Mailers Hub Article Highlights CCPA Compliance Issues for Mail Producers

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In the first of a new, regular series of articles for Mailers Hub News, B&I attorneys Martin I. Eisenstein, David Swetnam-Burland, Stacy O. Stitham, and Jamie Szal reminded mail producers, “Ready or Not, the California Consumer Privacy Act Is Here” (at page 3). Their article provides an overview of the CCPA and the numerous and...

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B&I Publishes Legal Update on Gov. Mills’ Exec. Order #55

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B&I has added a new employment law update to its COVID-19 Legal Resource Library. This update summarizes the most important information for employers from Maine Governor Janet Mills’ Executive Order #55. It includes information about topics such as remote work, commuting, large gatherings, masks, signage, and high risk individuals.

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B&I Publishes Legal Update on Dealing with Unemployment Fraud

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On June 1, 2020, B&I added a new employment law update to its COVID-19 Legal Resource Library. This update provides guidance for employers who believe that an employee’s personal information has been compromised and possibly used to obtain unemployment compensation fraudulently.

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B&I Publishes Employment Law Updates on Temperature Checks, OSHA Record-keeping

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This week, B&I added two employment law updates to its COVID-19 Legal Resource Library. In the first, Peter Lowe and Hannah Wurgaft discuss whether employers must compensate employees for time spent on COVID-19-related temperature checks. In the second, B&I’s employment law team review OSHA’s revised COVID-19 record-keeping requirements.

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B&I Attorney Joins Inaugural Tax Notes Talk Podcast

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On May 21, 2020, managing partner Martin Eisenstein appeared on the first episode of the Tax Notes Talk Podcast, “From Henry VIII to James Bond: Weird Tax Facts throughout History.” Eisenstein discussed his article, “Alexa, Is AI Taxable?”, written with Michael Carey and Jamie Szal, with Tax Notes State’s editor-in-chief Jéanne Rauch-Zender. Eisenstein addressed how...

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B&I Attorney Presents to American College of Real Estate Lawyers

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On May 20, 2020, Brann & Isaacson partner Ben Lund participated in a panel presentation to members of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers from all across the United States. The subject was “Remote Legal Work and the Paper-less Legal Office.” The program covered the ins and outs of remote legal work, including routines...

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B&I Attorneys Offer Popular Webinars at the Maine HR Conference

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Brann & Isaacson partner Peter Lowe and attorney Hannah Wurgaft presented two timely and well-attended webinars to the Maine HR Conference last week. On Monday, May 11, 2020, they led an HR Basics session entitled, “Build Your Employment Law Knowledge Base.” The session focused on a demonstration of key elements to handling a sexual harassment...

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IP Stars Honors B&I Attorneys

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Brann & Isaacson partners Peter Brann, Kevin Haley, Stacy Stitham, and David Swetnam-Burland have been named as 2020 IP Stars in Maine. The annual rankings compiled by IP STARS recognize excellence in intellectual property practitioners and firms around the world. You can view the full list of rankings here.

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Article by B&I Attorneys on Taxability of AI Featured on Cover of Tax Notes State

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The May 11, 2020, cover feature in Tax Notes State is an article by managing partner Martin Eisenstein and attorneys Michael Carey, and Jamie Szal called, “Alexa, Is AI Taxable?” They address the issues practitioners face when advising clients on the sales tax treatment of technology products and services that incorporate AI. As yet, no...

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B&I Employment Update: FFCRA Math

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On May 1, 2020, Brann & Isaacson published a Familes First Coronavirus Response Act Math update as part of its COVID-19 Legal Resource Library. This update provides practical guidance for employers on computing leave hours and amounts of pay under the Department of Labor’s new FFRCA guidelines.

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