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HTMLA Subtle Snare of the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act for Businesses Indirectly Supporting International Terrorism
Peter J. Anderson, Mary Beth Martinez, W. Scott Sorrels, Ronald W. Zdrojeski; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 25, 2016, previously published on October 24, 2016
While countless news outlets have reported the recent Congressional override of President Obama’s veto of the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA), few have given much thought to the more nuanced consequences that JASTA could have on private businesses. While the primary goal of...

 

HTMLFederal Court Orders EPA to Evaluate Job Losses from Air Regulations
Joshua L. Belcher, Samina M. Bharmal, Jay Holloway, James A. Thompson, Liz Williamson; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 20, 2016, previously published on October 20, 2016
On October 17, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia ruled in favor of Murray Energy Corporation (Murray) in its section 321 suit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The court ordered that EPA must evaluate the job loss consequences of its air...

 

HTMLCFPB Single-Director Structure Unconstitutional: CFPB Director Now Serves at President’s Will
Thomas M. Byrne, Matt Gatewood, Kymberly Kochis, Lewis S. Wiener; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 14, 2016, previously published on October 14, 2016
A divided panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled October 11, 2016, that the current structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is unconstitutional. The court concluded that an independent agency such as the CFPB cannot have a single director...

 

HTMLReverse the Charges: Challengers Push Forward in Appeal of 2015 TCPA Order, Oral Argument Set for October 19
Thomas M. Byrne, Juan C. Garcia, Phillip E. Stano, Rocco E. Testani, Lewis S. Wiener; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 14, 2016, previously published on October 13, 2016
n July 2015, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued a much-anticipated Declaratory Ruling and Order aimed at clarifying certain aspects of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). As previously reported, more than a dozen parties filed appeals to the Order, claiming that it did...

 

HTMLWhen Outside Compliance Monitors May Be a Blessing: Companies Subjected to Corporate Integrity Agreements May Be Undone by Rogue Employees
Peter J. Anderson, Sarah Q. Chaudhry, W. Scott Sorrels, Yvonne M. Williams-Wass, Ronald W. Zdrojeski; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 12, 2016, previously published on October 11, 2016
Companies face ever-increasing pressures to implement mechanisms designed to prevent or effectively address employee malfeasance. (We’ve previously addressed the increased prevalence of companies terminating employees who refuse to cooperate with investigations undertaken in response to...

 

HTMLISAO Standards Group Releases Guidelines for Information Sharing
Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 7, 2016, previously published on October 7, 2016
Information and Sharing and Analysis Organizations, or ISAOs, can now look to four new publications for guidance in establishing ISAOs and in sharing cybersecurity information and interacting with the intelligence community, law enforcement agencies, U.S. regulatory agencies, and the Department of...

 

HTMLFERC Releases Update on Review of Venture Global Plaquemines LNG Application
Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 6, 2016, previously published on October 5, 2016
FERC has released an update on its pre-filing environmental review of Venture Global Plaquemines LNG’s (Plaquemines LNG) application to construct a liquefaction and export terminal on the west bank of the Mississippi River in Plaquemines Parish, La. and the Gator Express Pipeline...

 

HTMLGenerating Steam Heat: Materials and Labor Used to Build Power Plant Exempt From Florida Sales Tax
Jonathan A. Feldman, Michael J. Kerman; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 6, 2016, previously published on October 6, 2016
The Florida Department of Revenue advised that certain materials and labor a taxpayer plans to use to construct a combined heating and power plant will be exempt from Florida sales and use tax. The plant will produce electricity for sale. Florida exempts purchases of machinery and equipment...

 

HTMLTravels With Charley, Post Script
Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 5, 2016, previously published on October 4, 2016
Who is Charley? Rather what is Charley? Charley would be my new traveling companion, a Tesla Model S 90D. And why the name Charley one might ask? As I was about to embark on a cross country trip, I was reminded of one of my favorite books by John Steinbeck, Travels with Charley. Since the Tesla is...

 

HTMLSTOLI Scheme Saved By Expiration of Contestability Clause
Wilson G. Barmeyer, Kristine M. Ellison, Phillip E. Stano, Steuart H. Thomsen, Gail L. Westover; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 5, 2016, previously published on October 4, 2016
On September 22, the Florida Supreme Court in Wells Fargo Bank NA v. Pruco Life Insurance Co., No. SC15-382 (Fla. Sept. 22, 2016) denied Pruco Life Insurance Company’s challenge to the validity of an insurance policy purchased under a stranger-originated life insurance (STOLI) scheme because...

 


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