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IRS Releases Proposed Regulations Consolidating Guidance on Reissuance of Tax-Exempt Bonds

Mintz

On December 31, 2018, the Department of Treasury and Internal Revenue Service released long-awaited proposed regulations (the “Proposed Regulations”)...

Russia sanctions: Remove an oligarch, return to business

Hogan Lovells

On 19 December 2018, the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) submitted a notification to Congress that it plans...

Pitfalls and Opportunities Under the New Federal Tax Law - Part 2: Income Tax Opportunities

Hemenway & Barnes LLP

By temporarily increasing the federal exemption from $55.5 million to over $11 million for the gift, estate and generation-skipping taxes...

California District Court Dismisses Exchange Act Claims Based On The PSLRA Safe Harbor For Forward Looking Statements

Shearman & Sterling LLP

On December 13, 2018, Judge Manuel L. Real of the United States District Court for the Central District of California granted defendants’ motion to...

How is Martial Property Divided During Divorce in California?

Feinberg & Waller

When dividing marital property pursuant to divorce in California, the rules are clear, but are also often confusing. California is a community...

Contract variations: a short guide

Travers Smith LLP

Contracts are often amended to take account of changed circumstances. But care is needed to avoid the pitfalls. Think about the rest of the contract...

Den Mindestlohn betreffende Verfallsklauseln in Arbeitsverträgen sind unwirksam

Bird & Bird LLP

Im September 2018 hat das BAG entschieden, dass in Arbeitsverträgen enthaltene vorformulierte Verfallklauseln aufgrund Verstoßes gegen das...

IRS Releases Proposed Regulations Consolidating Guidance on Reissuance of Tax-Exempt Bonds

Mintz

On December 31, 2018, the Department of Treasury and Internal Revenue Service released long-awaited proposed regulations (the “Proposed Regulations”)...

Arbitral proceedings in Nigeria

ǼLEX

A structured guide to arbitral proceedings in Nigeria...

Russia sanctions: Remove an oligarch, return to business

Hogan Lovells

On 19 December 2018, the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) submitted a notification to Congress that it plans...

Pitfalls and Opportunities Under the New Federal Tax Law - Part 2: Income Tax Opportunities

Hemenway & Barnes LLP

By temporarily increasing the federal exemption from $55.5 million to over $11 million for the gift, estate and generation-skipping taxes...

Discrimination based on religious grounds: employee's refusal to shake hands with women

Homble Olsby Advokatfirma AS

The Anti-discrimination Tribunal recently concluded that a municipality's refusal to extend a temporary employee's contract after he refused to meet...

California District Court Dismisses Exchange Act Claims Based On The PSLRA Safe Harbor For Forward Looking Statements

Shearman & Sterling LLP

On December 13, 2018, Judge Manuel L. Real of the United States District Court for the Central District of California granted defendants’ motion to...

Regulators react to the rise of ESG investing

Dillon Eustace

Socially responsible investment (“SRI”) is not, or at least should not be, news to anyone. However, if one were to consider the recent proliferation...

Jones Day Presents: What General Counsel Need to Know about Blockchain

Jones Day

In the next in a continuing series of blockchain videos, partner Harriet Territt describes the issues that General Counsel should consider regarding...


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