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New Standards for Determining Joint-Employer Status

New Standards for Determining Joint-Employer Status

Oct 08, 2018
On September 14, 2018, The National Labor Relations Board (the Board) issued a proposed regulation to establish the standard for determining whether two “employers” are joint employers of a group of employees under the National Labor Relations Act. The Rule can be found on the Federal Register website.
Residential Real Estate Mortgage Loan Commitment Letters

Residential Real Estate Mortgage Loan Commitment Letters

Oct 01, 2018
The Vermont Department of Financial Regulation (DFR) now requires mortgage lenders to issue commitment letters in connection with all residential mortgage loans (Regulation B-2018-02, revising the content and timing requirements of residential mortgage loan commitment letters). The new requirements are effective October 1, 2018. Regulation B-2018-02 supersedes and replaces Regulation B-98-1.
Best Lawyers 2019 Lawyer of the Year Awards

Best Lawyers 2019 Lawyer of the Year Awards

Sep 20, 2018
Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer PC is pleased to announce that attorneys Gregory S. Clayton and Doreen F. Connor were both recognized as the Best Lawyers 2019 "Lawyer of the Year" for their areas of practice.
Energy Attorneys at the Forefront of Business

Energy Attorneys at the Forefront of Business

Sep 14, 2018
Clean energy is a commodity in a fast moving marketplace. The development industry that procures this commodity is not dissimilar from a soccer game – wherever the ball goals goes everyone is rushing to it. What this means is that forward thinking clients need to anticipate which direction the ball is going in order to have an edge on the competition.
August 2018 Captive Insurance Update

August 2018 Captive Insurance Update

Aug 20, 2018
The August 2018 captive insurance update is here! Scroll this page or download for a full update on what's new in captive insurance this summer.
Changes to Partnership Auditing Rules

Changes to Partnership Auditing Rules

Jun 28, 2018
Changes to Partnership Audit Rules Warrant Changes to Existing Partnership, LLC Agreements, and Estate Planning Documents for LLCs taxed as Partnerships.
Marijuana Legalization & the Workplace |  5 Tips for Employers

Marijuana Legalization & the Workplace | 5 Tips for Employers

Jun 20, 2018
Vermont recently joined a growing number of states that have legalized the recreational use of marijuana. Vermont’s law, among other things, eliminates penalties for possession of one ounce or less of marijuana and two mature and four immature marijuana plants for a person who is 21 years of age or older.
Vermont’s New Captive:  Affiliated Reinsurance Companies

Vermont’s New Captive: Affiliated Reinsurance Companies

Jun 20, 2018
With an eye toward creating a domestic alternative to offshore reinsurance affiliates, the Vermont Legislature recently passed legislation establishing a new type of captive, an affiliated reinsurance company (“ARC”), effective July 1, 2018.
Vermont Employment Law Alert: Ban on Salary History Inquiries

Vermont Employment Law Alert: Ban on Salary History Inquiries

May 29, 2018
Vermont employers take note: New legislation (H.294) signed into law by Governor Scott on May 11, 2018, will prohibit employers from making inquiries into a job applicant’s salary history.
Key Takeaways from 8 Years of Service to the  Vermont Labor Relations Board

Key Takeaways from 8 Years of Service to the Vermont Labor Relations Board

May 15, 2018
After eight years serving on the Vermont Labor Relations Board (“VLRB”) (three as Chair), I stepped down last year to expand our Firm’s ability to advise clients on labor issues, and to represent them before the Board.