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click to watch Webcast: Hot Topics Compliance Private Fund Advisers Annual Review
Webcast: Hot Topics Compliance Private Fund Advisers Annual Review
Treasury and the IRS offered two pieces of highly anticipated guidance on July 18 that are particularly relevant to the life insurance industry. Specifically: The IRS Large Business and International Division (LB&I) released a directive (the Directive) providing that LB&I examiners should not challenge (i) the eligibility of an insurance company’s hedges for guaranteed minimum benefits provided under variable annuity contracts to qualify as hedging transactions under Treas. Reg. § 1.1221-2(b); (ii) an insurance company’s mark-to-market values for eligible guaranteed minimum benefit hedges if ... more

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Legal Alert: Asbestos MDL Court Concludes Punitive Damages for Unseaworthiness Allowed for Seaman But Not for a Seaman’s Personal Representative in Wrongful Death or Survival Actions July 22, 2014
In a consolidated asbestos products liability multidistrict litigation (MDL), the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania held in In re Asbestos Products Liability Litigation ...
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NRECA Joins Shippers in Calling on Congress to Act on Rail Reform July 22, 2014
The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) is part of a coalition of shippers that renewed a year-long call for Congress to take action to reform the country's freight rail system. ...
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Trade Reconstruction Requirements Hit Swaps Market July 17, 2014
Of Counsel Warren Davis was quoted in a Markets Media article regarding trade reconstruction and new recordkeeping requirements imposed by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Among other ...
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Sutherland Among Top 20 “Best Law Firms to Work For” in Vault’s 2015 Survey July 22, 2014
ATLANTA and WASHINGTON—Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP is pleased to announce that the firm ranked among the top 20 “Best Law Firms to Work For” according to the 2015 annual survey conducted by ...

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click to watch Videocast: Perils for Businesses in Communicating with Customers via Telephone or Text—Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA)
Videocast: Perils for Businesses in Communicating with Customers via Telephone or Text—Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA)
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