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2021 Legislative Update

10/8/2021

2021 Legislative Update

The 2021 Legislative Session of the Maryland General Assembly was a unique session due to the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic ...

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Documents Signed Under Seal and the Statute of Limitations

8/9/2021

 “Statute of Limitations” has become a common term in popular culture, as in “the statute of limitations is about to run on my patience.”  In ...

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Buying or Selling a Business: The Drive for the Goal Line

8/9/2021

We are currently experiencing a significant increase in the number of business buy/sell transactions and it appears that the trend will continue at least ...

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Congratulations to Jeff Agnor and Alisa Cummins

5/21/2021

Davis, Agnor, Rapaport & Skalny, LLC, is proud to announce that both Jeffrey T. Agnor and Alisa Gross Cummins have been selected by The Daily Record ...

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DAVIS, AGNOR, RAPAPORT & SKALNY ANNOUNCES EIGHT ATTORNEYS NAMED 2021 SUPER LAWYERS

2/8/2021

The law firm of Davis, Agnor, Rapaport & Skalny, LLC announced that five of its partners, Paul G. Skalny, Alisa G. Cummins, Jeffrey T. Agnor, Angela ...

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WEBINAR: Nonprofit Capacity Building: What It Is and Why It Matters

2/4/2021

Webinar recording: Nonprofit capacity building and why it matters

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Recently, Cheryl Brown co-hosted a webinar with Ann Quinn from Quinn Strategy ...
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DAVIS, AGNOR, RAPAPORT & SKALNY ANNOUNCE THE ADDITION OF TWO NEW ATTORNEYS WITH THE FIRMS CONTINUED GROWTH

2/2/2021

Columbia, MD - Davis, Agnor, Rapaport & Skalny, LLC, one of the region’s leading law firms, today announced the addition of two new attorneys to their ...

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Trademark Application

U.S. Trademark Fees Set to Increase on January 2, 2021

12/10/2020

On November 17, 2020, the United States Patent and Trademark Office published Trademark Fee Adjustment Final Rules in the Federal Register that take effect January ...

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Order Delivery Online

Restaurants Face Challenges Dealing with Food Delivery Services

10/21/2020

The COVID-19 pandemic should have been a golden opportunity for food delivery apps such as Grubhub, DoorDash, Uber Eats, and Postmates.  Thanks to months of ...

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Old Bank for Loans

Small Business Administration & Treasury Release Simplified Forgiveness for Small PPP Loans

10/16/2020

The U.S. Treasury and Small Business Administration (“SBA”) recently issued updated guidance for small businesses that borrowed $50,000 or less under the Paycheck ...

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Glasses and Contract

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT INDEMNIFICATION CLAUSES – PART 2

10/14/2020

In a previous article, we discussed the importance of the indemnification clauses in contracts.  To briefly recap, to “indemnify” someone means that one party agrees ...

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Inside of Court Room

Breach of Fiduciary Duty: Now An Independent Cause of Action in Maryland

8/20/2020

Last month, the Court of Appeals of Maryland had the opportunity to decide a case called Plank v. Cherneski. One of the issues before the ...

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Questions Facing Business Owners When Resuming Operations During a Pandemic

8/20/2020

EMPLOYEES: Should businesses require their employees to sign a waiver prior to returning to the workplace?

As businesses are reopening and returning employees to the ...

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2020 Legislative Update

6/18/2020

The Maryland General Assembly opened its 2020 session on January 8th.  This year, 2,745 bills were filed and a total of 600 bills were ...

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Special Edition - Covid-19 Updates

3/23/2020

CERTAIN EMPLOYERS REQUIRED TO PROVIDE EMERGENCY PAID SICK LEAVE AND EMERGENCY FAMILY LEAVE RELATED TO THE CORONAVIRUS

On March 18, 2020, Congress passed and President ...

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Important COVID-19 Updates

3/17/2020

For Businesses, Entrepreneurs & Organizations

CONTRACTS

The business impact of the novel COVID-19 virus outbreak has many business owners reviewing the "force majeure" clauses in their ...

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What You Need to Know About Indemnification Clauses - Part 1

2/6/2020

One of the most overlooked provisions in almost any contract is the indemnification clause. While most people pay a great deal of attention to the ...

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Legal Documents in 2020 and Beyond

2/6/2020
Everyone likes shortcuts, right? It saves you time! However, when it comes to legal documents, you should never take a shortcut. Due to the amount ...
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The Changing Landscape of Data Protection and Privacy Laws

2/6/2020

As online use continues to expand, and data use and collection increases, issues emerge around data breaches and data protection. Recently California became the first ...

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Super Lawyer 2020

DAVIS, AGNOR, RAPAPORT & SKALNY, LLC ANNOUNCES EIGHT ATTORNEYS NAMED 2020 SUPER LAWYERS

2/5/2020

The law firm of Davis, Agnor, Rapaport & Skalny, LLC announced that five of its partners, Paul Skalny, Alisa Cummins, Michael Davis, Angela Grau, and Scott ...

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