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|Changes to Federal Overtime Exemption Rules Coming in July 2016: What Your Workplace Must Know and Do to Prepare|
H. Carlton Hilson; Burr & Forman LLP;
February 3, 2016, previously published on February 2016The U.S. Department of Labor ("DOL") recently announced its long awaited changes to the federal overtime regulations will be published in July 2016. The revised regulations, which were first discussed in March 2014, are expected to make dramatic changes to common white collar exemptions...
|Our Military and Special Needs Trusts for Dependents|
James M. McCarten; Burr & Forman LLP;
February 3, 2016, previously published on January 2016Prior to 2015, members of and retirees from the military could not designate any portion of their military Survivor Benefit Plan ("SBP") to a special needs trust ("SNT"), even when a child of that servicemember needed the protection of a SNT in order to ensure his/her access to...
|New Tennessee Reporting Requirements for Banks and Online Payment Networks|
Charles Reid Barrineau, Edward H. Brown, Joshua A. Ehrenfeld, James M. McCarten, Allen Sullivan; Burr & Forman LLP;
February 3, 2016, previously published on January 2016With the start of the 2016 tax reporting season, taxpayers making certain payments to a person or entity with a Tennessee address may find that Tennessee has added to the number of information returns they need to file.
|The Board is Going to do What? A Look at the National Labor Relations Board: Could 2016 Bring Even More Change?|
Meryl Cowan; Burr & Forman LLP;
February 2, 2016, previously published on January 2016The National Labor Relations Board ("the Board") had quite an eventful year in 2015. Just think, the Board has recently broken decades-old precedent in five different ways:
|Filing a Proof of Claim after Crawford: the Potential for Creditors to Face FDCPA Violations in the Eleventh Circuit|
Regan Loper; Burr & Forman LLP;
February 2, 2016, previously published on January 2016The language of Bankruptcy Code § 501(a) is as broad as it is simple. "A creditor or an indenture trustee may file a proof of claim."1 The Bankruptcy Code's definition of "claim" only broadens § 501(a)'s scope: a "claim" means any "right to...
|2015 Year End Tax Changes: What You Need to Know Before Your Bowl (Game)|
C. Reid Barineau, James M. McCarten; Burr & Forman LLP;
January 7, 2016, previously published on December 23, 2015Just in case they might impact your year - end tax planning, Burr's Tax Section has put together the following summary of recent changes to the tax law; changes which consist of making permanent many of the individual and business tax extenders (provisions previously extended year in and year out...
|OSHA Penalties to Increase in 2016|
Ronald W. Flowers, Ronald D. "Scott" Williams; Burr & Forman LLP;
December 1, 2015, previously published on November 2015A little-noticed provision in the federal Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 calls for OSHA to increase its penalties to adjust for inflation for the first time since 1990. The Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act requires OSHA to implement regulations by August 2016 increasing the maximum...
|Areas of Unique Legal Concerns and Solutions in Device M&A|
Chester "Chet" J. Hosch; Burr & Forman LLP;
November 27, 2015, previously published on November 2015With medical device related acquisitions at all-time highs, and regulatory interest intense from the Federal Trade Commission, the Food and Drug Administration, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and the Office of Inspector General for the Department of Health and Human Services, acquiring...
|New FTC Guidance on Antitrust Immunity for State Regulatory Boards|
Graham Cotten, Gary M. London, April McKenzie Mason, John T. Mooresmith; Burr & Forman LLP;
October 26, 2015, previously published on October 2015This week the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued its much-anticipated Staff Guidance on what sort of supervision states should provide to regulatory boards in order for those boards to qualify for antitrust immunity. In March, we sent out an alert describing a new Supreme Court antitrust...
Uncertainties for European-US Data Transfers: EU Court Strikes Down 15-Year
Old Safe Harbor Agreeement|
Joshua A. Ehrenfeld, Allen Sullivan, India E. Vincent; Burr & Forman LLP;
October 22, 2015, previously published on October 2015On October 6, 2015, the European Court of Justice (the European Union's highest court), struck down the US-EU Safe Harbor Agreement that previously provided companies to store personal data about Europeans on U.S. servers, and to transfer data to the U.S., without getting caught in Europe's web of...