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On the Cover of State Tax Notes: Isaacson and Bertoni Discuss Stare Decisis

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George Isaacson and David Bertoni made the cover of State Tax Notes this month with the latest installment of Brann & Isaacson’s quarterly column Eyes On E-Commerce.   In their article, “The Strange Death of Stare Decisis” Isaacson and Bertoni contend that the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decisions in South Dakota v. Wayfair and Janus v....

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Matthew Schaefer Discusses Wayfair Implications on Cyber Law & Business Report

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Brann & Isaacson Partner Matthew Schaefer appeared on the September 12, 2018 edition of the Cyber Law & Business Report with host Bennet Kelley to discuss the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair Inc., 138 S.Ct. 2080 (2018), in which Schaefer served as co-counsel to the Respondents.  Schaefer discussed the background to...

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Alabama Court of Appeals Rules In Favor of Scholastic Book Clubs

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Brann & Isaacson partner David W. Bertoni, representing Scholastic Book Clubs, Inc., successfully argued to the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals that the company had no obligation to collect and remit use taxes in connection with its sales of children’s books and related items to teachers, homeschooling parents, and schoolchildren.  The decision, which affirmed a judgment...

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Seven Brann & Isaacson Attorneys Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America© 2019

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Seven Brann & Isaacson attorneys have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019: George S. Isaacson, Commercial Litigation; Litigation and Controversy—Tax; Martin I. Eisenstein, Litigation and Controversy–Tax; Tax Law; Martha E. Greene, Trusts and Estates; Peter D. Lowe, Employment Law—Management; Benjamin W. Lund, Corporate Law; Real Estate Law; Peter. J. Brann,...

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Schaefer Details Post-Wayfair Uncertainty in New Article

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Partner Matthew Schaefer, who served as co-counsel to the Respondents in the landmark case of South Dakota v. Wayfair Inc., has published a feature article in the August 2018 edition of Digital Business Lawyer reporting on the Supreme Court’s Wayfair decision and the uncertainty it leaves for remote sellers and states regarding the enforceability of...

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Nicoletta To Address Maine Tax Forum

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Partner Kenleigh Nicoletta will speak at the Maine Tax Forum presented by SCORE on November 8, 2018 in Augusta, Maine. The Maine Tax Forum is a two-day program for experienced professionals providing tax advice to clients, especially regarding complex tax situations. Nicoletta’s presentation will focus on estate planning after the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act....

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Eisenstein and Schaefer Answer Questions About Post-Wayfair Compliance for ACMA “Legal Corner”

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In a post on the American Catalog Mailers’ Association “Legal Corner” on July 26, 2018, B&I Partners Martin Eisenstein and Matthew Schaefer provided answers to some of the fundamental questions confronting remote sellers striving to comply with sales tax requirements in multiple states in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in South Dakota...

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Matthew Schaefer Discusses Post-Wayfair Landscape in Podcast

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Partner Matthew Schaefer recently spoke with host Mike O’Brien of MultiChannel Merchant on the MCM CommerceChat podcast in a session assisting retailers in “Breaking Down the Aftermath of the Wayfair Decision.” Schaefer explained key aspects of the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair, in which he took part as a member...

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Brann & Isaacson Secures Dismissal Of Wiretapping Class Action Lawsuits

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On July 12, 2018, Senior United States District Judge William H. Pauley III of the Southern District of New York issued an opinion and order dismissing three separate class action privacy lawsuits alleging claims under federal wiretap and electronic surveillance statutes and New York consumer protection laws.  The court agreed with the arguments made by...

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Bertoni and Nuzzi Publish Article, Will Host Webinar On California Prop. 65 Changes

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Partners David Bertoni and Daniel Nuzzi highlight key changes to California’s Proposition 65 that will go into effect on August 30, 2018, in their newly published article, “Are You Ready for the Fast–Approaching Prop 65 Amendments?” The article discusses critical changes to labeling requirements, warning responsibilities, and the law’s safe–harbor provision that will go into...

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