By: Guillermo CabanellasMarcelo Etchebarne
The Argentine Supreme Court has ruled in a case concerning the appointment and relocation of three federal judges and involving actions by the executive and legislative branches.

The decision


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By: Mariana Muñiz-LaraCamille Álvarez
Due to the significant increase in contagions and hospitalizations in connection with the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic during the last two weeks, the Governor of Puerto Rico has


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By: Manuel López-Zambrana | Janine Guzman | Juan Feliciano

On June 22, 2020, the Puerto Rico Treasury Department (“PRTD”) issued Internal Revenue Circular Letter 20-29 (“IRCL 20-29”) to extend the period until December 31, 2020
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By: John M. Hillebrecht | Jessica A. Masella | Scott R. WilsonMichael D. Manzo

On Monday, June 22, 2020, the Second Circuit affirmed the “honest services wire fraud” convictions of two former officials
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