1. JD Supra Morning Brief: HIPAA Rules, Lance Armstrong, Tax Preparers, On-campus Fracking

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    Lehman gives creditors 90 days to cash distributions before the checks become worthless. Will the judge overseeing Lehman’s bankruptcy uphold the deadline? (Bloomberg Law

    Skadden’s 2013 Insights: 180+ pages of commentary and analysis of many of the key corporate legal issues for the new year… (Skadden

    HIPAA Rules! And it’s about time… (Womble Carlyle

    It’s no joke: on April 1, 2013, UK companies can opt into a new regime that lowers their corporation tax on income derived from intellectual property rights (McDermott Will & Emery

    One benefit of Lance Armstrong’s confession: compliance officers can learn a lot from this “true sociopath” (Michael Volkov

    Colleges could potentially lower tuition costs by allowing on campus fracking. (Baker Donelson

    The new USCIS “unlawful presence waiver” provides immediate relatives of US citizens an opportunity to remain in the country while their own immigrant visa applications are processed (Ogletree Deakins

    What’s the going rate for merging in Europe without notifying and seeking prior approval from the European Commission? €20 million (King & Spalding

     Just in time for tax season: a DC District Court ruling finds that the IRS’ attempt to regulate tax preparers is unconstitutional (Charles “Chuck” Rubin

    What do nanotechnology and asbestos have in common? A lot more than you might think… (Orrick

    Is anonymity in the New York art-auction world a thing of the past? (Sheppard Mullin

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