A recent Court of Appeals decision reinforces the need for a consignor to file a financing statement to protect its interest in the consigned goods and the proceeds from the sale of those goods. The… Read more
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On May 9, 2019, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia found that an attending physician acted legally when collecting blood and urine samples from a patient in emergency custody without the… Read more
If you follow us, you know that my 2019 New Year’s resolution was to write an FLSA e-alert each month for our readers. Let’s just take a moment to recognize that it is April —… Read more
Recently, the Internal Revenue Service released final regulations under Section 199A, a section in the Internal Revenue Code introduced with the 2017 Tax Act. These regulations provide a deduction to a non-corporate taxpayer for up… Read more
Nursing Home Truth in Advertising Passes Virginia General Assembly All adult care communities in Virginia should thank their representatives in the Virginia General Assembly for passing the Nursing Home Truth in Advertising legislation on March… Read more
As recently demonstrated in Uretek, ICR Midatlantic, Inc. v. Adams Robinson Enterprises, Inc. et al., arbitration decisions can be enforceable, even if they are contrary to law and against the parties’ agreement. The Arbitration Though… Read more
Among the bills considered by the Virginia legislature this year were a number affecting financial services. The 2019 Virginia General Assembly concluded its “short” 47-day session on February 24, 2019. Here is a look at the more… Read more
Recent caselaw underscores the importance of narrowly tailoring indemnity provisions in construction contracts so they do not run afoul of Virginia Code §11-4.1. That section generally provides that an indemnity provision in a construction contract… Read more
What are Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credits? The Historic Tax Credit (HTC) programs (federal and Virginia) are designed to promote the public policy that the preservation of historic community assets is an important part of protecting… Read more
Using Opportunity Zones One of the more innovative provisions in the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) provided for the creation of Opportunity Zones. Using the Internal Revenue Code to drive policy or incentivize… Read more