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NCAA Division I Board of Directors Reviews Name, Image, and Likeness Concepts; NCAA Division II Advances Legislative Proposals

August 13, 2020

By Curry Sexton and Greg Whiston

On August 5, the NCAA Division I
Board of Directors reviewed name, image, and likeness (“NIL”) concepts that
were also sent to Division I members for review and response. On the same day,
the NCAA Division […]

Johnson Elected to Executive Leadership

July 15, 2020Shannon Cohorst Johnson, shareholder, was elected to serve on Seigfreid Bingham’s Executive Committee. Johnson is a member of the firm’s Litigation section and primarily practices in the Employment, Construction, and Transportation industries. She chairs the firm’s Marketing Committee […]

Seigfreid Bingham Closes Lease Deal for St. Luke’s Health System

On Tuesday, June 30th, Allen County Regional Hospital (ACRH) closed a Lease Agreement with a wholly owned subsidiary of Saint Luke’s Health System which transferred the hospital and related health care operations of ACRH to Saint Luke’s for a minimum […]

EEOC Provides New Guidance on Barring “High Risk” Employees from Work

June 30, 2020

By John Vering

On June 17, 2020, the EEOC updated its technical assistance to address additional questions regarding how employers should deal with the issue of returning to the workforce employees at a higher risk of a severe COVID-19 […]

Supreme Court Rules Title VII Prohibits Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

June 30, 2020By Jordan May

In
a 6-3 ruling issued on June 15, 2020 in Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia,
the United States Supreme Court held that workplace discrimination on the basis
of sexual orientation and gender identity is sex-based discrimination
prohibited under Title VII […]

Required Minimum Distribution COVID-19 Relief

June 29, 2020

By Cindy McClannahan and Brandon Oldham

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and
Economic Security Act, known as the CARES Act, was enacted in Spring 2020.  It provided that there are no Required Minimum
Distributions (RMDs) from an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) in […]

Florida Governor Clears Path for Student-Athletes to Earn Money, Accelerating Timeline for Restructuring of NCAA Rules and Passing of Federal Legislation

June 29, 2020

By Curry Sexton and Greg Whiston

On Friday, June 12, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed the Intercollegiate Athlete Compensation and Rights Bill into law. The law will enable collegiate student-athletes in Florida to be compensated for the use of their name, image, […]

NCAA Division II Recommends Name, Image, and Likeness Legislative Proposals

June 29, 2020

By Curry Sexton and Greg Whiston

On Tuesday, June 23, the NCAA Division II Legislative Committee recommended several legislative proposals that would permit NCAA Division II student-athletes to be compensated for their name, image, and likenesses (“NIL”). The proposals […]