Business intermediaries who facilitate the purchase or sale of privately-held businesses for a success fee based on the size of the completed acquisition may no longer have to be concerned about registering as broker-dealers…more
What happens to the payment for a solar renewable energy credit (SREC) when the payor closes its doors? Maryland citizens are finding out the hard way. The promises made to some of them are turning up empty…more
Would an 80% premium steer you away from an energy source that was low-carbon, naturally abundant in the United States, not subject to the vicissitudes of weather, incapable of nuclear meltdown and accompanied by a…more
The New York Green Bank has issued an RFP for developers, energy service companies, owner/operators and equipment manufacturers—as well as private-sector capital providers, including financial institutions or other third-party…more
The ACA Employer Shared Responsibility Provisions require an employer with at least 50 full-time employees (including full-time equivalent employees) to offer health coverage to its full-time (30 hours per week) employees (and…more
Private equity investments in healthcare providers have grown exponentially in recent years as investors see the high potential for profitability in the industry. Nonetheless, it is important for investors to keep in mind that…more
Would you care to hazard a guess at how long it takes to bring online an offshore wind farm in the United States? At the moment, it is 12+ years and counting. A recent court filing arguing constitutional questions is certain…more
Effective December 30, 2013, the EPA acted to amend the standards and practices for conducting all appropriate inquiries (“AAI”) to embrace an update to ASTM International standards, and to expressly bring vapor issues to the…more
The deadline for appealing local property taxes in Connecticut is approaching. If you are considering appealing local property taxes this year, the following is a general explanation of Connecticut’s appeal procedure and…more
This is an important legal development for any company that is cleaning up an old contaminated site in New Jersey and requires more time to complete the remedial investigation.
The decision in Quellos Group LLC v. Federal Insurance Co., No. 68478-7-1 (Wash. Ct. App. Nov. 12, 2013) is a reminder that vague policy language can be costly. You may not have access to your excess insurance funds. The Court…more
Just before the New Year the New York Appellate Division affirmed in about a dozen words the trial court decision in Syracuse University v. National Union Fire Insurance Co. of Pittsburgh, Pa., No. 2012EF63, slip op. at 2 (N.Y…more
In late 2012, the New Jersey Legislature enacted N.J.S.A. 34:11-56.12 to require employers with 50 or more employees to post a notice informing employees of the right to gender equity in pay, compensation, benefits, or other…more
The SEC has released long-awaited proposed rules to implement Title IV of the JOBS Act, now known as Regulation A+. This regulation could bridge a difficult gap for small companies looking to raise capital. If your company has a…more
Statisticians call it a correlation when two sets of data are strongly linked. Last Friday, the governor of California declared a state of emergency arising from the persistent drought that resulted in 2013 being the driest…more
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