Kaufman and Canoles



Private Client Services Update - Interference with Inheritance: A Novel Legal Theory
Unless you closely followed the legal victory of the late Vicki Lynn Marshall, a.k.a. Anna Nicole Smith, you are probably unfamiliar with the legal action known as 'tortious interference with expectancy of inheritance or gift.' 
By Jason R. Davis and Private Client Services

Employee Benefits Alert - Supreme Court’s “ObamaCare” Ruling and Employer Group Health Plans
In a surprise ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld all material provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (the “ACA”), including the controversial individual mandate that requires taxpayers to obtain health insurance or pay a penalty tax starting in 2014. 
By ESOPs & Employee Benefits

Credit Union Legal Update - Summer 2012
In This Issue:
- Loan Participation Contract Checklist
- NCUA's List of Required Policies for Boards of Directors of Credit Unions
- Board Compensation
- Medical Leave Due to Pregnancy
- Truth-In-Lending - Still Hyper-Technical
By E. Andrew Keeney

Government Contracts Update - Central Contractor Registration (CCR) Changing to New System - System For Award Management (SAM)
All federal government contractors, with limited exceptions, must be registered in the Central Contractor Registration (CCR) database prior to award of a federal government contract. 
By Government Contracts & Construction

Private Client Services Update - Self-Settled Spendthrift Trusts
As of July 1, 2012, Virginia will permit the creation of self-settled spendthrift trusts. 
By Lawrence G. Cumming and Private Client Services

Employee Benefits Alert - Summer 2012
In This Issue:
- Final Deadline for 401(k) Fee Disclosures: August 30, 2012
- Prepare for Changes in the Federal Capital Gains Tax Rate
- Supreme Court’s Obama Care Decision May Affect Employers—Be Prepared
By ESOPs & Employee Benefits

Get on the Joint Venture Train - Small Business Joint Ventures for Government Contractors
Terence Murphy & Charles V. McPhillips recently presented, "Get on the Joint Venture Train - Small Business Joint Ventures for Government Contractors." 
By Terence Murphy, Charles V. McPhillips and Government Contracts & Construction