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By Phillip Hoover, Edward Ezekiel
On August 2, 2018, the Trump administration proposed significant cuts to vehicle fuel efficiency and emission standards, and challenged the right of states, particularly California, to set more stringent tailpipe...
By Darren Rowles, Scott Cahalan
On July 1, 2018, Georgia's new distracted driving law went into effect.
By Marcia Ernst
Cyber insurance is a type of insurance that can help protect a business in the event of a data breach, network security failure, or other cyber threat, and from risks relating to information technology...
By Stephen O'Day, Vickie C. Rusek
On June 22, 2018, the IRS released guidance to assist developers and owners of solar energy projects in determining the "beginning of construction"
By Patrick J. Cain, Matthew Clarke, Patricia Hill, Yash Dave
According to the DOL's final rule, the reporting requirements in effect now are the requirements as they existed before the Persuader Rule.
By Stephen O'Day, Andrew Thompson, Vickie C. Rusek
At issue in Altamaha Riverkeeper, Inc. v. Rayonier Performance Fibers, LLC et al., 2018 WL 2947915, Case No. A18A0594 (Ga. App. June 13, 2018), was the definition of the phrase "interferes with legitimate water uses" in the narrative standard established by Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. r. 391-3-6-.03 (5)(c).
By Phillip Hoover
Pruitt favored a comprehensive overhaul of the permitting program while Wehrum preferred incremental program changes achieved through a combination of guidance and rulemaking.
By Edward Wasmuth
In Collins v. Athens Orthopedic Clinic, Case No. A18A0296 (decided June 27, 2018), the Georgia Court of Appeals addressed the issue of whether an individual whose personally-identifiable information...
By Matthew Clarke
On May 2, 2018, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signed the "Hands-Free Georgia Act" (House Bill 673) into law
By John G. McCarthy, Marc Latman
Recently, New York's highest court, the Court of Appeals, held that New York State's "borrowing statute" for statute of limitations applies for non-resident plaintiffs even when the contracting parties...
By Bryan Wolin
A recent National Advertising Division decision concerning salad spinners reminds us that precise claims require precise substantiation, no matter the nature of the product.
By Phillip Hoover
On June 21, 2018, the White House Office of Management and Budget issued a plan which proposes to consolidate some federal agencies to reduce duplication and redundancy, and to approve efficiency, effectiveness and...
By Patricia Hill, Patrick J. Cain, Matthew Clarke, Yash Dave, Ian Jones
On June 6, 2018, the Office of the General Counsel for the National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB") released a memorandum of Guidance on Handbook Rules (Memorandum GC 18-04) ...
By Darren Rowles
On July 1, 2018, Georgia's new distracted driving law will go into effect. The new law is officially called the "Hands-Free Georgia Act" ...
By Laura Miller Andrew
As in the past with the ACA, the release of final regulations is quickly followed by litigation.
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