A True Appraisal of Manufactured Housing

Prosperity Now

For the last three years, Prosperity Now has led the Manufactured Housing Anti-stigma Campaign to combat stigma and its negative

Governor Whitmer Signs Law Regulating Delta-8 THC Manufacturing and Sales Starting October 11, 2021

Fraser

House Bill 4517 is part of a package of legislation that will regulate the manufacturing, sale, and distribution of delta-8 THC products much like other legal marijuana products in Michigan. Governor Whitmer has signed a law allowing only regulated delta-8 THC products to be manufactured and sold in Michigan, effective October 11, 2021. The post Governor Whitmer Signs Law Regulating Delta-8 THC Manufacturing and Sales Starting October 11, 2021 first appeared on Fraser.

To Fee or Not to Fee: New Law Changes the Fee In Lieu of Tax Analysis for Manufacturers

Burr Forman

The Act, among other changes, effectively reduces the manufacturing property tax assessment ratio by providing a valuation discount, so long as funding exists to provide such reduction. Manufacturers were historically subject to property taxes based on a 10.5

Best Accounting Software for Small Manufacturing Businesses

Nerd Wallet

Accounting for manufacturing businesses is a little different than accounting for other industries — and small manufacturers need to make sure that their accounting software can accommodate these differences.

Burr & Forman Successfully Defends Aerospace Manufacturing Employer in Gender Discrimination Claims

Burr Forman

Birmingham, June 15, 2021 – Burr & Forman LLP attorneys Mike Lucas and Meryl Cowan recently successfully defended an aerospace manufacturer before a three-judge appeals panel. Firm News aerospace Court of Appeals Discrimination Manufacturing Severance

Burr Represents Steel Pipe Manufacturer Expanding in Richland County

Burr Forman

AMERICAN SpiralWeld Pipe Company manufactures steel pipe in diameters up to 144 inches. The company also manufactures ductile iron pipe, valves and hydrants for the waterworks industry and electric-resistance-welded steel pipe for the energy industry.

U.S. Service Sector Hits Record High in October, Manufacturing Continues to Grow

NACM

service sector grew to a record high in October for the fourth time in 2021, and the manufacturing sector also continued to rise for the 17th consecutive month, according to reports released Wednesday from the Institute of Supply Management (ISM).ISM's The U.S.

DNJ Enters Default Judgment on Breach of Contract Counterclaim in Manufactured TCPA Lawsuit

TCPA

India Vincent and Robert Given Discuss Manufacturer Cybersecurity in Risk & Insurance Magazine

Burr Forman

India Vincent and Robert Given were quoted in the August 2021 issue of Risk & Insurance discussing cybersecurity protection for businesses in the manufacturing sector.

Author, “Asbestos and Additive Manufacturing: Addressing Early Concerns Surrounding Manufacturing 3D-Printing Technology Using Asbestos Litigation as a Model”, Journal of Law and Technology at Texas, Vol. 3 (2019-2020)

Burr Forman

Author, “Asbestos and Additive Manufacturing: Addressing Early Concerns Surrounding Manufacturing 3D-Printing Technology Using Asbestos Litigation as a Model”, Journal of Law and Technology at Texas , Vol. The post Author, “Asbestos and Additive Manufacturing: Addressing Early Concerns Surrounding Manufacturing 3D-Printing Technology Using Asbestos Litigation as a Model”, <em>Journal of Law and Technology at Texas</em>, Vol.

Survey Finds Suppliers May See a Rise in Pricing While Manufacturers Expect a Rise in Sales

NACM

Material suppliers are expecting costs to rise over the next year, according to Construction Products Association (CPA) recent State of Trade survey for Q3.

Manufactured Housing Loan Borrowers Face Higher Interest Rates, Risks, and Barriers to Credit, New CFPB Report Finds

Consumer Finance

Today the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) published a report that provides new insights into manufactured housing financing, a vital source of lending for millions of manufactured housing homeowners. Press release Mortgages Home Mortgage Disclosure Act

Investing in Colombia: Nearshoring & Economic Incentives in Manufacturing, Technology, Infrastructure, and Energy Industries

Burr Forman

The post Investing in Colombia: Nearshoring & Economic Incentives in Manufacturing, Technology, Infrastructure, and Energy Industries appeared first on Burr & Forman. In this episode of the Burr & Forman podcast, partner Ty Roofner and Paola Garcia, the Vice President of Investment at ProColombia, discuss what ProColombia is and its goals as well as the impact the pandemic has had on the global economy and Colombia in particular.

Professional Plaintiff Who Manufactured Claims Can Sue But Can’t Represent Class

TCPA

A recent denial of a professional plaintiff’s motion for class certification shows that, irrespective of whether such plaintiffs have standing to sue on their own behalf, courts are increasingly skeptical that contrived claims are amenable to class treatment.

New U.S. Supreme Court Case Finds Local Personal Jurisdiction Over Auto Manufacturer in Ford Motor Co. v. Montana Eighth Jud. Dist. Ct.

Troutman Sanders

Nonetheless, Ford contended that Montana and Minnesota lacked personal jurisdiction because the two vehicles at issue were not actually designed or manufactured in these states. The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision in Ford Motor Co. Montana Eighth Jud.

Cigarette “Buydown” Payments to Retailers Excluded from South Carolina Sales Taxes

Burr Forman

Tobacco manufacturers and distributors have long made refund/rebate payments to retailers for the retailer’s purchase of cigarettes and other tobacco products from the manufacturer, provided the retailer reduces the price of the cigarettes and other tobacco products sold to the retailer’s customers.

Part I: What Documents Matter Most In Determining Share Value in a Buyout? An Analysis of Key Documents and Why They Matter

Jimerson Firm

Different situations can lead to a corporate buyout. As a business move, a majority shareholder may seek to buyout the minority shareholders, or one company may seek to acquire a majority of another company’s shares.

Avoiding and Defending Class Action Claims Under the Florida Security of Communications Act

Jimerson Firm

Communications & Media Industry Legal Blog Manufacturing & Distribution Industry Legal Blog Technology Industry Legal BlogA new class action trend aimed at large companies has emerged in the United States.

How to Prevent Public Access to Confidential Business Information Through Motions to Seal Records

Jimerson Firm

Communications & Media Industry Legal Blog Manufacturing & Distribution Industry Legal Blog Technology Industry Legal Blog Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Law Trade Secret Law

MRA Proposed Expansion of Class A Microbusiness License

Fraser

The Michigan Cannabis Manufacturers Association (MCMA) has stated its opposition to the proposed changes, arguing that the proposed Class A microbusiness license changes exceed the MRA’s authority to broaden license types under state statute. Cannabis Law class a microbusiness license MCMA Michigan cannabis Michigan Cannabis Manufacturers Association Michigan Marijuana Michigan Marijuana Regulatory Agency MRA

How Millennials Prefer to Communicate, According to Arbeit

Arbeit Software

Collection Agencies Business Productivity call center Remote Work Real Estate Sales General Contracting Logistics & ManufacturingWe wanted to share some updated data & insight on how millennials prefer to communicate inside & outside of the workplace.

How to Run Effective Virtual Meetings [7 Strategies] | Arbeit

Arbeit Software

Collection Agencies Business Productivity call center Remote Work Real Estate Sales General Contracting Logistics & ManufacturingVirtual meeting fatigue is real.

Lawmakers Introduce the Michigan Cannabis Safety Act Which Would Impose More Stringent Regulations on Medical Marijuana Caregivers

Fraser

Cannabis Law caregivers marijuana Michigan cannabis Michigan Cannabis Manufacturers Association Michigan Cannabis Safety ActAn ongoing debate between medical marijuana caregivers and large commercial marijuana producers in Michigan over the role and rights of caregivers is now the subject of legislation introduced September 14 by Michigan legislators.

COVID-19: Logistics & Supply Chain Impact + Tips to Manage

Arbeit Software

Logistics & ManufacturingWe outline the impact we’ve seen so far of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on logistics & supply chains while outlining steps you can take now and in the future to mitigate potential risks to your company and workforce.

Part II: What Documents Matter Most In Determining Share Value in a Buyout? An Analysis of Key Documents and Why They Matter

Jimerson Firm

Different situations can lead to a corporate buyout. As a business move, a majority shareholder may seek to buyout the minority shareholders or one company may seek to acquire a majority of another company’s shares.

How to Prevent Your Calls From Being Blocked or Labeled as Spam

Arbeit Software

Collection Agencies call center call transparency Real Estate Sales General Contracting Logistics & ManufacturingWithout a call blocking & labeling solution, it’s difficult to know what’s actually happening to your calls after you dial.

Part III: What Documents Matter Most In Determining Share Value in a Buyout? An Analysis of Key Documents and Why They Matter

Jimerson Firm

Different situations can lead to a corporate buyout. As a business move, a majority shareholder may seek to buyout the minority shareholders or one company may seek to acquire a majority of another company’s shares.

There’s a “Growing” Debate in the Michigan Cannabis Industry Between Commercial Producers and Caregivers

Fraser

The debate over licensing and regulation of the caregiver market involves certain large producers of marijuana and the Michigan Cannabis Manufacturers Association (“MCMA”), on the one side, who are reportedly pushing for more stringent oversight. Cannabis Law cannabis MCMA Michigan cannabis Michigan Cannabis Manufacturers Association Michigan Marijuana Regulatory Agency MMMA

October Updates: Legal and Regulatory Developments Impacting the Michigan Cannabis Industry

Fraser

Cannabis Law cannabis caregivers marijuana medical marijuana Michigan cannabis Michigan Cannabis Manufacturers AssociationIn a burgeoning industry such as legal cannabis in Michigan, one of the things you can count on is a frequently changing legal and regulatory landscape. There were several noteworthy developments in October that those competing in the industry should be aware of.

China Loosens Anti-COVID Regulations After Protests

NACM

China's strong zero-COVID stance, which disrupted manufacturing and global trade, sparked protests last week."People China eased COVID-19 regulations and virus test requirements for some public places on Wednesday, according to AP News.

Best Lithium Stocks for July 2022

Nerd Wallet

Lithium is a critical material for manufacturing batteries used in laptops, cell phones and electric vehicles, or EVs. Best lithium stocks The following stocks are involved in the mining, manufacturing or distribution of lithium.

CFPB Releases Guidance For Dealing with Former Employees

Account Recovery

One of the new shows I have watched and enjoyed recently is “Dopesick,” a limited series about the opioid crisis and how the drug was sold by its manufacturer.

Construction Workforce Shortages Pose Risk to Infrastructure Projects

NACM

Construction workforce shortages undermine the industry's ability to complete projects on schedule and threaten the success of new federal investments in infrastructure and manufacturing, according to data from the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) and Autodesk."Construction

3 Trends in B2B Credit: Podcast

NACM

The manufacturing sector is indicating recession conditions, according to the latest CMI report. ? This week's episode of NACM's Extra Credit podcast hits 3?? major trends in the B2B credit world!1.

What Is MSRP?

Nerd Wallet

MSRP is an acronym that stands for manufacturer’s suggested retail price. It’s how much a carmaker recommends a dealer should sell a new car for. However, that’s all it is: a recommendation. Dealers can choose to sell a vehicle for either below or above MSRP.