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Offit Kurman Family Law Attorney Featured in The Washingtonian

This content has been archived. It may no longer be relevantOffit Kurman’s very own Ronald L. Ogens was featured in the Washingtonian this past week, discussing how a divorce lawyer would handle the government shutdown situation if it were in divorce court. One of the main points that Ogens makes about the shutdown is that…

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Compensation and Compliance Matters – November 1, 2013

MSA’s and Joint Ventures Still on CFPB Radar The CFPB filed suit this week against a law firm that performed title work and operated joint ventures with certain real estate companies and mortgage brokers. The JV relationships, according to the complaint filed by the CFPB, were essentially sham arrangements. As evidence thereof the CFPB noted…

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HOAs squeezed when dues are not paid

Below is a column that appeared in the October 29, 2013 edition of the Mecklenburg Times.  Reprinted here with permission of the publisher.  Click on the link below to read the article. Meck Times article

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Can HOA board member e-mails be forwarded?

Publisher’s note:  this week’s question was answered by my law partner, litigator Keith Nichols. Q: I came across an e-mail communication between board members that seems to indicate that the board voted on an issue based upon emotion rather than the rules and regulations of our community. I would like to share this e-mail with…

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Under Armour sues Nike for Trademark Infringement

In the sports apparel industry, there are perhaps no bigger names than Under Armour and Nike, accounting for $25.9 billion in sales last year. As you can imagine, the two corporate giants are no stranger to competition. Aside from competing in the ultra-competitive sports apparel industry, the two companies have previously done battle in the…

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Offit Kurman honored as 2014 Baltimore Future 50 Award Recipient

Offit Kurman has been honored as a 2014 Baltimore Future 50 award winner. SmartCEO magazine’s Future 50 program recognizes the 50 fastest-growing companies in the area, based on a three-year average of employee and revenue growth. “The companies we are honoring this year are growing in spite of the economic hardships we have all been…

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The Weekly Scenario from Steve Shane – 10.28.13

Question:  I am turning 70 next month and I will soon be required to take minimum required distributions from my IRA.  My IRA custodian is a large investment firm.  What types of things must an IRA custodian notify me with in regards to my IRA once I hit the age for taking required minimum distributions?…

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Friday Factoid – 10.25.13

The iBridge Network is an online intellectual property exchange that connects licensors and licensees of innovative technologies and provides detailed information regarding thousands of inventions that are available to be licensed. Source: http://www.ibridgenetwork.com/

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Offit Kurman Add Two Iconic Philadelphia Attorneys

Offit Kurman Attorneys At Law is a dynamic legal services provider assisting clients throughout the mid-Atlantic region. As you may recall from a previous blog, Offit Kurman was listed as one of the 5000 Fastest Growing Privately Held Companies in the United States by Inc. Magazine, the third consecutive year we have earned this distinction….

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Managing the sale of your Business

As a business owner, your company is like your child. You have watched it grow up right before your eyes. You have been there for the good times, the bad times, and all you want is for your company to have a bright future. This is especially true when you are selling your business.  To…

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