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Health Care Antitrust & the Supreme Court – Interview with Bruce Sokler, Member, Mintz Levin
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California’s Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act (RULLCA) took effect on the first of this year. The RULLCA repealed California’s first LLC law – the Beverly-Killea Limited Liability Company Act. The forced...more
This is a rally call for employers to evaluate employee benefit plan documents for compliance....more
By denying cert in seven cases covering five states, the Supreme Court effectively legalized gay marriage in most, if not all of the United States....more
WE, the people of Pennsylvania, have been governed by five different iterations of the state constitution since December 12, 1787, the day of our statehood. Each of those versions is the product of a state constitutional...more
In Wirth v. Commonwealth, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania held that Pennsylvania personal income tax applied to non-resident limited partners whose only connection with the state was the ownership of a small interest in a...more
The rule set out in California Code of Regulations Title 18 Section 462.180(d)(1)(B) provides there is a change in the ownership of real property owned by an LLC, "when any corporation, partnership, LLC, or any person… obtain...more
Florida recently clarified the limited circumstances in which a corporate shareholder or limited liability company member has standing to bring a direct claim for damages relating to the company. On July 9, in Dinuro...more
The Third District Court of Appeal has issued a landmark opinion setting forth Florida's law to determine the limited circumstances in which a corporate shareholder or limited liability company member has standing to bring a...more
As widely reported, on June 30th, the United States Supreme Court held in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores that certain methods of contraception under the preventive health services requirements of the Patient Protection and...more
A comprehensive summary of the most significant previously-issued NLRB decisions up for reconsideration now that the U.S. Supreme Court has declared President Obama's recess NLRB appointments unconstitutional....more
The unconstitutionality of the appointments directly impacts all of the employees, employers, and unions that were involved in any of the now invalid decisions....more
Scope of The 3 Per Cent Tax -
The 3 per cent tax is levied on dividend distributions and/or deemed dividend distributions by French companies, French permanent establishments and other French entities that are liable...more
The corporate governance world has been disquieted by Delaware Supreme Court Justice Carolyn Berger’s recent opinion that upheld the validity of a fee-shifting bylaw provision in the bylaws of a Delaware non-stock...more
A New York court has held that the State’s regulatory limits on executive compensation and administrative expenses for entities that receive state funds unconstitutionally exceed proper regulatory authority. The regulations,...more
Two years ago, the Nevada Supreme Court in an en band decision held that a state district court may exercise jurisdiction over the nonresident officers and directors of a Nevada corporation with its principal place of...more
The Supreme Court in Lawson vs FMR, LLC (delivered March 4, 2014 after a 6-3 vote) has ruled that employees of private companies engaged by public companies are covered by the whistleblower protections of Sarbanes-Oxley Act...more
Today, the Maryland Court of Appeals issued its highly anticipated decision in Gore Enterprise Holdings, Inc. v. Comptroller of the Treasury; Future Value, Inc. v. Comptroller of the Treasury. The court held that under the...more
Not many people use horses as a means of transportation in the U.S. anymore, but numerous horse related expressions and aphorisms persist in everyday speech, including...more
The IRS recently filed a motion to dismiss class action claims brought by Tea Party groups. In NorCal Tea Party Patriots, et. al. v. IRS, et. al., S.D. Ohio, Case No. 1:13-cv-00341, Tea Party groups asserted that the IRS...more
Our previews of the newest additions to the Illinois Supreme Court’s civil docket continue with Bettis v. Marsaglia, an election law case from the Fourth District. Bettis poses the question of whether a plaintiff’s failure to...more
Today, the Supreme Court of the United States held in Daimler AG v. Bauman, et al. that due process prevents a court from applying an "agency" theory to exercise general personal jurisdiction over a foreign corporation based...more
Federal Ministry of Finance directs non-application of recent rulings by the Federal Fiscal Court.
With its circular letter dated 12 September 2013, the Federal Ministry of Finance comments on three rulings by the...more
In this memorandum opinion, the Court of Chancery dismissed an action under Section 220 of the Delaware General Corporation Law brought by a former director to inspect a corporation’s books and records. The Court found that...more
Steve Hazen alerted me to the fact that California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris has filed an amicus brief in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., U.S. Supreme Court Docket No. 13-354. The question presented in that...more
The U.S. Constitution enjoins each state to accord “full faith and credit” to “the public acts, records, and judicial proceedings of every other State”. U.S. Const. Art. IV, § 1. However, a judgment creditor can’t directly...more
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