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Colorado Construction Monitor - Summer 2014

In this Issue: - Denver’s construction activity approaching historic peak of 2007 - Market Update - Condominium Construction Defects Legislation Introduced - Whether for Cause or Convenience,...more

Report From Counsel: Insights and Developments in the Law - Summer 2014

In this Issue: - Small Businesses and Job Discrimination - Noncompetition Agreements and Arbitration - Real Estate Deals Gone Wrong - Ensure Your Financial Privacy - Excerpt from Small...more

HUD challenge to executive compensation

On Friday, May 16th, HUD released compensation data from the 2013 Executive Compensation Survey, in which Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) were required to report salary information from their top 3 management officials and...more

Spotlight On Belgium: Trends In The Legal Landscape - Issue 5, Spring 20014

One might expect that, with this fifth issue of a quarterly newsletter, we would be able to rely on the cyclical nature of things and simply model this Spotlight on Belgium after our very first issue. This is not the case,...more

Five Questions to Ask Before January 10, 2014 - CFPB Focus

1. Compliance Procedures. Have you updated your written policies and procedures for each of your products or services to encompass the new rules and regulations? Once updated, have you provided copies to your employees? Have...more

West Virginia Has A Change Of Heart About Arbitration

A few months ago, you would have reasonably thought that West Virginia was one of the most anti-arbitration states in the country. There was not an unconscionability argument that the state didn’t seem to buy with respect to...more

Banking & Financial Services E-Note - September 30, 2013

In This Issue: - NCUA Drafts Rule Subjecting Big Credit Unions to Stress Tests Report Finds FDIC Has Filed as Least 32 D&O Lawsuits This Year - CFPB Cracks Down on "Furnishers" Giving Credit Report Information -...more

Bernstein Shur Business and Commercial Litigation Newsletter #32

We are pleased to present the 32nd edition of the Bernstein Shur Business and Commercial Litigation Newsletter. This month, we highlight cases addressing the scope of non-solicitation agreements, a challenge to Google’s...more

New Florida Statute Allows Limitation of Design Professional Liability

Over the past fourteen years, third parties have been able to maintain a direct negligence cause of action against an individual design professional, such as an architect or engineer, arising out a construction project,...more

California Supreme Court To Tackle Arbitration, Foreclosures and Peer Review in Upcoming Oral Arguments

In addition to the more typical criminal issues, the oral arguments scheduled for April 3 and 4 in L.A. will also address when to compel arbitration, foreclosure sales and hospital peer review....more

New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance Clarifies Restrictions on the Payment of Commissions, Rebates and Other Inducements...

The New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance ("NJDOBI") issued a Bulletin to title insurance companies and producers and to real estate brokers, broker-salespersons and salespersons advising them of the restrictions on...more

Ohio Court Holds E&O Policy Not Triggered By Underlying Misappropriation

In its recent decision in Entitle Ins. Co. v. Darwin Select Ins. Co., 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 14218 (N.D. Ohio Feb. 1, 2013), the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio had occasion to consider whether a...more

The Bilzin Sumberg New Miami Investment Survey

In This Issue: - Questions 1-10: Economy And Investments - Questions 11-15: Tourism, Infrastructure And Trade - Questions 16-20: Labor, Government And Florida Living For more information, please see full survey...more

McAfee & Taft AgLINC Agriculture & Equine Industry Newsletter - July 2012: Avoiding hidden liabilities with employee housing...

Farms and ranches of various sizes often provide their employees with some form of housing in addition to the wages they are paid. Little thought typically goes into the legal status of the housing arrangement. This is...more

Federal Reserve Summary of Commentary From All 12 FedReserve Districts: A Synopsis of the Federal Reserve Board's View of the...

The Federal Reserve Board has taken information provided by all twelve of the Federal Reserve Districts as of May 25, 2012, and put all this data together in one Summary of Commentary on where our economy is at right now. ...more

Washington Appellate Court Limits Liability for Personal Injury Claims Brought by Contractor’s Employee Against Landowners

The Washington State Court of Appeals affirmed a summary judgment dismissal of a lawsuit filed by a landowner’s contractor’s employee for personal injuries that the plaintiff allegedly sustained while working on a...more

CFPB Offers A View Of Profit Sharing

The CFPB recently announced that it will update the TILA loan originator compensation rule (Rule) in July of 2012. The updated rule may cause some new concerns regarding the implementation of the current Rule or it just may...more

Expansion of 1099 Reporting Requirements Repealed by Kimberly I. McCarthy, Esq.

The House voted today to repeal the controversial expansion of 1099 reporting requirements enacted by the Health Care Reform law. The bill, if passed, would delete the new 1099 provisions as if they were never enacted in the...more

Georgia Voters Approve Sweeping Overhaul of the State’s Restrictive Covenant Law

On November 2, 2010, Georgia voters approved an amendment to the Constitution of Georgia authorizing new legislation that dramatically changes the State’s restrictive covenant law. As Georgia business owners are well aware,...more

Codigo do Trabalho 2009 (Labour Code 2009)

Dears Friends Please find enclosed a interview regarding the Labour Code of 2009 (Publico 19/Julho/2010); I realy hope you read and, as well, send me your comments and queries you made have. Many Thanks for your...more

Court Decision Illustrates Importance of Having a Clear Written Agreement or Policy on Bonuses and Commissions

A recent decision from the North Carolina Court of Appeals shows why it is important to have a clear written agreement or policy on bonuses and commissions. In Kornegay vs. Aspen Asset Group, LLC, a jury found the employer...more

Getting Started in Ukraine

Essential information and important considerations for starting business in Ukraine...more

Effects Of The Worker, Homeownership And Business Assistance Act Of 2009 By Steven M. Packer and William J. Friel

On Nov. 6, President Obama signed into law the Worker, Homeownership and Business Assistance Act of 2009. The new law affects many businesses and individuals by extending unemployment benefits, extending and expanding the...more

21st Century Law Magazine

IN THIS ISSUE: RMKB ATTORNEY ARTICLES: *The Subprime Meltdown...6 *Healthy San Francisco’s Tradeoffs...10 *The Top Five Tips to Structuring And Implementing A Reduction In Force...18 *New California Law Affects...more

The Power of Kings re Eminent Domain

I serve as General Counsel to Small Business and Government clients. I draft and negotiate all contracts that are approved by the respective boards. Prior to law school I served as an elected public official wherein in...more

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