This section includes legal alerts and legislative changes in which you may have an interest.
- May 7, 2013
Effective May 7, 2013, all U.S. employers must only use the new Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9 (revision date 3/8/13N) to comply with employment eligibility verification requirements under the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.
Utah lawmakers recently passed the Internet Employment Privacy Act (IEPA) prohibiting employers from requiring employees or job applicants to disclose their passwords or user names for personal social media accounts. Employment attorney Darryl Lee outlines IEPA requirements, exceptions and violations.
- April 2013
A new Utah law taking effect May 14, 2013 will provide some of the strongest options in the country for those looking to shield assets from creditors or predatory litigation. The Domestic Asset Protection Trust (DAPT) is a significant improvement over existing law.
- February 4, 2013
The Utah Supreme Court undid decades of protocol and adopted a minority approach to valuing multiple interests in a single piece of property when it ruled each estate holder in a piece of property (fee owner, ground tenant, lender, etc.) was entitled to a separate determination of the value of their loss resulting from the condemnation of some or all of the property. Checketts outlines the new and old approaches for valuation.
Intellectual Property attorney prepared this presentation on changes to the American Invents Act in 2012.
- September 2011