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Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Pennsylvania Federal Judge Strikes Down Key Provisions in Governor Wolf’s COVID-19 Orders

In a decision issued on September 14, 2020, U.S. District Court Judge William S. Stickman IV ruled that certain restrictions ordered by Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf to slow the spread of COVID-19 were unconstitutional....more

McDermott Will & Emery

White House Directs HHS to Model “Most-Favored-Nation” Price Caps for Part B and D Drugs

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On September 13, 2020, the White House issued an Executive Order titled “Lowering Drug Prices by Putting America First” (the Executive Order), which directed the Secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services...more

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CCPA Update: B2B and Employee Exemptions Likely Extended until 2022

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The California legislature was busy at work, and on August 30th, passed AB 1281, which extends the Business-to-Business (B2B) and employee exemptions until January 1st, 2022. Originally set to kick in on January 1st, 2021,...more

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How Will The Presidential Candidates’ Tax Plans Impact Income Taxes On Businesses and Their Principals?

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Corporations - For corporate taxpayers, Biden’s tax plan would increase the tax rate to a flat 28%, the mid-point between the 21% flat rate currently in effect and the 35% maximum pre-TCJA rate. To ensure that large...more

Nossaman LLP

Compliance Notes – Vol. 1, Issue 21

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Welcome to Compliance Notes from Nossaman’s Government Relations & Regulation Group – a periodic digest of the headlines, statutory and regulatory changes, and court cases involving campaign finance, lobbying compliance,...more

Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC

Trump vs. Twitter: The Feud Over Section 230 and Online Censorship

As part of Spilman's Decoded: Technology Law Insights e-newsletter, Spilman members Joseph Schaeffer and Nick Mooney discuss Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act and how it plays into President Trump's recent...more

Hogan Lovells

Coronavirus: The Hill and the Headlines – COVID-19 D.C. Update – September 2020 # 8

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In Washington - The White House Wednesday signaled it is open to supporting the Problem Solvers’ coronavirus relief bill released yesterday. The President encouraged Senate Republicans to support the deal that would...more

Littler

California SB 1159 Expands Presumption of Workers’ Compensation Liability for COVID-19 Illness Claims

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Update: Governor Newsom signed SB 1159 into law on September 17, 2020. In May, California Governor Newsom signed Executive Order N-62-20, which created a rebuttable presumption that certain employees who test positive for...more

Hogan Lovells

UK COVID-19: Government extends protections for commercial tenants

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After much speculation the government has today announced that it will be extending protections that have been afforded to commercial tenants as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. What are the current protections? ...more

FordHarrison

New California COVID-19-Related Supplemental Paid Sick Leave Requirements Take Effect September 19, 2020

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On September 9, 2020, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law Assembly Bill 1867 (AB 1867), which requires private entities with 500 or more employees to provide up to 80 hours of COVID-19-related supplemental paid...more

Bond Schoeneck & King PLLC

New York Travel Restrictions: Frequently Asked Questions UPDATED #7

Yesterday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo added Puerto Rico to the travel advisory, and removed California, Hawaii, Maryland, Minnesota, Nevada and Ohio. There are now a total of 30 states and U.S. jurisdictions impacted by the travel...more

Blank Rome LLP

Administration Issues Executive Order Tying Medicare Drug Costs to International Prices

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On Sunday, while everyone was watching the return of NFL football, the Administration was busy fulfilling a promise it made in July to lower drug prices paid by the United States and Medicare beneficiaries by tying pricing to...more

Tucker Arensberg, P.C.

House Passes Internet of Things Legislation

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This week, the Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act (HR 1668), which was first introduced in March 2019, passed the House vote.  “Internet of Things” (or “IoT”) describes a network of physical devices embedded...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

To Defer or Not Defer? IRS Issues Guidance Temporarily Delaying the Collection of Social Security Taxes

Most employers are expected to pass on the IRS’ offer to temporarily delay collecting Social Security taxes. For background, both employers and employees are generally required to pay a Social Security tax at a flat rate of...more

Butler Snow LLP

States’ Efforts to Blunt Federal Criminalization of Marijuana

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Medical marijuana will be on the ballot this November in Mississippi. Initiative 65 proposes to amend the Mississippi Constitution to allow citizens, certified by physicians, to use medical marijuana. For the most part,...more

Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC

Vermont Legislative Update Week 2 | Government Affairs

Reopenings: Schools and the General Assembly Get Back to It. Legislative Session 2020 started out like most sequels, with a feeling of déjà vu. It was Groundhog Day with a touch of “I Am Legend” thrown in for atmosphere....more

Laner Muchin, Ltd.

Do Not Overlook That Sexual Harassment Training Is Required Before December 31, 2020

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Last summer, Governor Pritzker signed sweeping changes to Illinois law that were intended to combat sexual harassment. We previously summarized these changes required by the Workplace Transparency Act here. One of the...more

K&L Gates LLP

Compliance Reminder: Pay-to-Play and the 2020 Election Cycle

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INTRODUCTION - As the November 2020 elections approach, investment advisers and other financial institutions who do business with, or seek to do business with, public pension plans and other government entities should...more

Allen Matkins

They Say That Breaking Up Is Hard To Do . . . Will Californians Vote On Secession?

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Californians may be voting on whether to leave the United States and join the nations of the world as a stand alone country.  Last week, the California Secretary of State's office announced that a proposed initiative has been...more

McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC

Estate Planning and the Upcoming Elections

The upcoming federal elections are a reminder that estate plans should be reviewed frequently to make sure the plan carries out your wishes in a tax-efficient manner. You may want to revise your plan depending upon the...more

Hogan Lovells

Coronavirus: The Hill and the Headlines – COVID-19 D.C. Update – September 2020 # 7

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In Washington - The bipartisan 50-member House Problem Solvers Caucus has drafted a US$1.5 trillion plan, the “March To Common Ground”, to provide coronavirus relief in an attempt to reignite negotiations on a deal before...more

Berdon LLP

Presidential Candidates’ Diametric Tax Policies

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With the Presidential election less than 60 days away, fiscal policy will likely play a prominent role in the upcoming debates as the candidates’ tax policies stand in stark contrast with one another. The Biden Campaign seeks...more

Pullman & Comley, LLC

Governor Lamont Extends Executive Orders through November 9, 2020

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On September 8, 2020, Governor Lamont issued Executive Order 9A, which extends to November 9, 2020 all executive orders, agency orders and municipal orders issued in connection with the current states of emergency related to...more

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Federal Judge Rules PA COVID Shutdown Orders Unconstitutional – Governor Plans to Appeal

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On Monday, September 14, 2020, a federal judge in the Western District of Pennsylvania held that significant portions of Governor Wolf’s COVID-19 related shutdown orders were unconstitutional.  Importantly, the Court’s ruling...more

Carlton Fields

[Webinar] Gauging the Impact on Employers of the 2020 Presidential Election — A View From the Nation's Capital - September 30th,...

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The 2020 election is shaping up to be historic on a number of fronts, potentially resulting in a change of control in the White House, Congress, or both. Among the issues at stake for employers is whether, how, and/or to...more

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