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Thomas A. Robinson
Pennsylvania: Firefighter’s Cancer Claim Found to be Time-Barred

A Pennsylvania appellate court affirmed the denial of workers’ compensation benefits relating to the occupational disease of cancer suffered by a firefighter because the claim was not brought within 600 weeks of the firefighter’s last exposure...

Thomas A. Robinson
Virginia: Police Body Camera Dooms Officer’s Slip and Fall Claim

A Virginia police officer was appropriately denied workers’ compensation benefits for an injury he sustained when he slipped on a stairway while investigating a potential burglary at a private residence. The appeals court, following Virginia’s...

Neil Aragones
New Regs on Earnings Strippings Transactions

On October 13, 2016, the Treasury and IRS issued regulations [T.D. 9790 (Oct. 13, 2016)] finalizing and revising proposed regulations issued earlier in the year that targeted post-inversion earnings strippings transactions, which are certain related-party...

Daniel M. Kowalski
EVUS Final Rules, Notice

DHS Final Rule, Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 203 / Thursday, October 20, 2016 - "This rule amends the Department of Homeland Security’s regulations to establish the Electronic Visa Update System (‘‘EVUS’’). This system...

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Daniel M. Kowalski
Unpub. CA3 CAT Remand; Mexico; Sinaloa Cartel; Acquiescence - Guerrero v. Atty. Gen.

Guerrero v. Atty. Gen., Oct. 18, 2016 - "The agency construed the “acquiescence” standard too narrowly. In emphasizing the Mexican government’s efforts to combat the drug cartels and root out corruption, the IJ assumed that as long...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Advance Copies of EVUS Final Rules, Notice

To be published in the Federal Register on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016: DHS - Establishment of the Electronic Visa Update System (EVUS) DOS - Visa Information Update Requirements under the Electronic Visa Update DHS - Electronic Visa Update System...