The announcement last week by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) that it is proposing to rescind the “ability-to-repay” requirement in the payday lending rule proposed during the Obama administration was welcome news to the… Read more
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Payment Claw-Backs Section 547 of the Bankruptcy Code allows a debtor or trustee to recover or “claw-back” certain payments or “preferences” made to a creditor a short time (usually 90 days) before a bankruptcy filing…. Read more
A Summary of Nancy Reynolds’ Recent Presentation Nancy Reynolds, Esq. presented with Donna Fudge, Esq., Fudge Broadwater, PC; and James Haines, Esq., of American HealthCare, LLC on the topic of “Drafting Effective Arbitration Agreements That Will… Read more
It’s 2019 already!? This year my New Year’s Resolution is to spread the word about interesting wage payment issues! To help me accomplish my resolution, our Woods Rogers Labor and Employment team agreed to adopt… Read more
On January 8, 2019, the Supreme Court of the United States found that when arbitration agreements delegate to the arbitrator the question of whether a dispute is arbitrable or is subject to the arbitration contract,… Read more
Not Having One Just Cost A Florida Physician’s Group $500,000! The requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, as amended by the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act… Read more
There are steps to take to audit your data privacy programs as hackers become more and more creative. The first step is knowing and understanding the threats businesses will face in 2019. Get educated, and… Read more
Newly Adopted Rules Simplify Disclosure Requirements In the third quarter of 2018, the SEC issued a release adopting amendments to Regulations S-K and S-X and changing certain disclosure forms. The release indicates the changes are effective November 5, 2018, and… Read more
Did you know Stevie Wonder was giving some pretty good legal advice when he wrote: “Signed, Sealed, Delivered I’m Yours?” Apparently, the Virginia Supreme Court thinks so too. Recently, the Court held that a 15-year… Read more
SST-16 Inspections: Who’s targeted, why, and how to prepare. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s new program triggers comprehensive inspections based on employers’ electronic submissions. The new Site-Specific Targeting 2016 (SST-16) Program targets employers whose… Read more