Employment Law Alert – March 2019
On March 7, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued a Notice of Proposed Rule Making (“NPRM”) which will raise the minimum salary threshold required for workers to be exempt from overtime under the “white collar” exemptions to $35,308 per year ($679 a week).
Franchising Client Alert – March 2019
Kaufman & Canoles congratulates Buzz Franchise Brands on the sale of its 288 unit Mosquito Joe franchise system to Dwyer Franchising, LLC (recently renamed Neighborly) on August 10, 2018.
Employment Law Update – Winter 2019
The U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) has been working on a new overtime rule that is expected to raise the salary threshold for exempt employees higher than the one that has been in place since 2004, but lower than the one it sought a few years ago.
Taking an “Adverse Action”
Benjamin A. Wills presented Taking an “Adverse Action” for NAFCU on March 5, 2019. Please click here to view the slide deck.
SALT Disputes and Developments: 5 Things to Know
R. Johan Conrod and Jacob L. Glasser presented "SALT Disputes and Developments: 5 Things to Know" at the Hampton Roads Tax Forum on February 20, 2019.
Health Care Client Alert – February 2019
On October 18, 2018, a combination of seventy bills, known as the SUPPORT Act, were signed into legislation as a response to the opioid crisis. Among the bills passed was the Eliminating Kickbacks in Recovery Act of 2018 (“EKRA”), which broadly prohibits kickbacks related to the solicitation or receipt of remuneration for any referrals to recovery homes, clinical treatment facilities, and laboratories. 
Corporate and Business Law
Christopher L. McLean authored the article titled "Corporate and Business Law" in the University of Richmond Law Review.
Government Contracts Client Alert – January 2019
On December 17, 2018, President Trump signed the Small Business Runway Extension Act.  Currently, the Small Business Administration (“SBA”), when determining a firm’s receipts-based size, looks to three years of average annual receipts.  The new law extends that period to five years.
R. Johan Conrod Highlighted in the December 2018 Issue of Virginia Business Magazine
Kaufman & Canoles is pleased to announce that R. Johan Conrod was recently highlighted as one of the top 10 vote getters in Virginia Business Magazine's 2018 Legal Elite.
Credit Union Alert – Credit Union Victory in Federal Court of Appeals in Web-site Access Case – First Appellate Decision in the Nation
The United States Court of Appeals issued a unanimous opinion in favor of our client Department of Labor Federal Credit Union, upholding the prior district court dismissal of the web-site visual access case filed against the credit union under the Americans with Disabilities Act.