By: David L. Cahn, Jordan M. Halle
Effective for franchise agreements entered into or renewed this year, new amendments to the California Franchise Relations Act impose significant restrictions on franchisor’s termination or refusal to renew franchise agreements, increase franchisor’s post-termination obligations, and bolster...
By: Philip M. Bogart
Practice goodwill is the most important asset of any dental office. Although goodwill is an intangible asset, it carries the most weight when buying a practice. So, when planning a transition, the most important element is the manner in which the patients (or the referral sources) will be...
By: Steven F. Dunn
By: Steven F. Dunn, Esq. Takeaway: The use of technology by community associations is a great way to efficiently manage association business and records; however, there are recommended practices that should be followed in order to minimize liability exposure.
By: Anthony Clark Many people move into Community Associations throughout the area due to the many added benefits an Association offers including a more “secure” neighborhood. However, there is a hidden reality that many residents of an Association may be surprised to confront – a sex offender...
By: Richa Y. Fortuna
By: Richa Y. Fortuna, Esq. The Virginia General Assembly approved a number of bills in the 2016 legislative session which impact, directly or indirectly, common interest communities, and the Governor of Virginia signed the following bills into law.
By: Steven E. Bers
Effective December 1, 2016, the US Department of Labor regulations defining overtime-exemption eligibility requirements will change, with the impact upon employers being that fewer employees may be eligible for payment on a level salary basis for all hours worked – that is, employers may lose their...
By: Dorothy Deng
By: Steven Basart, Director China, Kellen & Dorothy Deng, Esq., Partner at Whiteford, Taylor & Preston, LLP
By: David R. Kuney
In recent months, Donald Trump has been quoted as saying that successful companies often use bankruptcy laws to their advantage. Does he know something you should know? Should you be paying closer attention to how bankruptcy law actually works?
By: Kevin C. McCormick
Originally published in the Maryland Employment Law Letter. Expanded definition of ‘advice’
By: Stacey L. Pine
Originally published by ASAE The proliferation of cellphones means that nonprofits can communicate with their members and donors anywhere, anytime. But the law protects consumers from unwanted "robocalls" and text messages on their mobile phones. Nonprofits need to know the rules before they...