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Expect focus - volume III, Summer 2014
  • Carlton Fields Jorden Burt
  • USA
  • September 16 2014

EXPECTFOCUS is a quarterly review of developments in the insurance and financial services industry, provided on a complimentary basis to clients and


Post election update
  • Bracewell & Giuliani LLP
  • USA
  • November 9 2012

The voters have now spoken in one of the most hotly contested and expensive races in American history, and the net effect of countervailing political winds was ironically to perpetuate the political status quo


2014 summary of new Maine laws
  • Pierce Atwood LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2014

This year's 2nd regular legislative session was focused largely on budget matters, carry over legislation and a Limited number of new bills. Most


On the roadlegal considerations for telecommuting employees
  • Dykema Gossett PLLC
  • USA
  • June 19 2012

Given the ease with which teleworktelecommuting (employee working remotely) is possible and the myriad of reasons why employees desire to telecommute, it is not surprising that telecommuting is becoming more common


US political law compliance and risk management
  • Dentons
  • USA
  • April 3 2012

The influence of Super PACs on the Republican presidential primary has been well-documented


Breaking Treasury official announces anticipated delay in employer mandate, reporting requirements
  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • USA
  • July 2 2013

It will be an additional year before employer and insurer reporting under Code Sections 6055 and 6056 is effective (so the first reports will be due


IRS proposes 162(m) regulations for certain health insurance issuers
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • April 2 2013

Yesterday, the IRS proposed new regulations limiting the deductions that certain health insurance issuers may take for compensation paid to their


Weekly Washington healthcare update
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • April 1 2013

Last week, Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Boustany wrote a letter to HHS Secretary Sebelius inquiring about a voter registration


Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals holds certain severance payments are not subject to FICA tax
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • USA
  • September 19 2012

On September 7, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decision (United States v. Quality Stores, Inc.) holding that certain severance payments are not "wages" subject to Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA) tax, and upheld a bankruptcy court’s decision ordering a full refund of more than $1 million of FICA taxes paid by an employer with respect to severance payments it made to employees whose positions were eliminated in connection with the bankruptcy


Health care reform's medical loss ratio rebates and their impact on employer group health plans
  • Snell & Wilmer LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2012

Now that the Supreme Court has upheld the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, as amended by the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act (collectively, the “Act”), employers must move forward with implementation