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US Second Circuit eases banks’ garnishment burdens in recent TRIA and FSIA decisions

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 14 2014

In recent years, banks have found themselves named as parties in their capacities as garnishees in enforcement litigation brought by judgment

Construction & engineering London legal update

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • Brazil, Ethiopia, Indonesia, Mexico, Netherlands, USA
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  • September 12 2014

Much has been made of the potential of the “MINT” countries, Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria and Turkey, to contribute to the world’s economy in upcoming

Yes, you really did settle all your claims when you said you did: Ninth Circuit dismisses appeal of class certification denial by plaintiff who accepted Rule 68 offer

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 17 2014

A plaintiff hopes to represent a class to pursue two sets of wage-and-hour claims but runs into headwinds in the district court. First, one set of

US banking regulators issue further Frequently Asked Questions for leveraged lending guidance

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 13 2014

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) has released its 2014 Shared National Credits (SNC) review (the 2014 SNC review). Highlights (or

Cost & price realismwhat are they and when are they required?

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 13 2014

Disappointed offerors often challenge an agency's price or cost realism analysis in a bid protest. Contractors should be familiar with the

Limitations on liability exceptions for gross negligence and willful misconduct and the implications for outsourcing agreements

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 12 2013

In outsourcing agreements, parties typically limit their liability to each other. The parties often exclude from those limitations on liability

Termination fee deemed apportionable business income by California State Board of Equalization

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 15 2012

Following roughly six hours of argument and debate, the California State Board of Equalization (the “Board”) ruled 3-2 against Comcast Cablevision Corp. of CA. (“Comcast”) in holding that: (i) a termination fee received by Comcast on account of a failed merger with MediaOne constituted business income; and (ii) Comcast had a unitary business relationship with QVC, Inc. (“QVC”) and hence QVC’s business income and apportionment factors were required to be included in Comcast’s California combined tax return

When is a 99.6 reduction of a punitive damages award not enough? When the original award was $9 billion and there are thousands of other plaintiffs seeking comparable awards.

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 11 2014

A jury in the Western District of Louisiana made headlines last spring when it awarded a stunning $9 billion in punitive damages to a plaintiff who

US environmental laws increasingly lead to litigation concerning the siting and operation of renewable energy projects

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 22 2010

As renewable energy projects proliferate across the United States in response to federal and state mandates and incentives, there are increasing clashes between this green form of energy and environmental regulations issued under a complex web of national and local laws

Everyone there will have moved here! An overview of the US Federal and Puerto Rican tax incentives for bona fide residents of Puerto Rico

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • Puerto Rico, USA
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  • April 9 2013

The play West Side Story focuses on the challenges occasioned by the mid-twentieth century migration of significant numbers of Puerto Rican families