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United States: You Can't Always Get What You Want: Union Is Not Entitled To Employer's Tax Cut Savings Information - Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Seyfarth Synopsis: The NLRB's Office of General Counsel has issued an Advice Memorandum stating that an employer lawfully refused a union's information request regarding its tax cut savings
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United States: SEC Appoints Advocate For Small Business Capital Formation - Mayer Brown

On December 21, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") appointed Martha Legg Miller as the Advocate for Small Business Capital Formation.
Tags: News, United States, SEC, Securities And Exchange Commission, Small Business Capital Formation Mayer Brown, Martha Legg Miller

United States: Northern District Of Illinois Updates Mandatory Initial Discovery Pilot Project - Ropes & Gray LLP

Beginning last month, the Northern District of Illinois (or the "Court") modified its Mandatory Initial Discovery Pilot Project (the "Pilot Project") in ways that should come as a relief to corporate
Tags: News, Court, United States, Northern District of Illinois, Gray LLP

United States: DOL Sends Proposed Overtime Rule To The White House - Littler Mendelson

The U.S. Department of Labor will send its draft of the long-awaited Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on the "white collar" overtime exemptions to the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review on or before Friday, January 11, 2019.
Tags: News, United States, U S Department of Labor, Littler Mendelson, White House Office of Management and Budget OMB

United States: OSHA Finalizes Rule On Crane Operator Qualification And Certification - Littler Mendelson

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has finalized its long-awaited approach to crane operator qualification and certification.
Tags: News, United States, OSHA, Littler Mendelson, Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

United States: Leveraging Your PTAB Record To Secure Attorney Fees In District Court - Ropes & Gray LLP

After Octane Fitness, district courts "may determine whether a case is ‘exceptional' in the case-by-case exercise of their discretion, considering the totality of the circumstances."
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Like Dr. King and Cesar Chavez, striking LAUSD teachers are fighting for justice

We stand with the striking teachers. The 33,000 teachers of Los Angeles are fighting for the 500,000 students they serve. And the Los Angeles community should stand with them, too. This weekend, we commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., who sacrificed his life for the sake of “we the people of the United States.” 50 years ago, in 1968, we stood with Memphis Sanitation Workers who launched a strike for justice and dignity. In 1965, we stood with the Delano farm workers wh...
Tags: California, Opinion, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, United States, Lausd, Martin Luther King Jr, Gavin Newsom, Cesar Chavez, Delano, Mahatma Gandhi, Tulsi Gabbard, Newsom, Dolores Huerta, United Farm Workers of America

United States air traffic controllers warn flying less safe, New Zealand colleagues lend support

Air traffic controllers in the United States warn that flying is less safe because of the partial government shutdown which means they are working for no pay.The warning comes as their counterparts in New Zealand say the shutdown... [Author: [email protected]]
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United States: The Unique Aspects Of CMBS Loans: A Primer For Borrower's Counsel - Holland & Knight

Commercial mortgage-backed securities ("CMBS") loans and balance-sheet loans are not created equal. While there are many similarities between the two types of loans, the differences are material
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United States: Day 3 Notes From The 2019 JP Morgan Healthcare Conference - Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton

The 2019 JP Morgan Healthcare Conference did not see multiple blockbuster announcements like in some earlier years but instead showcased an industry hard at work calmly and meaningfully trying to address and innovate to solve the industry's structural, systemic and demographic challenges.
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United States: What To Do When The Government Shutdown Leaves Your Company Without Access To The National DNC Registry - Womble Bond Dickinson

On December 22, 2018, due to the lapse in government appropriations, a partial federal government shutdown went into effect. With no end in sight, this partial shutdown
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Underrated Mexican state capitals

Among the 32 state capitals in Mexico are a few that get almost all the attention on travel sites and agency itineraries. Mexico City, Puebla, and Oaxaca are undeniably gorgeous and should be on the list of every visitor. But if you have time and don’t depend on fixed tours or inflexible travel companions, a look beyond the conventional reveals the splendid architecture, vibrant art culture, and crazy gastronomy of the lesser-visited capital cities. Here’s where to head now before word gets o...
Tags: Travel, Travel Planning, Mexico, United States, Santiago, Mexico City, New Mexico, Villa, Queretaro, Oaxaca, Puebla, Veracruz, Mexico Travel, Unesco World Heritage, Carmen, San Luis

United States: Planning One Year After The Tax Cuts And Jobs Act - Arnold & Porter

It has been one year since President Trump signed into law the most significant revision to the Internal Revenue Code since 1986, with the enactment of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA).
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United States: Update On Proposed IRS Regulations On Qualified Opportunity Zone Tax Incentives - Arnold & Porter

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (Tax Act), enacted in December 2017, offers new tax incentives for taxpayers that invest through special investment vehicles known as "qualified opportunity funds" (QOFs)
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United States: Michael MacHarg Addreses Government Shutdown Impact On Federal Workers - Freeborn & Peters LLP

A partial federal government shutdown, which President Trump has suggested could occur over a battle for funding to pay for and build a wall along the border of Mexico,
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A $100 Million Bribe to the President? Mexicans Shrug

The allegation in an American court that Mexico’s former president was paid a huge bribe caused a stir in the United States. Mexicans met the testimony with more skepticism.
Tags: News, Mexico, United States, Organized Crime, Witnesses, Joaquin, Pena Nieto, Enrique, Guzman Loera, Bribery and Kickbacks, Politics And Government, Corruption (Institutional, Drug Abuse and Traffic

Getting “Slices” Today for a Stronger Second Amendment Tomorrow

Opinion Right to Carry by State Map Updated for 2018 United States of America – -( We’ve discussed both the need for an honest evaluation of the present political situation of the Second Amendment as well as the need to use the right tactics and strategies for a given job. Now, we will delve a little into the tactical/strategic area some more, this time by looking at a tactic that was advocated a long time ago by an anti-Second Amendment zealot – and how it can be used to regai...
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Yunsong Zhao: Charges Dropped on Obscure Rifle law after Eight Months in Custody

Yunsong Zhao: Charges Dropped on Obscure Rifle law after Eight Months in Custody U.S.A. -( On September 24, 2018, Yunsong Zhao was vindicated. He had done nothing illegal. The evidence against him was so weak, the judge did not let the case go to trial. He dismissed the case based on lack of evidence. From CHRISTIANSBURG — A judge on Monday dismissed the firearms charge against former Virginia Tech student Yunsong Zhao, saying that he didn’t believe the police officer ...
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Opinion analysis: Interesting 5-4 coalition holds that the ACCA reaches robberies that require force sufficient to overcome resistance

In the first 5-4 decision of this term (Stokeling v. United States), the Supreme Court ruled yesterday that state robbery statutes that require “resistance … overcome by physical force,” even if the force used is “minimal,” are sufficient to satisfy the prior-conviction requirement of the federal Armed Career Criminal Act. This result was not as surprising as the grouping of the justices. Justice Clarence Thomas’ majority opinion was joined by Justice Stephen Breyer, while Justice Sonia Sotomayo...
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Oil prices edge down as U.S. fuel stockpiles grow more than expected

U.S. oil prices inched down on Thursday, with traders worried about the strength of demand in the United States after gasoline stockpiles there grew last week by far more than analysts had expected.
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American journalist who works for Iranian TV arrested in US, state-run media says

Iran's foreign minister called for the United States to release Press TV anchor Marzieh Hashemi in comments carried on the website of state-run IRNA news.
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Top North Korean officials reportedly set for Washington visit

Mike Pompeo and Kim Yong-chol are expected to meet on Friday to discuss a second summit, US and South Korean media reportedThree North Korean officials, including the top envoy involved in talks with the United States, are booked on a flight to Washington, South Korean media reported on Wednesday, suggesting possible movement toward a second summit between Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.US and South Korean media quoted sources as saying that the US secretary of state, Mike Pomp...
Tags: Washington, North Korea, US, World news, US foreign policy, US news, United States, Kim Jong-un, Donald Trump, Kim Jong, Kim Yong, Mike Pompeo, Kim Yong chol

The U.S. Withdrawal From Syria: Here's the Latest

If anyone had any illusions about just how complicated a U.S. withdrawal from Syria might be, they were unlikely to retain them after the latest bad news out of the war-torn country.
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Why Instagram is giving art galleries a run for their money

With over 1 billion users and growing, Instagram has emerged as an unexpected player in the art world, bypassing traditional gatekeepers such as galleries and auction houses to connect artists and collectors, one “like” at a time.Given that the popular social media platform was built to be a visually driven medium, it lends itself naturally to the showcase of artworks. “You can literally skip the galleries,” says Gabriel Dufourcq, a 36-year-old visual artist whose works have been exhibited at th...
Tags: Design, Instagram, Singapore, United States, Popular, Editorial, Art Galleries, Paris France, Lee Kuan Yew, Palais de Tokyo, Hashem Joucka, Peak Singapore, Gabriel Dufourcq, Dufourcq, Hong Kong Brazil

A list of Steve King's worst remarks: Racist, shocking, and just plain stupid

You've gotta read, by Douglas Burns, this excellent roundup of a dozen or so of the worst things congressman Steve King (R-IA) has said, dating back decades. Notable that these long, long predate the latest “why does racism have such a negative stigma” remarks that got him in trouble, and ultimately led to his removal from various powerful committees in Congress this week. “I'm a western Iowa newspaper owner who has chronicled @SteveKingIA and his troubling remarks for 2 decades,” tweeted Bu...
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10 Ways to Generate Real Estate Leads You Probably Haven't Thought Of

by Robert Clough 5.5 million existing homes sold in the United States in 2018. That number is set to go up by about 0.2 million in 2019. With all of those homes getting bought up, it should be a cakewalk for realtors to drum up real estate leads in the way of both sellers and buyers, right? Wrong. More opportunity breeds serious competition in the real estate space. Despite the volume of agents out there today, there are still some tried and true ways that you can begin to network in ...
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30 Netflix Movies To Get Excited For In 2019

2018 was the year we finally grasped the purpose of a Netflix movie. They're there to create unforgettable internet moments, experienced together. To All the Boys I Loved Before and Set It Up reminded us, after a long drought, that we do indeed love the romantic comedy. Bandersnatch had us waking up at seven in the morning to try out all the different possible endings before work. After a flurry of memes, Bird Box eventually inspired an ill-advised real world challenge. And that's not even touc...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Japan, New York, Texas, Michael Bay, Los Angeles, Taiwan, Netflix, United States, Jennifer Aniston, Shanghai, Robert De Niro, Steven Soderbergh, Joan Didion, Woody Harrelson

The U.S. Should Get Tough on Timber With Peru

A poorly enforced trade agreement continues to damage the environment and the economy.
Tags: News, United States, Peru, North American Free Trade Agreement, Logging Industry

British expat: What a predictable bloody mess

Rob Crilly writes that watching Brexit unfold from the United States is turning him into the second worst type of expat, the one who has nothing but harsh words for his homeland.
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A Harvard professor has a tip for entrepreneurs looking for the next big thing: Check out the electric-car market in China

In China, the electric-car market is "booming." That's according to Clayton Christensen, a Harvard Business School professor and an author of "The Prosperity Paradox." Christensen said electric cars in China are examples of "market-creating innovations," in that they make a product affordable and accessible to a broader swath of the population. In his new book, "The Prosperity Paradox," coauthored with Efosa Ojomo and Karen Dillon, Harvard Business School professor Clayton Christensen provide...
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