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November 23, 2015
Effective December 1, 2015, creditors will need to use a different proof of claim form in bankruptcy cases. This article summarizes the main changes to the new proof of claim form.
November 19, 2015
November 2015
The Mine Line provides operators and other interested parties with timely and important legal developments to further sharpen their knowledge and skills on MSHA rules and enforcement tendencies — above and below ground. Stay up to date with everything that is happening in the industry and of course, what is impacting your operations.
November 17, 2015
November 16, 2015
Mine operators in coal and metal/nonmetal sectors of the mining industry have long struggled with managing the compliance and safety issues posed by independent contractors working on mine property. This issue has gotten more complex and difficult to navigate due to the current regulatory environment, heightened MSHA enforcement, and policy directives focused on work place examinations and the restraints on time and resources available to mine operator safety and management personnel, among others.
November 13, 2015
The Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act (Compassionate Use Act) was signed by Governor Quinn on August 1, 2013 and went into effect on January 1, 2014. The Compassionate Use Act legalizes the use of medical marijuana in Illinois by qualifying individuals.
November 11, 2015