Newsletter

2017

The Rise of Employee Retaliation Claims
In recent years, "retaliation" has become one of the most frequently alleged bases of employment discrimination, and is now the most common discrimination finding by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in federal cases. Read More

Starting a Franchised Business
One question we are often asked is, "Which has the better chance of success: starting a franchised business or starting an independent small business?" Our typical response is that there is no guarantee of success in either one. Read More

Recent Changes to the Nebraska Uniform Residential Landlord and Tenant Act
Changes to the Nebraska Uniform Residential Landlord and Tenant Act (the "Act") make it easier for residential landlords to deal with tenant issues by permitting landlords to remove tenants who engage in criminal activity at the leased premises and to resolve personal property issues for deceased tenants in a more simple and expedited manner. Read More

Abrahams Kaslow & Cassman LLP Names Ryan M. Kunhart Partner
Abrahams Kaslow & Cassman LLP is pleased to announce that Ryan M. Kunhart has become a partner with the firm effective January 1, 2017. Mr. Kunhart had been an associate attorney with Abrahams Kaslow & Cassman LLP since 2011. Read More

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2016

NEW OVERTIME REGULATIONS UNDER THE FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT

On May 18, 2016, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) issued final regulations that create a significant change in how employers determine whether an employee is exempt and therefore not entitled to overtime. Read More

6 COMMON TRAPS FOR UNWARY COMMERCIAL TENANTS

No matter how small a space or how short a term, a lease can trap even the most seasoned business tenant into unexpected and significant liabilities.  Read More

SPECIAL NEEDS PLANNING AFTER THE UNEXPECTED

Special needs planning often arises in one of two circumstances. In one case, a person, through their estate plan, leaves assets to an individual with special needs (the "Individual"). In the other common case, the Individual’s circumstances change unexpectedly. Read More

FINAL OVERTIME EXEMPTION RULE EXPECTED IN LATE-2016
In July 2015, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) issued a proposal to significantly increase the minimum salary level necessary to classify an employee as an exempt administrative, professional, or executive employee. Read More

REGULATION A+: A NEW TWIST ON AN OLD SECURITIES LAW
In June 2015, final rules adopted by the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") went into effect, which implemented Title IV of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups ("JOBS") Act. Read More

WHAT DOES TITLE INSURANCE DO FOR A BUYER
When purchasing real estate, buyers usually obtain title insurance. Buyers often believe that title insurance will protect against any loss due to title defects. Read More


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