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The Impact of Reinsurance on Homeowners Insurance Rates
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • August 19 2016

Most of our posts discuss disputes involving specific claims or specific insurance or reinsurance contracts. But sometimes disputes arise in the


Supreme Court decides disparate treatment case under Fair Housing Act
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • June 29 2015

In a much-anticipated decision, the United States Supreme Court held on June 25, 2015, in a 5-4 decision, that disparate impact claims are cognizable


Bankruptcy won’t help you avoid an oil & gas lease
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • November 23 2015

A district court judge in the Middle District of Pennsylvania recently vacated a bankruptcy court's decision allowing rejection of an oil and gas


Supreme Court accepts Sixth Circuit Indian casino case
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • June 28 2013

On Monday, the Supreme Court took up a Sixth Circuit case on federal court authority over a Native American tribe's off-reservation gaming activity


IRS issues guidance on impact of Hurricane Sandy on low-income housing tax credit projects
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • November 7 2012

On November 5, 2012 the IRS issued Notice 2012-6, which provides early guidance on the impact of Hurricane Sandy on low-income housing tax credit projects in the areas that have been hardest hit


US Department of Housing and Urban Development issues guidance on the Tax Credit Assistance Program
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • May 7 2009

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (the Act or ARRA), generally referred to as the Economic Stimulus Act, appropriated US$2.25 billion to the HOME Program to establish a grant program, known as the Tax Credit Assistance Program (TCAP), for capital improvements in Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) projects


Arizona State Trust Lands lack federally reserved water rights
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • October 24 2012

In a unanimous decision on September 12, 2012, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled that the state of Arizona could not claim federal reserved water rights on its "State Trust Lands." In Re General Adjudication, Case No.WC-11-0001-IR


US Supreme Court Rules Against the Corps and in Favor of Landowners With Respect to the Reviewability of Jurisdictional Determinations, Reserving for Another Day the Full Scope of Finality under the Administrative Procedure Act
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • June 1 2016

In one of the most closely watched environmental and administrative law cases this term, the US Supreme Court ruled unanimously against the


New Regulations Affect Historic Tax Credit and Energy Tax Credit Transactions
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • July 22 2016

New Temporary and Proposed Regulations, scheduled to be published in the Federal Register July 22, 2016, detail the tax treatment of so-called "50(d


Construing Collapse Under a Homeowners’ Insurance Policy
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • March 9 2016

Homeowners' policies have become more complex as more and more homes have been built around the country. With the increase in natural and other