On Monday, November 3, 2014, Judge Richard J. Leon of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia struck down the disparate impact rule promulgated by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (“HUD”) in March 2013 under the Fair Housing Act. The court held that HUD had issued the rule—codified at 24 C.F.R. § 100.500—in contravention of the plain language of the Fair Housing Act. The case is styled American Insurance Association, et al. v. United States Department of Housing & Urban Development, et al., Case No. 1:13-cv-00966-RJL (D.D.C.).
By: Robert P. Zinn
Acquisition for payments startups and growing companies is a fact of life. And, whether acquisition is your reason for being or you want to grow old with the company you’ve founded, it’s best to be prepared. This article will tell you why early preparation is important and practical things you can do prepare—before live bullets are flying and a sale transaction is at hand.
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