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Real Estate Strategies Update - A General Overview of Extended Title Insurance Coverage
Title insurance is a contract that obligates the insurer to indemnify the purchaser of the insurance (the "insured") from loss incurred due to loss of use and enjoyment of the property occasioned by the existence of liens, defects and encumbrances that are not identified as being excluded from coverage
By Amy L. Harman and Real Estate Strategies Group

Employment Law Update - Fall 2011
In This Issue:
- Screening Job Applicants Through Social Media Creates Legal Risk
- K&C Annual Employment Law Update to be Held at New Site
- Is This Outrageous Enough?
- Your Employees May Be Keeping Records Too
- Time to Update Anti-Retaliation Policies
- Wal-Mart Achieves Major Supreme Court Victory
By Labor & Employment

Trademark Alert - Don't Get .XXX-ed Out!
On March 18, 2011, the International Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (“ICANN”) approved the formation of the .xxx top level domains for the adult entertainment industry. The ICM Registry (“ICM”) will sponsor the .xxx domains which are scheduled to launch on September 7, 2011.
By Intellectual Property & Franchising

Mortgage Acts and Practices Webinar
Stephen E. Story and the Real Estate Information Network, Inc. presented the "Mortgage Acts and Practices Webinar."
By Stephen E. Story

NCUA's List of Required Policies for Board of Directors of Credit Unions
Andy Keeney's article, "NCUA's List of Required Policies for Board of Directors of Credit Unions", was recently on the featured expert page of the Center for Credit Union Board of Excellence's (CCUBE) website.
By E. Andrew Keeney

Tight on Cash, One State Taps 529 Plan Reserves
James W.C. Canup was featured in the August 25, 2011 digital issue of The Wall Street Journal in the following article, "Tight on Cash, One State Taps 529 Plan Reserves."
By James W.C. Canup

Private Client Services Update - Careful Planning by Corporate Fiduciary Avoids Liability for Breach of Fiduciary Duty
Corporate fiduciaries are always conscious of the potential for lawsuits from unsatisfied beneficiaries. The case of Karo v. Wachovia Bank, N.A., decided in Virginia’s Eastern District last year, is a helpful illustration of the Court finding in favor of a bank trustee challenged with a claim for breach of fiduciary duty.
By Philip L. Hatchett and Private Client Services