Law Newswatch
Attorney General Frosh Joins Federal Lawsuit to Protect Tipped Workers
19 Jan 2021 20:24:51 UT
Media Contacts: Brian E. Frosh Press@oag.state.md.us Attorney General 410-576-7009 Attorney General Frosh Joins Federal Lawsuit to Protect Tipped Workers BALTIMORE, MD (January 19,...
IRS Issues Final Regulations for PE Fund Carried Interest Qualification as Long-Term Capital Gain
19 Jan 2021 20:15:45 UT
, Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) and Treasury Department issued final regulations ( T.D. 9945 ) on the tax treatment of private equity fund (“PE Fund”) carried interest (“CI”) under Internal...
Supreme Court justices lean toward FCC bid to loosen media ownership rules
19 Jan 2021 19:50:21 UT
By Andrew Chung Jan 19 (Reuters) - Conservative U.S. Supreme Court justices signaled sympathy on Tuesday toward a bid by President Donald Trump's administration, backed by broadcast companies, to...
Regulatory Change in 2021: The Potential Pace and Scope
19 Jan 2021 19:17:42 UT
New presidential administrations bring about change. However, the implications for bank regulatory compliance depend on the president-elect’s agenda and the current economic environment. All...
California’s revamped consumer protection agency subpoenas debt collectors, signaling more regulation in Biden era
19 Jan 2021 19:15:16 UT
California’s newly empowered consumer protection agency is investigating twelve debt collectors for engaging in predatory practices, Yahoo Finance has learned. The California Department of...
D.C. Circuit strikes down Trump EPA's power plant carbon rule
19 Jan 2021 18:58:17 UT
In a blow to the Trump administration's regulatory agenda, a federal appeals court vacated the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Affordable Clean Energy rule regulating carbon dioxide emissions...
Native Activists File Suit After Trump Officials Hand Sacred Land to Foreign Mining Firm
19 Jan 2021 18:38:51 UT
The land swap deal between the U.S. government and British-Australian corporate mining giant Rio Tinto and its subsidiary, Resolution Copper, went into effect last week. But, the true Native owners...
ACLU sues feds over withholding records in immigration cases
19 Jan 2021 18:21:20 UT
Jan. 19, 2021 Updated: Jan. 19, 2021 1:23 p.m. BOSTON (AP) — The federal government routinely denies access to records that may help defendants in immigration cases, putting immigrants facing...
Health And Dental Insurers Subject To Federal Antitrust Laws
19 Jan 2021 17:35:18 UT
, President Trump signed the Competitive Health Insurance Reform Act of 2020 into the law. The bipartisan legislation was passed by voice vote in the U.S. House of Representatives in September 2020...
Missouri ‘Elevate the Age’ Regulation Ignored by Prosecutors Over Funding
19 Jan 2021 16:50:33 UT
An unidentified youth faces sentencing in California courtroom. Picture courtesy Journal of Social Change. In the beginning of the yr, a brand new Missouri regulation elevating the age at...

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