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Court Bonds 01.05.2021

What If The Will’s Executor Steals from Beneficiaries?

Unfortunately, it sometimes happens. Executor bonds are an important way to protect the beneficiaries named in the will. Confronting Irregularities Ordinarily, as a will is prepared, an executor is named to administer it when the…
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What If The Will’s Executor Steals from Beneficiaries?
Court Bonds 01.05.2021

Civil Court Case Appeals: Understanding the Process

The losing party in a civil court case can appeal the decision but is often required to secure an appeal bond. In an appellate court there is no jury—judges review the case for possible errors…
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Civil Court Case Appeals: Understanding the Process
Cyber 01.01.2021

Head’s Up for Plan Sponsors: 2021 Will Be Hopping!

Experts anticipate that 2021 could bring plan sponsors more regulatory action to keep on top of—and increased litigation concerns too. Trends and Predictions With cybersecurity increasingly a challenge, some legal experts predict that in 2021,…
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Head’s Up for Plan Sponsors: 2021 Will Be Hopping!
Surety Bonds 01.01.2021

Accelerating Public Works

Because of the pandemic, cities like New York are figuring out how to speed up the building process. Cutting out archaic, bureaucratic processes is becoming a must. The Status Quo Has Got To Go More…
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Accelerating Public Works
Surety Bonds 12.31.2020

Growth Forecast: Data Center Construction

At work and at home, we are creating, analyzing and sharing more and more data at faster and faster speeds. Headed into 2021, new storage centers are in high demand. Data Creates Demand for Brick…
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Growth Forecast: Data Center Construction
Surety Bonds 12.31.2020

Commercial Construction Outlook

  The  U.S. Chamber of Commerce finds reason for optimism with the release of the fourth quarter Commercial Construction Index (CCI). Most contractors anticipate the new year will bring sufficient new business, with one in…
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Commercial Construction Outlook
Cyber 12.31.2020

Retirement Plan Audits and Cybersecurity

As plan sponsors put cybersecurity protections in place, they will find it helpful to prepare for related questions from benefit plan auditors. Follow The Auditors Although the Department of Labor has not issued specific guidance…
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Retirement Plan Audits and Cybersecurity
Cyber 12.31.2020

Cybersecurity Forecast for 2021

Many of us have started paying increased attention to cybersecurity at work and at home. Experts advise that we are nowhere near done with data protection. Disruption Opens More Possibilities for Criminals The space between…
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Cybersecurity Forecast for 2021
12.31.2020

What’s a Trustee To Do: Facing Volatile Markets

A trustee must follow the prudent investor rule in managing the assets of a trust. Keep in mind: this is a process-based standard—not a performance-based one. Investing Trust Assets Volatile markets present unique challenges to…
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What’s a Trustee To Do: Facing Volatile Markets