Compliance Now

Bringing clarity and insight to the consumer protection regulations impacting your business

Jan 13, 2019

How the Partial Government Shutdown is Affecting Federal Consumer Protection Agencies

Funding for a portion of the federal government expired on December 21, 2018, beginning a partial federal government shutdown. As the shutdown continues into its fourth week, businesses and consumers alike are feeling the effects in a big way. Here’s how services are being impacted at three key regulatory agencies. Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection [...]

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Medical Marijuana Law & Policy

Legal trends and analysis of the medical marijuana industry

Jan 16, 2019

An Employer’s Q&A to Medical Marijuana in Ohio

On January 16, 2019, Ohio’s Medical Marijuana Control Program formally launched with the official opening of the first dispensaries in Wintersville, Canton, and Sandusky. Years in the making, Ohio’s program provides alternative medical treatment to qualifying patients but also raises serious questions for employers on how to deal with employees who qualify for use. Conflicting [...]

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TCPA Monitor

Comprehensive news and analysis of TCPA regulation and related matters

Jan 14, 2019

2018’s Three Biggest Telemarketing Takeaways

While 2018 is a thing of the past, it ushered in several major settlements that continue to affect companies engaging in the telemarketing industry. These settlements provide key insights for businesses seeking to avoid enforcement action and litigation that could cost upwards of millions of dollars in fines and attorneys’ fees. Takeaway #1:  Plaintiffs Continue [...]

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Dealership Advisor

Legal news and trends affecting the auto dealership industry

Jan 14, 2019

Ohio BMV Announces New Certificate of Title Form

In 2019, county title offices will begin transitioning to a new motor vehicle certificate of title form. The implementation schedule varies by county and will take place over several months. The new certificates will be larger (8.5 x 11 inches) and will have a blue-green color scheme on the front. The BMV advises that this [...]

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M&S Newsline

News and events featuring Mac Murray and Shuster attorneys

Dec 10, 2018

M&S Attorneys Mac Murray and Skilliter Named to 2019 Ohio Super Lawyers List

We are proud to share that M&S Partner Helen Mac Murray has been selected to the 2019 Ohio Super Lawyers® list. This exclusive peer review recognizes no more than 5% of attorneys across the state and marks Helen’s 8th time achieving this recognition. Joining Helen is Senior Attorney Pat Skilliter, who was named for first time [...]

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