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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

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 22 2014

In a consolidated asbestos products liability multidistrict litigation (MDL), the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Conjunction junction: Michigan Supreme Court holds "and" means "and" for use tax exemption

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 21 2014

The Michigan Supreme Court held that a taxpayer claiming a Michigan use tax exemption for sales tax "due and paid" on its purchases of tangible

Georgia Supreme Court applies the business judgment rule to bank officers and directors; decision has implications for corporate officers and directors

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 18 2014

In a landmark ruling for officers and directors of Georgia's financial institutions, the Supreme Court of Georgia held in FDIC v. Loudermilk

Vermont expands taxation of software to include remotely accessed prewritten software

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 15 2014

The Vermont Department of Taxes has released draft regulatory language regarding the collection of sales tax on remotely accessed prewritten software

U.S. House passes Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 15 2014

On July 15, the U.S. House of Representatives voted in favor of H.R. 3086, the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act (PITFA), by a voice vote. PITFA

Michigan Supreme Court upholds the Compact election

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 14 2014

On July 14, 2014, the Michigan Supreme Court in a splintered 3-1-3 decision found in favor of IBM's election to apply the Multistate Tax Compact's

Supreme Court of Texas provides “much-needed clarity” to Texas spoliation jurisprudence

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 9 2014

On July 3, the Supreme Court of Texas issued a significant opinion in Brookshire Brothers, Ltd. v. Jerry Aldridge, No. 10-0846 (Tex. 2014), that

Minnesota Department of Revenue revises a release that discusses application of sales tax to digital products

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 7 2014

The Minnesota Department of Revenue updated its Sales Tax Fact Sheet on digital products to explain that webinars (electronically accessed live or

RMD rules for longevity annuities finalized

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 2 2014

Longevity annuities are contracts that provide life annuity payments typically commencing at age 80 or 85; in many (but not all) cases, that is the

Texas Supreme Court holds cost to remove carbon dioxide injected in enhanced recovery operations is properly deductible from royalties

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 1 2014

On June 27, the Supreme Court of Texas issued an opinion in Marcia Fuller French, et al v. Occidental Permian Ltd., No 12-002 (Tex. June 27, 2014), a