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|Mississippi Moves Toward Factor Presence Nexus for Use Tax|
John F. Fletcher; Jones Walker LLP;
February 21, 2017, previously published on January 19, 2017Companion House and Senate bills and proposed new regulation would implement $250,000 "substantial economic presence" standard
|OCC to Begin Considering Applications for Fintech Charters|
James C. Stewart; Jones Walker LLP;
February 21, 2017, previously published on January 19, 2017In December 2016, the Comptroller of the Currency announced that the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) would begin considering applications for limited-purpose national bank charters from financial technology (fintech) companies. The OCC envisions granting charters to a variety of...
|Time to Start Using New Form I-9|
Mary Ellen Burggraf Jordan, Laurie M. Riley; Jones Walker LLP;
February 9, 2017, previously published on January 18, 2017Now that you’ve mastered the I-9 form, it’s time to learn how to use the new one. On November 14, 2016, USCIS released a new Form I-9 (copy attached). Employers are permitted to use the previous version of the form only until the end of this week. By January 22, 2017, this Sunday, you...
|The Maritime Collateral Source Rule's Application to Claims of LHWCA Workers Against Third Parties|
Katie Cordes Darden; Jones Walker LLP;
January 23, 2017, previously published on January 9, 2017In dePerrodil v. Bozovic Marine, Inc., C.A. 16-30009, 2016 WL 6810728 (5th Cir. Nov. 17, 2016), in a case of first impression, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit was faced with the question of whether a Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act employee may recover...
|ISS and Glass Lewis Release 2017 Updates|
Joan S. Guilfoyle; Jones Walker LLP;
January 23, 2017, previously published on January 5, 2016Each year Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) and Glass Lewis & Co. (Glass Lewis), the two leading proxy advisory firms, announce updates to their voting recommendation policies. While the recommendations of these firms are not binding on any shareholder, many institutional shareholders do...
|Fifth Circuit Addressed Duties Owed by Vessel Owner to Longshoreman Performing Risky Work in Hazardous Conditions|
Hansford P. Wogan; Jones Walker LLP;
January 23, 2017, previously published on January 9, 2017The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently upheld the granting of summary judgment in favor of a defendant vessel owner on the grounds that the longshoreman working aboard the defendant's vessel could not establish that the defendant breached a duty owed to him. In doing so, the Fifth Circuit...
|Bank Regulators Encourage Early Implementation of New Credit Loss Standards|
Peter J. Rivas; Jones Walker LLP;
January 11, 2017, previously published on December 16, 2016On June 16, 2016, the Financial Accounting Standards Board adopted new credit loss standards for financial institutions: Accounting Standards Update (ASU) No. 2016-13, Financial Instruments - Credit Losses (Topic 326): Measurement of Credit Losses on Financial Instrument. These new standards...
|Amended Intrastate and Small Offering Exemptions to Take Effect|
J. Andrew Gipson; Jones Walker LLP;
December 22, 2016, previously published on December 1, 2016Companies seeking to raise capital exclusively in-state or on a limited regional basis will have additional options in 2017. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently adopted rules to modernize Securities Act Rule 147, the intrastate-offering safe harbor under Securities Act Section...
|Obama Appointee Trumps Implementation of DOL's Salary Hike|
Jennifer L. Anderson, Jason A. Culotta, Mary Margaret (Spell) LeBato, Jane Y. White; Jones Walker LLP;
December 5, 2016, previously published on November 2016Since 2014, employers have been preparing for, and many have already communicated or implemented, classification and compensation changes to comply with the U.S. Department of Labor's revised regulations, which would double the minimum salary required for certain exempt employees effective December...
|When Hurricanes Are a Fact of Life, Maintaining Trees Is a Floridian's Duty|
Stephen E. Ludovici, Raedtha A. Vasquez; Jones Walker LLP;
December 5, 2016, previously published on November 23, 2016If your tree falls during a storm and damages your neighbor's property, are you liable? The answer is maybe.