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Adobe PDFM&A Brokers Update
Regina M. Joseph; Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 18, 2014, previously published on February 13, 2014
Brokers that facilitate the purchase and sale of privately held companies usually seek to be compensated by a percentage of the transaction value if the transaction is consummated. For a transaction structured as a sale of equity securities, payment of transaction-based compensation is usually...

 

Adobe PDFNorth Carolina’s New Growler Fill Law
Christian H. Staples; Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 23, 2013, previously published on October 21, 2013
There has been both excitement and confusion surrounding the recent passage of new laws and regulations governing the sale, filling and re-filling of growlers within our State. This paper briefly discusses the relevant history and explains the new law in simple terms so that breweries and retailers...

 

Adobe PDFYou Want Fries With That? New North Carolina Law Restricts Obesity Related Tort Claims
Christian H. Staples; Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 15, 2013, previously published on October 9, 2013
North Carolina House Bill 683, known as the Commonsense Consumption Act (“Act”), became effective on October 1, 2013. The Act contains two main provisions. First, it provides that no city or county ordinance may prohibit the sale of soft drinks above a certain size. For this reason, the...

 

HTMLRegarding Physician Payments Sunshine Act
Erin Smith Aebel, Elena A. Kohn; Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 1, 2013, previously published on July 29, 2013
On August 1, 2013 a new reporting obligation under the federal Physician Payments Sunshine Act (“Sunshine Act”) takes effect. The Sunshine Act was originally signed into law on March 23, 2010, as part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“ACA”). The purpose...

 

HTMLFlorida Supreme Court Declares "Superpriority" Municipal Liens Invalid News Alert
Daniel R. Strader; Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 24, 2013, previously published on June 17, 2013
It has become increasingly common in recent years for Florida municipalities to enact local ordinances granting so-called “superpriority” status to liens for municipal assessments. These types of ordinances typically state that municipal liens enjoy a higher priority than any other...

 

Adobe PDFThe $382,901 Check Really is in the Mail
David H. Conaway; Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 30, 2013, previously published on May 2013
We recently delivered a $382,901 check to a client in payment of a Bankruptcy Section 503(b)(9) claim, known as a “20-day administrative” claim. The claim arose from the client’s pre-petition sale of goods to its customer. General unsecured creditors received nothing.

 

Adobe PDFHIPAA: Not Just for Health Care Providers Anymore
Jenifer A. Belt; Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 28, 2013, previously published on Spring 2013
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) recently issued its long awaited updates to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”). The HIPAA Omnibus Rule, which took effect March 23, 2013, significantly expands the reach of HIPAA outside...

 

Adobe PDFTransfer Taxes after the Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012
David J. Rectenwald; Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 28, 2013, previously published on Spring 2013
The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (the “2012 Act”) had a profound impact on the transfer tax system. I will briefly describe that system and then, by way of background, set the stage for these changes by summarizing where we were on transfer taxes prior to the 2012 Act. I will...

 

Adobe PDFTax Planning for the 'New Normal
Thomas A. Cotter; Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 28, 2013, previously published on Spring 2013
Effective January 1, 2013, the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (“ATRA”) was enacted into law, finally settling years of debate over the fate of the Bush era tax cuts. On the same day, the 3.8% Medicare Tax on net investment income that was part of 2010’s Health Care Act went...

 

Adobe PDFSwimming Upstream - Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Requirements for Swimming Pools
John E. Haller; Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 28, 2013, previously published on Spring 2013
As of January 31, 2013, all existing pools located at “public accommodations” must meet ADA standards. This requires the installation of a fixed lift for the pool areas. This short article attempts to answer some of the frequently asked questions with regard to whether a pool is subject...

 


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