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|Is Your Website Subject to the ADA?|
William Y. Klett; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
January 25, 2016, previously published on January 13, 2016Businesses that use websites (virtually everyone) are now receiving, with increasing frequency, demands related to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
|Is My Company's Website Accessible?|
Michael P. Scott; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
January 21, 2016, previously published on January 14, 2016Many of your clients or customers would answer, “Of course. I open Chrome or Internet Explorer, type in the address, and there I am, ready to log-in and shop, pay my bill, or schedule an appointment.” For many others, however, the answer is not that simple. Users who suffer from...
|Creditors Rights Suffers a Major Depression in North Carolina|
Jay DeVaney; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
January 18, 2016, previously published on January 7, 2016On September 25, 2015, the North Carolina Supreme Court ruled in High Point Bank and Trust Company v. Highmark Properties, LLC. The long-awaited decision affirmed the enlarged the statutory application of §45-21.36 in three significant ways. More on that below.
|New Year's Resolution for Employers: Review Employee Handbooks and Agreements|
David E. Dubberly; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
January 5, 2016, previously published on December 9, 2015A Nov. 24, 2015, decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, which has jurisdiction over the Carolinas, about an arbitration provision included in an employee handbook serves as a warning to employers to review employee handbooks and agreements for the new year.
|Franchise POST: The Reformation of Financial Performance Representations; Has the Time Arrived?|
Theodore P. Pearce; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
January 5, 2016, previously published on December 21, 2015Financial Performance Representations (“FPR’s), or earnings claims, have been an integral part of franchise sales process well before the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) began its supervision of the franchise model. The original Federal Trade Commission franchise rule,...
|Staying Compliant in the New Year: Federal Contractors Should Assess Policies and Procedures in Response to Sweeping Executive Orders|
Sara Svedberg; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
January 5, 2016, previously published on December 9, 2015A series of executive orders signed or implemented this year imposes substantial new obligations on employers contracting or subcontracting with the federal government. These executive orders have established a minimum wage for employees of federal contractors, expanded protected classes, and set...
|Changes to North Carolina's Rule of Civil Procedure 26(b)(4) Regarding Experts|
Catherine B. Lane, Peter G. Pappas; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
January 4, 2016, previously published on December 21, 2015For cases filed on or after Oct. 1, 2015, in North Carolina state courts, there are new changes to how the parties will approach expert disclosure and discovery.
|Tips from IRS for Year-End Gifts to Charity|
Nexsen Pruet LLC;
December 9, 2015, previously published on November 30, 2015On November 25, the Internal Revenue Service published "Tips from IRS for Year-End Gifts to Charity."
|EPA's Proposed Cross-State Air Pollution Update Rule|
Charles S. Carter; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
December 7, 2015, previously published on November 24, 2015On November 16th, EPA proposed an “update” to its Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR) ozone season requirements. Starting in 2017, the proposal is intended to reduce summertime emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOx) from power plants in 23 eastern States. The NOx limitations are...
|ADA with a side of FMLA: A Cornucopia of Legal Issues|
Jennifer S. Cluverius; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
December 2, 2015, previously published on November 16, 2015Mixing the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Family Medical Leave Act can result in a smorgasbord of legal issues for many employers. While determining whether an employee has a qualifying serious health condition under the FMLA is, in large part, fairly straightforward given the FMLA’s...