Legal Articles: Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

 







Document(s) published by this organization: 833


View Page: Prev  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  Next  >>
Show: results per page
Sort by:

HTMLCFPB Warns Credit Card Companies About Potential UDAAP Violations When Marketing Promotional Interest Rates
Keith J. Barnett, B. Knox Dobbins, Brian M. Murphy, Robert J. Pile, Lewis S. Wiener; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 11, 2014, previously published on September 8, 2014
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a bulletin on September 3, 2014 warning credit card companies that marketing materials for promotional annual percentage rate (APR) offers may be in violation of the unfair, deceptive, or abusive acts or practices (UDAAP) provisions of the...

 

HTMLIt’s Time to Review Benefit Denial Letters
Brenna M. Clark, Adam B. Cohen, Andrea M. Gehman, Michael A. Hepburn, Paul R. Lang; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 11, 2014, previously published on September 8, 2014
On August 7, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit decided in Moyer that the contractual time limits governing the period during which a participant must initiate judicial review of a benefits denial must be included in the denial letter issued by the plan administrator in order to comply...

 

HTMLPennsylvania Court Reverses $2.5 Million Jury Verdict Against Utility For Painter’s Injuries From Fall
Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 11, 2014, previously published on September 3, 2014
Last week, the Superior Court of Pennsylvania reversed a jury verdict against a utility of nearly $2.5 million for injuries a painting contractor’s employee sustained when he fell 40 feet while painting an electric transmission pole. The painting contractor had provided the worker with a pole...

 

HTMLIndiana Loosens Its Utility Belt: Prepaid Phones and Phone Service Subject to Utility Receipts Tax
Stephen A. Burroughs, Prentiss Willson; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 4, 2014, previously published on August 29, 2014
Indiana’s Department Revenue determined that the sale of prepaid phone cards and prepaid cell phones are “telecommunication services” subject to Indiana’s Utility Receipts Tax (URT). The URT is an income tax imposed upon the receipts a taxpayer receives from the sale of...

 

HTMLCleaning House: Virginia Denies Manufacturing Exemption for Cleaning Products
Andrew D. Appleby, Kathryn E. Pittman; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 4, 2014, previously published on August 28, 2014
The Virginia Tax Commissioner determined that an ink manufacturer’s purchase of cleaning chemicals did not qualify for the industrial manufacturing exemption from sales and use tax. To avoid color contamination, the taxpayer had to regularly clean the equipment used to produce the ink with...

 

HTMLThe Cost of Renting: Indiana DOR Determines Use Tax Due on Equipment Rented from Related Entity
Andrew D. Appleby, Ted W. Friedman; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 4, 2014, previously published on August 28, 2014
The Indiana Department of Revenue determined that an Indiana taxpayer owed use tax on its rental of equipment from a related entity. After concluding the taxpayer was involved in a retail transaction when it rented equipment from a related entity, the Department imposed use tax on the...

 

HTMLBe Careful What You Plan For in California: Bankruptcy Reorg Is Normal Course of Business
Todd G. Betor, Timothy A. Gustafson; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 4, 2014, previously published on August 28, 2014
A California Franchise Tax Board (FTB) Chief Counsel Ruling concluded that a taxpayer's sales of assets pursuant to a plan of reorganization under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code were not "occasional sales" within the meaning of 18 Cal. Code Regs. § 25137(c)(1)(A)2. Instead, the...

 

HTMLThe SEC Tackles Technicality
Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 4, 2014, previously published on August 28, 2014
Recent Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) hiring and statements by the SEC staff suggest an uptick in its use of administrative proceedings. In June 2014, the SEC added two Administrative Law Judges (ALJs) to its staff. In addition, the SEC staff recently made statements indicating that they...

 

HTMLHaisla Nation Files LNG Export Applications with the Canadian National Energy Board
Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 4, 2014, previously published on September 2, 2014
The Haisla Nation has filed three separate applications with the Canadian National Energy Board for authority to export LNG to Asian markets. The applicants, Cedar 1 LNG Export Ltd., Cedar 2 LNG Export Ltd., and Cedar 3 LNG Export Ltd., are subsidiaries of Cedar LNG Export Development Ltd., an LNG...

 

HTMLFERC Dismisses Petition Regarding Jurisdiction over Mobile LNG Export Facilities
Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 4, 2014, previously published on August 29, 2014
FERC has dismissed Strom Inc.’s petition for declaratory order (PDO) requesting that FERC find Strom’s use of a mobile natural gas liquefaction unit (“LNG in a Box”) to export natural gas will not be subject to FERC’s jurisdiction under the Natural Gas Act. FERC...

 


View Page: Prev  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  Next  >>