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U.S. Supreme Court Issues Unanimous Ruling Related to Student-Athlete Compensation

By Curry Sexton and Greg Whiston

On Monday, June 21, 2021, the United States Supreme Court issued a long-awaited opinion in the case, National Collegiate Athletic Association v. Alston, in which it unanimously affirmed a ruling that struck down NCAA rules that restrict […]

OSHA Issues COVID-19 Healthcare Emergency Temporary Standards and Updates Voluntary Guidance for Other Industries

June 14, 2021

By: John Vering,  Mark Opara John Neyens, Shannon Johnson

On June 10, 2021, OSHA announced that it will release an
Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) for the health care industry which will take
effect immediately upon publication in the Federal Register.  The […]

Thompson, Riesmeyer, named to The POWER List of Missouri attorneys

Two Seigfreid Bingham attorneys have been recognized by Missouri Lawyers Media in a new monthly feature called The POWER List. This feature highlights attorneys around the state who lead and influence parts of the Missouri legal community. Mark Thompson was […]

EEOC Issues Guidance on Vaccine Incentives and Other COVID Vaccine Issues

By: John Vering, John Neyens, Shannon Johnson, and Mark Opara

On May 28, 2021, the EEOC published long-awaited guidance regarding permissible incentives for employers who wish to encourage their employees and their families to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.  The Guidance also addresses some other […]

NCAA Tentatively Plans Vote on Name, Image, and Likeness Legislation

By Curry Sexton and Greg Whiston

After delaying a vote on name,
image, and likeness (“NIL”) legislative proposals that was scheduled to take
place at the NCAA Convention in January, the NCAA Division I Council has
tentatively scheduled a vote on the NIL proposals […]

Deciding Whether to Unmask—One Size Does Not Fit All

By: John Vering, John Neyens, Shannon Johnson, and Mark Opara

On May 13, 2021, CDC Director Rochelle Walensky
surprised many in the business community by announcing that “Anyone who is
fully vaccinated can participate in indoor and outdoor activities, large or
small, without wearing […]

DOL Withdraws Trump Independent Contractor Rule

May 11, 2021

By John Vering, Shannon Johnson, and Mark OparaOn May 5, 2021, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a final rule effective May 6, 2021 withdrawing an employer-friendly rule entitled “Independent Contractor Status under the Fair Labor Standards Act” […]

SB closes M&A deal with Barrier Companies

May 3, 2021Seigfreid Bingham successfully completed an acquisition for Lenexa-based Barrier Companies, a fire and life safety compliance provider. Barrier Companies was acquired by Lincolnshire Management and VSS Capital Partners, both out of New York.Steve Kyle, CEO, and Bailie Schnackenberg, […]