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HTMLApproved Jurisdictional Determinations Now Subject to Appeal
Seth V.D.H. Cooley; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 22, 2016, previously published on June 2016
In a game-changing decision for the world of wetlands law and beyond, the United States Supreme Court has held that U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-approved “jurisdictional determinations” (commonly referenced as “JDs”) constitute “final agency action” and can be...

 

HTMLIRS Proposes New U.S. Tax Reporting by Foreign-Owned U.S. Limited Liability Companies
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 22, 2016, previously published on May 18, 2016
On May 5, 2016, the U.S. Treasury Department announced several actions intended to strengthen financial transparency, including the issuance of proposed regulations that significantly increase the reporting and record maintenance requirements of U.S. disregarded entities owned by foreign persons.

 

HTMLNYC Council Approves Plastic Bag Fee
Seth V.D.H. Cooley; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 22, 2016, previously published on May 2016
Joining the ranks of a growing number of cities and communities across the United States and around the globe, New York City will soon move to limit the use of plastic bags in the retail and grocery sectors. On May 5, 2016, a plastic bag fee bill (Intro. No. 209-A, 2014) was passed by City Council,...

 

HTMLNavigating Pennsylvania's New Medical Marijuana Act: What Employers Need to Know
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 22, 2016, previously published on May 17, 2016
On April 17, 2016, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf signed the Medical Marijuana Act (“the Act”) into law. The Act, which takes effect on May 17, 2016, legalizes the use and possession of medical marijuana under specified circumstances and provides for a comprehensive program of...

 

HTMLDiscover the Tax-Saving Secrets of Combining Summer Business and Personal Vacation Travel
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 22, 2016, previously published on July 12, 2016
Summer is upon us, and you may be considering combining a business trip with vacation plans. Although business is business and pleasure is pleasure, the tax code does not always adhere to absolutes or logic. With a little planning, improved tax deductions may be available for out-of-town...

 

HTMLOSHA's New Workplace Injury Reporting Rule: A Nudge in the Right Direction, or Enforcement by Shame?
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 22, 2016, previously published on May 18, 2016
On May 11, 2016, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) finalized a recordkeeping and reporting rule that will require certain employers to electronically track and submit information regarding workplace injuries and illness. OSHA intends to post the data from employers’...

 

HTMLEducation and Justice Departments Issue Controversial Title IX Guidance on Transgender Students Equating Sex with Gender Identity
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 22, 2016, previously published on June 3, 2016
On May 13, 2016, the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights and the U.S. Department of Justice (“the Departments”) issued a Dear Colleague Letter (“DCL” or “guidance”) regarding transgender students (meaning students who identify as a gender that...

 

HTMLViolation of the Automatic Stay Seeking to Enforce Arbitration Award Against Nondebtor: Beware, You May Be on Thin Ice
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 22, 2016, previously published on May 13, 2016
The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Ohio, Eastern Division, (“the Court”) held in In re John Joseph Louis Johnson, III, Case No. 14-57104, 2016 WL 1719149, that a creditor violated the automatic stay by seeking to enforce an arbitration award against...

 

HTMLAfter Prevailing in the Pa. Superior Court, Why Should I File a Cross-Appeal in the State Supreme Court?
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 22, 2016, previously published on June 17, 2016
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s recent decision in Meyer, Darragh, Buckler, Bebenek & Eck, P.L.L.C. v. Law Firm of Malone Middleman, P.C. (No. 8 WAP 2015), highlights a quandary of Pennsylvania appellate procedure regarding cross-appeals and the need to consider when to file a protective...

 

HTMLFERC—National Labs Discuss Grid Modernization
Frederick J. Heinle; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 22, 2016, previously published on May 2016
At its April 21, 2016 meeting, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) invited representatives from the Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Idaho National Laboratory, Sandia National Laboratories and Lawrence...

 


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