On Monday, April 21, the New Jersey Division of Taxation will release new regulatory guidance regarding the sales tax treatment of software and related services.
New Jersey imposes sales tax on the sale of tangible…more
In March, the Federal Circuit settled a split between the Government Accountability Office (“GAO”) and the Court of Federal Claims that focused on the gray area between cooperative agreements and procurement contracts. Siding…more
Illinois Sales and Use Tax Sourcing Regulations Shakeup -
On November 21, 2013, in Hartney Fuel Oil Company v. Hamer, the Illinois Supreme Court determined that the longstanding regulations for…more
This Reed Smith client alert looks at the UK government’s response to the independent review of the regulation of cosmetic interventions in the UK.
The key issues In recent years, cosmetic procedures have become widely…more
2013 was a year of unprecedented scrutiny of financial relationships between manufacturers and health care professionals, such as physicians. Both the United States and France imposed sweeping new reporting and disclosure…more
The London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) recently published for consideration the Final Draft of its proposed new Arbitration Rules to replace the 1998 Rules.
The proposed changes bring the LCIA Rules into…more
Since the U.S. Supreme Court struck down Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (“DOMA”) June 26, 2013 (U.S. v. Windsor), there have been many questions regarding the recognition of same-sex spouses for qualified retirement…more
Despite the industry maxim “where there’s a hit, there’s a writ” and the numerous plagiarism allegations made in the TV business, it is well known in the copyright world that the English courts have refused to recognise a free…more
On Thursday 3 April 2014, the European Parliament voted to adopt net neutrality. The principle of net neutrality is that all data on the internet is to be treated equally, regardless of platform, application, source or user. The…more
Starting with the Securities and Exchange Commission's January 2014 announcement that cybersecurity is a priority in its National Examination Program, SEC Chair Mary Jo White and others at the SEC have continued to stress the…more
Whistleblower lawsuits against health care providers have nearly doubled in the past five years, and have resulted in massive awards. According to the Department of Justice, the government recovered $4.3 billion from health care…more
In This Issue:
- One-Year Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Fix
- Valuation of Services Under the Physician Fee Schedule
- ICD-10 Delay; LTCH Moratorium to Become Effective Immediately
- Skilled Nursing Facility…more
On April 1, 2014, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe signed HB 5001. This law imposes severe restrictions on the existing exceptions to intangible expense addback to Virginia taxable income. Specifically, the new law limits the…more
Member States’ ambassadors to the EU, known as the Committee of Permanent Representatives, have endorsed the agreement between the Council Presidency and representatives of the European Parliament on a proposed new EU Directive…more
Following a judicial review action brought by the Russian aluminium producer, United Company Rusal plc (“Rusal”), the English High Court has decided that the LME’s consultation in relation to the introduction of a rule aiming to…more
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