Kaufman and Canoles



Credit Union Legal Predictions - 2015
Each year, the nationally recognized Kaufman & Canoles Credit Union Team analyzes trends and changes in the credit union industry to forecast potential hurdles for the upcoming year. This year, we compiled 7 predictions which we believe will significantly impact many credit unions in 2015. Our
By E. Andrew Keeney, Dustin H. DeVore, Erin Deal, Hazel C. Wong, Alfred M. Randolph Jr. and Brian O. Dolan

Practice Reminder: Evaluate Carefully Your Client's Situation Before Using Either a Special Warranty or Quitclaim Deed
Brian Dolan was recently featured in the Fall 2014 issue of Virginia State Bar newsletter The Fee Simple.
By Brian O. Dolan

Government Contracts Update - SBA Proposes to Liberalize Subcontracting and Joint Venture Rules on Set-Aside Contracts
At the very end of 2014, the Small Business Administration issued proposed amendments to its existing regulations governing (a) how much of a set-aside contract that a small business may subcontract to other companies and (b) when small businesses may form joint ventures to pursue set-aside work.
By Charles V. McPhillips and Government Contracts & Construction

Employee Benefits Update - December 2014
The IRS released on October 23rd the updated qualified retirement plan limits for 2015. Please see our full chart showing all the relevant limits for 2015 and the prior 5 years at the bottom of this newsletter.
By ESOPs & Employee Benefits

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
E. Andrew Keeney presented The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau at the MDDCCUA Chairman's Forum on December 3, 2014.
By E. Andrew Keeney

Government Contracts Bid Protest Update
Terence Murphy, Chair of the Government Contracts practice group, recently presented, "Government Contract Bid Protest Update." 
By Terence Murphy

Cybersecurity Workshop
This presentation on Credit Union Cybersecurity was given on November 18, 2014.
By E. Andrew Keeney, Erin Deal and Lender Representation