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House Oversight Committee clears Modernizing Government Technology Act

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee recently passed, with unanimous support, the revised “Modernizing Government Technology Act.”

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

Trying to hit a moving target

Practical advice for mitigating litigation risk under the DOL Fiduciary Rule.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 08 May 2017 | Practice Area: Central Government

The National Security Investigation Of Steel Products

The Commerce Department invoked a rarely used statute to begin an investigation into whether the current levels of steel imports are endangering the US’s national security.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 02 May 2017 | Practice Area: Central Government

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The Plaintiffs’ Bar’s Campaign to Expand Data Privacy and Security Litigation

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 28 April 2017 | Practice Area: Business of law

Pennsylvania Court confirms multiple trigger for environmental claims

Recently, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania gave policyholders another victory in the continuing battle with insurers over application of the “multiple trigger” doctrine.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 27 April 2017 | Practice Area: Litigation

New Jersey Court issues nonbusiness income decision

The New Jersey Tax Court has published its opinion in Xylem Dewatering Solutions, Inc. v. Director, Division of Taxation.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 26 April 2017 | Practice Area: Company Administration

Moving beyond the learned intermediary doctrine

Manufacturers of highly sophisticated medical devices may be subject to an additional duty to warn hospitals when such devices are sold in the state of Washington.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 25 April 2017 | Practice Area: Social Welfare

Commercial Restructuring & Bankruptcy Alert

Welcome to the April 2017 issue of the CR&B Alert, the newsletter produced by Reed Smith's Commercial Restructuring & Bankruptcy Group.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 24 April 2017 | Practice Area: Commercial Law

Pennsylvania amnesty begins this week, but VDA program still the better option for many non-filers

Any taxpayer eligible for Pennsylvania’s VDA program should carefully consider the benefits and risks of the VDA program before choosing amnesty.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 21 April 2017 | Practice Area: Company Administration

Appellate Court upholds City of San Diego’s pension reform measure against unfair labor practices charge

The Fourth District Court of Appeal considered an unfair labor practices challenge brought by unions against the city of San Diego under the state’s Meyers-Milias-Brown Act.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 20 April 2017 | Practice Area: Litigation

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