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HTMLIRS Issues 2015 Limits for Qualified Retirement Plans, Health FSAs, and Transportation Fringe Benefits
Katherine L. Aizawa, Casey K. Fleming, Belinda S. Morgan; Foley Lardner LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 14, 2014, previously published on November 5, 2014
You know it’s Fall when the leaves turn color, jack-o-lanterns wink in the twilight, the World Series plays on ... and the IRS announces new indexed annual limits for employee benefit plans. Sticking to tradition, the IRS recently announced the 2015 limits for qualified retirement plans and...

 

HTMLIs the Commil Defense Underutilized in Patent Cases?
Justin M. Sobaje; Foley Lardner LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 14, 2014, previously published on November 5, 2014
It has now been more than a year since the Federal Circuit rendered its decision in the Commil case providing a defense to the intent prong for active inducement of patent claims. At the time of the decision there were a number of articles touting the “new” defense and opining that it...

 

HTMLDirect Benefits Estoppel: 7th Cir. Explains How You Can Be Compelled To Arbitrate Without Agreeing To Do So
Thomas L. Shriner; Foley Lardner LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 14, 2014, previously published on November 5, 2014
Everyone knows that you can’t be compelled to arbitrate a dispute unless you’ve agreed to do so. But what everyone knows is sometimes wrong. There are situations in which a person has to arbitrate even though she didn’t sign an agreement to that effect. Generally, “a...

 

HTMLSix Tips for Protecting Manufacturers' Most Valuable Assets - Trade Secrets
Nicholas J. Ellis, Nicholas E. Williams; Foley Lardner LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 14, 2014, previously published on November 5, 2014
Long gone are the days when spies needed physical access to information to steal, copy, or photograph it; modern technology now enables instantaneous global access and transmission. Protecting trade secrets ranks high on manufacturers’ priority lists, yet understanding “how” to...

 

HTMLFor Single-Enterprise Immunity, the Bottom Line May Be Having One Bottom Line
Benjamin R. Dryden; Foley Lardner LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 14, 2014, previously published on November 6, 2014
A federal court in Ohio has provided some of the clearest guidance to date on the application of the single-enterprise immunity doctrine to healthcare organizations. The single-enterprise immunity doctrine is critically important in the healthcare industry, because firms that qualify for...

 

HTMLIt's November - Do You Know Where Your Plan Document Is?
Casey K. Fleming, Belinda S. Morgan; Foley Lardner LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 14, 2014, previously published on November 3, 2014
Every year around this time (and hopefully even earlier), many plan sponsors begin the arduous task of preparing determination letter applications for their qualified retirement plans (i.e., their profit-sharing, 401(k), pension, and similar plans). Sponsors often work with their attorneys or other...

 

HTMLTransforming the China Automotive Industry - Finding a Path Forward
Mark A. Aiello, Steven H. Hilfinger, Selig D. Sacks; Foley Lardner LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 14, 2014, previously published on November 6, 2014
The Global Automotive Forum 2014 was held in Wuhan, China October 16-17. This was the fifth annual convening of the event by the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT), the last two of which have been held in Wuhan. The official title of the program was “The Vision for...

 

HTMLBut I Didn’t Know You Were Working...
Kevin E. Hyde; Foley Lardner LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 14, 2014, previously published on November 3, 2014
We live in the era of wage and hour lawsuits, particularly involving claims of “off the clock” work. Employees - who rarely first complain to their employer - allege in the lawsuit they were required to work “off the clock” because the employer only allowed reporting a...

 

HTMLOpportunistic Acquisitions: Buying Assets Through Bankruptcy
Nicholas E. Williams; Foley Lardner LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 14, 2014, previously published on November 3, 2014
Though often overlooked, bankruptcy sales can be a real boon to businesses looking for a great deal. Prospective purchasers must, of course, interface with the bankruptcy court, so these companies must understand the lay of the land when looking for a bargain. For example, in the last two years,...

 

HTMLMexican Renewables - Set for a Boom; Waiting for Guidance
Jeffery R. Atkin, David C. Markey; Foley Lardner LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 14, 2014, previously published on November 5, 2014
The sunset date for the 30% ITC is coming into view for developers of U.S. solar projects. The U.S. domestic solar market is also becoming increasingly competitive. The PTC for wind has already expired except for projects unless they managed to meet “commencement of construction”...

 


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