We are pleased to announce that two other lawyers joined the group of partners of the law firm: attorney Beata Bieniek-Wiera and legal advisor Paweł Karasiński. Read more.
By: Advaya Legal. India is likely to be the fastest growing economy in 2018 with growth expected to accelerate to 7.3% year as per the World Bank’s Global Economic Prospects Report, 2018. On top of that, India also significantly improved its ranking in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Index 2018. This positive trajectory can
By: Williams Parker Harrison Dietz & Getzen. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act provided clarity to a question of how to treat gain or loss from the sale or exchange of a partnership interest held by a foreign person. The IRS, through Revenue Ruling 91-32, previously provided that “the gain realized by a foreign partner upon
By: Rich May. On January 11, 2018, the Massachusetts Superior Court issued an Order in Bickford’s, Inc. v. Waltham Ventures, LLC, granting Bickford’s’ Motion for Summary Judgment and awarding it $170,000 plus attorney’s fees and interest while leaving open its claim for multiple damages under MGL Chapter 93A, the Massachusetts Consumer Protection Act. Read more.
By: Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP. In what is becoming one of the hottest topics in Pennsylvania Child Custody Law, in loco parentis took center stage before the Superior Court in the recent case of MJS v. BB v. BB, ___ A.3d ___, 2017 Pa. Super 327 (Oct. 17). This case is one of three cases to address in
By: Boase Cohen & Collins. Five months ago, following a high-profile Court of Appeal judgment that brought the jailing of three young pro-democracy activists, I wrote a blog offering a robust defence of Hong Kong’s Judiciary regarding its independence and freedom of decision-making. “Was there political interference in the arrest, prosecution, trial and imprisonment of Alex Chow, Nathan
By: Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP. The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 (the act), signed into law by President Trump on February 9, 2018 includes provisions that more than double the penalties to which health care providers may be subject under the federal health care fraud and abuse laws. Read more.
By: Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP. As part of federal tax reform, Congress created a new “Qualified Opportunity Zone” program to encourage investment in businesses that are located in low-income communities. Under this program, a taxpayer who recognizes gain on the sale of property (including, for example, investment assets such as stock or other security
By: Williams Parker Harrison Dietz & Getzen. The law firm of Williams Parker and The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce recently hosted “A Legacy of Leadership.” The event, held at Williams Parker, brought together The Chamber’s past Board chairs and current Board of Directors for a reception to honor the history of the organization and celebrate
By: Russell Kennedy. On 1 November 2017, the Victorian Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme was expanded to cover all disability services providers, including NDIS providers that are registered with the Department of Health and Human Services, with a 1 February 2018 deadline for completing all checks on existing disability workers. Read more. The DWES previously only applied