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ERISA – Conflict Of Interest – Life Insurance

Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) cases are difficult at best.  But finally, here is a win in the courts.  The 5th Circuit issued a ruling on June 13, 2018, in favor of a claimant.  The case is styled, Ester … Continue reading

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Interest rate benchmark reform: transition to a world without LIBOR

The FCA has published a speech by its Chief Executive, Andrew Bailey, on transitioning from LIBOR to alternative interest rate benchmarks. Highlights in the speech include: the absence of ways to remedy the current underlying weakness in LIBOR lead to … Continue reading

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The IRS Can NEVER waive interest on late taxes

A client who owns a business recently claimed an R&D tax credit.  The IRS denied his use of the credit, he hired me, we went to Tax Court and ultimately settled on most of the issues with the IRS.  My … Continue reading

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SEC Settles Charges with Investment Adviser for Failing to Disclose Conflicts of Interest

On June 4, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission issued an Order Instituting Administrative and Cease-and-Desist Proceedings against deVere USA, Inc. (“deVere”), a registered investment adviser.  The SEC’s Order alleges that deVere failed “to make full and fair disclosure to … Continue reading

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Is ICANN Accountable to the Global Public Interest? ICANN Ignores Non-Commercial Users in Internet P

The message is clear. ICANN has forgotten who it works for – us – Internet users – including noncommercial users. Now is the time to remind ICANN that it must be accountable to the global public interest or it has … Continue reading

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