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|Tax Court Rules on Built-In Gains Discount and Appraiser Qualification|
Daniel "Dan" Durst; Williams Mullen;
March 5, 2014, previously published on March 3, 2014On February 11, 2014, the United States Tax Court issued a memorandum opinion (i) determining the proper method for valuing a holding company (i.e., an S or C corporation holding marketable securities or appreciated investment assets), (ii) affirming its position with respect to the appropriate...
|OIG Targets Integrated Hospital Systems With Recommended Changes to Medicare’s 3-Day DRG Payment Window|
Brian C. Vick; Williams Mullen;
February 26, 2014, previously published on February 24, 2014On February 19, 2014, the Office of the Inspector General of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (“OIG”) released a report recommending two changes in the Medicare Diagnosis Related Group (“DRG”) payments that would significantly expand the scope of...
|Court Holds That ERISA Plaintiff Cannot Claim Equitable Remedies When the Plaintiff Has Adequate Remedies to Recover Plan Benefits, Notwithstanding the Expansion of the Kinds of Equitable Relief in CIGNA Corp. v. Amara|
Robert W. Shaw, Mark S. Thomas; Williams Mullen;
February 24, 2014, previously published on February 19, 2014A federal court has ruled that, although a recent U. S. Supreme Court decision expanded the kinds of equitable remedies available to a plaintiff under ERISA § 502(a)(3), those remedies are still unavailable when the ERISA plaintiff has an adequate remedy to recover plan benefits under ERISA...
|CFPB Announces Launch of Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Rulemaking Process|
Reuben G. Clark, Reuben G. Clark, Edmund "Ed" D. Harllee, Edmund "Ed" D. Harllee; Williams Mullen;
February 24, 2014, previously published on February 20, 2014On February 7th, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced plans to begin the rulemaking process to significantly expand the scope of Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) data reporting. The Dodd-Frank Act required the CFPB to expand the collection of mortgage loan origination data...
|Waste Board Amends VRP Regulations: What’s Changed?|
Channing J. Martin; Williams Mullen;
February 24, 2014, previously published on February 21, 2014The Virginia Waste Management Board has amended the Virginia Voluntary Remediation Program (“VRP”) regulations. The amended regulations - known as Amendment 2 - went into effect on January 29, 2014. All sites now in the VRP and new sites that enroll must comply with the amended...
|President Obama Increases Minimum Wage to $10.10 for Government Contractors|
Sara B. Rafal; Williams Mullen;
February 18, 2014, previously published on February 18, 2014On Wednesday, February 12, 2014, President Obama signed an Executive Order that increases the minimum wage for employees of federal contractors from $7.25 to $10.10. The Executive Order goes into effect on January 1, 2015 and only applies to government contracts awarded after January 1, 2015.
|New Proposed Regulations Could Shake Up the Allocation of Partnership Debt|
J. Patrick Becker, Jenny H. Connors, J. Conrad Garcia; Williams Mullen;
February 18, 2014, previously published on February 14, 2014The Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) released proposed regulations changing the analysis of whether a partner bears the economic risk of loss for a partnership liability under IRC Section 752. Also, the proposed regulations address amendments to the disguised sale rules of IRC Section...
|OIG 2014 Work Plan Focuses On Compounded Pharmaceuticals Reimbursed By Medicare|
Brian C. Vick; Williams Mullen;
February 14, 2014, previously published on February 12, 2014The Office of Inspector General for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“OIG”) included two items in its recently-released 2014 Work Plan indicating a new focus on the quality and safety of compounded pharmaceuticals reimbursed by Medicare. Pharmaceutical compounding is...
|Employer Healthcare Mandate Transition Relief Announced|
Brydon M. DeWitt; Williams Mullen;
February 13, 2014, previously published on February 12, 2014This week, the Treasury Department announced transition rules that delay implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) employer health insurance mandate for some employers and modify
it for others.
|For H-1B Employers: How Even a Single Employee’s H-1B Complaint Could Incite a Comprehensive DOL Investigation of Your H-1B Practices|
Reba Mendoza, Mary E. Pivec; Williams Mullen;
February 12, 2014, previously published on February 11, 2014In Greater Missouri Medical Pro-Care Providers, Inc., ARB Case No. 12-015, ALJ Case No. 2008-LCA-26 (2014), a divided U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) Administrative Review Board (the “Board”) partially reversed the decision of the Administrative Law Judge...