Law and Government

Small Business Bankruptcy Reforms You Need to Know

Key changes covered here: prompt deadlines protection from vengeful creditors class of creditors not needed to approve a plan absolute priority rule eliminated independent...

Legacy Alabama Air Co. Awarded $2.1 Million against Boeing

A Birmingham jury Thursday awarded plaintiff Alabama Aircraft Industries $2.1 million in damages in a long running suit against Boeing Co. Based in Birmingham, AAI...

Gun Law Showdown at Frog Festival

The City of Sumiton, population 2,520, had better lawyer up before the showdown it's headed for with BamaCarry Inc., an outspoken defender of gun...

U.S. Foreign Direct Investment Regulations

Effective February 13, 2020, foreign investment in U.S. businesses and real estate will require pre-deal diligence and timely filings to comply with U.S. law.

ALDOT Pulling a Shell Game, Lawsuit Claims

Not so fast with that switcheroo, says a suit filed by some of the largest agricultural landowners in north Alabama against the Alabama Department...

Big City Mayors Huddle for Bigger Cut of Internet Sales Taxes

When the mayors of Alabama's 10 largest cities met recently on policy issues they want to push in the Legislature, a fairer share of...

$7 Million in Rebuild Alabama Funds Earmarked for Local Projects

The backlog of road projects in Alabama just got some needed funding. Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Transportation have released a...

Department of Revenue Threatens Low-Income Housing, Suit Says

Unusual new rules adopted by the Alabama Department of Revenue threaten development of affordable housing in Alabama by treating low-income housing incentives as taxable...

Trump Nomination for U.S. District Judge, Northern Alabama

Anna Manasco, a partner in Bradley Arant Boult Cumming’s Birmingham office, will be nominated by President Donald Trump to serve as a judge on...

Huffaker Confirmed as Federal Judge

R. Austin Huffaker Jr., a Montgomery attorney, has been confirmed as the newest federal judge for the middle district of Alabama. Huffaker was nominated by...

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