Cox Smith

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

  • 210-554-5500
  • 210-226-8395

TRIA Rides Off Into the Sunset

The 113th Congress is history and, unfortunately, so is TRIA. TRIA, the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act, came into existence in the wake of the September 11 terrorist attacks as a way of ensuring that insurance against terrorist…more

Terrorism Insurance, TRIA

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NACHA Proposes Same-Day ACH Processing

On December 8th, NACHA proposed changes to the NACHA Operating Rules that would enable almost all ACH transactions, including both credits and debits, to be processed on the same day. Currently, ACH transactions are usually…more

ACH Payments, Banking Sector, NACHA

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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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Client Alert: Gov. Perry Signs Executive Order Mandating the Use of E-Verify

December 3 Gov. Perry Executive Order Mandates Use of E-Verify by State Agencies and their Contractors and Subcontractors. What: Gov Perry Signed Executive Order on Dec. 3. To Impose Use of Federal E-Verify…more

Contractors, E-Verify, Executive Orders, Subcontractors, USCIS

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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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Legal Issues With Mobile Payments

A short time ago, I stopped to pick up the family dry cleaning when an alert from a pharmaceutical retailer that noticed I was nearby popped up on my mobile phone. “Slide to activate your digital rewards card and come in for…more

Geo-Fencing, Mobile Payments, Mobile Privacy

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Client Alert: Gov. Perry Signs Executive Order Mandating the Use of E-Verify

December 3 Gov. Perry Executive Order Mandates Use of E-Verify by State Agencies and their Contractors and Subcontractors. What: Gov Perry Signed Executive Order on Dec. 3. To Impose Use of Federal E-Verify…more

Contractors, E-Verify, Executive Orders, Subcontractors, USCIS

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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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Responding to Frivolous Notices

I love the internet and the convenience of quickly searching through my friend, Google. You have probably done this too. You are out with friends and someone questions who won the World Series in 2001. It is fun to be able to…more

Banks, Debt Collection, Debtor-Creditor, Debtors, Dodd-Frank

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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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Client Alert: Gov. Perry Signs Executive Order Mandating the Use of E-Verify

December 3 Gov. Perry Executive Order Mandates Use of E-Verify by State Agencies and their Contractors and Subcontractors. What: Gov Perry Signed Executive Order on Dec. 3. To Impose Use of Federal E-Verify…more

Contractors, E-Verify, Executive Orders, Subcontractors, USCIS

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Comment Period is Closing for U.S. Department of Defense’s Proposed Military Lending Act Rules Expansion

On September 29, 2014, DOD proposed expanding its regulation implementing the Military Lending Act (“MLA”) and the comment period for the proposed amendment is November 28, 2014. The MLA provides consumer protections for service…more

Banks, CFPB, Consumer Lenders, DOD, Military Lending Act

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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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Client Alert: Gov. Perry Signs Executive Order Mandating the Use of E-Verify

December 3 Gov. Perry Executive Order Mandates Use of E-Verify by State Agencies and their Contractors and Subcontractors. What: Gov Perry Signed Executive Order on Dec. 3. To Impose Use of Federal E-Verify…more

Contractors, E-Verify, Executive Orders, Subcontractors, USCIS

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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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