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Plan Ahead to Prevent A Land Use Lawsuit

The best lawsuit in any context is the one you can avoid or dispense with quickly.  In the context of land use…

Commercial Litigation Commercial Real Estate

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Surviving the Great Resignation

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, over 47 million Americans voluntarily quit their jobs in 2021.  In the month of November alone, nearly 4.5…

Labor & Employment

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U.S. Government Imposes OFAC Sanctions on Russia

In response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the United States, in unprecedented coordination with global allies, has imposed expansive economic…

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North Carolina and South Carolina Employment Law Oddities

Employers with operations in multiple states not only have to ensure compliance with federal laws such as Title VII and the Americans…

Labor & Employment

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SEC Issues Proposed Rules on Disclosures Surrounding Stock Repurchases

On December 15, 2021, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed amendments to modernize and improve disclosure about…

Capital Markets

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SEC Issues Proposed Rules on Rule 10b5-1 Plans and Insider Trading

On December 15, 2021, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) proposed amendments to Rule 10b5-1 under the Securities…

Capital Markets

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SEC Increases Scrutiny of “Spring-Loaded” Compensation Awards

On November 29, 2021, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) staff issued Staff Accounting Bulletin (SAB) No. 120, which alerted companies that…

Capital Markets

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Fraudulent Wire Transfers: Who Bears the Loss and How to Prevent Becoming A Victim

Cybercriminals exploited remote work during the COVID-19 pandemic.  In 2020, the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) saw a record 70% increase…

Commercial Litigation

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Improving the SEC Disclosure Framework through Page Limits

Who reads those things?  It is a common refrain that I have thought to myself when clicking through an electronic agreement for…

Banking & Financial Institutions Capital Markets

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The OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard: COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate Requirements For Large Employers

After nearly two months of waiting, on November 4, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) published an emergency temporary standard…

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