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This article is based on a presentation by the author at the 2019 meeting of the Ohio fellows of The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.
The Department of Labor unveiled its final rule updating the salary threshold for so-called “white collar” exempt employees. The final rule, effective January 1, 2020, raises the salary ...
Defense costs in D&O claims continue to increase dramatically, particularly in class actions alleging violations of federal securities laws.  There are many reasons for this increase, but ...
When hiring an employee from a competitor, the last thing a company wants is to be embroiled in litigation accusing it of hiring the employee to steal that competitor’s customers or trade ...
From time to time, insurers find it useful to transfer policies between legal entities within their holding company systems. This process is frequently referred to as an “affiliate transfer.”
In recent years, the federal estate and gift tax exemptions have been steadily increasing.  The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 supercharged this trend and essentially doubled the exemptions.  ...