New York Cracks Down on Cybersecurity Compliance

The New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) are starting to crack down on companies failing to comply with the Cybersecurity Regulations by imposing millions of dollars in civil penalties. The NYDFS issued some guidelines to help prepare co...

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Virginia Implements New Overtime Laws

On July 1, 2021, Virginia implemented the Virginia Overtime Wage Act (VOWA) that incorporates most of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) exemptions and requirements of employers to pay 1.5 times the regular rate of pay for nonexempt employees. Howev...

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Federal Judge Halts Part of Florida’s New Property Insurance Reform Law

U.S. District Judge Mark Walker has halted enforcement of a section of Senate Bill 76, a new property insurance reform law that limits advertisements and solicitations of roofing contractors. Gale Force Roofing and Restoration, who made the complaint...

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Condo Collapse: Everyone Will Point Fingers But Florida Laws Narrow Liability

On June 24th, there was a major condominium collapse in Surfside, Florida. In less than 24 hours after the collapse, the first of many lawsuits were filed against Champlain Towers South Condominium Association Inc. Many victims and their families are...

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Florida Passes Property Insurance Reform Legislation

On June 14, 2021, Florida’s Governor approved Senate Bill 76 (SB 76), a property insurance reform bill. SB 76 includes language that aims to reduce property insurance claim litigation and prohibits certain roofing contractor practices when they perfo...

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