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U.S. Customs Aims to Increase Enforcement of the Jones Act
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • July 20 2016

In what could foretell a significant increase in the enforcement of the coastwise trade provisions of the Jones Act, U.S. Customs and Border


Court of Appeals Hears National Federation of the Blind’s Challenge to DOT Rule Regarding Blind-Accessible Kiosks at Domestic Airports
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • July 19 2016

On June 29, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit heard the National Federation of the Blind's (NFB) challenge to a


SEC Issues Guidance on Business Continuity Planning for Registered Investment Companies
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • July 15 2016

On June 27, the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission's (Commission or SEC) Division of Investment Management (IM) issued a Guidance Update


Sutherland Wins Dismissal of TCPA Fax Case: Applying Spokeo, Court Finds Plaintiff Incurred No Actual Harm
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • July 14 2016

On July 5, in Sartin v. EKF Diagnostics, Inc., No. 16-1816, 2016 WL 3598297 (E.D. La. July 5, 2016), the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District


Technical corrections to best interest contract and principal transaction exemptions
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • July 12 2016

THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR (DOL) HAS PUBLISHED TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TWO OF THE EXEMPTIONS ISSUED IN CONJUNCTION WITH ITS FINAL RULE EXPANDING


Sutherland "SALT Scoreboard" Publication - Second Quarter 2016
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • July 12 2016

This is the second edition of the Sutherland SALT Scoreboard. Each quarter, we tally the results of what we deem to be significant taxpayer wins and


Argentina Relaxes Restrictions on Ownership of Rural Properties by Foreigners
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • Argentina, USA
  • July 11 2016

On June 29, 2016, the Argentine executive branch enacted decree 8202016 (the New Decree), easing certain restrictions imposed under existing law on


Deferred No Longer: Treasury and IRS Issue Long-Awaited 409A Guidance
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • July 11 2016

On June 21, the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued proposed Internal Revenue Code (Code) section 409A regulations


Advice for the Next Administration and Congress: Lead with Compliance
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • July 8 2016

In this continuing series on regulatory issues for in-house counsel and compliance professionals, the author will devote the next few columns to


Software Services No Tax: Bundles of Electronically-Transferred Software and Related Services Not Subject to Georgia Sales and Use Tax
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • July 7 2016

The Georgia Department of Revenue (Department) released a letter ruling stating that a taxpayer’s sales of computer software and related services