Laws + Regulations

ComplyRight to Host Webinar About 2017 ACA Reporting Updates on Oct. 18
October 17, 2017 at 7:44 pm

While ACA legislation continues to make headlines, the IRS has quietly been maintaining the status quo. "ACA is still the law of the land"—and the Office of Chief Counsel for the Department of the Treasury released a letter confirming that employers still must comply. What does that mean to you?...

A Look Into the Huge Shakeups in the International Shipping Industry
May 30, 2017 at 6:55 pm

Last September, a Hanjin Shipping Co. Ltd. cargo ship was bound for the U.S. The problem was that Hanjin, based in South Korea, had just declared bankruptcy. So, that U.S.-bound ship was quite literally floating in limbo off the coast of California, unable to dock at ports...

TD Bank Recalls Complimentary Pens
May 9, 2017 at 6:31 pm

TD Bank, Cherry Hill, N.J., is recalling a line of its pens from its branches because of a manufacturing flaw that could potentially be a safety hazard. "With abundant safety in mind, TD self-reported our concern to the Consumer Product Safety Commission late last year, and proactively...

Branded Beer Glass Battle Rages in Florida
April 11, 2017 at 6:56 pm

When we say there's a legal battle brewing in Florida, we mean it. That's because the battle is over whether beer companies should be able to provide bars and restaurants with free branded glassware...

T-shirt Printer Gets Cease and Desist From Duke, Responds In Worst Way Possible
April 4, 2017 at 5:35 pm

Duke University sent a cease and desist letter to Tampa, Florida-based Smack Apparel after the company started making T-shirts mocking Duke junior guard Grayson Allen. The shirts feature a silhouette with the number 3 in the middle, and the phrase "Yo Grayson … Why You Trippin'?" This is a reference to Allen's multiple tripping incidents this season...

Teen in Custody for Scam Involving Fake Traffic Tickets
March 21, 2017 at 6:22 pm

A teenage boy is at the center of a scam involving fraudulent traffic violations in Westtown Township, a township in Chester County, Pa. The scam, first reported yesterday by the Westtown-East Goshen Regional Police Department, included bogus “Notice of Infraction” letters that were placed inside the mailboxes of four homes...

Bipartisan Postal Reform Bill Passes Through House Committee
March 21, 2017 at 6:14 pm

Last week, with a bipartisan voice vote, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee approved H.R. 756, the Postal Service Reform Act of 2017, as amended. Upon approval, the bill’s original cosponsors...