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Closer Connection exception to the substantial Presence Test

U.S. tax resident An individual is a U.S. tax resident if they meet either the below tests. 1. Lawful permanent resident test: An individual who holds a green card is considered a resident for tax purposes for the period of … Continue reading

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Gage County Loses Court Appeal–Moves Closer to Chapter 9 Bankruptcy

The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals has turned away an appeal of a $28.1 million dollar judgment awarded to 6 plaintiffs (commonly referred to as the Beatrice Six) for damages imposed by a federal jury for a reckless investigation and manufacturing … Continue reading

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California Legal Ethics Overhaul Brings State Closer to National Standards

After many years and an unsuccessful multi-year attempt that ended 2014, California has extensively revised its Rules of Professional Conduct for lawyers, bringing them more closely in line with the American Bar Association (ABA) Model Rules of Professional Conduct (“Model Rules”), which … Continue reading

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New Jersey Gets Closer to Restricting Non-Compete Agreements

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S.C. Supreme Court Takes Closer Look at Orders for Protection

The South Carolina Supreme Court issued an important decision today regarding cases heard under the Protection from Domestic Abuse Act.  This statute set forth in S.C. Code § 20-4-10 et seq enables victims of domestic violence to seek an "Order … Continue reading

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