Sutherland represented Motorola Solutions, Inc., as insurance counsel, in Motorola’s agreement to transfer $3.1 billion in pension liabilities for approximately 30,000 retirees to Prudential by means of a group annuity contract.
Dodie C. Kent joined Sutherland’s insurance and financial services practice as partner in New York, expanding the firm’s services related to life insurance, regulatory compliance and securities enforcement.
Open Weaver Banks joined Sutherland’s State and Local Tax (SALT) practice as counsel in New York. Open brings a wealth of tax controversy and litigation experience that spans a broad spectrum of industries, including insurance, financial services, media and technology, cable and telecommunications, automotive, construction and manufacturing.
Captive Review named Sutherland Tax Advisory Firm of the Year for the second consecutive year in its 2014 U.S. Captive Service Awards. Judged by a panel of captive owners and risk managers and presented by the leading trade publication focused on risk management and captive insurance, the awards celebrate innovation, commitment and expertise in the captive insurance field.
Sutherland’s latest blog, the SharpeFundsLaw blog, provides timely discussions of emerging issues for hedge funds, private equity funds, real estate funds and their investors. For more information, please visit www.sharpefundslaw.com.
Sutherland is proud to be a returning Gold Sponsor of the Association of Corporate Counsel’s 2014 Annual Meeting, the largest gathering of in-house counsel from around the world. Ben Clark, David Goldwyn and Steve Roberts will lead CLE sessions.
In the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2014 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP scored 100% for the fifth year in a row in the study benchmarking important employer benefits and protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) employees and their families.
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