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Judge Or Jury?: The Federal Circuit Holds That Patent Litigants Do Not Have A Seventh Amendment Right To A Jury Trial On Attorneys' Fees
In AIA America, Inc. v. Avid Radiopharmaceuticals, the Federal Circuit considered whether the Seventh Amendment provides the right to a jury trial to determine entitlement to attorneys' fees.
United States
19 Sep 2017
Foreign Investor Surcharges Illustrate Lack Of Harmonisation In State Tax Policy
Recent increases in real estate taxes have largely come from new foreign investor surcharges for both stamp duty and land tax.
21 Aug 2017
Regtech And AML: New UK Report
The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published a report on 2 August entitled "'New Technologies and Anti-Money Laundering Compliance".
21 Aug 2017
K&L Gates Pro Bono Report: For The Public Good
The 2017 edition of "For the Public Good" reflects upon the critical need to support the most vulnerable and disadvantaged people among us.
United States
9 Aug 2017
Compliance With "Buy American" Laws: Agency Reports Due September 15, 2017
On April 18, 2017, President Trump ordered federal agencies to prioritize procurement of domestically produced goods, assess agency compliance with "Buy American" laws, and minimize the use of waivers.
United States
25 Jul 2017
Social Security Is In The Red - $5.4 Trillion Trust Fund Surplus Has Been Spent
Social Security isn’t a ticking time bomb—it exploded last year. That was when the System spent more than it took in for the first time since it was "fixed" in 1983.
United States
7 Jul 2011
The Big Lie: Unfunded State Government Pension and Retiree Health Benefits
When Wile E. Coyote walks off a cliff, he doesn’t fall until he looks down and realizes there’s nothing but air. That cartoon image neatly captures the approach taken by state governments to funding their employee pension and retiree health benefits.
United States
7 Dec 2010
While You Were Sleeping…PPA, Auto Enrollment, And QDIA
As a Benefits Law Journal exclusive, the following is the federal government's secret notice to plan participants covering the new PPA 401(k) automatic enrollment and qualified default investment alternative rule
United States
26 Mar 2008
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