By Sarah Ratner (firstname.lastname@example.org; 804.665.1043) Effective July 1, the Virginia Values Act fundamentally re-writes the Virginia Human Rights Act (VHRA)—with significant practical consequences for employers large and small. Publicity surrounding the Act has focused on its addition of sexual orientation and gender identity to VDHA’s list of protected characteristics. Such changes add Virginia to the […]
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With all schools in Virginia closed through the end of the academic year, parents of children with disabilities suddenly find their children without the programming, structure, and supports they need to access the general education curriculum and make meaningful progress on their educational goals. The unfortunate reality is that online classes and other remote learning […]
OVERVIEW In December, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) issued Regulatory Notice 17-42, requesting comment on proposed changes to the expungement process for customer dispute information. Through requests for expungement, associated persons seek to remove allegations made by customers from the Central Registration Depository (“CRD”) and from FINRA’s publicly-accessible BrokerCheck system (which draws information from […]