Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC

Working with Union Experts After an Accident: A Federal Appeals Court Sides with the Union’s Right to Inspect Over the Employer’s Privacy Rights

A federal appellate court in the Midwest suggests that while unions do not have blanket approval to inspect an employer’s worksite, the union’s interest in safety generally will outweigh an employer’s interest in confidentiality…more
| Civil Procedure, Labor & Employment Law

Veterans Day: A Day to Remember, to Honor, and to Reexamine Compliance with Laws Protecting Servicemembers

As a veteran of the United States Marine Corps and someone who has seen the challenges that veterans face firsthand, I can attest to the benefits of giving veterans an opportunity to return to work following periods of service…more
| Labor & Employment Law, Military Law

Update: The NLRB and Single Integrated Employers

In October, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “Board”) employed a little-used procedural doctrine to issue a consolidated complaint against a parent company of a chain of hospitals located throughout the U.S. The…more
| Business Organizations, Labor & Employment Law

Calling in Sick: Pittsburgh Sick Leave Law Delayed Until March

March 10, 2016 is the current targeted effective date for an ordinance passed by Pittsburgh’s City Council requiring most city businesses to provide sick leave to full-time and part-time employees. Implementation of the…more
| Labor & Employment Law

SuperVision Today - November 2015

Notes from the Chair and Executive Editor - Welcome to the fourth quarter edition of SuperVision Today, Spilman's labor and employment law e-newsletter. With the calendars getting ready to roll over to 2016, the New Year…more
| Labor & Employment Law

Cybersecurity Risks in the Face of an Evolving Bank Liability Standard for Commercial Accounts [Video]

The growth of electronic banking and ingenuity among cyberthieves continues to present increased risks for financial institutions in the areas of account takeovers, cyber theft, and unauthorized transfers. The standards for…more
| Finance & Banking

Guarantors Can Use Anti-Deficiency Statute in North Carolina

The North Carolina Supreme Court recently handed down the final word in a dispute over whether guarantors get the benefit of the state’s anti-deficiency statute after the lender bids on and buys the real property at a…more
| Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, Real Estate - Commercial

Cyber-Risks 2015 – A Board Primer

Cyber-risk is a witch’s brew of reputational, operational, legal and financial dangers. This toxic combination exposes a financial institution to a potentially existential hazard when an intrusion occurs. The only way to…more
| Business Organizations, Finance & Banking, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

An Interview with James C. Cherry, CEO, Park Sterling Bank

With more than three decades of experience in banking in North Carolina and Virginia, Park Sterling’s CEO James C. Cherry has a lot to say about the state of community banks and their future. He graciously took the time to…more
| Finance & Banking

Response Plan Rewind: The Essentials of Data Breach Response Plans

From the financial sector to the healthcare industry, and even the security business itself, hackers are creeping their way into business data systems and pilfering personal information. For financial institutions, security…more
| Administrative Law, Finance & Banking, Privacy, Consumer Protection, Science, Computers, & Technology

Paradigm Shift: Hydraulic Fracturing, Shale Development and Energy Abundance

As is commonly held by energy sector experts, the game-changing development of the shales and the resurgence of natural gas as a virtually new, huge, versatile, long-term fuel, with a shrinking environmental footprint, is based…more
| Energy & Utilities, Environmental Law

Community Banking Excellence - Issue 3, 2015

In This Issue: - Another Perspective - James C. Cherry, Chief Executive Officer, Park Sterling Bank: With more than three decades of experience in banking in North Carolina and Virginia, Park Sterling's CEO James C…more
| Finance & Banking

The Shale Play Today - October 2015

In This Issue: - Paradigm Shift: Hydraulic Fracturing, Shale Development and Energy Abundance: As is commonly held by energy sector experts, the game-changing development of the shales and the resurgence of natural gas…more
| Energy & Utilities

Supreme Court Decision May Make It Easier for Borrowers to Sue for Discrimination

A recent decision of the Supreme Court of the United States may make it easier for borrowers to claim discrimination when denied a loan. In late June 2015, the Court addressed whether lawsuits brought under the Fair Housing Act…more
| Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, Finance & Banking, Taxation, Zoning, Planning & Land Use

The Fiduciary Exception to the Attorney-Client Privilege: Whose Privilege is it in Litigation?

The attorney-client privilege is a cornerstone of the legal practice. The privilege protects the confidentiality of communications between a client and an attorney from disclosure to a third party when the communications are…more
| Civil Procedure, Finance & Banking, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
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