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Tuesday, March 12th, 2019

Birmingham, Al. Maynard Cooper & Gale is pleased to announce that Christian A. Pereyda has joined the Firm as Of Counsel in the Bankruptcy and Restructuring Practice Group. He will practice out of the Birmingham office. Christian‘s practice focuses on…

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Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

“Property of the estate” and the “automatic stay” are two of the Bankruptcy Code’s quintessential concepts.  Upon the filing of a bankruptcy petition, the debtor’s property becomes part of the bankruptcy estate.  The concept of property of the estate under…

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

On November 14, 2012, the Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission released their long-awaited guidance on the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”).  The 130-page document contains the most comprehensive FCPA analysis produced by the U.S. government to date…

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

The United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama recently held that the government cannot continue the suspension of a government contractor where the government does not initiate legal proceedings against the contractor within 18 months. In Agility Defense…

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Thursday, January 24th, 2008

THE FUTURE OF WAGE INCREASES The Bureau of National Affairs (BNA) has recently completed a Wage and Benefits Survey of over 1300 union contract settlements in 2007. Collectively, these settlements provide a reliable guidepost for wage and benefit trends nationally….

Friday, November 30th, 2007

WORKPLACE VIOLENCE – OKLAHOMA GUN LAWS STRUCK DOWN. MUST COMPANIES BAN FIREARMS FROM PARKING LOTS? The May 2007 Tip Sheet noted that a recent Department of Labor study showed that over 70% of U.S. companies do not have formal policies…

Wednesday, October 31st, 2007

MANDATORY ARBITRATION AGREEMENTS The News From Lake Wobegon – EEOC sues Ralph’s “Pretty Good” Grocery If you’ve ever listened to Garrison Keillor’s Saturday afternoon radio show “A Prairie Home Companion,” you’re familiar with his weekly report on “The News from…

Sunday, September 30th, 2007

COURT OKs “BLENDED” RATE OF PAY FOR OVERTIME The Federal Appeals Court in Atlanta – with jurisdiction over Alabama, Georgia, and Florida – has clarified and approved a commonly used method of calculating overtime pay – a “blended” or “average”…

Friday, August 31st, 2007

INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE NOTICE 2007-78 OFFERS LIMITED RELIEF FROM CODE SECTION 409A COMPLIANCE; CERTAIN DESIGN DECISIONS AND AMENDMENTS GENERALLY STILL REQUIRED BY YEAR-END On September 10, 2007, the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) issued Notice 2007-78 (the “Notice”), which provides limited…

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