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HTMLTemporary Storage, Long-Term Exemption: Illinois Department of Revenue Releases Ruling on Temporary Storage Exemption
Charles C. Capouet, Eric J. Coffill; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 30, 2016, previously published on March 29, 2016
In Private Letter Ruling ST 15-0016-PLR, the Illinois Department of Revenue explained the application of the temporary storage exemption to the imposition of use tax on the in-state storage of equipment. Illinois’ temporary storage exemption applies where the property is acquired outside...

 

HTMLWind Energy Strong in 2015
Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 29, 2016, previously published on March 28, 2016
Data from the Energy Information Administration (EIA) show that wind energy accounted for over 41 percent of generating capacity additions in 2015. Wind energy’s growth was strongest in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Iowa and North Dakota.

 

HTMLTexas Court of Appeals Upholds Cost of Goods Sold Deduction for Seismic Data Gatherer
Elizabeth S. Cha, W. Scott Wright; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 29, 2016, previously published on March 28, 2016
The Texas Court of Appeals held that a seismic data gathering company was entitled to a cost of goods sold (COGS) deduction for costs of labor and materials incurred to acquire and process seismic data for its clients.

 

HTMLCoop Adds Solar Power in the Sunshine State
Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 29, 2016, previously published on March 28, 2016
Seminole Electric Cooperative (Seminole), based in Tampa, Florida, will soon add 2 MWs of solar power to its generation mix. Seminole is in the process of erecting 8,400 photovoltaic panels near a combined-cycle gas plant that it owns. By early 2017 all nine of Seminole’s distribution...

 

HTMLIranians Hackers Targeted Control of New York Dam
Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 28, 2016, previously published on March 25, 2016
The seven Iranian hackers that were indicted for conducting distributed denial of service attacks on banks also were charged with illegally accessing the supervisory control and data acquisition, or “SCADA,” system at a dam in New York State. This is reportedly the first time a breach...

 

HTMLProposed FBAR Changes: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back
Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 28, 2016, previously published on March 25, 2016
On March 10, 2016, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”), a division of the U.S. Department of Treasury, proposed significant changes to the Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (“FBAR”) regulations. Under current law, a “U.S. person,”...

 

HTMLFERC Releases EIS for Golden Pass LNG Export Terminal
Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 28, 2016, previously published on March 25, 2016
FERC has released its environmental impact statement (EIS) for the proposed Golden Pass LNG liquefaction and export terminal on the Sabine-Neches Waterway in Jefferson County, Texas, and the interconnected pipeline. The EIS concludes that construction of the project would result in some adverse...

 

HTMLSEC Issues Order To Solicit Comments On FINRA Capital Acquisition Broker Proposal And Determine Whether To Approve Or Disapprove The Proposal
Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 28, 2016, previously published on March 25, 2016
At the end of last year, the SEC issued a notice of a proposed FINRA rule change that would establish a separate rule set for broker-dealers that meet the definition of a “capital acquisition broker” and elect to be governed under such rule set. Last week, the SEC issued an order in...

 

HTMLPerspective: Attitudes Towards Autonomous Technology
Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 28, 2016, previously published on March 25, 2016
Andrew Ng, a chief scientist at Baidu, a Beijing based web services company, has authored an article that suggests a more productive way of thinking about autonomous driving technology. He posits that we should avoid trying to make autonomous vehicles act like human driven cars, change our...

 

HTMLTyson Foods v. Bouaphakeo: “Representative” Evidence May Be Used in (Some) Class Actions
Thomas M. Byrne, Thomas W. Curvin, Matt Gatewood, Patricia A. Gorham, Phillip E. Stano; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 24, 2016, previously published on March 23, 2016
On March 22, 2016, the United States Supreme Court affirmed the certification of a class of Tyson Foods employees under Rule 23(b)(3) and a collective action under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The Court held that representative evidence could be allowed to fill an evidentiary gap created by...

 


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