Month: February 2020

Virginia’s Workers’ Compensation And Undocumented Workers: Are Employers Liable For Paying Benefits?

02/18/2020Narcisse, Dustin T.

Undocumented workers in Virginia are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits but not to the same extent as workers who are legally eligible to work in the United States. This concept is commonly misunderstood by workers, employers and workers’ compensation insurers alike. Before analyzing the legal landscape as it pertains to undocumented workers and their eligibility… Read more »

Department of Defense Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification


02/14/2020Gallo, Jonathan V.

 The Next Step Toward Cybersecurity Compliance for Defense Contractors On January 31, 2020, the Department of Defense (DoD) released the greatly anticipated Version 1.0 of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) marking another step toward the DoD’s goal of enhancing the protection of sensitive information within the supply chain throughout the Defense Industrial Base (DIB). … Read more »

Virginia Companies Doing Business With California Residents

02/12/2020Gallo, Jonathan V.

Take Notice; The California Consumer Privacy Law Took Effect on New Year’s Day! On January 1, 2020, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) took effect, and with it come additional data privacy rights provisions that affect certain businesses that collect or sell the personal information of California residents.  This post will summarize the main provisions… Read more »