Supreme Court Narrows Use of Structured Dismissals


On March 22, 2017, in a 6-2 decision, the United States Supreme Court reversed the Third Circuit and held that distributions made pursuant to a structured dismissal must follow the Bankruptcy Code’s priority rules unless the affected creditors consent.
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Treasury to Suspend Sales of State and Local Government Series Securities


The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Bureau of the Fiscal Service (the “Treasury”) announced on March 8, 2017...
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2017 Hot Topics in Employment Law Seminar Highlights


On February 24, 2017, the Miles & Stockbridge Labor, Employment, Benefits & Immigration practice group presented its fourteenth annual Hot Topics in Employment Law seminar to an audience of nearly four hundred clients and members of the Baltimore business community.
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401(k) Plan Design and its Effect on Employees’ Retirement Readiness


Most American adults are concerned that they will not be able to retire or will outlive their retirement income.
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IRS Issues New Guidance on TIGER Grants


In Revenue Procedure 2017-22, the IRS clarified earlier guidance regarding safe harbors for corporate taxpayers receiving grants from the government for capital improvements to transportation services.
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