Committees

Breaking: USDOL Releases Overtime Rule 2.0 For 2020 Photo

Breaking: USDOL Releases Overtime Rule 2.0 For 2020

September 30, 2019 Committees

The suspense is over – the Department of Labor announced on September 24th, 2019 the revised Overtime Rule, which will set the minimum salary threshold for the Fair Labor Standard Act’s white-collar exemptions at $684 per week, or $3… Read More »

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How Do I Get My Security Deposit Returned?

September 16, 2019 Committees

Written by: Hannah Adams, Southeast Louisiana Legal Services Louisiana law provides ways for landlords and tenants to handle security deposits. The law states that landlords must return a security deposit, and/or an itemized list of deductions, … Read More »

Data Processing Agreements: Essential Tools for Managing Risks & Compliance when Businesses Leverage Data Photo

Data Processing Agreements: Essential Tools for Managing Risks & Compliance when Businesses Leverage Data

September 13, 2019 Committees

Data is increasingly considered one of the most important assets for the modern business enterprise, both as a marketable commodity and as a raw material for advanced analytics.1 Yet, data's opportunities are not without risks, especially wh… Read More »

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Insuring Rental Equipment

August 30, 2019 Committees

  It’s common for certain businesses (especially oil and gas producers, refineries, chemical companies, restaurants, manufacturers, and construction contractors) to rent principal equipment required for their day-to-day operations. Such… Read More »

Admissibility of the Medical Review Panel Opinion Based On Relationships Between Panelist and a Party Photo

Admissibility of the Medical Review Panel Opinion Based On Relationships Between Panelist and a Party

July 8, 2019 Committees

  Neighbor. Acquaintance. Friend of a friend. Fellow parishioner. Tennis partner. Good friend. Close friend. Best friend. It is a timeless question – how friendly with a party is too friendly for a Panelist to serve on a Medical Revi… Read More »

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Mission Product Holdings, Inc. v. Tempnology, LLC

June 27, 2019 Committees

    An Analysis of the Recent Supreme Court Case of Mission Product Holdings, Inc. v. Tempnology, LLC     In Mission Product Holdings, Inc. v. Tempnology, LLC, the United States Supreme Court confirmed the gener… Read More »

Updates from the Family Law Committee Chair Photo

Updates from the Family Law Committee Chair

May 22, 2019 Committees

NOBA Welcomes Marc Winsberg to his First Year as Family Law Committee Chair!           I plan to use my first year as Chairman of the Family Law Committee to help educate lawyers on alternative dispute resolution optio… Read More »

BSEE Issues A Revised Well Control Rule for Offshore Operations Photo

BSEE Issues A Revised Well Control Rule for Offshore Operations

May 6, 2019 Committees

BSEE Issues A Revised Well Control Rule for Offshore Operations On May 2, the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) issued the 2019 Well Control Rule (Rule), a long-awaited, revised (and final) well control and blowout prevente… Read More »

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New Tax Laws Impact Divorce Settlements

April 22, 2019 Committees

"Strip out the acrimony and emotion, and divorce can be boiled down to a business negotiation. Harsh as that may sound — there are often children stuck in the middle — when a couple gets down to completing their split, the numbers matter:… Read More »

Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson receives the Gertrude E. Rush Award Photo

Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson receives the Gertrude E. Rush Award

March 14, 2019 Committees

The Women in the Profession Committee is proud to report that Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson received the prestigious Gertrude E. Rush Award from the National Bar Association at their 2019 Mid-Year Conference. This is a distinguished service a… Read More »