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A Step in the Right Direction: IRS Rules on North-South Spinoffs
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
  • USA
  • May 22 2017

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently released guidance on certain "north-south" spinoff transactions. Generally, a "north-south" transaction


Institutional Shareholder Services Changes 2017 Voting Policy Applicable to Business Development Companies
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2017

In November 2016, Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS), a proxy advisory firm, released updates to its US Proxy Voting Policies and


Georgia DOR Rules that Sales to Out-of-State Purchasers Are Subject to Sales Tax When Delivered to In-State Assembly Facility
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2017

In Georgia Letter Ruling SUT-2016-24, the Georgia Department of Revenue ruled that sales of software equipment delivered to a Georgia assembly


Plan of Defense: White House Issues Executive Order on Cybersecurity
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2017

On May 11, 2017, President Trump signed an Executive Order (EO) on "Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure."


Chicago Left Out in the Cold - Illinois Appeals Court Reverses Chicago's $29.1 million CHAT Award
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2017

The Appellate Court of Illinois reversed the Circuit Court’s $29.1 million Chicago Hotel Accommodations Tax (CHAT) award for Chicago holding that


Videocast: Insurance and Automated Transportation
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
  • USA
  • May 16 2017

The question isn’t whether automated technology will impact the auto insurance industry, but how big that disruption will be and when that disruption


Supreme Court Applies FAA Preemption to Contract Formation
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
  • USA
  • May 16 2017

The Supreme Court held yesterday that the Federal Arbitration Act preempts state law governing contract formation where a state rule discriminates


Privilege, Not a Right: US Court of Appeals Sets Record Straight on Privilege Logs
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
  • USA
  • May 12 2017

Does a conversation with an in-house attorney always carry with it the protection of the attorney-client privilege? The answer is a resounding "no,"


Georgia Governor Signs into Law Revisions to Business Judgment Rule, Codifying Protections for Banking and Corporate Officers and Directors
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
  • USA
  • May 10 2017

On Tuesday, Governor Nathan Deal signed into law a change to Georgia's business judgment rule. The legislation, which was supported by the Georgia


ACA Brief: Path to RepealHouse Resuscitates the AHCA
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
  • USA
  • May 9 2017

On May 4, 2017, the US House of Representatives passed H.R. 1628, or the American Health Care Act (AHCA), by a vote of 217 to 213 with all Democrats