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OSHA Throws in Towel on Emergency

January 27, 2022 — While OSHA has withdrawn the ETS, OSHA confirmed that "the agency is not withdrawing the ETS as a proposed [permanent] rule" (emphasis added) and that it "is prioritizing its resources to focus on finalizing a permanent COVID-19 Healthcare Standard."

Press Releases

Lowndes Welcomes Real Estate Attorney Logan Opsahl

January 25, 2022 — Lowndes is pleased to announce that Logan Opsahl has joined the firm as an associate attorney in the firm’s Real Estate Department. He focuses his practice on commercial real estate transactions, land use, eminent domain and local government issues.

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CMS Vaccine Rule Stands: Providers Caught Between Federal Mandate and Florida Restrictions

January 18, 2022 — CMS takes the position that any state law contrary to the CMS Rule is preempted by the CMS Rule. Florida’s Attorney General acknowledges this possibility in the FAQs on the website.

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Supreme Court Blocks OSHA Vaccinate-or-Test Rule, Allows Healthcare Worker Mandate

January 13, 2022 — The Supreme Court’s stay of the ETS relieves large employers from compliance with the ETS. However, the vaccine mandate for healthcare workers is allowed to go into effect nationwide.

Press Releases

Hospitality Attorney Ormend Yeilding Rejoins Lowndes

January 12, 2022 — Lowndes is pleased to announce that Ormend Yeilding has rejoined the firm as co-chair of the firm’s Hospitality & Leisure Group. Yeilding will continue to concentrate his practice on hotel and resort transactions.

Announcements

Tara Tedrow Presenter on Florida Cannabis Law for Suncoast Bankers Compliance Association

January 11, 2022 — Tara Tedrow discussed the current cannabis landscape in Florida during a webinar for the Suncoast Bankers Compliance Association, Inc.

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Buying or Selling in Florida? Beware of Mineral Rights

January 10, 2022 — When buying or selling property subject to mineral reservations, there are ways to minimize their potential adverse impact on the proposed transaction.

Announcements

Drew Sorrell Authors Cybersecurity and Ransomware Article for Orlando Inno

January 04, 2022 — Drew Sorrell has authored an article entitled "5 Steps to Avoid Becoming the Next Victim of A Ransomware Attack" for Orlando Inno, a multi-media platform launched in partnership with the Orlando Business Journal that covers headlines focused on innovation, technology and Cen

Media Coverage

Lake County Community with Thousands of Homes Moves Toward Development

January 04, 2022 — Shareholder Tara Tedrow was quoted in an Orlando Business Journal article regarding Whispering Hills, a proposed master-planned community with nearly 3,000 homes in Lake County, Fla.

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