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Employee Benefits Update - Spring 2016
Department of Labor’s New ERISA Fiduciary Rules May Impact Plan Sponsors Overview The DOL’s newly issued rules could impact a variety of retirement plan relationships by making a broad class of investment advisers “fiduciaries” under ERISA. For the first time, many
By Robert Q. Johnson and ESOPs & Employee Benefits

Cybersecurity Client Alert - May 2016
Should You Consider Cyber Liability Insurance? The short answer is yes, and not just consider it but purchase it.   Cyber liability insurance should be a part of your insurance portfolio.   On a rare occasion, your general liability policy may cover a cyber related incident, but with the
By Nicole J. Harrell and Cybersecurity Response Team

Private Client Services Update - Switch It, Change It, Re-arrange It: The Modification and Termination of Charitable Trusts
Many settlors who establish charitable trusts during their lifetime do so with the best of intentions and oftentimes without much certainty about the future. 
By Ellis H. Pretlow and Private Client Services

Manufacturing & Distribution Client Alert - May 2016
A Manufacturer’s Primer on Virginia State and Local Taxes In Virginia, manufacturers qualify for special tax treatment at both the state and local level. Is your manufacturing business taking full advantage of these tax benefits? State Sales and Use Tax: Machinery or tools (or repair
By R. Johan Conrod Jr. and L. Scott Seymour

Loan Modification – Workout Plans and Modification
Andy Keeney presented  'Loan Modification - Workout Plans and Modification' on March 24, 2016 at an MD|DC Credit Union Association training event.
By E. Andrew Keeney

Sealing Documents: Revisions to Local Civil Rule 5 in the Eastern District
Kristan Burch authored an article that appeared in the Virginia State Bar's March 2016 issue of Litigation News.
By Kristan B. Burch and Litigation

Focus on Fair Lending… Tips to Avoid the Traps
Andy Keeney presented  'Focus on Fair Lending... Tips to Avoid the Traps' on March 24, 2016 at an MD|DC Credit Union Association training event.
By E. Andrew Keeney