Document(s) published by this organization: 33
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|Immigration Options for the Employment of International Physicians|
April A. (Caminez) Bentley; Adams Reese LLP;
July 9, 2014, previously published on June 18, 2014The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will do many things to alter health care delivery in the United States. One thing it will not do, however, is significantly increase the supply of physicians. The new law calls for training a few hundred additional doctors each year - this is not...
|Louisiana’s recent enactment of the Personal Online Account Privacy Protection Act|
Michelle D. Craig; Adams and Reese LLP;
July 9, 2014, previously published on June 13, 2014Following in the footsteps of several other states including Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Maine, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wisconsin, Louisiana recently enacted the Personal Online Account Privacy Protection Act. The Act, effective immediately, prohibits...
|Charter School Bill Passes House|
Stacy Golleher; Adams and Reese LLP;
June 2, 2014, previously published on May 15, 2014Last week, the House of Representatives passed, in a 360-45 vote, legislation that would reauthorize charter schools. The measure, the Success and Opportunity through Quality Charter School Act (HR10), would authorize $300 million per year for fiscal years 2015 through 2020. It would also...
|Can Any Sense Be Made of Senseless, Workplace Violence?|
Jeffrey C. Smith; Adams and Reese LLP;
June 2, 2014, previously published on May 16, 2014Sadly, the recent mass shooting by a disgruntled employee at a FedEx sorting facility in Georgia reminded the U.S. of the disturbing fact that the number of public shootings has been on the rise over the past several years. As with the FedEx tragedy, some of those public shootings have involved...
|It’s Like Déjà Vu All Over Again: Yogi Berra On Information Security|
Jack Pringle; Adams and Reese LLP;
June 2, 2014, previously published on May 13, 2013It is Spring again, and the national pastime is in full swing. This year Spring also brought knowledge of the Heartbleed Bug - another threat to the security of information stored and transmitted online. And just as baseball is a fixture of the American landscape, so too unfortunately are data...
|OSHA Issues New Guidance for Consumer Credit Whistleblowers|
Collin G. Warren, Pamela D. Williams; Adams and Reese LLP;
June 2, 2014, previously published on May 7, 2014On April 3, 2014, the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) issued an interim final rule that establishes procedures and time frames for handling retaliation complaints under the Consumer Financial Protection Act (CFPA). OSHA has invited the public to...
|South Carolina Ruling Could Change the Way Banks Negotiate Loan Settlements|
Tara E. Nauful; Adams Reese LLP;
May 9, 2014, previously published on April 30, 2014In the recent case CoastalStates Bank v. Hanover Homes of South Carolina, LLC, et al., the South Carolina Court of Appeals issued a potentially game changing opinion on the consequences that a bank’s settlement with a borrower and one guarantor has on the bank’s claims against a...
|Florida Employment Law Protections and Improving The Bottom-line|
R. Scott Callen; Adams Reese LLP;
May 9, 2014, previously published on April 30, 2014While legal compliance auditing is generally recommended to prevent litigation and legal violations, periodic employment law audits also can be used to ensure your company has maximum legal protection — and to positively impact your company’s bottom-line. General examples are provided...
|Florida Employment Law Compliance: The Key Question is Not Written in the Law|
R. Scott Callen; Adams Reese LLP;
May 9, 2014, previously published on April 24, 2014Have you experienced or heard of a company that made an employment decision that technically complied with the law, but were still sued by an employee? There is no law requiring the employer to evaluate whether it looks like the villain or the victim, but that is a key question when making...
|US Supreme Court Upholds Cross State Air Pollution Rules|
V. James Dickson; Adams and Reese LLP;
May 9, 2014, previously published on May 3, 2014The US Supreme Court issued a strong 6-2 ruling on April 29, 2014 which upheld proposed EPA regulations to regulate air pollution that crosses state boundaries under the Clean Air Act known as the “Cross-State Air Pollution Rules,”(Rules). The Rules require 27 states in the eastern half...