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Alert | Corporate, Tax & Transactional Alert
Oct 27, 2020 | Ohio Controlling Board Approves $420 Million in COVID-19 Relief Funding
On October 26, 2020, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced the Ohio Controlling Board has approved a Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act package of nearly $420 million. The relief package, which is intended to aid those financial...
Alert | Business Services Alert
Oct 26, 2020 | Litigation Impacts that Ohio HB 606 Will Have on Helping Ohio Businesses Defend against COVID-Related Transmission
As detailed in a recent Roetzel Public Law alert, the Ohio legislature passed House Bill 606 (“H.B. 606”) to grant civil immunity to Ohio businesses regarding civil lawsuits for “injury, death or loss” related to the “transmission or contraction: of...
Alert | Real Estate Alert
Oct 23, 2020 | New Liability Protection for Purchasers of Contaminated Properties in Ohio
On September 14, 2020, Ohio incorporated the federal “Bona Fide Prospective Purchaser” (“BFPP”) defense to hazardous substance liability into state law through the enactment of House Bill 168. The BFPP defense allows purchasers to buy property with k...
Alert | Estate Planning Alert
Oct 15, 2020 | Estate Planning Techniques to Consider In Anticipation of Potential Changes to Estate and Gift Tax Law
The upcoming election has caused many taxpayers to be concerned regarding potential changes to the estate and gift tax law.   Currently, the federal gift and estate tax exemption is $11.58 million per person.  This is the highest the exemption has ev...
Alert | Employment Services Alert
Oct 14, 2020 | Public Employee Loses First Amendment Retaliation Claim After Publicly Posting a Racial Slur on Facebook That Caused Sufficient Workplace Disruption
The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, in Bennett v. Metro. Gov’t of Nashville, recently addressed the issue of whether a public employee’s use of a racial slur when discussing politics on Facebook is sufficiently protected by the First Amendment to out...
Alert | Public Law Alert
Sep 16, 2020 | Civil Immunity for Schools, Businesses, and Healthcare Providers Related to Coronavirus
Ohio House Bill 606 (“HB 606”) provides civil immunity to schools, businesses, and healthcare providers that unknowingly spread coronavirus. HB 606 specifies that the definition of person “includes a school, a for-profit or nonprofit entity, a govern...
Alert | Employment Services Alert
Sep 15, 2020 | DOL Updates FFCRA Regulations, Effective 9/16/2020, in Response to Federal Court Decision
In early August, a New York federal court struck down a number of Department of Labor (DOL) regulations applying the new Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) as invalid. Specifically, the Court invalidated regulations: (1) limiting paid le...
Alert | Employment Services Alert
Sep 14, 2020 | EEOC Acknowledges Limitations to Its Enforcement Powers in Recent Opinion Letter
It is not often that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issues opinion letters.  It is less often that the EEOC publicly acknowledges limitations to its enforcement powers.  However, both of these events occurred through an opinion is...
Alert | Public Law Alert
Sep 10, 2020 | Cannabis Industry Updates
Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act (“MORE” Act) In September, the U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote on the MORE Act. This would legalize marijuana at the federal level, which is currently still listed as a Schedul...
Alert | Employment Services Alert
Sep 9, 2020 | EEOC Provides Additional Guidance on ADA Compliance During COVID-19
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has once again updated its guidance regarding employees returning to work during the COVID-19 pandemic. A revised Q&A document published on September 8, 2020, addresses another set of common question...
Alert | Community Association Law Alert
Sep 1, 2020 | Florida Governor Extends Mortgage Foreclosure and Eviction Relief until Oct. 1
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis issued a new executive order that extends mortgage foreclosures and eviction relief until October 1. Executive Order 20-211 does not make any further changes, but only extends the same language that was already in place...
Alert | Education Law Alert
Aug 28, 2020 | Ohio Supreme Court Grants Interim Revival of Madison Local’s Resolution to Allow Employees to Carry Concealed Weapons
On August 26, 2020, the Supreme Court of Ohio, in Gabbard v. Madison Local School District Board of Education, granted the Board’s Motion to Stay the March 30, 2020 decision of the Twelfth District Court of Appeals, which reversed an order approving...
Alert | Health Care Alert
Aug 24, 2020 | HHS’ FAQs Address Restrictions on the Transfer of Provider Relief Fund Payments in Healthcare Transactions
Purchasers and sellers of healthcare entities that received or intend to apply for Provider Relief Fund payments need to be aware of the restrictions on the receipt and transfer of those payments.  By way of background, Congress established a $100 bi...
Alert | Health Care Alert
Aug 20, 2020 | HHS Announces that it is Now Accepting Applications for Provider Relief Fund Phase 2 General Distribution Payments From Certain Medicare Providers
On August 10, 2020, The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a release announcing that certain Medicare providers are now eligible to submit applications to receive Provider Relief Fund Phase 2 General Distribution payments.  HHS had...
Alert | Employment Services Alert
Aug 17, 2020 | Federal District Court Judge Denies Request to Enjoin the Enactment of New Title IX Rule
Last week, U.S. District Court Judge Carl J. Nichols for the District of Columbia ruled that the new Title IX rule, first issued by the Department of Education in May of this year, could move forward as planned. Judge Nichols’s decision came after 17...
Alert | Employment Services Alert
Aug 11, 2020 | Federal Court Strikes Down DOL's FFCRA Regulations
Last week, a New York federal court struck down a number of Department of Labor (DOL) regulations applying the new Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) as invalid. The Court determined the regulations exceeded the DOL's regulatory authorit...
Alert | Community Association Law Alert
Jul 30, 2020 | Florida Governor Extends, With Conditions, State’s Moratorium on Mortgage Foreclosures and Evictions Relief
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis issued Executive Order 20-180 on Wednesday to extend the state’s moratorium on mortgage foreclosures and evictions through September 1, 2020, with limited conditions. Executive Order 20-94 was first signed on April 2, 20...
Alert | Health Law Alert
Jul 30, 2020 | Review Choice Demonstration to Resume on Home Health Care Agencies
Effective August 3, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (“CMS”) will resume Home Health Review Choice Demonstration (“RCD”) on home healthcare agencies located in Illinois, Ohio, Texas, North Carolina, and Florida.  CMS originally suspended RCD...
Alert | Health Care Alert
Jul 28, 2020 | Health Care Providers Will Soon Need to Report on use of Provider Relief Funds Under the CARES Act
Many health care providers received provider relief funds (“PRF”) under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (“CARES”).  Recipients of PRF payments were required to agree to certain terms and conditions which referenced the submissio...
Alert | Employment Services Alert
Jul 23, 2020 | Department of Labor Adds to Still-Growing Body of Guidance on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act
On Monday, July 20, 2020, the Department of Labor issued new guidance under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) which covers to remote work and additional issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic.  A summary list is below. Employ...