Archive for 2019

  • Peterson Receives Patriot Award, Nominated by Paralegal and TSgt Angela TerMeer

    March 18, 2019 dehs
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    At a program March 18 at Davenport Evans, the South Dakota Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) presented attorney Mitch Peterson with the Patriot Award. Peterson was nominated by Angela TerMeer, a paralegal at Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith, LLP and Technical Sergeant for the 114 Fighter Wing of the South Dakota Air National Guard.

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  • The CFPB Pendulum Swings

    February 26, 2019 dehs
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    Recent enforcement actions and notices of proposed rulemaking from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau may indicate that Bureau’s official actions are swinging away from “regulation by enforcement” through extensive fines and regulatory burdens on lending activities. Davenport Evans lawyer Rita M. Edwards explains.
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  • CFPB Mines Gold from Sterling!

    January 24, 2019 dehs
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    On January 16, the CFPB and the New York Attorney General announced a settlement of claims against Sterling Jewelers, Inc., including brands Kay Jewelers, Goodman, and Jared the Galleria of Jewelry. According to the Complaint, Sterling engaged in unfair and deceptive business practices and violated TILA and Regulation Z in connection with the marketing and sale of credit products at their retail jewelry locations. Davenport Evans lawyer Keith Gauer examines the settlement and provides practical suggestions for banks to consider when originating credit products through third parties at points of sale.

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  • Why You Need An Employment Lawyer: Jean Bender on Keloland Living

    January 07, 2019 dehs
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    Employers today face new challenges. They must navigate the changing world of online recruitment, marijuana laws, and the evolving scope of harassment in the workplace. South Dakota Employment lawyer Jean Bender recently provided some practical insights on these topics on Keloland Living. Check out the video here or via Keloland Television.

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  • Davenport Evans Announces New Partner Kalen Biord

    January 04, 2019 dehs
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    Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith, LLP is pleased to announce that Kalen K. Biord has become a partner in the firm. A South Dakota native, Kalen joined Davenport Evans in 2017 after practicing in Wyoming for a number of years.

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