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Health Plans Expand To Same-Sex Couples

By Laura Fischer, BERENBAUM WEINSHIENK The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on Oct. 6 to deny review of various appellate court rulings, including review of the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals decision striking down bans on same-sex marriage as being unconstitutional, effectively legalized same-sex marriage in the state of Colorado. On Oct. 7, the 10th Circuit […]

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Business Litigation On The Rise

By Hannah Garcia, LAW WEEK COLORADO It may not be surprising to most general counsel that the number of legal disputes for companies continues to grow, but at least one veteran still thinks businesses can find better answers before a lawsuit hits an executive’s desk. Corporate litigation is climbing paired with a rise in legal costs, […]

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ADA Remains Relevant

By Hannah Garcia, LAW WEEK COLORADO Although the Americans With Disabilities Act is 24 years old, a new Senate committee report detailing the income disparities between U.S. citizens with disabilities and those without illustrates the law’s enduring relevance. The analysis, titled “Fulfilling the Promise: Overcoming Persistent Barriers to Economic Self-Sufficiency for People with Disabilities,” was released […]

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ACC Brings Students in House

by Hannah Garcia LAW WEEK COLORADO With its inaugural fellowship program underway, Colorado’s Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel is asking its members to provide opportunities for recent law school graduates. The group is teaming up with the only two law schools in the state, the University of Colorado Law School and the University […]

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Case Challenges Constitutionality Of FCPA

By Hannah Garcia, LAW WEEK COLORADO   Lawyers for two former telecommunications executives convicted of bribery are petitioning the U.S. Supreme Court to narrow the reach of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, challenging what they call the government’s “we-know-it-when-we-see-it” approach to the law.   The attorneys, who represent former Terra Telecommunications Corp. executives Joel Esquenazi and […]

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ACC Colorado Launches Corporate In-House Fellowship Program

LAW WEEK COLORADO The Colorado chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel is launching the ACC Colorado Corporate In-house Fellowship Program in conjunction with Colorado’s two law schools: the University of Colorado Law School and the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. According to an ACC press release, the organization is offering the in-house […]

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New Tool For Speed Readers

By Hannah Garcia, LAW WEEK COLORADO Within the mercurial world of labor law, it can be difficult for employers to keep up with evolving standards, especially when it comes to safety and health in the workplace. With that in mind, three attorneys at Holland & Hart are lending their time to developing a blog-like resource for […]

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Fraud Prevention Key In New Card System

By Hannah Garcia, LAW WEEK COLORADO A new-to-the-U.S. payment card technology, while combating fraud, presents new liability issues for merchants. Starting in October 2015, retailers as well as card issuers and payment processors will have to comply with what’s called the EMV standard for debit and credit transactions at the “accompanying point-of-sale infrastructure” or risk bearing […]

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