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HTMLRenewable Energy Demands and Barriers
Ronald W. Farley; Burr & Forman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 21, 2016, previously published on September 1, 2016
For the past three years, since 2013, energy production in the United States from renewable sources (non-nuclear) has remained fairly constant at about 9 ˝% of total energy production. (U. S. Energy Information Agency report, Topic 1.1.) While the potential to expand renewable production is viewed...

 

Adobe PDFFamily-Controlled Businesses — Tax Targets Again: Newly Proposed 2704 Regulations and Presidential Candidates' Positions
Charles Reid Barrineau, Edward H. Brown, Joshua A. Ehrenfeld, James M. McCarten, Allen Sullivan; Burr & Forman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 11, 2016, previously published on August 2016
It's August of an election-year, and not just any election-year, a presidential election year. So, in less than 80 days, we'll all go to the polls and elect a new president. While Benjamin Franklin might have been right that nothing in life is more certain than death and taxes, long experience has...

 

Adobe PDFInadequate Notice Limits “Free and Clear” Sales in Bankruptcy
Hanna Lahr; Burr & Forman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 23, 2016, previously published on July 2016
Recently, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit entered a decision in the General Motors bankruptcy case that found an exception to the “free and clear” language of Section 363(f) of the Bankruptcy Code2 where adequate notice of the sale order is not provided.3...

 

Adobe PDFOCR Issues Guidance On Ransomware
Howard E. Bogard, Richard J. Brockman, Kelli Carpenter Fleming, James A. Hoover, Chester "Chet" J. Hosch; Burr & Forman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 23, 2016, previously published on July 2016
On July 11, 2016, the Office of Civil Rights of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services ("OCR") issued new guidance regarding malicious cyber-attacks generally and ransomware specifically (the "Guidance"). According to the Guidance, a U.S. Government interagency report...

 

Adobe PDFWhat the New Federal Trade Secrets Law Means for Employers
Talia Davis, Jon M. Gumbel; Burr & Forman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 26, 2016, previously published on June 2016
The scope of the federal Defend Trade Secrets Act ("DTSA") enacted on May 11, 2016 extends well beyond employment issues. However, its impact on an employers' asset protection and enforcement program is quite significant.

 

Adobe PDFLoss Payee Versus Lender’s Loss Payee: One Word Can Make All The Difference
Niel Alden; Burr & Forman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 26, 2016, previously published on June 2016
When a lender makes a loan secured by personal property, it will perfect its interest in the collateral under applicable law. To further protect the value of the collateral supporting its loan, the lender will also require proof of insurance and obtain an endorsement on the borrower’s...

 

Adobe PDFThe Fluctuating Workweek Method of Complying With The FLSA
M. Clark Spoden; Burr & Forman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 26, 2016, previously published on July 2016
In light of the announced change in the minimum salary required to maintain salary exempt status under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FSLA), many employers are considering the adoption of the Fluctuating Workweek (FWW) method of compensating non-exempt employees on a salaried basis.

 

Adobe PDFLabor Board Expands Unions’ Ability To Organize “Bargaining Units” That Include Staffing Agency Employees
Devin C. Dolive, Ronald W. Flowers, Bryance Metheny, Matthew T. Scully; Burr & Forman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 26, 2016, previously published on July 2016
On July 11, 2016, the Labor Board released its long-anticipated decision in Miller & Anderson, Inc., 364 NLRB No. 39 (2016). This case revives a rule from the Clinton-era Labor Board, namely the rule from M.B. Sturgis, Inc., 331 NLRB 1298 (2000) -- previously overruled in 2004 -- and alters...

 

Adobe PDFPhase 2 HIPAA Audits
Howard E. Bogard, Richard J. Brockman, Kelli Carpenter Fleming, James A. Hoover, Chester "Chet" J. Hosch; Burr & Forman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 21, 2016, previously published on June 2016
In an effort to review and examine compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 and its implementing regulations ("HIPAA"), the Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights ("OCR") is conducting Phase 2 HIPAA audits for both...

 

Adobe PDFU.S. Department of Labor Issues New Overtime Regulations: What Should You Do Now?
Ronald W. Flowers, H. Carlton Hilson, Bryance Metheny; Burr & Forman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 16, 2016, previously published on May 2016
On May 18, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor ("DOL") issued its final changes to the federal overtime regulations. The final regulations make significant changes to common white collar exemptions from the federal overtime requirements, including those applicable to executive,...

 


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