JD Supra Corporate Brief: Energy Regulation, FCA Enforcers, Activist Investors, Government Surveillance

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An appeals court just confirmed that Daniel Rochow is entitled to a $3.8 million payment stemming from the denial of his ERISA benefits… (Robert Shaw and Mark Thomas at Williams Mullen)

EPA regulation, Tier 3 & 4 standards, carbon capture, and other top energy and environmental regulatory issues to expect in 2014… (Christopher Erker, Tracy Hammond, Lucas Narducci, and Andy Wright at Polsinelli)

2013 was a good year for False Claims Act whistleblowers… (Anthony Moshirnia at Sheppard Mullin)

Ongoing engagement and relationship-building with long-term shareholders can help a board of directors address investor concerns – before activists show up… (Marc Gerber at Skadden Arps)

This is what FCPA enforcement should look like in 2014… (Sambo Dul and T. Markus Funk at Perkins Coie)

President Obama wants to reform the nation’s government surveillance program. Here’s what it means for your business – and you… (Michelle Anderson, Jim Halpert, and Aravind Swaminathan at DLA Piper)

Will the new E-Verify security enhancement help or hurt employers? (Nicole Brooks, Justin Coffey, Andrew Merrills at Ogletree Deakins)

Some tips for reducing the risks of hiring independent contractors… (Sandhya Chandrasekhar, David Della Rocca, Miriam Fisher, Nicole Neuman at Latham & Watkins)

What to do – in every state in the Union – when an employee leaves the company… (Brooke French at Carlton Fields Jorden Burt)

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