SEC’s Final Executive Compensation Clawback Rules

On October 26, 2022, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted new listing standards and rules to implement Section 954 (which added Section 10D to the Securities Exchange Act of 1934) of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 (“Dodd-Frank Act”). A link to the SEC final rule release is included at the end of this memorandum under the heading “References.” Consistent with Section 10D of

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Essential 2022 Employee Handbook Updates

By Elizabeth (Liz) Hartsel  Employment attorneys are regularly asked to review and update their client’s employee handbooks and for good reason! Employee handbooks should not be a case of “set it and forget it.” Instead, they require annual adjustments to reflect changes to corporate policies or local, state or federal laws and regulations. Don’t have an employee handbook and don’t think you need one? Better rethink that – employee handbooks

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Complying with the Colorado Healthy Family Workplace Act HFWA — What Employers Should Do Now

By Elizabeth (Liz) Tillotson Hartsel Employers should be aware that beginning on January 1, 2022, all employers with at least one employee in Colorado must provide paid sick leave to their employees. This is an extension of SB20-205, known as the “Healthy Families and Workplaces Act” (“HFWA”), which initially went into effect on January 1, 2021. Pursuant to the HFWA, employers must provide at least one hour of paid sick

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Why We Care

At Fortis Law Partners, we place great emphasis on making a difference in the lives of others. Our attorneys offer their time and expertise to a variety of meaningful causes through their individual pro bono work. As a firm, we take pride in sponsoring events that help address the needs of the communities in which we live and work. Two such events are coming up soon. We want to share

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Effective as of 8:00 a.m. on March 17, 2020, and through at least May 11, 2020, the sale of all liquor, beer, and wine, as well as the sale of food from restaurants, was restricted to carry-out, drive-through, and delivery only, effectively shuttering the doors of many local establishments. These measures were delivered swiftly, with little advance notice, on St. Patrick’s Day, one of the biggest drinking days of the

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Fortis Law Partners Recognized with Super Lawyer Status

Fortis Law Partners, a leading Denver-based law firm, is pleased to announce that co-founders Julie Herzog and Christine Lamb have been selected as Super Lawyers for 2019. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding attorneys from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Only 5 percent of nominees are selected as a Super Lawyer. Recognized as a Super Lawyer

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