On Thursday, the Federal Election Commission (FEC) was unable to agree on whether Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. could sponsor a Separate Segregated Fund (a corporate “SSF” or “PAC” in common parlance) that solicited contributions from the employees of its dealers and service centers.
New Jersey Governor Nominates Chief of Staff Kevin O’Dowd as Attorney General
On Remand from the U.S. Supreme Court, Federal Circuit Affirms Ruling That Temporary Flooding Resulted in Compensable Taking
As you may recall, last December we reported on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Arkansas Game and Fish Commission v. United States, in which the Supreme Court held that government-induced flooding of limited duration may be compensable.
The four military service chiefs presented a gloomy picture of the projected effects of sequestration and a continuing resolution on their respective branches to Senators at an Armed Services Committee hearing on November 7th.
Jurors have a unique perspective on our legal system. Recently, I had the opportunity to speak with someone who served on a jury this fall in California Municipal Court. The trial concerned a wrongful termination claim by a former employee against a small business. More than one million dollars was at stake.
The four military service chiefs presented a gloomy picture of the projected effects of sequestration and a continuing resolution on their respective branches to Senators at an Armed Services Committee hearing on November 7th. While the House of Representatives has already passed both a defense appropriations bill and a defense authorization bill for fiscal year 2014, the Senate has done neither – even as the 1st quarter of fiscal year 2014 draws to a close.
Under current law, advertising costs are fully deductible as an ordinary business expense. As our DLA Piper colleagues Evan Migdail and Bruce Thompson write in a new client alert: “Both the House and Senate Tax Committee chairmen are considering proposals to limit the deduction for advertising expenses.”
As usual, the it is a well attended conference Federal Student Aid (FSA) Conference here in Las Vegas is well attended.