Achieving Results, Exceeding Expectations

Archives for August 2014

FATCA: Unintended Consequences

In 2010, Congress passed the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act. At the time, there was very little press coverage or debate about the so-called FATCA. First of all, it was an add-on to an employment… Read More >

Bank Mergers and Mortgage Assignments

When banks voluntarily merge, which is happening a lot these days, the purchasing bank or the resultant entity must be vigilant in assigning all the mortgages or face the risk down the road if the… Read More >

Background Checks, Ban the Box and Best Practices in Hiring

Employers have to weigh many decisions when they are involved in the hiring process. They have to find the right fit when choosing a new employee. Among the data gathered is past employment history, which… Read More >