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Videocast: Financial and Technology Issues for U.S. Broker-Dealers
The Uniform Law Commission (ULC) Life Insurance Working Group (Working Group) has released its recommendations  to revise the life insurance provisions of the Uniform Unclaimed Property Act of 1995 (1995 Uniform Act or Uniform Act).  The Working Group’s recommendations include triggering the dormancy period upon notice of death, retaining a three-year dormancy period, and implementing Social Security Administration Death Master File (DMF) search requirements consistent with the National Conference of Insurance Legislators (NCOIL) Model Act. The Working Group on life insurance is one element of the ... more

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Legal Alerts
Legal Alert: Regulators Respond to Recent Crude by Rail Incidents: Ten Considerations Before Shipping Crude by Rail to Mitigate Exposure February 27, 2015
Last week’s derailments in West Virginia and Canada bring more scrutiny to the already heavily scrutinized shipment of crude by rail given the real-time media coverage of the incidents. Last Friday, ...
Articles
Why Texas Will Never Recognize Underground Water Migration as Trespassing February 27, 2015
In his article for The Texas Lawbook, Sutherland attorney David Baay provides his thoughts on the recent decision from the Texas Supreme Court in FPL Farming Ltd. v. Environmental Processing Systems. ...
Blogs
Indiana Sees Distortion, Attacks Intellectual Property Arrangement February 27, 2015
By Zachary Atkins and Andrew ApplebyThe Indiana Department of State Revenue upheld an audit determination that an intellectual property arrangement between a parent company and its wholly owned ...
In the News
FINRA Fines Rose Sharply Last Year February 23, 2015
Sutherland’s annual study of disciplinary actions reported by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) in 2014 is featured in the Financial Advisor article, “FINRA Fines Rose Sharply Last ...
Press Releases
Sutherland 2014 FINRA Focus: Trade Reporting February 26, 2015
WASHINGTON—As reported on February 19, 2015 in Sutherland’s annual analysis of Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) disciplinary actions, trade reporting cases generated the fifth-highest ...

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