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An Overview of Closing Protection Letters for Title Insurance

An Overview of Closing Protection Letters for Title Insurance

December 30, 2011

This article, by shareholder Marty J. Solomon, gives title insurance claims attorneys an overview of the issues that often arise in handling closing protection letter claims, with citations to the significant closing protection letter cases from around the country grouped by issue.

Department of Labor, Fair Labor Standards Act PowerPoint

Department of Labor, Fair Labor Standards Act PowerPoint

December 30, 2011

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires that covered employees be paid minimum wage and overtime pay at a rate of not less than one and one-half times the employee’s regular rate of pay after 40 hours of work in any workweek. Some employees are exempt from FLSA coverage because of the type of work they perform. This Department of Labor (DOL) PowerPoint presentation discusses some of the more common exemptions, for executive, administrative, and professional employees, which cut across industry classifications. The DOL publishes the regulations that state and detail the obligations imposed on employers by the FLSA.

New Business Opportunities for Public-Private Partnerships in Georgia

New Business Opportunities for Public-Private Partnerships in Georgia

December 30, 2011

This article, by shareholder Larry Gold, discusses the State of Georgia’s 2011 Water Reservoir Act, which enabled public-private partnerships with the goal of helping government entities fund reservoir-related projects.

Remedies in a Foreclosure Action

Remedies in a Foreclosure Action

December 30, 2011

In this interview, attorney Stefanie D. Lincoln questions shareholder Joel Giles about interim remedies in a foreclosure action.

Responding to a Defalcation

Responding to a Defalcation

December 30, 2011

This article, by shareholder Mark A. Brown, discusses best practices for title insurers when responding to agent defalcations.

Sample Litigation Budget

Sample Litigation Budget

December 30, 2011

This sample budget estimates the cost of various tasks that typically arise during a lawsuit.

Sample Transactional Budget

Sample Transactional Budget

December 30, 2011

This sample budget estimates the cost of various tasks that typically arise during a loan transaction.

Schedule H Revisited After Health Care Reform

Schedule H Revisited After Health Care Reform

December 29, 2011

This resource, by Linda Fleming and Jon Gatto, provides an overview of Schedule H, the requirements imposed on tax-exempt hospitals by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, and the steps that tax-exempt hospitals should take.

Service of Process for Insurers

Service of Process for Insurers

December 30, 2011

This memo, by shareholder Anthony Pelle and co-author Ana Paola Capaldo, discusses issues related to service of process on insurers pursuant to Florida Statute §624.422, and the calculation of time periods to respond to or remove complaints.

What to Do If Government Agents Come to Your Business

What to Do If Government Agents Come to Your Business

December 30, 2011

This article, by attorney Marissel Descalzo, discusses the steps to take when government agents appear at your business, with or without a search warrant or subpoena. Because a visit from a government agent is often surprising and unexpected, business owners and key personnel should be familiar with the general principles discussed in this article so they are prepared to respond appropriately.

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