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Category: Client Alerts

Thu 16 May, 2024 # Client Alerts

Carbon Dioxide Storage Facility Act

The Alabama House and the Senate have both passed House Bill 327 which was signed into law by Governor Ivey on May 9, 2024. This Act could be of serious consequence to landowners, timber operations, oil, gas and mineral holders, property developers; (including subdivisions), title insurers and perhaps others. As […]

Fri 26 Apr, 2024 # Client Alerts

Employment Law Developments

There are a number of critical recent updates that have significant implications for employers. DOL Increases Overtime Exemption Salary Threshold in Final Rule On April 23, 2024, the Department of Labor (DOL) announced its Final Rule increasing the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) salary thresholds for the overtime exemptions for […]

Fri 26 Jan, 2024 # Client Alerts

2024 Employment Law Developments

There are significant employment law developments for 2024 which make the new year a good time to analyze changes that may impact employers’ planning, policies, and procedures. Four of these areas are highlighted here. Alabama Department of Revenue Issues Guidance on Overtime Pay Exemption The Alabama Department of Revenue (ADOR) […]

Fri 8 Sep, 2023 # Client Alerts

New Federal Law on Corporate Transparency  

Effective January 1, 2024, the Corporate Transparency Act (“CTA”) will go into effect for all states. The CTA seeks to identify entities used for money laundering and other criminal activities, by requiring certain business entities to disclose their ownership and control to the U.S. Treasury Department. Below are the main […]

Mon 28 Aug, 2023 # Client Alerts

Should I use AI to draft my legal contracts?

The recent leaps in AI technology are almost unbelievable. The advancements resemble the beginning of a Terminator movie. However, AI is not advanced enough to take over the world just yet, especially in the area of contract law. Generally speaking, AI works by examining and ingesting substantial amounts of information […]