Posts made in March, 2015


Yesterday the Supreme Court issued a decision in the case of Perez v. Mortgage Bankers Association. This case, which centered on a Department of Labor (DOL) Opinion Letter, is important and relevant for any individual or business that has ever relied on an agency opinion letter or interpretive document.   The central question in the Perez case was whether the DOL has the authority to amend or repeal interpretive rules (in this...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 3, 2015) – Effective January 31, 2015, the Small Business Council of America (SBCA), announced Karen Rotgin, Esq. of The Rotgin Law Firm as the newest member of the SBCA’s Board of Directors. Thala Rolnick, CPA, of Thala T. Rolnick, CPA, PLLC, Sun City, AZ and Mitchell Sharpe, CPA, of Sharpe, Kawam, Carmosino & Company, LLC, Boontown Township, NJ, were also announced as new members of the SBCA Business...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 3, 2015) – Effective January 31, 2015, Gary Kushner, SPHR, CBP, has been named President of the Small Business Council of America (SBCA). In addition to his wide-ranging experience in Washington, Mr. Kushner is a leading expert on human resource and employee benefits, and is President and CEO of Kushner and Company, based in Portage, MI. Mr. Kushner will succeed Alson Martin, Esq. who has decided to step down...

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