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Doreen Connor Nominated NHWBA SHERO List

Doreen Connor Nominated NHWBA SHERO List

May 07, 2019
In celebration of NHWBA's 20th Anniversary, they unveiled our SHERO Campaign to honor the female heroes of our members and friends. Attorney Doreen Connor was nominated to her leadership and contributions to the New Hampshire legal community.
Captive Insurers’ Court Losses May End Tax Planning Method

Captive Insurers’ Court Losses May End Tax Planning Method

May 06, 2019
Internal Revenue Service enforcement actions against in-house insurers that elect not to pay tax on premiums.
Practical Law State Q&A: Vermont Right of Publicity Laws

Practical Law State Q&A: Vermont Right of Publicity Laws

Apr 30, 2019
This week, attorneys Douglas (Doug) Wolinsky and Ryan Long published the Practical Law State Q&A: Right of Publicity Laws.
News from the Vermont State House: Captive Legislation Moves Forward

News from the Vermont State House: Captive Legislation Moves Forward

Apr 25, 2019
Blessedly far from any political posturing, legislation updating Vermont’s captive insurance laws was readily passed by both houses and just signed into law on April 18. The bill was the latest in what has become an annual “housekeeping” exercise in the Legislature to add new initiatives or simply make some technical amendments that clarify or implement the law.
Microsoft: What it means for captives

Microsoft: What it means for captives

Apr 25, 2019
By now, most in the captive insurance industry know about the Cease and Desist Order issued last year by the elected Washington Insurance Commissioner (the “Commissioner”) to Cypress, Microsoft’s Arizona-domiciled captive. The Commissioner ordered Cypress to stop transacting insurance and to pay Washington tax on its premiums, as well as interest and penalties. The dispute settled for $876,820, and Cypress issues its policies through a surplus lines broker.
Renewable Energy Taxation 101

Renewable Energy Taxation 101

Apr 22, 2019
Nicole Bodoh, Esq. is a featured speaker at the upcoming Clean Energy NH Renewable Energy Taxation 101 event on Thursday, May 23, 2019. The event is an in-depth forum featuring experts in state and federal…
Attorney Gary Karnedy Receives ILR Certificate from Cornell University

Attorney Gary Karnedy Receives ILR Certificate from Cornell University

Apr 16, 2019
Congratulations to Gary Karnedy, Esq. for successfully earning the Cornell University's School of Industrial and Labor Relations (IRL) Certificate in Labor Relations - Advanced Collective Bargaining Studies.
Jonathan Ross, Esq. Attends ABA Day 2019

Jonathan Ross, Esq. Attends ABA Day 2019

Apr 09, 2019
Tomorrow, Attorney Jonathan Ross will attend American Bar Association's ABA Day in Washington D.C. Jon and his fellow ABA members will be visiting the NH delegation and urge full funding for The Legal Services Corporation that provides funds for the delivery of legal services to those unable to afford them.
Gary L. Franklin, Esq.

President's Column | Behold the Future

Mar 28, 2019
Vermont Bar Journal Spring 2019 President's Column, Behold the Future
Elizabeth Brown Presenting at the Wealth Counsel Symposium Summer 2019

Elizabeth Brown Presenting at the Wealth Counsel Symposium Summer 2019

Mar 15, 2019
Elizabeth Brown, Esq. is scheduled to present at the annual Wealth Counsel Symposium in Boston, MA. Her presentation titled, Adding Business Planning to an Estate Planning Practice, will take place on Wednesday, July 31 from 9:15 am - 10:15 am.