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|When to Update Your Bylaws; A Process|
Fred L. Somers Jr. P.C.;
August 18, 2016Bylaws are not immutable. They do and will require amendment. However, some boards act precipitously before annual member meetings and paste together a bylaw amendment not thought through carefully nor vetted by legal counsel. To amend bylaws, the amendment drafter(s) should be alert to potential...
|Private Club Membership Redemption Rights Revisited|
Fred L. Somers Jr. P.C.;
August 18, 2016Some private clubs formed in the last three decades of the 20th Century were formed by developers using redeemable or refundable deposits or initiation fees to assist in the clubs’ working capital funding or to recapture the developers’ investment. Regrettably, this technique has...
|Colorado Supreme Court Holds Inherent Risk of Skiing Includes an In-Bounds Avalanche|
Joan S. Allgaier; Hall & Evans, LLC;
August 10, 2016, previously published on June 9, 2016The Colorado Supreme Court recently addressed the issue of whether an in-bounds avalanche at a ski resort was included in the definition of “inherent dangers and risks of skiing.” In Fleury v. IntraWest Winter Park Operations Corp., 2016 CO 41 (Colo. May 31, 2016), the Court answered...
|Raffles: The Difference between Fundraising and Gambling in Illinois|
Stacy Crabtree; Heyl, Royster, Voelker & Allen Professional Corporation;
July 26, 2016, previously published on Spring 2016Raffles are often used by organizations for fundraising purposes. However, Illinois law suggests that unless the raffle is licensed and operated in accordance with the Raffles and Poker Runs Act, 230 ILCS § 15/0.01 et seq., (Raffles Act) and applicable local laws, raffles are illegal gambling...
|U.S. State Department Selects FY 2017 Diversity Visa Lottery Winners|
Fragomen Del Rey Bernsen Loewy LLP;
July 20, 2016, previously published on May 5, 2016The U.S. State Department has chosen the winners of the Fiscal Year 2017 Diversity Visa (DV) Lottery. Foreign nationals who entered the lottery can visit the official Entrant Status Check website to learn whether they were selected to submit an application for permanent residence.
|Equal Pay for Equal Play - U.S. Women’s National Team Files Wage Discrimination Claim Against U.S. Soccer|
Jillian M. Collins; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
June 17, 2016, previously published on April 5, 2016Five members of the U.S. women’s national soccer team, including stars Carli Lloyd, Hope Solo and Alex Morgan, filed a complaint at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission against the U.S. Soccer Federation alleging that they are paid almost four times less than the men’s national...
|It’s A Wrap! Sony Pictures Data Breach Case Settles Without a Hollywood Ending For the Plaintiff Class|
Kevin M. McGinty; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
June 17, 2016, previously published on April 11, 2016Everyone loves a good courtroom drama. So just imagine this pitch: henchmen of an evil dictator hack their way into a movie studio computer system. Once inside, they steal the most sensitive personal information of the studio’s stars, executives and employees. Their most intimate secrets,...
|CIC Establishes LMIA Exemptions for Television and Film Production Workers and Performing Artists|
Henry J. Chang; Blaney McMurtry LLP;
June 5, 2016, previously published on April 20, 2016On February 3, 2016, Citizenship and Immigration Canada (“CIC”) announced two new categories of work permits exempt from the Labour Market Impact Assessment (“LMIA”) requirement, pursuant to Section 205 of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations:
|Virginia Becomes First State to Formally Regulate Daily Fantasy Sports|
James B. Rixey; Vandeventer Black LLP;
June 5, 2016, previously published on May 2016On March 7, 2016, Governor McAuliffe signed into law the Fantasy Contests Act (the “Act”), making Virginia the first state to formally regulate daily fantasy sports websites such as DraftKings and FanDuel. The Act distinguishes these daily fantasy sports websites from illegal gambling...
|New York: Attorney General Cracks Down on Tax Fraud by Art Dealers|
David Ebersole, David M. Kall, Susan Millradt McGlone; McDonald Hopkins LLC;
June 2, 2016, previously published on May 17, 2016In early May, New York’s Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced that his office is “committed to rooting out tax abuses wherever we find them, especially in the art world, where the difference can be hundreds of thousands - if not millions - of dollars in lost tax revenue per...