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Lucia v. SEC: With Janus and Wayfair, a herald of further challenges to administrative enforcement and rulemaking?

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The benefits of a business ‘prenup’: A litigator’s perspective

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Is it time to address benefits for alternative work arrangements?

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Uh-oh, y’all: EPA’s action against ‘Fixer Upper’ stresses importance of lead paint rules

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Shoring up the PBGC’s insurance program for multiemployer plans: An update

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Sweeping tax reform necessitates review and analysis of form of entity

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The “ABCs” of “ICOs”

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Supreme Court nixes USPTO’s practice of partially instituting IPR challenges

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The Supreme Court upholds the constitutionality of the IPR process

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Wyoming signs cryptocurrency bills into law

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What’s in Your Health Savings Account?

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2018 resolution: conduct ERISA fiduciary training

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Part III: Another update on IPR estoppel in the courts and at the PTAB

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Could graffiti art prevent your redevelopment project?

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The tax laws changed. Should your business and estate plans change too?

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IFR for steel and aluminum exclusions

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Section 232 tariffs on steel & aluminum

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Data in the cloud: What if the cloud provider goes bankrupt?

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Will the Higher Education Act be reauthorized in 2018?

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The Cleaning Product Right to Know Act of 2017: California’s newest warning requirements

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Proposal for nationalization of 5G network is dead on arrival

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California takes another run at regulating virtual currencies

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Prop 65: 9 chemicals added to California’s list for required warnings

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New tax law’s doubling of estate tax exemption compels a review of your estate plan

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PTAB offers clarification on inter partes review and state sovereign immunity

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3 compliance obligations you may not know you have

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Criminal antitrust prosecutions still loom for employers with ‘no-poaching,’ ‘wage-fixing’ agreements

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5 points to remember before relying on the EPA’s new NSR guidance on projected future emissions

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Pending tax reform, prepaying 2018 real estate taxes could benefit Illinois individual taxpayers

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Beware the tail of the dog: 5 tips in dealing with employee benefits in mergers and acquisitions

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The hidden exposure of tenant estoppels and SNDAs

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Serving as a trustee: What is the job description?

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Amendments to Chapter 12 make it easier for a family farmer to reorganize

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What you should know about estate and gift tax 2018 inflation adjustments

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Benefit issues impacting older workers

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What’s the current landscape for CFTC cryptocurrency regulation?

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Amending claims may be getting easier in post-grant proceedings, at least for now

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Expanded ARO pilot program poised for Chicago City Council approval

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An update on the shifting standard for IPR estoppel

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EPA Regional Counsel and MDNR General Counsel discuss environmental enforcement under new administrations

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An ERISA claim check: 9 tips for effective and compliant claims procedures

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9th Circuit’s VidAngel decision vindicates lawful video filtering service

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How to guarantee bad performance from your vendors

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Someone to watch over me and my 401(k)

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New law may significantly impact international trade

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Key issues in negotiating financeable ground leases

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Four hot mid-year topics in California employment law

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Participants who roll their pension benefits into IRAs do not ‘receive’ them

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Shoring up the PBGC’s Insurance Program for Multiemployer Plans

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Yes, your 18-year-old does need estate planning!

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New Fed Circuit decision bolsters on-sale bar

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Laches no longer a defense to patent infringement

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Supreme Court limits liability for shipping parts of patented inventions abroad

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University patents now immune to inter partes review: Will business come calling?

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Boundaries of America Invents Act review procedures still being defined

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Case shows ever-changing nature of patent law

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EA Sports won’t be beaten at its own game – Escaping potential liability through successful § 101 motion to dismiss