The EU has recently introduced the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that extends to effectively regulate US entities that offer goods or services to (or monitor the behavior of) data subjects in the EU.
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Complex real estate transactions gone awry can produce lengthy litigation. Even low value, frivolous situations can quickly become protracted litigation with large dollars being spent on what seems like endless defense.
Privately held real estate companies often have structures that don’t fit the traditional corporate mold. Understand professional liability in the world of real estate and hospitality.
In 2017, the Transportation Security Administration issued a six-page advisory document to truck and bus companies to be cautious of potential terrorists. Shortly after, New York City announced spend to install 1,500 cement protective barriers around the city to protect public ways. Other cities are utilizing recessed trenches and creating more public space to put distance between attractions and thoroughfares.
Cline Young writes, “When it comes to small employers, the challenges amount to education, continued communication and restating the facts over and over even when it seems clear everyone has it down. Getting more people involved is better…” Updated October 1, 2018
Prevalent issues in the multivendor 403(b) environment include a lack of vendor oversight, proprietary investment products, and pricing inefficiencies. What actions should 403(b) plan sponsors be taking to mitigate their fiduciary and legal risks? Updated October 1, 2018
Dean Clune writes, “Productivity, ingenuity, workers compensation claims and health insurance claims… a few of the areas that could potentially be impacted if a population of retirement-age-ready employees is not financially ready for retirement.” Updated September 29, 2018
Author Bill Kline writes, “…The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) imposes special legal requirements on fiduciaries of 401(k) plans. Many business owners are unaware of the dangers they face under ERISA and the implications of being a fiduciary…” Updated September 29, 2018
Retirement Plan Consulting: Critical Thinking: The Silver Tsunami—Helping Employees Prepare for Retirement
Since January 1, 2011 about 10,000 people per day are turning age 65. As the U.S. experiences the Silver Tsunami, concerns of an aging population coupled with the fact that the most Americans have not saved enough money for retirement will place new pressures on employers. Updated September 27, 2018
Life sciences companies, previously considered low-value cyberattack targets because they often don’t have much easily monetized PII or PHI, avoided much of the early negative cyber publicity. That may change with the SEC’s February 2018 interpretive guidance to public companies’ cybersecurity disclosure obligations.