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  • Blog: Waller Law BlogMajor tax changes in draft reconciliation billPosted on September 15, 2021 by
    These provisions are subject to ongoing negotiations, and some are more likely to pass than others.
  • Blog: Hunton Immigration and Nationality LawOctober 2021 Visa Bulletin – A Disappointing Start to the New Fiscal YearPosted on September 13, 2021 by Courtland C. Witherup
    The Visa Bulletin is released monthly by the Department of State and is used to determine when a sponsored foreign national can submit the final step of the green card process, or if already pending, when the final step can be adjudicated. Below is a summary of the October Visa Bulletin, including Final Action Dates... Continue Reading
  • Blog: Appellate InsightJumping the Gun: What Happens If a Notice of Appeal Is Filed While Post-Trial Motions Are Pending?Posted on September 13, 2021 by Josephine Mason Petrick
    Sometimes, due to inadvertence, eagerness to move the case along, or strategic considerations, litigants will jump the gun and file a notice of appeal while post-trial motions are pending.  What are the consequences of this strategy in California? It depends.  For certain post-trial motions, a superior court retains jurisdiction to rule on them even though […] The post Jumping the Gun: What Happens If a Notice of Appeal Is Filed While Post-Trial Motions Are Pending? first appeared on Appellate Insight.
  • Blog: Exempt Org Resource - Nonprofit Law BlogSupreme Court Invalidates California Schedule B Disclosure LawPosted on July 6, 2021 by Michael D. Schwartz, Laura E. Butzel, Justin Zaremby
    On July 1, the Supreme Court issued a major decision concerning nonprofit donor disclosure laws and the First Amendment.  In Americans for Prosperity Foundation v. Bonta, No. 19-251, the Court held that a California law requiring charitable organizations to file their annual I.R.S. Form 990 Schedule Bs with the State—and thus disclose the names and [...]
  • Blog: Cannabis Law BlogMIOSHA Issues Revised Emergency Rules Governing Return To WorkPosted on May 24, 2021 by James F. Hermon
    Although the State of Michigan announced several weeks ago that employers would be permitted to require employees to return to “in-person” work, the emergency rules issued by MIOSHA prohibiting in-person work remained in place. Those emergency rules were rescinded earlier today and replaced with a new set of emergency rules that will remain in effect until October 14, 2021. As suspected, the new MIOSHA emergency rules keep in place several restrictions upon employers who have decided to reopen their offices for in-person work. While a careful reading of the new MIOSHA em...
  • Blog: The Law of OrderCOVID-19: 3 Things Most People Get Wrong About Virtual MeetingsPosted on March 20, 2020 by Sarah E. Merkle
    If you think your board and annual meetings are dull, I have just the thing to liven them up. Make them virtual! That’s right. For a small fee – or maybe even for free – you can hold a meeting on the phone or on the computer, where we will all surely make better decisions... Continue Reading

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