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“My Week as a Member of the European Parliament”: BBC Feature

The BBC is running an interesting and entertaining feature. A journalist is chronicling his week at the European Parliament, “embedded” with elected Members. The first instalment is available here. Monday, or getting to Strasbourg, is here. And heres Tuesday. It… … Continue reading

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Tax Avoidance Rules Increase the Compliance Burden in EU Member Countries

The question of how to address base erosion and profit shifting has been a growing concern in recent years. It gained force around the world when the OECD published recommendations from the Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) project in … Continue reading

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Individuals serving a public entity as independent contractors are not eligible for member service credit in a New York State public retirement system

Petitioner, a member of the New York State and Local Employees' Retirement System [NYSERS], applied for retirement service credit attributed to his alleged employment by Nassau County for a period running from October 15, 1974 to December 19, 1976. His … Continue reading

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Determining the compensation to be included when calculating the final average salary of a New York City Employees Retirement System member

Determining the compensation to be included when calculating the final average salary of a New York City Employees Retirement System memberBenjamin v New York City Employees Retirement Sys., 2019 NY Slip Op 01593, Appellate Division, Second DepartmentWhen the New York City Employees Retirement … Continue reading

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FINRA Invites Member Firms to Self-Report Potential Share Class Selection Violations

FINRA has announced a new self-reporting initiative covering potential violations by its Member Firms of various rules governing share class recommendations relating to 529 Plans. See FINRA Regulatory Notice 19-04 (Jan. 28, 2019). Similar to the SEC’s recent self-reporting initiative … Continue reading

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