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Goodwill to Pay $100,000 to Settle EEOC Lawsuit for Retaliation

Lawton Store Fired Worker for Testifying on Behalf of Discrimination Victim, Federal Agency Charged - OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. - Goodwill Industries will pay $100,000 and furnish other relief to settle a long-standing...more

Goodwill Investigating Possible Data Breach

Yesterday it was announced that a number of financial institutions reported tracking what could be a series of credit card breaches involving various Goodwill locations nationally. Goodwill operates more than 2,900 stores...more

Goodwill Owned by a Shareholder Can Provide Tax Planning Opportunities

A recent U.S. Tax Court case reminds us that the personal goodwill owned by the principal shareholder/employee can provide significant tax planning opportunities. Generally, the sale of assets by a "regular" corporation...more

Protecting Your US Business From Unfair Competition by Former Employees Requires Timely and Prudent Action

The potential risks posed to a business by former employees are common to employers worldwide. Whether an employee is working in Jakarta, London or New York at termination of the employment relationship makes little...more

Private Company GAAP Arrives

Two GAAP alternatives for private companies have been released by FASB. The alternatives were created by the Private Company Council, or PCC. ...more

Tax Law Alert: Sales Factor Excludes Amounts Received from the Sale of Goodwill

In a case argued by Stoel Rives, the Oregon Supreme Court upheld the judgment of the Oregon Tax Court in favor of Tektronix, Inc. The Supreme Court ruled that, for purposes of apportioning income, the sales factor excluded...more

Oregon Supreme Court Decides Sales Factor Case

On December 12, 2013, the Oregon Supreme Court issued its decision in Tektronix, Inc. v. Oregon Dep’t. of Revenue. The court held that the taxpayer’s receipts from the sale of goodwill, making up a part of the sale of a...more

Strategies for More Tax-Effective Physician Acquisition Transactions (Presentation)

In This Presenation: - Physician Practice Acquisitions - Overview of Personal and Enterprise Goodwill - Regulatory and Legal Considerations - Practice Acquisitions Involving Personal Goodwill - Valuing...more

Restrictive covenants in the US: navigating the quagmire of enforceability

Post-employment restrictive covenants in the context of employment relationships have long posed challenges for employers. Both the nature of the agreement and the context in which it is entered into impact the enforceability...more

Sutherland SALT Shaker: August 2013 Digest

In this issue: - No Expressions of Goodwill from Arizona Department of Revenue - California Court of Appeal: ITFA Doesn’t Make the CUT - Round We Go: Indiana Denies Taxpayer’s Intercompany “Residual...more

Does A Radio Station Have Goodwill?

A recent Claims Court case addressed whether a radio station's assets include goodwill....more

The International Academy of Trial Lawyers China Program Builds Goodwill and Helps Shape Chinese Law

Committed to establishing the Rule of Law, the International Academy of Trial Lawyers (IATL) sent lawyers to numerous former Iron Curtain countries in Asia and Eastern Europe in the early ‘90s. After the trip, the group...more

Goodwill Industries and OFCCP Settle Reverse Sex Discrimination Findings

The Department of Labor announced that Goodwill Industries, best known for their donation centers and retail stores, has agreed to settle allegations of systemic discrimination stemming from Goodwill’s selection practices....more

Legislative Amendment to California's Loss of Business Goodwill Statute?

California's loss of business goodwill statute, Code of Civil Procedure section 1263.510, provides that before a business can submit its goodwill claim to a jury in an eminent domain case, the business must first demonstrate...more

Eminent Domain: The Continuing Battle Over the Roles of Judge and Jury

Eminent domain cases are unique in that the roles of the judge and the jury do not match the typical civil jury trial experience where the jury is the arbiter of fact and the judge decides the law. In eminent domain, the...more

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