Industrial & Manufacturing Blog
- Blog: Antitrust UpdateNo Use Crying Over Settled Claims?: Second Circuit Affirms Approval of Dairy Farmers’ SettlementPosted on April 21, 2017 by This week, the Second Circuit affirmed the approval of a $50 million agreement settling price-fixing claims brought by a class of farmers against a dairy cooperative and a dairy marketing company. The settlement in Allen et al. v. Dairy Farmers of America et al. was notable for at least two reasons that were seemingly at [...]
- Blog: Automotive Warranty & Recall BlogOne Question Answered – Two Issues Raised (Internal Legal Memorandum 201711009)Posted on April 20, 2017 by Lance HallIn an Internal Legal Memorandum dated November 4, 2016, but released on March 17, 2017, the IRS’s Chief Counsel Advice Appeals Team Case Leader responded to a question posed in a “request for assistance” by the Senior Technical Reviewer for Procedure and Administration regarding a sizable number of pieces of art donated to a charity. […]
- Blog: Infrastructure Law and Policy BlogMichigan “TIF on Steroids” is BackPosted on February 23, 2017 by Jarrod T. SmithMichigan “TIF on Steroids” is back. Infrastructure, and the financing of it, have become hot topics both in Michigan and nationally. On December, 1, 2016 information was contributed about legislation expanding tax increment financing pursuant to Act 381 of 1996 for large “transformational” projects. Those bills did not pass in lame duck. Almost identical legislation was introduced on February 7 as Senate Bills 111, 112, 113, 114 and 115. These bills were reported out of Committee on February 21 and passed the State Senate on February 22. They were received by the...