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|DHS Issues Final Rule to Further Retention of High-Skilled Immigrants|
Duane Morris LLP;
January 17, 2017, previously published on December 19, 2016On November 18, 2016, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued the final rule, Retention of EB-1, EB-2, and EB-3 Immigrant Workers and Program Improvements Affecting High-Skilled Nonimmigrant Workers, to take effect on January 17, 2017. The final rule establishes additional security...
|Eighty-two Days Later and $250 Million Richer: New Jersey-Pennsylvania Tax Pact Saved|
Rodney N. Anello; Duane Morris LLP;
January 17, 2017, previously published on December 8, 2016On September 2, 2016, faced with a $250 million budget deficit, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie terminated a nearly 40-year-old tax withholding agreement between the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the State of New Jersey. Elimination of the reciprocity agreement would have subjected...
|New Annual U.S. Tax Reporting Required for Foreign-Owned U.S. Limited Liability Companies and Other U.S. Business Entities|
Jon Grouf, Miriam O. Hyman, Anastasios G. Kastrinakis, Hope P. Krebs, Andrew L. Odell; Duane Morris LLP;
January 17, 2017, previously published on December 15, 2016On December 13, 2016, the U.S. Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service issued final regulations mandating that foreign-owned U.S. limited liability companies (and other U.S. business entities) treated as disregarded entities for U.S. tax purposes must file annually Form 5472-Information...
|First Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel Latest to Warm Up to Protections for Trademark Licensees in Bankruptcy|
Paul D. Moore, Keri L. Wintle; Duane Morris LLP;
January 17, 2017, previously published on December 12, 2016In its recent decision in Tempnology LLC, n/k/a Old Cold, LLC v. Mission Product Holdings, Inc. (In re Tempnology LLC), No. 15-065 (B.A.P. 1st Cir. Nov. 18, 2016), the U.S. Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the First Circuit (“the BAP”) rejected the Fourth Circuit’s holding in...
|Dual-Class Share Structure in Singapore|
Rachel Rui Qi Choo; Duane Morris & Selvam LLP;
January 17, 2017, previously published on December 22, 2016The Singapore Exchange (“SGX”) may allow companies to list with dual-class shares. This is after publication of the annual report by the SGX’s Listing Advisory Committee (“LAC”), which spoke in favour of permitting companies to list with dual-class shares subject to...
|Singapore Court of Appeal Sets Out Test for Exercise of Discretion to Order Buy-out in Lieu of Winding-up|
Tham Wei Chern; Duane Morris & Selvam LLP;
January 12, 2017, previously published on December 23, 2016The Court of Appeal held that in deciding whether to exercise its discretion under section 254(2A) of the Companies Act, the correct approach is to determine first whether the test for ordering a winding up under section 254(1)(f) or s 254(1)(i) has been met.
|Federal Bank Regulatory Agencies Release Annual CRA Asset-Size Threshold Adjustments|
Mark D. Belongia; Duane Morris LLP;
January 12, 2017, previously published on January 5, 2017As stated in the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency press release, those that meet the small and intermediate small institution asset-size thresholds are not subject to the reporting requirements applicable to large banks and savings associations, unless they opt to be evaluated as a large...
|FDA Issues Final Guidance on Quality Agreements in Arrangements for Contract Manufacturing of Drugs|
Frederick R. Ball, Neelaabh Shankar; Duane Morris LLP;
January 12, 2017, previously published on January 3, 2017FDA recommends that owners and contract manufacturers implement written quality agreements to define each party’s manufacturing activities/roles to ensure compliance with current good manufacturing practices.
|SEC Intensifies Scrutiny of Employment-Related Agreements|
Duane Morris LLP;
December 12, 2016, previously published on October 6, 2016The cease-and-desist orders entered in August 2016 by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) demonstrate the SEC’s increased scrutiny of confidentiality and release provisions contained in severance and other employment-related agreements and have potential implications...
|Tips for Jump-Starting Year-End Tax Planning for Individuals and Businesses|
Duane Morris LLP;
December 12, 2016, previously published on October 5, 2016With carefree summer days behind us and the arrival of fall, now may be a good time to jump-start implementation of tax-planning strategies available to you through the end of this year to potentially minimize your tax burden.