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New amendments to Proposition 65 provide clarity and guidance to clear and reasonable warning requirements

This Client Alert from Reed Smith explains the changes and cover the clarifications and guidance provided by the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment on certain key provisions.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 13 December 2017 | Practice Area: Environmental Taxes

FERC chairman McIntyre granted 30-Day extension to act on Department of Energy’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

Newly installed FERC Chairman McIntyre has requested a 30-day extension to take final action on the Department of Energy’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Grid Reliability and Resilience Pricing.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 12 December 2017 | Practice Area: Administrative and Public Law

Reed Smith 2017 Southern California Wildfires Relief Resources Guide

Families and individuals impacted by this season’s wildfires in California will generally have claims for fire, smoke and/or ash damage to their homes, property within their homes, and automobiles.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 11 December 2017 | Practice Area: Insurance

Supreme Court of Ohio provides sales tax guidance on employment services

This briefing examines the Supreme Court of Ohio's decision in Accel Inc. v. Testa, in which it determined that some of a taxpayer’s purchases of employment services were not subject to Ohio sales tax.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 08 December 2017 | Practice Area: Contract of Employment and Statutory rights

Pending legislation seeks to secure Federal Government IoT

This briefing looks at the Internet of Things (IoT) Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2017, which seeks to impose heightened security standards on all IoT devices procured by any federal agency.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 07 December 2017 | Practice Area: Sale and Supply of Goods and Services

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At the End of Your Tether: Addressing, Responding to and Insuring Cryptocurrency Theft

The Tether hack illuminates the privacy, reputational, financial and recovery risks associated with issuing, owning and storing digital currencies. This article examines the risks.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 06 December 2017 | Practice Area: Financial Crime and Fraud

Montel Williams aims pot shot at cannabis trademark infringers

Talk show host and cannabis mogul Montel Williams recently filed suit against multiple medical marijuana retailers under the Lanham Act and Florida state law for trademark infringement. This article examines the case.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 05 December 2017 | Practice Area: Litigation

NJ Tax Court: Extraterritorial income not subject to Corporation Business Tax

This briefing examines the recent judgment by the New Jersey Tax Court, concerning Infosys Limited of India Inc.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 04 December 2017 | Practice Area: Corporation Tax

Ninth Circuit affirms Grand Jury subpoena for identity of Glassdoor users

A November 2017 decision by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has weighed in on the expectation of privacy and First Amendment rights afforded to anonymous contributors to online content. This article examines the case.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 01 December 2017 | Practice Area: E-Commerce

Amendments to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure effective on December 1, 2017

Amendments to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure become effective December 1, 2017. This article from Reed Smith highlights those amendments.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 30 November 2017 | Practice Area: Insolvency

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