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Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act: implications of the US Supreme Court decision

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 31 2012

While much of the commentary following the Supreme Court’s ruling in National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius (No. 11-393) focused on the decision to uphold the minimum coverage provision of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the Court’s limitation on the federal government’s ability to withdraw a state’s existing Medicaid funding could have an equally meaningful impact on the implementation and results of the ACA

Cybersecurity Act of 2012 update: law fails to move ahead in Senate

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 2 2012

On Thursday, the U.S. Senate failed to pass a motion to end debate on the Cybersecurity Act of 2012 by a vote of 52-46

IRS tightens rules on corporate expatriations new regulations require high threshold of foreign business activity

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 12 2012

On June 7, 2012, Treasury and the IRS issued temporary regulations (the 2012 Temporary Regulations) and final regulations (the 2012 Final Regulations, and together with the 2012 Temporary Regulations, the 2012 Regulations) under Section 78741 addressing a number of issues with respect to corporate inversions or expatriations

Third-party non-debtor releases in the Second Circuit

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 12 2012

Between 2008 and 2010, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals (the Second Circuit) revisited the circumstances under which it would approve third-party non-debtor releases in Chapter 11 plans of reorganization

Brownfield re-development for renewable energy projects and CERCLA joint and several liability

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 4 2012

A popular concept in renewable-energy-project siting is the use of contaminated properties for potential projects. EPA’s initiative, “RE-Powering America’s Land,” reflects the federal government’s encouragement of this concept

Final CFTC rules maintain limited trading exemptions but may require many more investment advisers to investment funds to register as CPOsand CTAs

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 2 2012

On February 8, 2012, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission issued its final rule amending several regulations applicable to commodity pool operators and commodity trading advisors

Key changes to the DIFC’s markets law regime take effect today

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • -
  • United Arab Emirates
  • -
  • July 5 2012

Following a public consultation process that began in April 2011, a number of key changes to the securities and capital markets legislation and regulations of the Dubai International Financial Centre (the DIFC) take effect from today, 5 July 2012

South Africa’s mobile communications market: ‘granny smiths’ and ‘golden delicious’: keeping your deal competitive in a rapidly changing market

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • -
  • South Africa
  • -
  • July 3 2012

The extraordinary activity in the South African mobile voice and data communications market in the last six weeks has seen Cell C introducing straightforward and aggressive pricing for retail customers

Medical device IDEs: FDA continues effort toward greater efficiency and transparency

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 17 2013

In June, 2013, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the availability of a new draft guidance document, “Draft Guidance for Industry

M&A word of the day: fiduciary cut

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • -
  • Global
  • -
  • June 19 2014

Partner Harald Selzner explains Fiduciary Out, a term from the Book of Jargon - Global Mergers & Acquisitions