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Supreme court: a term-end review
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
  • USA
  • June 22 2015

As the U.S. Supreme Court's 2014-15 term draws to a conclusion, the Court has resolved or will resolve in a matter of days several


Doing business in India
  • Nishith Desai Associates
  • Canada, Germany, India, Japan, Mauritius, Netherlands, Singapore, Switzerland, United Kingdom, USA
  • April 30 2015

India is the seventh largest country by area and the second-most populous country in the world. It has a large and growing middle-class with an


Native American law watch - Spring 2015
  • Modrall Sperling
  • USA
  • May 18 2015

In Northern Arapaho Tribe v. Ashe, the United States District Court for the District of Wyoming contrasted two tribes’ eagle interests, the First


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


Tax Injunction Act does not bar a levy imposed on a single entity
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • August 9 2011

On June 20, 2011, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit ruled that the federal district court for the District of Maryland has jurisdiction to adjudicate a case involving the constitutionality and validity of a carbon dioxide emissions levy (Emissions Levy) enacted in 2010 by Montgomery County, Maryland (County


Doing business in North America - Volume 2: Mexico
  • Miller Canfield PLC
  • Mexico, USA
  • 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


Legislation targets enviro-activist lawsuits
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • September 14 2011

U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis (RWyo.) and Senator John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) jointly introduced the Government Litigation Savings Act, legislation that prevents abuse of the Equal Access to Justice Act (EAJA), 5 USC Sec. 504, by large environmental groups and others who frequently challenge the federal government in 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 Jersey property tax refunds may be held to cover environmental remediation
  • Cole Schotz Meisel Forman & Leonard PA
  • USA
  • September 20 2012

In July of this year, the New Jersey Legislature modified the law addressing tax refunds by requiring a New Jersey property tax refund for certain industrial sites to be deposited with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and applied towards remediation costs instead of being paid to the owner or tax lien holder


North Dakota to sue Minnesota over carbon tax
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • 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