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|"WTF", Under the NLRB, Employers Should "Cut the Crap?"|
Meryl Cowan; Burr & Forman LLP;
June 24, 2015, previously published on June 12, 2015As you have likely seen by now, on March 18, 2015, the National Labor Relations Board Office of the General Counsel ("GC") issued an extensive memorandum offering guidance on employer rules and handbooks. This memorandum focuses on employees’ rights under Section 8(a)(1) of the...
|IRS Issues Guidance on Portability|
Bruce A. Rawls; Burr & Forman LLP;
June 24, 2015, previously published on June 2015Last week the IRS issued final regulations that provide guidance on the federal estate and gift tax applicable exclusion amount, in general, as well as the requirements for making a "portability" election.
|When Statutes Of Limitation Vary, Don't Wait To File Suit|
John Paul Nefflen; Burr & Forman LLP;
June 17, 2015, previously published on June 5, 2015Investing in real estate is difficult. Buyers, sellers and developers often make strategic business decisions influenced by changing market forces, contingencies that never materialize, promises not kept, and unpredictable partnerships and alliances. Among the many decisions real estate investors...
|Can Attorneys Get Paid for Defending Their Right to Get Paid?|
Hanna Lahr; Burr & Forman LLP;
June 4, 2015, previously published on May 27, 2015Currently before the Supreme Court is Baker Botts, L.L.P. v. ASARCO, L.L.C.,2 in which the Court will determine whether bankruptcy judges have discretion to award compensation for the defense of a fee application under 11 U.S.C. § 330(a). The decision in Baker Botts will likely resolve a...
|SEC Approves Proposed Rules for Executive Compensation|
Chester "Chet" J. Hosch, Thomas K. Potter; Burr & Forman LLP;
May 21, 2015, previously published on May 2015On April 29, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) narrowly approved proposed rules requiring certain reporting companies to disclose the relationship between pay to named executive officers and performance by the reporting companies and their respective peers.
|I-9 and E-Verify Compliance Practices for Temporary Labor and Contractors: Four Things to Do Now to Minimize Risk|
Anna L. Scully; Burr Forman LLP;
May 21, 2015, previously published on May 19, 2015Many of our clients rely on temporary labor solutions and outsourcing of certain functions to contractors to make their businesses work. While these workers are not your direct employees, their presence on your site doing your work triggers obligations for you as an owner under several regulatory...
|Financial Fraud Law Report: January 2015|
David A. Elliott, Seth I. Muse, Jordan Teague, Kristen Peters Watson; Burr Forman LLP;
May 6, 2015, previously published on February 13, 2015The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act was enacted as a measure to promote financial stability and protection for consumers through increased regulation of nearly every aspect of the consumer finance industry. In the years since its enactment, the Dodd-Frank Act has led to...
|Insuring Against Data Breaches|
Kasee Sparks Heisterhagen; Stoler Russell Keener Verona;
April 30, 2015, previously published on April 22, 2015Nearly 80 million Americans were impacted when Anthem was the target of hackers in February 2015. Prior to the Anthem hack, during the 2013 holiday season Target experienced a breach exposing over 40 million credit cards and the personal identifying information of over 110 million people. In March...
|The Many Levels of Supervision|
Robert V. Williams; Burr & Forman LLP;
April 30, 2015, previously published on April 2015Non-physician practitioners or physician extenders, as they are often called, are now common place in physicians' offices and have been for some time. They are an integral part of the private practice of medicine for the simple reason that they provide very skilled and useful services to the...
|Don’t Get Left in the Dark: Pre-eviction Noticing Requirements Following Sunset on the Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act|
Daniel L. Burkard, Ben Katz, Christopher D. Meyer, Meredith L. Minkus, Kelly E. Waits; Stoler Russell Keener Verona;
April 15, 2015, previously published on March 25, 2015For the past five years, foreclosing lenders have been bound by a federal law that made it much more difficult to evict non-borrower tenants and occupants of the subject property following a foreclosure sale where the lender took title. The Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act (the...