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Adobe PDFIRS to Treat Some Conservation Easement Syndicated Deals and Similar Transactions as Listed Transactions
Joshua A. Ehrenfeld, Allen Sullivan; Burr & Forman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 18, 2017, previously published on December 2016
The IRS has announced that it will begin treating certain syndicated conservation easement transactions and "substantially similar" transactions as “listed transactions.” Notice 2017-20 published on December 23, 2016 (the “Notice”) provides that the IRS intends to...

 

Adobe PDFEmployment Law Changes in the Trump Administration
Amy Jordan Wilkes; Burr & Forman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 12, 2017, previously published on December 2016
When Donald Trump takes office in January 2017 he will enjoy Republican majorities in both the House and Senate, which should allow him to take quick action on a number of employment law issues. Although there is some uncertainly regarding Trump's positions and priorities, it seems clear that the...

 

Adobe PDFNew Regulations Repeal Automatic Requirements for Form 1099-C Under No Payment For 36 Months Rule
Edward H. Brown, Joshua A. Ehrenfeld, James M. McCarten, Bruce A. Rawls, Allen Sullivan; Burr & Forman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 12, 2017, previously published on December 2016
Last month, the IRS issued final regulations repealing its rule requiring that a Form 1099-C be filed whenever a financial institution (or certain other limited taxpayers) fails to receive payment on a debt for 36 consecutive months. Treasury Decision 9793 was issued on November 10 and accompanied...

 

Adobe PDFPayments on Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities Loans Cannot be Avoided in Bankruptcy
Correy Karbiener, Jonathan M. Sykes; Burr & Forman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 21, 2016, previously published on November 2016
The Bankruptcy Code gives a trustee the power to avoid pre-petition fraudulent and preference transfers made by a debtor, except that a trustee may not avoid a transfer that is “made by or to (or for the benefit of)” a party enumerated in § 546(e) of the Code “in connection...

 

Adobe PDFTexas Court Blocks New Federal Overtime Rules
H. Carlton Hilson; Burr & Forman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 21, 2016, previously published on November 23, 2016
Employers across the country can now exhale. On Tuesday, November 22, 2016, a Texas federal court entered a nationwide injunction blocking the U.S. Department of Labor's ("DOL") new federal overtime rules from taking effect on December 1, 2016. The DOL's new overtime regulations, which...

 

Adobe PDFSCOTUS to Resolve Circuit Split on Interplay of FDCPA and Bankruptcy Code
Kasee Sparks Heisterhagen; Burr & Forman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 25, 2016, previously published on October 2016
On October 11, 2016, the Supreme Court of the United States granted cert in Midland Funding, LLC v. Johnson, No. 16-348 (Oct. Term 2016) to resolve a split among the Circuits as to the FDCPA’s prohibition against deceptive collection practices in the context of filing proofs of claim for...

 

Adobe PDFThe Election Results Are In: Now What?
J. Trent Scofield; Burr & Forman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 25, 2016, previously published on November 2016
President-elect Donald J. Trump successfully campaigned using a simple pledge to, "Make America Great Again!" In January, the Trump administration and a Republican-majority Congress will begin work on what could be sweeping economic changes targeted toward trade, commerce, tax, energy and...

 

Adobe PDFDOJ & FTC Release Antitrust Guidance for HR Professionals
Sam S. Grimes, Gary M. London, April McKenzie Mason; Burr & Forman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 25, 2016, previously published on November 2016
The Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently issued a strong warning to HR professionals: certain agreements to fix salaries or limit competition could result in criminal and civil penalties. The guidance is the first to address...

 

Adobe PDFEleventh Circuit Affirms That a Debtor's Surrender in Bankruptcy Means Just That—You Must Surrender
Christine Irwin Parrish; Burr & Forman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 25, 2016, previously published on October 2016
Burr & Forman lawyers won a significant victory in the Eleventh Circuit earlier this month. In the case In re: David A. Failla, --- F.3d --- (2016), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit affirmed that a person who agrees to "surrender" his house in bankruptcy pursuant to...

 

Adobe PDFPhysicians, Surgery Centers and Taxes
Edward H. Brown, Chester "Chet" J. Hosch, James M. McCarten, Bruce A. Rawls, Allen Sullivan; Burr & Forman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 11, 2016, previously published on October 2016
Since the enactment of the net investment income tax ("NIIT") in 2012, physicians and other taxpayers owning multiple business interests have had to make educated choices based upon accounting projections and SWAGS when determining how best to treat ancillary businesses for tax purposes....

 


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