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Recent Articles / Publications

In the most recent chapter of the Rosenberg involuntary bankruptcy, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals has held that when a case “arising under” the Bankruptcy Code is tried by the District Court, the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure govern. Rosenberg v. DVI Receivables XIV, LLC, No. 14-14620 (11th Cir. April 8, 2016).
4/13/2016
Houston Special Counsel John D. Surma and Partner Collin G. Warren authored a piece titled “Considerations When Preparing for an OSHA Interview,” which appeared in the April 8, 2016 issue of the DRI newsletter, The Voice of the Defense Bar. In the piece, the two offer 16 general considerations that should be considered when preparing company employees for interaction with OSHA.
4/8/2016
Special Counsel, Leslie A. Wickes, with the Jacksonville office of Adams and Reese, authored “Lost ESI – What Does New FRCP 37 Mean For You?” appearing in the 2016 1st Quarter Newsletter of the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) North Florida Chapter.
3/31/2016

Recent Newsletters / Alerts

In the most recent chapter of the Rosenberg involuntary bankruptcy, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals has held that when a case “arising under” the Bankruptcy Code is tried by the District Court, the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure govern. Rosenberg v. DVI Receivables XIV, LLC, No. 14-14620 (11th Cir. April 8, 2016).
4/13/2016
On March 25, 2016, OSHA published new rules that will impact the way employers handle silica exposure in the workplace. One rule covers General Industry and Maritime and the other covers Construction. Both rules go into effect 90 days after publication- June 23, 2016.
3/30/2016
Landowners, lenders, contractors and title agents should familiarize themselves with the new requirements. Land title surveys are performed for a number of reasons by land owners, purchasers and lenders. The surveys generally: confirm the validity of the legal description of the property; identify the relationship of the property to adjoining properties; confirm the relationship of the recorded description of the property lines to the measured description of the property lines; identify the location of buildings and other improvements; and identify the location of easements or rights set out in recorded documents and by an inspection of the property which may reveal matters not of record.
3/16/2016

Recent Seminars / Presentations

With the success of two prior conferences, the Memphis World Trade Club, Adams and Reese, FedEx, Canada and CN Worldwide are partnering to host the 3rd Annual Memphis Multi Modal Conference, “Global Logistics and the Global Economy." The conference brings together the transportation and logistics industry in a stimulating forum that encourages dialogue with and insight from Federal, State and local officials as well as leading intermodal and international experts from Fortune 500 companies.  The conference will be held at The Peabody Hotel, 149 Union Avenue, in Memphis on May 11 and 12.
Building on the success of three prior conferences, the Memphis World Trade Club, CN, Flextronics, Adams and Reese LLP, and FedEx are partnering with other corporate supporters and Canada to host the 4th Annual Memphis Multi Modal Conference, “Memphis: Gateway to the World."  Drawing from a wide representative range in the transportation and logistics industry, the conference offers a stimulating forum comprised of leading intermodal and international experts from Fortune 500 businesses, as well as representatives from Federal, State and local government.  The conference will be held at The Peabody Hotel, 149 Union Avenue in Memphis on May 11 and 12.

Recent Events

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Adams and Reese is hosting a Forestry Law Seminar in conjunction with the College of Forestry and Agriculture at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas on Thursday, April 21, 2005.  The one-day seminar is designed for professional law managers, landowners, private consultants, bankers, industrial foresters and realtors.
4/21/2005