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Business Tax Group Update - December 2013
The IRS announced annual inflation adjustments for more than 40 tax provision for tax year 2014.
By Business Taxation

Navigating the "Federal Courts Jurisdiction and Venue Clarification Act of 2011"
Kristan Burch was recently featured in the Winter 2013 issue of Litigation News, 'Navigating the 'Federal Courts Jurisdiction and Venue Clarification Act of 2011. '' Click on the pdf icon to view the article.
By Kristan B. Burch and Litigation

The Far-Reaching and Unintended Consequences of the State Corporation Commission’s Newly Granted Authority to Void Transactions Between Entities That Are “Substantially the Same” Pursuant to H.B. 2102 (2013)
This article will highlight the unintended consequences of the amendment to Virginia Code Section 8.9A-516.
By Robert C. Goodman Jr. and Laura Dickson Rixey

Title Insurance Client Alert - New Favorable Virginia Equitable Subrogation Decision
The attached favorable decision rendered on November 19, 2013 provides a much-needed boost to the doctrine of equitable subrogation, which has been under siege in Virginia federal and state courts in recent years
By Daniel F. Basnight, James L. Windsor and Title Insurance & Title Resolution

Health Insurance Marketplace Subsidies Workshop, December 2-4, 2013
John M. Peterson recently conducted a series of Health Insurance Markeplace Subsidies workshops.
By John M. Peterson and ESOPs & Employee Benefits

Smithfield Sale Could Spur More Chinese Investment
Brad Haneberg was recently quoted by NBC 12 Richmond regarding the Smithfield Foods buyout.
By Corporate & Public Finance

Credit Union Legal Update - November 2013
Sweepstakes are increasing in popularity with credit unions as key marketing tools. But, sweepstakes are highly regulated and can raise significant compliance issues. This article is designed as a very brief overview on the law governing sweepstakes.
By Stephen E. Story and Lender Representation