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|California's "Doing Business" Standard Requires Neither Any "Doing" Nor Any "Business" in California|
Stephen A. Burroughs, Pilar Mata; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP;
August 19, 2014, previously published on August 13, 2014 The California Franchise Tax Board (FTB) issued a legal ruling determining that it will attribute the business activities of a multiple-member limited liability company classified as a partnership for tax purposes (LLC) to its members when determining whether such members are “doing...
|Estate Planners: Beware the Dependant Relief Claim|
Houser Henry Syron LLP;
August 19, 2014Planning and writing a Will can be a daunting task. Finding good counsel is critical to ensuring that it is drafted correctly and that the “testator’s” (the person who is making the Will) wishes are met upon their death. It may come as a surprise to some that in fact,...
|Q&A: Landlord Options for Defaulting Commercial Tenancies|
Houser Henry Syron LLP;
August 19, 2014One of the more challenging aspects of being a landlord is dealing with a tenant in default. When a tenant misses a rent payment, they not only violate the lease agreement but place a substantial burden on the landlord. In these circumstances, what options does a landlord have?
|Is Electricity a Good or a Service?|
Timothy Spencer; Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., L.P.A.;
August 19, 2014, previously published on Augsut 8, 2014Intuition would seem to make the issue of whether electricity qualifies as a good or service simple, for purposes of Uniform Commercial Code applicability. After all, that electricity usage is measured in certain units (kilowatts) by a device (electric meter) that lends a great deal of common sense...
|Should Your Business Seek Tax Amnesty?|
McDonald Hopkins LLC;
August 19, 2014, previously published on August 14, 2014A majority of states have had tax amnesty programs during the past several years. Amnesty programs generally allow a business to achieve state tax compliance while paying taxes for only a limited number of past years (as opposed to all possible years). As an additional benefit, amnesty programs...
|Big Changes for Small Business: Revisions to Protest and Appellate Procedure|
Edward T. DeLisle, Maria L. Panichelli, Gary J. Repke, Jr.; Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC;
August 19, 2014, previously published on August 11, 2014Attention all small business owners! As a result of a final rule issued by the FAR Council on July 25, requirements for protesting small businesses size and eligibility status are changing effective August 25, 2014. This rule, which finalizes an interim rule issued on March 7, 2013, updates size...
|CFPB Releases Overdraft Study|
Robert L. Carothers; Jones Walker LLP;
August 18, 2014, previously published on August 14, 2014On July 31, 2014, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") released the results of a study prepared by its Office of Research on the topic of checking account overdrafts. The study was based on a sampling of data from several large banks supervised by the CFPB. It contains a...
|Businesses Around the United States Being Targeted for Alleged Inaccessible Websites|
Duane Morris LLP;
August 18, 2014, previously published on August 14, 2014While plaintiff's lawyers have been busy the past two years filing lawsuits around the United States alleging violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) related to physical barriers—including a wave of class action lawsuits against banks for inaccessible ATMs and against...
|A Blockbuster Decision in Contractual Interpretation|
Geoff R. Hall; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
August 18, 2014, previously published on August 8, 2014In the world of contractual interpretation, the decision of the Supreme Court of Canada in Sattva Capital Corp. v. Creston Moly Corp. is a blockbuster. Sattva does three significant things. First, it determines that contractual interpretation generally involves a mixed question of fact and law, not...
|Law No. 20,760 Which Introduces the Concept of Single Employer In Connection With Certain Interrelated Business|
Oscar Aitken; Carey;
August 15, 2014On July 9th, 2014, it was published in the Official Gazette the Law No. 20,760 which introduces the concept of single employer in connection with certain interrelated business, amending articles 3 and 507 of the Labor Code.