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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 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 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 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....

 

Adobe PDFAn Oldie but a Goodie: Liability for COBRA Continuation Coverage in M&A Transactions
Jefferson A. Holt; Burr & Forman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 26, 2016, previously published on October 2016
Regardless of the number of employees involved, M&A transactions raise a number of important business and legal issues centered on the employment relationship. For example, the parties must consider which, if any, of the seller's employees the buyer will retain or hire after the transaction closes....

 

Adobe PDFIs Your Injury Reporting Rule “Reasonable”? OSHA’s Final Rules on Workplace Safety Reporting & Anti-Retaliation
Ingu Hwang; Burr & Forman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 25, 2016, previously published on October 2016
On July 13, 2016, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) announced that it would delay the enforcement of the final rule, which is designed to improve workplace safety reporting, from the originally scheduled effective date of August 10, 2016 to November 1, 2016. The...

 

Adobe PDFAn Update on Mrs. Clinton’s Estate Tax Proposals
Charles Reid Barrineau, Edward H. Brown, Joshua A. Ehrenfeld, James M. McCarten, Allen Sullivan; Burr & Forman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 3, 2016, previously published on September 2016
Since we published our Burr Alert summarizing each presidential candidate's estate tax proposals earlier this month (FAMILY-CONTROLLED BUSINESSES -- TAX TARGETS AGAIN: Newly Proposed 2704 Regulations and Presidential Candidates' Positions ("Tax Targets Again")), Mrs. Clinton has expanded...

 

HTMLRenewable Energy Demands and Barriers
Ronald W. Farley; Burr & Forman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 21, 2016, previously published on September 1, 2016
For the past three years, since 2013, energy production in the United States from renewable sources (non-nuclear) has remained fairly constant at about 9 ˝% of total energy production. (U. S. Energy Information Agency report, Topic 1.1.) While the potential to expand renewable production is viewed...

 

Adobe PDFFamily-Controlled Businesses — Tax Targets Again: Newly Proposed 2704 Regulations and Presidential Candidates' Positions
Charles Reid Barrineau, Edward H. Brown, Joshua A. Ehrenfeld, James M. McCarten, Allen Sullivan; Burr & Forman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 11, 2016, previously published on August 2016
It's August of an election-year, and not just any election-year, a presidential election year. So, in less than 80 days, we'll all go to the polls and elect a new president. While Benjamin Franklin might have been right that nothing in life is more certain than death and taxes, long experience has...

 


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