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Reasonable Cause Exception to Estate Tax Failure to File or Pay Penalties

Editor's Note: Portions of this article are excerpted from Matthew Bender's How to Save Time & Taxes Preparing Fiduciary Income Tax Returns ... [A] fiduciary can be liable for penalties for failure to file a decedent's or estate's...

Duane Morris LLP
Possible Shift of Perspectives on Breadth of NEPA Review; CEQ's Draft Greenhouse Gas Guidance

Pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA),[1] and the corresponding NEPA regulations issued by the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ)[2] and the respective reviewing agencies, federal agencies are required to consider the environmental...

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DLA Piper: 11th Circuit Opinion On Ascertainability Will Likely Make It Tougher To Certify Class Of Purchasers Of Small-Dollar Consumer Products

By E. Colin Thompson A panel of the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, in an unpublished opinion, has issued a much-anticipated decision regarding the implicit ascertainability requirement for class certification. The court held that a plaintiff...

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DLA Piper: FCC Approves Order On 21 Pending Petitions Seeking Clarification Of The TCPA: Key Points

By Lesli C. Esposito and John D. Huh In a vote of three to two, with voting falling along political party lines, the Federal Communications Commission approved an order addressing 21 pending petitions seeking clarifications of various aspects of the...

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DLA Piper Energy Bulletin

This regular publication by DLA Piper lawyers focuses on helping clients navigate the ever-changing business, legal and regulatory landscape. • Railroad industry leader sees jump ahead in volume of crude-by-rail. Are oil companies...

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DLA Piper: Federal Court Blocks Rule Restricting Telemedicine Practice In Texas

By Nathan Fish and Frank E. Sheeder A federal court has temporarily enjoined the Texas Medical Board (TMB) from implementing and enforcing a rule restricting the practice of telemedicine pending resolution of an antitrust lawsuit filed by Teladoc,...