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New South Dakota Law Prohibits Healthcare Non-Compete Agreements

New South Dakota Law Prohibits Healthcare Non-Compete Agreements

Healthcare providers and employees should take note of the recent passage of South Dakota House Bill 1154, which becomes effective on July 1, 2021. Davenport Evans lawyer Mike Srstka explains. The new law prohibits the inclusion of non-compete clauses in employment...

The ABCs of Risk Management

The ABCs of Risk Management

Banks today face many risks – credit risk, operational risk, liquidity risk – many of which are managed by well-trained individuals specializing in a given area of concern. The same is true of compliance risk, which is generally the responsibility of the bank’s...

Davenport Evans Lawyers Ranked Tier One by Chambers 2021

Davenport Evans Lawyers Ranked Tier One by Chambers 2021

Lawyers from Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith LLP in Sioux Falls, SD have again been ranked Tier One by Chambers USA. In South Dakota, rankings are given in five categories: Corporate/Commercial Law, Corporate/Commercial: Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Labor &...

Announcing 2021 Davenport Evans Scholarship Recipients

Announcing 2021 Davenport Evans Scholarship Recipients

Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith Law Firm in Sioux Falls, SD announces their 2021 scholarship recipients. Davenport Evans awards $20,000 in scholarships annually through the Sioux Falls Area Community Foundation. The scholarships have benefited over 250 high...

What are the Alternatives to Guardianship? Answers from ACTEC

What are the Alternatives to Guardianship? Answers from ACTEC

What is guardianship, also known as conservatorship, and what are the alternatives to guardianship? ACTEC Fellows Professor David M. English and Tara Anne Pleat discuss the options and what to consider when planning for the future. Learn how a power of attorney, a...

Davenport Evans Welcomes 2021 Summer Associates Kober and Leddy

Davenport Evans Welcomes 2021 Summer Associates Kober and Leddy

Davenport Evans is pleased to welcome its 2021 summer associate class, Dillon D. Kober and Kiera L. Leddy. Davenport Evans has a long history of hiring law students who participate in the firm’s summer associate program. Dillon D. Kober attends the University of South...

Job Advertising: Avoiding Discrimination When Hiring

Job Advertising: Avoiding Discrimination When Hiring

Advertising nationally for employment positions can present numerous issues as state laws vary widely. The following are some suggestions on dos and don’ts for advertising, as prepared by Davenport Evans lawyer Justin T. Clarke for the Employment Law eNewsletter. Sign...

The Corporate Transparency Act: Will It Impact My Bank?

The Corporate Transparency Act: Will It Impact My Bank?

On April 5, 2021, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) published an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPR) seeking feedback through May 5 from financial institutions (and others) regarding the beneficial ownership reporting requirements to be...

Highlights from the 2021 South Dakota Legislative Session

Highlights from the 2021 South Dakota Legislative Session

Despite COVID, some interesting discussions on use of federal funds to fight COVID, and some splits in the majority party over certain issues, the 2021 Legislature was generally positive for banks and trust companies. For trust companies and bank trust departments,...

Randi Van Der Sloot Named 2021 KELOLAND Remarkable Woman

Randi Van Der Sloot Named 2021 KELOLAND Remarkable Woman

Last December, KELOLAND asked you to nominate the remarkable woman in your life for some special recognition. They received dozens of incredible nominations from all over KELOLAND. They selected four finalists to share more of their stories on KELOLAND Living,...