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Is It Time To Review, Retest, Or Amend Your Employee Benefit Plans? IRS...

On June 26, 2013, when the Supreme Court determined that Section 3 of the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) was unconstitutional, the tax and benefit plan implications were unclear. Later, in Revenue Ruling 2013-17, the IRS…more

| Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law, Finance & Banking, Family Law,...

An Overview of the 2014 Class Action Survey [Video]

To read the full 2014 Class Action Survey report, please visit ClassActionSurvey.com. Fifty-two percent of major companies are currently engaged in class action litigation. This percentage has remained fairly consistent since…more

| Business Organizations, Business Torts, Privacy, Products Liability,...

Ninth Circuit Adopts Rebuttable Presumption That Order Which Does Not...

Under the Federal Arbitration Act, only “a final decision with respect to an arbitration” is appealable. 9 U.S.C. §16(a)(3). The issue facing the Ninth Circuit was whether an order compelling arbitration which neither explicitly…more

| Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Civil Procedure, Commercial Law &...

Conflict In Fla. Regarding Premises Liability Law

On Feb. 26, 2014, Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeal (West Palm Beach) certified a conflict with the Third District Court of Appeal (Miami) regarding whether Florida Statute § 768.0755, which governs premises liability…more

| Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Personal Injury

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