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Smith Debnam Enforcement and Compliance Update – Spring 20166/13/2016

Smith Debnam announces its Spring 2016 Enforcement and Compliance Update. The update highlights several recent enforcement actions handed down by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and FDIC against banks and other financial services providers.

Read More.. Alicia Jurney Elected to North Carolina Bar Association Section Council3/23/2016

Raleigh-based law firm Smith Debnam today announced that Smith Debnam Partner and Board Certified Family Law Specialist Alicia Jurney has been elected to serve a three-year term as Council Member of the Dispute Resolution Section of the North Carolina Bar Association. The Dispute Resolution Section addresses issues that are relevant to both mediation and arbitration, and acts as a resource for practicing mediators, arbitrators, and attorneys who utilize alternative dispute resolution.

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Fourth Circuit Clarifies Application of Disability Regulations to Federal Motor Carriers 7/15/2016

In Lisotto v. New Prime Inc., the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit concluded in a ruling on May 3, 2016, that certain provisions within the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regulations do not always apply when issues arise under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
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Issuing and Serving Foreign Subpoenas in North Carolina – Here’s What You Need to Know 7/12/2016

North Carolina courts allow out-of-state subpoenas to be issued and served against North Carolina citizens (including individuals, corporations, governments, other entities, etc.), provided certain steps are followed.
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