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A spicy relationship between Uber-like delivery services and the restaurants that feed them

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New requirement for corporations doing business in Illinois to publicly report employee demographic data

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Supreme Court Upholds, but Narrows, Assignor Estoppel

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2021 is the last year for retirement plan unlimited ‘Quasi-Rollover’ to charity

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Don’t get sunk: 5 common misunderstandings when shipping cargo under government contracts

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Illinois legislature makes substantial limiting changes to state law on non-compete and non-solicitation agreements

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West Texas plaintiff-friendly patent decisions keep coming

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With A Little Help From My Friends: Apple wins trademark opposition by tacking on Beatles’ priority

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IRS provides new guidance on the COBRA premium subsidy under the American Rescue Plan Act

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You just received a grand jury subpoena. Now what?

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EEOC issues new guidance on COVID-19 vaccinations in the workplace

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Non-practicing entities target electronic health records apps in patent litigation

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After bed-makers ‘go to the mattresses’ over trademark theory, Eighth Circuit recognizes initial interest confusion

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What can recent FCA decisions tell us about the Seventh Circuit pleading standard for health care billing fraud claims?

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Cooperation and a commitment to a compliance program results in a DOJ non-prosecution agreement for SAP

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Missouri legislature passes new protections for businesses from COVID-19 suits

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Litigation fees may be tax-deductible, confirms new Tax Court ruling

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EPA incorporates environmental justice into enforcement policy: How can regulated industries prepare?

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With the government’s attention turning to taxes, your estate plan may need your attention

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OFAC initiates 45-day wind-down of Belarus General License 2

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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