In Davis Construction Corp. v. FTJ., Inc., the Virginia Supreme Court ruled that a supplier could sue a contractor for unjust enrichment despite lack of contractual privity, i.e. direct contractual relations. Facts and Procedural Background… Read more
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On Friday, June 19, 2020, the Internal Revenue Service released Notice 2020-50 clarifying and expanding provisions of the CARES Act that are designed to help retirement plan participants affected by COVID-19. The CARES Act provides… Read more
IRS Releases Proposed Regulations to Clarify Rules On Thursday, June 11, 2020, the IRS released proposed rules to clarify the 2017 Tax Act’s limit on the kinds of property that can be traded for other property… Read more
Originally published as a Roanoke Times Opinion Letter. The killing of George Floyd changed our nation overnight. The killing and subsequent protests coalesced with COVID-19 and the highest rate of unemployment since the Great Depression… Read more
Virginia passed some of the nation’s strongest worker protection laws in April and most will be effective July 1, 2020. Certain employment claims can proceed in Virginia’s courts for the first time, so expect more… Read more
UPDATE 6/3/2020: Congress passed H.R. 7010 and the bill will be going to the President for his signature. This article will be updated to reflect any changes to the PPP process once the details are… Read more
All restaurants and recreational businesses were partially or fully shut down by Governor Northam’s Executive Order 53, issued on March 23, 2020. Many of these businesses are now wondering if their insurance will cover income… Read more
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released final regulations on May 21, 2020 that will allow employers to post retirement plan disclosures online or deliver them to employees by email, as a default. According to… Read more
On May 12, 2020, the IRS issued optional relief for participants in cafeteria plans, health Flexible Spending Account (FSA) plans, and Dependent Care Assistance FSA plans. Less than two weeks ago, the IRS and the… Read more
We’re several months into the COVID-19 pandemic and demand is mounting to reopen workplaces. No modern employer has faced quite this situation, so you’re not alone. Rates of infection, hospitalization, and deaths vary from place… Read more