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Legal Alert: New Sedona Conference Commentary Recommends Restricting the Reach of Document Requests Directed to U.S. Affiliates of Overseas Companies (August 30, 2016)
Earlier this month, the Sedona Conference issued the final version of its “Commentary on Rule 34 and Rule 45 ‘Possession, Custody, or Control.’” The Commentary recommends adopting the “legal right” ...
Legal Alert: Don’t Hail the CAB – Why FINRA’s Capital Acquisition Broker Rule Set Will Not Get Private Funds to their Destination (August 29, 2016)
For many years, the private fund industry and the securities bar have called for a limited rule set to govern broker-dealers solely engaged in raising capital for private funds or other issuers of ...
Legal Alert: Treasury Announces 2016-2017 Regulatory Agenda for Employee Benefits  (August 25, 2016)
The principal regulators of U.S. employee benefits have recently published updates to their guidance plans for the coming months. On August 15, 2016, the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the ...
Legal Alert: NAIC Task Force Releases Revised Draft Insurance Data Security Model Law (August 25, 2016)
On August 17, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (the NAIC) Cybersecurity (EX) Task Force (the Task Force) released for comment a revised draft Insurance Data Security Model Law (the ...
Legal Alert: ISDA Publishes Variation Margin Protocol (August 23, 2016)
On August 16, 2016, the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. (ISDA) published the ISDA 2016 Variation Margin Protocol (VM Protocol). The VM Protocol is intended as a tool to help ...
Legal Alert: In Case You Missed It, A New Act Amends Wisconsin’s Managed Forest Law (August 17, 2016)
On April 14, 2016, Governor Scott Walker signed into law Wisconsin Senate Bill 434, a bill that significantly amends the Managed Forest Law (Sections 77.80 to 77.91, Wis. Stats.), thereby enacting ...
Legal Alert: Opting-In: Treasury Regulations Provide Rules for Electing into the New Partnership Audit Regime Early (August 15, 2016)
As reported in a prior Sutherland Legal Alert, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 (the 2015 Budget Act) makes significant changes to the procedural rules governing federal income tax audits and ...
Legal Alert: White House Issues Guidance Advising Agencies to Assess Climate Change in NEPA Reviews (August 11, 2016)
On August 1, the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) issued its final guidance for federal agencies on considering greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and the effects of climate change in ...
Legal Alert: Ten Things You Should Know About the 2016 Uniform Unclaimed Property Act (August 11, 2016)
The 2016 Uniform Unclaimed Property Act (2016 Act) was adopted unanimously by the Uniform Law Commission (ULC) in a 49-0 vote at its 2016 summer meeting. The adoption of the revised model law is a ...
Legal Alert: Power Play: Energy Utilities Score Big as FCC Approves Use of Robocalls and Texts Under the TCPA; Schools Get an Assist (August 8, 2016)
Late last week, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued a long-anticipated declaratory order, ruling that utility companies may make robocalls and send automated texts to their customers ...
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