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CMS Adds a Proposed Rule – Will it Affect Your Workers’ Compensation and Liability Claims?

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently added an item to the Unified Agenda, which may have an impact on your claims.  The Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory actions is a semiannual compilation of information about … Continue reading

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Opposition- opposed to the Gov's proposed abolition of the Family Court

For those of us who attended the national family law conference in Brisbane, there was an element of controversy between the Government and Opposition. Attorney-General Christian Porter spoke at length about his desire to reform the Family Court by:consolidating the … Continue reading

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Proposed Merger of QANTM IP and Xenith IP – Another Symptom of a Great Malaise in the Australian IP Services Market?

On 27 November 2018 QANTM IP Limited (ASX:QIP) and Xenith IP Group Limited (ASX:XIP) announced that they have entered into an agreement to merge through an all-scrip scheme of arrangement.  The merger is subject to approval by a court, and … Continue reading

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Proposed Rules Loosen Restrictions on Hardship Withdrawals

Based on proposed regulations released by the U.S. Department of Treasury on November 14, 2018 (the “Proposed Regulations”), participants in 401(k) and 403(b) plans may find it easier to get hardship withdrawals as early as plan years beginning after December … Continue reading

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Proposed IRS Rule Would Prevent Gift & Estate Tax "Clawback"

On November 20, 2018, IRS issued a proposed rule providing that individuals who make gifts while the basic exclusion amount (BEA) is temporarily doubled will get to take full advantage of that increased BEA for those gifts, even if the … Continue reading

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