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Reed Smith
Just yesterday we made the following observation: a design defect claim is often a make-weight claim.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
The Internal Revenue Service has revised its regulations concerning the use of tax-exempt financing to reimburse expenditures made prior to the date of the financing.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On April 4, 2017, the Department of Labor issued a final rule delaying the applicability date of its "fiduciary rule" and related exemptions to June 9, 2017.
Grant Thornton LLP
A recent determination by the World Trade Organization (WTO) serves as a reminder that incentives that states provide to attract businesses are subject to potentially restrictive international trade requirements.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Snap Inc., which debuted on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on March 2nd, was the largest tech IPO since Alibaba went public in 2014.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
Melissa Murphy-Petros, Judy Selmeci and Michael O'Malley tackle the potential problems on appeal in "Overcoming the Weakness in a Summary Judgment Decision on Appeal" in the April 10, 2017, issue of the New York Law Journal.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
USCIS revealed that it has now completed the random selection of the 85,000 petitions for the quota and that in total, the agency received 199,000 H-1B cap-subject submissions.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Welcome to Spring Break! That time of the year where college kids head to a beach somewhere, families pack up for some tourist trap to spend lots of money, and Congress gets out of DC and goes back home.
Herrick, Feinstein LLP
As the economic worth of successful brands keeps soaring, the ability to leverage trademark assets is becoming more important for companies seeking financing to support growth and cover cash flow shortfalls for operating expenses
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
The United States Supreme Court is set to decide later this term an important but technical decision concerning the time in which a plaintiff may bring a private securities claim under Section 11 of the Securities Act of 1933.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The Ninth Circuit affirmed two district court decisions that concluded medical providers were not "beneficiaries" under Section 502(a) of ERISA and therefore lacked standing to bring an ERISA claim.
Womble Carlyle
The FCC may be on the verge of relaxing regulations on business data services, including how much they can charge customers. A vote is scheduled for April 19 on a deregulation plan that has been in the works for more than a decade.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The NFA advised futures commission merchants and independent brokers that they should revise their anti-money laundering programs to reflect the most current information on jurisdictions identified by the Financial Action Task Force ("FATF").
Yesterday President Trump signed an important executive order promoting "Buy American" and "Hire American" policies.
Grant Thornton LLP
Grant Thornton's 2017 Outlook, Trends and Predictions Alert focuses on how we believed 2016 would unfold from a SALT perspective, and how these predictions lined up with what actually happened.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
FINRA issued a reminder that, beginning July 10, 2017, firms will be required to report transactions executed in U.S. Treasuries to TRACE.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The IRS announced that it is providing relief from excise taxes under Code § 4975 that conforms to the DOL's temporary enforcement policy described in FAB 2017-01.
Sedgwick LLP
Yesterday, we reviewed the data on Justice Burke's question patterns in criminal cases. Today, we ask a related question:
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
Dean Rocco (Partner-Los Angeles) is the author of "Trumping Labor," an article on the Trump Administration's changes in employment law and those in the works.
WilmerHale Partners Leon Greenfield and Mark Ford authored the chapter "Walker Process and Sham Litigation" in The Cambridge Handbook of Antitrust, Intellectual Property, and High Tech.
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United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced today that the annual H-1B quota for both the regular 65,000 visa petition bachelor's degree cap and the 20,000 visa petition U.S. master's degree cap has been met for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced on April 17, 2017, that it had completed its annual H-1B lottery and had selected a sufficient number of H-1B petitions to meet the 65,000 petition bachelor's degree cap and the 20,000 petition U.S. master's degree cap.
Duane Morris LLP
The probability of a court issuing a permanent injunction or agency action rescinding or modifying the Final Rule could be influenced by the upcoming presidency of Donald Trump and change in administration.
Canadian Immigration authorities conducted the 7th round of invitations under Express Entry in 2017 and 57th overall, inviting 3749 applicants for permanent residence, under all programs.
Reed Smith
For those of us who spend large chunks of our professional lives in mass tort MDLs, expressions like "settlement inventory" are ubiquitous
The Quebec Minister of Immigration, Diversity and Inclusiveness (MIDI) announced a maximum number of 5000 Skilled Worker Program applications submitted on line ("Mon projet Quebec"), will be accepted for its intake period in 2017. The period of reception will be revealed at a later date.
Effective October 1, 2016, green cards will become more readily available for most people immigrating to the United States on employment-based (EB) immigrant visa categories.
British Columbia immigration's latest BC PNP draw saw a focus on skilled workers in a move away from the recent shift towards international students.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
The U.S. Department of State has announced the opening date of the registration period for the FY 2018 Diversity Visa Lottery.
Ropes & Gray LLP
As a result of these changes, millions of workers will lose their current FLSA-exempt status on December 1, 2016.
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