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The Benefits, Concerns and Considerations of Remote Depositions and Mediations in the COVID-19 Climate

Apr 28 2020
Remote depositions and mediations have been taking place for more than 20 years. As videoconferencing tools have improved (think Webex, Zoom, etc.), business litigators and their client have become increasingly comfortable conducting such sessions in a remote setting. The COVID-19 crisis has accelerated the pace of conducting depositions and mediations via videoconference. Sessions that just a few weeks ago may have been conducted in person now must be conducted remotely due to public health concerns and related stay-at-home orders.
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New Rule Governing Retirement Advice Shakes Up Traditional Broker Compensation

Apr 12 2016
The US Department of Labor on Wednesday released its long-awaited and controversial fiduciary rule expanding the definition of who is a fiduciary when providing investment advice on retirement accounts. The rule aims to eliminate conflicts of interest and to give investors transparent information about the total cost of investments, including fees and commissions.