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The Use of Testamentary Trusts to Carry Out Your Wishes

PART II of Effective Estate Planning for Married Couples

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Laissez Les Competition Rouler: How Louisiana’s Non-Compete Statute Can Lead to Challenges for Employers and Employees in Other Jurisdictions

A non-compete agreement is an agreement between an employee and the employer in which the employee agrees not to work for a competitor for a specific period immediately after leaving the current...

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Expiring Covenants, Conditions, and Restrictions…Oh My!

A large percentage of residents throughout Florida reside within communities that are subject to covenants, conditions, and restrictions that are usually enforced through a home owner’s...

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Why Your Hurricane Preparation Plan Should Include a Force Majeure Review

As one of the costliest hurricane seasons on record comes to an end, the Gulf Coast is reminded of the importance of assessing vulnerabilities and allocating risks before an event occurs. Along...

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Plaintiffs’ Attorneys “Discover” the Fair Labor Standards Act

Although enacted into law in 1938, the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) was for many years something of an afterthought in employment law. In mid-century, the National Labor Relations Act, with...

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Louisiana Court Weighs In on Liability for Inadvertent Data Breach by an Employer

What do Yahoo, Equifax, Target, Home Depot, J.P. Morgan Chase, and the Democratic National Committee all have in common? Answer: they have all been the targets of recent, successful, and highly...

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Effective Estate Planning for Louisiana Married Couples

Estate planning is anticipating and arranging for the disposal of your estate during your lifetime. The objective is to provide for the orderly transfer of wealth in line with your personal...

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My Employee Said What on Facebook?!: Employer Rights in the Digital Age

In a time of Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, it is easy for employees to forget that every post shared has the potential to go viral and draw attention not only to the employee but also their...

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Cyber is for Everyone

Cyber is for Everyone, written and presented by Carver Darden partner, Jacqueline M. Brettner, discusses best practices and cyber risk management strategies that companies of all sizes and...

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The Practical, Regulatory, and Legal Hurdles for Businesses Joining the Bitcoin Revolution

What Is Bitcoin? 

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