The Sutherland TCPA team has published its third annual REDIAL: 2016 TCPA YEAR IN REVIEW – ANALYSIS OF CRITICAL ISSUES AND TRENDS. This publication reflects the group’s in-depth analysis of significant Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) Supreme Court cases, litigation and regulatory developments, industry-focused analysis and a look at the future of the TCPA.
Sutherland is pleased to announce that the firm’s State and Local Tax (SALT) practice has published its fourth issue of the Sutherland SALT Scoreboard, a quarterly publication that tracks significant state tax litigation and controversy developments and tallies the results of taxpayer wins and losses across the country. This issue of the SALT Scoreboard includes Sutherland’s year-end observations for 2016, insights regarding the Ohio Supreme Court’s decision in Crutchfield Corp. v. Testa, and a spotlight on New Jersey.
Eversheds and Sutherland partners have voted overwhelmingly to combine, advancing the firms’ shared goal of providing clients with the highest quality service consistently around the globe. The two firms announced on November 29 that they were in discussions about a potential combination. The firms’ consultation and voting process concluded simultaneously on December 16 with exceptionally strong approval from the respective Partnerships. The firms will become equal members in a new entity and will do business around the world as Eversheds Sutherland. Both firms will begin using the Eversheds Sutherland identity on February 1, 2017.
Sutherland has been named Tax Practice Group of the Year for the third consecutive year by Law360, a nationwide legal news service. The award is given annually to firms that had the biggest wins and worked on the most important deals over a one-year period.
Sutherland is pleased to present the Winter edition of Partnering Perspectives, which provides insight into a number of developing legal issues that provide thought-provoking analysis of the challenges and opportunities that await us.
Sutherland scored 100% in the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) for the eighth year in a row. The CEI is a study that benchmarks important employer benefits and protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) employees and their families.
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