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majority decision issued on April 27, 2010, the U.S. Supreme Court held
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On July 21, 2010, President Obama signed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the Act), bringing to a close the national debate...
By Mark Smith and Adam B. Cohen In Rev. Rul. 2011-1 , released in advance form on December 16, 2010, the Internal Revenue Service (the Service) expanded the types of employee benefit plans that may participate in Rev. Rul. 81-100 group trusts, effective...
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In recent months, there have been major developments
regarding the economic sanctions imposed on Iran. In an effort...
By Carol Tello and Giovanna Sparagna
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by Robert J. Pile, Jennifer D. Lambert, and Heather J.
Third-party service providers to financial institutions
have often taken the position that they are not "financial institutions" for
purposes of federal law and thus are typically...