VOL. 128 | NO. 127 | Monday, July 1, 2013
EMPHASIS The Business of Law
Most businesses are well aware of key provisions in the Affordable Care Act, like the mandate for larger employers to provide health care insurance coverage to employees.
Memphis property attorneys seeing benefits of resurgent markets
The residential and commercial real estate markets are slowly coming back, and residential and commercial real estate attorneys are seeing increased activity thanks to the surge.
Jonathan Hancock, partner and shareholder in Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC’s labor and employment practice group, feels fortunate to have been instructed in employment law by current Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. while attending law school at the University of Mississippi in the mid-1990s.
Sullivan Branding literally goes around the world for clients. Eric Melkent, executive vice president of brand development with Sullivan, along with account planner Kate Cooke, got back a few days ago from a globe-spanning trip to Shanghai and Orlando as part of their work with Hilton Worldwide luxury brands.
With the closing of the city’s four auto inspection stations Friday, June 28, a new phase begins in a political dispute that started its present path in the last year.
It all started with a request to handle the divorces of a few of the firm’s clients, Suzanne Landers recalled from her office in the Memphis Cotton Exchange building in Downtown Memphis.
Early in his book “Happiness Hypothesis” Jonathan Haidt states that the mind is divided into separate parts that sometimes work against each other. “Like a rider on an elephant, the conscious, reasoning part of the mind has only limited control of what the elephant does.”
MEMPHIS (AP) – The city of Memphis is challenging a lawsuit that alleges officials acted illegally when they renamed three Confederate-themed parks.
KODAK, Tenn. (AP) – Cleveland Browns owner and Pilot Flying J CEO Jimmy Haslam and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam are selling the Tennessee Smokies minor league baseball team.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Several new laws go into effect on Monday in Mississippi, including one to more clearly define that people have the right to openly carry guns in many public places.
NEW YORK (AP) – The exodus continues.
RICHMOND HEIGHTS, Mo. (AP) – Hospitals have fretted for years over how to make sure doctors, nurses and staff keep their hands clean, but with only limited success. Now, some are turning to technology – beepers, buzzers, lights and tracking systems that remind workers to sanitize, and chart those who don't.