An Introduction to Check Kiting

The following is an article reprinted with permission from The WWR Letter:  An Introduction to Check Kiting By: Jim Doran, Esquire and Benjamin Turk, Esquire If you were to ask someone what check kiting is, most likely you would receive a response such as, “Yes, I know what that is, it has to do with bank accounts…right?” More often…

Kiva

I had heard about Kiva some months ago. It sounded like an interesting concept. In essence, it’s peer-to-peer lending for small businesses and entrepreneurs in developing countries. You need a PayPal account and at least $25, although when I tried it, Kiva seemed to take credit cards too. I don’t know if there’s a fee for that because I…

Can Non-Attorneys Represent Credit Unions in Unemployment Compensation Hearings?

The following is an article reprinted with permission from The WWR Letter. Can Non-Attorneys Represent Credit Unions in Unemployment Compensation Hearings? By: Mike Dougherty, Esquire There is a power struggle going on between the Pennsylvania Courts and the Pennsylvania Legislature over who has the authority to regulate the practice of law at unemployment compensation hearings.…