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NC Legislative Update for February 2015 #4

This Week: After last week’s hiatus, more snow on Tuesday and Thursday further delayed legislative activity in the halls of the North Carolina General Assembly. The House went home Tuesday morning concluding its business…more
| Elections & Politics

SC Public Policy Update - February 2015 #4: The Senate spent most of the week continuing their discussion of S.3, the domestic violence bill, while the House debated and passed a few bills...

What's New - The House of Representatives and Senate were in session on Tuesday and Wednesday but canceled session on Thursday due to inclement weather across the State. The Senate spent most of the week continuing their…more
| Elections & Politics

NC Legislative Update for February 2015 #3

The North Carolina General Assembly this week did not live up to Speaker Moore’s (R-Cleveland) warning that the “quiet days” at the NCGA were done. Inclement weather postponed any planned legislative action on Tuesday and most…more
| Elections & Politics

SC Public Policy Update - February 2015 #3

What's New - Even after starting late because of inclement weather in the Upstate, the House of Representatives and Senate were in session this week and also held subcommittees and committees meetings…more
| Elections & Politics

To pay or not to pay? Court holds employer is not obligated to pay for attendance at mandatory treatment program

Although most employers are aware that an employee’s time spent working is generally compensable, the question of what actually constitutes compensable “working time” under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is an area fraught…more
| Labor & Employment Law

Tax Alert: Three Critical Letters from the IRS - Why not to ignore them, what they mean and how to respond

All correspondence from the Internal Revenue Service should be taken seriously; however, some letters and notices have more legal consequences than others…more
| Administrative Law, Taxation

NC Legislative Update - February 2015 #2

Budget Season Comes Early - On Tuesday and Wednesday, the various Appropriations committees met for their first round of joint House and Senate meetings to review their respective provisions of the previous year’s base…more
| Elections & Politics, Energy & Utilities, Taxation

SC Public Policy Update - February 2015 #2

What's New - The House of Representatives spent most of the week debating, H.3114, the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which was ultimately passed on Thursday. The bill bans abortions at 20 weeks of pregnancy…more
| Elections & Politics

SC Public Policy Update - February 2015 #1

What's New - The House met this week in session, but spent most of their time holding committee meetings. Some of the bills that passed the House this week include..…more
| Elections & Politics

NC Legislative Update for February 6, 2015

This Week - Governor McCrory addressed a joint assembly of House and Senate Wednesday evening for the biennial State of the State address. The Governor used his 80-minute speech to focus on a number of issues that he has…more
| Elections & Politics

SC Public Policy Update - January 2015 #3: The House started the week receiving a number of regulations and bill introductions while the Senate focused on subcommittee and committee work...

What's New - HOUSE: The House started the week receiving a number of regulations and bill introductions. The Joint Transportation Review Committee's Final Report of Qualifications was received…more
| Education, Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law, Finance & Banking, Health

NC Legislative Update for January 2015 #2

Session Gavels In - The 2015-16 “Long Session” of the North Carolina General Assembly reconvened on Wednesday January, 28th to begin the lawmaking process. A largely uneventful first week, it is likely to remain that way…more
| Elections & Politics

2014 E-Discovery Year in Review - "Courts continued in 2014 to endorse the use of technology to improve the efficiency and accuracy of document review management..."

2014 demonstrated that management and discovery of electronic information continues to be a challenging issue in litigation. A review of 2014 court decisions also underscores the importance of litigation hold notices, records…more
| Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Electronic Discovery

The NC Property Tax Appeal Process: Great Fun Every Eight Years! (Insert Sarcasm)…

As sure as the FIFA World Cup and the Summer and Winter Olympics will occur every four years, every county in North Carolina has its own tradition that will occur every eight years What is that tradition you may ask? Property…more
| Civil Procedure, Real Estate - Residential, Taxation, Real Estate - Commercial

The Fourth Circuit, En Banc, Addresses Removal / Remand Litigation

In Barlow v. Colgate Palmolive Co., 772 F.3d 1001 (4th Cir. 2014), an en banc decision, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit considered two cases where plaintiffs allegedly misrepresented their intent to…more
| Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Products Liability
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