CFPB's New Prepaid Rule Effective as of April 1, 2019

Apr 11, 2019

The new rule is designed to provide additional protections to users of prepaid products and made several amendments to its existing Prepaid Rule under Regulation E and Regulation Z.

Brandes and Kinkead to Present at Iowa Association for Justice Family Law Seminar

Apr 8, 2019

Attorneys Matt Brandes and Rae Kinkead will be speaking at the Iowa Association for Justice Family Law Seminar on Thursday, April 11 in Coralville. Mr. Brandes is co-presenting “Family Law Dos & Don’ts,” and Ms. Kinkead will be making her third appearance at the event, presenting on transitional alimony.

Paul Morf Joins Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation Board

Apr 2, 2019

Attorney Paul Morf recently became a member of the Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation (INHF) Board of Directors. The INHF is a statewide nonprofit conservation organization that works with landowners and public agencies to restore and preserve Iowa’s land, water and wildlife.

Alexandria Ransom Published in USLAW Magazine

Mar 29, 2019

Attorney Alexandria Ransom has written an article which was published in the spring issue of USLAW Magazine. The article, "To Be or Not To Be... A Fiduciary: Examining the Revised CFP Code" discusses recent revisions to the Certified Financial Planning (CFP) Code, the role it plays in the regulatory scheme and the criticisms of it.

Department of Labor Issues New Proposed Overtime Rule

Mar 13, 2019

On March 7, 2019, the Department of Labor issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that makes changes to the federal overtime regulations.

Lynn Hartman Joins the National Association of Bond Lawyers

Feb 7, 2019

Attorney Lynn Hartman has joined the National Association of Bond Lawyers (NABL). The NABL is a specialty bar association of approximately 2,700 attorneys from across the country who represent participants in public finance transactions.

AbouAssaly Gives 25th Annual Marion State of the City Address

Feb 1, 2019

Marion Mayor, Nick AbouAssaly, spoke at the 25th Annual Marion State of the City Address on Thursday, January 31.

Morf and AbouAssaly Recognized at Linn County Bar Association Event

Jan 25, 2019

The Linn County Bar Association’s (LCBA) 2019 Bench-Bar event was held at the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, Carnegie Library on January 24. Attorneys Darrel Morf and Nicholas AbouAssaly of Simmons Perrine Moyer Bergman PLC were recognized at the annual meeting.

Paul Morf Elected Board President of the Iowa Academy of Trust & Estate Counsel

Jan 17, 2019

Attorney Paul Morf has been elected President by the Board of Directors of the Iowa Academy of Trust and Estate Counsel (IATEC). Paul has served as IATEC’s Vice President since it was established in 2012. Membership to IATEC is by invitation only and is limited to 250 Iowa attorneys.

Kyle Wilcox to Present on Special Needs Trusts at the Arc of East Central Iowa

Jan 7, 2019

Attorney Kyle Wilcox will co-present “Special Needs Trusts” with Thrivent Financial representative, Teresa Hackenmiller at the Arc of East Central Iowa at 5:30 PM on Wednesday, February 20.

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