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2014 Hart-Scott-Rodino Requirements

What you need to know: HSR filing thresholds will be adjusted upward effective February 24, 2014. What you need to do: Parties involved in a large merger or acquisition should analyze whether it will exceed…more

| Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Mergers & Acquisitions

Federal Tax Law Changes and Opportunities for Same-Sex Married Couples

What you need to know: As the result of the Supreme Court’s recent decision in United States v. Windsor and a subsequent ruling by the IRS, same-sex couples who are legally married in a jurisdiction that recognizes…more

| Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Family Law, Taxation, Wills, Trusts, &...

Exchange Notices Under the Affordable Care Act

What you need to know: Employers must distribute notices of public exchange coverage to employees by October 1, 2013 to ensure compliance with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act…more

| Labor & Employment Law, Health, Insurance

Treasury and IRS Issue Initial Guidance in Response to DOMA Decision

What you need to know: In response to the Supreme Court’s decision in United States v. Windsor that restricting the federal definition of marriage to heterosexual marriage is unconstitutional, the Department of the…more

| Constitutional Law, Labor & Employment Law, Family Law, Health, Taxation

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