Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Federal Trade Commission Extends Deadline for Compliance with Safeguards Rule

On November 15, 2022, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced that it has extended the deadline to comply with various aspects of the updated “Safeguards Rule” described in 16 C.F.R. Part 314. The new deadline for compliance is June 9, 2023. The Safeguards Rule addresses the safeguards and protections that financial institutions are required to have in place to protect their consumer financial data and other sensitive information. The FTC considers institutions of higher education that participate in the federal student aid programs or that issue private loans and engage in debt collection activities to be financial institutions covered by the Safeguards Rule under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (“GLBA”). As we discussed in our December 22, 2021, Client Alert, the FTC revised the Safeguards Rule in October 2021, with some aspects of the rule taking effect on January 10, 2022. The FTC, however, originally gave institutions until December 9, 2022, to...

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Monday, November 28, 2022

Then and Now: The Alabama Constitution

Two Maynard attorneys, Jack Chambers and John Neiman discuss the 2022 Alabama Constitution that replaced the previous version from 1901. Jack explains the constitution's history, passage, and adoption in a blog post here, https://bit.ly/3EB5kTF. In the AL.com article “What’s in Alabama’s new state constitution of 2022? What’s changed?” John says...

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Tuesday, November 22, 2022

MAYNARD’S GOVERNMENT SOLUTIONS GROUP GROWS AGAIN

Maynard is pleased to announce the addition of an experienced attorney to the Government Solutions Group. Jacob Cain will be resident in the Huntsville office. “We are excited to welcome Jacob Cain to our Group as we continue to expand our practice and deepen our bench,” said Andy Watson, Chair...

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Monday, November 21, 2022

U.S. Department of Education Publishes New Regulations on Borrower Defense to Repayment, Pre-Dispute Arbitration and Class Action Waivers, and Loan Discharge and Forgiveness Programs

On November 1, 2022, the U.S. Department of Education (“ED”) announced the issuance of new and amended Final Regulations (“Regulations”) regarding a host of student loan topics, including borrower defense to repayment, pre-dispute arbitration and class action waivers, closed school discharges, total and permanent disability discharges, false certification discharges, and...

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Friday, November 18, 2022

Maynard Shareholder Vincent Schilleci Elected Fellow of American College of Trust and Estate Counsel

Vincent Schilleci J. III, a Shareholder in Maynard’s Estate, Trust and Business Planning Practice Group, was recently elected by the Board of Regents of The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (“ACTEC”) to be a Fellow of the College. As one of only 53 Fellows elected internationally at the...

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Events

Tuesday, January 25, 2022

National 8(a) Small Business Conference

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Wednesday, October 28, 2020

What Happens In-House Stays In-House: Maintaining Attorney-Client Privilege In The Corporate Setting

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Thursday, July 16, 2020

The New Hr Vocabulary: Quarantinis, Covidiots, Social Discodancing, And Yes, You’re ‘On Mute’

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Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Covid - 19 Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act Update

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Publications

Tuesday, January 4, 2022

Financeable Ground Leases (With Forms)

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Friday, August 13, 2021

Disability or Relapse During Pandemic Puts Employers and Insurers in Uncharted Waters

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Friday, July 16, 2021

GETTING TECH OFF THE GROUND: Airbus’ flying car is just one of the cutting-edge projects Sasha Rao gets to work on

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Sunday, November 1, 2020

Cardiovascular Business: Strategies In Economics, Practice And Technology

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Recent Blogs

Monday, November 28, 2022

DoD Launches ESOP Pilot: Sole Source Follow-On Contracts Limited to Nine Entities

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Tuesday, November 22, 2022

The Constitution of 2022

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Tuesday, November 22, 2022

SBA JV Agreements: Continued Awareness is Key to Avoiding Compliance Risks

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Thursday, November 17, 2022

Proposed Climate Rule Presents Substantial Compliance Burdens on Federal Contractors

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