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Weekly Update from the NC State House - August 2014: After an unusually lengthy short session that started May 14th, lawmakers finally agreed on Wednesday August 20th to adjourn sine die, and conclude the business of the 2013-14 General Assembly…

And The Gavel Drops! - After an unusually lengthy short session that started May 14th, lawmakers finally agreed on Wednesday August 20th to adjourn sine die, and conclude the business of the 2013-14 General Assembly. At…more
| Elections & Politics, Energy & Utilities, Finance & Banking, Health, Taxation

Construction Law Alert: “P3” is Way More than a New Buzzword - North Carolina's Approval of Public-Private Partnerships and Design-Build Procurement

August 23rd marks the one-year anniversary of House Bill 857 (“HB 857”) becoming law in North Carolina. Through the enactment of HB 857, the Tar Heel state opened its doors to what is commonly referred to across the country as…more
| Construction Law, Elections & Politics, Finance & Banking, Government Contracting

Weekly Update from the NC State House - August 2014: A funny thing happened on the way to adjournment Saturday, they didn't go home...

Wrapping It Up? - A funny thing happened on the way to adjournment Saturday, they didn’t go home. The budget was the talk of the town in Raleigh last week and House and Senate budget writers spent the days leading up to…more
| Education, Elections & Politics, Energy & Utilities, Health, Taxation

Actions May Speak Louder than Words: Can Franchise Agreements Protect Franchisors from Liability as Joint Employers?

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has created a buzz within the franchise community by announcing that McDonald's may be responsible as a "joint employer" for alleged unfair labor practices of some of its franchisees. …more
| Labor & Employment Law, Franchise Law

Weekly Update from the NC State House - July 2014: Sightings of the Governor, Speaker, and President Pro-Tem throughout the week fueled speculation that a deal was near with adjournment to follow shortly thereafter...

Rep. Fulghum - The House Thursday honored the life of Rep. Jim Fulghum, who passed away Saturday evening after a brief battle with cancer, with House Resolution 1277. North Carolina lost a true public servant and we…more
| Elections & Politics, Finance & Banking, Health, Taxation

Entrepreneurial Growth and Recruitment Strategy: An Economic Development Formula for Success

Historically, most local economic development efforts, or regional efforts among a group of counties, have focused on business recruitment. These efforts have generally been focused on large business recruitment projects. This…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Education, Zoning, Planning & Land Use, Science, Computers, & Technology, Taxation

Weekly Update from the NC State House - July 2014: The Senate was busy this week with the Rules committee meeting Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings to push last minute legislative priorities through the chamber as lawmakers continue to creep towards adjournment...

This Week - The Senate was busy this week with the Rules committee meeting Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings to push last minute legislative priorities through the chamber as lawmakers continue to creep towards…more
| Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law, Worker’s Compensation, Health, Immigration Law

High Court Rules Autopsy Reports Exempt from the SC Freedom of Information Act - Public Policy & Governmental Affairs Alert

The South Carolina Supreme Court issued an opinion this week in Perry v Bullock. The Court ruled that an autopsy report is exempt from the Freedom of Information Act ("FOIA") disclosure requirements. This is the second…more
| Administrative Law, Privacy

Weekly Update from the NC State House - July 2014: A week that began looking like it would be somewhat uneventful became very interesting as budget writers met publicly Tuesday and Wednesday in an attempt to further negotiate the budget differences between the House and the Senate...

Last Week - A week that began looking like it would be somewhat uneventful became very interesting as budget writers met publicly Tuesday and Wednesday in an attempt to further negotiate the budget differences between the…more
| Education, Elections & Politics, Health

Fourth Circuit Determines Whistleblower Termination Not Retaliatory Discharge Under Sarbanes-Oxley

The U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled recently that an employee’s termination after reporting his company’s potential connection to export violations and insider trading did not amount to a retaliatory discharge under…more
| Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law, Securities Law

Wheaton College Order Changes Landscape of Contraceptive Mandate for Religious Nonprofit Organizations

Last Thursday, while many of us were preparing for the long weekend ahead, the U.S. Supreme Court was hard at work, issuing an order that may have far-reaching implications for religious nonprofit organizations…more
| Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Labor & Employment Law, Health, Nonprofit Law

"Nonprofit Traps and Pitfalls"

Many of us lawyers are involved with nonprofits. Some of us assist clients in incorporating and providing legal advice to nonprofits, and others of us serve on nonprofit boards. Nonprofit law is surprisingly complex. …more
| Administrative Law, Worker’s Compensation, Taxation, Nonprofit Law

Weekly Update from the NC State House - July 2014: As budget hostility between the chambers seemingly settled down Wednesday afternoon, the eerie end-of-season feeling began to loom the halls of the General Assembly...

This Week - As budget hostility between the chambers seemingly settled down Wednesday afternoon, the eerie end-of-session feeling began to loom the halls of the General Assembly. Earlier in the week, Senate Pro-Tem Phil…more
| Elections & Politics, Energy & Utilities, Environmental Law, Health

Weekly Update from the NC State House - June 27, 2014: As the legislature begins to wind down, nearing adjounrment, tension seems to just be getting wound up...

Waning Days - As the legislature begins to wind down, nearing adjournment, tension seems to just be getting wound up. Disagreements have been prevalent between the House and the Senate over Medicaid, teacher pay, Common…more
| Elections & Politics, Energy & Utilities, Health, Labor & Employment Law

South Carolina Supreme Court Rules in FOIA Case - Public Policy & Governmental Affairs Alert

The South Carolina Supreme Court recently issued an opinion in Lambries v Saluda County Council. The high court ruled that nothing in the Freedom of Information Act prohibits a public body from adding an agenda item(s)…more
| Administrative Law
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