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  • The Effects of Tax Reform on Charitable Organizations

    Although the tax reform bill just passed by the U.S. House of Representatives retains the income tax deduction for individuals who make contributions to charitable organizations (i.e., organizations that are tax exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code), it may nonetheless have significant effects on the amount of charitable giving by Americans.

    Michael Smith/ Indiana Business Law Blog- 10 readers -
  • Paul Manafort, Law Firm Appleby Hack and New Whistleblower Opportunities

    In May of 2016, the then little known International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) released millions of records that were in the possession of a Panamanian law firm, Mossack Fonseca. The documents were allegedly leaked in 2015 to the ICIJ and later published. The release of papers sparked dozens of tax evasion and corruption investigations across the country.

    Due Diligence- 12 readers -
  • Traffic Laws Surrounding Fault in a Car Accident – St. Louis Injury Lawyer

    There is often confusion over even simple rules of the road. Each day, thousands of people get injured in car accidents, and many of them lose their lives. A major reason behind these accidents is that an average driver does not really understand right of way rules and many fail to follow these rules on the road. Even when there is a collision, not many people understand who was at fault.

    St. Louis Car Accident Attorney- 13 readers -
  • Mark Your Calendars Payday Lenders: New Rules Expected to Take Effect in 2019 (Maybe)

    Several weeks ago, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced new rules governing payday lenders set to go into effect in 2019—that is if Congress doesn’t have its say first. As an aside, my colleagues have previously written on the need for payday loan reform on the state level. A more recent piece speaks to why payday loan reform is good for Alabama, and a pie ...

    Bond and Botes- 11 readers -
  • What Are the Elements of an FDCPA Claim?

    By: Robert J. Nahoum THE PROBLEM: You’ve lost your job and fallen on hard times. Debt collectors have been after you, and are becoming increasingly abusive and harassing. Some debt collectors have even crossed the line into illegal debt collection activities in violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.

    The Law Offices of Robert J Nahoum- 13 readers -
  • The Dark Web: What you and your business need to know

    During a recent meeting at Prince Law Offices, P.C., we were discussing ransomware and the dark web. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently posted a helpful description of the dark web and how it may impact you and your business. You probably have heard about the “dark web” and wondered how it affects businesses – including small businesses.

    Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 13 readers -
  • Gopi Vungarala — Alleged Investment Fraud

    Gopi Krishna Vungarala Allegedly Induced a Native American Tribe to Invest Hundreds of Millions of Dollars in Non-traded Real Estate Investment Trusts and Business Development Companies, without Disclosing that He and His Firm Took Commissions on the Sales Gopi Vungarala, from at least June 2011 through January 2015, and through his firm, PKS, allegedly regularly lied to his customer, known only .

    Alan Rosca/ Investment Fraud Lawyers- 12 readers -
  • Severe Lacerations – Injured in a St. Louis Car Accident

    A laceration is a tearing of body tissues, which can result from an external trauma or when there is a fracture and the bone pierces the skin. Blunt trauma in a car accident can cause deep lacerations. A laceration is a tearing of body tissues, which can result from an external trauma or when there is a fracture and the bone pierces the skin.

    St. Louis Car Accident Attorney- 12 readers -
  • DWI with Open Container in Texas

    Insights from a Top Criminal Defense Attorney in Houston A charge of driving while intoxicated (DWI) can be a scary experience. When the offense is compounded with an open container charge, you ...

    Tad Nelson & Associates- 12 readers -
  • Beware of Predatory Lending While Shopping for the Holidays

    The biggest shopping weekend of the year is fast approaching! Black Friday will kick things off on November 24th before we move onto Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday. Many people across the nation will be out shopping for holiday gifts, and the urge to spend is stronger at this time of year than in any other season.

    Nick Gajewski/ Bond and Botes- 12 readers -
  • Left-Turn Motorcycle Accidents and Failure to Yield

    Has a loved one been seriously injured or killed in a Texas motorcycle accident caused by another driver’s failure to yield? When it comes to motorcycle-vs-car accidents, statistics show that a staggering 42% of collisions are caused by drivers of passenger cars making left turns across traffic. Motorcyclists have every right to use our roads just as much as other drivers, and ...

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 12 readers -
  • Poor Road Conditions Can Cause Motorcycle Accidents

    Accidents can oftentimes result in severe and catastrophic injuries to motorcycle operators and their passengers. Motorcycle accidents are typically caused by a motor vehicle driver’s negligence, defective or poor road conditions, and other hazards that routinely present themselves on Pennsylvania roadways, including potholes.

    Gabriel Levin/ levininjuryfirm.com- 12 readers -
  • Mastering the Client Intake Process

    The client intake process is often overlooked at law firms. A potential client calls. You speak with them. You return their call. You set up a consultation. They retain your firm and sign a retainer. Simple stuff, right? In practice, the intake process is fraught with pitfalls that plague many law firms from running law firms that are bringing in as many ne ...

    Andrew Cabasso/ Jurispage- 13 readers -
  • Another Reason Why Public Corruption is so Dangerous – FCPA Post

    Bribery of public officials is endemic. Even the United States isn’t immune. Mention corrupt public officials and most immediately think of Chicago, Detroit, New York or Miami. While all those cities have public corruptions problems, in some countries the problem is much worse. Public corruption hurts everyone.

    Due Diligence- 12 readers -