Harrison & Moberly attorney David J. Theising was the co-author of a chapter for a construction law book just published by the American Bar Association Forum on the Construction Industry. The book, a reference work entitled CONSTRUCTION SUBCONTRACTING, is a comprehensive practical and legal guide for construction attorneys who work with specialty trade contractors, subcontractors, and material suppliers. Mr. Theising co-authored the chapter of the book on “Indemnity.” He is the former chair of the Division on Insurance, Surety & Liens of the ABA Forum on the Construction Industry, a past chair of the Indiana State Bar Association Section on Construction & Surety Law, and has authored numerous published articles on construction and government contracts law. More…
A recent Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)report indicated that credit reporting errors are a leading consumer complaint. Not surprisingly, these complaints have lead to an increased focus from the regulators – especially related to the obligation of furnishers to properly investigate disputed information in consumer reports. This increased focus should prompt all furnishers of credit report information, including credit unions, to review and revise their dispute procedures. More…
Partner Brendan Aloysius Barry Appointed to Big Cypress National Preserve Off-Road Vehicle Advisory Committee
Shutts & Bowen is pleased to announce that Brendan Aloysius Barry, a real estate partner in the firm’s Fort Lauderdale office, has been appointed by United States Secretary of Interior Sally Jewell to the Off-Road Vehicle (ORV) Advisory Committee of the Big Cypress National Preserve.
The federal appointment to the three-year term was effective April 9. The committee examines issues and makes recommendations regarding the management of off-road vehicles in the preserve. More…
During the 21st Annual Canadian Association of Gift Planners (CAGP-ACPDP™) National Conference, which took place from April 9 to 11, 2014 at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre Hotel, Amy Mortimore, who was also on the Host Committee responsible for organizing the conference, presented on the subject of “Changes for Charities and Gift Planning under BC Estate Law: What charities need to know about the Wills, Estates and Succession Act”. Both the seminar and the Conference overall were well received by the hundreds of gift planners, financial advisors and other related professionals who attended. Clark Wilson also sponsored a photographer, Nick Darcy, to take photographs on all three days of the event, which will be provided directly to CAGP and Clark Wilson.
Steve LaTourette, a former member of Congress from Ohio who currently is a lobbyist, will speak at the Akron Press Club lunch on Tuesday, April 22. Lunch will be at 11:45 a.m. and the program will follow. There will be the opportunity for questions.
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A GOP superPAC headed by former Congressman Steve LaTourette is targeting two Republican congressional primaries in which tea party candidates are challenging incumbents. LaTourette says it’s not just a matter of who wins, but of the party’s future. WKSU’s Kabir Bhatia reports.
"LaTourette says GOP at crossroads, must shift from right to have shot at White House, Senate," Akron Beacon Journal
Former U.S. Rep. Steve LaTourette told an Akron crowd Tuesday that the Republican Party is “at a crossroads.”
He said the party must become more moderate and inclusive to have a shot at the White House or a majority in the U.S.