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May 16, 2016
On May 10, 2016, the Missouri Commercial Receivership Act (the “Act”) was passed by the Missouri General Assembly as SB 578. The proposed Act provides a complete statutory structure for the appointment of receivers and the administration of receiverships within the state.
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May 2, 2016
Spencer Fane Partner Frank Neuner was recently published by Missouri Lawyers Weekly in an article discussing the use of opening statements in mediation.
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April 21, 2016
Missouri Lawyers Weekly recently published an article written by Spencer Fane Partner Larry Jenab on the surprising truth behind the Supreme Court’s recent ruling in Montanile v. Board of Trustees of the National Elevator Industry Health Benefit Plan.
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April 15, 2016
Spencer Fane Partner Denise Portnoy has been named a 2016 “40 Under Forty” by Ingram’s Magazine, Kansas City’s premier business publication. Each year, the publication recognizes the 40 most accomplished individuals under the age of 40 in the Kansas City metropolitan area based on professional successes, as well as community involvement.
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April 13, 2016
St. Louis Small Business Monthly recently announced that Spencer Fane Partner Jim Dankenbring has been selected for inclusion in its Top 100 People to Know in Business.
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May 24, 2016
The sky isn’t falling, but in a very real sense the retirement world is changing. After months of angst from many in the industry and boisterous posturing by members of Congress, on April 8, 2016, the Department of Labor released a final regulation that more broadly defines who is an “investment-advice” fiduciary for purposes of ERISA and the Internal Revenue Code.
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May 19, 2016
The long anticipated DOL overtime rules have been issued. On May 18, 2016, the Department of Labor released the Final Rule governing the “white-collar exemptions” to the Fair Labor Standards Act’s (“FLSA”) overtime pay requirements. These long-awaited regulations will have substantial implications for most employers. The final rule is set to become effective on December 1, 2016.
April 7, 2016
The aircraft buyer in Wedderburn Corporation v. Jetcraft Corporation learned the hard way that a contract term calling for delivery of an airworthy aircraft with discrepancies repaired would not protect the buyer under all circumstances.
April 6, 2016
After years of effort, the Department of Labor released final rules on April 6, 2016, that will substantially alter the way investment advice is provided to ERISA plans, their participants, and even non-ERISA IRAs.

Upcoming Events

May 26, 2016
Casey Murray and Sue Willman will present “Legal and HR Trends and Outlook”

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