An Analysis of Ohio’s New Foreclosure Laws

The following is a client advisory that was sent out today to WWR’s clients: An Analysis of Ohio’s New Foreclosure Laws By: Larry R. Rothenberg, Esq.   Ohio’s Substitute House Bill 138, which revises many of the procedures in foreclosure actions, becomes effective on September 11, 2008.  The bill originated in response to complaints by…

Dormant Accounts and Escheatment

The following is an article reprinted with permission from the upcoming Summer 2008 edition of The WWR Letter:  Dormant Accounts and Escheatment By: Matthew Burg, Esquire “A penny saved is a penny earned”…well, unless the account becomes dormant. This old adage obviously did not contemplate dormant accounts and the state’s power of escheatment. Credit unions, like banks, must deal…

Using Employee Pictures and Related Items Without Consent

The following is an article reprinted with permission from the upcoming Summer 2008 edition of The WWR Letter:  Using Employee Pictures and Related Items Without Consent By: A.J. Ober, Esquire The rapid development and use of the Internet and high-speed communication devices such as BlackBerrys and camera phones over the past decade has given renewed rise to concerns regarding…

Vendor Credentials- High or Low Risk?

The following is an article reprinted with permission from the upcoming Summer 2008 edition of The WWR Letter:  Vendor Credentials- High or Low Risk? By: Sara Donnersbach, Esquire Verifying a vendor’s credentials, as well as those of its principals, is essential before providing an outsider access to business assets, facilities and workforce. In today’s business environment, failing to screen…

New Developments in Identity Theft

The following is an article reprinted with permission from the upcoming Summer 2008 edition of The WWR Letter:  New Developments in Identity Theft By: David Wolfe, Esquire Identity theft is the fastest-growing crime in the United States and topped the list of consumer fraud complaints filed with the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) for seven years in a row through…