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And The Defense Wins

DRI members Jeff Curran of Gable Gotwals in Oklahoma City and Leighton Oshima of Oshima, Itomura and Fujimoto in Honolulu recently obtained a unanimous defense verdict for a national retailer in Hawaii Circuit Court. Gail…more
| Personal Injury

Arbitration award on tribal igaming with non-US players

An arbitration award by a sole arbitrator recently approved a submission by the State of Oklahoma and the Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma as to the legality of internet gaming in which the server is located on Indian lands in Oklahoma…more
| Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Indigenous Peoples

Gavel to Gavel: Add a box to your termination checklist

A recent decision from the Oklahoma Supreme Court adds new considerations to the list of items employers should examine before terminating an employee. In Moore v. Warr Acres Nursing Center , the court significantly…more
| Labor & Employment Law

Oklahoma, other states limit flights of unmanned aircraft

Q: The governor recently signed legislation to regulate unmanned aircraft in some instances. What does the law do? A: The new act regulates flights of unmanned aircraft over certain facilities, such as refineries,…more
| Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology, Transportation

IRS Announces Major Qualified Plan Determination Letter Program Change

The Internal Revenue Service has published very important new guidance on assuring employer sponsored pension and profit sharing plans qualify for tax exemption. Revenue Procedure 201637, 2016-29 Internal Revenue Bulletin, June…more
| Finance & Banking, Labor & Employment Law, Taxation

Law for Life - Morris on almost 70 years of loving the law.

At 94 years old and counting, The Honorable Joe Morris, BA ’43 and LL.B. ’47, tells one heck of a story. Responding to just about any inquiry, he says, “Well,” followed by a deep breath and a pause. Then the memories come…more
| Law Practice Products & Services

U.S. Department of Labor’s New Overtime Rules Announced

That rumbling you may have felt this week wasn’t another Oklahoma earthquake. It was the reaction of employers to the new overtime regulations just released by the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”). Set to take effect December 1,…more
| Labor & Employment Law

2016 Oklahoma Tax Legislation

Investment/New Jobs Credit, $25 Million Cap, 2016-2018. The income tax credit for investment in manufacturing facilities or increasing jobs was amended to provide that for tax years beginning on or after January 1, 2016, and…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Construction Law, Energy & Utilities, Environmental Law, Taxation

Oklahoma Retail Protection Act of 2016: New Oklahoma Sales Tax Law on Internet Sales

Internet sales to Oklahomans will now be subject to new sales tax requirements. HB 2531, entitled the “Oklahoma Retail Protection Act of 2016” (the “Act”), enacted May 17, 2016, becomes effective November 1, 2016. Please…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Communications & Media Law, Constitutional Law, Taxation

Update Your Employee Termination Review Checklist

On March 8, 2016, the Oklahoma Supreme Court significantly expanded the reach of the infamous Burk public policy wrongful discharge tort claim in Moore v. Warr Acres Nursing Center, LLC, 2016 OK 28. Here’s the key takeaway for…more
| Civil Procedure, Health, Labor & Employment Law

Facebook, Healthcare Provider Websites and HIPAA

In a class action Complaint filed in the Northern District of California on March 15, 2016, Kiesel Law LLP, on behalf of primary plaintiff Winston Smith and a potential class of others, alleges that Facebook received protected…more
| Communications & Media Law, Consumer Protection, Privacy, Health, Science, Computers, & Technology

Estate Planning, Wills and Trusts: Importance of Considering the Internet and “Digital Assets” in Estate Planning

“Forgot your ID or password?” Everyone using the Internet has probably been asked and answered “Yes” to this question. That usually means having to take the time to answer more questions or search for information…more
| Communications & Media Law, Science, Computers, & Technology, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

Gavel to Gavel: Tax-refund fraud – a growing problem

As tax season is now upon us, taxpayers should know that tax-refund fraud is increasingly occurring. This kind of fraud happens when someone uses a stolen Social Security number to file a fraudulent tax return and obtain a…more
| Privacy, Taxation

Business Viewpoint with Chris Thrutchley: How to weather the perfect storm of sex, politics and religion

Sex, politics, and religion have been dominating headlines. From the sexist storm unleashed by a male candidate’s condescending remarks about Carly Fiorina’s face, to a female candidate’s silence about her husband’s long list of…more
| Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

Oklahoma Tax Commission 2016 Proposed Administrative Rules Changes

The Oklahoma Tax Commission (“Tax Commission”) has published 2016 proposed changes to its administrative rules with respect to Oklahoma taxes ("OTC Rules"). The OTC Rules are formal statements of policy written by the Tax…more
| Business Organizations, Commercial Law & Contracts, Taxation
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