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Duane Morris LLP
Momentum continues to build behind the expansion of protections because of "sex" under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP
A monthly round-up of space industry developments for the information of our clients and friends.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
With advances in technology, both consumers and professionals whose services they utilize conduct more and more business electronically.
Mayer Brown
Last Friday, a panel of the D.C. Circuit issued its decision in ACA International v. FCC (pdf). The decision, which arrived nearly 17 months after the oral argument, struck down key elements of the FCC's...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
As many employers are attempting to navigate the #MeToo movement and cultural changes surrounding sexual harassment claims...
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Under the new tax law enacted effective January 1, 2018, Congress doubled the gift, estate and generation-skipping transfer (GST) exemptions.
McDermott Will & Emery
The New York attorney general's (NYAG) recent civil rights complaint against the Weinstein Company highlights the personal liability risks of leadership inaction to credible harassment evidence.
McDermott Will & Emery
Newly updated proxy voting guidelines from the prominent asset management firm BlackRock can provide the health system governance committee with a useful and informed perspective on trends in boardroom practices.
McDermott Will & Emery
A new academic article offers interesting commentary on the elements of board structure and processes that can contribute to board deadlock and other similar forms of debilitating disagreements between directors.
McDermott Will & Emery
The general counsel can play an important role in providing advice concerning the emerging phenomenon of "CEO activism," in which companies and their CEOs publicly comment on leading social issues.
McDermott Will & Emery
The rapid convergence of federal regulation efforts and heightened expectations of governance accountability is creating a significant challenge for the audit & compliance committee.
McDermott Will & Emery
As "member substitution"-styled M&A transactions proliferate in health care, greater consideration is warranted on the most effective use of board and committee seats as "currency" for such transactions.
McDermott Will & Emery
A series of recent developments, above and beyond the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, continue to place pressure on the ability of nonprofit hospitals and health systems to justify their federal tax exempt status.
McDermott Will & Emery
The 2018 version of this important annual report from the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) provides valuable information for the general counsel ...
McDermott Will & Emery
A new corporate governance initiative from the powerful New York City Pension Funds (NYC Funds) demonstrates the willingness of pension funds ...
McDermott Will & Emery
A series of new media reports and consultant commentary on industry evolution highlight the increasing pressure on health system boards to fully engage in sophisticated strategic ...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Having assessed their existing legal entity structure, client base, and options for remaining in the U.K., firms wishing to maintain current delivery methods to EU customers ...
Stites & Harbison PLLC
In previous alerts we addressed the continued national confusion about the nature and extent of federal jurisdiction over properties exhibiting "waters of the United States" asking, "What Are Waters of the United States"...
The IRS has announced that it will begin winding down its Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP) on September 28, 2018.
Foley Hoag LLP
I am in Porto, Portugal for the spring conference of the Pharmaceutical Trade Marks Group, and I have enjoyed learning a bit about port wine – and the associated geographical indication – while I am here.
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Ruchelman PLLC
Change driven by development of intellectual property ("I.P.") is now a constant. Whether the I.P. user is a tax adviser accessing a digital library, an auto mechanic interfacing with an engine...
K&L Gates
The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is facing scrutiny on its handling of a data breach that occurred in 2016 – but was only publicly disclosed on 20 September 2017.
Green and Spiegel LLP
USCIS Requests for Evidence (RFEs) for H-1B petitions have increased by more than 45% this year compared to the same timeframe in 2016, Reuters reports.
On Dec. 5, 2017, the Federal Trade Commission reached a settlement with three defendants who it alleged partook in deceptive, abusive and unfair debt collection practices ...
Duane Morris LLP
The Patent Trial and Appeal Board has agreed to review the validity of a smart utility meter patent owned by Smart Meter Technologies, Inc. ("SMT").
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
President Trump signed sweeping tax legislation into law on Dec. 22, 2017, resulting in several significant changes to the wealth transfer tax system, effective as of Jan. 1, 2018.
Carlton Fields
As of this inaugural publication, there exists no uniformity with respect to how businesses that deal in virtual currencies (also known as "cryptocurrencies") such as Bitcoin are treated among the states.
Haug Partners
Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Ed Haug, spoke to LEADERS Magazine about the firm's expansions of services which include: commercial litigation and strategic counseling; due diligence...
Foley & Lardner
Hospital-based telemedicine services continue to rapidly expand across the country, allowing providers to deliver care to rural areas and better allocate the staffing and availability of specialist physicians such as neurologists and emergency medicine.
Green and Spiegel LLP
Processing times for the EB-1C immigrant visa classification vary greatly between service centers at present.
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