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Preparing for the Affordable Care Act - A Brief Guide for the Small Business

The steps a small business should take to prepare for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) vary greatly depending on the size of the business and how many employees it has. Preparation for the ACA will be most challenging for businesses with more than 50 “full time equivalent” employees that do not currently provide health insurance coverage. The Obama administration’s recent postponement of the employer mandate and certain reporting requirement provisions of the ACA from January 1, 2014 to January 1, 2015 was especially good news for these small businesses as the delay provides the small businesses with additional time to consider compliance and reporting strategies.

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Troops and Veterans Get Protections: Obama, NDAA 2010 and the Expanding FMLA
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On October 28, 2009, President Obama signed the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010 [NDAA 2010]. During the bill signing ceremony, President Obama stated that the law “reaffirms our commitment to our brave men and women in uniform and our wounded warriors.

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Past Articles

Regulation Best Interest: Higher Standards for Broker-Dealers, Strengthened Protections for Investor

On June 5, 2019, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) approved a new regulation…

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When “Going Green” Isn’t Attractive – MD Court of Special Appeals Determines HOA Architectural Commi

The Maryland Court of Special Appeals provides helpful guidelines to homeowners and HOAs in addressing…

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Regulation Best Interest: Higher Standards for Broker-Dealers, Strengthened Protections for Clients

In June, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) adopted a new regulation, Regulation…

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The Requirements and Impact of the Insurance Data Security Model Law

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners recommended that states pass the Insurance Data…

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SEC Imposes New Requirements for Brokers and Advisers in Adoption of Regulation Best Interest

On June 5, 2019, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved the Regulation Best Interest,…

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