Our Blog – Burlington VT
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Nov 02, 2017
Employment law attorney, Alexandra Clauss, was recently published in Vermont Business Magazine. Her article, 'Dos and Don’ts' in response to workplace sexual harassment claims, defines sexual harassment and provides helpful tips for handling claims in the workplace.
Aug 22, 2017
On Monday, the United Stated experience it's first solar eclipse to stretch across the country since 1918. Team members from across all our offices gathered to view this historical event!
Jul 26, 2017
A summary of the major environment and land use laws enacted by the Vermont Legislature in 2017
Jul 20, 2017
What's better than a summer day at the ball park? Our firm enjoyed an outing at Centennial Field in Burlington, Vermont to see our local team the Lake Monsters in action and enjoy a late afternoon bbq!