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Update: FinCEN Issues Final Rule Implementing the Corporate Transparency Act

Update: FinCEN Issues Final Rule Implementing the Corporate Transparency Act

Nov 04, 2022
Earlier this year we posted about the reporting requirements of the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA or the “Act”) and the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network’s (FinCEN) proposed regulations implementing the Act. In December of 2021, FinCEN issued a Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) implementing the BOI reporting provisions of the CTA. Just last month, on September 29, 2022, FinCEN issued a final rule establishing the BOI reporting requirement of the CTA.
Nineteen Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers of America

Nineteen Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers of America

Aug 18, 2022
Every year, BestLawyers publishes awards for the very "Best of the Best". Through peer-reviewed nominations and votes, the best attorneys in each state and practice areas are recognized for their hard work, dedication and expertise in law.
Ryan Gadapee VCIA Conference Moderator: Ethical Leadership

Primmer's Ryan Gadapee Invited to Moderate a Session at VCIA

Aug 02, 2022
Primmer, Piper, Eggleston & Cramer is pleased to announce that Ryan Gadapee has been invited to moderate a session at the 2022 Vermont Captive Insurance Association's Annual Conference, entitled, "Insights Into Ethical Leadership".
Ryan Long Graduates from

Ryan Long Graduates from "Leadership Champlain" Program

Jul 29, 2022
Primmer, Piper, Eggleston & Cramer is pleased to announce that Ryan Long has graduated from "Leadership Champlain" Program, a leadership program based in Burlington, Vermont.
Ryan Gadapee VCIA Conference Speaker: Case Study

Ryan Gadapee Invited to Speak at VCIA

Jul 27, 2022
Primmer, Piper, Eggleston & Cramer is pleased to announce that Ryan Gadapee has been invited to speak at the 2022 Vermont Captive Insurance Association's Annual Conference. As part of a 3-person panel, Ryan will be part of the "Captive Owner Case Study" presentation.
J. Paul Giuliani, 1944-2022

A Tribute to J. Paul Giuliani

Jul 26, 2022
J. Paul Giuliani died on July 12, 2022, following a long illness. Paul was known well throughout Vermont and New Hampshire for his great legal counsel and expertise. He was also a great friend to many, and respected by all who knew him.
Randy Wachsmann VCIA Conference Speaker

Randall Wachsmann Invited to Speak at VCIA

Jun 22, 2022
Establishing a Separate Account may be the right fit for certain captive insurance companies looking to add business that they wish to segregate from the captive’s core insurance program. Come find out more about separate accounts when Primmer attorney, Randall Wachsmann speaks as part of VCIA 2022.
Vermont Bankruptcy Court Clarifies

Vermont Bankruptcy Court Clarifies "Separate Transaction" and Dismisses Involuntary Petition

Jun 15, 2022
The firm Primmer, Piper, Eggleston & Cramer is pleased to announce that Attorneys Alexandra Edelman and Ryan Long successfully moved to dismiss an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed by creditors against Koffee Kup Bakery, Inc. The success was highlighted in a May issue of the ABI Journal, the publication of the American Bankruptcy Institute.
Firm Secures Victory Against Claim for Unpaid Overtime Wages

Firm Secures Victory Against Claim for Unpaid Overtime Wages

May 24, 2022
The firm Primmer, Piper, Eggleston & Cramer is pleased to announce that it secured a significant victory before the Vermont Supreme Court for one of its bank clients against a former employee claiming unpaid overtime wages. In a lengthy and robust decision, the Supreme Court noted that the question presented on appeal “appears to be a matter of national first impression.” In closely examining the overtime requirements set forth in the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act, followed by the State of Vermont, the Supreme Court agreed with the lower court’s conclusion that the bank’s method for calculating commissions that included deductions for wages already paid complied with the law so long as it met the minimum wage and overtime thresholds.
The New Hampshire Financial Responsibility Act: An Amendment That Reaches Across Borders

The New Hampshire Financial Responsibility Act: An Amendment That Reaches Across Borders

Mar 01, 2022
Since at least 1958, it has been clear that the New Hampshire Financial Responsibility Act does not apply to accidents that occur outside of New Hampshire. However, a July 2021 amendment to RSA 264:18 appears to have changed that rule and broadened the reach of the statute.