Water Rights for the Great Salt Lake: Is it the Impossible Dream?

Abstract: The Great Salt Lake is many things: It is a terminal lake. It’s an environmental jewel providing habitat to migrating birds and significant wet lands—nature’s best filter for preserving water quality. It supports significant economic activity. It provides various recreational opportunities, and it is a contributor to poor respiratory health when lake levels are low….

Noble Water Pursuits: How the Nobel Prize for Contract Theory Highlights Promising Movements in Utah Water Law

Complex situations call for creative solutions. Nowhere is this maxim more relevant than in addressing modern environmental problems. Finding and executing solutions that properly value and protect the natural world calls on leaders across disciplines to employ their knowledge in new ways. Using contracts as a means to collaboratively solve pressing environmental problems is a…

2019 Water Law Legislative Preview CLE Materials

Utah State Capitol Building

Did you miss last week’s 2019 Water Law Legislative Preview CLE luncheon? Don’t worry – you can find our presentation materials here. If you have any questions about the upcoming legislative session, or any water law or natural resources matter, please contact attorneys Steven E. Clyde at sec@clydesnow.com or Emily E. Lewis at eel@clydesnow.com or…

“Is Your Payroll Company WithHOLDING Out On You?”

Corporate, Tax and Bankruptcy Update We have noticed several payroll processing companies go out of business or file for bankruptcy, leaving their clients (the businesses forwhom they process payroll) without services, and potentially facing large tax bills. One such company that filed bankruptcy in Utah in 2014 had been automatically withdrawing the wages and tax…