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    • Brann & Isaacson attorneys selected for The Best Lawyers in America© 2018

      Seven Brann & Isaacson attorneys have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018: 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.

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    • Law Court Affirms B&I Trial Court Victory

      Peter Brann and Michael Carey prevailed today in the Law Court, Maine’s highest court, on an appeal concerning a class action lawsuit challenging a probate judge’s scheduling decisions on constitutional grounds. Brann and Carey took over the defense just prior to trial and won despite findings by the trial judge that the probate judge knew the scheduling changes would cause or ...

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  • George Isaacson Testifies Before House Judiciary Committee

    … On July 25, 2017, Senior Partner George Isaacson gave testimony to the Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law of the House Judiciary Committee in Washington, DC. His subject was state regulatory overreach and its negative impact on American business and consumers. In his testimony, available here, Isaacson addressed…

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  • Eisenstein gives Webinar on Cloud Computing

    … Martin Eisenstein recently presented a webinar for Strafford Publishing on sales tax issues in connection with cloud computing. His presentation focused on the thorny questions of sourcing cloud computing services as well as of characterization of the service in order to determine its taxability. His presentation also addressed the nexus consequences of cloud computing services both for the provider and the customer. The post Eisenstein gives Webinar on Cloud Computing appeared first on Brann & Isaacson. …

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  • B&I Attorneys Tackle Local Tax Issues In State Tax Notes Article

    … Managing partner Martin I. Eisenstein and attorney Jamie Szal, who recently joined Brann & Isaacson after practicing state and local tax law in Massachusetts, have written a news article for State Tax Notes on “The L in SALT: Limits on Local Jurisdiction to Tax,” which discusses the constitutional analysis applicable to taxes imposed…

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  • B&I Issues Summer Estate Planning Alert

    … Partners Martha E. Greene and Kenleigh A. Nicoletta have issued their summer estate planning alert for 2017. The focus of this bulletin is “Maximizing Flexibility in Your Estate Plan.” They address such issues as planning for one’s own incapacity, providing for disabled adult children, and addressing creditor and college debt issues. A full copy…

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  • Eisenstein Presents Webinar On Managing Sales Tax Risk

    … On May 2, 2017, Managing Partner, Martin Eisenstein, presented a webinar, which was sponsored by Strafford Publications, Inc., on managing potential sales tax risks, including risks associated with nexus as well as potential exposure for use tax liabilities. The post Eisenstein Presents Webinar On Managing Sales Tax Risk appeared first on Brann…

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  • Brann & Isaacson A Leading Support Of Campaign For Justice

    … Brann & Isaacson is proud to be a strong supporter of the Campaign for Justice in Maine. Though not one of the larger Maine law firms, B&I punched above its weight, giving the sixth–highest, per–lawyer average award in the State. The Campaign for Justice assists adults and children in the state who cannot obtain access to justice in civil…

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  • Attorney Peter Lowe Presents on Workplace Issues

    … On April 13th, Peter Lowe presented to the Lewiston-Auburn Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce on “Workplace Safety following the Legalization of Marijuana.” On the same day, Peter was a panelist at the Associated Builders and Contractors of Maine. The topic was “Workplace Issues When Managing a Worker’s Compensation Claimant.” View the presentation on the Legalization of Marijuana HERE. The post Attorney Peter Lowe Presents on Workplace Issues appeared first on Brann & Isaacson. …

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  • Tennessee Chancery Court Enjoins Enforcement of New Sales Tax Collection Rule

    … will protect businesses throughout the country from being forced to contend with the many complex and confusing features of Tennessee tax law.” Isaacson went on to urge Tennessee and other states to “work cooperatively with catalog companies and electronic merchants to reform America’s sales tax system, which currently consists of more than 10,000…

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  • Attorneys Peter Lowe and Dan Stockford present at Bates College

    … On March 29, 2017, Brann & Isaacson co-hosted an employment law workshop at Bates College with Career Management Associates, an HR consulting firm in Portland. Peter Lowe and Dan Stockford presented on workplace issues such as marijuana, employee handbooks, wage and hour compliance, and labor and employment under the Trump Administration. More information on the presentation can be found HERE. The post Attorneys Peter Lowe and Dan Stockford present at Bates College appeared first on Brann & Isaacson. …

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