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December 1 Deadline for New Overtime Rules Cancelled - For Now!!

As previously reported, in May 2016, the Department of Labor issued a “Final Rule” that significantly changes employer overtime pay obligations under federal law. Specifically, the Final Rule increases the minimum salary…more
| Civil Procedure, Labor & Employment Law

Opportunities and Risks – How Will the New Massachusetts Recreational Marijuana Law Affect You and Your Business?

On November 8, Massachusetts voters cast their ballots in favor of Question 4, beginning the process by which businesses and individuals may legally grow, sell and possess marijuana for recreational purposes in Massachusetts…more
| Business Organizations, Commercial Law & Contracts

Got A Priority Bankruptcy Claim? Nothing To Worry About Then, Right? Wrong.

It is a fundamental rule of bankruptcy that the claims of junior creditors cannot be satisfied until the claims of more senior creditors are paid in full, absent the senior creditors’ consent. In a chapter 7 liquidation case, 11…more
| Bankruptcy, Civil Procedure, Finance & Banking

Looming Effective Dates for New OSHA Recordkeeping Rule: Is Your Company Ready for Public Shaming for Workplace Injuries and OSHA's Unfettered Oversight of Retaliation Protections?

Earlier this year the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) published a new rule that attempts to shame employers into lowering workplace injuries and gives OSHA much broader discretion to regulate retaliation by…more
| Labor & Employment Law, Personal Injury

Make Your Charity Great Again; Double-Check Your Compliance With State Registration Laws

Earlier this month, the New York Attorney General’s office ordered Donald Trump’s foundation to immediately stop soliciting charitable donations in the state. The attorney general also demanded that the Trump Foundation provide…more
| Finance & Banking, Nonprofit Law, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

House Attempts to Stall Change to Overtime Law

Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed a bill to delay the Department of Labor's upcoming increase to the amount of salary an employer needs to pay in order to be eligible to classify a worker as exempt from overtime…more
| Labor & Employment Law

Not So Gentle Reminder - EEO-1 Reports are due on September 30

Sorry folks but unlike last year, when the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) extended the September 30 deadline for a month, those required to file in 2016 have no such luck. The deadline remains September 30. …more
| Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

Lenders Take Note: U.S. Supreme Court to Decide Scope of Right to Sue Under Federal Fair Housing Act

The federal Fair Housing Act (“FHA”) outlaws discrimination in lending based not only on race, color and national origin, but also religion, sex, disability and familial status. Across the country, courts are grappling with the…more
| Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Real Estate - Residential

Update – Red States Sue to Stop Enactment of Obama Administration’s Changes to Federal Overtime Laws

As we previously reported, in March of 2014, President Obama unilaterally directed the Department of Labor (DOL) to review and update the requirements necessary for an employee to be considered “exempt” from overtime. The DOL…more
| Labor & Employment Law

Department of Labor Issues Final Changes to the Overtime Law

As we first reported in June of last year President Obama directed the Department of Labor to review and update the regulations governing exemptions for executive, administrative, professional and other employees under the…more
| Labor & Employment Law

Do Go Chasing Waterfalls

C corporation taxpayers have their work cut out for them. New rules provide a fifty-two page guide on how to compute Rhode Island apportionment (or the slice of total income Rhode Island is able to tax), and require familiarity…more
| Business Organizations, Taxation

Regulation Crowdfunding: Worth the Wait?

You’ve been waiting more than four years since Congress passed the JOBS Act to use equity crowdfunding to raise capital for your company. On May 16, 2016, the SEC’s final crowdfunding rules under the Securities Act of 1933…more
| Business Organizations, Communications & Media Law, Securities Law

Forget That Prince Had No Will, What About the Estate Tax Problems?

There has been a fair amount of buzz in the days after Prince’s death about his estate plan, whether he has a Will, whether he did or did not do any planning. Time will see this out. Prince’s heirs at law appear at this time to…more
| Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Intellectual Property, Taxation, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

How Gov't Contractors Can Avoid Pay Transparency Mishaps

The final rule implementing Executive Order 13665 (the Pay Transparency Act) went into effect on Jan. 11, 2016. The act prohibits employers from requiring their employees to keep their compensation confidential. Under the new…more
| Government Contracting, Labor & Employment Law

Did Led Zeppelin Steal the Stairway to Heaven?

Did Led Zeppelin copy the opening of its iconic song “Stairway to Heaven” from a lesser-known band? A jury in California will decide in May whether the song copied elements of “Taurus,” a 1967 instrumental track from the band…more
| Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Civil Procedure, Intellectual Property
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