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Securities Arbitration

The Bar Association of San Francisco

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San Francisco, Calif.

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Special Considerations for Investments in REITs

American College of Investment Council 2017 Fall Annual Meeting and Education Conference

Location:
New York, N.Y.
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Regulatory Update

Financial Managers Society, Fall Education Forum

Location:
Oak Brook, Ill.
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Summaries of State Decanting Statutes

Decanting is a technique that permits a trustee to make certain modifications to an irrevocable trust. While a few states permit decanting under the common law, about half of the states have adopted decanting statutes.

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Employer-Sponsored Charities May Allow Businesses to Help Employees Affected by Recent Disasters

The destruction caused by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria and the wildfires in California have led to an outpouring of charitable gifts and donations.

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SEC Proposed Rule Changes Intended to Simplify Regulation S-K

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed rule amendments last week that are intended to both simplify and modernize Regulation S-K’s disclosure requirements.

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Citizen Suits and Community Complaints (Odors)

2017 Air Quality Management Conference

Location:
Oakbrook Terrace, Ill.
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Emerging Air Regulatory Landscape: Where is it Headed?

2017 Air Quality Management Conference

Location:
Oakbrook Terrace, Ill.
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Engineer-Led Design Build: Simple, Safe & Profitable

American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Fall Conference

Location:
Orlando, Fla.
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Diagnostic Tools for Estate and Business Succession Planning

10th Annual Trusts & Estates Seminar

Location:
Bolingbrook, Ill.
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Annual Business Valuation Symposium: A Guide to the Changing Legal Environment

Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education

Location:
Chicago, Ill.
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Pruitt Declares “The War Against Coal is Over”

Schiff Hardin Energy & Environmental Law Adviser

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Schiff Hardin Adds Product Liability and Class Action Lawyer Steven E. Swaney in San Francisco

Schiff Hardin LLP today announced the addition of Steven E. Swaney as a partner in the Product Liability and Mass Torts Practice in the San Francisco office.

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Treasury to Withdraw Proposed Regulations Restricting or Eliminating Valuation Discounts

The U.S. Department of the Treasury plans to withdraw proposed regulations issued in August 2016 that would have narrowed or eliminated taxpayers’ ability to claim valuation discounts on transfers of interests in family-controlled entities.

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What Every Lawyer Should Know About Insurance Coverage

San Francisco Bar Association, Arbitration Section

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San Francisco, Calif.
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Muhammad Ali Enterprises Files Complaint in Federal Court in Chicago Against Fox Broadcasting Company for $30 Million

Today Muhammad Ali Enterprises filed a complaint in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois against Fox Broadcasting Company seeking in excess of $30 million in damages for Fox’s unauthorized use of Muhammad Ali’s identity in a promotional video that Fox broadcast immediately before the start of Fox’s broadcast of the 2017 Super Bowl.