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HTMLAnother Federal Agency Probing Tesla Crash
Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 14, 2016, previously published on July 11, 2016
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has assigned a team of investigators to look into the May 7 fatal crash in Willliston, Florida, involving a Tesla vehicle operating in Autopilot mode. Notably, the NTSB normally investigates accidents involving trains, planes, buses, and ships. The...

 

HTMLDeferred No Longer: Treasury and IRS Issue Long-Awaited 409A Guidance
Brenna M. Clark, Adam B. Cohen, Brittany Edwards-Franklin, Michael A. Hepburn, Cristopher D. Jones; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 14, 2016, previously published on July 11, 2016
On June 21, the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued proposed Internal Revenue Code (Code) section 409A regulations, modifying existing proposed and final section 409A regulations regarding deferred compensation arrangements. The proposed regulations consist of 19...

 

Adobe PDFTechnical Corrections to Best Interest Contract and Principal Transaction Exemptions
Eric A. Arnold, Wilson G. Barmeyer, Bruce M. Bettigole, Nicholas T. Christakos, Adam B. Cohen; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 14, 2016, previously published on July 12, 2016
The Department of Labor has published technical corrections to two of the exemptions issued in conjunction with its final rule expanding ERISA’s definition of investment advice fiduciary.

 

HTMLEnvironmental Compliance Costs Rise above $6 Billion
Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 14, 2016, previously published on July 12, 2016
The Energy Information Administration reports that power plant operators nationwide have spent at least $6.1 billion to comply with new environmental regulations, including the Mercury and Air Toxics Standard. Operators have also retired 20 gigawatts of coal generation capacity during the period...

 

HTMLTesla on Autopilot Crashes in Montana
Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 14, 2016, previously published on July 12, 2016
A Tesla Model X traveling from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park on July 9th crashed on a two lane highway near Cardwell, Montana. The motorist and his passenger acknowledged that the vehicle was on Autopilot mode at the time of the collision and that his hands were not on the wheel at the time...

 

HTMLLNG Canada Delays FID for Proposed Kitimat B.C. Export Terminal
Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 14, 2016, previously published on July 12, 2016
CBC News reports that LNG Canada has indefinitely delayed making a final investment decision (FID) on its proposed liquefaction and LNG export terminal near Kitimat, British Columbia (B.C.) due to global energy market conditions. According to the report, LNG Canada CEO Andy Calitz recently told a...

 

HTMLAppellate Court Upholds FERC Ruling Regarding “Right of First Refusal”
Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 14, 2016, previously published on July 8, 2016
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit upheld a rule preventing utilities from relying on a “right of first refusal” for transmission projects in Southwest Power Pool’s region, opening up competitive bidding. Oklahoma Gas & Electric Co. and other utilities sued the...

 

HTMLFederal Appellate Court Overturns Minnesota Law Restricting Imported Power
Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 14, 2016, previously published on July 8, 2016
The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a decision finding that a Minnesota law that prohibited sales of coal-based generation into a regional market violated federal statutes and interfered with interstate commerce. Basin Electric Power Cooperative and Minnkota Power Cooperative argued that...

 

HTMLEleventh Circuit Holds That Bankruptcy Rules Apply to Adversary Proceedings in District Court, Orders Reinstatement of $6-Million Verdict on Procedural Grounds
Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 8, 2016, previously published on July 1, 2016
When a federal district court oversees adversary bankruptcy proceedings, is the post-trial deadline to request judgment as a matter of law governed by Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 50(b), which allows 28 days to file such a motion—or by Bankruptcy Rule 9015(c), which allows only 14 days?...

 

HTMLDriftwood LNG Files Draft Resource Reports
Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 8, 2016, previously published on July 7, 2016
Driftwood LNG (DWLNG) has filed draft Resource Reports 1 (General Project Description) and 10 (Alternatives) with FERC as part of the pre-filing environmental review process for its proposed liquefaction and LNG export terminal on the west bank of the Calcasieu River near Carlyss, Calcasieu Parish,...

 


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