDEO] Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 7/12/2013
Inter-regional Plans for the Nation's High-Voltage Transmission Grid Land on Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (FERC) Doorstep McDermott Will & Emery 7/12/2013
The Internet, Food, Petroleum, and World Culture: Recent Updates to the Syria Sanctions Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 7/12/2013
The Salt & Light Company, Inc. v. Township Of Willingboro Zoning Board Of Adjustment: Variances For Beneficial Use Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 7/11/2013
Farming Solar Rays: County Decision to Approve Industrial-Scale Solar on Williamson Act Lands OK'd Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 7/11/2013
The Supreme Court Gets It Right On Takings - And Wrong - A View from "Inside the Curtilage": The Property Owner's Perspective Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 7/11/2013
Establishing a Legal Lake Level in Michigan Varnum LLP 7/11/2013
Are Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Going Away? Dickinson Wright PLLC 7/11/2013
Illinois Enacts Concealed Carry Law Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 7/11/2013
New York Vermiculite Regulation Update Greenberg Traurig, LLP 7/11/2013
Want a Law Job? Learn the Health-Care Act Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 7/11/2013
New Jersey High Court Overturns Abolition Of Council on Affordable Housing (COAH) Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 7/11/2013
EPA Takes A Step Towards Additional Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Regulation of Exploration and Production (E&P) Fluids Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 7/11/2013
Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) Extends the Availability of Valuable Solar Carve-Out Program McDermott Will & Emery 7/11/2013
Arizona Legislature Adds New Limits on Indemnification in Public Construction Contracts Dickinson Wright PLLC 7/11/2013
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Proposal to Require Natural Gas Quarterly Reporting Still Has Legs 7/11/2013
The Farm and FY14 Energy and Water Development Bills Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 7/10/2013
New International Trade Commission (ITC) Investigation Could Affect Supply of Oil and Gas Tubulars Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 7/10/2013
MassDEP Issues New Solid Waste Master Plan Beveridge & Diamond PC 7/10/2013
Seventh Circuit Determines That Failing to Obtain a Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) Permit is a One-Time Violation of the Clean Air Act Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 7/9/2013
Railway Agrees to Pay over $49,000 Penalty and Change Practices to Resolve Solid Waste Claims in Settlement with MassDEP Beveridge & Diamond PC 7/9/2013
U.S. Pledges Support for Investments in Sub-Saharan African Power Projects McDermott Will & Emery 7/9/2013
Public Water System Manager Found Guilty of Tampering with Drinking Water Samples After Trial Beveridge & Diamond PC 7/9/2013
Getting the Mix Right - the Amenity Mix - From Traditional to Extraordinary Greenberg Traurig, LLP 7/9/2013
Energy and Environmental Law Update - Week of July 8, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 7/9/2013
Massachusetts Appeals Court Reaffirms Local Control Over Nonconforming Uses Beveridge & Diamond PC 7/9/2013
Revised Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act (MEPA) Regulations Codify Review of Project Greenhouse Gas Emissions Beveridge & Diamond PC 7/9/2013
North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Fines Generator for Violations Related to Lead Line Operations Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 7/8/2013
Increased Fracking on the Horizon in UK Gas Sector? McDermott Will & Emery 7/8/2013
Solar Panels at General Motors (GM) Tech Center Varnum LLP 7/8/2013
U.S. District Court Vacates SEC Rule on Extractive Industries Disclosure Requirements; Issuers Await Decision on Conflict Minerals Rule Greenberg Traurig, LLP 7/8/2013
Department of Energy (DOE) Proposes Highly Burdensome Reporting Obligations With Respect To Export Compliance Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 7/8/2013
Olympic and Beyond: Airworthiness as a Delivery Condition and the Importance of Acceptance Certificates Vedder Price 7/7/2013
Impact of Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) Rulings in Court Decisions Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 7/7/2013
Italian Auto Insurers Being Investigated For Potential Antitrust Violations Dickinson Wright PLLC 7/7/2013
English High Court Confirms Enforceability of One-Sided Jurisdiction Clauses in Wake of Rothschild Vedder Price 7/7/2013
Amendments to Russian Urban Development Code: Clarifications on Tort Liability Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 7/6/2013
Priority of Ownership and Security Interests in a Repossession Scenario Vedder Price 7/6/2013
Recent Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Developments Poyner Spruill LLP 7/6/2013
American Airlines Relieved from Paying Make-Whole Premiums Under Plain Reading of Indentures Vedder Price 7/5/2013
IRS Work Group to Explore Definition of Real Estate for Taxation McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 7/5/2013
Amended Renewable Energy Plan Yields Rate Reductions Varnum LLP 7/4/2013
'Do Not Call' Violations Lead to $7.5 Million Civil Penalty Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 7/4/2013
U.S. Supreme Court Decides Important Development Permitting Case, Extending Regulatory Takings Analysis Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 7/4/2013
Energy and Environmental Law Update - Week of July 1, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 7/3/2013
United States Supreme Court Significantly Limits Government’s Ability to Demand Concessions from Real Estate Developers Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 7/2/2013
King County, Washington Enacts Pharmaceutical Take-Back Program Beveridge & Diamond PC 7/2/2013
US Supreme Court Sides with Private Property Owner on Regulatory Taking Claim Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 7/2/2013
It’s Not Easy Being Green Re: Unions and Environmental Concerns Barnes & Thornburg LLP 7/2/2013
Practical Effect of Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Decision: Non-Jurisdictionals May Opt Out of Regional Transmission Planning Processes Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 7/2/2013
Same-Sex Marriage and the Effect of Windsor and Hollingsworth Cases on Estate Planning in Michigan Varnum LLP 7/1/2013
Court Rules on Cost Allocation for Transmission Upgrades Varnum LLP 7/1/2013
Fifth Circuit Holds that Dallas Taxicab Rule is Not Preempted by the Clean Air Act Beveridge & Diamond PC 6/30/2013
President’s Carbon Reduction Initiative to Impact Michigan Varnum LLP 6/29/2013
No Implied Duty to Develop Particular Strata in Pennsylvania (e.g. Marcellus Shale) Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 6/29/2013
Mind Versus Body: Does “Bodily Injury” Encompass Purely Emotional or Mental Harm? Dickinson Wright PLLC 6/29/2013
Financial Innovation for Clean Energy Deployment: Congress Considers Expanding Master Limited Partnerships for Clean Energy Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 6/29/2013
2013 Texas Environmental Legislation Summary Beveridge & Diamond PC 6/29/2013
Abuse of Discretion for District Court to Deny Permanent Injunction in Patent Litigation Case McDermott Will & Emery 6/28/2013
Uncapping Continued: “Guidance” from the Michigan State Tax Commission Varnum LLP 6/28/2013
Supreme Court Decision Limits Ability of Government Agencies to Impose 'Extortionate' Permit Conditions on Landowners Greenberg Traurig, LLP 6/27/2013
House Defeats Farm Bill, Senate Advances Modest Energy Legislation – Weekly Energy and Environmental Update Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 6/27/2013
U.S. Supreme Court Limits Governmental Power to Impose Conditions on New Development Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 6/27/2013
Obama's Climate Plan Provides Timeline to Reduce Carbon Emissions at New and Existing Power Plants McDermott Will & Emery 6/27/2013
Key Texas Environmental Legislation Highlights Andrews Kurth 6/27/2013
Clean Air Act Insurance Defense Coverage Barnes & Thornburg LLP 6/26/2013
Saying Goodbye to Fannie and Freddie as a Result of the Subprime Mortgage Crisis? Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 6/26/2013
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Extends Deadline to Implement Revised Bulk Electric System Definition by One Year Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 6/26/2013
Supreme Court Further Opens the Door to Wetlands Taking Claims Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 6/26/2013
U.S. Supreme Court Backs Landowner in Major Takings Case Beveridge & Diamond PC 6/26/2013
U.S. Supreme Court Hands Major Win To Landowners Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 6/26/2013
Legislature Passes Automatic Variance Bill for Sandy Rebuilding Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 6/26/2013
Italy: Government Extends Scope of Application of "Robin Hood Tax" McDermott Will & Emery 6/25/2013
Foreign Buyers see U.S. as Profitable Investment Altro Levy LLP 6/25/2013
California Bill Aims To Promote Green Energy Investment Scams Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 6/25/2013
Energy and Environmental Law Update - Week of June 24, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 6/25/2013
Energy Disclosures for Non-Residential Buildings Greenberg Traurig, LLP 6/25/2013
Is Regulation of Greenhouse Gases Through the Clean Air Act Becoming “Too Big to Fail”? Schiff Hardin LLP 6/25/2013
EPA Seeks Input on New Clean Air Standards for Solid Waste Landfills U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 6/24/2013
Remediation Deadline Leads To Surge In Access Requests Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 6/22/2013
Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Capacity Quickly Expands When States Provide the Right Incentives Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 6/21/2013
Failure To Separately Notice Consideration Of California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Document Violates Brown Act Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 6/21/2013
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Issues Agenda for July 9 Reliability Technical Conference Schiff Hardin LLP 6/21/2013
Four Wheel Fashion Re: Lifestyle Branding & Trademark Law Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 6/21/2013
Supreme Court Continues To Expand Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Preemption Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 6/21/2013
Who is a Government Lawyer's Client -- California Public Utilities Commission (PUC) General Counsel Lindh Has a Say Armstrong Teasdale 6/20/2013
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Releases New Base Flood Elevation Maps Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 6/20/2013
Interior Department Report Exposes Flaws in Federal Coal Leasing Program McDermott Will & Emery 6/20/2013
Stand-Alone Hospitals: To Merge or Not to Merge ... is THAT the question? Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 6/20/2013
Appellate Court Ruling Significantly Increases the Likelihood of New Affordable Housing Requirements in California Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 6/19/2013
New Jersey Economic Opportunity Act Will Consolidate Economic Development Incentives Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 6/19/2013
Bright Lights Not a Significant Impact; Lack of Parking May Be Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 6/19/2013
Procedures for Contractors Seeking to Participate in New Jersey Homeowner Reconstruction, Rehabilitation, Elevation, and Mitigation (RREM) Program Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 6/19/2013
Failure To Separately Notice Consideration Of California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Document Violates Brown Act Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 6/19/2013
Energy and Environmental Law Update - Week of June 17, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 6/18/2013
The Florida Fair Foreclosure Act (House Bill 87) Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. 6/18/2013
Offshore Team Sails to Cleveland Varnum LLP 6/18/2013
Hospitals and Healthcare Systems Continue to Monetize Real Estate Assets Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 6/18/2013
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Report Details How Development Can Impact Public Health, Environment U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 6/18/2013
Sale of Marital Home Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. 6/17/2013
What Makes A Lease "Enforceable" - What You Need to Know Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 6/17/2013
In Upholding Midwestern Independent System Operator (MISO) Tariff, Seventh Circuit Declares In-State Renewable Preference Unconstitutional McDermott Will & Emery 6/16/2013
Case For Efficiency In Deficiency Judgments: Timely Tips For Lenders Holding Arizona Real Estate As Collateral Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 6/15/2013
The Impact of Contractual Integration Clauses on Tort Claims for Misrepresentation in Wisconsin Godfrey & Kahn S.C. 6/15/2013
Eviction with Conviction: Making Sure You Evict Legally McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 6/14/2013
There's an App for That!! Re: Apps for Healthcare Providers Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 6/14/2013
California Updates Energy Use Disclosure Requirements Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 6/14/2013
The Florida Fair Foreclosure Act (House Bill 87): Relevant Changes To Commercial Real Estate Foreclosures Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. 6/14/2013
Five Michigan Ethanol Plants Level Off Production as Ethanol Industry Looks to Recover Varnum LLP 6/13/2013
Who Holds the Keys to Your Office Building? McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 6/13/2013
The Farm Bill Moves Through the Senate – Weekly Energy and Environmental Law Update Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 6/13/2013
Just What the Doctor Ordered: Building a Strong Medical Office Building Landlord/Tenant Relationship Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 6/13/2013
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Issues New Final Greenhouse Gas Clean Air Act Permit Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 6/13/2013
State Court Upholds Validity of Landmark Water Transfer Agreement Providing Some Certainty to California's Water Supply Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 6/13/2013
IRS Decision on Florida Community Development Districts: Commercial Is Out; Residential May Be In Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. 6/13/2013
Maturing Shale Plays Help Usher in Recent Increase in Upstream Master Limited Partnerships (MLPs) Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 6/13/2013
Environmental Impact Report (EIR) Not Needed Before Starting Eminent Domain Proceeding Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 6/12/2013
Regulating Fracking: Zoning and States’ Interests Greenberg Traurig, LLP 6/12/2013
Déjà Vu All Over Again: Ninth Circuit Rejects Yet Another Challenge To Rent Control, Including "Private Takings" Argument Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 6/12/2013
Energy and Environment Weekly Update - Week of June 10, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 6/12/2013
Senators Voting on Farm Bill Receive More Than Twice as Much Money From Supporting Interests MapLight 6/12/2013
Michigan Supreme Court Rules No Dock Access Easement Varnum LLP 6/12/2013
European Union State Aid Investigation into German Renewable Energy Law McDermott Will & Emery 6/12/2013
Dewonkify – Inside the Beltway Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 6/12/2013
New DTE Electric Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) for Wind Energy Varnum LLP 6/11/2013
How the Affordable Care Act Affects Healthcare Construction Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 6/11/2013
Renovate or Build New? Factors Healthcare Providers Need to Consider Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 6/11/2013
Great Lakes Renewable Energy Association (GLREA) Energy Fair Report Varnum LLP 6/11/2013
Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) Continues to Expand the Scope of Iranian Sanctions Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 6/11/2013
Senate Approves Caps on Crop Insurance for Wealthy Farmers MapLight 6/10/2013
Keystone XL Pipeline Approval Passed by the House — Bill Would Circumvent Environmental Review, Presidential Permit MapLight 6/9/2013
Italy: Euro 6.7 billion Cap for Photovoltaic Incentives Reached McDermott Will & Emery 6/9/2013
Delaware Supreme Court Upholds Good Faith Presumption in Limited Partnership Agreement Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 6/8/2013
Nuclear Plant Off-Line Again in Michigan Varnum LLP 6/7/2013
Delaware Court Provides Critical Guidance as to the Commercial Reasonableness of a UCC Article 9 Foreclosure Sale Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 6/7/2013
Medical Office Building Sales On the Rise: "If I'm the CFO of a hospital today, this is the best time to sell" Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 6/7/2013
Incapacity Issues when Owning Florida Real Estate Altro Levy LLP 6/7/2013
Project Finance and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Utilities Service – Request for Comments Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 6/7/2013
All Residential Mortgage Backed Securities Cases To Be Assigned To Justice Friedman of the Commercial Division Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 6/6/2013
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Issues Data Requests to All Independent System Operators (ISOs) and Regional Transmission Organizations (RTOs) 6/6/2013
Misuse of Keyhole Lot as Marina: A Dispute Between Riparians and Backlot Owners in Michigan Varnum LLP 6/6/2013
California’s Future Uncertain as U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Postpones Oil and Gas Lease Auctions Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 6/6/2013
Buying Real Estate in the U.S. … What About Your Canadian Plan? Altro Levy LLP 6/5/2013
Bridge to Prosperity: New Bridge Between U.S. and Canada Approved Varnum LLP 6/5/2013
The Beauty Pageant - Law Firm Marketing Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. 6/5/2013
How Today’s Top Law Firms Design Office Space for Efficiency Jones Lang LaSalle 6/4/2013
Energy & Environment Law Update for the Week of June 3, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 6/4/2013
Farm Bill Amendments, Presidential Nominees, and the Shaheen-Portman Energy Efficiency Bill Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 6/4/2013
Michigan's Energy Forum Update Varnum LLP 6/4/2013
Now is the Time - Building New Hotels Greenberg Traurig, LLP 6/4/2013
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Issues Guidance on Conflict Minerals and Resource Extraction Rules Schiff Hardin LLP 6/4/2013
Delta Finds Reprieve in State Court, but Not Everyone Will Get to Fly the Friendly Skies Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 6/4/2013
Effect of E-Commerce on Percentage Rent von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 6/3/2013
Court Of Chancery Finds CalPERS Breached Implied Covenant Of Good Faith And Fair Dealing Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 6/3/2013
Tesoro to Pay $1.1 Million to Resolve Clean Air Act Violations U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 6/3/2013
Despite High-Profile Collapses, More Than 10% of the Nation’s Bridges Remain Structurally Deficient Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) 6/3/2013
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Amends the Ability-to-Repay Rules Regarding Qualified Mortgages Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 6/1/2013
Fifth Circuit Upholds Dismissal of Katrina Global Warming Suit Beveridge & Diamond PC 6/1/2013
Citizens Petition EPA for Review of Clean Air Act (CAA) Emissions Factors Beveridge & Diamond PC 6/1/2013
Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission (TCEQ) Approves Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) Failure to Attain Fee Rules Beveridge & Diamond PC 5/31/2013
Natural Gas, Keystone XL, and Administrative Nominations – Weekly Energy and Environmental Law Update Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 5/31/2013
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Issues Consent Order To Taylor Homes Based On Sham Joint Venture Arrangement Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 5/31/2013
Biophilia Re: Healthcare Interior Design Movement Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 5/30/2013
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Amends Ability-To-Repay Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 5/30/2013
First Circuit Court Holds Aiding And Abetting Liability Requires Material Assistance In The Violation Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 5/30/2013
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Sets Sights on Solar Flare Defense Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 5/30/2013
Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the Federal Housing & Finance Agency (FHFA) are Exempt from Real Estate Transfer Taxes Varnum LLP 5/30/2013
Energy and Environmental Law Update - Week of May 28, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 5/29/2013
Ninth Circuit Demands Interior Explain Glendale Trust Gaming Decision Dickinson Wright PLLC 5/27/2013
EPA Adds Nine Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 5/27/2013
Michigan Business Connect - We Are All in this Together Varnum LLP 5/27/2013
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Week in Review: May 13-17, 2013 Greenberg Traurig, LLP 5/26/2013
Proposed North Carolina Bill Would Limit Zoning Regulation of Manufactured Homes Poyner Spruill LLP 5/25/2013
Congress Reinstates Income Tax Advantages for Conservation Easements Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 5/25/2013
Watt's New? Michigan Energy Newsletter - May 2013 Varnum LLP 5/25/2013
What is the Rental Rate for a Cell Tower Lease? Varnum LLP 5/24/2013
What is the Significance of the Certificate of Substantial Completion? Much Shelist, P.C. 5/24/2013
Regulation of Aviation Operations Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 5/24/2013
You Signed What?! Indemnification Provisions in Construction-Related Agreements Much Shelist, P.C. 5/24/2013
Department of Energy Approves Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Export Authorization for Freeport LNG – A Win for LNG Exports? Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 5/24/2013
U.S. Supreme Court Unanimously Upholds Creditability of UK Windfall Tax McDermott Will & Emery 5/24/2013
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA): Does Your Lease Comply? Dinsmore & Shohl LLP 5/23/2013
Avoid Getting Burned when the Market Gets Hot: Address Your Construction HR Practices Now Much Shelist, P.C. 5/23/2013
Signing A Deed Of Dedication And Perpetual Storm Damage Reduction Easement. Is It Right For You? Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 5/23/2013
Huron County, Michigan Seeks Clarification on Taxes Varnum LLP 5/23/2013
Environmental Protection Agency Takes Steps to Approve New Types of Renewable Fuels Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 5/23/2013
Senate Bill (SB) 1186 Update: California Legislature Attempts to Promote Compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Accessibility Standards and to Curtail Vexatious Litigation Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 5/23/2013
The Advantages of Purchasing Property from a Bankruptcy Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. 5/23/2013
EPA Declines to Create New Air Pollution Control Program for Coal Mines – For Now. Dinsmore & Shohl LLP 5/22/2013
Massachusetts Commercial Leasing: Lessons Learned from 275 Washington Street Corp. Decisions Raymond Law Group LLC 5/22/2013
Energy and Environmental Law Update Week of May 20, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 5/22/2013
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Recent Updates: April 4, 2013 - May 3, 2013 Greenberg Traurig, LLP 5/22/2013
The Stockton Saga Continues: Untouchable Pensions on the Chopping Block? Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 5/22/2013
Commercial and Residential Developers, Builders and Landlords Face New Storm Water Regulations Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 5/22/2013
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Makes First Preemption Determinations on State Unclaimed Property Laws Relating to Gift Cards Greenberg Traurig, LLP 5/21/2013
Super Storm Sandy Environmental Law Update Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 5/20/2013
Federal Reserve Division Director Michael S. Gibson Testifies on Cross-Border Resolution Plans Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 5/19/2013
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs Notice Issued Regarding New Census Equal Employment Opportunity Tab Barnes & Thornburg LLP 5/19/2013
California Court Explicates Scope of Usury Exemption For Real Estate Brokers Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 5/18/2013
Florida Adopts Legislation on Public Private Partnerships Expanding Opportunities for Infrastructure Projects Greenberg Traurig, LLP 5/18/2013
Changes in ISO New England Inc.'s (ISO-NE) Day-Ahead Energy Market Schedule To Take Effect Next Week 5/18/2013
Graphene Technology Increases Anode Capacity for Lithium-Ion Batteries Varnum LLP 5/18/2013
Government Reorganization and Efficiency Act Back from the Dead Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 5/18/2013
New Jersey Court Clips Highlands Council’s Wings, Upholds Exemption Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 5/18/2013
Victory in Contract Bid Case: Not Necessary to Name Subcontractors When Bidding Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 5/18/2013
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Makes First Preemption Determinations on State Unclaimed Property Laws Relating to Gift Cards Greenberg Traurig, LLP 5/18/2013
The Department of Energy Establishes Uniform Protocols for Determining Energy Efficiency Savings Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 5/18/2013
Prevailing Wages: Beware of Fee Waivers Even When They are Not Waived Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 5/18/2013
Gaines Gentry v. Mandujano: "Grooming" Horse Farm Employers for Increased Liability? McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 5/17/2013
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Proposes to Establish New Air-to-Ground Mobile Broadband Service for Airline Travelers Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 5/17/2013
Shippers Rolling the Dice to Gain Oil Pipeline Capacity Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 5/17/2013
Projecting Retirement Income on Quarterly Participant Benefit Statements for Defined Contribution Plans Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 5/17/2013
Base-Erosion and Profit-Shifting – Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Report McDermott Will & Emery 5/16/2013
Georgia Federal Court Seeks Guidance from the Georgia Supreme Court on the Application of the "Filed Rate Doctrine" to Rate Filings Made Pursuant to a "File and Use" Regulatory Scheme Dickinson Wright PLLC 5/16/2013
Additional Annual Reporting Requirements, Authority for “Age-Restricted Housing” Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Districts on Horizon for Indiana Redevelopment Commissions Barnes & Thornburg LLP 5/16/2013
Auto Insurer Trade Groups Applaud the Introduction of the "Parts Act" as a Step Towards Greater Competition in the Collision Parts Replacement Industry and Reduced Insurer Costs Dickinson Wright PLLC 5/16/2013
The HAMPer Is Getting Full Re: Home Affordable Modification Program Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 5/15/2013
One Step Forward, One Step Back – NY Moves Forward on Its Environmental Self-Audit Policy as Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Looks to Retreat Greenberg Traurig, LLP 5/15/2013
Energy & Environmental Law Update May 13, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 5/15/2013
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Establishes June 30 Deadline for Oil and Natural Gas Companies’ Submittal of Requests for Alternative Greenhouse Gas Monitoring Methods Beveridge & Diamond PC 5/14/2013
One Potato, Two Potato, Three Potato…Well Actually It’s All One Potato. Re: Amending Lease Agreements Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 5/14/2013
Courts to Rule on Wind Issues Varnum LLP 5/13/2013
Medical Office Building (MOB) Financing Pointers Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 5/13/2013
Federal Agencies Expand Urban Waterway Revitalization Efforts in Communities Across the Nation U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 5/12/2013
Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Provides Guidance on Communications with the Public Concerning Unlisted Real Estate Investment Programs Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 5/12/2013
Another Complaint To Throw In The HAMP-er: Fourth Circuit Makes Ruling Under Home Affordable Modification Program Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 5/12/2013
D.C. Circuit Affirms Federal Energy Regulatory Committee Returns on Equity Policy But Reverses For Failure to Apply Administrative Procedure Act Official Notice Rule Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 5/12/2013
Ecuador Legal Highlights (Volume I 2013) Beveridge & Diamond PC 5/11/2013
Womble Carlyle Attorneys Obtain Reversal of Judgment in Breach of Contract Claim Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 5/11/2013
Michigan Public Roads and Lake Access Varnum LLP 5/11/2013
Peru Legal Highlights (Volume I 2013) Beveridge & Diamond PC 5/11/2013
Brazil Legal Highlights (Volume I 2013) Beveridge & Diamond PC 5/11/2013
The War On Property Owners Refusal To Execute Easements For Sand Dunes Are Heating Up Down The Shore Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 5/10/2013
A First for Fair, Reasonable and Non-Discriminatory (FRAND): Federal Court in Microsoft v. Motorola Sets FRAND Royalty Rates for Standard Essential Patents McDermott Will & Emery 5/10/2013
Costa Rica Legal Highlights (Volume I 2013) Beveridge & Diamond PC 5/10/2013
Mexico Legal Highlights (Volume I 2013) Beveridge & Diamond PC 5/10/2013
Legislature and Court Clarify Illinois Mortgage Law Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 5/9/2013
Bureau of Land Management Finalizes Segregation Rule for Wind and Solar Energy Projects McDermott Will & Emery 5/9/2013
Chile Highlights (Volume I 2013) Beveridge & Diamond PC 5/8/2013
Energy & Environmental Law Update May 6, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 5/8/2013
Massachusetts Net Metering Projects Face Suboptimal Interconnection Designs McDermott Will & Emery 5/8/2013
Death and Taxes – Certainties and Uncertainties of the Commercial Rent Tax von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 5/8/2013
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Staff Issues Report on Bonneville Power Administration’s Reliability Standards Audit Schiff Hardin LLP 5/7/2013
Energy Innovation with Nanoparticles Varnum LLP 5/7/2013
Virtual Visits To Health Care Providers As Effective As In-Office Visits? Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 5/7/2013
Department of Defense (DOD) Enacts Regulation Requiring a "Proposal Adequacy Checklist" Greenberg Traurig, LLP 5/6/2013
Emergency Coastal Regulations Issued by NJDEP (New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection) Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 5/6/2013
An Update On North Carolina's New Lien Agent System Poyner Spruill LLP 5/6/2013
Community Solar Success in Michigan Varnum LLP 5/5/2013
Fifth Circuit Flushes Away Pro Se Plaintiff’s Claims Against Oil Giants for Intellectual Property Theft and Infringement of a “Giant Plunger” McDermott Will & Emery 5/5/2013
Vapor Intrusion Regulation and Environmental Remediation Beveridge & Diamond PC 5/4/2013
Hydraulic Fracturing Bans: New York Appellate Court Affirms Zoning Bans at the Local Level Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 5/4/2013
Texas Federal Court Dismisses Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) Contribution Claimed Based on Alleged “Re-Contamination” of Former Superfund Site Beveridge & Diamond PC 5/4/2013
New York Appellate Court Affirms Broad Right of Local Governments To Use Zoning to Ban Gas Drilling Greenberg Traurig, LLP 5/4/2013
Annual Meeting of Michigan Energy Innovation Business Council Varnum LLP 5/3/2013
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) and Environmental Protection Agency Reach Agreement re Greenhouse Gas Emissions Permitting Beveridge & Diamond PC 5/3/2013
The Public Utility Holding Company Act (PUCHA), Chenery & The Run For The Roses Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 5/3/2013
Healthcare Real Estate Trends Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 5/3/2013
Texas is Among States Filing Petition for Cert with U.S. Supreme Court on Greenhouse Gas Emissions Rules Beveridge & Diamond PC 5/3/2013
California Commercial Building Owners Must Comply With New Energy Use Disclosure Rules Commencing July 1, 2013 Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 5/2/2013
Texas Emissions Reduction Plan (TERP) Program Rebate Grants Available Beveridge & Diamond PC 5/2/2013
Hookah Lounge Has Serious Cable Problems, and Dish Network Will Pay for It Varnum LLP 5/2/2013
Can California Cap and Trade if Brussels Stumbles? Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 5/2/2013
Environmental Groups Request Probe Into Startup, Shutdown, Malfunction and Maintenance Events Beveridge & Diamond PC 5/1/2013
Before This Corporation Was Formed, This Contract Knew It Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 5/1/2013
Michigan Gaming Control Board Approves Athens Acquisition Transaction Dickinson Wright PLLC 5/1/2013
Texas State Implementation Plan Update Beveridge & Diamond PC 5/1/2013
U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Petition to Hear Regulatory Takings Case Against State of Texas Beveridge & Diamond PC 5/1/2013
Supreme Court Invites Solicitor General to File Brief Expressing United States Views on Texas-New Mexico Water Dispute Beveridge & Diamond PC 5/1/2013
Federal Appeals Court Reinstates EPA “Veto” Over Corps’ Mining-Related Permit Dinsmore & Shohl LLP 5/1/2013
New Hydraulic Fracturing Water Recycling Rules Published in Texas Register Beveridge & Diamond PC 5/1/2013
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Misses Deadline on Setting Greenhouse Gas Limits Varnum LLP 4/30/2013
Energy and Environmental Law Update April 29, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 4/30/2013
Action Required by California Commercial Landlords: New California Law Goes Into Effect July 1, 2013, Requiring Accessibility Disclosures in Commercial Leases Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 4/30/2013
Michigan Energy Forums Concluded Varnum LLP 4/29/2013
New California Court of Appeal Decision May Affect Administration of Foreclosure-Avoidance Actions Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 4/29/2013
The State of Commercial General Liability Insurance Coverage for Defective Construction McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 4/29/2013
California Commercial Building Owners Must Disclose Energy Usage of the Building During Sale, Lease or Financing after July 1, 2013 Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 4/29/2013
Green Construction Risks and Rewards Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) 4/29/2013
Financial Services Legislative and Regulatory Update - April 29, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 4/29/2013
Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") Announces New Steam Electric Power Generating Point Source (ELGs) for Power Plants Barnes & Thornburg LLP 4/29/2013
Buying Healthcare Real Estate That Includes an Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC).... Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 4/29/2013
Internal Revenue Service ("IRS") Updates Notice Determining When Construction Begins for Purposes of the Production Tax Credit and Investment Tax Credit McDermott Will & Emery 4/28/2013
Commercial Landlords in San Francisco Beware Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 4/28/2013
Energy Use Disclosure Requirements Go Into Effect for Owners of Nonresidential California Buildings Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 4/27/2013
Pennsylvania Supreme Court Maintains Presumption that Oil and Gas are Not “Minerals” Greenberg Traurig, LLP 4/27/2013
Watt’s New? Michigan Energy News Varnum LLP 4/27/2013
Certain Residential Developments Exempt from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Review: Greenhouse Gas Emission Issues Do Not Constitute New Information Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP 4/27/2013
How Would You Describe Healthcare Real Estate Right Now? Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 4/26/2013
Bipartisan Group of Legislators Reintroduces Master Limited Partnerships Parity Act McDermott Will & Emery 4/26/2013
Expanding Market for Technologies to Clean Wastewater from Hydraulic Fracturing Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 4/26/2013
Investment in Clean Energy Dips in First Quarter of 2013 Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 4/26/2013
D.C. Court Upholds EPA Authority to Retroactively Veto Clean Water Act (CWA) Section 404 Permits Beveridge & Diamond PC 4/26/2013
Exporting Pure Michigan: Time for Michigan’s Energy Supply Chain to Look Abroad Varnum LLP 4/25/2013
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Proposes to Approve Overhaul of North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Cybersecurity Standards Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 4/25/2013
Pennsylvania Court Allows “Every Exposure” Testimony When Combined With Other Evidence Beveridge & Diamond PC 4/25/2013
Update - Comment Deadline Extended for EPA Proposal to Eliminate Startup, Shutdown, and Malfunction Air Emission Exemptions in 36 States Barnes & Thornburg LLP 4/25/2013
Pennsylvania Court Holds Application of Biosolids To Be Protected Farming Activity Beveridge & Diamond PC 4/25/2013
The Wisconsin Court Of Appeals Reaffirms Lack Of Coverage For An Insured's Defective Work Or Products von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 4/25/2013
New Hampshire Jury Awards State $236M in methyl tert-butyl (MTBE) Case Beveridge & Diamond PC 4/25/2013
IRS Issues “Begin Construction” Guidance for Renewable Energy Tax Credits Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 4/24/2013
D.C. Court Denies Class Certification in Drinking Water Case Beveridge & Diamond PC 4/24/2013
New Jersey Appellate Court Clarifies Notice Requirements For Zoning Ordinances, Changing The Classification Of A Zoning District Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 4/24/2013
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Proposes to Adopt Version 5 of NERC’s Cyber Security Standards and Takes Other Reliability-Related Actions Schiff Hardin LLP 4/24/2013
Federal Court Certifies Class on Liability Claims Despite Differences Among Class Members on Exposure, Damages Beveridge & Diamond PC 4/24/2013
IRS Issues Notice to Determine When Construction Begins for Purposes of Production Tax Credit, Investment Tax Credit McDermott Will & Emery 4/24/2013
Supreme Court Shoots Down Stipulated Class Action Fairness Act (CAFA) Caps Beveridge & Diamond PC 4/24/2013
Utah Federal Court Rejects “Every Exposure” Theory Beveridge & Diamond PC 4/24/2013
Energy and Environmental Law Update April 22, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 4/24/2013
The Florida Building Commission Clarifies the Application of the Florida Accessibility Code to Multifamily Housing Projects Greenberg Traurig, LLP 4/23/2013
No Relief Under Code of Civil Procedure (CCP) Section 473 For Missed Filing Deadline In California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Challenge Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 4/23/2013
Considerations For International Clients Who Intend to Buy A Home In the U.S. Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 4/23/2013
New Disability Access Law Imposes Notification Requirements For Commercial Leases Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 4/23/2013
Know Your Rights When the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Comes Knocking Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 4/23/2013
Company Owners Personally Liable for $3.1 Million Withdrawal Liability Assessment -- Owners' Lease of Commercial Property to Company Constituted "Trade or Business" McDermott Will & Emery 4/23/2013
The "Window" is Closing on 2013 Property Tax Reduction Opportunities in Michigan Schiff Hardin LLP 4/22/2013
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Commemorates Earth Day, Continues Conversation on Climate Change U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 4/22/2013
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Imposes a $975,000 Civil Penalty against Entergy for 27 Violations of Reliability Standard Schiff Hardin LLP 4/22/2013
Upcoming Webinar: Koontz v. St. Johns River Water Management District Case Greenberg Traurig, LLP 4/22/2013
Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Determines When "Construction Begins" for Purposes of Production Tax Credit and Investment Tax Credit McDermott Will & Emery 4/22/2013
Energy & Environmental Law Update - Week of April 16, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 4/21/2013
Pay Attention: Final Rules on Loan Originator Compensation Dinsmore & Shohl LLP 4/19/2013
IRS Releases “Start Construction” Guidance for Renewable Energy Facilities Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 4/19/2013
Technical Conference on Changes to the Company Registration Process Schiff Hardin LLP 4/18/2013
Illinois to Act on Fracing - Or Not McDermott Will & Emery 4/18/2013
New Court Decision Clarifies California Mechanic's Lien Valuation Statute Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 4/18/2013
Energy & Environmental Law Update - Week of April 16, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 4/18/2013
State and Commerce Publish Final Rules Defining “Specially Designed” Military End-Items and Creating a New Category XIX Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 4/18/2013
IRS Provides Guidelines as to Beginning of Construction for Purposes of the Renewable Electricity Production Tax Credit and Energy Investment Tax Credit Andrews Kurth 4/18/2013
Utility Pole Not A Point Source Under The Clean Water Act Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 4/17/2013
Company Owners Personally Liable for $3.1 Million Withdrawal Liability Assessment — Owners’ Lease of Commercial Property to Company Constituted “Trade or Business” McDermott Will & Emery 4/17/2013
Wisconsin's New Wetlands Law Creates Significant Demand for New Wetland Mitigation Banks Godfrey & Kahn S.C. 4/15/2013
China Law Update Greenberg Traurig, LLP 4/13/2013
Be Prepared: New Commercial Lease Disclosure Requirements Under California Disability Access Laws Take Effect July 1, 2013 Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 4/12/2013
Fitness First Re: Hospitality Law Greenberg Traurig, LLP 4/12/2013
Foreign Pension Funds Potentially Exempt from Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act of 1980 ("FIRPTA") Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 4/11/2013
Illinois House Considers Bill to Allow “Bonding Off” of Mechanics Liens Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 4/11/2013
I Heard it Through the Grapevine - Real Estate Transactions Greenberg Traurig, LLP 4/11/2013
RE/MAX Sues Local Realtor for Trademark Infringement Over Blue, White, and Red Sign Background Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 4/10/2013
Construction Teaming Agreements – For Better or Worse von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 4/9/2013
Take "Notice": Change to North Carolina Lien Laws Is In Effect Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 4/9/2013
Electric Vehicles Plans in China for GM Varnum LLP 4/8/2013
Don’t Photograph the Machines! Re: Trade Secrets Misappropriation Litigation McDermott Will & Emery 4/6/2013
FTC Voids Confidentiality and Non-Compete Provisions in Non-Reportable Transaction and Requires Notification of All Future Transactions Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 4/5/2013
Ford Increases Electric Vehicle Dealers and Pushes Sales Varnum LLP 4/4/2013
Energy & Environment Law Update for the Week of April 1, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 4/4/2013
Department of Energy (DOE) Issues Guide For Developing Large-Scale Renewable Energy Projects on Federal Land McDermott Will & Emery 4/3/2013
Pipelines for New Energy Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 4/3/2013
Comcast v. Behrend’s Impact Already Being Felt: Supreme Court Vacates and Remands Whirlpool v. Glazer for Reconsideration Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 4/3/2013
Appealing Real Estate Assessments in Wisconsin Godfrey & Kahn S.C. 4/2/2013
Bill Introduced to Restore California Cities' Ability to Require Affordable Housing Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 4/2/2013
New EPA Guidance on Tenants' CERCLA Liability for Leasing Contaminated Properties Godfrey & Kahn S.C. 4/2/2013
Energy & Environmental Law Update - April 1, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 4/1/2013
Hotels and Resorts: Staying the Course in 2013 Greenberg Traurig, LLP 4/1/2013
Sports Car with Detroit Name (again) Re: Electric Vehicles in Michigan Varnum LLP 4/1/2013
Tax Measures in 2013 UK Budget Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 4/1/2013
Not so Fast at the Eden Roc Greenberg Traurig, LLP 3/31/2013
Joint Actors as It Relates to Method Claim Infringement McDermott Will & Emery 3/31/2013
Flood Insurance Changes Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 3/30/2013
Upcoming Deadlines – Dodd-Frank Reporting and Recordkeeping Schiff Hardin LLP 3/30/2013
Major Decision on 2006 Michigan Cable Law Varnum LLP 3/29/2013
Lenders Beware -- Fifth Circuit Has Lowered the Bar for Cramdown Plan Confirmation Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 3/29/2013
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Punts on Closely Watched Request to Order a Shale Oil Pipeline Interconnection Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 3/29/2013
Massachusetts Public-Private Partnerships: Time to Prime the Pump McDermott Will & Emery 3/29/2013
Florida Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC) Regulatory Issues Update Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. 3/28/2013
First-of-its-Kind Legislation Known As the Maritime Amendment Act (No. 1), 2013 Passes Vedder Price 3/28/2013
Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) Schemes: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 3/27/2013
Spring Landscaping Tips for Cottage Owners Varnum LLP 3/27/2013
Nixing Dix: North Carolina Legislature Proposes Law to "Condemn" Its Own Land Lease With Municipality Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/27/2013
Energy and Environmental Law Update - March 25, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 3/26/2013
Massachusetts High Court Limits the Scope of Article 97 Re: Redevelopment of Public Land Taken for Urban Renewal Greenberg Traurig, LLP 3/26/2013
Liquor License Renewal 2013: Michigan, Are You Ready? Varnum LLP 3/26/2013
Iowa Considers Feed-In Tariff for Wind McDermott Will & Emery 3/24/2013
Federal Court Rejects "Core Operations" Theory of Scienter in Battery Manufacturer Fraud Case Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 3/24/2013
Hous[ing] or Hous[ton]: North Carolina House Passes Legislation "Clarifying" Limits to Municipal Zoning Powers Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/21/2013
Attorneys Can Be Considered Debt Collectors Under Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) Varnum LLP 3/20/2013
Recent Indiana Case Addresses No-Lien Contract, Residential Mechanic’s Lien, and Personal Liability Notice Statute Issues Barnes & Thornburg LLP 3/20/2013
Recent Minnesota Supreme Court Case May Limit Additional Insured’s Rights and Indemnity Obligations in Construction Contracts Barnes & Thornburg LLP 3/20/2013
Illinois Legislature Overrules Cypress Creek and Resolves Controversial Mechanics’ Lien Enhancement Issue In Favor Of Contractors Barnes & Thornburg LLP 3/19/2013
Congress Considers Increasing Incentives for Commercial and Multifamily Building Energy Efficiency Retrofits Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 3/19/2013
Déjà vu All Over Again: Michigan Meets Another Roadblock in Effort to Limit Project Labor Agreements Barnes & Thornburg LLP 3/19/2013
Energy and Environmental Law Update - March 18, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 3/19/2013
International Travel from United Kingdom Subject to Air Passenger Duty Barnes & Thornburg LLP 3/19/2013
Update: Crane Decision is Overturned by The United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois Much Shelist, P.C. 3/18/2013
New York, New York! The Upcycle in the Hotel Space is Melting Away Those Little Town Blues Greenberg Traurig, LLP 3/18/2013
Legislation Benefiting Property Excluded From Wastewater Service Areas Set To Expire January 2014 Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 3/18/2013
New Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Draft Guidance Issued on PM2.5 Modeling Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 3/18/2013
Beware the Boilerplate: Cutting Off Fraud Claims with a Merger Clause Andrews Kurth 3/18/2013
North Carolina Legislature Uncovers "Hidden Liens" Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/17/2013
Good Neighbor Fund Payments Made in Michigan Varnum LLP 3/16/2013
Mary Jo White, Nominee for Chair of the SEC, Appears Before Senate Banking Committee Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 3/16/2013
State Department Announces $6 Billion for Geothermal in Southeast Asia Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 3/16/2013
New Law Delays the Effective Date of the New Wisconsin Electrical License Statute von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 3/15/2013
Beware the Boilerplate: “As-is” Provisions and Reliance-Negating Merger Clauses: A 1-2 Knockout Punch Andrews Kurth 3/15/2013
Psychological Defects on Residential Real Property Left to Caveat Emptor Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 3/15/2013
Quantum of Solace: Title Insurance Coverage and Failures of Title Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP 3/15/2013
Effects of American Taxpayer Relief Act Overshadowed by Sequester Talk Varnum LLP 3/14/2013
Lenders Beware -- California Decision May Ignite Next Wave of Lender Liability Litigation Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 3/14/2013
Proposed North Carolina Law to "Clarify" Reach of Zoning Power: If Proposed Law Is Not Adopted, Is Existing Law Ambiguous? Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/14/2013
IRS Releases Audit Memorandum on Another Historic Tax Credits "HTC" Transaction Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 3/14/2013
What Is a "Vessel"? Re: U.S. Supreme Court Issues Decision Vedder Price 3/13/2013
Burning Down the House: The Fundamentals of Property Insurance von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 3/13/2013
California Energy Commission Sets Schedule for Non-Residential Building Energy Use Disclosures Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 3/13/2013
March 31, 2013 Florida Property Tax Payment Deadline: Do You, as Creditor, Need To Pay? Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. 3/13/2013
The Lender as Successor Developer Revisited Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. 3/13/2013
French Court Ruling Calls into Question One-sided Jurisdiction Clauses Vedder Price 3/13/2013
Manufacturers: Can Your Project Qualify for Tax-Exempt Financing? von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 3/12/2013
Creating A Club at Another's Facility Greenberg Traurig, LLP 3/11/2013
Exclusive License Not Required for Standing to Claim Misappropriation of a Trade Secret Involving Subway Car Brakes McDermott Will & Emery 3/11/2013
Can Your Employee Sue You? New Decision from 5th Court of Appeals Continues the Confusion as to Who Is a Jones Act Seaman Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/11/2013
Auto Repair Trade Association Requests That Department of Justice (DOJ) Investigate the Use of Most Favored Nation Clauses By Auto Insurers Dickinson Wright PLLC 3/11/2013
What’s a Cell Tower Lease Worth? Varnum LLP 3/10/2013
Risk Analysis Essential In Today's Economy McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 3/10/2013
Tentative Port Labor Deal Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/10/2013
Lender’s Credit Bid of Entire Debt at Foreclosure Sale Results in Forfeiture of Rights to Additional Collateral Barnes & Thornburg LLP 3/10/2013
Container Barges in Charleston Harbor to Relieve Truck Traffic on I-526? Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/10/2013
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) Draft Guidance on Pollutant (TMDL/WPDES) Permit; Implementation Is Open for Public Comment Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 3/10/2013
Enforcement and Reporting Updates for Pipeline Operators Barnes & Thornburg LLP 3/10/2013
Preliminary Answers from Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on the Viability of the PM 2.5 (Air Quality Analysis) Significant Impact Level Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 3/9/2013
New Supreme Court Maritime Law Case on Vessel Status Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/9/2013
Titanic Intellectual Property Lawsuit Launched to Sink Competing Enterprise Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/9/2013
GH&C’s Paul Schneider Prevails Before New Jersey Supreme Court Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 3/8/2013
Revised United States Environmental Protection Agency (“USEPA”) Guidance on Bona Fide Prospective Purchaser Protection for Tenants Schiff Hardin LLP 3/8/2013
Illinois Mortgages Are Not Required to Disclose Interest Rate and Maturity Much Shelist, P.C. 3/7/2013
More, More, More: The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Wants More From Mortgage Servicers Poyner Spruill LLP 3/5/2013
Midland Michigan Plant Lays off Battery Workers Varnum LLP 3/5/2013
The Bottom Is Out: Insurance and Your First Floor Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 3/5/2013
Tell Me More: New Landlord Disclosure Requirements in 2013 Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 3/5/2013
Disappearing Florida: The Risks of Sinkholes in the Sunshine State Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) 3/5/2013
Notice of Tax Lien Foreclosure to Mortgage Holders is Determined by the Address in the Mortgage Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 3/4/2013
Are You Paying Too Much For Property Taxes? Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 3/4/2013
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection "NJDEP" Weighs in on 2014 Remediation Deadlines Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 3/4/2013
Acts of Direct Infringement Not Required to Establish Case and Controversy of Indirect Infringement McDermott Will & Emery 3/4/2013
GE Takes Over Top Spot in Ranking of World's Largest Wind Turbine Manufacturers Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 3/3/2013
European Commission Announcement Concerning European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) Regulatory Technical Standards Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 3/2/2013
FTC Guidelines for Mobile Applications: New Standards for Transparency and Notification Dictate Responsibilities for All Parties Involved Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 3/1/2013
Illinois Supreme Court Issues New Procedural Rules for Foreclosures Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 2/28/2013
Comverge Asserts Infringement of Patents Disclosing Power Management/Energy Load Devices and Methods against Entek Systems, a Company Operated by Inventors of Some of the Patents Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 2/27/2013
Fourth Circuit Refuses to Pierce the Corporate Veil in Oil Spill Case Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 2/27/2013
Things to Consider When Buying Waterfront Property Varnum LLP 2/27/2013
Local Ordinances and State Property: Enforcement Issues Under the North Carolina Boardwalk Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 2/27/2013
Who Picks Up the Tab for Delinquent Condo Owner Assessments? Greenberg Traurig, LLP 2/24/2013
Courts Are Open For Developer Seeking Release of Performance Bonds Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 2/23/2013
The Cybersecurity Executive Order’s Effect on the Electric Industry Schiff Hardin LLP 2/23/2013
CAISO and PacifiCorp Move Towards Western Imbalance Market 2/23/2013
Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources Commissioner Mark Sylvia Speaks Regarding Commonwealth’s Energy Efficiency Initiatives Schiff Hardin LLP 2/23/2013
Carnival Cruise Lines: What They Should Have Done Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) 2/23/2013
The State House Commission’s 60th Anniversary May Be Dampened By New Proposed New Jersey Legislation Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 2/22/2013
$200 Million in Energy Efficiency Funding, Obama Proposes Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 2/21/2013
Five Risks Threatening Airline Safety Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) 2/20/2013
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Has Issued Proposed Amendments To The Flood Hazard Area Control Act Rules Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 2/20/2013
Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Propose Rules on New Net Investment Income Tax Barnes & Thornburg LLP 2/20/2013
If Ontario Can Do It, Should Michigan Follow? (Coal Fired Energy Generation ) Varnum LLP 2/17/2013
North Carolina Supreme Court Rules on Various Land Use Matters Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 2/17/2013
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is Plowing Ahead With Roll-Out of Plan for the New Mortgage Rules Despite Noel Canning Decision Greenberg Traurig, LLP 2/17/2013
Law Suit Against U.P. Michigan Cellulosic Bio Refinery Dismissed Varnum LLP 2/17/2013
President Obama Issues Executive Order — Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity Schiff Hardin LLP 2/16/2013
New Law Expands Scope of Iran Sanctions In New Ways Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 2/16/2013
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("FERC") Notice of Intent (“NOI”) to Enhance Transparency in Natural Gas Market Schiff Hardin LLP 2/15/2013
Building Owners and Managers Association International's (BOMA's) 2013 Medical Office Buildings (MOB) Conference Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 2/15/2013
Pure Michigan Solar Panel Varnum LLP 2/14/2013
Recent Minnesota Supreme Court Case May Limit Additional Insured’s Rights and Indemnity Obligations in Construction Contracts Barnes & Thornburg LLP 2/14/2013
Electric Choice Spreads to Two New Utilities in Michigan Varnum LLP 2/13/2013
Restrictive Covenants and Home Businesses (or Working from Home) Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 2/13/2013
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Announces Changes to its eTariff Company Registration Process and Extends the Deadline for e-Tag Reporting in Electric Quarterly Reports (EQRs) Schiff Hardin LLP 2/13/2013
Lenders: Read This Before Foreclosing a Membership Club Greenberg Traurig, LLP 2/12/2013
Apartments Are Hottest Development In the Triangle. Get It? - Apartment Transactions Are on Way Up Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 2/11/2013
Lender's Credit Bid of Entire Debt at Foreclosure Sale Results in Forfeiture of Rights to Additional Collateral Barnes & Thornburg LLP 2/11/2013
What Every Business Needs to Know About the New Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Law Raymond Law Group LLC 2/10/2013
IRS Challenge to Community Development District Bonds Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. 2/10/2013
New Jersey Coastal Property Owners’ Rights Upheld Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 2/9/2013
U.S. District Court Judge Blake Finds That The Home Affordable Modification Program Does Not Preclude Plaintiffs From Bringing Their State Law Claims But Dismisses Their Claims On The Merits Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 2/8/2013
Wisconsin Companies Cautioned About Notices for Corporate Annual Minute Reporting Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 2/8/2013
Law Suit Against U.P. Cellulosic Bio Refinery Dismissed Varnum LLP 2/7/2013
Energy and Environmental Law Update - February 3, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 2/6/2013
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Requests Public Comment on National Enforcement Initiatives Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 2/6/2013
Pennsylvania General Assembly to Consider Requirements for Releases of Record by Oil and Natural Gas Lessees Greenberg Traurig, LLP 2/5/2013
Amendments to Russian Civil Code Related to Immovable Property Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 2/5/2013
California Court Holds That Borrowers May Enjoin A Foreclosure If A Lender Fails To Meet Servicing Guidelines Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 2/4/2013
Proposed UK Tax Measures on High-Value UK Residential Property Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 2/4/2013
Before You Sign a Contract: Stop, Read, and Audit Much Shelist, P.C. 2/2/2013
Recent Consumer Financial Protection Bureau "CFPB" Mortgage Rules to Absorb and Implement Barnes & Thornburg LLP 2/2/2013
Baby It’s Cold Outside – and Slippery, Too! Property Owners - Beware! Dickinson Wright PLLC 2/1/2013
FCC Provides Guidance on Tower Site Collocation Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 2/1/2013
What is Substantial Completion and Why is it Important? Much Shelist, P.C. 2/1/2013
Avoiding Pitfalls of Performing Work for Public Entities Much Shelist, P.C. 1/31/2013
Energy & Environment Law Update - January 30, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 1/30/2013
New Jersey Governor Adopts FEMA Advisory Base Flood Elevation Maps as a DEP Standard (Department of Environmental Protection Standard) Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 1/29/2013
Exclusive Use Provisions: Is a Burrito a type of Sandwich? von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 1/29/2013
New Utility Filing Obligations in New York: Is Your Company Implicated? Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 1/29/2013
Quackenbush / Bakkal to Prepare Energy Report for the State of Michigan Varnum LLP 1/28/2013
Coakley Announces Plans to Hold Energy Summit Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 1/28/2013
Make a Resolution to Improve Job Site Safety for a Safe 2013 Poyner Spruill LLP 1/28/2013
Los Angeles Kicks Off Its Feed-in Tariff Program McDermott Will & Emery 1/28/2013
Good News for Lenders! Minor Errors in Deeds of Trust Less Costly As Result of New Bankruptcy Court Opinion Poyner Spruill LLP 1/28/2013
Eleventh Circuit Holds that Net Revenue, Not Profits, Should Determine Damages in FTC Deceptive Marketing Case Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 1/28/2013
2013 Americas Lodging Investment Summit, or 'ALIS' - Let's Make a Deal! Greenberg Traurig, LLP 1/27/2013
Say Aloha To LNG: No FERC Approval Required For Hawaiian Company’s LNG Operations Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 1/27/2013
Energy Innovation: Monopoly vs. Competition Varnum LLP 1/27/2013
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Releases Final Qualified Mortgage Rule and Proposed Amendments to Ability to Repay Rule Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 1/27/2013
Orange County Set to Further Revise Transportation Impact Fee Rates Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. 1/26/2013
Third Circuit Opinion in Eaton Case Could Allow Supreme Court to Discuss Monopolization Standards Schiff Hardin LLP 1/25/2013
How Intellectual Property Can Help Solve the Nation's Electrical Grid Security Problems Parks IP Law LLC 1/25/2013
New Jersey Supreme Court Reinforces Right to Jury Trial in Civil Cases Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 1/25/2013
Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley Announces Plans to Hold Energy Summit Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 1/24/2013
EPA Finalizes Revisions to Clean Air Standards for Stationary Engines / Updated rule provides extensive public health protections, slashes costs of compliance U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 1/21/2013
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau "CFPB" Releases Final Mortgage Servicing Rules Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 1/19/2013
New Effort to Develop Better Solar and Wind-Powered Batteries Varnum LLP 1/19/2013
Healthcare Providers Push Forward with Significant Construction or Renovation Projects Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 1/18/2013
Michigan Legislation in December 2012 Varnum LLP 1/18/2013
Beware the Boilerplate: Issue Four (Re: Constructing Loan Language) Andrews Kurth 1/18/2013
Wisconsin Court of Appeals Holds the Omnibus Statute, Wis. Stat. § 632.32, Requires an Auto Insurer to Provide Coverage to a Permissive User Tortfeasor in a Suit Filed by the Named Insured von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 1/17/2013
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Issues Final Ability-to-Repay and Qualified Mortgage Rule Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 1/17/2013
New Wisconsin Electrical Statute Creates Lighting Maintenance Challenge For Facility and Property Management Industry von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 1/17/2013
Avoiding the Documentary Stamp Tax Fowler White Boggs P.A. 1/17/2013
Lozman v. Riviera Beach: When is a floating structure a “vessel”? Greenberg Traurig, LLP 1/17/2013
EPA Proposes Approval of Wisconsin’s Greenhouse Gas Tailoring and Biomass Deferral Rules Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 1/16/2013
Energy & Environment Update - January 13, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 1/16/2013
With Many Hurricane Sandy Victims Still Unable to Secure Temporary Housing, Will New Jersey’s Age-Restricted Communities Offer Up Vacant Units? Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 1/16/2013
Supreme Court Offers Comfort to Owners of Dams and Water Control Facilities Varnum LLP 1/16/2013
States Remain Divided on Issue of Driver's Licenses for DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) Beneficiaries Greenberg Traurig, LLP 1/15/2013
Beware the Boilerplate: Another Thing about Waivers . . . Andrews Kurth 1/15/2013
Financial Services Legislative and Regulatory Update - January 14, 2013 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 1/15/2013
DOE Grant for Superconducting Wires Varnum LLP 1/14/2013
No Prescriptive Right to Dock in Plat Varnum LLP 1/13/2013
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act's Regulation C Exemption Limits Increased by Consumer Financial Protection Bureau "CFPB" Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 1/13/2013
California Cap-and-Trade Program Marches Forward McDermott Will & Emery 1/13/2013
The Supreme Judicial Court Declares that Inexpensive Market-Rate Housing May Not Be Counted in Determining a Town’s Compliance with Chapter 40B Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 1/13/2013
E-Z-GO Saved by Bad Case Law: Southern District of Georgia Court Denies Motion for Attorney Fees Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 1/13/2013
Beware the Boilerplate: Introduction Andrews Kurth 1/12/2013
The Wisconsin Court Of Appeals Finds A Duty To Defend Misappropriation Of Internet Advertising System von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 1/11/2013
Beware the Boilerplate: Issue Three Andrews Kurth 1/11/2013
EPA Backpedals on Stormwater Rule Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 1/10/2013
Summary of 2012 Tax Act Schiff Hardin LLP 1/9/2013
Environmental Due Diligence Issues Clarified by EPA for 2013 and Beyond – Tenants and Other Operators Beware Barnes & Thornburg LLP 1/9/2013
New Report Warns That State-Sponsored Power Generation Harms Consumers Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 1/9/2013
How Should Clubs and Resorts Share? Greenberg Traurig, LLP 1/8/2013
EPA Proposes Partial Disapproval of Wisconsin's Plan for Implementing the PM2.5 NAAQS and Sierra Club Files a Lawsuit to Force EPA Action Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 1/7/2013
Co-Tenancy In An Era of Empty Big-Boxes: The Tenant's Perspective von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 1/7/2013
Regulatory Environment for Shale Gas Production Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 1/7/2013
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act's "HMDA" Regulation C Exemption Limits Increased by Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 1/7/2013
Healthcare Real Estate and the Affordable Care Act Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 1/6/2013
Fiscal Cliff Bill Includes Commuter Tax Benefits Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 1/6/2013
Is Your Combustion Unit a Boiler or an Incinerator? - EPA Finalizes "NHSM" Non-Hazardous Secondary Materials Rule Barnes & Thornburg LLP 1/6/2013
U.S. EPA Announces Clean Air Act Settlement with Wisconsin Utility - Agreement will reduce emissions by 15,000 tons annually U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 1/5/2013
EPA Issues Hydraulic Fracturing Study Progress Report Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 1/5/2013
First Lawsuit Filed Over Gloucester County Train Derailment of November 30, 2012 Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 1/5/2013
Michigan House Bill to Prevent Cottage Real Estate Tax Uncapping Signed Into Law Varnum LLP 1/5/2013
Key Energy Tax Provisions Included in ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Legislation McDermott Will & Emery 1/5/2013
American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 - Aviation Law Alert Barnes & Thornburg LLP 1/5/2013
Fiscal Cliffhanger: Congress Passes Federal Tax & Health Care Legislation for 2013 Greenberg Traurig, LLP 1/4/2013
Key Energy Tax Provisions Included in ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Legislation McDermott Will & Emery 1/4/2013
Wisconsin Court of Appeals Upholds Asbestos Exclusion von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 1/4/2013
Fiscal Cliff Legislation Extends Production and Investment Tax Credits Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 1/3/2013
The Fiscal Cliff Deal’s Impact on Clean Energy Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 1/3/2013
Wrong Claim Construction Leads to Erroneous Infringement and Validity Findings McDermott Will & Emery 1/3/2013
New Jersey Construction Lien Law Interpreted Favorably For Owners and Developers Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 1/3/2013
Beware the Boilerplate: Issue Two Andrews Kurth 1/2/2013
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Cite Possible “Negative Implications” to Side with Big Banks Varnum LLP 1/2/2013
EPA Finalizes Clean Air Standards for Industrial Boilers, Incinerators and Cement Kilns/Updated Rules Provide Extensive Public Health Protections, Cut Costs of Compliance U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 12/30/2012
EPA Tightens Air Quality Standards for Fine Particles Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 12/30/2012
EPA Updates Rule for Pathogens in Drinking Water, Sets Limit for E. Coli U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 12/29/2012
Illinois Court Rejects Subcontractor’s Claim for Delay Damages Barnes & Thornburg LLP 12/28/2012
Kicking the Can Down the Road on Renewable Energy Varnum LLP 12/28/2012
Healthcare Providers Push Forward with Significant Construction or Renovation Projects Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 12/28/2012
A Proxy Season Update: Preparing for 2013 Dinsmore & Shohl LLP 12/28/2012
Seventh Circuit – “Created or Suffered” Exclusion of a Title Insurance Policy With a Mechanic’s Lien Endorsement Barnes & Thornburg LLP 12/27/2012
Considerations for Church Cell Tower Leases Varnum LLP 12/27/2012
"Blanket" AI Endorsement Leads to Big Exposure Williams Kastner 12/27/2012
Michigan Court of Appeals – Update on Whether Defective Construction Can Constitute an “Occurrence” Under CGL Policies Barnes & Thornburg LLP 12/26/2012
No Duty To Defend Apartment Conversion Claims Williams Kastner 12/26/2012
Energy & Environmental Law Update – December 23, 2012 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 12/26/2012
2012: "The Real Year of the (Healthcare) REIT"? Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 12/26/2012
China Clarifies VAT Polices in Transportation and Modern Services Industries Greenberg Traurig, LLP 12/26/2012
The EPA Releases Update on Ongoing Hydraulic Fracturing Study U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 12/26/2012
Ohio Supreme Court – Claims for Property Damage to Insured’s Own Work Caused by Defective Workmanship Not Covered Under CGL Insurance Policies Barnes & Thornburg LLP 12/25/2012
Michigan Governor's Message on Energy and the Environment Varnum LLP 12/25/2012
New Wave of “Occurrence” Statutes Doesn’t Affect Old Policies Barnes & Thornburg LLP 12/24/2012
Medical Office Building Built to Resist Severe Weather Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 12/24/2012
HR-4753: An Early Christmas Gift for Michigan Cottage Owners! Varnum LLP 12/24/2012
Starting Energy Companies in Michigan Varnum LLP 12/24/2012
MISS Dig Bills Pass in Michigan Senate, Stall in House Varnum LLP 12/23/2012
Infrastructure Financing Does Fall Within The Scope of European Union State Aid Rules McDermott Will & Emery 12/23/2012
Storage Tank Program Undergoes Changes Varnum LLP 12/22/2012
Agriculture Groups Urge Action on Estate Taxes Varnum LLP 12/22/2012
EPA Issues New Boiler and Solid Waste Incinerator Rules Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 12/21/2012
LEED v4 Nearing Completion McDermott Will & Emery 12/21/2012
Trends in Hotel Transactions: An Increasingly Hospitable Environment for Hospitality Transactions Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. 12/21/2012
Michigan Farmers Concerned About Wetland Use Permit Changes Varnum LLP 12/21/2012
Illinois Courts Continue to Scrutinize Standing in Foreclosure Actions Much Shelist, P.C. 12/20/2012
New Jersey Court Rejects Effort to Shift Blame to Environmental Consultants Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 12/20/2012
EPA Enforcement in 2012 Protects Communities From Harmful Pollution U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 12/20/2012
Energy & Environmental Law Update – December 16, 2012 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 12/18/2012
Watt’s New? Michigan Energy News - December 2012 Varnum LLP 12/18/2012
EPA Provides Comfort to Prospective Tenants at Contaminated Properties Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 12/18/2012
FERC Hastens Modifications in Oil Pipeline Regulatory Approach Schiff Hardin LLP 12/18/2012
A New Fate for Holiday Leftovers? Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 12/18/2012
North Carolina Court of Appeals Rule 60(b) Motion Cannot Be Used to Attack An Order That a Party Failed to Appeal Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 12/17/2012
Antitrust "Tying" Claims Dismissed Against Homebuilders Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 12/17/2012
Pentagon to Open Up Space Launch Vehicle Bidding, Expected Competitors Contribute over $4M MapLight 12/17/2012
EPA Announces Next Round of Clean Air Standards to Reduce Harmful Soot Pollution U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 12/16/2012
DOE and EPA Release Annual Fuel Economy Guide with 2013 Models U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 12/16/2012
Tracking Hotel Sale Transactions Greenberg Traurig, LLP 12/15/2012
Renewable Energy Approvals for Detroit Edison Varnum LLP 12/15/2012
Michigan Lame Duck Legislative Changes to Environmental Cleanup of Contaminated Sites and Leaking Underground Storage Tanks Barnes & Thornburg LLP 12/15/2012
Beware the Boilerplate: Issue One Andrews Kurth 12/14/2012
Possible Investigation of Gas Price Hikes on the Horizon Andrews Kurth 12/13/2012
Creating a Tax Incremental District to Spur Development von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 12/13/2012
5 Key Issues In Retail Lease Negotiation von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 12/13/2012
More Legal Maneuvering Over the Scope and Applicability of Michigan's "One Action" Rule Governing Mortgage Foreclosures By Advertisement Barnes & Thornburg LLP 12/12/2012
Best Mode Defense’s Last Stand McDermott Will & Emery 12/11/2012
Energy & Environmental Law Update – December 11, 2012 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 12/11/2012
European Commission Dawn Raids: EU General Court Reins in “Fishing Expeditions” McDermott Will & Emery 12/11/2012
EPA Pushes Back on Stormwater Discharges from Logging Roads Varnum LLP 12/10/2012
UPS Sued By EEOC for Religious Discrimination U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 12/10/2012
Collateral Granted by Subsidiaries to Secure Parent's Debts is Avoided in Bankruptcy: A Cautionary Lesson for Lenders Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. 12/9/2012
Sierra Club Ready to Sue on Alleged Air Quality Violations Varnum LLP 12/9/2012
Major Stimulus for Investment into New UK Gas-Fired Power Stations Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 12/9/2012
FEMA To Release New Advisory Base Flow Elevations Maps Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 12/8/2012
NERC Study on Gas-Electric Coordination to Be Completed By Year End 12/8/2012
Expert Excluded Again For Failing To Test Theory Armstrong Teasdale 12/8/2012
The Third Circuit Does It Again: A Monopolist Violates the Antitrust Laws By Offering Conditional Above -Cost Market Share Discounts That Constitute "De Facto Partial Exclusive Dealing" Greenberg Traurig, LLP 12/7/2012
Is Your House Designer Creative or a Copier? Judge Finds an Issue of Fact Whether a House Design Infringed on a Previous Designer’s Copyright Varnum LLP 12/7/2012
What's Coming Down the Pipe: Important Dates and Developments for Pipeline Owners and Operators to Monitor Barnes & Thornburg LLP 12/7/2012
International Trade Actions Complicate Global Market for Renewable Energy Businesses, Particularly in the Solar Sector McDermott Will & Emery 12/7/2012
PHMSA Inspections to Focus on Integrity Management Program Evaluations Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 12/7/2012
Wealth Transfer Concerns in 2012 Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. 12/6/2012
The Sixth Circuit Steps Back in Time on Certification of Consumer Classes Dickinson Wright PLLC 12/6/2012
The European Union’s Emissions Trading Scheme: A Brief Pause at the Edge of the Enforcement Cliff? Vedder Price 12/5/2012
New Research Finds Shale Natural Gas Production Emits Less Fugitive Methane Than Previously Reported McDermott Will & Emery 12/4/2012
Retirement and Maintaining Reliability: The Midwest ISO’s System Support Resource Agreement Schiff Hardin LLP 12/4/2012
Energy & Environment Law Update – December 2, 2012 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 12/4/2012
FERC Tees Up Enforcement for 2013 Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 12/4/2012
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Issues Revised Hydrofracking Regulations Greenberg Traurig, LLP 12/3/2012
Preventing Workplace Violence Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) 12/3/2012
How Zoning Rules Can Foment Increased Urban Density: The In-Law Suite Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 12/3/2012
The New Jersey Appellate Division Addresses Rent Receiver Liability Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. 12/3/2012
Division of Tax Appeals Finds Taxpayers Established Change in Domicile from New York City to the Hamptons McDermott Will & Emery 12/1/2012
Competition Drives Innovation and Trumps Regulation Varnum LLP 12/1/2012
Wells Fargo v. US Airways— Redelivery Certificates Protect Lessees from Unspecified Discrepancies Vedder Price 12/1/2012
FTC Commissioners Disagree on Limits of Section 5 Applicability to Conduct Not Otherwise Covered by Antitrust Laws Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 12/1/2012
Limits to Financiers’ Claims for Losses and Damage to Insured Property Resulting from Theft by Insured Vedder Price 11/30/2012
FERC Issues $2.5M Sanction in Electric Market Manipulation Investigation: Company Pursued Wheeling Transactions to Benefit Other Electric Transactions at Same Point Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 11/29/2012
Watt’s New? Michigan Energy Law News - November 2012 Varnum LLP 11/29/2012
After Expensive Campaign, Proposal 3 Rejected by Voters Varnum LLP 11/28/2012
West Virginia Surface Owners May Not Appeal Gas Well Permits Dinsmore & Shohl LLP 11/28/2012
Cell Tower Lease Buyouts, Good or Bad? Varnum LLP 11/27/2012
California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) Orders On-Bill Repayment For Energy Efficiency and Other Demand-Side Projects McDermott Will & Emery 11/27/2012
Growing the Game of Golf Greenberg Traurig, LLP 11/26/2012
Declaratory Judgment Action Filed Over Trailer Hitch Products Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 11/26/2012
Michigan's Second Project Labor Agreements (PLA) Law Also Pre-empted by NLRA Barnes & Thornburg LLP 11/26/2012
Stand Your Ground: Hotel Owners Greenberg Traurig, LLP 11/25/2012
Realtors Calling "The Age of Multifamily" Residential Development As North Carolina Sees the Impact Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 11/24/2012
Very Strict Liability for False or Materially Incomplete Representations: Forfeiture of FERC Market Pricing Authority McDermott Will & Emery 11/23/2012
Michigan Court of Appeals Confirms Power of Receiver to Sell Real Property Free and Clear of Redemption Rights Barnes & Thornburg LLP 11/23/2012
Where do the Road and Public Access Rights End in Michigan? Varnum LLP 11/23/2012
Support Your Local Merchants Saturday and “Shop Small” U.S. Department of Labor 11/23/2012
FERC Reframes Nexus Test for Transmission Incentives Applications Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 11/23/2012
Post-2012 Election Outlook for Shale Gas Industry Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 11/23/2012
"Novel" Joint Tenancy Argument May Protect Real Property Assets of Madoff Widow Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 11/21/2012
Down But Not Completely Out: Transmission Rate Incentives 11/21/2012
Managing the Risks of Black Friday Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) 11/21/2012
New 3.8% Tax on Sale of Real Estate Effective January 1, 2013 Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 11/21/2012
New York’s Governor Cuomo Convenes Moreland Commission to Investigate Emergency Preparedness of Utilities Following Hurricane Sandy Greenberg Traurig, LLP 11/21/2012
Energy and Environment Law Update - November 18, 2012 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 11/21/2012
CFPB, FTC Announce Crackdown on Deceptive Mortgage Advertising Ifrah Law 11/20/2012
Start-up for Biodigester in Fremont Varnum LLP 11/19/2012
N.C. Court of Appeals Addresses Powers of Attorney In Context of Commercial Development Loans Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 11/19/2012
Who Controls a Cottage if it is Transferred to an LLC? Varnum LLP 11/19/2012
A Fool With a Pen Makes Good Law Dickinson Wright PLLC 11/19/2012
The Implied Warranty of Habitability: Recent Developments Much Shelist, P.C. 11/19/2012
Purl Two Together: Clothing Store Mounts Erotic Yarn Advertising Display Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 11/18/2012
Vapor Intrusion and What to Do About It 11/18/2012
Pre-Audit Certificates and Oral Municipal Contracts Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 11/18/2012
Will Provisions to the Tax Relief Act Be Extended? Varnum LLP 11/16/2012
FERC To Schedule Additional Technical Conferences To Address Gas–Electric Coordination Schiff Hardin LLP 11/16/2012
FTC Defers to State Resolution of Competitive Concerns Arising Out of Acquisition of Natural Gas Assets Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 11/16/2012
Energy & Environment Law Update – 11/11/2012 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 11/16/2012
Detroit Edison is Looking for Large Solar PV Installation(s) Varnum LLP 11/15/2012
Regulations on Emissions Auctions in Phase Three to Come into Force 11/15/2012
What’s in Store for Offshore Energy After the 2012 Election Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 11/14/2012
Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Exports Continue to Await DOE Approval McDermott Will & Emery 11/14/2012
California Sets Schedule for Non-Residential Building Energy Disclosures Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 11/14/2012
2012 Year End Tax Planning Alert Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. 11/13/2012
Bracewell Analyzes Post-Election Prospects for Shale Gas Industry - Video Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 11/13/2012
Energy and Environment Law Update November 12, 2012 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 11/12/2012
EPA Approves Michigan’s PM 2.5 State Implementation Plan Varnum LLP 11/12/2012
Racing to New Off-Reservation Gaming in Oregon Dickinson Wright PLLC 11/12/2012
Third Circuit Strikes Down Historic Tax Credit Deal Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 11/11/2012
Avoiding an Uncapping of Michigan Property Taxes: Klooster v. City of Charlevoix Varnum LLP 11/11/2012
Scott Segal Analyzes Post-Election Energy and Environmental Issues - Video Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 11/10/2012
Battery Currents Advanced Energy Storage – Michigan Update - October 31, 2012 Varnum LLP 11/10/2012
The Fine Print of Natural Gas Property Rights: Cautionary Lessons from Western Ohio and New York McDermott Will & Emery 11/9/2012
Insurance Coverage For Superstorm Sandy Claims Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 11/9/2012
Potential Property Tax Relief for Properties Effected By Hurricane Sandy Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 11/9/2012
The "Golden Rules" of Negotiating Retail Leases von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 11/6/2012
No Trademark Infringement Where Contractor Listed Manufacturer’s Product in Municipal Bid McDermott Will & Emery 11/5/2012
Proposal 3 Generates Sparks Varnum LLP 11/5/2012
EPA Approves Additional Fuel Waivers for New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New York U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 11/3/2012
National Priorities List Additions 11/3/2012
Hyundai/Kia to Correct Overstated MPG Claims as Result of EPA Investigation U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 11/2/2012
The Office of Gas and Electricity Markets of Great Britain Consults Further on its Electricity and Gas Retail Market Review McDermott Will & Emery 11/2/2012
EPA Approves Emergency Fuel Waiver for New Jersey U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 11/1/2012
Chuck Yeager’s Right of Publicity Suit Will No Longer Fly in the Ninth Circuit McDermott Will & Emery 11/1/2012
District Court Reverses and Holds That "Correct" Name, Not "Legal" Name, Required on UCC-1 Financing Statement Barnes & Thornburg LLP 11/1/2012
What Should Waterfront Property Owners Know About Plats? Varnum LLP 11/1/2012
EPA Approves Temporary Fuel Waivers to Assist States Impacted by Hurricane Sandy U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 10/31/2012
Nanophosphate Lithium Ion Battery Used in GM’s New All Electronic Vehicle Varnum LLP 10/31/2012
FERC Addresses Geomagnetic Disturbances; Proposes to Direct NERC to Develop a Reliability Standard Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 10/31/2012
New York Court Upholds Retroactive Income Tax Provision for 338(h)(10) Elections Greenberg Traurig, LLP 10/31/2012
Salt Batteries on the Horizon for Vehicles? Varnum LLP 10/30/2012
Energy and Environment Law Update 10/29/12 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/29/2012
Overheating in Electronic Vehicle Testing Varnum LLP 10/29/2012
Avoid Legal Malpractice – Timely Assert Affirmative Defenses Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 10/29/2012
Aiming to Lessen Use of Rare Earth Metals Varnum LLP 10/29/2012
Generator and Transmission Owners Beware: Potentially Costly Changes in the Offing Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 10/28/2012
Boutique Lodging Continues to Increase Greenberg Traurig, LLP 10/28/2012
Watt’s New? Michigan Energy Newsletter - October 2012 Varnum LLP 10/28/2012
Chevron Gives $2.5 Million to Conservative Super PAC: Oil Company's Donation One of Only a Handful from Fortune 500 Companies to Super PACs. Center for Public Integrity 10/28/2012
FERC Issues Order No. 1000-B: Acting on Rehearing and Clarification Requests of Order No. 1000-A Schiff Hardin LLP 10/28/2012
Building on Michigan Sand Dunes Following 2012 PA 297 Varnum LLP 10/27/2012
Work Begins to Remove Contamination at Newtown, Conn. Site U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 10/27/2012
Retail Stores: Know Your Duty of Care Varnum LLP 10/26/2012
Energy and Environment Law Update: October 21, 2012 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/23/2012
A123 Files Bankruptcy; JCI to Buy Auto Assets Varnum LLP 10/23/2012
Aviation Law Alert - Michigan Court of Appeals Resolves Issues with Statutory Interpretation Critical to Business Aircraft Sales/Use Tax Planning Barnes & Thornburg LLP 10/23/2012
Electric Rates Increase Following New 2008 Law Varnum LLP 10/22/2012
Let the Golf Course/Club Buyer Beware! Greenberg Traurig, LLP 10/22/2012
Ten Ways to Save Money, Energy and Protect Your Health This Winter U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 10/21/2012
FERC Declares That Proposed Wind Curtailment Violates PURPA McDermott Will & Emery 10/20/2012
University-Based Bioenergy Research Varnum LLP 10/20/2012
New York Publishes MTA Payroll Tax Protective Refund Claim Procedures Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 10/19/2012
Rooftop Solar Cost Reductions Varnum LLP 10/17/2012
25x25 is Now Ballot Proposal 3 Varnum LLP 10/17/2012
Come on Baby Light My Fire Greenberg Traurig, LLP 10/16/2012
Michigan Supreme Court Remands Cherryland After Enactment of Legislation Deeming Solvency Covenants of Non-Recourse Loans Unenforceable Barnes & Thornburg LLP 10/16/2012
What Can a Cottage Plan Do for Me? Varnum LLP 10/15/2012
Can You Really Go to Jail for Violating a Stormwater Permit? Greenberg Traurig, LLP 10/15/2012
Energy And Environment - October 14, 2012 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/15/2012
Fraudulent Joinder: Court Finds Diversity Jurisdiction With Non-Diverse Defendants Varnum LLP 10/15/2012
Changing Qualification Requirements for PTC Could Have Big Impact for Wind McDermott Will & Emery 10/15/2012
Mexico Enacts Anti-Corruption Law for Federal Government Contracting Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 10/13/2012
FERC General Counsel Argues Applying Dodd-Frank Regulations to RTO/ISO Products is Potentially Harmful McDermott Will & Emery 10/13/2012
The LEED v4 (formerly LEED 2012) Controversy Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/13/2012
EPA Awards $1.2 Million to Improve Indoor Air Quality U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 10/13/2012
Denied Boarding: European Court Reinforces the Rights of Air Passengers McDermott Will & Emery 10/13/2012
Experts Excluded Despite Spending Over $1 Million to Test Their Theories Armstrong Teasdale 10/12/2012
PHMSA Issues Revised Reporting Requirements - Second Notice & Request for Comments Barnes & Thornburg LLP 10/12/2012
Arbitration Clauses in Construction Contracts – Part II von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 10/12/2012
EPA Petitions for En Banc Rehearing of Decision that Overturned CSAPR Greenberg Traurig, LLP 10/11/2012
Expert Excluded for Failure to Utilize Any Discernible Methodology Armstrong Teasdale 10/10/2012
Expert Excluded for Failure to Test and Failure to Rule Out Alternative Causes Armstrong Teasdale 10/10/2012
Are Your Imports Covered by Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Orders? Greenberg Traurig, LLP 10/9/2012
Proposed Legislation to Prevent Cottage Uncapping – A Benefit to Cottage Owners? Or a Planning Curse in Disguise? Varnum LLP 10/9/2012
Homestead Tax Exemption Applies to Non-Citizen’s Residence Maintained for Dependents Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. 10/9/2012
Retail Did You Know? Court of Appeals Expands Inducement for Patent Infringeme​nt Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 10/8/2012
Dock Permitted at Access Easement – No Good Deed Goes Unpunished Varnum LLP 10/8/2012
FERC Clarifies that a Utility May Not Curtail Unilaterally for Purchases from QFs Under a Long-Term Obligation Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 10/7/2012
Reigning In Urban Farming – No More RTFA Protection? Varnum LLP 10/6/2012
FERC Proposes to Approve Regional Underfrequency Load Shedding Reliability Standard Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 10/5/2012
California Supreme Court Reaffirms “All Sums with Stacking” Rule on Long-Tail Injury Claims Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP 10/5/2012
Second Circuit Applies the Filed Rate Doctrine to Electricity Rates Set by Market-Based Auctions Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/5/2012
Potential Refund Claims: New York MTA Payroll Tax Held Unconstitutional Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 10/3/2012
Prepare for Substantial Increases in Title Insurance Fees Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 10/3/2012
Energy and Environment Law Update - September 30, 2012 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/2/2012
Federal CAFO Regulations Remove “Propose to Discharge” Permitting Requirement Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 10/2/2012
Infrastructure for PEVs and EVs Varnum LLP 10/2/2012
Victim Toxicology Analysis Held Reliable Armstrong Teasdale 10/1/2012
New WDNR Regulations A Concern for Wisconsin Agriculture Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 10/1/2012
Second Circuit Blocks Class Action Against KeySpan-Morgan Stanley for Market Manipulation Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 9/30/2012
Be Careful to Avoid Tax Penalties for Converting Ag Land into Other Use Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 9/30/2012
USEPA Withdraws Proposed CAFO Reporting Rule Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 9/30/2012
Update: Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Exempt from Michigan Real Estate Transfer Tax Varnum LLP 9/29/2012
Failure to Test Ignition Theory Results in Exclusion Armstrong Teasdale 9/28/2012
GM to Improve Electric Vehicle Range Varnum LLP 9/28/2012
National unions and Chamber of Commerce face off in Michigan Center for Public Integrity 9/28/2012
National Emission Standards for Storage Vessels, Equipment Leaks, and Closed Vent Systems 9/28/2012
PCBs in Building Caulking – Beware the Enforcer Greenberg Traurig, LLP 9/28/2012
Coming Soon: California's First Cap-and-Trade Auction McDermott Will & Emery 9/27/2012
Investment or Buyout of A123? Varnum LLP 9/27/2012
Another Hurdle for GHG Suits as Ninth Circuit Affirms District Court Ruling in Kivalina v. ExxonMobil Schiff Hardin LLP 9/27/2012
Law Update: Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Exempt from Michigan Real Estate Transfer Tax Varnum LLP 9/27/2012
Michigan’s Homestead-Exemption Law for Bankruptcy Debtors Upheld Varnum LLP 9/26/2012
The Myths and Merits of MERS Andrews Kurth 9/26/2012
Alleged Fraudulent Indcument + Unambiguous Contract = Defense Summary Judgment Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. 9/26/2012
Aviation Law Alert - U.S. Aircraft Operators Possibly One Step Closer to Avoiding EU-ETS Requirements: Senate Passes SB 1956 Barnes & Thornburg LLP 9/26/2012
Holland Batteries to Power Fleet Vehicles Varnum LLP 9/26/2012
Holland Batteries to Power Fleet Vehicles Varnum LLP 9/25/2012
Asking FERC to open an investigation, Congressman questions investment decisions Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 9/23/2012
Illinois Court Finds Coverage for Additional Insured Where None Exists for the Named Insured Barnes & Thornburg LLP 9/23/2012
EPA Adds 12 Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List / Eight Other Sites Proposed To Be Added U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 9/22/2012
Indiana Court Holds that Second-Tier Materialman May Not Invoke Personal Liability Notice Statute Barnes & Thornburg LLP 9/22/2012
Western District To Decide Whether Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Are Exempt from Paying Michigan’s Real Estate Transfer Tax Varnum LLP 9/22/2012
When is Ensuing Loss Not Ensuing Loss? Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP 9/21/2012
Illinois Appellate Court Clarifies the Implied Warranty of Habitability as it Applies to General Contractors and Subcontractors Barnes & Thornburg LLP 9/21/2012
Minnesota Arguably Expands Coverage for Additional Insureds in the Construction Context Barnes & Thornburg LLP 9/20/2012
Watt’s New? Michigan Energy News - September 2012 Varnum LLP 9/20/2012
Members' Tenants - In or Out? Greenberg Traurig, LLP 9/20/2012
Utility Owned Solar Projects Moving Forward Varnum LLP 9/19/2012
New Illinois Environmental Legislation September 2012 Schiff Hardin LLP 9/18/2012
New Jersey Construction Lien Law Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 9/18/2012
Financial Services Legislative and Regulatory Law Update - September 17, 2012 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 9/17/2012
2012 Hurricane Season Provides Another Opportunity to Extend Eligible Permits Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. 9/17/2012
Expanded California Use Tax Collection Requirement for Retailers Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 9/17/2012
Horse Tracks as Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations? Dinsmore & Shohl LLP 9/17/2012
Environmental Law Alert - Ohio Supreme Court Decision Finds Local Zoning Law is Applicable to Private Landfill Barnes & Thornburg LLP 9/16/2012
Florida First District Court of Appeal Renders Important Decision Holding that Purchasers who Acquire Property with Knowledge of Contamination are Liable Greenberg Traurig, LLP 9/14/2012
“Slam Dunk” Liability Defense Does Not Abrogate Duty to Defend Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP 9/14/2012
Uniform Residential Landlord Tenant Act McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 9/14/2012
Aviation Law Alert - Standard Industry Fare Level (SIFL) for Second Half of Calendar Year 2012 Barnes & Thornburg LLP 9/14/2012
Michigan Community Awaits Changes That May Impact Liquor Control Code Varnum LLP 9/13/2012
SEC Adopts Disclosure Requirements for Payments by Resource Extraction Issuers Pursuant to Dodd-Frank Andrews Kurth 9/13/2012
Massachusetts Imposes Additional Restrictions on Residential Mortgage Foreclosures; May Now Require Loan Modification in Lieu of Foreclosure Greenberg Traurig, LLP 9/12/2012
Broad new data security rule proposed for federal contractors Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 9/12/2012
Justice Department Alleges Environmental and Worker Safety Violations Continue to Plague Citgo's Texas Refinery Center for Public Integrity 9/9/2012
SEC Shines Light on Resource Extractor Payments McDermott Will & Emery 9/8/2012
Existing Cell Tower Leases are Gold Mines: How to Keep the Mine and Get the Gold Varnum LLP 9/8/2012
SEC Issues Risk Alert on Campaign Contributions and Pay-to-Play Prohibitions Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 9/7/2012
Divided Appeals Court Vacates Air Transport Rule Targeted at Coal-Fired Power Plants McDermott Will & Emery 9/7/2012
LCC Adopts Policy Change on Concession Agreements Varnum LLP 9/6/2012
What You Need to Know About the New SEC Rule Requiring Additional Reporting by Resource Extraction Issuers Greenberg Traurig, LLP 9/4/2012
Park Dedicated in a Plat Cuts-off Riparian Rights Varnum LLP 9/3/2012
Farmers Pleased with Changes to Trucking Rules Varnum LLP 9/2/2012
President Obama Signs HEARTH Act Varnum LLP 9/2/2012
President Obama Issues Executive Order Promoting Increased Use of Combined Heat and Power Technology at Industrial Facilities Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 9/1/2012
Why Section 6409(a) of the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 Will Likely Be Held Unconstitutional By the Courts Varnum LLP 8/31/2012
Court Strikes Down EPA Overreaching – Again Dinsmore & Shohl LLP 8/30/2012
Possible Law Requiring Nonprofit Land Conservancies to Pay Property Taxes is a Bad idea Varnum LLP 8/28/2012
EPA to Extend Public Comment Period On Air Permit for Arecibo Waste to Energy Facility U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 8/26/2012
Appointment of Receiver Mandatory in Indiana, Notwithstanding Subordination Agreement Barnes & Thornburg LLP 8/25/2012
Clean Water Act Settlement Ensures That Boston Racetrack Addresses Wastewater and Stormwater Discharges U.S. Environmental P