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|IRS Extends Due Dates for ACA Information Reporting Filings|
Lowell "The ERISA Dude"™ Walters; GrayRobinson, P.A.;
January 18, 2016, previously published on January 06, 2016This E-lert should interest employers offering medical insurance to their employees, and who expect to prepare forms 1094 and 1095 for 2015. In general, self-insuring employers and insurance companies are expected to prepare, distribute, and file information reports on forms 1094- and 1095-B, while...
|Amendment 7 Case Law Update|
Julie A. Tyk; GrayRobinson, P.A.;
January 12, 2016, previously published on January 4, 2016On July 10, 2015, in Bartow HMA v. Edwards, the Second District Court of Appeals held that reports relating to attorney requested external peer review did not fall within the ambit of Amendment 7 and are privileged.
|A Quick Note On The New Florida Revised Limited Liability Company Act|
Milton A. Vescovacci; GrayRobinson, P.A.;
January 11, 2016, previously published on December 14, 2015Starting January 1, 2015, all new and existing limited liability companies formed in Florida must comply with the Revised Limited Liability Company Act, Fl. Stat. § 605 (the “Act”). While the Act is based on the Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act of 2006, as amended in...
|IRS Approves Favorable Resolution of Rehired Retiree Issues for Police and Fire Pension Plans|
Richard E. Burke; GrayRobinson, P.A.;
December 11, 2015, previously published on December 7, 2015Over the past twenty years, many Florida cities permitted police officers and/or firefighters to retire from their pension plans at normal retirement age and then immediately rehired these individuals in the same or related capacity pursuant to a pre-arranged mutual agreement. This practice...
|A Quick Note On The New Florida Family Trust Company Act|
Milton A. Vescovacci; GrayRobinson, P.A.;
December 8, 2015, previously published on December 4, 2015The State of Florida's new Family Trust Company Act, codified under Fl. Stat. § 662 (“FTCA”), went into effect on October 1, 2015. Prior to that there was no statutory authority for operating a family trust company ("FTC") in Florida. The FTCA provides for the...
|While Marijuana Makes Headlines, Industrial Hemp Quietly Grows Legal|
Richard M. Blau; GrayRobinson, P.A.;
November 27, 2015, previously published on November 17, 2015Thanks to changes legislated in the U.S. Farm Bill of 2013, numerous land grant universities across America currently sponsor and conduct research into agricultural and industrial hemp. The legality of such research depends on whether the state in which the university resides has formally approved...
|FDA Issues Three New Food Safety Rules|
Anna M. Wiand; GrayRobinson, P.A.;
November 27, 2015, previously published on November 16, 2015The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) finalized three new food safety regulations for produce farms and imported foods. The new rules are a major component of the Agency’s efforts to reduce the risks of foodborne illnesses, and implement the bipartisan Food Safety Modernization Act of...
|Fla. Supreme Court to Review Marijuana Ballot Initiative for 2016|
October 30, 2015, previously published on October 23, 2015The Florida Supreme Court announced that it will convene on December 8, 2015 to hear oral arguments on the validity of an initiated constitutional amendment proposed for the November, 2016 statewide election to expand the legalization of medical marijuana in the state. The Court is obligated by law...
|Update: Department of Labor's Home Care Rule|
Deborah L. La Fleur; GrayRobinson, P.A.;
October 7, 2015, previously published on September 22, 2015On October 1, 2013, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued a Final Home Care Rule (the “Final Rule”) that revised the definition of companionship services and third parties who provide such services, ultimately providing minimum wage and overtime coverage under the Fair...
|NLRB Expands Test Used to Determine Joint Employer Status|
September 3, 2015, previously published on September 3, 2015On August 27, 2015, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) issued a ruling in which it expanded the test it will use to determine joint employer status for purposes of interpreting the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”). In a case commonly referred to as the...