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Arizona Politics 2010: The Year That Was SB 1070

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by in Columnist Spotlight | Politics

It’s the start of 2011. This is usually when everyone writes top 10 lists for the year just past. I was going to write a “top 10 political stories of 2010 column,” when it occurred to me that was the year of one main significant political story. Oh, there were plenty of important political happenings.… Read More →

State And Federal Laws Are Putting More Responsibility On Businesses To Manage Foreign National Employees

Manage Foreign National Employees - AZ Business Magazine Jul/Aug 2010

Arizona’s Support Our Law Enforcement and Safe Neighborhoods Act, better known as SB 1070, is due to be implemented this month, and will grant expanded investigation powers to police and enable arrest based on an officer’s reasonable suspicion that an individual is in Arizona illegally. The difficulty for businesses is obvious – employers are the… Read More →

Businesses Need To Prepare For A New Federal Rule Aimed At Stopping Identity Theft

Federal Rule Aimed At Stopping Identity Theft - AZ Business Magazine June 2010

Starting this month, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will begin enforcing a new law, the Red Flags Rule, to combat identity theft. It regulates most businesses that sell goods or services without a contemporaneous payment. It requires businesses to adopt written policies identifying and addressing red flags of identity theft patterns, practices or specific activities… Read More →