Business Law


B&I Attorney Presents at ACMA Webinar on California Consumer Privacy Act

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On Wednesday, June 17, 2020, B&I partner David Swetnam-Burland participated in a webinar sponsored by the American Catalog Mailers Association on the “California Consumer Privacy Act: Are You Fully Prepared?” Swetnam-Burland spoke to a diverse group of catalog retailers and related businesses on the compliance requirements of the first-of-its-kind state privacy law; what businesses and...

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B&I Publishes Employment Law Update on the “Keep Maine Healthy” Plan

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B&I has added an employment law update to its COVID-19 Legal Resource Library. This update describes the changes to travel restrictions and quarantine requirements outlined in Governor Janet Mill’s “Keep Maine Healthy” plan.

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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 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 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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B&I Attorney Featured in Portland Press Herald Piece on Maine’s Recovery Plan

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Brann & Isaacson partner Peter Lowe was highlighted in a Portland Press Herald article first published on April 29, 2020, “Businesses first in line under Mills’ recovery plan approach reopening with caution.” Commenting on Maine’s business recovery plan, Lowe noted the short time frame the State is providing businesses for implementing reopening procedures, and cautioned...

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B&I Employment Update: PPP Fact Sheet for Employers

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On April 24, 2020, Brann & Isaacson published a Payroll Protection Program Fact Sheet for Employers as part of its COVID-19 Legal Resource Library. This fact sheet provides a high level guide to how loan amounts and loan forgiveness are calculated under the Payroll Protection Program administered by the Small Business Administration.

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B&I Employment Update: CDC Interim Guidance

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On April 9, 2020, Brann & Isaacson published a legal update on interim return to work guidance from the Centers for Disease Control as part of its COVID-19 Legal Resource Library. This update discusses the CDC’s recommendations for managing the return to work of critical infrastructure workers who may have been exposed to COVID-19.

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B&I Business Update: Maine Stay At Home Orders

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On April 2, 2020, Brann & Isaacson published a legal update on Employees Subject to Stay-At-Home Orders in Maine as part of its COVID-19 Legal Resource Library. This update provides the major takeaways from Governor Mills’s Order.

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