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|Price Optimization Update: NAIC Revises White Paper, Florida and Indiana Question Certain Practices|
Eric A. Arnold, Thomas W. Curvin, Stephen E. Roth, Cynthia R. Shoss, Phillip E. Stano; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP;
May 19, 2015, previously published on May 18, 2015“Price optimization,” a practice that uses predictive modeling and data analytics in pricing insurance products, continues to draw the attention of state regulators, consumer advocates, and class action plaintiffs. Last week, Indiana and Florida issued statements questioning certain...
|Focus On International Standards|
Bert Adams, Eric A. Arnold, B. Scott Burton, James R. Dwyer, Eric R. Fenichel; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP;
May 13, 2015, previously published on May 13, 2015The influence of international standards on the direction of insurance regulation in the United States has dominated public discussion about insurance regulation during recent years. Nowhere was that more evident than in Washington, D.C., last week. On May 5, the 6th Annual U.S.-EU Insurance...
|SEC Whistleblower Is Second Compliance Officer to Receive Award|
Thomas R. Bundy, Patricia A. Gorham, Cynthia M. Krus, Allegra J. Lawrence-Hardy, Robert D. Owen; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP;
May 4, 2015, previously published on May 4, 2015On April 22, 2015, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued its second whistleblower award to an employee with internal audit or compliance responsibilities. The recipient of the award is a compliance professional who stands to receive between $1.4 million and $1.6 million.1...
|Electronic Messaging Services Not Subject to Colorado Sales or Use Tax as Telephone or Telegraph Service or Any Other Taxable Service|
Madison J. Barnett, Jessica L. Kerner; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP;
May 1, 2015, previously published on April 30, 2015Colorado determined in two private letter rulings that a number of electronic messaging services are not subject to Colorado sales or use tax as a telephone or telegraph service or any other taxable service. The Company, which is not a regulated provider of telecommunications services, provides...
|Game On: Kansas DOR Rules Video Game Access Codes and Subscription Cards Are Not Subject to Sales Tax|
Open Weaver Banks, Charles C. Capouet; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP;
May 1, 2015, previously published on April 30, 2015The Kansas Department of Revenue addressed the taxability of sales of video game access codes, subscription cards, point cards, and notional dollar value cards. Initial sales of access codes that allow customers to download video games or video game add-ons directly to the customer’s computer...
|SEC Updates Guidance on Cybersecurity|
Steven B. Boehm, Michael B. Koffler, Robert D. Owen, Stephen E. Roth, Mary Jane Wilson-Bilik; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP;
May 1, 2015, previously published on April 30, 2015Emphasizing the critical importance of cybersecurity to registered investment companies (RICs), including insurance separate accounts and business development companies, and to investment advisers, the SEC’s Division of Investment Management issued new Cybersecurity Guidance on April 28, 2015...
|The Rock or the Hard Place? South Carolina Issues Draft Guidance on Alternative Apportionment|
Open Weaver Banks, Stephen A. Burroughs; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP;
April 30, 2015, previously published on April 29, 2015The South Carolina Department of Revenue requested public comment on a draft Revenue Ruling and a draft Revenue Procedure that detail how it will prospectively apply alternative apportionment to multistate taxpayers. This represents the Department’s second attempt at drafting alternative...
|NAIC Update - Spring 2015|
Eric A. Arnold, B. Scott Burton, Eric R. Fenichel, Ling Ling, John S. Pruitt; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP;
April 23, 2015, previously published on April 22, 2015The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) held its first national meeting for 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona, from March 26 through March 31. Noteworthy new initiatives include cybersecurity, price optimization and the development of a model law for unclaimed life insurance benefits....
|FERC Issues Order No. 809 On Gas/Electric Coordination|
Lillian A. Forero, Paul F. Forshay, Daniel E. Frank, Catherine M. Krupka, Michael A. Stosser; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP;
April 23, 2015, previously published on April 22, 2015On April 16, 2015, FERC issued a Final Rule in Coordination of the Scheduling Processes of Interstate Natural Gas Pipelines and Public Utilities, Order No. 809, Docket No. RM14-2-000, 151 FERC ¶ 61,049 (2015). Recent cold weather events, as well as associated gas supply difficulties and high...
|FERC Issues Policy Statement On Natural Gas Pipeline Modernization Cost Recovery|
Paul F. Forshay, Meghan R. Gruebner, Michael A. Stosser, Ryan R. Weiss; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP;
April 23, 2015, previously published on April 22, 2015All On April 16, 2015, FERC issued a Policy Statement in Cost Recovery Mechanisms for Modernization of Natural Gas Facilities, Docket No. PL15-1-000, 151 FERC ¶ 61,047 (2015). Effective October 1, 2015, the Policy Statement permits interstate natural gas pipelines to seek implementation of...