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  • Impact of US Tax Reform on Insurance Companies
    Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
    Jessica A. Hough, Sally A. Thurston, Robert C. Stevenson
    The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act made significant changes to provisions affecting both life and property and casualty insurance companies. Some of the provisions could affect the profitability of foreign-parented insurance companies with U.S. insurance operations, making the U.S. a less attractive jurisdiction in which to operate and potentially resulting in decreased competition and increased insurance premiums.
  • White House Infrastructure Plan — Perspectives for the P3 Market
    Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
    Lance T. Brasher, Joshua B. Nickerson
    On February 12, 2018, the Trump administration released its long-awaited infrastructure plan, titled “A Legislative Outline for Rebuilding Infrastructure in America.” The plan seeks to stimulate at least $1.5 trillion of new infrastructure investment (by leveraging $200 billion of federal funding over 10 years) and dramatically shorten the permitting process for infrastructure projects. The plan is generally supportive of public-private partnerships (P3s) and includes a number of specific elements that would benefit the U.S. P3 market.  
  • The Rise of Trade Secret Litigation in the Digital Age
    Wolters Kluwer's Intellectual Property Law Daily
    Douglas R. Nemec, P. Anthony Sammi, Scott M. Flanz