Tag Archives: Issues

Defined Benefit Plans Have Issues Too

Defined  benefit plans may have markedly declined (44% since 1975 according to the Department of Labor), but they haven’t become any more understandable to employers. Indeed, the IRS continues to find the same type of mistakes during audit examinations. Here … Continue reading

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Antitrust chief discusses antitrust issues related to financial sector at Fordham conference

By E. Darius Sturmer, J.D.Makan Delrahim, Assistant Attorney General in charge of the Department of Justice Antitrust Division, delivered a speech at the Fordham University School of Law in New York City discussing the application of the antitrust laws to … Continue reading

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Complex decision of the Commissioner of Education addresses many procedural and substantive issues requiring its reproduction in its entirety

Appeal of JANE DOE from action of the Board of Education of the Port Byron Central School District regarding a personnel action.Decision of the Commissioner of Education, Decision No. 17,627Elia, Commissioner.–Petitioner challenges her teaching assignment to seven periods of in-school suspension (“ISS”) by the Board … Continue reading

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Massachusetts Department of Revenue Issues Draft Technical Information Release Addressing Opportunity Zones

On May 9, 2019, the Massachusetts Department of Revenue issued for practitioner comment a working draft Technical Information Release ("TIR") addressing the Massachusetts corporate excise and personal income tax ramifications of the federal Opportunity Zone provisions. Due to the different … Continue reading

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Suspicious Activity Monitoring and Reporting – FINRA Issues Notice Consolidating Governmental and Regulatory “Red Flag” Guidance

Enforcement actions sanctioning firms and, in a few cases, individuals for failing to investigate and report suspicious activity have been significantly on the rise. SEC, FinCEN, FINRA, and others have been active in this area, particularly with regard to trading … Continue reading

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