Day Pitney LLP Boston, MA Document Search Results (10)
|Massachusetts High Court Applies Independent Contractor Statute to New York Workers|
Jeffrey A. Fritz, John P. McLafferty; Day Pitney LLP;
May 22, 2013, previously published on May 20, 2013On May 17, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) issued its ruling in Taylor v. Eastern Connection Operating, Inc., holding the Massachusetts independent contractor, wage and overtime statutes may apply, in certain circumstances, to out-of-state workers of Massachusetts companies.
|Increased SEC Focus on Broker-Dealer Registration Issues for Private Fund Managers|
R. Scott "Scott" Beach, Julia M. Boyd, Samuel A. Jennings, Greg H. Kahn, Henry Nelson Massey; Day Pitney LLP;
April 15, 2013, previously published on April 12, 2013The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is cracking down on private fund managers for not using registered broker-dealers for fundraising. At the same time, recent public comments by the SEC staff indicate that certain activities of private fund managers may require that they become registered...
|Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act ("FATCA") - Final Regulations|
Dina Kapur Sanna, Stephen Ziobrowski; Day Pitney LLP;
January 30, 2013, previously published on January 25, 2013Last Friday, January 18, the Internal Revenue Service published long-anticipated Final Regulations under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act. The Regulations will be effective on January 28. FATCA has a significant impact on all foreign and domestic financial institutions. It requires a U.S....
|CFTC No-Action Relief for Funds-of-Funds|
Samuel A. Jennings, Greg H. Kahn, Henry Nelson Massey; Day Pitney LLP;
December 14, 2012, previously published on December 11, 2012The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) recently issued a No-Action Letter that provides relief to advisers to funds-of-funds. This No-Action Letter, which was issued on November 29, 2012, gives comfort to an adviser to a "fund-of-funds" (that is, an investment fund that invests...
|Approaching Deadline for Transitional Relief for Small Organizations Whose Tax-Exempt Status Was Automatically Revoked|
Jill A. Collins; Day Pitney LLP;
October 29, 2012, previously published on October 24, 2012December 31 is the deadline to apply for transitional relief for those small organizations that lost their tax-exempt status in the first round of automatic revocations. Small organizations (organizations with annual gross receipts of not more than $50,000) are eligible for transitional relief if...
|Hot Topic: Regulating the Compensation of Nonprofit Boards and Executives|
Jill A. Collins; Day Pitney LLP;
October 29, 2012, previously published on October 24, 2012Recently, several states have enacted or proposed laws prohibiting, limiting or otherwise regulating the compensation of nonprofit board members and nonprofit executives. In some cases, this is in reaction to provocative reports of high pay for board members and top executives at high-profile...
|Massachusetts Energy Bill Fosters Further Renewable Energy Development|
Andrew L. Bobenski; Day Pitney LLP;
August 6, 2012, previously published on August 2, 2012Earlier this week, the Massachusetts Legislature passed new legislation that is currently awaiting Gov. Deval Patrick's signature and will provide further impetus for renewable energy development in the commonwealth. This new legislation, Senate Bill 2395, An Act relative to competitively priced...
|Louis Freeh Issues Scathing Report on Penn State Response to Sexual Abuse Allegations|
John P. McLafferty; Day Pitney LLP;
July 14, 2012, previously published on July 12, 2012This morning former FBI Director Louis Freeh issued his highly anticipated report (the "Freeh Report") concerning the actions of the Pennsylvania State University surrounding child abuse committed by former Penn State football assistant coach Jerry Sandusky. The Freeh Report, released to...
|Who Owns the Beach?|
Douglass C. "Doug" Lawrence; Day Pitney LLP;
July 4, 2012, previously published on June 27, 2012So you have the perfect Massachusetts summer vacation planned. You have rented a seaside cottage and purchased all the necessary beach supplies. But before you load up the car with towels, beach chairs, umbrellas and coolers, stop and think about whether the beach you intend to visit is privately...
|A Day at the Beach or the Office? Addressing Summer Dress Code Issues|
Erika D. Cagney; Day Pitney LLP;
July 4, 2012, previously published on June 27, 2012If employees' summer attire begins to resemble a day at the beach rather than a day at the office, it is likely time to remind employees of your dress code policy. Having a clearly delineated dress code policy in place and ensuring that your employees adhere to it is important for several reasons....