Cox Smith

Weston Centre 112 E. Pecan Street, Suite 1800
San Antonio, Texas 78205, United States

  • 210-554-5500
  • 210-226-8395

Certificates of Insurance: What’s in Your Portfolio?

On September 24, 2014, a New Jersey appellate court decided Selective Ins. Co. v. Hospicomm, Inc., 2014 WL 4722776 (N.J. Super., September 24, 2014). The dispute in that case arose out of a nursing home construction project gone…more

Additional Insured, Construction Disputes, Construction Industry, Lender's Loss Payee, Nursing Homes

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CFPB Proposes to Treat Prepaid Cards Like Checking Accounts and Credit Cards

The CFPB yesterday proposed a new rule that would regulate prepaid accounts. The rule, which is 870 pages long, would apply not only to plastic prepaid cards, but also to some mobile and electronic prepaid accounts not already…more

Bank Accounts, Banking Sector, CFPB, Credit Cards, Financial Institutions

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The New AAA/ICDR Appellate Rules Need Careful Consideration

The American Arbitration Association and its related International Centre for Dispute Resolution announced on November 1, 2013 the adoption of new Optional Appellate Arbitration Rules. These new rules provide detailed…more

Appeals, Arbitration, Federal Arbitration Act

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I-9 Blues: A Heads Up for Employers in I-9 Document Review

On September 22, 2014, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a notice to the public after their blog posting in the Beacon on September 16, 2014…more

Document Review, I-9, Immigrants, USCIS, Visas

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Prepare for HIPAA Privacy Rule Changes

On January 17, The Department of Health and Human Services (HSS) filed a long-awaited final rule interpreting the provisions of HIPAA. The rule makes final, supplementary changes to Health Information Technology for Economic and…more

Business Associates, Compliance, Data Breach, Data Protection, GINA

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CFPB Proposes to Treat Prepaid Cards Like Checking Accounts and Credit Cards

The CFPB yesterday proposed a new rule that would regulate prepaid accounts. The rule, which is 870 pages long, would apply not only to plastic prepaid cards, but also to some mobile and electronic prepaid accounts not already…more

Bank Accounts, Banking Sector, CFPB, Credit Cards, Financial Institutions

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Planning For The Exit – What’s Your Exit Strategy?

Cox Smith, Padgett Stratemann, and Navidar Group hosted an interactive discussion on the current climate for buying and selling businesses, preparations for you and your business, tax strategies, and the legal process behind it…more

Exit Strategies, Succession Planning, Tax Planning

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Prepare for HIPAA Privacy Rule Changes

On January 17, The Department of Health and Human Services (HSS) filed a long-awaited final rule interpreting the provisions of HIPAA. The rule makes final, supplementary changes to Health Information Technology for Economic and…more

Business Associates, Compliance, Data Breach, Data Protection, GINA

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DataTreasury Patent Infringement

DataTreasury Corporation (“DataTreasury”) has filed a new round of lawsuits against banks and their service providers relating to two patents which claims systems and methods for remotely capturing and centrally processing…more

Banks, Duty to Defend, Infringement, Patents, Software

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Nonresident Alien Deposit Interest Reporting Requirements Are Now in Effect

Starting January 1, 2013, all commercial banks, savings institutions, credit unions, securities brokerages and insurance companies must report interest on deposits paid to nonresident alien individuals to the IRS and to the…more

Deposit Interest, FATCA, Non-Resident Aliens, Reporting Requirements

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Planning For The Exit – What’s Your Exit Strategy?

Cox Smith, Padgett Stratemann, and Navidar Group hosted an interactive discussion on the current climate for buying and selling businesses, preparations for you and your business, tax strategies, and the legal process behind it…more

Exit Strategies, Succession Planning, Tax Planning

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Safety and Soundness Versus CRA: Walking a Tightwire

I was just reviewing the proposed CRA FAQs again (yes, that makes me a compliance nerd) and I was struck anew by the tension between lending programs that are designed for LMI markets and the requirements for safe and sound loan…more

Banks, Chief Compliance Officers, Compliance, CRA, Underwriting

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Nonresident Alien Deposit Interest Reporting Requirements Are Now in Effect

Starting January 1, 2013, all commercial banks, savings institutions, credit unions, securities brokerages and insurance companies must report interest on deposits paid to nonresident alien individuals to the IRS and to the…more

Deposit Interest, FATCA, Non-Resident Aliens, Reporting Requirements

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Planning For The Exit – What’s Your Exit Strategy?

Cox Smith, Padgett Stratemann, and Navidar Group hosted an interactive discussion on the current climate for buying and selling businesses, preparations for you and your business, tax strategies, and the legal process behind it…more

Exit Strategies, Succession Planning, Tax Planning

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Prepare for HIPAA Privacy Rule Changes

On January 17, The Department of Health and Human Services (HSS) filed a long-awaited final rule interpreting the provisions of HIPAA. The rule makes final, supplementary changes to Health Information Technology for Economic and…more

Business Associates, Compliance, Data Breach, Data Protection, GINA

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I-9 Blues: A Heads Up for Employers in I-9 Document Review

On September 22, 2014, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a notice to the public after their blog posting in the Beacon on September 16, 2014…more

Document Review, I-9, Immigrants, USCIS, Visas

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October 29, 2014 CFPB HMDA Rule Comment Deadline Approaches

On October 29, 2014, the comment deadline for the CFPB’s proposed rule to change the information reported by financial institutions regarding the mortgage loans they originate will end. The proposed rule would update reporting…more

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Prepare for HIPAA Privacy Rule Changes

On January 17, The Department of Health and Human Services (HSS) filed a long-awaited final rule interpreting the provisions of HIPAA. The rule makes final, supplementary changes to Health Information Technology for Economic and…more

Business Associates, Compliance, Data Breach, Data Protection, GINA

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I-9 Blues: A Heads Up for Employers in I-9 Document Review

On September 22, 2014, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a notice to the public after their blog posting in the Beacon on September 16, 2014…more

Document Review, I-9, Immigrants, USCIS, Visas

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The Texas Anti-Slapp Law: Tex. Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code Ch. 27 (Updated October 2014)

In this Publication: - I. Introduction - II. The Texas Citizens Participation Act: What Is It? - III. Application Of The TCPA - IV. Unintended Consequences - V. The TCPA - Conclusions…more

Anti-SLAPP, New Legislation

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Death of an Account Holder – Issues Related to Bank Statements

The elderly sometimes fall prey to financial abuse, including the alteration or unauthorized use of their checks. Banks are required to watch for such financial abuse and report suspicious acts to Adult Protective Service. How…more

Bank of America, Banks, Forgery, Fraud, Statute of Repose

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Jump Into the Pool: What it Takes to Lead

In deciding whom to select as first chair for a major piece of litigation, lead counsel in a complex transaction or heading a law firm, the questions are the same: Does the lawyer have the expertise and experience? What results…more

Career Development, Law Practice Management, Women in the Law

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Areas of Practice
  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Organizations
  • Communications & Media Law
  • Construction Law
  • Debtor/Creditor
  • Education
  • Elections & Politics
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Finance & Banking
  • Government
  • Health
  • Immigration Law
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law & Trade
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Privacy
  • Real Estate
  • Science, Computers, & Tech
  • Taxation
  • Toxic Torts
  • Transportation
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
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Locations
Other U.S. Locations
  • Texas
Number of Attorneys

100+ Attorneys

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