Tuesday, August 12, 2014

FS WI law & policy review - week of Aug 4th (part 2)

Milwaukee Chapter events: August 19th F.H. Buckley (more);

Recent news and comment on law and policy:

Administrative Law & Regulation

Official Supreme Court and State Bar Notices Now Published Electronically, Inside Track, and
Official Notification of Supreme Court and State Bar Activities, 2014 WI 44 (Order 13-08), Inside Track

Corporations, Securities & Antitrust

SEC Staff Guidance Regarding Proxy Voting by Investment Advisors, by Keith L. Johnson, Megan K. Jackson, and Kenneth B. Davis, Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C., Madison

The MCDC Initiative and Recent Modifications: Window for Issuers and Obligated Persons Now Closes on December 1, 2014, While Underwriters Window Still Set to Close on September 9, 2014, by Michael G. Bailey, Chicago, David Y. Bannard, Boston, Laura L. Bilas, Chicago, Heidi H. Jeffery, Chicago, Chauncey W. Lever, Jr., Jacksonville, and David B. Ryan, Milwaukee, Foley & Lardner LLP

Deadline for Participation in SEC MCDC Program Extended to December 1, 2014 for Issuers, Quarles & Brady LLP, Milwaukee

Criminal Law & Procedure

Neither stop of vehicle nor request for driver’s license was unreasonable, On Point, Wisconsin State Public Defender, on State v. Magdzas, 2014AP250-CR

Counsel wasn’t ineffective for not objecting to nonstandard five-sixths verdict instruction in TPR case, On Point, Wisconsin State Public Defender, on State v. Jimmy J., 2014AP573

Federalism & Separation of Powers

Doubling Down on Sports Gambling: Why PASPA Would Fail A Constitutional Challenge, by Jeffrey Roeske, Marquette Sports Law Review

Financial Services & E-Commerce

Remedies Against Receiver Must Be Exhausted Before Claim Against Assignee, by Timothy S. Crisp, The CFSL Bulletin, Foley & Lardner LLP, Madison, on Rundgren v. Washington Mutual Bank, FA (9th Cir. No. 12-15368)

International & National Security Law

Dealing with Putin’s Russia: What is the Best Approach? with Brian H. Hook and Heather Hurlburt, Practice Group Podcast, Federalist Society

Labor & Employment Law

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issues Pregnancy Discrimination Guidance, by Nicholas Fairweather, Hawks Quindel S.C., Madison

Wisconsin Supreme Court Upholds Act 10, Ends Collective Bargaining Saga for Now, by Joe Forward, WisBar News, and Wisconsin Supreme Court Upholds Law Limiting Public Workers’ Rights, Moen Sheehan Meyer Ltd., La Crosse, on Madison Teachers Inc. v. Walker, 2014 WI 99 (2012AP2067)

EEOC Attacks Severance Agreements, by Timothy M. Barber, Axley Brynelson LLP, Madison

Litigation

Reversals Abound As Wisconsin Supreme Court Term Comes to a Close, by Sara Mills, On the Docket, Crivello Carlson S.C.

Wisconsin Adopts Twombly, Though "No One Is Sure What Twombly Means", by Philip C. Babler, Wisconsin Appellate Law, Foley & Lardner LLP, Milwaukee, on Data Key Partners v. Permira Advisers LLC, 2014 WI 86 (2012AP1967)

Professional Responsibility & Legal Education

Supreme Court Disciplinary Orders (Order 13-05), Inside Track

Little to debate among Democratic AG candidates, by Eric Heisig, Court Gestures, Wisconsin Law Journal

Campaign 2014: Rotary Club of Milwaukee with Brad Schimel (R) Candidate for Attorney General, Rotary Club of Milwaukee, Wisconsin Eye