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IRS announces rules on transfers to foreign partnerships
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • August 17 2015

On August 6, 2015, the IRS issued Notice 2015-54 (the Notice), describing regulations under Section 721(c) meant to ensure that gain is recognized


Five questions curious minds want to know about the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action with Iran
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • Iran, USA
  • August 17 2015

U.S. and non-U.S. companies and financial institutions are struggling to understand the implications for their business if and when sanctions on Iran


New proposals from California Governor: will CEQA be fixed? Or will it get more complex and unwieldy?
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • August 12 2015

The California Governor's Office is seeking input on their proposals to update the CEQA Guidelines by October 12, 2015. They have released a


Important developments on overpayment liability under the False Claims Act
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • August 12 2015

On August 3, 2015, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of NewYork issued the first judicial opinion interpreting the Affordable Care


Statute of repose begins to run on substantial completion
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • August 5 2015

In State v. Perini Corp., the State of New Jersey brought suit against Perini (the design-build general contractor), the architect, the principal


California Supreme Court to decide whether second-lowest bidders may sue lowest bidder for intentional interference with prospective economic advantage
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • August 5 2015

The Supreme Court of California recently granted a petition to review a California Court of Appeal decision holding that the second-lowest bidders


Forgo experts at your own peril
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • August 5 2015

A recent ruling by the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida is a good reminder that experts are not only useful in


Words mean things: the power of definitions in construction contracts
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • August 5 2015

A recent case in the Federal Circuit revealed the danger of leaving undefined terms in construction contracts. The Department of Veterans Affairs


Payments to a REMIC trust find safe harbor, but another storm is brewing
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • August 3 2015

The Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois issued a noteworthy opinion for those whose work involves real estate mortgage conduit


Investor-owned life insurance
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • August 3 2015

Investor-owned life insurance is sort of an oxymoron because every owner of a whole life policy owns an investment: that is part of the sales pitch