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Executive Playbook: How to Find Time as a Business Owner

On this month’s episode of the Executive Playbook, Mike Cammarata and Russell Berger discuss one of the most persistent challenges facing business owners and professionals: finding time.  As the floodgates have opened and we are all stretched to our limits, it is important to have a plan, to have sufficient support, and to be thoughtful…

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You Can, and Should, “Cooperate” with a Payor Reimbursement Audit

  Situation: Your medical practice receives a letter from one of the practice’s contracted- health insurers. The letter requests a certain subset of patient records, which your practice supplies. After an audit of those records, the health insurer sends a letter that sets forth the audit findings and demands the return of a certain amount…

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OK at Work: Paying for Employee Development

Investing in employee development can be a great retention tool for companies and lead to more productive and successful employees. This week on OK at Work, Sarah Sawyer and Russell Berger discuss the costs and benefits of paying for education, training, and employee development and some ways to potentially mitigate the risks associated with paying…

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When an Affair Happens – Three Things to Know From a Divorce Attorney

If you suspect your spouse is cheating, it likely feels like your world has been completely turned upside down. You might be feeling the full range of emotions, including rage, sadness, betrayal, jealousy, and maybe even a little unexpected relief now that you know you haven’t been imagining the unspoken problems. As a divorce attorney,…

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Read Delete: Rocking Around the Plastic Tree

Rocking Around the Plastic Tree   For some families, the search for the right Christmas tree is an annual event. For large shares of Americans and Brits, though, this search may have ended a long time ago – the perfect tree already sitting safely in the attic or garage, ready for its glorious but fleeting…

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OK at Work: What is the WARN Act?

This week on OK at Work, Sarah Sawyer and Russell Berger discuss the implications of the Federal WARN Act, which generally covers employers that employ 100 or more employees, and state equivalents, which tend to have lower qualification thresholds. When businesses are laying off a large number of employees or closing locations, they should consider…

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3 Ways to Protect Your Assets in Divorce That Your Spouse Doesn’t Want You to Know About

Getting divorced is hard enough, but when you and/or your spouse have significant assets and high net worth, the stakes are even higher. You need to act quickly to protect your interests and make sure you come out of the divorce with what’s rightfully yours, even when your spouse may be determined to walk away…

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The New European Supply Chain Regulations

In February 2022, the European Commission issued a new proposed Directive to all 26 EU countries setting forth a new legal framework to govern human rights and environmental concerns and issues in vertical supply chains. The European Parliament and the Council of the EU must still adopt this proposed Directive. Adoption is expected within about…

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Wrinkles in Bankruptcy Court’s Jurisdiction: Assumption of Executory Contracts in A Foreign Company’s Chapter 11

Foreign companies frequently choose to reorganize in the United States under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code. A few recent examples are various airlines that were forced into bankruptcy because of the pandemic’s effects on the industry, including LATAM Airlines, AeroMexico and Scandinavian Airlines. Among the often-cited reasons why the U.S. is the jurisdiction of…

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Can a Minor Child’s LGBTQ+ Status Affect Child Custody?

When parents decide to divorce, the custody of their children is often one of the most contentious issues that must be addressed. In recent years, as society has become more accepting of LGBTQ+ individuals, some courts have been asked to rule on whether a parent’s attitude toward their LGBTQ+ teenager can or should, affect child…

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