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The Benefits of Tax-exempt Institutional and State-sponsored Contribution Plans

The desire to ensure that grandchildren receive a high-caliber education can now be met with transfer of a 529 plan contribution fund to an estate or trust. Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) 26 U.S. Code, Section 529 is the federal statutory … Continue reading

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UK “No-Deal Brexit” Technical Notice Sets Out Plans on EU – UK Data Flows

By Grace Kim and Ezra Steinhardt On September 13, 2018, the UK government published a series of technical notices on how to prepare for a scenario in which the UK leaves the EU without agreement on March 29, 2019 (“no-deal … Continue reading

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Victory Cruises Plans Stops in the Great Lakes

Miami based Victory Cruise Lines will travel north with smaller boats, visiting smaller cities. From the Minneapolis Star Tribune, “With the cruising industry booming across the globe, officials in Duluth are betting that someday soon their ships will come in, … Continue reading

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Hurricane Florence Wreaks Havoc on Cruise Ship Vacation Plans

Hurricane Florence, roiling about in the Atlantic Ocean, in now throwing wind and high waves at cruise ship passengers’ vacation plans – itineraries for cruise ships leaving and going to ports along the East Coast are subject to changes. USA … Continue reading

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CMS Allows Step Therapy Under Medicare Advantage Plans

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) recently announced that, starting next year, Medicare Advantage (“MA”) plans will be allowed to require step therapy on Part B drugs and other physician-administered drugs. Step therapy requires patients to take generic … Continue reading

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