LawMatters- June 2016

CEO CORNER
A Video Conversation with Andrew Buerger, Founder of B’more Organic

LawMatters-June_BmoreOrganicAndrew Buerger is the founder of B’more Organic, an organic food and beverage company headquartered in Baltimore. The smoothies that make up B’more Organic’s flagship product line are based on an Icelandic style yogurt called skyr, which—in contrast with conventional dairy products...Read More

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Also See: A Video Conversation with Param Shah, CEO of Fusiform Medical Devices

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Why Companies Should Be Concerned About the EEOC and Its Ever-Growing Reach Into Your Business by Laura Rubenstein.

LawMatters-June_EEOCEarlier this year, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released a notice that put forth proposed changes to the yearly EEO-1 report. While the notice could hardly be considered front-page news, legal professionals attuned to labor and employment matters immediately took notice,...Read More

Also See: 8 Questions to Ask When Hiring Family Members by Michael N. Mercurio , Esq.

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OFFIT KURMAN PRESENTS
Meet Joe Condo, Founder of the Condo Law Firm and the Newest Principal at Offit Kurman 

LawMatters-June_condoJoe Condo is a family lawyer, founder of the Condo Law Group, and the latest Principal to join Offit Kurman. For over 40 years, Joe has solidified his reputation as a go-to family law attorney in Virginia. Earlier this month, Joe and his colleagues at the Condo Law Group, Caroline Solano and Elizabeth Szabo, joined Offit Kurman and relocated....Read More

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Also See: Maurice Offit’s Video Series: Importance of Asset Protection Planning

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THE LAWYER IS IN  
Cannabis Business Executive: Maryland Commission Revises Regulations in Hastily-Announced Public Meeting by Darren Weiss, Esq.

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On the morning of June 14, 2016, Maryland’s Medical Cannabis Commission held a late-announced policy committee meeting. The meeting, which was open to the public, was called to discuss numerous proposed revisions to the regulations governing the state’s cannabis program. Shortly before the meeting took place, the Commission....Read More

Also See: Kasich Signed Law Makes Ohio the 25th State to Legalize Medical Cannabis by Darren Weiss

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PLACES TO BE
Avoiding the New Salary Requirements: An Interactive Workshop

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This interactive workshop is facilitated by nationally known employment lawyers Scott Kamins and Ari Karen and is designed for business owners who are unsure of how the new regulations making millions of workers eligible for overtime will impact their workforce, and looking for real-world, proven strategies for minimizing or even avoiding the costs of compliance. Click here for more information

Also see: The Cannabusiness Key Webisode on July 7th at 12pm

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SPOTLIGHT ON US
Offit Kurman Congratulates Thomas Repczynski on being named President-Elect of the Fairfax Bar Association 

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Offit Kurman attorney, Thomas Repczynski is the newest President-Elect of the Fairfax Bar Association, effective July 1, 2016. Mr. Repczynski has been a longtime active member of the FBA, having served most recently during the past year as Vice President/Director, Chairman of the Reserves Task Force, and Investment Committee Chair, all while completing his tenth straight year on the Bar’s Budget Committee. Mr. Repczynski will serve as the FBA’s President for 2017-2018, effective July 1, 2017....Read More

 

FOCUS ON THE LAW
Revised Guidance on National Origin Discrimination 
by Howard Kurman, Esq. 

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On June 2, 2016 the EEOC published a press release notifying the public that it was going to release for public comment its revised enforcement guidance directed at national origin discrimination under Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. As the EEOC explained in its press release, “ Title VII prohibits employer actions that treat people unfavorably because of their national origin, including because they are from a particular country or part of the world, because of ethnicity, or because they appear to be of a certain ethnic background.”...Read More

 

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