Insights

October 22, 2019

Employees’ Management Status and the Creation of a Fiduciary Duty

Employers are routinely concerned with a departing employee’s competitive rights the employer’s business, especially when the ex-employee held a management position with...

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October 22, 2019

Pennsylvania Passes Stormwater Authority Bill

A bill authorizing the creation of stormwater management authorities passed both the Pennsylvania House and Senate on June 30, 2013.  Senate Bill...

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October 22, 2019

National Flood Insurance Program Reform

The Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 (the “Act”) significantly reforms the National Flood Insurance Program (“NFIP”), which previously subsidized flood...

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October 22, 2019

Proper Will Drafting Helps Avoid Unintended Consequences

As with any legal document, the failure to adequately draft and prepare a will can result in unintended consequences.  This principle is illustrated...

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October 22, 2019

Non-Residential Development and Recreational Land Dedication or Recreation Fees

Sec. 503(11) of the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code (“MPC”) permits municipalities to require, through its subdivision and land development ordinance, subdividers and/or...

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October 22, 2019

Legislative Update on Public Notice Modernization

In an effort to modernize legally required public notices for the modern internet age, Senate Bill 733 proposes to give municipalities, municipal...

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