There are several reasons landlords should include a "Continuous Operations" clause in their retail leases. Serena Sayani explains the significance of this important clause.
Stokes Law Briefs
The new tax reform law, commonly called the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" (TCJA), is the biggest federal tax law overhaul in 31 years, and it has both good and bad news for taxpayers.
On November 22, 2016, a federal judge in Texas granted a nationwide preliminary injunction that prevents new Department of Labor overtime rules from going into effect on December 1. Krista Nelson explains what employers should do now.
On November 8, 2016, Washington voters approved mandatory sick leave for employees and a statewide minimum wage increase. Initiative 1433 passed with a 59 percent voter approval rate, according to the most recent election tally, and will require many Washington employers to make significant changes. Krista Nelson explains what steps employers should take to prepare for these changes.
Proposed regulations under the Internal Revenue Code are designed to eliminate or significantly reduce the discounts that will be available when valuing interests in family-owned entities for gift, estate and generation-skipping transfer tax purposes. Katie Groblewski explains the implications.
The Department of Labor has issued new rules for overtime pay, which go into effect in December. Krista Nelson and Kelby Fletcher outline the new rules and the options employers will need to consider.