Hawaii Real Estate Litigation Update 2015 – HSBA Real Property and Financial Services Section

Last year, Gregory W. Kugle and I provided our annual Hawaii real estate litigation update for the Hawaii State Bar Association’s Real Property and Financial Services Section. The outline, with links to the cases, is provided below and a video of the presentation is conveniently on YouTube. So, consider yourself updated on what happened […]

FIDIC Update: Termination and the Employer’s obligations under the Red Book

ByMike R. Stewart, Mary E. Lindsay, and Nita Mistry, K&L Gates, London A Privy Council case last year provided some important guidance on the provisions in the FIDIC Red Book in relation to Employers financial arrangements and claims. Whatever your perspective might be, when negotiating or managing a contract based on the FIDIC Books, employers […]

Update: “Affluenza” DUI Driver Could Remain On Probation

Judges will often waive jail time and place drivers on probation when theyre charged with a first-offense DUI in Los Angeles. But some people dont appreciate that kind of leniency; they take advantage of it. Whats worse, the ingrates often dont receive any punishment. Ethan Couch of Tarrant County, Texas, made international headlines after his […]

Update:  NBC News Reports:  Potentially Lethal Blood-Clot Filter

In an article that appeared here in mid-September of last year, I reported on a series of reports aired on NBC news discussing the results of a year-long investigation into a blood-clot filter called recovery manufactured by the new jersey-based medical device giant C.R. Bard. The report revealed that the device, (which was) implanted in […]

Don’t forget to update wage information on notices required by Wage Theft Protection Act in 2016

Home Best Practices For California Employers Dont forget to update wage information on notices required by Wage Theft Protection Act in 2016 California employers are required to provide non-exempt employees with certain information upon hire as required by the Wage Theft Protection Act. The law became effective in 2012 and is codified at Labor Code […]

Update on Harvard-Ravel Digitization Project: Calif. Cases Now Live

Last October,I wrote hereabout the joint initiative betweenHarvard Law School and Ravel Law to digitize and make available to the public for free Harvards entire collection of U.S. case law, which is said to be the most comprehensive collection of American law and cases available anywhere outside the Library of Congress. Today, Ravel CEO Daniel […]

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