Tag Archives: Position

Improbable Position by IRS Sufficient to Impose Tax

The Transupport, Inc. v. Commissioner, No. 17-1265 (1st Cir. 2018) case involved evidence that was not sufficient to support imposing a penalty, but the same evidence was sufficient to hold the taxpayer liable for the tax. The case provides an … Continue reading

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The Federal Circuit Will Rule on the Government’s “Heads I Win, Tails You Lose” Position on Recovering Attorney’s Fees As “Expenses”

According to the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“PTO”), an applicant for a patent that tries to challenge the PTO’s denial of a patent by filing a civil action in federal district court should lose even if it wins, … Continue reading

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OPC position on online reputation: search engines must de-index privacy violating personal information

Are search engines subject to PIPEDA? Should they be required to de-index web pages such as when information about an individual is inaccurate, incomplete or outdated, ;or when the linked to information is illegal? Should search engines be subject to a … Continue reading

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Call For Applications: Erasmus School of Law Post-Doc Research Position

Erasmus School of Law (ESL) is appointing a post-doc researcher (1 year, renewable) in interdisciplinary studies of the rule of law and human rights to work within the research project Integrating Normative and Functional Approaches to the Rule of Law … Continue reading

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Democrats join Dodd-Frank position limits policy-making

Democrats join Dodd-Frank position limits policy-making Last week, Democrats in the House and Senate introduced matching bills entitled "Anti-Excessive Speculation Act of 2011." H.R. 3006 and S. 1598 seek to override the position limits rule currently being drafted by the … Continue reading

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