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By Jennifer Geetter, Chelsea Rutherford
On January 18, 2017, the Department of HHS and 15 other federal agencies issued a final rule overhauling the federal human subjects research regulations known as the "Common Rule."
By Stefan Meisner, William Diaz, Ryan Leske
On January 13, 2017, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Antitrust Division of the US DOJ issued updated Antitrust Guidelines for the Licensing of Intellectual Property (the Guidelines).
By Marc Sorini, Vanessa Burrows
The incoming Trump Administration may usher in a more hostile climate to state efforts to legalize the sale and distribution of marijuana and products that contain the drug.
By Amy Gordon
The Supreme Court of the United States has declined to hear the Self-Insurance Institute of America Inc.'s ERISA preemption challenge to a Michigan tax on health insurance plans.
By Stephen Kranz, Mark Yopp, Eric Carstens
On Saturday, January 14, the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) Task Force on State and Local Taxation (Task Force) met in Scottsdale, Arizona to discuss many of the key legislative issues that are likely to be considered by states in 2017.
By Evan Panich
On January 12, 2017, the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed a district court's grant of summary judgment in favor of a government contractor...
By Stephen Pavlick, PC
President-elect Trump proposes to reduce the maximum corporate income tax rate from 35 percent to 15 percent.
By Marc Sorini
On January 10, 2017, TTB published a Federal Register notice adjusting the civil monetary penalty imposed for violations of the Alcohol Beverage Labeling Act of 1988 (the ABLA).
By Michael Peregrine
Perhaps the most critical challenge facing the board as 2017 begins is the need for its members to gain both an awareness and an understanding of the health care policy initiatives currently under consideration in Washington.
By Stephen Kranz, Diann Smith, Eric Carstens
The Delaware General Assembly has introduced legislation that would significantly rewrite the Delaware unclaimed property statute by repealing the three current subchapters...
By Vernessa Pollard, Veleka Peeples-Dyer, Michael Ryan, Vanessa Burrows, Anisa Mohanty
The 21st Century Cures Act, substantial legislation intended to accelerate "discovery, development and delivery" of medical therapies by encouraging biomedical research investment...
By Bethany Hatef
DC's unique statutory system provides for a 10-business-day period of mayoral review of legislation passed by the Council. Mayor Muriel Bowser does not appear to have taken any action to date on the Act.
By Marc Sorini, Katherine Froelicher
On January 4, 2017 TTB published in the Federal Register a temporary rule, T.D. TTB–146, modifying the tax filing timeframe for taxpayers who fall below a certain monetary threshold...
By Marc Sorini
On December 23rd, 2016 the federal government published its Fall edition of the "Unified Agenda" – a bi-annual compilation of all ongoing federal rulemaking projects.
By Bilal Sayyed
His paper considers options which the new administration may take based on prior precedents.
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