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2019 Mid-Year Employment Law Update Part II: Federal

Posted on by David F. Dabbs in Employment Law

Employers should be aware of recent changes and developments in Virginia and federal laws affecting employment and payroll practices.
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2019 Mid-Year Employment Law Update Part I: Virginia

Posted on by David F. Dabbs in Employment Law

Employers should be aware of recent changes and developments in Virginia and federal laws affecting employment and payroll practices.
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Chapter 13 Strip Down of Underwater Short-Term Mortgages Now Permitted

Posted on by Neil E. McCullagh in Creditors' Rights, Bankruptcy and Insolvency

Law relating to lien strip-offs and strip-downs in bankruptcy continues to evolve. This article examines the ruling in Hurlburt v. Black.
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Banks Will Have Greater Power to Prevent Financial Exploitation of Adults

Posted on by Neil E. McCullagh, Marieke van Rijn in Creditors' Rights, Bankruptcy and Insolvency

Effective July 1, 2019, Virginia law enhances the role banks can play in preventing financial exploitation of adults.
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RVA Delivery Wars: Competition Intensifies

Posted on by John W. Anderson, Marieke van Rijn in Commercial Real Estate, RVA Grocery and Delivery Wars

The RTD recently reported that grocery consumer behavior has shifted & is increasingly demanding online shopping & delivery options.
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Supreme Court Decision May Significantly Delay the Filing of Copyright Infringement Suits

Posted on by Dana D. McDaniel in Intellectual Property and Information Technology

The Supreme Court has resolved a split among federal circuit courts that establishes another incentive to register copyrighted works early.
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Grocery Wars Surprising News!

Posted on by John W. Anderson in Commercial Real Estate, RVA Grocery and Delivery Wars

This morning’s newspaper contained a surprising and unexpected article: Walmart announced the closing of their Neighborhood Market grocery store
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