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Orrick WebEx: Recent Developments Affecting Taxpayers and their Representatives

  On June 28 at 9:00 AM EST, please join Orrick’s Tax Advocacy Group for a WebEx presentation on issues that continually permeate audits and investigations, recent developments in the law, and the new frontier of cryptocurrency. Click here to register. Connection details … Continue reading

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How Opioids Are Affecting Lawsuits in Texas

When attempting to identify the underlying causes of America’s nation-wide opioid epidemic, it is impossible not to mention the role of manufacturers and distributors in creating this monster. Yet, throughout the growing crisis, these multi-billion-dollar companies have been able to … Continue reading

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Social Links: Laws affecting politicians using Twitter & tourists taking photos; the GDPR takes effect; lost Bitcoins

Finding that President Trump’s Twitter feed constitutes a public forum, a federal judge in New York City held that it’s a First Amendment violation when the President or one of his assistants blocks a Twitter user from viewing or responding … Continue reading

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South Carolina Legislative Update: Bill Affecting HOAs and Condos Signed Into Law

A South Carolina bill we have been watching for more than a year was signed into law by the Governor yesterday, May 17, 2018.  House Bill 3886 is the first SC bill specifically directed at homeowners associations and condominiums in … Continue reading

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A new “Passenger Bill of Rights” and other potential legislative changes affecting the Canadian airline industry

Bill C-49, the Transportation Modernization Act (the “Act”), had its 2nd reading in the House of Commons on June 19, 2017.  The Act consists of a package of amendments to the Canada Transportation Act, S.C. 1996, c. 10, as well … Continue reading

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