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HTMLMississippi Moves Toward Factor Presence Nexus for Use Tax
John F. Fletcher; Jones Walker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 21, 2017, previously published on January 19, 2017
Companion House and Senate bills and proposed new regulation would implement $250,000 "substantial economic presence" standard

 

HTMLOCC to Begin Considering Applications for Fintech Charters
James C. Stewart; Jones Walker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 21, 2017, previously published on January 19, 2017
In 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...

 

HTMLTime to Start Using New Form I-9
Mary Ellen Burggraf Jordan, Laurie M. Riley; Jones Walker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 9, 2017, previously published on January 18, 2017
Now 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...

 

HTMLThe Maritime Collateral Source Rule's Application to Claims of LHWCA Workers Against Third Parties
Katie Cordes Darden; Jones Walker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 23, 2017, previously published on January 9, 2017
In 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...

 

HTMLISS and Glass Lewis Release 2017 Updates
Joan S. Guilfoyle; Jones Walker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 23, 2017, previously published on January 5, 2016
Each 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...

 

HTMLFifth Circuit Addressed Duties Owed by Vessel Owner to Longshoreman Performing Risky Work in Hazardous Conditions
Hansford P. Wogan; Jones Walker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 23, 2017, previously published on January 9, 2017
The 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...

 

HTMLBank Regulators Encourage Early Implementation of New Credit Loss Standards
Peter J. Rivas; Jones Walker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 11, 2017, previously published on December 16, 2016
On 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...

 

HTMLAmended Intrastate and Small Offering Exemptions to Take Effect
J. Andrew Gipson; Jones Walker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 22, 2016, previously published on December 1, 2016
Companies 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...

 

HTMLObama Appointee Trumps Implementation of DOL's Salary Hike
Jennifer L. Anderson, Jason A. Culotta, Mary Margaret (Spell) LeBato, Jane Y. White; Jones Walker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 5, 2016, previously published on November 2016
Since 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...

 

HTMLWhen Hurricanes Are a Fact of Life, Maintaining Trees Is a Floridian's Duty
Stephen E. Ludovici, Raedtha A. Vasquez; Jones Walker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 5, 2016, previously published on November 23, 2016
If your tree falls during a storm and damages your neighbor's property, are you liable? The answer is maybe.

 


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