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White House ups Section 301 ante, China responds

Arent Fox LLP

A US trade representative recently issued a statement advising that President Trump had directed him to consider raising the previously proposed 10...

New Jersey Federal Court: Employer Need Not Waive Drug Test for Medical Marijuana User

FisherBroyles LLP

Rememberdespite the legalization of medical marijuana in a majority of states, marijuana remains illegal under the federal Controlled Substances Act...

From the Top in Brief: U.S. Supreme Court Clarifies Whether Debts Based on False Statements Can Be Discharged in Bankruptcy

Jones Day

On June 4, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Lamar, Archer & Cofrin, LLP v. Appling, No. 16-1215, 138 S. Ct. 1752, 2018 WL 2465174 (U.S. June 4...

Antitrust Alert: FTC Challenges Wage-Fixing Conspiracy Between Texas Staffing Companies

Jones Day

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and two Dallas therapist staffing companies have settled charges that they conspired to fix the wages of contract...

Proposed Treasury Regulations Provide Details on U.S. Tax Reform's Transition Tax

Jones Day

Just in time for tax return filing, much-needed guidance has been issued on the application of the transition tax on foreign subsidiaries' earnings...

White House ups Section 301 ante, China responds

Arent Fox LLP

A US trade representative recently issued a statement advising that President Trump had directed him to consider raising the previously proposed 10...

Arbitrating ISDA master agreements - new developments and considerations

King & Wood Mallesons

The use of arbitration in disputes involving International Swaps and Derivatives Association ('ISDA') Master Agreements have increased in recent years...

New Jersey Federal Court: Employer Need Not Waive Drug Test for Medical Marijuana User

FisherBroyles LLP

Rememberdespite the legalization of medical marijuana in a majority of states, marijuana remains illegal under the federal Controlled Substances Act...

How to use the new Core& agreement

Gilbert + Tobin

NSW Government has launched its new shortform ICT contract - the Core& agreement - as part of its program to transform ICT procurement. The aim of...

From the Top in Brief: U.S. Supreme Court Clarifies Whether Debts Based on False Statements Can Be Discharged in Bankruptcy

Jones Day

On June 4, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Lamar, Archer & Cofrin, LLP v. Appling, No. 16-1215, 138 S. Ct. 1752, 2018 WL 2465174 (U.S. June 4...

Antitrust Alert: FTC Challenges Wage-Fixing Conspiracy Between Texas Staffing Companies

Jones Day

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and two Dallas therapist staffing companies have settled charges that they conspired to fix the wages of contract...

Proposed Treasury Regulations Provide Details on U.S. Tax Reform's Transition Tax

Jones Day

Just in time for tax return filing, much-needed guidance has been issued on the application of the transition tax on foreign subsidiaries' earnings...

FIRRMA Broadens Scope of Foreign Investments Subject to CFIUS Review

Jones Day

The National Defense Authorization Act ("NDAA"), which contains the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act ("FIRRMA")...

Bankruptcy Court Lacks Power to Substantively Consolidate Nondebtor, Nonprofit Entities With Archdiocese Debtor

Jones Day

In the wake of scandal-driven bankruptcies filed by nearly 20 U.S. Roman Catholic dioceses and religious orders, scrutiny has been increasingly...

Due-on-Sale Clause Not Mandatory in Cramdown Chapter 11 Plan, and Plan Acceptance Requirement Applies on "Per Plan" Basis

Jones Day

In Grasslawn Lodging, LLC v. Transwest Resort Properties Inc. (In re Transwest Resort Properties, Inc.), 881 F.3d 724 (9th Cir. 2018), the U.S. Court...


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