Monthly Archives: September 2016

The Miller Act Trap: How to Protect Your Rights

Patrick Johnsonby Patrick J. Johnson

The Miller Act 40 U.S.C. § 3131 – § 3134, requires that any contractor performing construction on a federal building or public work over $100,000 furnish bonds guaranteeing payment to subcontractors and completion of the project. Under the Act the party having a contractual relationship with a subcontractor but no contractual relationship with the contractor furnishing the payment bond may bring an action on the payment bond following written notice within 90 days from the last date on which the party last supplied labor or materials for which the claim is made 40 U.S.C. § 3133(b)(2).

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Week of September 26, 2016 on ILNToday – A Roundup!

roundupIt’s hard to believe we’re already at the end of September and off to our European Regional Conference next week, but that is indeed the case! My apologies to anyone who saw the beginnings of my Two for Tuesdays post earlier this week, which was unfortunately eaten by the internet – during publishing, it somehow cut off the bulk of the post, which I was unable to recover and haven’t had time to rewrite. But hopefully I’ll be able to get around to it during one of my flights this week and share it again with you soon! In the meantime, take a few minutes to read through these articles from our lawyers around the world on ILNToday:

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    HHS Increases Civil Monetary Penalties and 299 Other Fines

    Health care providers, life sciences companies and other entities subject to regulation by the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) or the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) should be aware that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) is increasing the maximum civil monetary penalty amounts that may be assessed by the agency.

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    Programmes for Trainees, Graduates & Students

    Our recruitment schedule for programmes for trainees, graduates and students has commenced. View our Programmes for Trainees, Graduates and Students brochure.

    Programme Application Deadline

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      Betaling for ekstraarbejde

      Ekstraarbejde indeholder et stort konfliktpotentiale, og i det følgende anskueliggøres visse af problematikkerne.

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      China Premier Li Keqiang discusses trade and economic issues in NY

      Arnstein & Lehr Attorney Ronald Fieldstone

      Ronald R. Fieldstone

      I had the privilege of attending the New York Economic Club Dinner on September 20, 2016, for Premier Li Keqiang of the People’s Republic of China. The Premier held this position since March of 2013 and has been very active in the Chinese government since the 1990s. He was extremely engaging and articulate in his speech and responsive to the questions posed to him.

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      Employers Under the Microscope: Is Change on the Horizon? – Attend Our Annual Briefing (NYC, Oct. 18)

      Employers Under the Microscope: Is Change on the Horizon?

      When: Tuesday, October 18, 2016 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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      Client Investments in Limerick

      This last few weeks has seen more announcements of job creation in Limerick. In particular we would like to congratulate and thank two of our clients who have announced plans to create over 400 jobs in the Limerick region over the next five years.

      Fazzi Health Care Services is establishing coding and healthcare services in Limerick and creating 300 jobs.

      Ortec Inc, a biomaterial and polymer technology company, are planning to establish a European HQ in Limerick. The HQ will also include a Manufacturing and Operations Centre which will be looking for 110 skilled engineers and scientists to fill new roles.

      Best of luck to our clients in their new ventures in Limerick.

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      iHeartMedia Gets in Tune with Targeted Advertising

      When listeners turn on the radio these days—terrestrial, digital, or satellite—they can tune in to precisely the content they want to hear: country music, sports talk, alt rock, or whatever their tastes call for. What if radio worked the same way for advertisers? That is, what if brands could serve their messages to precisely the audiences they wanted to reach? Punk rockers, workout warriors, or commuters with a taste for political talk. Through advances in technology and data collection, we’re starting to find out.

      The nation’s biggest radio and streaming services have been busy building out technology that allows advertisers to target audiences based on their musical tastes. Few pieces of data give advertisers greater insight into a consumer than … Continue Reading

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      Insurance Breakfast Briefing

      We are pleased to host and invite insurers to our insurance breakfast briefing on Friday 30th September 2016, 8.30 am to 9.30 am. This will take place at our Dublin office at 2 Ely Place.

      The briefing will cover key trends in the insurance sector, including expert witnesses and new case management procedures. Ross Aylward BL, Pat McInerney, Associate Solicitor in our Insurance Unit, Lynsey Wade of Wade & Associates, Legal Cost Accountant, will deliver the presentations. Robert Kennedy, Partner, will chair the event. A light breakfast will be included. Places are limited so if you are interested in attending please contact

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