Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

Meridian, 1320 Main Street
17th Floor
Columbia, SC 29201, United States
Areas of Practice
  • Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law
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  • Construction Law
  • Criminal Law
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  • Finance & Banking
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  • Labor & Employment Law
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Other U.S. Locations
  • California
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Number of Attorneys
400+ Attorneys

ESI Protocol Trends, Part I

Electronically stored information (ESI) protocols are often negotiated carefully, particularly in complex litigation and other cases where the volume of discovery is likely to be high, because the litigants recognize that the…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Electronic Discovery

Compliance Karma – Check on Rule 701 Exemption

Recently, a California tech firm settled with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), paying $160,000 for violating Rule 701 of the Securities Act (Rule 701) because the firm failed to provide detailed financial statements…more
 /  Business Organizations, Securities Law

U.S. Supreme Ct. Says Some Federal Securities Class Actions Can Be Litigated in State Courts

Words Are Important “Except” When They Are Not - Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Cyan, Inc. et al. v. Beaver County Employees Retirement Fund. The Court addressed whether the Securities Litigation Uniform Standards Act…more
 /  Business Torts, Civil Procedure, Securities Law

Gold Dome Report - March 2018 #10

Legislators continued their drive to Legislative Day 40 today, ticking another legislative day off the calendar and taking another major step toward Sine Die. In an early morning meeting, the Senate Appropriations Committee…more
 /  Education, Elections & Politics, Health

Gold Dome Report - March 2018 #9

Although the House and Senate floors were quiet today, legislators were at work throughout the Capitol with late efforts to get legislation through committees. Desperation is becoming palpable—with only four legislative days…more
 /  Education, Elections & Politics, Health, Taxation

Gold Dome Report - March 2018 #8

Legislators rounded third and headed for home today under the Gold Dome, completing Legislative Day 36 of 40. But even as the legislative session enters the home stretch, there remains much work to be done. After full calendars…more
 /  Education, Elections & Politics, Health, Insurance, Taxation

Gold Dome Report - March 2018 #7

The gutting of bills continued under the Gold Dome today with legislators turning their focus to Georgia’s Certificate of Need statutes. The House Health and Human Services Committee took up two substitute bills impacting…more
 /  Education, Elections & Politics, Health

International Law Bulletin - Vol. 22, No. 2

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AND TRADE - Data Protection - EU: - Companies may continue to rely on binding corporate rules to transfer data outside of the EU after the new privacy regime takes effect in May 2018…more
 /  International Law & Trade

Gold Dome Report - March 2018 #6

After a busy committee workday yesterday with legislators attempting to move last-minute propositions through the legislative gauntlet, lawmakers returned to the Capitol today to consider bills and resolutions on their…more
 /  Education, Elections & Politics, Health, Insurance

Gold Dome Report - March 2018 #4

Just after Governor Deal signed the Amended FY 2018 Budget in Cedartown this morning, the House set to work adopting its proposal for the FY 2019 Budget. Notably included in the over $50 billion spending package ($26 billion in…more
 /  Education, Elections & Politics, Health, Taxation

Gold Dome Report - March 2018 #5

The clink of champagne flutes was almost audible under the Gold Dome this morning as the House adopted SB 17, commonly known as the “brunch bill”. The bill, authored by Sen. Renee Unterman (R-Buford), will allow local…more
 /  Education, Elections & Politics, Health, Labor & Employment Law

Being Smart with Smartphone Data: Mobile Device Data and its Impact on Modern Discovery

Mobile devices are an integral part of our lives. In just over a decade, we went from the venerable flip phone (who didn’t love sending text messages on one of those?) to handheld computers with far more processing power than…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Electronic Discovery, Science, Computers, & Technology

High Court Faced with the Issue of Marijuana Legalization in Bankruptcy

It was only a matter of time before the budding state laws legalizing marijuana use ran up against the federal government’s treatment of the drug as a controlled substance – and what better place for the two sides to meet than…more
 /  Bankruptcy, Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts

Employer Tax Deductions for Confidential Sexual Harassment Settlements Are No More

The #MeToo sexual harassment awareness movement is more than a viral hashtag. #MeToo advocates gained notoriety as TIME magazine's “Person of the Year,” were heralded by Oprah Winfrey at the Golden Globes, and challenged…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law, Taxation

Gold Dome Report - March 2018 #3

As dawn broke over the State Capitol this morning, it revealed the long-awaited FY 2019 Budget as amended by the House Appropriations Committee. House budget subcommittees met beginning at 7AM, quickly adopting their individual…more
 /  Education, Elections & Politics, Health
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