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Posts from February 2015.

In the new Louisville Business First Legal Forum Column, BGD attorney William J. Kishman discussed how the recent actions by the NLRB will affect non-union employers. Read his advice below and don’t miss our monthly Legal Forum Column in Louisville Business First!

Posted in Estate Planning

A recent decision by the Indiana Court of Appeals makes postnuptial agreements a more attractive option for married couples who, while considering filing for divorce, decide instead to reconcile.

Posted in Estate Planning

Many of my clients are surprised by just how invested they really are in the online world when we discuss estate and wealth planning. It is not just our social network that gets us online; we bank, invest, pay bills, buy and sell items, store our photos and videos, create huge libraries of music, too. Some clients also maintain blogs and websites, both personally and as part of their ...

Posted in Litigation

Kentucky construction contractors who misclassify employees as independent contractors may be penalized, according to a bill recently introduced into the Kentucky House (15 RS BR 819).

  • The first violation would result in a civil penalty of up to $1,000.
  • A penalty of up to $5,000 per occurrence could be assessed for each subsequent violation within a five year period.
  • Willful ...
Posted in Litigation

JPMorgan Chase & Co received a painful reminder recently that mistakes can be very costly after their appeal to the Second Circuit was remanded; the clerical mix-up could cost the company $1.5 billion.

Section 9-509(d)(1) of the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) provides that a UCC-3 termination statement is effective only if “the secured party of record authorizes the filing.”



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