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Legal Alert: Update on the OCC Fintech Charter: The Current Lay of the Land (February 22, 2017)
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 ...
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 ...
Legal Alert: Georgia Tax Tribunal Issues Two New Decisions on Remote Seller Nexus and Georgia Tax Credit Elections (February 20, 2017)
The Georgia Tax Tribunal, in its first published decisions in more than a year, held that: (1) Scholastic Book Clubs has nexus in Georgia and must collect sales tax; and (2) a taxpayer’s election of ...
Legal Alert: Federal District Court Rebuffs Attempt by Navy Sailors to Satisfy Judgment Against Republic of Sudan by Attaching Assets Held by Global Banks (February 15, 2017)
A recent decision by the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York delivered a victory to banks seeking to prevent judgment creditors from attaching assets “blocked” pursuant ...
Legal Alert: US-EU Covered Agreement: The Road Ahead (February 13, 2017)
On Thursday, February 16, the Housing and Insurance subcommittee of the Financial Services Committee of the United States House of Representatives will hold a public hearing entitled, “Assessing the ...
Legal Alert: Dallas Court of Appeals Reverses $2.9 Million Jury Verdict, Finding Insufficient Evidence of Intent (February 7, 2017)
In 2014, the jury awarded $2.9 million to plaintiff landowners in Lisa Parr et.al. v. Aruba Petroleum, Inc., a case involving alleged hydrocarbon exposure due to hydraulic fracturing operations. ...
Legal Alert: Do Not Go Gentle Into that Good Night: Strategies for Defending Against TCCWNA Class Actions (February 6, 2017)
Businesses engaged in advertising and sales practices involving New Jersey consumers have been contending with an increase in the number of class action lawsuits brought under New Jersey’s ...
Legal Alert: First LB&I Campaigns Demonstrate a Flexible Approach (February 3, 2017)
On January 31, 2017, the Large Business & International Division of the IRS (LB&I) released the subjects of its first 13 campaigns. Each campaign addresses a specific area that the IRS has identified ...
Legal Alert: California Legislative Committee Holds Informational Hearing on Lucent and Administering California’s Technology Transfer Agreement Law (February 3, 2017)
On January 30, 2017, the California Legislature Assembly Committee on Revenue and Taxation held an informational hearing on “Life after Lucent: Administering California’s Technology Transfer ...
Legal Alert: Delaware’s Overhaul of Its Unclaimed Property Laws (February 2, 2017)
Facing widespread criticism about the enforcement of its unclaimed property laws, Delaware has just completed a wholesale revision of its unclaimed property statute. The statutory overhaul has passed ...
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