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Native American law watch - fall 2014

  • Modrall Sperling
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 4 2014

In Seminole Tribe of Florida v. State of Florida,1 the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida concluded that two Florida

Doing business in North America - Volume 2: Mexico

  • Miller Canfield PLC
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  • Mexico, USA
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  • October 6 2014

Unlike the U.S., Mexico has a civil legal sys in which the vast majority of its laws are codified. The legal system is based on Roman law and

Colorado Court of Appeals releases significant decision affecting Colorado conservation easement litigation

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 21 2012

On March 15, the Colorado Court of Appeals issued its much anticipated decision in Kowalchik v. Brohl

Use of IRS pre-filing agreement program and deduction of federal False Claims Act, supplemental or beneficial environmental projects (SEP) and other government settlements

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 15 2009

Hunton & Williams LLP recently represented a major publicly traded company before the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to secure deductions sought for one of the largest judgments and settlements under the federal False Claims Act (FCA

CA cap-and-trade program lawsuit dismissed

  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 18 2013

On Thursday, a California Superior Court judge dismissed a CA Chamber of Commerce lawsuit challenging the State's cap-and-trade program auction as an

Oregon building’s green features & LEED certification play role in property tax appeal

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 31 2011

Conceived to become the only privately funded LEED Silver-certified space anywhere in the state of Oregon, green building features at the 6-story, mixed-use Elements Building in downtown Corvallis were the subject of a recent proceeding - and written judicial opinion - in Oregon Tax Court

Federal court has jurisdiction over local carbon tax dispute

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 27 2011

The 4th Circuit held this week that a federal district court has jurisdiction over a case challenging a local carbon tax, even though the Tax Injunction Act generally deprives federal courts of jurisdiction in state or local tax controversies

New lawsuit challenges California's cap and trade auctions

  • Stoel Rives LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 19 2013

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) is facing another legal challenge to its cap and trade program - Morning Star Packing Co. v. California Air

North Dakota to sue Minnesota over carbon tax

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
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  • January 4 2010

According to a report in The Bismarck Tribune, the state of North Dakota appears prepared to sue Minnesota over a carbon tax that is set to begin in Minnesota in 2012

California property tax valuation

  • Chadbourne & Parke LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 11 2013

California property tax valuation of a power plant has come under scrutiny. The California Supreme Court said in August that the