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United States: Department Of Health And Human Services Issues Request For Information On COVID-19 Best Practices - Foley Hoag LLP

On November 23, 2020, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published a Request for Information (RFI) seeking insights from health systems and providers...
Tags: News, United States, Department Of Health, Department of Health and Human Services HHS, Request for Information RFI, Best Practices Foley Hoag LLP

United States: Pharmacy Point-Of-Sale Price Concession And PBM Service Fee Safe Harbor Final Rule May Reshape Medicare Part D: What Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Need To Know Now - Arnold & Porter

On November 20, 2020, the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General issued a final rule that provides for significant changes to the Anti-Kickback Statute safe harbors that protect ...
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United States: EU Representative Actions Clear Last Hurdle - Cooley LLP

A new law allowing groups of EU consumers to launch collective actions against traders has passed through the final stages of the legislative process and will enter into force soon.
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United States: IRS Wins Big In The Coca-Cola Company & Subs. v. Commissioner - Caplin & Drysdale

On November 18, 2020, the Tax Court ruled that respondent IRS had not abused its discretion under § 482 when it reallocated more than $9 billion in income for 2007-2009 to petitioner Coca-Cola from its foreign manufacturing affiliates.
Tags: News, United States, Irs, Tax Court, Drysdale, Subs, Caplin, Coca Cola Company amp

United States: SEC Staff Guidance Regarding Disclosure Considerations For China-Based Issuers - Mayer Brown

Yesterday, November 23, 2020, the Staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission Division of Corporation Finance issued CF Disclosure Guidance Topic No. 10. The guidance addresses disclosure...
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United States: Corp Fin Provides New Disclosure Guidance For China-based Issuers - Cooley LLP

Yesterday, Corp Fin posted CF Disclosure Guidance: Topic No. 10, Disclosure Considerations for China-Based Issuers, which provides guidance regarding disclosure considerations for companies...
Tags: News, China, United States, Corp Fin, Issuers Cooley LLP

United States: Impact Of COVID-19 On Oregon Property Taxes: Property Owners Unlikely To See Significant Property Tax Relief Despite Drop In Real Market Value - Lane Powell

As demonstrated by the second quarter gross domestic product (GDP) numbers and the unemployment rate, the COVID-19 pandemic is having a devastating impact on the United States economy.
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What you need to know about coronavirus on Wednesday, November 25

The United States could see an explosion of Covid-19 infections in the weeks following Thanksgiving.
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United States: Buyers May Be Eligible For The Employee Retention Credit Even If They Acquire Equity Or Assets Of PPP Loan Borrowers - Lewis Rice

On November 16, 2020, the IRS issued taxpayer-favorable FAQs clarifying the interaction of the employee retention credit (the "ERC") and Paycheck Protection Program ("PPP") loans in M&A transactions.
Tags: News, United States, Irs, ERC, Lewis Rice, Paycheck Protection Program PPP

United States: Additional IRS Guidance On Business Expenses Funded By Paycheck Protection Program Loans - Lewis Rice

Earlier this year, the IRS released Notice 2020-32, which clarified that borrowers may not deduct business expenses funded with Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan proceeds if (1) the...
Tags: News, United States, Irs, Lewis Rice, Paycheck Protection Program PPP

United States: Breaking Down The New DOL And DHS H-1B Rules - Littler Mendelson

While the U.S. presidential election has come to an end, we continue to monitor changes in the Trump administration's handling of ongoing agency immigration reforms through the end of 2020.
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United States: Courts Being Used To Challenge Efficacy Of Recalls - Mintz

There's a new class action trend consumer product companies need to be aware of that is not only causing additional stress when faced with a recall but also increased expense and adverse publicity.
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United States: Last Week In The Federal Circuit (November 16-20): A Beautiful Sunset For CBMS - Morrison & Foerster LLP

It's a few days before Thanksgiving and the sunsets are shorter and earlier, so we thought we'd discuss a CBM before the sun completely sets on that procedure.
Tags: News, United States, Federal Circuit, Foerster LLP, CBMS Morrison

United States: New Small Business Rules: 8(A) Program - Morrison & Foerster LLP

As we recently discussed, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has published a long-awaited rule that made important changes to numerous small business contracting programs...
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United States: IRS Confirms PPP-Funded Expenses Are Non-Deductible - Varnum LLP

Literally tens of thousands of businesses received Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans under the CARES Act. The legislation was passed very quickly to avert a potential collapse of the...
Tags: News, United States, Irs, Paycheck Protection Program PPP, PPP Funded Expenses Are Non Deductible Varnum LLP

United States: IRS To Allow "Workaround" To Deduction Limits For State And Local Income Taxes - White & Williams LLP

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (2017 Tax Act) limited the deduction of state and local taxes to $10,000 for individuals. Several states, including Connecticut
Tags: News, United States, Irs, Williams LLP

United States: To Limit Or Not To Limit: What Is The Basis Of Your Prior Art Distinction During Prosecution? - Knobbe Martens

Before Prost, Bryson, and Wallach. Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Delaware
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United States: What Are Justice Cuellar's Question Patterns When He Disagrees With The Majority In Criminal Cases? - Arnold & Porter

We determined last time that Justice Cuellar tends to more heavily question appellants than respondents in civil cases regardless of how the majority is leaning.
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United States: CMS And OIG Release Changes To The Stark, Anti-Kickback And Patient Inducement Laws To Fuel Innovation, Ease Regulatory Burdens, And Reduce Drug Pricing - Bass, Berry & Sims

On November 20, in a coordinated effort, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of Inspector General (OIG) released final rules to modernize regulations implementing...
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United States: Capitol Update – November 20, 2020 - Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC

Lawmakers, both returning and newly elected, returned to Tallahassee this week to participate in the 2020 Organizational Legislative Session where new leadership took over...
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United States: Patents Directed To A Media Player That Provides Information With Media Content Fail Under Section 101 - Holland & Knight

Interactive Wearables (IW) sued Polar Electro Oy and Polar Electro Inc., asserting two patents that claim the capacity to "provide information relating to content in conjunction with media content."
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United States: IRS Digs In Its Heels On PPP Loan Forgiveness - Ice Miller LLP

The Paycheck Protection Program ("PPP") loans provided welcome relief to businesses across the country that were and are dealing with the effects of COVID-19.
Tags: News, United States, Irs, Paycheck Protection Program PPP, PPP Loan Forgiveness Ice Miller LLP

Biden to address nation as Covid deaths rise sharply before Thanksgiving – live updates

Biden will speak in Wilmington as US records highest daily Covid deaths since May and 172,935 new casesPresident-elect says ‘this is not a third Obama term’ in first interviewBiden’s cabinet picks: what we’ve learned from his choices so farDonald Trump plans to pardon Michael Flynn – reportsSign up to receive First Thing – our daily briefing by email 10.23am GMT Millions of Americans are traveling and gathering for the Thanksgiving holiday, in spite of dire and urgent warnings from US doctor...
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United States: UAE: Visa Fine Waiver Extended To December 31, 2020 - Envoy Global, Inc.

The government has extended a visa fine waiver from November until December 31, 2020
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United States: Hey, Retirement Plan Sponsors: Want A Happy New Year? Use Your 2020 ‘Downtime' To Do A Retirement Plan ‘Checkup' - Foley & Lardner

Every year about this time, when the holiday season is just beginning and the new year is around the corner, all good qualified retirement plan sponsors (and plan administrators) ask...
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United States: Governor Walz ‘Dials Back' Minnesota's Phased Reopening Due To Resurgence Of COVID-19 - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

n November 18, 2020, Minnesota Governor Tim Walz dialed back Minnesota's phased reopening and ongoing loosening of COVID-19–related restrictions by issuing Emergency Executive Order (EO) 20-99...
Tags: News, Minnesota, United States, Stewart, Walz, Tim Walz, Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak, Emergency Executive Order EO

United States: FMCSA Issues Order Preempting Washington's Meal And Rest Break Rules As Applied To Commercial Truck Drivers - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued an order this week that Washington State's meal and rest break rules are preempted as...
Tags: News, Washington, United States, Washington State, Stewart, Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak

United States: Taking Action For Families Separated At The Border - Proskauer Rose LLP

An anxious mother, detained in a separate facility from her son, is informed that authorities had lost track of him. A devastated father is deported without his child.
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United States: Is International Drug Pricing Suddenly At Our Doorstep? Seven Take-Aways From The Interim Final Rule - Ropes & Gray LLP

On Friday, November 20, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released an interim final rule (IFR)
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United States: Los Angeles County Restricts In-Person Dining Due To Surge In COVID-19 Cases - Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton

Due to the recent surge in COVID-19 cases, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health ("L.A. Public Health") announced that all outdoor and indoor dining at restaurants, breweries and wineries will be restricted.
Tags: News, United States, Los Angeles County, Hampton, Mullin Richter, COVID

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