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New Cases Show Strength of State Equine Activity Liability Laws

USA - July 22 2019 Currently, all states except for California and Maryland have some form of an equine activity liability act (“EALA”). Since the first EALA was…

CMS publishes final rule to modernize PACE regulations

USA - July 9 2019 On May 28, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ("CMS") finalized a rule (the "Final Rule") to update and modernize requirements for…

Are Boards of Directors Responsible for Cybersecurity?

USA - February 12 2019 Whose responsibility within a company is cybersecurity? Should key decisions fall to IT, or should higher management be involved more heavily in…

401(k) Tax Notices must be updated for Tax Reform

USA - August 15 2018 The Internal Revenue Code (the "Code") requires that each qualified retirement plan sponsor provide a special tax notice to each plan participant…

California Enacts Sweeping Privacy Legislation

USA - June 29 2018 On Thursday, California governor Jerry Brown signed into law the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018. The Act will significantly impact companies…

Damage Caused by Boarded Horses -- Who Pays for It?

USA - February 26 2018 Broken pasture fences, broken gates, stall dividers kicked through, wash rack hoses and nozzles broken, stall walls bitten through, stall doors broken…

IRS Begins Enforcement of ACA Employer Mandate

USA - February 5 2018 The IRS recently began enforcing the employer mandate provision of the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) by assessing penalties on noncompliant employers…

New Year's Resolutions for the Equine Industry

USA - January 12 2018 Planning ahead for a successful 2018? You might define “success” as great progress in your showing, breeding, training, racing, and riding. The fact…

Make Sure Your Holiday Gifts Don’t Get You Fined

USA - December 18 2017 On December 12, 2017 President Trump signed the National Defense Authorization Act. In part, the Act requires registration of all drones weighing more…

New York is 48th State to Enact an Equine Liability Law

USA - October 31 2017 On October 23, 2017, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law that state’s version of an equine activity liability law. Here is a link. The law…