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HTMLDefendants Win Summary Judgment In Australian Plane Crash Case In Illinois Federal Court
Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 18, 2014, previously published on July 16, 2014
The estate administrators of victims of an Australia plane crash sued three companies in the United States alleging that the pilots’ navigational charts and the plane’s ground proximity warning system (“GPWS”) caused the crash. In granting the defendants’ motion for...

 

HTMLUSDA to Fund Electric System Improvements in Rural Areas
Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 18, 2014, previously published on July 16, 2014
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that it will invest more than $250 million in loan proceeds to help improve the reliability of electric systems in rural areas in eight states. A portion of the funds will be used to modernize the systems with smart grid improvements.

 

HTMLFERC Grants Extension of Time for Comments on Dominion Cove Point LNG
Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 18, 2014, previously published on July 16, 2014
FERC issued a notice granting Patuxent Riverkeeper, an environmental group, an extension of time until August 1, 2014, to comment on privileged and Critical Energy Infrastructure Information (“CEII”) documents. Patuxent Riverkeeper received the documents after a June 13, 2014 FERC order...

 

HTMLCameron Parish Supports SCT&E LNG Project
Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 18, 2014, previously published on July 16, 2014
SCT&E LNG went before the Cameron Parish Police Jury to formally announce the twelve million metric tons per annum (mtpa) Liquefaction Project on Monkey Island. At the meeting, the Cameron Parish Police Jury announced its decision to fund a $150,000 feasibility study to determine the construction...

 

HTMLVermont Expands Taxation of Software to Include Remotely Accessed Prewritten Software
Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 17, 2014, previously published on July 15, 2014
The Vermont Department of Taxes has released draft regulatory language regarding the collection of sales tax on remotely accessed prewritten software. In an effort to clarify further, the Department of Taxes will publish regulations to provide further guidance regarding the application of the tax....

 

HTMLU.S. House Passes Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act
Michele Borens, Jonathan A. Feldman, Jeffrey A. Friedman, Todd A. Lard, Carley A. Roberts; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 17, 2014, previously published on July 15, 014
On July 15, the U.S. House of Representatives voted in favor of H.R. 3086, the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act (PITFA), by a voice vote. PITFA would permanently extend the moratorium on state and local taxation of Internet access and “multiple” or “discriminatory” taxes...

 

HTMLAsbestos MDL Court Concludes Punitive Damages For Unseaworthiness Allowed For Seaman But Not For A Seaman’s Personal Representative In Survival Actions
Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 17, 2014, previously published on July 15, 2014
In the consolidated asbestos products liability MDL pending in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the court had the opportunity last week to address significant issues with respect to the maritime cases in the MDL brought by various merchant marines and their...

 

HTMLAnti-Fracking Protesters Arrested at FERC
Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 17, 2014, previously published on July 15, 2014
Reuters reports that approximately two dozen protesters were arrested at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) in Washington, D.C. yesterday. Demonstrators protested hydraulic fracturing and the U.S. gas industry’s push to sell “fracked” liquefied natural gas abroad by...

 

HTMLHouse Funding Bill to Block Proposed EPA Regulations
Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 16, 2014, previously published on July 10, 2014
The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations released its interior and environment funding bill for fiscal year 2015 that would cut the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) budget by $717 million from fiscal year 2014. The proposed bill would also stop EPA from enacting or...

 

HTMLGDF Suez, Mitsubishi, and NYK Sign Agreement Related to LNG Bunkering
Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 16, 2014, previously published on July 10, 2014
GDF Suez, Mitsubishi Corp., and Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) signed a framework agreement related to the development of an LNG bunkering vessel and an LNG bunkering supply contract between GDF Suez and United European Car Carriers. Under the agreement, NYK will operate an LNG bunkering vessel to be...

 


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