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‘Waters of the United States’ rule from EPA, Corps may make real estate development more easily achievable and less costly

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What’s new with the Illinois Wage Payment Act and four other HR law changes for 2019


Spinning straw into gold: Modifying irrevocable trusts

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Episode 5: Athlete activism and community engagement

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City of Chicago set to expand TOD benefits

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Retirement plans under Tax Reform 2.0: How the Family Savings Act could affect employers

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Episode 4: Nona Lee and Vicky Neumeyer

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A top hat plan checklist for employers

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Strategies for estate planning during a divorce

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Episode 3: Kenneth Shropshire of the Global Sport Institute

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New Opportunity Zone investment may reduce capital gains liability

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How to get the most from your title insurance before and after a real estate transaction

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When should you terminate a defined benefit plan? Four influential factors

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California says #MeToo: What employers need to know

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NAFTA, tariffs and trade wars: Are you ready to do battle in Missouri?

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IRS updates safe harbor 402(f) notices for eligible rollover distributions

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Traversing a muddy field: Key reminders for banks considering ag lending

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SEC denies applications for ETFs: Will traditional Wall Street banks step in?

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New guidance on ‘real property’ expands the reach of REITs

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Episode 2: Mike Tannenbaum of the Miami Dolphins

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EPA announces ‘adjacent’ under Clean Air Act now limited to physical proximity

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Episode 1: Josh Whitman of the University of Illinois

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Bifurcated trials: A road map for better results for insurers facing non-ERISA disability claims

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Participate in standard-setting bodies? The enforceability of your patents could be affected

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5 takeaways from the employee ERISA win in McMillan

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Seven steps to avoid the new waves of Chinese tariffs on industrial goods

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In California, when is a ‘worker’ considered an ‘employee’?

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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


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


Sweeping tax reform necessitates review and analysis of form of entity


The 'ABCs' of 'ICOs'


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


Wyoming signs cryptocurrency bills into law


What’s in Your Health Savings Account?

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2018 resolution: conduct ERISA fiduciary training


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


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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California takes another run at regulating virtual currencies

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New Fed Circuit decision bolsters on-sale bar


Laches no longer a defense to patent infringement


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?


Boundaries of America Invents Act review procedures still being defined


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