LawMatters-September 2016

CEO CORNER
A Video Conversation with Carlee Pipitone, Founder of Tenth Harvest- Part 1
LawMatters-images_CarleePipitoneCarlee Pipitone is the founder and managing partner of Tenth Harvest. Based in Baltimore, Tenth Harvest is an importer and distributor that represents food and beverage producers from around the world. The company takes a sustainable, artisan-focused approach to its business, emphasizing personal ...Read More

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Also See: A Video Conversation with James Angelo, President of TAI- Part 3

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

New IRS Rules Impacting Gift Planning and Valuation Discounts by Herb Fineburg, Esq.

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In light of proposed changes to IRS regulations, It is recommended that you complete your family gift plans before the end of this year. For decades the IRS has argued that valuation discounts in related-party transfers for family owned entities were constructed solely to avoid .....Read More

Also See: Six Questions to Ask Yourself to Prepare for the Changes to the FLSA by Russell Berger

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OFFIT KURMAN PRESENTS
Offit Kurman Attorneys at Law Hosted Wine-A-Palooza on September 8th

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On Thursday, September 8th almost a hundred of Maryland and Washington DC’s leading executives and entrepreneurs attended Wine-A-Palooza at the Summer House in North Bethesda. The guests tasted local wines and listened to Newgrass music from Dry Mill Road and fiddle virtuoso Patrick McAvinue as they gathered for this ....Read More

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Also See: Dissecting the Deal- Evaluating Companies in a Merger

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THE LAWYER IS IN  
Leave as a Reasonable Accommodation under the ADA by Neil Morris, Esq. & Gabriel Celii, Esq.

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This summer the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) issued updated enforcement guidelines to help employers stay in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) while administering leave requests. While the tenets of the ADA are left unchanged by the update, the purpose is instructional....Read More

Also See: Defend Trade Secrets Act- New Weapons for the War Against IP Thieves by Davide Greber, Esq.

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PLACES TO BE
Asset Protection: Build A Wall Around Your Assets on November 2nd

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The assets that you have worked long and hard to accumulate can be lost within a very short period if they are not properly protected. Good asset protection requires starting early and taking steps to place your assets beyond the reach of frivolous lawsuits or judgments.Join Baltimore-Washington Financial Advisors and Offit Kurman Attorneys at Law on November 2nd  for an asset protection seminar. Click here for more information

Also see: Cyberrisk Policies: What You Need To Know on Nov 3rd

 

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SPOTLIGHT ON US
Litigator Matthew D’Annunzio Joins Offit Kurman in Philadelphia

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Offit Kurman is pleased to welcome Matthew D’Annunzio to the firm. Recognized as a leading legal advisor in the Philadelphia region, Mr. D’Annunzio possesses extensive business litigation and national coordinating counsel experience. He joins Offit Kurman’s legal team at Ten Penn Center in Philadelphia.....Read More

Also See: The Daily Record Names Offit Kurman a 2016 Innovator of the Year

PUBLISHED IN
Brian Collins Featured in the Legal Intelligencer Insurance Law Supplement

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CGL Policy Coverage of IP Claims Under “Advertising Injury”

A company can expect to accumulate significant costs in defending against claims for intellectual property infringement. Plaintiffs claiming violations are often willing to expend significant resources enforcing their rights given the central importance of intellectual property assets – whether patents, trademarks, or copyrights.....Read More

Also See: Edward Tolchin Featured In Bloomberg BNA Federal Contracts Report