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The Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 - Protecting Consumer Lenders and Servicers from Class Action Abuse
On February 17, 2005, the U.S. House passed the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 (S. 5) (the "Class Action Fairness Act" or the "Act"). The Act, signed by President Bush today, effects a sweeping overhaul of the current class action litigation system by providing a federal forum for oversight of many class actions and increased judicial scrutiny of settlements and plaintiffs’ counsel fees in such cases.
United States
 
22 Feb 2005
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Navigating the CERCLA Contribution Landscape in the Aftermath of Cooper Industries, Inc. v Aviall Services, Inc.
On December 13, 2004, the United States Supreme Court issued a highly anticipated ruling concerning the rights of parties to seek "contribution" for pollution cleanup costs under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act ("CERCLA").
United States
 
9 Feb 2005
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Employee Benefits Update - IRS and SSA Announce Dollar Limits and Thresholds for 2005
Also discussed in this update: President Signs Tax Bill with Significant Non-qualified Deferred Compensation Changes/Immediate Action Required; Withholding Requirements Increased for Supplemental Wage Payments in Excess of $1 Million; New Legislation Excludes Incentive Stock Option and Employee Stock Purchase Plan Income from Social Security Wages; Modified Definition of Dependent Potentially Affects Benefit Plans; Automatic Rollover Rules Go Into Effect March 28, 2005 and Guidance Issued on Lo
United States
16 Nov 2004
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6 Sep 2000
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