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HTMLAmerican Tax Relief Act of 2012: Portability of Applicable Exclusion Amount Between Spouses
Stephanie L. Pate; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
February 12, 2014, previously published on January 31, 2014
On January 1, 2013, Congress passed the American Tax Relief Act of 2012 (“ATRA”). One key provision of ATRA was to make permanent the portability of the applicable exclusion amount between spouses (“Portability”).

 

HTMLA Primer on the Proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership
Alan M. Kindred, Meagan E. Truong; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
January 7, 2014, previously published on January 5, 2014
The United States is currently involved in ongoing negotiations with nations around the Pacific Rim to establish a multi-lateral trade agreement known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership (“TPP”). Discussions on such an agreement began in 2011 between the United States, Australia, Brunei...

 

HTMLSupreme Court Rules on Construction Contract Forum Selection Clause Enforcement
William F. Bresee; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
December 26, 2013, previously published on December 17, 2013
In a unanimous decision issued on December 3, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in a construction case dealing with forum-selection clauses that those clauses should generally be the controlling factor in determining where a lawsuit may be brought. The opinion addresses the procedure that is...

 

HTMLCalifornia Provides New Tax Credits for Investment and Job Creation
William F. Bresee; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
December 13, 2013, previously published on December 8, 2013
On November 27, 2013, the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (“GO-Biz”) released draft proposed regulations on the recently enacted California Competes Tax Credit. These regulations provide the procedures implementing the economic incentives for development of...

 

HTMLCalifornia’s Revised Uniform LLC Act Takes Effect On January 1, 2014
William F. Bresee; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
December 13, 2013
An enactment of the California Legislature two years ago to revise the governance of limited liability companies takes effect on January 1, 2014. The Revised Uniform LLC Act (California Corporations Code §§17701.01-17713.13) replaces the Beverly-Killea LLC Act, which has governed limited...

 

HTMLOSHA’s Proposed Rule Creates Enforcement Blueprint
Daniel R. Flynn; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
November 28, 2013, previously published on November 25, 2013
2013 has seen OSHA continue to ramp up its enforcement efforts in order to bring the regulated community into compliance with the hundreds of workplace safety and health standards. OSHA’s proposed amendment to the recordkeeping standard is the latest in a series of efforts to shift the focus...

 

HTMLPA House Bill 1060 Passes 113-85; Governor Corbett Gets Transportation Bill for Signature, Ending Legislative Parrying on Taxes, Prevailing Wage
Linda T. Ambroso; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
November 28, 2013, previously published on November 21, 2013
After months of negotiating and lobbying in the House and Senate, on Thursday, November 21, Governor Tom Corbett received a transportation bill for his signature that provides up to $2.4 billion over five years to improve the state’s roads, bridges, and mass transit systems.

 

HTMLE-Verify Unavailable During Government Shutdown
David E. Renner; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
October 7, 2013, previously published on October 2, 2013
On October 1, 2013, the Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) announced that E-Verify will be unavailable during the federal government shutdown.

 

HTMLU.S. Department of Labor Adopts New Regulations Regarding Hiring Benchmarks for Veteran and Disabled Employees
Steven D. Irwin, David E. Renner; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
October 7, 2013, previously published on September 29, 2013
Currently, federal contractors and subcontractors are prohibited from discriminating in employment against veterans and individuals with disabilities, and are required to take affirmative action to recruit, hire, promote and retain these existing or potential employees. This week, however, the U.S....

 

HTMLDiffering Marriage Recognition Standards May Cause Headaches for Employers
Lauren N. Diulus; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
September 19, 2013, previously published on September 13, 2013
On June 26, 2013, the Supreme Court ruled that the federal definition of marriage established by the Defense of Marriage Act (“DOMA”) was unconstitutional. United States v. Windsor, No. 12-307. This decision has implications for employers who are required to comply with other federal...

 


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