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Corporate and Financial Weekly Digest, Featuring Topics on Broker-Dealer, Derivatives, CFTC and UK/Brexit/EU DevelopmentsCorporate and Financial Weekly Digest, Featuring Topics on Broker-Dealer, Derivatives, CFTC and UK/Brexit/EU Developments

BROKER-DEALER - FINRA Releases 2018 Regulatory and Examination Priority Letter - On January 8, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) released its annual Regulatory and Examination Priority Letter detailing various… more

Tax Act: Significant International Provisions

Prior to the Tax Act, the principal method for avoiding the double taxation of overseas corporate earnings—once by the local country and a second time by the United States as the multinational's home country—was the foreign tax credit… more

2018 New York Legislative Session Preview

New York State legislators made their annual return to Albany for the start of the 2018 legislative session with no shortage of issues to deal with. The state is facing its first major budget crunch since Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) took… more

Food and Beverage News and Trends

This regular publication by DLA Piper lawyers focuses on helping clients navigate the ever-changing business, legal and regulatory landscape. Inspector general criticizes FDA food recall procedures - On December 26, the… more

2017 – A Record Setting Year

2017 was a year of records for sure. Most notably, professional eater Joey Chestnut set a new record by eating 55 glazed doughnuts in eight minutes. At a university in Ohio, 972 people set a record by dressing as penguins. And… more

Renewable Energy Update - January 2018 #2

Focus - FERC rejects Perry's plan to boost coal - Politico - Jan 8 Federal energy regulators on Monday rejected Energy Secretary Rick Perry’s proposal to prop up struggling coal and nuclear power plants, a major defeat for the… more

SEC Releases Liquidity Rule FAQs

The staff of the SEC’s Division of Investment Management released this week a series of frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding new Rule 22e-4 (the “Liquidity Rule”). The Liquidity Rule requires non-money market mutual funds and… more

Ozone Nonattainment in Wisconsin

Just before the holiday break, U.S. EPA announced the potential return to “nonattainment ozone status” for a number of locations in the United States, including portions of eastern and southeastern Wisconsin. After achieving… more

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