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Capwatch March 3, 2014 - major issue developments

  • Larkin Hoffman
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 3 2014

Taxes: The House Taxes Committee voted out major tax bills yesterday, moving to repeal last session's business-to-business taxes on equipment repairs

Washington energy update

  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 11 2014

This past week, the Administration released significant portions of its $3.9 trillion proposed Fiscal Year 2015 budget. Generally, the budget is

Native title still exists over mining leases under State Agreement - High Court Brown Decision

  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • March 14 2014

The much awaited High Court native title decision in the State of WA v Alexander Brown & Ors (Brown Decision) was handed down on 12 March 2014.1 The

The alien tort statute: Supreme Court to provide much-needed guidance

  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 20 2011

The U.S. Supreme Court has granted certiorari in the Alien Tort Statute (ATS) case of Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum Co. to resolve whether a corporation can be a defendant in an ATS case

The U.S. follows through on temporary suspension of sanctions, as parties continue to negotiate over Iran’s nuclear program

  • Paul Hastings LLP
  • -
  • Iran, USA
  • -
  • January 21 2014

On January 20, 2014, the International Atomic Energy Agency ("IAEA") verified that Iran has begun to meet its obligations to curtail nuclear

Empowering local authorities

  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 22 2010

The Energy Secretary, Chris Huhne, announced recently that he is to press ahead with plans to lift the restriction on local authorities selling their own electricity, an idea introduced by the outgoing Labour Government earlier this year

Energy - the need to be green

  • Wragge & Co LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • December 2 2009

Local authorities are increasingly feeling the heat (from a renewable source, of course) from central government and green pressure groups to improve their act on renewable energy and reducing their carbon footprint

New CSA standard for first responders - ANCGSBCSA Z1610-11

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • May 10 2011

CSA Standards and the Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB) have developed the first national standard for protection of first responders from Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) events

Weekly overview of congressional activity

  • Dentons
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 21 2008

This week on Capitol Hill, the lame-duck session appears to have lived up to its name, as doubts linger regarding the passage of a “bailout” for the auto industry and a potential second stimulus package

2010 Minnesota legislative summary

  • Larkin Hoffman
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 27 2010

Liquor stores may offer tastings of beer and spirits in addition to wine under amendments to Minn. Stat. 340A.419