The Federal Meat Inspection Act (FMIA) and the Poultry Products Inspection Act (PPIA) impose requirements on meat producers with the goals of preventing adulterated or misbranded meat and meat products from being sold...
Section 8(b) of the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act ("RESPA") provides that "[n]o person shall give [or] accept any portion, split, or percentage of any charge made or received for the rendering of a real estate settlement service in connection with a transaction involving a federally related mortgage loan other than for services actually performed."
The Royal Court in Jersey has recently provided guidance to trustees on their duty to disclose to their successors.
The Supreme Court held today in United States v. Home Concrete & Supply, LLC, No. 11-139, that an overstatement of the taxpayer’s basis in a partnership interest, which thereby limits the capital gains tax on a sale of that interest, is not an "om[ission] from gross income" under 26 U.S.C. § 6501(e)(1)(A).
When the United States Patent and Trademark Office ("PTO") denies an application for a patent, the applicant may seek judicial relief in two different ways. The applicant may obtain review directly in the Federal Circuit (pursuant to 35 U.S.C. § 141) or, in the alternative, the applicant may file a civil action against the PTO in federal district court (pursuant to 35 U.S.C. § 145).