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2014 plan sponsor Affordable Care Act and year-end checklist

  • Alston & Bird LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 17 2014

2014 has been another busy year of regulations and guidance affecting health and welfare benefit plans. We have the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to

A two-minute self-examination concerning your estate planning

  • Alston & Bird LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 16 2014

Well-drafted estate plans are essential for managing your wealth while you are alive and distributing it after your death. Such an impactful set of

U.S. Supreme Courts further defines the parameters of compensable pre- and post-shift activities; NLRB reverses course on employer restrictions on company e-mail

  • Alston & Bird LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 16 2014

Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision that limits the types of pre- and post-shift activities that are compensable under

Implications of USPTO Interim Eligibility examiner Guidance on examination of computer-implemented patent applications

  • Alston & Bird LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 16 2014

On December 16, 2014, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) released its 2014 Interim Guidance on Patent Subject Matter Eligibility

NIST releases “Assessing Security and Privacy Controls in Federal Information Systems and Organizations: Building Effective Assessment Plans.”

  • Alston & Bird LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • December 16 2014

On December 12, 2014, the National Institute for Standards and Technology ("NIST") announced the release of Special Publication 800-53A, Revision 4

IRS provides final rules on gain recognition agreements

  • Alston & Bird LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 15 2014

On November 18, the IRS issued final regulations concerning outbound property transfers to foreign corporations and, specifically, gain recognition

ABI Commission proposes changes to Bankruptcy Code safe harbors

  • Alston & Bird LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 15 2014

Changes may be coming to the Bankruptcy Code’s safe harbor provisions. In 2012 the American Bankruptcy Institute established a Commission to Study

Annual CPO or CTA exemption or exclusion affirmations due by March 2, 2015; filings now accepted

  • Alston & Bird LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 11 2014

Any firm that is currently claiming certain exemptions or exclusions from registration with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) as a

OFCCP issues final regulations implementing LGBT Executive Order

  • Alston & Bird LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 9 2014

On December 3, 2014, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) announced final regulations implementing President Obama's Executive

CFPB’s final rule allows online privacy notice posting in certain circumstances

  • Alston & Bird LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 8 2014

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently published a final rule regarding annual privacy notices from financial institutions to their