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Overview of the Corporate Transparency Act

The Corporate Transparency Act (31 U.S.C.A. § 5336) was enacted by Congress in 2021 and went into effect on January 1, 2024. The Act requires many companies doing business in the United States to report information about their “beneficial owners”, the individuals who...

Illinois Employment Law – Updates

In January of this year, the Illinois legislature enacted a number of new or amended acts that will change Illinois employment law. First, the One Day Rest in Seven Act (“ODRISA”) has been amended to revise employees’ mandatory rest and to revise employe meal periods....

Illinois Freedom to Work Act- Updates

In January of this year, the Illinois Freedom to Work Act 820 ILCS 90/1 (“Act”) was amended. The recent amendment will have an effect on employer’s non-compete and/or non-solicitation agreements with their employees. Notably, the changes to the Act increased the...