I-9 audits are on the rise and won’t stop any time soon! According to an Associated Press article this month, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations unit has plans to conduct over 5,000 audits… Read more
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Today marks the first day that the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) goes into effect. Below is a brief summary of what you need to know: Who needs to comply? All companies that process… Read more
In a much-anticipated decision, the United States Supreme Court (SCOTUS) ruled that employers may require that employees waive their right to pursue class or collective employment claims as part of a mandatory arbitration program. In… Read more
A hot-button topic lately has been the burgeoning industry of cryptocurrency and the growth of blockchain technology. While there is plenty of room to argue its virtue, most everyone paying attention agrees at the very… Read more
If your business is storing or processing sensitive information from residents of the European Union – even just email addresses of EU residents – you may need to comply with the GDPR. In April 2016,… Read more
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 contain several provisions applicable to pass-through business entities (“PTEs”), which include partnerships (and LLCs that are treated as partnerships for federal income tax purposes), S corporations, and… Read more
Sexual Harassment Settlements With Non-disclosure Agreements Are No Longer Tax Deductible. The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the “Act”) affects employers who settle sexual harassment claims and wish to keep the settlement from… Read more
Texting is perhaps the most ubiquitous manner of communication in our society today. For example, texts from the Presidential Office are now considered official governmental documents and have become almost routine. However, healthcare providers in… Read more
Effective today, civil penalties in federal states for violations of OSHA standards and regulations increased to adjust for inflation. In the Federal Register issued January 2, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor published notice of… Read more
An old curse of somewhat unsettled origin states: “May you live in interesting times.” For many individuals, a plan for interesting times should include consideration of the use of a self-settled asset protection trust. A… Read more