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Private Client Services Update - Good News for Professional Service Providers
Behind every cloud there is a silver lining. The principles behind Treasury Regulation §1.469-2(f)(6) that prevented professionals who owned their offices from using the real estate to either generate passive losses or passive income to offset passive losses now has a new twist. 
By Ellis H. Pretlow, Robert C. Goodman Jr. and Private Client Services

Transfer on Death Deeds: Additional Probate Avoidance Planning
Effective July 1, 2013, the Virginia legislature adopted Virginia Code Sections 64.2-621, et seq. which authorized the creation of transfer-on-death (“TOD”) deeds. 
By Philip L. Hatchett and Private Client Services

Employment Law Update - Winter 2014
It is very important for employers to properly determine whether individuals in their workplace are employees or would more properly be classified as volunteers, independent contractors, or owners. 
By Labor & Employment

Private Client Services Update - What Really is Inherited with a Limited Liability Company Interest?
Limited liability companies (LLCs) quickly have become one of the most effective and frequently utilized ownership vehicles for small business.
By Sarah E. Messersmith and Private Client Services

Credit Union Legal Predictions - 2014
The nationally recognized Kaufman & Canoles Credit Union Team is once again revealing our top predictions or major legal challenges for credit unions in 2014.
By E. Andrew Keeney, Erin Deal, Dustin H. DeVore, Alfred M. Randolph Jr. and Lender Representation

Credit Union Legal Update - Winter 2014
- Borrower’s Bad Faith and Emotional Distress Claims Against Foreclosing Credit Union Dismissed
- Anti-Deficiency Statute Does Not Bar $1.35 Million Suit Against Guarantor
- Denying Loan Modication Did Not Violate HAMP or Borrower’s Due Process Rights
By Lender Representation

Changing the Rules: Recently Implemented and Recently Proposed Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
Kristan Burch was recently featured in the Fall 2013 issue of Litigation News, "Changing the Rules: Recently Implemented and Recently Proposed Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure"
By Kristan B. Burch and Litigation