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BUSINESS LAW ALERT: Federal Judge Blocks DOL’s Overtime Regulations
November 25, 2016

by Ethan O’Shea, Esq. The Department of Labor’s (DOL) revised overtime regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) were scheduled to become effective on December 1, 2016. The new regulations increase the minimum salary level for exempt white collar employees from $23,660 per year to $47,476.00 per year.  The regulations also establish a mechanism […]

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BUILDER ALERT: Act 162 of 2016
November 19, 2016

Written by Carl N. Weiner, Esq. For the last years, amending a condominium or planned community declaration to create units out of convertible real estate or to provide needed adjustments to the declaration was an expensive proposition. Starting with Montgomery County, Recorders of Deeds in many Pennsylvania counties began charging fees of $10 to $15 […]

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IRS Proposed Regulations Should Encourage Family Businesses to Complete Their Succession Plans in 2016
September 19, 2016

by Andrew P. Grau, Esq. The time to act is now for implementing family business succession plans that involve transfers of business ownership interests that are valued using discounts. Valuation discounts have helped family businesses “hit home runs” with regard to the tax aspects of their succession plans.  Such discounts are generally based on the […]

Medical Marijuana’s Big Week – What a Long Strange Trip It’s Been
August 18, 2016

by William G. Roark, Esq. August 18, 2016 When Governor Wolf signed the Medical Marijuana Act on April 17, 2016, the news coverage was justifiably extensive. However, in the years to come, when we look back at the infancy of this industry, perhaps an oppressively hot week in August 2016 will be remembered as one […]

So You Want to Open a Medical Marijuana Facility… Now What? Real Estate and Zoning Considerations for Medical Marijuana Facilities
August 9, 2016

by Paul G. Mullin, Esq. When Pennsylvania adopted the Medical Marijuana Act nearly every industry in the state was impacted.  One of the industries that has been largely ignored to date may also be one of the most significant in obtaining a medical marijuana permit: real estate.  Under the Act, one of the considerations in […]

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