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|New York City Human Rights Law Expands Duty to Accommodate Pregnant Employees|
Daniel L. Schwartz, Basil C. Sitaras; Day Pitney LLP;
January 21, 2014, previously published on January 16, 2014On January 30, an expansion to the New York City Human Rights Law to include pregnancy discrimination will go into effect. Under the new law, NYC employers with four or more employees will have a duty to provide reasonable accommodations to pregnant women and those who suffer medical conditions...
|So You Want to Be a Crowdfunding Portal? Top 10 Traps for the Unwary|
Michael J. Burwick, Eliza Sporn Fromberg; Day Pitney LLP;
January 14, 2014, previously published on January 10, 2014While both startups seeking capital and investors on the prowl for the next big thing have been quick to endorse equity crowdfunding, there's a third group that sees exciting opportunities in this new capital fundraising scheme: prospective funding portals. This year, we'll witness the creation of...
|SREC-II Begins the Next Chapter of Solar in Massachusetts|
Andrew L. Bobenski, Eric K. Runge; Day Pitney LLP;
January 8, 2014, previously published on January 6, 2014The Department of Energy Resources (DOER) began 2014 by proposing on Friday, January 3, new regulations for furthering Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick's goal of 1,600 megawatts of solar generation in the Commonwealth by 2020. These regulations, which are in draft, outline the details for a new...
Day Pitney LLP;
January 3, 2014, previously published on December 30, 2013There has been increasing discussion in the mainstream media and the planning community about how to account for so-called "digital assets." The term "digital assets" comprises several different categories of data that most of us already possess and continue to acquire at an...
|Secretary of the State Issues Guidelines on Connecticut Model Entity Transactions Act, Effective January 1, 2014|
Mark G. Sklarz, David A. Swerdloff; Day Pitney LLP;
January 3, 2014, previously published on December 30, 2013The Connecticut Secretary of the State has issued guidance on filings under the Model Entity Transactions Act (META), which takes effect on January 1, 2014. META will allow cross-entity mergers, consolidations and equity-interest exchanges as well as redomestication in Connecticut.
|Reporting Foreign Bank Accounts|
Day Pitney LLP;
January 3, 2014, previously published on December 30, 2013U.S. taxpayers with a financial interest in or signature authority over foreign financial accounts are required to report them if the aggregate value of those accounts exceeds $10,000 at any time during the calendar year.
|Planning After ATRA|
Day Pitney LLP;
January 3, 2014, previously published on December 30, 2013After years of flux, the federal estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer (GST) tax laws have finally settled into a "permanent" state. With the enactment of the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (ATRA) as of January 2013, for the first time in over a decade, the federal estate...
|New General Solicitation Rules Impact On Private Funds|
Eliza Sporn Fromberg, Greg H. Kahn; Day Pitney LLP;
December 26, 2013, previously published on December 23, 2013Beginning September 23, many issuers, including hedge funds, private equity funds and venture capital funds, were permitted to use general advertising and general solicitation in connection with offerings made pursuant to Rule 506 of Regulation D and Rule 144A of the Securities Act of 1933 (the...
|Gender Equity Notice Posting Required in NJ January 6, 2014|
Gregory C. Parliman, Kevin J. Skelly; Day Pitney LLP;
December 19, 2013, previously published on December 16, 2013New Jersey employers will soon be required to post and distribute to employees a gender equity notice that was recently made available by the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (DOL). This requirement implements an anti-gender discrimination statute that Governor Chris...
|IRS Issues Post-Windsor Guidance for Cafeteria Plans, Flexible Spending Arrangements and Health Savings Accounts|
Anubhav Gogna, Kathy A. Lawler; Day Pitney LLP;
December 19, 2013, previously published on December 18, 2013On December 16, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Notice 2014-1 (Notice), which provides additional guidance for cafeteria plans, including health and dependent care flexible spending arrangements and health savings accounts, as a result of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in United States...