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click to watch Videocast: Methods of Accounting: A Brief Overview
Videocast: Methods of Accounting: A Brief Overview
On May 26, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia affirmed the result of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia in Validus Reinsurance, Ltd. v. U.S., 19 F. Supp. 3d 225 (2014), which was the first case to involve a challenge to the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) “cascading” application of the federal excise tax (FET) to premiums paid by one foreign insurer or reinsurer to another foreign reinsurer in connection with insurance policies covering U.S. risks.  In reaching its decision, however, the Court of Appeals rejected the plain-language reasoning embraced by the ... more

Legal Alerts
Legal Alert: DOL Has Many Questions About its Fiduciary Reproposal May 28, 2015
As has been widely reported, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) on April 14 issued its proposal to expand the definition of investment advice fiduciary under the Employee Retirement Income Security ...
FATCA – Key Points to Remember for Captives June 2015
The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) regime became partially effective on July 1, 2014; however, pursuant to Notice 2014-22 the IRS indicated its intention to treat the years 2014 and 2015 ...
EPA Finalizes Definition of Waters to be Covered under the Clean Water Act May 28, 2015
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Army Corps of Engineers finalized a redefinition of the "Waters of the U.S." under the Clean Water Act. The EPA did so without consulting stakeholders, ...
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Attorneys React to Supreme Court’s Wartime Limits to FCA Ruling May 26, 2015
Sutherland attorney Wilson Barmeyer is quoted in this Law360 article regarding the U.S. Supreme Court overturning a Fourth Circuit decision in Kellogg Brown & Root Services Inc. et al. v. U.S. ex ...
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21 Sutherland Practice Areas, 58 Attorneys Named Among Nation’s Best in 2015 Chambers USA May 19, 2015
ATLANTA and WASHINGTON—Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP announces that 21 practices and 58 attorneys at the firm earned recognition in the 2015 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers ...

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click to watch Videocast: EB-5 Program: An Alternative Financing Source
Videocast: EB-5 Program: An Alternative Financing Source
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