In recent years, the Maryland Fair Scheduling, Wages, and Benefits Act (the “Act”) has been introduced to the General Assembly, and it is likely to be on the minds of many law makers again during the 2019 session that began on January 9, 2019. Early versions of the Act required, among other things, that employers

By Jane G. Davis Shumaker Williams, P.C. The Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (the “JOBS Act”) enacted in April 2012 provides for a new method of raising capital without requiring registration of the offering with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”).  The securities offered will also be exempt from state registration requirements and, in

By: Rachel M. Wolf The Housing and Economic Recovery Act, designed primarily to address the so-called subprime mortgage crisis, was signed into law on July 30, 2008.  The law includes the SAFE Mortgage Licensing Act, also entitled the Secure and Fair Enforcement for Mortgage Licensing Act of 2008 (the “Safe Act”).  The Safe Act requires

by Jane G. Davis The Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) has enacted new rules that will impact companies that do not file reports with the SEC as well as those that do. The sale of securities by a company requires that those securities be registered with the SEC and/or the state where the securities are