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A “Dance Hall” is any place that the public dances

Oct 17, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

Any part of the premises devoted to public dances is a “dance hall”

New anti-inversion tax rules lead to termination of AbbVie/Shire deal

Oct 16, 2014 By: Michael Glasser

The AbbVie Inc. board did not waste much time in considering whether recently passed anti-inversion tax rules would be a detriment to its acquisition of Shire PLC

Prohibitions on insider trades during pension fund blackout periods

Oct 16, 2014 By: Alan Gutterman

A number of new rules and regulations were adopted to curb the incentives for senior managers of public companies to engage in activities that might be harmful to investors.

Boats are still “boating” even when stationary in the water

Oct 16, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

It’s still “boating” even if the boat isn’t moving.

Westlaw Journals weekly round-up

Oct 15, 2014 By: Melissa Sachs

Some highlights from the past week’s litigation news headlines over at the Westlaw Journals blog include a ruling in a case over

What makes practicing in family law different from other areas of law

Oct 15, 2014 By: Jeremy Byellin

Practicing family law requires a fundamental attitude shift from both clients and their attorneys, making it different from other areas of law.

Who Owns Copyrights in Works of Authorship Created by a Third Party?

Oct 15, 2014 By: Lisa M. Brownlee

Copyright ownership in works of authorship is an often-litigated issue in copyright law. In general, this infographic shows you the point-by-point analysis that must be done to properly ascertain copyright ownership by employees and independent contractors.

The ACA and Legal Practices (#14) / ACA changing employer relationships with part-time employees

Oct 15, 2014 By: Ferd H. Mitchell

Major changes are taking place in the relationships between some large companies and their part-time employees—driven by the ACA.

Every homestead needs a home

Oct 15, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

A homestead necessarily includes the idea of a house, cabin, or tent, which is the home of the family.

Tax considerations in the entity selection process: IRS Form 8832

Oct 14, 2014 By: Alan Gutterman

A legal or tax professional should be able to explain the default rules that apply under the tax laws with respect to completing and filing Form 8832 with the IRS

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