BEWARE OF COUNTERFEIT ALCOHOL! SCIENTISTS DEVELOP DEVICE TO DETECT FAKE BOOZE

We all know about counterfeit purses, sunglasses and apparel, but have you considered the danger of consuming counterfeit alcohol? With concerns over counterfeit alcohol on the rise, scientists have developed a new way to detect fake booze:https://phys.org/news/2017-09-scientists-counterfeit-booze-detecting-device.html. The next time you are not sure about the authentic cocktail at the poolside bar in Cancun, ask […]

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SNEED PLLC Founding Attorney Recognized by Best Lawyers®

SNEED PLLC is proud to announce that Jason Sneed, the firm’s founding and managing attorney, has been selected for inclusion in the 24th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America® for demonstrating professional excellence in the practice of Trademark Law and Intellectual Property Litigation. Since 2013, Mr. Sneed consistently has been recognized in The Best […]

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U.S. Department of Labor Withdraws Independent Contractor and Joint Employment Guidance

By Patrick D. Lawler and Susan Milner Parrott Last week, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) withdrew two Wage and Hour Administrator’s Interpretations, one on classification of workers as independent contractors and the other on joint employment. The Interpretations, both issued during the Obama administration, addressed the misclassification of employees as independent contractors and […]

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U.S. Department of Labor Withdraws Independent Contractor and Joint Employment Guidance

By Patrick D. Lawler and Susan Milner Parrott Last week, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) withdrew two Wage and Hour Administrator’s Interpretations, one on classification of workers as independent contractors and the other on joint employment. The Interpretations, both issued during the Obama administration, addressed the misclassification of employees as independent contractors and […]

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Schell Bray PLLC joins IR as the exclusive Commerical Law Member in US – North Carolina

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Thomas C. Watkinsof Schell Bray PLLC.Thomas has joined IR as our exclusive Commerical Law Member in US – North Carolina. At Schell Bray, our experience and knowledge assist us in counseling our clients to shape and secure innovative and practical solutions in every […]

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H.B. 2 Is Repealed, But…What Does This Mean?

By Zebulon D. Anderson and Kimberly J. Korando North Carolina has repealed House Bill 2.[1] In its place, the North Carolina General Assembly enacted law:  Preempting state agencies and related entities from regulating access to multiple occupancy restrooms, showers or changing facilities (“Multiple Occupancy Restrooms”), except in accord with a state law; and Prohibiting local governments from […]

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H.B. 2 Is Repealed, But…What Does This Mean?

By Zebulon D. Anderson and Kimberly J. Korando North Carolina has repealed House Bill 2.[1] In its place, the North Carolina General Assembly enacted law:          Preempting state agencies and related entities from regulating access to multiple occupancy restrooms, showers or changing facilities (“Multiple Occupancy Restrooms”), except in accord with a state law; and         Prohibiting local […]

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Immigration Law: The New Administration

On January 20, 2017, President-elect Donald Trump will be inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States. Because immigration was a pivotal issue in his presidential campaign, many foreign nationals and employers are wondering what changes we can expect in U.S. immigration policy and practice under the new administration.   President-elect Trump’s statements on […]

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SNEED PLLC Founding Attorney Jason M. Sneed Recognized as North Carolina “Lawyer of the Year” in Trademark Law

DAVIDSON – Just five years after opening his own firm in Davidson, NC, Jason Sneed, founder and managing attorney of SNEED PLLC has been named as North Carolina’s Lawyer of the Year in Trademark Law by North Carolina’s Best Lawyers magazine. Mr. Sneed said he is honored to receive recognition for his work protecting trademarks […]

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Smith, Anderson, Blount, Dorsett, Mitchell & Jernigan, LLP joins IR as the exclusive Corporate Law Member in US – North Carolina

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Heyward Armstrong of Smith, Anderson, Blount, Dorsett, Mitchell & Jernigan, LLP. Heyward has joined IR as our exclusive Corporate Law Member in US – North Carolina. Since our founding in 1912, Smith Anderson has grown to become the largest business and litigation law […]

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