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What Employers Need to Know About "Ban the Box"

“Ban the Box” or “Fair-Chance Hiring” describes a recent movement that advocates removing the check box appearing on many job applications asking applicants whether they have criminal histories. Ban-the-box advocates say that…more
| Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

Risky Business: Using Old Employee Release Forms May Leave You Vulnerable

An employer faces many risks when it terminates an employee, including potential claims of discrimination. Having the employee sign a separation agreement that includes a release of claims in return for payment to which the…more
| Civil Rights, Commercial Law & Contracts, Labor & Employment Law

The Affordable Care Act's Reporting Requirements

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) commonly known as “Obamacare” created new reporting obligations in 2015 requiring most employers to report certain information to the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) about…more
| Labor & Employment Law, Insurance, Taxation

How to Make Sure You Don't Lose Your Charitable Contribution Deduction

In order for a U.S. taxpayer to deduct contributions to charity on his or her federal income tax return (Form 1040), the taxpayer must comply with very specific rules set forth in the Internal Revenue Code (the “Code”) which are…more
| Business Organizations, Civil Procedure, Nonprofit Law, Taxation

Employment Law Update - November 2015

Coming Changes to Overtime Exemptions Rules Will Have Serious Impact on Employers - The Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA") requires that employees be paid minimum wage and overtime pay at a rate of not less than one and…more
| Labor & Employment Law, Privacy, Intellectual Property, Science, Computers, & Technology

Don't Be Fooled: There is No Obligation to File an Annual Minutes Requirement State

Many of our corporate clients have received a letter or email from Compliance Services, containing an Annual Minutes Requirement Statement. The letter or email requests that the Statement be completed and returned with a filing…more
| Business Organizations

Employers: What You Need to Know if You Conduct Background Checks - Despite its name the FCRA does not just apply to credit reporting

Your decision to hire a new employee or promote an existing one may depend on the findings of a background check. Did you know that you need to comply with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (the “FCRA”) if you perform background…more
| Labor & Employment Law

Employees May Be Entitled to Use Company Email for Statutorily Protected, Non-Business Reasons on Nonworking Time

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently held that employees who have access to company email systems are presumptively allowed to use those email systems on nonworking time to engage in statutorily protected…more
| Labor & Employment Law

The Florida Revised Limited Liability Company Act Action may be required by Florida LLCs by December 31, 2014

In 2013, the Florida Legislature adopted the Revised Florida Limited Liability Act. The Revised LLC Act restates the Florida laws governing LLCs in an entirely new Chapter 605, which succeeds the prior LLC Act found in Chapter…more
| Business Organizations, Commercial Law & Contracts

IRS Releases New Form 1023-EZ for Smaller Charities Applying for Tax-Exempt Status

On July 1, 2014, the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) released a new application form to assist small charities applying for recognition of tax-exempt status for federal income tax purposes under section 501(c)(3) of the…more
| Nonprofit Law, Taxation

Intervention Generally Not Permitted After Final Judgment

In this trust litigation case, the Attorney General of Delaware sought to intervene in a case involving a charitable trust providing for children with physical disabilities in the State of Delaware. In 2004, additional…more
| Civil Procedure, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

BP Oil Spill Litigation – Current Status of the Litigation

As many are aware, BP entered into a Settlement Agreement to compensate citizens of areas surrounding the Gulf of Mexico for losses arising from the epic oil spill in 2010. There has been substantial litigation and appellate…more
| Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Constitutional Law, Environmental Law, Toxic Torts

Innocent Spouse Relief Expanded

By filing a joint income tax return, spouses make themselves liable for all of the income tax due on their combined income. While filing a joint return can provide significant advantages, it also can create an unfair burden for…more
| Civil Remedies, Family Law, Taxation

What Are “Navigable Waters”?

According to this 11th Circuit case, “a waterway is navigable for admiralty jurisdiction purposes if, in its present state, it is capable of supporting commercial activity.”…more
| Civil Procedure, Maritime Law

The Top Ten Points To Watch For In Commercial Real Estate Contracts Point #4 - “What’s the Purchase Price and How Is It Paid?”

Almost as important as “when do we close?” in a commercial real estate transaction is the question “how much will I be paid and how?” Answering that question requires that the purchase price and terms of payment be clear…more
| Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Real Estate - Commercial
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