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The Importance of Operational Procedures Whenever Statutory Notice is Required

USA - February 4 2021 A business’ routine and seemingly mundane operational practices can sometimes have material legal consequences, a/k/a it is not important until it is…

Sixth Circuit Nixes Shortening the Statute of Limitations Period for ADA and ADEA Claims

USA - January 29 2021 In Thompson v. Fresh Products, LLC, 2021 WL 139685 (6th Cir. 2021), the court held employers cannot contractually shorten the statute of limitations…

Proposed Tennessee Bill to Remove Sales Tax in Calculation of Interchange Fees

USA - January 29 2021 In most cases, Tennessee merchants - and customers - pay processing fees on the total amount of a credit or debit card transaction, including the…

“We Don’t Bank Crypto” Isn’t Enough: Banks Need a Strategy for Cryptocurrency

USA - October 12 2020 At a recent industry conference, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) director Kenneth Blanco made it clear that FinCEN continues to focus on…

FMCSA Extends National Emergency Declaration

USA - September 14 2020 The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has extended and modified the Emergency Declaration originally set to expire on September 14…

FMCSA Hours of Service Rules Changes Coming Soon

USA - September 1 2020 The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) revised hours of service regulations are set to go into effect on September 29, 2020 at…

Valuable Lessons to be Drawn from the CFPB’s TD Bank Overdraft Consent Order

USA - August 31 2020 On August 20, 2020, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and TD Bank, N.A. (“TD Bank”) entered a Consent Order (the “Order”) regarding TD…

A Primer for Kentucky’s Financial Institutions About Properly Handling Suspected Elder Financial Abuse

USA - July 13 2020 One of the most important areas for banks and credit unions to master is the handling of situations of suspected elder financial exploitation. While…

Security Interests for Sellers of Goods and Services and the Value of an Unperfected Security Interest

USA - July 1 2020 Many of our clients who provide goods or services on credit have a form sales contract that includes the grant of a UCC Article 9 security interest…

Bankruptcy Courts Helping Individuals, Despite the Statute?

USA - June 30 2020 Two recent bankruptcy court cases remind counsel of the great importance of knowing the proclivities of the presiding panel of judges who will hear…