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Massachusetts Appeals Court rules that interest in irrevocable trust with ascertainable standard is a marital asset subject to division upon divorce
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • September 1 2015

On August 27, 2015, the Massachusetts Appeals Court held in Pfannenstiehl v. Pfannenstiehl, Nos. 13-P-906, 13-P-686, & 13-P-1385, 2015 Mass App


New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • September 13 2013

In a business-friendly decision, Perez v. Professionally Green, LLC, 214 N.J. ___ (2013), a unanimous New Jersey Supreme Court held yesterday that a


Agreement for “direct use immunity” did not preclude federal prosecutors from sharing defendant’s incriminating proffer statements with foreign (or state) authorities
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • France, USA
  • June 23 2009

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed that a criminal defendant’s agreement with federal prosecutors not to use against him any statements made by him during proffer sessions did not bar the U.S. Attorney’s Office from sharing his incriminating statements with authorities in France who then used the statements against him in French criminal proceedings


New Subsection (9) of Rule 4:02 of the Supreme Judicial Court rules, effective June 1, 2008, requires Massachusetts in-house lawyers not admitted to the bar of the Commonwealth to register with the Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2008

In December, 2006, the Supreme Judicial Court adopted Rule 5.5 of the American Bar Association’s Model Rules of Professional Conduct, conferring formal legitimacy and peace of mind on many Massachusetts in-house lawyers who are not admitted to the Massachusetts bar


New York Supreme Court issues a defense verdict for Day Pitney client
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • May 3 2010

On July 29, 2009, Supreme Court Judge Nicholas Colabella of the New York Supreme Court in Westchester County issued a defense verdict for our client, Volkswagen Group of America, in a wrongful death case that had been pending since 1997


IRS issues DOMA guidance: action steps for employers
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • September 5 2013

On August 29, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Revenue Ruling 2013-17 providing guidance on the effect of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision


IRS issues DOMA guidance
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • August 30 2013

On August 29, 2013, the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) issued Revenue Ruling 2013-17 (the “Revenue Ruling”) providing guidance on the effect of the


Married same-sex couples entitled to spousal coverage
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • March 17 2014

On March 14, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' Center for Consumer Information and Oversight issued guidance requiring health insurance


Department of Labor clarifies same-sex marriage FMLA coverage following U.S. v. Windsor decision
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • August 28 2013

On August 9, 2013, U.S. Department of Labor ("DOL") Secretary Thomas E. Perez issued guidance clarifying that same-sex spouses are eligible for


Common-interest privilege confirmed in the garden state
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • August 4 2014

The Supreme Court of New Jersey unanimously endorsed broad protections for the common-interest privilege in O'Boyle v. Borough of Longport. There