Articles From Adam M. Fleming

Supreme Court invalidation of DOMA provisions may require retirement and health plans to extend spousal benefits to Illinois civil union partners; May extend federal tax benefits By Adam M. Fleming Corporate Law Departments, August 2013 In light of the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent landmark decision in U.S. v. Windsor, which invalidated Section 3 of the federal Defense of Marriage Act, the full ramifications of the Supreme Court’s holding are just beginning to come into focus.
Attachment and perfection of security interests in LLC membership interests By Adam M. Fleming Business and Securities Law, December 2010 Some keys to understanding the Limited Liability Company and membership interests.
Contradictory changes by P.A. 096-0648 and 096-0649 to Section 107.50 of Not For Profit Corporation Act cause uncertainty By Adam M. Fleming Business and Securities Law, December 2009 On August 24, 2009, Governor Quinn signed Public Acts 96-648 (SB 1285) and 96-649 (SB 1390) into law. P.A. 96-649 is a comprehensive and thoughtful revision to numerous sections of the Illinois General Not For Profit Corporation Act that aspires to streamline the operations of Illinois nonprofits, particularly with respect to electronic voting for officers, directors, or representatives. Its effective date is January 1, 2010.
The Illinois Personnel Records Review Act: Do I really have to give him the secret memo? By Stephen E. Balogh & Adam M. Fleming Labor and Employment Law, June 2008 At a recent meeting of the Labor & Employment Law Section Council, members became embroiled in an argument over a question none could answer with certainty.
Seventh Circuit speaks on Abstention Doctrine By Stephen E. Balogh & Adam M. Fleming Federal Civil Practice, September 2006 Recently, in Tyrer v. City of South Beloit, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit provided further guidance on the federal abstention doctrine.

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