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click to watch Videocast: Eversheds Sutherland SALT Scoreboard – 2016 Year in Review
Videocast: Eversheds Sutherland SALT Scoreboard – 2016 Year in Review
Associate, Washington, DC
Associate, Washington, DC
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) is considering allowing financial technology (fintech) companies to be chartered as special-purpose national banks. Although the planning is still at a preliminary stage, the OCC’s December 2, 2016 white paper makes clear that chartered companies would face the same regulatory scrutiny, and enjoy the same preemption privileges, as full-service national banks.1 The December white paper follows a March 2016 white paper2 published by the OCC on the same subject and, in October 2016, the OCC announced the establishment of an Office of Innovation to ... more

Legal Alerts
Legal Alert: LB&I to Closely Scrutinize Basket Transactions February 21, 2017
The Large Business and International (LB&I) Division of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced its first 13 issue-based campaigns on January 31, 2017. As discussed in a prior Eversheds ...
FINRA Is Ready To Focus On 'Blocking And Tackling' February 3, 2017
As the football season was winding down, on January 4, 2017, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) published its 2017 Annual Regulatory and Examination Priorities Letter. According to ...
Alabama Tax Tribunal Determines Taxpayer Properly Deducted Dividends from REIT February 22, 2017
By Nicole Boutros and Eric Coffill The Alabama Tax Tribunal held that a taxpayer banking corporation properly deducted dividends received from an affiliated real estate investment trust (REIT) for ...
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State Income Tax Changes Expected to Speak Litigation February 17, 2017
Eversheds Sutherland (US) attorney Christopher Lutz is quoted in this Bloomberg BNA article regarding the uncertainty in states’ market-based sourcing rules for apportioning company income. Chris ...
Press Releases
Eversheds Sutherland (US) Attorney Raymond Ramirez Named to HNBA Top Lawyers Under 40 List February 21, 2017
WASHINGTON—Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP is pleased to announce that Associate Raymond A. Ramirez has been selected as one of the Hispanic National Bar Association’s (HNBA) Top Lawyers Under 40. Mr. ...

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click to watch Videocast: FINRA’s 2016 Disciplinary Program:  “YUUUGE” Fines May Propel 2016 to Record-Setting Year
Videocast: FINRA’s 2016 Disciplinary Program:  “YUUUGE” Fines May Propel 2016 to Record-Setting Year
Washington, DC
Adam C. Pollet, Associate
Washington, DC
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