Legal Articles: Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP

 







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Adobe PDFNew Municipal Advisor Rules and Continuing Disclosure Initiative
Sheila Kles; Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 15, 2014, previously published on July 7, 2014
In an era of increased scrutiny and regulation of the municipal market, the final rules on what constitutes, and the registra - tion of, “municipal advisors”, became effective July 1, 2014. Concurrently, the SEC initiative to encourage issuers, obligat - ed persons, such as hospitals in...

 

Adobe PDFLetter of Intent: Gateway to a Deal
Philip S. Chubb, Joseph J. Santaniello; Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 30, 2014, previously published on June 16, 2014
Your time is valuable. So is the business that you are thinking about selling or the business you intend to acquire. You may also be thinking that before running up professional advisor costs, your business folks should be able to put together a non-binding letter of intent (“LOI”) and...

 

Adobe PDFThe Emergence of Uber, Lyft and Sidecar in North Carolina: An Overview of Key Legal Distinctions Between Digital Dispatch Services and their Traditional Taxicab Competitors
Christian H. Staples; Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 30, 2014, previously published on June 9, 2014
By now, most people have at least heard of Uber, Lyft, Sidecar and other modern taxicab alternatives, even if they have not experienced for themselves the innovative services that enable customers to virtually “hail a ride” by logging into a smartphone app and clicking a button.

 

Adobe PDFEstate Planning for Digital Assets
Kristina L. M. Wildman; Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 27, 2014, previously published on May 1, 2014
Traditionally, estate planning provides for the transfer of your assets through a will or a trust. These documents name an executor or trustee, respectively, to handle your affairs after your death, including the transfer of your assets. These documents may make a few specific bequests to named...

 

Adobe PDFConsumer Financial Protection Bureau Implements 'Ability to Repay' Regulations for Covered Mortage Loans
David J. Mack; Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 27, 2014, previously published on May 1, 2014
It is a widely understood that loose underwriting standards and practices by some creditors - including their abject failure in some instances to confirm their borrowers’ ability to repay mortgage loans - contributed in large measure to the mortgage crisis in 2008 that led to the...

 

Adobe PDFWorking on the Chain Gang - Supply Chain Finance as the 'New Normal
David H. Conaway; Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 27, 2014, previously published on May 1, 2014
Adjusting to the “new reality,” many companies have focused on all aspects of their balance sheets to improve performance for stakeholders. Companies have realized that material extensions of credit terms regarding its accounts payable result in dramatic improvement to cash flow and...

 

Adobe PDFWhat's New Under the Defense of Marriage Act
Wyatt J. Holliday; Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 27, 2014, previously published on May 1, 2014
A major reason that employee benefits, such as employer provided healthcare and retirement plans, exist is that they provide a tax-advantaged way for an employer to provide additional compensation to an employee, her spouse, and their dependents. The Defense of Marriage Act (“DOMA”)...

 

Adobe PDFSocial Media and Digital Assets in M&A Transactions
Regina M. Joseph; Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 27, 2014, previously published on May 1, 2014
Wait! Don’t skip these articles thinking that social media doesn’t affect you. Social media has invaded our lives, with only a Rip Van Winkle being immune (maybe). Some may scoff and others may cringe. The well initiated may laugh that the social media landscape, like its progeny...

 

Adobe PDFNavigating Foreclosure in States with 'One Action Rules
Joshua M. Hayes; Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 27, 2014, previously published on May 1, 2014
Late last year, the New York Supreme Court decided 172 Madison (NY) LLC v. NMP Grp., LLC, in which it examined New York’s one-action rule, a complex and often misunderstood rule that can have huge implications for lenders providing or servicing loans secured by real property in jurisdictions...

 

Adobe PDFNeed to Know Bankruptcy Concepts
David H. Conaway; Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 19, 2014, previously published on April 2014
The following is an executive summary of the “need to know” bankruptcy concepts as they impact creditors in business insolvencies.

 


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