Thanksgiving, quite possibly more than any other holiday, is a day devoted to time spent with loved ones. Families—both the immediate and extended—gather to share a meal and appreciation for what they have. But still, for some of those loved ones, Thanksgiving is still a workday.
This month, the Congressional Research Service (a research arm of Congress) released a comprehensive report, entitled Federal Proposals to Tax Marijuana: An Economic Analysis on the possibility of the federal government establishing a wholesale excise tax on cannabis products.
The U.S. Follows Canada’s Lead: Financial Regulatory Framework – OCC Finalizes Guidelines for Large Banks Regarding Heightened Standards for Risk Management and Governance
On September 2, 2014, the U.S. Department of Treasury, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (“OCC”) released final Guidelines (the “Guidelines”) aimed at strengthening the governance and risk management practices of large national banks, insured Federal savings associations, and insured Federal branches of foreign banks operating in the U.S. (“Banks”).
Now that Thanksgiving is over, Americans across the country are taking some time to relax, reflect, and digest. I know I will be doing all three, after enjoying a wonderful Thanksgiving Day surrounded by family, friends, food, and, yes, trademarks.
The federal district court in Alexandria, Virginia denied a motion to dismiss the Redskins trademark case, making it clear that the “Rocket Docket” is open for business and ready to hear cases brought by parties who are dissatisfied with decisions made by the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB).
The Most Hackable Month of the Year: Steps Companies Can Take to Protect Themselves from Data Breaches
In a few short days it will be Cyber Monday, the kickoff to the financial madness that is the holiday shopping season. For cybercriminals and fraudsters, December represents the mother lode of hackable data.
Are some Texas public adjusters criminally and unethically running for some lawyers in Texas? This was the accusation made by an insurance company defense firm in Keeping Pace With Texas Hail Claim ‘Case-Runners’.
The banking industry had a “positive quarter” in the third quarter of 2014, according to the FDIC”s latest Quarterly Banking Profile.
For some, the biggest benefit of Thanksgiving is the leftovers. That’s especially true for the cooks of the family, who know that the leftovers from Thursday’s dinner will give them a break from the kitchen on Friday.
The onset of legal liability in the New Year, following a mishap at the end of year work party, is an unpleasant reality for employers.
Temperatures Are Rising: The Mining Industry is Set to Heat Up with a Growing Potential for Strategic Deals
Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) recently released its 2014 Global Mining Report, Gathering Momentum: The Resurgence of M&A (the Report).