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HTMLBe Careful What You Ask for: Selecting Forums for Arbitration
Devin C. Dolive; Burr & Forman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 21, 2014, previously published on October 6, 2014
On October 2, 2014, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit rendered its decision in Inetianbor v. CashCall, Inc. Although this case did not involve a non-compete agreement, the Eleventh Circuit’s guidance regarding contractual arbitration provisions may have implications...

 

HTMLGeorgia Court of Appeals Provides Ammunition for Saving Unenforceable Non-Competes
William "Chip" Collins; Burr & Forman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 21, 2014, previously published on September 23, 2014
In the World War II epic Saving Private Ryan, Tom Hanks and his platoon of grunts cross dangerous enemy territory to rescue an American soldier before he becomes the fourth member of his family to be a casualty of the Big One. In similar fashion, a trial court and a Georgia Court of Appeals panel...

 

HTMLDerek Jeter Retires: Can He Compete?
Peter C. Vilmos; Burr & Forman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 21, 2014, previously published on September 26, 2014
For two decades Yankees fans and baseball aficionados everywhere have reveled in Derek Jeter’s statesmanship and poise. Jeter exemplified leadership. Despite having played alongside several teammates embroiled in controversy, Jeter remained above the fray. He spoke with his bat. He spoke with...

 

HTMLFederal Trade Secrets Protection — Finally Something Both Parties Can Agree On
William "Chip" Collins; Burr & Forman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 21, 2014, previously published on September 29, 2014
In recent months, two bipartisan bills have been introduced in Congress providing for a Federal civil remedy for trade secret misappropriation — the Defend Trade Secrets Act , introduced in the Senate in April, and the Trade Secrets Protection Act, introduced in the House in July. These...

 

HTMLMais v. Gulf Coast Collection Bureau: Eleventh Circuit Provides Creditors TCPA Relief
Zachary D. Miller; Burr & Forman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 8, 2014, previously published on September 30, 2014
In May 2013, a ruling from the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida caused great concern among creditors and debt collectors by taking an unprecedented stance against the supremacy of orders issued by the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) regarding the...

 

HTMLJoan Rivers and Non-Competition Agreements: Can We Talk?
Peter C. Vilmos; Burr & Forman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 23, 2014, previously published on September 10, 2014
Sadly, Joan Rivers ¿ the famous comedienne who was perhaps best known for sitting down with celebrities and asking “can we talk?” ¿ died recently at the age of 81. Ms. Rivers’ self-deprecating nature and ability to use laughter to put people either at ease or to...

 

Adobe PDFBattling on the Front Lines of Foreclosures: What Must A Lender Consider And Do When Foreclosing On A Property Owned By A Servicemember Under The "ACT"
Steven W. Ferrell, Meredith L. Minkus; Burr & Forman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 18, 2014, previously published on September 16, 2014
A complicated, but sometimes overlooked, issue facing foreclosing lenders is properly handling and defending against claims that a servicemember-owner is entitled to protections from foreclosure based on his or her status as a servicemember. The “Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (2003),”...

 

Adobe PDFOSHA Proposes New Injury And Illness Reporting Rules
H. Carlton Hilson; Burr & Forman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 18, 2014, previously published on September 10, 2014
On August 14, 2014, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration ("OSHA") issued a supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking regarding electronic submission of injury and illness records. OSHA had originally published the notice of proposed rulemaking in November 2013, in which the...

 

Adobe PDF"H" is Not for Healthcare
Anna L. Scully; Burr & Forman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 15, 2014, previously published on September 9, 2014
In a recent Policy Memorandum, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services ("the Service") acknowledged some trends and changes in the nursing profession and offered some updated guidance to its officers who review H-1B visa petitions filed on behalf of nurses. While the...

 

Adobe PDFOSHA Proposes New Injury and Illness Reporting Rules
H. Carlton Hilson; Burr & Forman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 15, 2014, previously published on September 10, 2014
On August 14, 2014, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration ("OSHA") issued a supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking regarding electronic submission of injury and illness records. OSHA had originally published the notice of proposed rulemaking in November 2013, in which the...

 


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