Kaufman and Canoles



CFPB Regulations on Ability to Repay and Qualified Mortgages Presentation - MDDCCUA
E. Andrew Keeney presented CFPB Regulations on Ability to Repay and Qualified Mortgages to the MDDCCUA on October 30, 2013.
By E. Andrew Keeney

Private Client Services Update - Virginia Has Authorized Asset Protection Trusts - But Do They Work?
Virginia recently joined 13 other states which have enacted legislation allowing the creation of domestic asset protection trusts ('DAPTs').  The new statute, section 64.2-745.1 et seq. of the Virginia Code effective July 1, 2012, allows a person to create an irrevocable trust benefitting him or herself, which protects assets transferred to the trust against the claims of creditors of the trust maker or "settlor."
By Gregory R. Davis and Private Client Services

NAFCU Regulatory Compliance Seminar: Focus on Fair Lending
NAFCU Regulatory Compliance Seminar: Focus on Fair Lending, presented on October 24, 2013.
By E. Andrew Keeney and Lender Representation

Fair Lending Presentation - Virginia Credit Union League
E. Andrew Keeney presented on the Subject of Fair Lending at the 2013 Virginia Credit Union League's Fall Compliance Conference on October 16, 2013.
By E. Andrew Keeney

Franchising 101 - Legal Basics
The K&C Franchise Team recently presented Franchising 101 - Legal Basics to potential franchisees at the Hampton Roads Small Business Development Center.
By Nicole J. Harrell, Stephen E. Story and Intellectual Property & Franchising

Employment Law Update - Fall 2013
In this Issue:
- The U.S. Supreme Court Ends Term on High Note for Employers
- HR Manager Hit with Large Damage Award
- 'Sleepy Time' at Work Required?
- October Obamacare Notice Deadline Approaches
- Ask Even if They Don’t Tell
- 30th Annual Employment Law Update - ‘The Times They Are A 
By Labor & Employment

Credit Union Legal Update - Fall 2013
A priority in 2014 is for federal credit unions to prepare for a NCUA Fair Lending Examination. Fair lending laws have existed for a number of years. They now have the focus and attention of: the NCUA Board; the NCUA Office of Consumer Protection, and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
By E. Andrew Keeney