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Adobe PDFSalinas v. Texas: How the Supreme Court’s Decision in a Murder Case Impacts the Issue of “Remaining Silent” in Corporate White Collar Investigations
Lane Powell PC;
Legal Alert/Article
September 18, 2013, previously published on September 16, 2013
The Supreme Court recently issued an opinion in a Texas murder case that has broad implications for any corporate representative or employee who seeks to invoke his or her Fifth Amendment Right against self-incrimination in the course of a government investigation.

 

Adobe PDFFederal Contractors Beware:  New OFCCP Rules Heighten Your Affirmative Action Obligations
Lane Powell PC;
Legal Alert/Article
September 18, 2013, previously published on September 13, 2013
On August 27, the U.S. Department of Labor’s (“DOL”) Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) announced new rules intended to improve job opportunities for protected veterans and people with disabilities. Under new rules added to the Vietnam Era...

 

Adobe PDFInternal Revenue Service Recognizes Federal Tax Benefits for Same-Sex Married Couples
Lane Powell PC;
Legal Alert/Article
September 3, 2013, previously published on August 30, 2013
On August 29, 2013, the Internal Revenue Service issued a Revenue Ruling clarifying the federal tax treatment of the approximately 130,000 same-sex married couples throughout the United States, generally recognizing their married status for tax purposes. The Ruling paves the way for same-sex...

 

Adobe PDFSupporting Startups: Will the JOBS Act expand the crowdfunding crowd?
Patrick J. Franke, Jessica F. Hoerschelmann, Matthew D. Viers; Lane Powell PC;
Legal Alert/Article
August 20, 2013, previously published on August 16, 2013
Congress’ passage last year of the popular and bipartisan Jumpstart Our Business Startups (“JOBS”) Act was met with expectations of imminent and fundamental changes to the financing environment for early-stage businesses. Those that saw the JOBS Act as a game-changer focused on...

 

HTMLKey Obamacare Provisions Delayed Until 2015
Lane Powell PC;
Legal Alert/Article
July 5, 2013, previously published on July 3, 2013
Yesterday, the Obama administration announced that it is delaying enforcement of certain parts of the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) that were scheduled to take effect January 1, 2014. The enforcement date has been delayed until January 1, 2015.

 

Adobe PDFSEC Will Seek Admissions of Fault to Settle Some Cases
Lane Powell PC;
Legal Alert/Article
June 24, 2013, previously published on June 21, 2013
On June 18, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) announced that it intends to make companies and individuals admit wrongdoing as a condition of settling civil charges in certain cases, or be forced to fight the charges in court.

 

Adobe PDFCroatia to Join the European Union - A Bonus for Community Trademark Owners
Lane Powell PC;
Legal Alert/Article
June 24, 2013, previously published on June 20, 2013
On July 1, Croatia is scheduled to join the 27 other jurisdictions that make up the European Union (“EU”). For the owners of Community Trademark (“CTM”) applications and registrations, their existing CTM filings will be automatically extended to Croatia without the need for...

 

Adobe PDFWashington Adopts Measure to Speed Environmental Cleanups
Lane Powell PC;
Legal Alert/Article
June 24, 2013, previously published on June 18, 2013
In the space of only 36 hours, the Washington Legislature resurrected, and the governor signed into law, a bill that changes the way the Washington Model Toxics Control Act (“MTCA”) provides funding for cleanups at contaminated sites. The goals of this legislation are to make sure that...

 

Adobe PDFForeclosure Avoidance Mediation Program is Expanding to Include Judicial Foreclosures
Lane Powell PC;
Legal Alert/Article
June 24, 2013, previously published on June 19, 2013
On June 4, 2013, Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber signed into law Senate Bill 558, which expands the Foreclosure Mediation Program created in 2012 to include judicial foreclosures. The original program applied only to nonjudicial foreclosures, and was created in response to the perception that...

 

Adobe PDFCFPB Report Indicates Impending Regulation of Overdraft Practices
Lane Powell PC;
Legal Alert/Article
June 14, 2013, previously published on June 12, 2013
On June 11, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) issued its anticipated white paper on its study of bank overdraft programs. The 72-page Report: (1) discusses the recent Regulation E amendments and case law restricting overdraft procedures; (2) provides statistical...

 


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