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DOL guidance now available for COBRA premium subsidy

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Key considerations for target companies in a SPAC merger

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IRS clarifies employee retention tax credit rules for Q1 and Q2 of 2021

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Growing U.S.-China tensions put companies in a bind

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U.S. government response in China Section 301 Master Answer continues fight

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U.S., EU, and UK ease trade tensions in Boeing-Airbus dispute and temporarily halt tariffs

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IBA confirms cessation of LIBOR tenors

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Illinois adds additional restrictions on use of background checks and new EEO requirements

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SEC emphasizes ESG by establishing new website and taking public comments on climate disclosure

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USTR proposes duties in response to six countries’ Digital Services Tax

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COVID-19 and employee mental health: What employers can do

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Changes to Missouri discovery rules made official by Missouri Supreme Court

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What employers need to know about the COBRA premium subsidy provisions of the American Rescue Plan Act

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Will there be reform of Alice and Mayo in 2021?

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Nevada federal judge permits categorical privilege during discovery

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IRS extends filing and payment deadline for individual taxpayers

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Stay vigilant: Broadly drafted settlement agreements can doom current and future infringement claims

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New DOL guidance on missing participants: What employers should know

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A race between West Texas and Delaware for the patent venue of choice

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IRS clarifies legislative changes to the employee retention tax credit

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UAV patent battles wage on

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Delivering a false impression: Postmates faces unfair competition allegations

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The Clock is Ticking: Iowa Jumps into NIL Race with Proposed NIL Bill, effective July 1, 2021

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Controlling the airspace: Dogfight begins over defined airspace patents

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It’s not just what you said: Restaurant defeats DoorDash motion to dismiss in class action

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What employers need to know about mandatory COVID-19 vaccines and exceptions

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The NCAA Implements a Four Corners Offense As it Postpones NIL Rule Changes

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Preliminary IRS guidance regarding traditional and QACA safe harbor 401(k) plans under the Secure Act

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The current status of LIBOR replacement and what financial institutions and their customers need to know now

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Prejudgment interest may be allowed in personal injury and wrongful death claims

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FAA ends 2020 with announcement of two major drone rules

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Patent Office clarifies standard for indefiniteness in AIA post-grant proceedings

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How Green decision may impact summary judgment practice in Missouri

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Additional due diligence may be required for many exports to China

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New administration, new priorities: Preparing for the Biden-Harris Administration’s key environmental focus areas

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Key tax provisions in the coronavirus relief bill

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EPA recommends new requirements in NPDES permits to address PFAS in wastewater and stormwater

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Chicago raises 'Cloud Tax' in response to $1.2 billion budget gap

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SEC expands private placement availability by easing integration requirements

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Year-end planning just got a whole lot more complicated

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SEC updates 10-K and 10-Q disclosure requirements – Regulation S-K Items 101, 103 and 105

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What employers should know about lifetime income disclosure requirements for defined contribution plans

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COVID-19 and older employees: What employers should know and how they can lessen the impact

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EPA Final Rule may keep projects at existing major sources from triggering stringent pre-construction permitting requirements

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For communications with litigation funders, caution remains the best course of action

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2020 ‘Waters of the United States’ Rule narrows federal authority and may open opportunity for development

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Item 402 Pay Ratio Disclosures: Annual proxy statements filed in 2021 may need a new median employee determination

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SEC Tightens Requirements for Shareholder Proposal Rule 14a-8

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Re: U.S. Department of Labor modifies Families First Coronavirus Response Act Leave Rules and limits prior scope of health care worker exception

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Diversity-related derivative actions are on the rise, and Corporate America is on edge

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What employers should know about DOL’s final fiduciary rule and proposed prohibited transaction exemption for fiduciaries

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Top ten issues to negotiate in an M&A engagement letter during an economic downturn

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IRS issues guidance clarifying President Trump’s payroll tax deferral

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SEC takes significant action, expands definition of 'accredited investor'

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Lawyering in color: The ethics of diversity and inclusion

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IRS clarifies holding period rules for profits interests and carried interests

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Commerce Department formally suspends most export license exceptions for Hong Kong

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NY federal district court ruling may impact DOL FFCRA regulation

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Key tax provisions of the proposed HEALS Act

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Can employers be liable for COVID-19 cases?

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What employers should know about the DOL final rule for electronic disclosure by retirement plans under ERISA

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Proposed tax plans of the 2020 presidential candidates

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Are smart contracts smart enough? COVID-19, force majeure, blockchain and oracles

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U.S., China ease commercial air carrier tensions

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Executive Order 13936, Hong Kong, and China Section 301 Duties

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Highlights from the SBA’s further guidance on PPP loan forgiveness

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What landlords need to know about Chicago’s ‘Fair Eviction Notice’ ordinance

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USMCA allows challenges to U.S. grants of authority given to persons of Mexico providing cross-border long-haul trucking services in the United States

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A look at recent student athlete name, image and likeness legislation

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Beware: It’s time to reevaluate your exports and deemed exports to Hong Kong

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How employers are changing employee benefits to address the COVID-19 pandemic

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How to use earnouts in M&A transactions during COVID-19

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As COVID-19 prompts more retail tenant bankruptcies, how should landlords and lenders respond?

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USPTO announces relief to restore priority or benefit rights for patent applicants

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What landlords need to know about Chicago’s ‘COVID-19 Eviction Protection’ ordinance

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COVID-related clauses to consider adding to your M&A documents

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OSHA issues new guidance on face coverings in light of COVID-19

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How will the landmark Title VII decision in Bostock affect employer liability standards for LGBTQ+ employees?

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Regulatory Hurdles for Sports Betting in Illinois During COVID-19

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Coming July 1: What Chicago employers need to know about the new paid sick leave, minimum wage and fair workweek rules

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Motor carriers and drivers beware: FMCSA scales back COVID-19 immediate needs in latest update to Emergency Declaration No. 2020-20

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Congress relaxes Paycheck Protection Program rules

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Intellectual property and other legal priorities during COVID-19

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‘COVID-19 Adjustment’ may lessen Cook County property taxes in light of pandemic

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How the Atlantic Richfield decision may impact the EPA Model Consent Decree template

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Are you ready for remote depositions? Adjusting to the new normal of litigation

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New relief for cafeteria plans and flexible spending accounts due to COVID-19

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As sports teams consider reopening venues, what is their liability due to COVID-19?

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Supplemental unemployment benefit plans: A tool for employers responding to the COVID-19 crisis

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U.S. Releases guidance addressing sanctions evasion practices in maritime, energy and metal trading sectors

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HEROES Act proposes more potential tax incentives

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IRS updates filing and payment deadlines and time-sensitive action FAQs

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Ten due diligence keys to unlock value from your software-as-a-service contract

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Your guide to the SBA’s certification requirement for women-owned small business concerns

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Can’t comply with EPA during the pandemic? Documentation is key

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How COVID-19 presents estate planning opportunities

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A good time to consider four essential documents for basic estate planning

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From emergency medical products to chicken nuggets: What manufacturers and distributors need to know during COVID-19

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DOJ and CFTC use tough tactics to pursue spoofers

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Effect of “forgiven” PPP loan on the deductibility of covered expenses

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IRS issues proposed regulations on grouping activities in calculating unrelated business taxable income

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How COVID-19 is likely to strain sports and entertainment partnerships

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IPR estoppel: A broad interpretation prevails

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Supreme Court expands reach of Clean Water Act to cover some discharges to groundwater

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What employers need to know about the CARES Act Employee Retention Payroll Tax Credit

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Rabbi trusts: Taxation basics and drafting beyond the model language

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Illinois residents urged to ‘stay at home’

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Supreme Court harmonizes showing necessary for an award of profits, resolving circuit split in Romag Fasteners, Inc. v. Fossil, Inc.

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COVID-19: Checking in on its impact on the sports world

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Supreme Court holds that with respect to institution decisions, no review means no review

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Practical methods to assure payment and increase collection of accounts receivable during COVID-19

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What importers need to know about postponed duty payments during COVID-19

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Three tips for Government contractors seeking CARES Act Section 3610 assistance for paying employees or subcontractors

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Effect of COVID-19 tax legislation on NOL carryforwards and carrybacks

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Court grants TRO preventing abrupt termination of essential services during COVID-19

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Importing face masks and personal protective equipment during COVID-19

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IRS clarifies Social Security tax deferral under CARES Act