Most-Viewed Law News & Updates on JD Supra: Jan 2012

New laws for 2012, Sunshine Act regulations, retirement plans, medical marijuana, the Wage Theft Protection Act, Megaupload indictment, and more  … for your reading pleasure, a look at some of the most-read legal news and analysis on the JD Supra network last month:

  1. New Laws for 2012 – by Howard Ankin
  2. New 2012 Illinois Laws Affecting Working Men and Women – by Katz Friedman
  3. Proposed Physician Payment Sunshine Act Regulations Leave Many in the Dark – by Mintz Levin Health Law
  4. Why Retirement Plan Sponsors are Always on the Hook for Liability – by The Rosenbaum Law Firm
  5. New California Laws 2012 – by Lisa Ryan
  6. A Reporting Nightmare – The IRS Finalizes Form 8938, Statement of Specified Foreign Financial Assets – by Akerman Senterfitt
  7. DOT Restricts Mobile Phone Use Effective January 2012 – by Fisher & Phillips LLP
  8. Is Super Bowl Protected by Trademark or Copyright Law? Try Both. – by Davis Wright Tremaine
  9. New Obstacles on the Course: State Foreclosure Laws Continue to Complicate Mortgage Loan Servicing – by K&L Gates
  10. Florida Casino Legislation Moves Forward as Genting’s Boost to Miami Economy Being Watched Nationally – by Rosa Eckstein Schechter
  11. A Comparison of US and EU Biosimilars Regimes – by Fenwick & West
  12. Significant Changes To California Employment Law Effective January 1, 2012 – by Bryan Cave
  13. Wage Theft Prevention Act (WTPA) – New York State – by Jonathan Foxx
  14. Indictments of Megaupload Are a Greater Threat to Web Users Than Piracy – by Ifrah Law
  15. Custody Case Pits Adoptive Parents Against Indian Nation – by
  16. A Plan Sponsor’s Guide to Handling Retirement Plan Fee Disclosure – by The Rosenbaum Law Firm
  17. NJ Medical Marijuana Program Facing NIMBY Opposition – by Patrick Dwyer
  18. California Wage Theft Prevention Act Takes Effect January 1, 2012 – by Morgan Lewis
  19. Costs Versus Quality In Electronic Discovery Document Reviews – by Hubbard & Jenkins
  20. Department of Justice Improves the Odds of Online Gambling – by Dinsmore & Shohl
  21. Becoming Immune to Reputation Damage: Tips from Kim Kardashian? – by Greenberg Glusker
  22. California Governor Signs S.B. 459, Dramatically Increasing Penalties for Misclassifying Employees as Independent Contractors – by Schnader
  23. Summary of FERC Meeting Agenda – January 2012 – by White & Case LLP
  24. Federal Courts Jurisdiction and Venue Clarification Act of 2011 – by King & Spalding
  25. FCRA Class Actions on the Rise – by Ford & Harrison

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