A recent case out of the Southern District of New York highlights, once again, the expansive reach of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act of 1980 (“CERCLA”) also known as Superfund. In APL… Read more
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On July 2, 2013, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit held that the Department of Labor’s (“DOL”) 2010 Administrative Interpretation (“Interpretation”) regarding the exempt status of mortgage loan officers… Read more
On November 7, 2013, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued a proposed rule it says will improve workplace safety and health through improved tracking of workplace injuries and illnesses. The stated purpose of this… Read more
In June, the Supreme Court invalidated a portion of the Defense of Marriage Act and provided favorable tax treatment for the estate of a same-sex spouse. Like most litigation, the Court’s decision raised as many questions… Read more
It’s April and your CPA just told you the check you need to send the IRS on the 15th exceeds your take-home pay for last year by more than $50,000. Is this a ridiculous scenario? … Read more
Beginning January 1, 2014, individuals and small businesses will have the opportunity to purchase health insurance coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace (“Marketplace”) established pursuant to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“ACA”). Open… Read more
The internet is about to have millions of new addresses, significantly increasing the possibility of cybersquatting. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (“ICANN”), the organization essentially responsible for policing the internet’s domain name… Read more
The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 enacted on January 2, 2013 creates a unique opportunity for charitable giving. Individuals with IRAs who have attained age 70½ may make a tax-free rollover to charity of… Read more