Credit Union Marketing And Advertising: An All-New Challenge In Today’s World
    Lisa Hudson Kim and Joyce A. Keehan, a paralegal in our Raleigh office, authored an article titled "Marketing And Advertising: An All-New Challenge In Today’s World" for CU Management.
    Virginia Real Estate Case Alert – Closing Funds Wired to Fraudster’s Account Covered by Insurance
    A recent groundbreaking case decided February 1, 2023, from the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit highlights the importance of broad insurance coverage for title agents and other businesses vulnerable to financial fraud and has positive coverage implications for Virginia lawyers, lay settlement agents, and title insurers.
    Title Insurance Client Alert – Recent Virginia Circuit Court Opinion Regarding Duties of Servient Tract Owners of an Easement
    The Circuit Court of Gloucester County recently granted temporary injunctive relief to the owners of a dominant estate of an easement.
    Employment Law Update – FTC Looks to Ban Non-Competes, But Don’t Panic
    The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) rang in 2023 by zeroing in on a new target: non-competes. On January 5, the FTC announced a new proposed rule banning the use of non-compete provisions in agreements with individuals.
    Sports & Entertainment Client Alert – What to Watch for in 2023
    Following an eventful and evolving sports landscape in 2022, KaufCan Sports is keeping tabs on a number of noteworthy areas in the Sports Law world for 2023.
    Franchising Client Alert – North American Securities Administrators Association Sets New Standards
    The North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) recently adopted a statement of policy that will limit the use of Questionnaires and Acknowledgements in Franchise Disclosure Documents (FDDs) and franchise agreements in states that have franchise laws that prohibit franchisors from committing fraud, making untrue statements of material fact, or omitting to state a material fact regarding the franchise offering, or states that prohibit or render void any provision or condition that requires a prospective franchisee to agree to a release, waiver, or estoppel that would relieve the franchisor from liability under that law.
    ESOPs & Employee Benefits Q4 2022 Client Update
    The last quarter of 2022 saw significant updates in the benefits field—as the year was drawing to a close, the comprehensive retirement plan legislation that had been pending in Congress finally became law.
    Legal Access to Private Cemeteries in Virginia
    Jim L. Windsor and Catrina C. Waltz recently authored an article for VLTA Examiner Magazine. Click here to read the full article.
    FDA Increases Warning Letter Campaign Against CBD Companies
    In November the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued letters to various companies selling products contained cannabidiol (CBD), citing concerns that certain products may appeal to children.
    Credit Union Client Alert – Year-End Housekeeping for Credit Unions – Is Your “House” in Order?
    Credit unions should take the time to ensure your house is in order and fully compliant in every area before the year’s end.