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HTMLThe Rules of the Game Change As ICE Targets Employers
Maria del Carmen Ramos; Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 30, 2014, previously published on September 5, 2014
The year 2009 marked a dramatic change in Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) workforce enforcement strategy. Up until 2008, ICE focused its enforcement efforts almost exclusively on illegal workers. For instance, ICE made 6,000 workforce enforcement strategy-related arrests in 2008;...

 

Adobe PDFSocial Media Start-Up Capital: Don't Try a Ponzi Scheme
Regina M. Joseph; Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 12, 2014, previously published on August 4, 2014
You’ve got the perfect idea for a social media site, but how do you attract a critical mass of members to launch it? Your credit cards are maxed out and your friends and family are tapped too. Can you attract members by offering to pay cash incentives for recruiting other members, who in turn...

 

HTMLFlorida Is Not Colorado: Health Lawyers Give You 5 Things to Consider About Medical Marijuana
Erin Smith Aebel, Rachel B. Goodman; Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 12, 2014, previously published on August 6, 2014
If voters pass Amendment 2 in November, the use of marijuana will be permitted for certain medical purposes. As a result, the Florida legislature and regulatory agencies will be charged with developing statutes and regulations that create a new type of health care provider and that alter the...

 

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 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 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 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...

 


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