• Compliance Officers: Heroes or Targets?

      Compliance Officers: Heroes or Targets? February 6, 2016 by Brian Mahany Compliance officers are getting a lot of press these days. Not all of it good. A series of recent enforcement actions found individual compliance officers personally liable for the misdeeds of their company. A recent Wall Street Journal article says that some folks are so frightened that they are leaving the profession.

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    • LegalTech NYC 2016: Best Swag Edition

      As another year passes, another LegalTech NYC. And as is tradition, the post you’ve been waiting for – the third annual LegalTech NYC Best Swag article. For the past few years, I’ve realized there isn’t much to say about LegalTech for solos and small firms – it’s a conference with some CLEs and some exhibitors primarily geared towards an audience of Biglaw and in-house counsel.

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  • Court Refuses to Dismiss Minority Business Set Aside Case

    A Federal Judge Refused to Toss a Whistleblower Suit Claiming Contractors Conspired to Defraud the Government and Exclude Minority and Disadvantaged Contractors The federal government and many states have programs designed to spur minority, veteran and disadvantaged small businesses. These so-called minority business set aside programs require government agencies to set aside ...

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  • Important Update on Implementation of ATF-41F

    Rather than use the rulemaking process set forth in the Administrative Procedure Act, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (“ATF”) seemingly continues to release information in a haphazard manner that sows confusion among the very people striving to comply with its requirements.

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  • Serious Slip and Fall Accidents can Occur in Malls

    As the holiday season approaches, it is a safe bet that many Jacksonville residents will be visiting one of our several local shopping malls in order to purchase gifts for friends and family. While the vast majority of visits to the mall occur without serious incident, each year a substantial number of shoppers are injured when they slip, trip, or fall because of the negligence ...

    Eric Block/ jacksonvillepersonalinjury.attorney- 7 readers -
  • Former Advisors Indicted in $35 Million Fraud Scheme

    Former Advisors Indicted in $35 Million Fraud Scheme Posted on Friday, February 5, 2016 at 5:41 PM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: Angelo Alleca and Mark Morrow were indicted for their alleged involvement in a scheme that defrauded more than 300 investors of $35 million. During the time of the scheme, Alleca was president and COO of Summit Wealth Manag ...

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  • How to Choose a Bankruptcy Lawyer or Debt Defense Lawyer in Houston, Texas

    Facing a legal issue is stressful. Choosing the right lawyer to help you can almost be as stressful as handling your legal issue. This blog post is my opinion of the do’s and don’ts of picking a lawyer to help you. Below are 10 tips important to selecting the lawyer that is right for you. Communication and Promptness: I sometimes receive telephone calls from people who have ...

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