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Employment Law Update - Fall 2014
This Autumn the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) is expected to release proposed amendments to its regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act, modifying the rules used to determine whether certain “white collar” salaried employees will continue to be exempt from overtime pay.
By Labor & Employment

The Newfound Flexibility of Virginia Trusts
Trusts, which used to be considered a necessary evil or tolerated burden, have found new life as a flexible and malleable entity under the Uniform Trust Code, adopted by Virginia in 2006.
By Ellis H. Pretlow and Private Client Services

After Hobby Lobby, What Does it Take for a Virginia Stock Corporation to Exercise Religion?
Corporate law in the United States provides for non-stock or non-profit corporations created under state law, and many such corporations are recognized as tax-exempt organizations under federal tax law.
By Kevin A. White and Corporate & Public Finance

The Business of Beer
Nicole J. Harrell was recently quoted in the August 2014 issue of Virginia Business “The Business of Beer".
By Nicole J. Harrell and Alcoholic Beverage Team

Cybersecurity Client Alert - Fall 2014
Request for Public Comment by National Institute of Standards and Technology: An Opportunity for Government Contractors to Reflect on Best Practices for Cybersecurity The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announced on August 25, 2014 that it is seeking public comment about
By Cybersecurity Response Team

Virginia’s Conflict of Interest and Ethics Laws - 2014 Reform and Beyond
Christopher Page presented “Virginia’s Conflict of Interest and Ethics Laws - 2014 Reform and Beyond” at the Virginia Sheriff’s Association Annual Conference on September 15, 2014.

Private Client Services Update - Foreign Asset Disclosure, Financial Reporting and Tax Planning in a Complex World
Globalization, and the interwoven economies of countries around the world that result from it, is only gaining momentum.
By Alison V. Lennarz, Private Client Services and Business Taxation