Document(s) published by this organization: 47
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|Supreme Court Reinstates EPA's Cross-State Air Pollution Rule|
Charles S. Carter; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
May 7, 2014, previously published on May 5, 2014On April 29th, the United States Supreme Court upheld EPA’s Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR) regulations and reversed the 2012 decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia invalidating the rules. The decision in the case, Environmental Protection Agency Et Al, V....
|Employers Beware: Pay Changes Underway|
Dedria Harper Kolb; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
May 7, 2014, previously published on May 1, 2014During his February 2014 State of the Union address, President Obama pledged to rely on his own executive authority to take action on behalf of American workers. He has taken this commitment to heart, and over the past several months has flexed his presidential muscle through executive orders and...
|Supreme Court Expands Sarbanes-Oxley Whistleblower Protection to Employees of Private Companies|
David Dubberly; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
April 23, 2014, previously published on April 14, 2014In 2002, after corporate fraud at Enron led to the company's collapse, Congress passed the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX). Under SOX's main whistleblower protection provision, an employee of a publicly traded company who claims retaliation for "blowing the whistle" on fraudulent conduct or...
|Attention Employers Using Pre-Approved Retirement Plans - It’s Amendment Time Again!|
Suzanne Guitar Odom; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
April 23, 2014, previously published on April 15, 2014Do you sponsor a tax-qualified retirement plan that was pre-approved by the IRS? If so, pre-approved documents take one of two forms.
|IRS Announces Further Restriction on One-IRA-Rollover-Per-Year Rule|
Jim Rourke; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
April 14, 2014, previously published on March 31, 2014The Internal Revenue Service has announced that beginning as early as January 1, 2015, taxpayers will be limited to one IRA rollover in any 12-month period, regardless of the number of IRAs owned. (See Announcement 2014-15).
|New Executive Compensation Regulations Clarify Timing of Taxation|
Suzanne Guitar Odom; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
April 8, 2014, previously published on April 7, 2014The Internal Revenue Service recently published final regulations under Section 83 of the tax code.
|Long Term Express Warranties|
Jonathan Massell; Nexsen Pruet LLC;
April 8, 2014, previously published on April 1, 2014A recent holding by the North Carolina Court of Appeals is threatening to render many long-term express warranties ineffective. In a divided opinion in Christie v. Hartley Construction, Inc., the court held that the six-year North Carolina statue of repose for improvements to real property trumps...
|Releases of Liability: Do's and Don't's for Employers|
Jennifer Routh; Nexsen Pruet LLC;
April 8, 2014, previously published on April 4, 2014Employers often use waivers and releases of claims in agreements with former employees, either as part of a separation agreement at the time employment ends or in a settlement agreement after a former employee has raised claims against the employer. Both of these types of agreements have garnered...
|Should Employers "Get Physical"?|
Nexsen Pruet LLC;
March 18, 2014, previously published on March 10, 2014Many employers require that applicants pass a pre-employment medical exam to ensure they are physically capable of doing the job. Employers should be aware that pre-employment medical exams, while not categorically barred, could violate several federal statutes and draw unwanted attention from the...
|A Guide for Physicians and Physician Assistants|
Scott E. Hultstrand; Nexsen Pruet LLC;
March 18, 2014, previously published on March 10, 2014As physicians search for new revenue streams in response to declining reimbursement and additional administrative complexity, a new law passed in 2013 should provide added flexibility and time to expand practices through the use of physician assistants. The health care markets continue to realign...