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Wednesday, 23 September, 2020

How the 2020 Election Might Impact Estate Planning

There has been a lot of discussion about the impact that the upcoming election might have on federal gift and estate tax law. In light of this, we feel that it would be helpful to provide an update of the current situation and a brief summary of some of the planning opportunities that may be beneficial in the current environment. MORE.

Wednesday, 23 September, 2020

Prevented from downsizing serviced office space?

Edwin Coe LLP is assisting a group of serviced office licensees, who have taken on office space from one provider on the understanding that they would be able to up or downsize that space according to their changing business needs, but who have now been told that they are unable to downsize. MORE.

Tuesday, 22 September, 2020

(Indian) Aircraft (Amendment) Act, 2020: More Teeth For Aviation Regulators

Aircraft (Amendment) Act, 2020 (“Amendment Act”) has received the assent of the President of India and will soon be notified as law. MORE.

Monday, 21 September, 2020

New Practice on Non-profit Purposes for Foundations

In a binding answer, the Danish Tax Agency has considered whether a fund's acquisition of a condominium could be regarded as a deductible internal distribution. MORE.

Monday, 21 September, 2020

Important Changes to FFCRA Leave Requirements

On September 11, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued revised regulations addressing the availability of employee leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). MORE.

Thursday, 17 September, 2020

Pennsylvania’s Spousal Elective Share

Disinheriting a spouse in Pennsylvania is not as simple as leaving a spouse nothing under the Will. MORE.

Thursday, 17 September, 2020

Give Our Youth a Sporting Chance, Please

Hong Kong’s frustrated sports enthusiasts have some reason to be happy this week, but don’t expect any wild celebrations. MORE.

Tuesday, 15 September, 2020

Employment: Key Facts & Figures 2020-21

Edwin Coe has published an employment facts and figures card for 2020-21, which is designed as a quick reference tool. MORE.

Friday, 11 September, 2020

Local Government Caretaker Period Reminder

We all know that Council elections are to be held on 24 October 2020, and that the Caretaker Period is almost upon us, commencing 22 September 2020. Here are some last minute reminders for Councils. MORE.

Friday, 11 September, 2020

Climate Change Litigation Initiative (C2LI)

Drawing on our wealth of experience in environmental law and climate change, Lipa Meir & Co. is proud that Tzipi Iser Itsiq, Dr. Tzipi Iser Itsiq, Head of our Environmental Protection, Cleantech and Clean Energy Department,  has co-authored the Israel chapter of “Comparative Climate Change Litigation – Beyond the Usual Suspects.” MORE.

Thursday, 10 September, 2020

Department Of Labor Clarifies Reimbursement for Delivery Drivers

Across the country, numerous class and collective actions have been filed against food delivery companies, especially pizza restaurants, by drivers claiming they are not paid enough for delivery-related expenses. MORE.

Thursday, 10 September, 2020

Final Opportunity to File – 2020 Florida Annual Uniform Business Reports

The deadline to file a 2020 Florida Annual Uniform Business Report for your Corporation, Limited Liability Company, Limited Partnership, or Limited Liability Limited Partnership to maintain its active status with the State of Florida was June 30, 2020. MORE.