Why Does BigLaw Have So Few Black Partners?
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ATL Law School Rankings: All About The Jobs
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A More Perfect Union: Why Punish Russia for Crimea?
Only in DC: Ethics Rule Permits Non-lawyers to Own Law Firms
How a Reluctance to Deport Pop Stars Strengthens US Immigration Policy
Law Prof: The Clean Air Act Needs a Reboot
Is Punishment Dead in America?
Hailey French’s Story – When millions barely cover the bills.
Bill on Bankruptcy: Detroit Shows Need for Amending Bankruptcy Law
Bill on Bankruptcy: Sandbagging of a Federal District Judge
Bill on Bankruptcy: Detroit Could Mean Little for Creditors
Harvey Miller: Detroit Will Be In Bankruptcy "For A Long Time"
Bill on Bankruptcy: Make-Whole Premiums, Lehman, ResCap
Rice: Banking Lobby Won't Let New Glass-Steagall Bill Pass
Bill on Bankruptcy: Versace Mansion Up for Sale, Casey Anthony
Grayson: Only 1 Agency Should Regulate Wall Street
MacEwen: Weil Gotshal Layoffs Start of Wave
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Do you remember the controversy where the IRS was accused of targeting and unfairly auditing the Tea Party?
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As Congress Seeks Additional Funding, Inversion Proposal Emerges -
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In this issue:
- Come and Get Us: Some States in No Hurry to Respond to Supreme Court Ruling on Aggregate Limits
- Another One Bites the Dust
- Discussion on IRS Rulemaking – Video Available
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Another Hectic Week -
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In this issue, we address important new Missouri tax changes that were passed on May 6, 2014 after the Missouri Legislature overruled Governor Jay Nixon's veto. The legislation modifies the individual income tax rate table by...more
Welcome to King & Spalding's economic development news bulletin, Investing in Georgia. In this edition, you will find:
- Analysis of the issues that will impact midterm elections, as well as a special preview edition...more
On April 25, 2014, the Alcohol & Tobacco Tax & Trade Bureau (TTB), the federal agency that regulates and taxes alcohol producers, suspended a March 2014 wine growler ruling that would have unnecessarily required wineries and...more
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This North Carolina update discusses significant legislative, judicial, and administrative developments in North Carolina tax laws during the period October 2013 through April 2014, including the outlook for the upcoming...more
If Senator DeSaulnier gets his way, the SEC’s Summary Compensation Table could cost some corporations a lot of money. His bill, SB 1372, would if enacted change the corporation tax rate for publicly traded corporations,...more
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A number of Pennsylvania State Senators continue to push for legislation to eliminate school district property taxes in Pennsylvania. They would replace the lost revenues by increasing the statewide Personal Income Tax rate...more
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In This Issue:
- Congressman Camp Camp Releases His Long-Awaited Tax Reform Plan
- Tax Court Addresses Valuation Issues Related to Tax on Built-In Corporate Gain
- Shareholder of S Corporation Required to Include...more
Personal Property Tax Reform Background -
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