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|Louisiana Storms Leave-Based Donation Program - Do You Have a Plan?|
Jones Walker LLP;
September 28, 2016, previously published on September 22, 2016On October 3, 2016, under Notice 2016-55, the IRS will announce that employees won’t be taxed when they forgo vacation, sick, or personal leave in exchange for employer contributions of amounts to Section 170(c) charitable organizations providing relief to Louisiana storm victims. Notice...
|Checklist for Louisiana Homeowners—Contracting for Repair of Disaster Damage|
Andy St. Romain, Richard J. Tyler; Jones Walker LLP;
September 28, 2016, previously published on September 20, 2016As property owners shift their focus to repairing the very visible water damage to buildings and other structures, they should not lose their focus when it comes to the less apparent concerns that come with engaging contractors. Entities, like the Louisiana State Contractor Licensing Board, provide...
|Federal Reserve Recommends that Congress Restrict Banking Activities - A Step Back Towards Glass-Steagall?|
Joan S. Guilfoyle; Jones Walker LLP;
September 22, 2016, previously published on September 15, 2016On September 8, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (the "Federal Reserve"), the FDIC and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (collectively, the "federal banking agencies") issued a joint report to Congress and the Financial Stability Oversight Council...
|A "Quest" for Certainty - Court of Appeal Affirms Louisiana Was a "Location-of-Performance" State All Along|
John F. Fletcher, Justin B. Stone; Jones Walker LLP;
September 22, 2016, previously published on September 12, 2016In Quest Diagnostics, the Louisiana Court of Appeal, First Circuit recently confirmed that Louisiana was a "location-of-performance" state when sourcing service-based receipts for corporate income tax apportionment purposes. 1We say "was" because the Louisiana Legislature...
|After the Flood - Strategies for Protecting the Value of Your Home|
Boyd A. Bryan, Robert W. Scheffy; Jones Walker LLP;
September 14, 2016, previously published on September 6, 2016During the recent historic flood event, thousands of homes across south Louisiana were inundated with floodwater. For most homeowners, the recovery process has just begun. Information on possible funding, temporary housing, or other assistance is available from FEMA and other organizations. But if...
|Federal Tax Return Filing and Payment Relief|
Jonathan R. Katz, B. Trevor Wilson; Jones Walker LLP;
September 14, 2016, previously published on September 8, 2016On August 14, 2016, President Obama declared several parishes in southern Louisiana major disaster areas because of the severe storms and flooding that occurred. These parishes included Acadia, Ascension, Avoyelles, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Evangeline, Iberia, Iberville, Jefferson Davis,...
|IRS Provides Benefit Plan Relief to Louisiana Flood Victims|
Timothy P. Brechtel, Ricardo X. Carlo, Susan K. Donahoe Chambers; Jones Walker LLP;
September 14, 2016, previously published on September 6, 2016On August 14, 2016, President Obama declared a major disaster in the State of Louisiana due to the severe storms and flooding that took place in several State parishes ("Louisiana Storms"). Following the declaration, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued guidance postponing certain...
|Disasters Come in Many Forms. But Stories of Recovery are Countless|
Brandon Kelly Black, J. Marshall Page, Robert W. Scheffy, Raedtha A. Vasquez; Jones Walker LLP;
September 11, 2016, previously published on August 30, 2016Like you, many of our colleagues, families, and friends have been hit hard by the recent, historic flooding in Baton Rouge and surrounding parishes. Our hearts go out to all.
|Nasdaq Makes Preparations to Shorten Settlement Cycle for Securities Transactions from T+3 to T+2|
Peter J. Rivas; Jones Walker LLP;
September 9, 2016, previously published on September 1, 2016In connection with the industry-led initiative to shorten the settlement cycle for transactions in U.S. equities and other securities from trade date plus three business days (T+3) to trade date plus two business days (T+2), the Nasdaq Stock Market LLC (“Nasdaq”) has preliminarily...
|Subordinated Debt - An Effective Alternative for Capital|
Michael D. Waters; Jones Walker LLP;
September 9, 2016, previously published on August 18, 2016Banks and bank holding companies always need capital, and capital is crucial if a bank wants to undertake an acquisition, or improve its ratios for CRE concentration limits (something the regulators are looking at with greater frequency), or for other purposes. Of course, a sale of common stock is...