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The Insured Roll Up – Where Are We? (May 2015)
Captive Insurance Company Reports
In their article for Captive Insurance Company Reports, Sutherland attorneys P. Bruce Wright, M. Kristan Rizzolo and Saren Goldner discuss Humana Inc., v. Commissioner, a recently announced tax case ...
Broker-Dealers – New Targets of Unclaimed Property Audits (April 10, 2015)
Following on the heels of multimillion-dollar unclaimed property settlements involving more than 20 large life insurance companies, unclaimed property auditors have shifted their focus to ...
PIABA Trolls The Fiduciary Duty Debate (April 7, 2015)
On March 25, the Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association (PIABA) issued a self-described “review” or “study” (the report) finding that, in their advertising, brokerage firms have implied that ...
831(b) Companies (April 6, 2015)
Bloomberg Law – Tax Management Memorandum
In their article for Bloomberg Law, Sutherland attorneys P. Bruce Wright, M. Kristan Rizzolo and Saren Goldner discuss the mechanical §831(b) requirements, the general requirements for insurance ...
Integrating the Cultures—and Employment Laws—of Your Multinational Workforce in the Global Economy (April 2015)
ACC Docket
In the movie Up in the Air, actor George Clooney played a corporate hit-man, traveling around the country racking up frequent flyer miles as he fired people from one job after another. As Clooney’s ...
Bridging Turbulent Waters: BDCs Overcome Difficult Co-Investment Issues (April 2015)
The Investment Lawyer
As private investment funds reassess their participation in the capital markets, business development companies (BDCs) have emerged as viable alternative investment vehicles for those seeking to ...
Calling the High Court on TCPA and Sovereign Immunity (March 31, 2015)
On January 16, 2015, the plaintiff in Gomez v. Campbell-Ewald filed a petition for certiorari asking the U.S. Supreme Court to clarify whether government contractors and subcontractors are protected ...
Construction Project Payments: Fundamental Challenges & Solutions (March/April 2015)
CFMA Building Profits
Contractors today continue to struggle with a number of fundamental challenges to receiving payment on construction projects. Was the payment package in the correct format? Were all of the detailed ...
Holding Customer Checks: SEC “No Action” Letter Gives Significant Relief to Introducing Broker-Dealer (March 30, 2015)
National Society of Compliance Professionals
In her article for National Society of Compliance Professionals, Partner Holly Smith discusses the Securities and Exchange Commission’s recent “No-Action” letter, which interprets a specific ...
The Plaintiffs Are Coming: Preparing for the New Wave of Benzene Exposure Litigation against Refineries, Storage Facilities and Product Owners (March 2015)
Published in Hart Energy's FUEL Magazine. Copyright Hart Energy 2015.
For many years, the petrochemical industry has faced legal challenges relating to exposure to certain chemical compounds, including benzene. These challenges generally are mounted by workers ...
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