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SEC Enforcement Division Highlights Priorities for 2018

The co-directors of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Enforcement Division, Stephanie Avakian and Steven Peikin, recently released the SEC division’s 2017 annual report and took the opportunity to highlight their enforcement priorities.

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Tax Reform: House and Senate Have Agreement in Principle on Tax Reform

U.S. House and Senate Republicans have reached a deal that reconciles the differences between the House and Senate tax reform plans, paving the way for a final vote next week and final passage of tax reform by Christmas.

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2017 Removal Roundup: How Can Defendants Get Into Federal Court?

Schiff Hardin Product Liability & Mass Torts Blog

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Schiff Hardin Represents First Mid-Illinois Bancshares in Acquisition of First BancTrust Corporation

Schiff Hardin is representing First Mid-Illinois Bancshares, a financial holding company, in its acquisition of First BancTrust Corporation.

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Imron Aly Named Among Most Influential Minority Lawyers in Chicago

Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to announce that Imron Aly, partner and Intellectual Property Group co-leader, has been recognized as a Most Influential Minority Lawyer in Chicago by Crain’s Chicago Business.

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Recent Developments in Estate and Trust Administration

American Bankers Association 2017 Trust and Estate Planning Series

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Why Not Evasion?

Tax Notes

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Using AIA’s Digital Practice Documents to Manage the Risks of BIM and Digital Data

ABA Forum on Construction Law (Division 3/Design), “Hot Topics” Webinar

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Judge Quoted on TPA Responsibility of Contracted Sales Companies

Partner Jonathan Judge was quoted on third-party administrator (TPA) Health Insurance Innovations (HII) and their relationship with third-party call centers currently under a multistate examination for their insurance policy sales practices.

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Penal Code Section 597.1 – From Every Angle

State Humane Association of California

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Long Beach, Calif.
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Four Issues that Grabbed the U.S. Supreme Court’s Attention on Constitutionality of Inter Partes Review

IPRs have become a common, attractive tool for patent challengers because of their more favorable standard of review and one-year deadline to final written decision.

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Schiff Hardin Advises Yukon Partners in Third Mezzanine Fund

Schiff advised Yukon Partners on its third mezzanine fund, Yukon Capital Partners III (Fund III).

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CPSC Issues Final Rule on Phthalates in Toys and Child Care Products

Schiff Hardin Product Liability & Mass Torts Blog

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Schiff Represents H. D. Smith in Acquisition by AmerisourceBergen

Schiff Hardin LLP is advising H. D. Smith, the largest privately held wholesaler in the United States, in its pending acquisition by AmerisourceBergen for $815 million.

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The EPA and Army Propose to Delay WOTUS Rule until 2020

Schiff Hardin Energy & Environmental Law Adviser

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Tips on How to Proactively Address Workplace Harassment

Schiff Hardin Employment Law Landscape

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The Role of the Board of Directors and Audit Committee within Farm Credit System

FCC Services Director Leadership Conference The Connected Age: Discerning Disruption

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Fernandina Beach, Fla.
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Decanting of Irrevocable Trusts

Estate Planning Council of Greater Joliet November Meeting

Location:
Lockport, Ill.