Three Significant Changes to the Bankruptcy Code for 2020

Published on 1/24/2020 While the Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019 garnered the bulk of the attention when it was passed late last summer, it actually was accompanied by three additional bills signed into law the same day that made meaningful changes to the Bankruptcy Code.  Here are the new… Read More

Final Rule on Joint Employer Status

Published on 1/24/2020 There is a new four-part balancing test to determine joint employer status with an effective date of March 16, 2020. This is known as the Final Rule and it specifies that an employer having a franchisor, brand and supply agreement, or similar business model does not in… Read More

Nationals of Iran Subject to Additional Screening at U.S. Port of Entry

Published on 1/6/2020 There have been recent reports that individuals of Iranian descent were detained at the Canadian-U.S. land border crossing in Blaine, Washington for extended periods of time over the weekend.  Many of those impacted were placed into secondary inspection and held for up to 10 hours, where they… Read More