Best Lawyer/Law Firm

With a combined total of nearly 30 years’ experience, brothers Victor R. and Manuel “Manny” Parra are the powerhouse behind this year’s Best Law Firm. Parra Law Firm has swept the category for the sixth year in a row. Manny graduated from New York University School of Law while his brother, a former UTEP Miner,...

DR Congo mining code regulations signed into law

Regulations to implement Congo’s new mining code have been signed into law with no changes, advisers to the prime minister told Reuters on Saturday, despite objections from mining firms that have been threatening legal action. Prime Minister Bruno Tshibala signed the regulations into law overnight, his adviser Patrick Mutombo Buzangu told Reuters by telephone, but...

Blue states find ways to undercut GOP tax law

Residents of some blue states may get a surprisingly big tax cut thanks to workarounds state lawmakers are crafting to subvert a controversial new cap on deductions for state and local taxes. In places like New York, taxpayers will not only be able to claim the same break as before Republicans imposed a new $10,000...