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Coast Guard Authorization Bill Approved by House Committee
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 25 2017

On May 24, 2017, the U.S. House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Committee approved the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2017, H


Legislation, IRS Guidance to Protect Whistleblowers; NY Recovers Big in Whistleblower-Initiated Case
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 24 2017

In recent weeks, there has been a lot of activity involving federal and state whistleblower programs, as indicated in the summaries below


U.K. Tackles Tax Evasion with New Crime Act
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 24 2017

On April 27 2017, the Criminal Finances Act (the “Act”) received Royal Assent. The Act is intended to expand and strengthen the United Kingdom’s


Severance Plans and ERISA
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 24 2017

Earlier this month (and late last month), I warned against companies allowing their incentive compensation plans to become subject to ERISA


Reasonable CauseReliance on Counsel Defense Does Not Waive the Attorney-Client Privilege
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 24 2017

On March 27, 2017, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky in United States v. Micro Cap KY Insurance Company held


Taxpayer Can’t Challenge Section 6707A Penalty in CDP Hearing
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 24 2017

On May 3, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in Our Country Home Enterprises Inc. v. Commissioner affirmed a Tax


Tax Court Holds Extension of Variable Prepaid Forward Contracts Is Not a Taxable Event
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 24 2017

On April 19, 2017, in a case of first impression, the Tax Court in Estate of Andrew J. McKelvey v. Commissioner1 held that the extension of two


Supreme Court Reverses Broad Interpretation Of Residence For Venue In Patent Cases
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2017

In a much anticipated decision, the U.S. Supreme Court yesterday limited the venues in which patent defendants may be hauled into court. In TC


Trump Administration Officially Initiates the Renegotiation of the North America Free Trade Agreement
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2017

On Thursday, May 18, the Trump administration delivered to Congress a written notification of the President’s intent to renegotiate the North America


Antitrust and Competition - The EU Weekly Briefing (23 May 2017)
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • May 23 2017

On 18 May 2017, the Commission announced that it has fined Facebook 110 million for providing misleading information in relation to its acquisition