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Lien Stripping

June 2, 2015

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Kevin N. Summers

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled yesterday that the U.S. Bankruptcy Code does not allow Chapter 7 debtors to rid themselves of junior liens on home loans that are under water. This decision should benefit commercial lenders as debtors may not void a junior mortgage lien when the debt owed on […]

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Property Brokers – Risks and Rewards

April 12, 2013

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Kevin N. Summers

Many trucking companies are setting up property broker operations to handle excess freight or reduce operating costs and risks. Is this worthwhile? Do property brokers really avoid the financial risks that face trucking companies? While recent court cases suggest that being a property broker is not risk free, there still […]

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Change to FLSA Requires Breaks for Nursing Mothers

December 21, 2012

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Janet E. Lanyon

Under a change to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) made by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, employers are required to permit nursing mothers to take breaks to express milk and to provide a private location, other than a bathroom, to do so. Nursing mothers may take “reasonable” […]

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Transition Workshops

October 12, 2012

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Robert R. Cleary

Bob Cleary recently conducted a transition workshop for a client who completed an asset purchase (bought a company) and wanted to minimize the usual discomfort it takes for the merged parties to become efficient as new compatible working partners. The client was relieved that the workshop produced swift results, claiming […]

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Business Immigration

September 12, 2012

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Kevin N. Summers

DREAM Act … Obama Order … Doesn’t matter if you fall left or right of center, immigration affects all of us, particularly businesses, with challenges and opportunities. The world is indeed flat. Most businesses are facing the globalization of their industry, and thus have an increasing need in employing foreigners […]

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