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Banking & Commercial

Giving Through A Charitable Remainder Trust

A Charitable Remainder Trust (CRT) is an irrevocable tax-exempt trust providing an income stream to non-charitable beneficiaries for life or a determined period of time with the remainder going to...

Drop and Swap Strategy Aided by Recent Ohio Law Means Boon for Real Estate Investors

For many years, experienced commercial real estate (CRE) investors in Ohio have structured real estate purchases as an entity purchase and sale, often referred to as a “drop and swap.”...

New US Supreme Court Ruling Hands Arbitration Another Win Favorable to Employers

The United States Supreme Court decided a case in favor of arbitration agreements, which is a win for employers.   The Court specifically determined that a lower court must stay a...

Cryptocurrency: Buyer Beware

Although cryptocurrencies have existed for over two decades, they have garnered considerably more attention in recent years. A majority of this attention has put a spotlight on cryptocurrencies and the...

The Flexibility and Traps of Ohio’s New LLC Act

Ohio’s new limited liability company act became effective February 11, 2022 and is a complete replacement of Ohio’s LLC law based on the American Bar Association’s prototype LLC act. The ...

Attorney Spotlight: Tony Bickel

Tony Bickel, Partner Practice Areas:  Real Estate, Banking & Commercial, Business Organizations & Taxation, and Corporate Law What Led You to Become a Transactional/Corporate Lawyer? I gravitated towards transactional work...

Kentucky Adopts New Legislation For Estate Creditors

Recently enacted House Bill 435 returns the timeframe and conditions in which creditors must present claims against a decedent’s estate under KRS 396.011 to those in place prior to 2020...

Attorney Spotlight: Betsy Weber

Betsy Weber, Partner Practice Areas:  Business, Banking, and Commercial Law What led you to become a lawyer? I am a 5th generation lawyer. Honestly, when I was younger, career choices...

The New $1.9 Trillion Stimulus Package: What You Need To Know

The Senate passed a budget resolution on Friday for President Biden’s $1.9 trillion American Rescue (stimulus) Plan. With a Senate vote of 50-50, Vice President Kamala Harris cast her vote...

DBL Law Partner Elected To UpSpring Board

DBL Law partner Angie Gates has been elected to the UpSpring Board of Trustees. Angie leads DBL Law’s Banking & Commercial practice group. She also practices in the firm’s Construction,...
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