JD Supra Corporate Brief: Horton Victory, Tax Loopholes, Front Pay, Bird Deaths


On this day in 1945, the US Senate votes to approve the country’s participation in the newly-formed United Nations.

Horton heard a huge victory over the NLRB yesterday. Here’s Q&A with D.R. Horton’s lead lawyer on what the ruling means for all companies… (Ron Chapman, JD Supra Perspectives)

Lawmakers want to close loopholes that allow corporate tax deductions on fines and penalties paid to the government… (Christopher Hall and Nicholas Stewart at Saul Ewing)

You have less than 30 days to comply with California’s new “Do Not Track” law… (Chanley Howell and Peter Sanborn at Foley & Lardner)

Got imitators? Give ‘em the ole one-two punch: design patents and trade dress… (MoFo Tech)

Court rules SOX whistleblower not entitled to “front pay” in lieu of reinstatement to her former job… (Harris Mufson and Steven Pearlman at Proskauer)

Have recent judicial decisions brought much needed sanity to the TCPA auto-dialer debate? Maybe… (Gregory Blase at K&L Gates)

Another bank has taken a swing at the City of Richmond’s plan to seize underwater mortgages via eminent domain… (Brandt Hollander at Goodwin Procter)

The feds just hit Duke Energy with $1 million in criminal penalties for bird deaths caused by the company’s wind projects… (Donald Baur, Arthur Haubenstock, Patrick Ryan, and Nidhi Thakar at Perkins Coie)

The EU wants to impose more rules and higher taxes on digital companies… (Kate Brimsted, Caspar Fox, and Sachin Premnath at Reed Smith)

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