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SEC Brings Enforcement Actions Against Promoters of Initial Coin Offerings

USA - January 3 2018 Throughout the latter half of 2017, the SEC became increasingly focused on regulating securities law violations involving blockchain technology and

Proposed Tax Law May Result in Different Treatment of Owners of Partnerships, LLCs and Other Pass-Through Entities

USA - November 14 2017 The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (the "TCJA"), presently being negotiated in Congress (the Senate and House each have versions), proposes creating a

Revisions to the Federal Rules of Evidence and Appellate, Civil, and Bankruptcy Procedure Effective December 1, 2017

USA - November 29 2017 In April 2017, the Supreme Court submitted to Congress proposed revisions to the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure (“FRAP”), Federal Rules of

End of Year Business Counseling: Termination: Yes! Formation: No. Conversion: Maybe?

USA - November 27 2017 As 2018 approaches, year-end projects emerge relating to the termination, formation and conversion of business entities prior to December 31, 2017

Ninth Circuit undertakes choice of law analysis to hold that California law applied to analysis of attachment of judgment lien against property in California owned by Arizona debtor

USA - October 31 2017 In First Community Bank v. Gaughan (In re Miller), 853 F.3d 508 (9th Cir. 2017), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled that a judgment

SEC Brings Enforcement Actions Against Promoters of Initial Coin Offerings

USA - January 3 2018 Throughout the latter half of 2017, the SEC became increasingly focused on regulating securities law violations involving blockchain technology and

Revisions to the Federal Rules of Evidence and Appellate, Civil, and Bankruptcy Procedure Effective December 1, 2017

USA - November 29 2017 In April 2017, the Supreme Court submitted to Congress proposed revisions to the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure (“FRAP”), Federal Rules of

End of Year Business Counseling: Termination: Yes! Formation: No. Conversion: Maybe?

USA - November 27 2017 As 2018 approaches, year-end projects emerge relating to the termination, formation and conversion of business entities prior to December 31, 2017

Proposed Tax Law May Result in Different Treatment of Owners of Partnerships, LLCs and Other Pass-Through Entities

USA - November 14 2017 The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (the "TCJA"), presently being negotiated in Congress (the Senate and House each have versions), proposes creating a

DOJ Curbs Abuse of “Gag Orders” for Subpoenas to Electronic Service Providers

USA - November 10 2017 On October 19, 2019, the U.S. Department of Justice revised its policy regarding the use of so-called "gag orders" for subpoenas and search warrants