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Employee Misclassification and Labor and Employment Law: Am I at risk?

August 9, 2013

According to the United States Department of Labor (DOL), 30% of employers are guilty of employee misclassification of independent contractors.…

Financial Institution Compliance and Loan Officer Compensation

August 8, 2013

Last week, we discussed how the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) had released its State Coordinated Coordination Framework, outlining how…

What is a Dynasty Trust?

August 7, 2013

When it comes to estate planning, most people get overwhelmed trying to decipher the differences between each type of trust…

Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) Issues among Government Contractors

August 5, 2013

While the United States economy has been slow to recover, government contractors have continued to thrive.  This stability has led…

The Weekly Scenario from Steve Shane – 8.5.13

August 5, 2013

Question:  What is a donor advised fund and can a donor advised fund help me to receive a year-end tax…

Your Small Business is Not Too Small to Matter to the CFPB

August 2, 2013

Small business owners often have the same mentality; “My business is so small that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)…

Labor & Employment Law FAQs: Do I Pay Departing Employees Accrued Vacation?

August 2, 2013

As an employer, it is always better to err on the side of caution when dealing with employees. After all,…

Friday Factoid – 8.2.13

August 2, 2013

Procter & Gamble, the maker of Tide brand detergent, created new value for its Tide trademark by allowing franchisees to…

CFPB Issues Responsible Business Edicts for Lenders

August 2, 2013

CFPB Issues Responsible Business Edicts for Lenders

Labor and Employment Law & Social Media: Are Employee Comments Protected?

July 31, 2013

In 2010, an employee of American Medical Response (AMR) of Connecticut posted a derogatory comment on Facebook, a popular social…