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  • November 16, 2018

    Austin Paid Sick Leave Law Axed By Texas Appeals Court

    A Texas appeals court on Friday blocked the city of Austin’s ordinance making employers give workers paid sick time, agreeing with the state and a business coalition that the law is unconstitutional.

  • November 16, 2018

    Taxation With Representation: Jones Day, Simpson, Gibson

    In this week’s Taxation With Representation, SAP SE inks an $8 billion cash deal for Qualtrics International Inc., Veritas Capital and Elliott Management affiliate Evergreen Coast Capital takes Athenahealth private for $5.7 billion, and Johnson Controls sells its power solutions business to Brookfield Business Partners for $13.2 billion.

  • November 15, 2018

    US Chamber, ERISA Group Want PwC Retirees' Suit Axed

    The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, ERISA Industry Committee and other industry groups urged the Second Circuit not to revive a class of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP retirees' Employee Retirement Income Security Act suit, arguing that their appeal was based on a "fundamental misunderstanding."

  • November 15, 2018

    Trump's PBGC Nominee Clears Senate Finance Committee

    President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp., a former businessman who is related to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., cleared the Senate Finance Committee by a vote of 25-2 on Thursday, with two Democratic lawmakers from largely blue-collar states voting against him.

  • November 15, 2018

    Funds Managing $4.83T In Assets Sign Gun Safety Principles

    The California Public Employees’ Retirement System, State Street Global Advisors and other institutional investors managing a total of $4.83 trillion in assets have signed off on a set of principles aimed at creating a “framework to advance a responsible civilian firearms industry” in the U.S.

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