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Illinois law firm continues to clog court system with tax-related False Claims Act allegationsbut proposed legislation may offer relief

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 13 2015

As many readers of this blog know, over the past 12 years the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois has been deluged with lawsuits filed by a Chicago

2014 review: the New York False Claims Act

  • Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 13 2015

There was significant activity in 2014 in matters involving the New York False Claims Act (NY FCA). This review summarizes the legislative activity

Legislation extends wind Production Tax Credit (“PTC”) eligibility to projects for which construction began prior to January 1, 2015

  • O'Melveny & Myers LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 22 2014

On December 19, 2014, the President signed the Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014 that retroactively extended PTC eligibility under Section 45 of

Production tax credit extended for renewable projects beginning construction in 2014

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 22 2014

On December 19, 2014, President Obama signed into law the Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014 (H.R. 5771). H.R. 5771 includes a retroactive one-year

Lessons from the last rush to start construction

  • Chadbourne & Parke LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 17 2014

The Senate vote last night to let developers of wind, geothermal, biomass, landfill gas, incremental hydroelectric and ocean energy projects claim

House passes PTC extension through end of 2014

  • Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 4 2014

Today, the House passed H.R. 5771. To become law, H.R. 5771 must still pass the Senate and be signed by the president. We expect both of those steps

Prove it!: Illinois Cook County Circuit Court finds that relator failed to meet burden under the Illinois False Claims Act

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 25 2014

The Illinois Cook County Circuit Court held that an Illinois law firm (the Relator) that filed a qui tam lawsuit against a taxpayer failed to meet

In other news - Project Finance News Wire - November 2014

  • Chadbourne & Parke LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 17 2014

THE INCOME METHOD can be calculated in more than one way to value a project. The Minnesota Tax Court chose a method that looked back in time rather

IRS scrutiny puts prison financings on lockdown

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 12 2014

Few prospects are more terrifying than either an audit by the Internal Revenue Service or anything involving prison. Put the two together, and you

State and local infrastructure financing ballot initiatives

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 10 2014

On Nov. 4, 2014, voters across the country addressed a series of state and local infrastructure funding proposals that will have substantial