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HTMLOwn a Stake in a Million-Dollar Residence? The IRS's New Policy May Benefit You!
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 7, 2016, previously published on August 30, 2016
While it is common knowledge that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) allows a deduction for mortgage interest, many are unaware of the limits on the amount of the tax deduction. A taxpayer may deduct interest on up to only $1 million of acquisition indebtedness, plus interest on up to $100,000 of...

 

HTMLNinth Circuit Delivers Another Blow to Employment Arbitration Agreements Containing Class Action Waivers
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 7, 2016, previously published on August 30, 2016
On August 22, 2016, the Ninth Circuit became the second federal appellate court to hold that mandatory employment arbitration agreements that prohibit all class proceedings violate the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) and are unenforceable. See Morris v. Ernst & Young, LLP, No. 13-16599 (9th...

 

HTMLU.S. Department of Education Issues Additional Guidance for Higher Education Institutions Regarding Obligations Related to Third-Party Servicers
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 7, 2016, previously published on August 24, 2016
Determining third-party servicer status of service providers is a fact-based inquiry with significant consequences for institutional reporting and contractual obligations

 

HTMLChanging Seasons of FDIC Shared-Loss Programs
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 6, 2016, previously published on September 22, 2016
As we head into autumn, many of us change our seasonal wardrobes, replace the filters in our home heating/cooling systems, swap our summer screens for winter’s storm windows and ready our vehicles for winter. Bankers participating in a Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) shared-loss...

 

HTMLTata-DoCoMo Arbitration Developments: Do You Have an "Option" in India?
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 6, 2016, previously published on September 2, 2016
Recently, many foreign investors have been closely following the developments in the Indian telecom sector regarding the Tata-DoCoMo arbitration with great interest. The crux of the matter stemmed from a mid-2000s agreement between Tata and DoCoMo that permitted DoCoMo to receive a pre-set amount...

 

HTMLKey Components of the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Final Rules and Guidance
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 6, 2016, previously published on September 6, 2016
Government contracts business capture and compliance folks, meet the human resources department. HR, please meet the govcon business development and compliance units. As long as you want to become or remain federal contractors or subcontractors, you are going to be spending lots of time working...

 

HTMLFair Pay and Safe Workplaces Final Rules and Guidance Will Lead to Big Changes in How Federal Contractors Handle Employment and Labor Claims
Michael J. Schrier; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 6, 2016, previously published on September 1, 2016
Government contracts business capture and compliance folks, meet the human resources department. HR, please meet the govcon business development and compliance units. As long as you want to become or remain federal contractors or subcontractors, you are going to be spending lots of time working...

 

HTMLU.S. Department of Education Senior Department Official Announces Decision to Terminate Federal Recognition of Higher Education Accreditor
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 6, 2016, previously published on September 23, 2016
In a letter to the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) dated September 22, 2016, the designated Senior Department Official (SDO) at the U.S. Department of Education (“the Department”) announced her decision to terminate ACICS as an accrediting agency...

 

HTMLSupreme Court of Georgia Clarifies Constitutional Protections for Commenting on Public Controversies
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 5, 2016, previously published on September 15, 2016
In its recent decision in Cottrell v. Smith, S16A0013, 2016 Ga. LEXIS 473 (July 8, 2016), the Georgia Supreme Court addressed a number of topics that are common in many defamation cases and clarified the law in the areas of defamation per se, limited purpose public figures and actual malice. The...

 

HTMLMassachusetts Bankruptcy Court Rules That Parents Receive Reasonably Equivalent Value in Exchange for Paying Their Child's Tuition
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 5, 2016, previously published on September 14, 2016
College students across the country have begun returning to campus for the start of the fall semester. This arrival heralds new opportunities, new friends and new classes. It also means new tuition payments. Given the soaring price of college tuition, many students will rely on their parents to...

 


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