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November 24, 2014
Earlier this month, Peter Hartweger was appointed as President of the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Foundation (KCMBF).
General News
November 18, 2014
Gregory Ash and Chadron Patton both Spencer Fane attorneys in the Employee Benefits practice group, spoke at the Financial Executives International (FEI) “Fall Feast” Professional Development Day on Nov. 17, 2014. Ash presented “How Employee Financial Wellness Impacts the Bottom Line.” Patton discussed “Health and Welfare Plan Update for Employers.”
General News
November 10, 2014

Spencer Fane congratulates 44 of our attorneys selected for inclusion in 2014 Missouri, Kansas, Colorado, and Nebraska Super Lawyers®. No more than 5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by Super Lawyers. Attorneys are selected for inclusion by their peers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a rigorous multi-phased process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice area.

November 4, 2014
IWIRC Midwest Network members Lisa Epps and Michelle Suter were part of a panel presentation that took place on November 4.
General News
October 23, 2014
Following recent announcements by both the IRS and the Social Security Administration, we now know most of the dollar amounts that employers will need to administer their benefit plans for 2015.
General News

Latest Publications

November 26, 2014
Here is a troubling new case from the Missouri Supreme Court.  And I don’t mean troubling in the abstract sense of “oh maybe there could be liability down the road if you don’t do this,” which is pretty much the bread and butter of this column.  I mean troubling in the “you may have already botched this, so you better pull out the books and call the accountants and lawyers” sense.
Blogs
November 26, 2014
Missouri Representative Blaine Luetkemeyer recently introduced legislation to the U.S. House of Representatives seeking to require the Federal Reserve and FDIC to provide a material reason to support any order to terminate a banking relationship.
Blogs
November 24, 2014
On November 20, 2014 President Obama announced that he would take executive action to further immigration reform amid Congressional gridlock. However, it is critical that employers understand the limited scope of the President’s Executive Order.
Blogs
November 21, 2014
Now that we have completed our brief detour into what the Supreme Court could maybe do with the BP oil spill case if it decides to do anything with it, we resume our ongoing series on what law applies when you incorporate software into your products.
Blogs
November 20, 2014
In our last post, we discussed how to minimize your risk of a data breach. But what do you do if and a data breach occurs? How will you know when to send a notification? Today, we’ll discuss just that.
Blogs