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click to watch Videocast: Focus on Russian Sanctions
Videocast: Focus on Russian Sanctions
To ensure that broker-dealers (BDs) do not inadvertently facilitate an unlawful distribution of securities, the Securities and Exchange Commission has long required BDs to conduct a “reasonable inquiry” into the circumstances surrounding their customers’ claimed registration exemptions for transactions involving unregistered securities. However, the SEC recently injected confusion into this area by reaching a $1 million settlement with two BDs whose due diligence procedures appear, at times, to have been quite thorough.1   Although the settlement gives plenty of suggestions—but no answers—as to ... more

Legal Alerts
Legal Alert: Proposed Approach for Applying the “Look-Back” Method When the Section 4980H Measurement Period Changes October 16, 2014
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently issued Notice 2014-49 which describes a proposed approach for determining an employee’s full-time or part-time status for purposes of the employer shared ...
Sutherland SALT Team Continues Growth in New York with Addition of Open Weaver Banks October 23, 2014
We are pleased to announce that Open Weaver Banks has joined the firm’s State and Local Tax (SALT) practice as counsel in New York. Prior to joining Sutherland, Open was of counsel at Morrison & ...
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Tennessee DOR Deems Cloud Call Management Software a Telecom Service October 22, 2014
Partner Eric Tresh is quoted in a State Tax Today article regarding the Tennessee Department of Revenue’s decision that a technology company’s cloud-based service is subject to the state's sales tax. ...
Press Releases
Benchmark Litigation Recognizes Nine Sutherland Partners, Insurance Practice October 22, 2014
ATLANTA, HOUSTON and WASHINGTON—Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP is pleased to announce that nine of its litigators have been recognized by Benchmark Litigation, a guide to America's leading business ...

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click to watch Videocast: Focus on Russian Sanctions
Videocast: Focus on Russian Sanctions
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