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Mey v. DIRECTV, LLC – The Fourth Circuit broadens the scope of the FAA to “infinite” arbitration clauses

Arbitration provisions appear in millions of contracts that cover many different types of agreements and transactions. For decades, the United States Supreme…

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Webinar: Adjusting to the new normal–HR compliance issues and trends during the COVID-19 pandemic

Adjusting to the new normal–HR compliance issues and trends during the COVID-19 pandemic Webinar Date: Wednesday, September 30, 2020Time: 12:00-1:30pm ET The…

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SEC Amends Accredited Investor Definition

On August 26, 2020, the SEC adopted final amendments that modify the definition of “accredited investor” in Rule 501(a) (the “Rule”) of…

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SEC Adopts Amendments to Regulation S-K

On August 8, 2019, the SEC proposed amendments aimed at modernizing the disclosure requirements contained in Items 101, 103, and 105 of…

Capital Markets

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The World Turned Upside Down: How the Pandemic Has Permanently Transformed the Legal Industry

When our firm updated its disaster recovery plan several years ago, global pandemics were just above locust plagues on what we perceived…

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The Growing Seeds of the Interaction of the Regulated Banking System and Hemp-related Businesses

On December 3, 2019, the federal bank regulatory agencies[1] and the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), in consultation with the Conference of…

Banking & Financial Institutions

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Paycheck Protection Program Application Deadline Extended to August 8, 2020

Following approval by the House and Senate, the president has signed a bill re-opening the application window for the Paycheck Protection Program…

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When is a Settlement Agreement a Final Settlement Agreement?

The North Carolina Business Court lists on its website Orders of Significance—unpublished Business Court opinions “regarding a matter of…

Commercial Litigation

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SBA and Treasury Announce New EZ and Revised Forgiveness Applications

On June 17, 2020, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the Department of the Treasury, posted a revised version…

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SEC Adopts Changes to Required Financial Disclosures for Acquisitions and Dispositions

The Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) has approved amendments to its rules and forms related to the disclosure of financial information regarding…

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