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2nd Circuit Reinforces Standard of Proof to Rebut Class Certification

On January 30, 2018 by Schnader in Class Action

When a plaintiff in a securities fraud class action seeks to support a motion for class certification using a presumption of reliance where the stock trades in an efficient market, what burden does a defendant have to rebut the presumption to defeat class certification? That is, does the defendant bear […]

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The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Impact and Planning

On December 22, 2017 by Schnader in Client Alerts

On December 20, 2017, Congress passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the “Act”) instituting sweeping changes to the Internal Revenue Code. By now, many taxpayers are familiar with the ‘big ticket’ changes the Act brings to the tax code. Effective January 1, 2018, the federal estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer […]

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