Kaufman and Canoles



International Business Advisory - Distribution Agreements Under International Sales Laws
Unless specifically disclaimed by agreement of the parties, most sales contracts entered into by U.S. companies to export or import goods are governed by the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG). With the exception of the United Kingdom and Hong Kong, most of our major trading partners have joined the USA as 'contracting states' under the CISG.
By Charles V. McPhillips

Private Client Services Update - Long Term Care Insurance... Is it Here for the Long Haul?
With increasing life expectancies and soaring medical and healthcare costs, even the most junior of those in the workforce and beyond are facing fears about how they and their family members will be able to pay the costs associated with the care they may require as seniors, while still preserving at least a portion of what they worked so hard for during their lifetimes for the benefit of their family members and favorite charities upon their passing.
By Vonda W. Chappell

Employee Benefits Update - Spring 2014
- Appeals Court Ruling Raises Pension Liability Issues for Private Equity Funds
- Avoid DOL Audit Hassles and Penalties by Wrapping Up Welfare Plan Compliance
- IRS Audits Focusing on Staffing Agency Per Diem
- Employee Benefits Landscape for Same-Sex Couples Still Uncertain
By ESOPs & Employee Benefits

Press Releases

Stephen E. Story Selected as "2014 Legal Eagle" in National Publication
Kaufman & Canoles is pleased to announce that Stephen E. Story was selected by his peers and clients as a “2014 Legal Eagle,” one of the nation’s “Top Lawyers in Franchising,” by Franchise Times magazine. 
About Stephen E. Story

James W. C. Canup Named Co-Chair of Kaufman & Canoles' Business Taxation Practice Group
Kaufman & Canoles is pleased to announce that James W.C. Canup was recently named Co-Chair of the firm’s Business Taxation Practice Group.
About James W.C. Canup

Matthew B. Chmiel Named Partner at Kaufman & Canoles
Kaufman & Canoles is pleased to announce that Matthew B. Chmiel has become a partner of the firm.
About Matthew B. Chmiel


Kaufman & Canoles Represents Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust in Initial Public Offering
Kaufman & Canoles, P.C., is pleased to announce that Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust, Inc. (WHLR), successfully completed the initial public offering of its common shares on the Nasdaq Capital Market.
About Charles E. Land, Bradley A. Haneberg and Jonathan B. Reed

Kaufman & Canoles Represents Bank of America in Financing of New Retail at Williamsburg Pottery
Kaufman & Canoles recently served as bank counsel in connection with a $10,000,000 loan by Bank of America, N.A. to finance the development of three new retail buildings for the Williamsburg Pottery in Williamsburg, Virginia.
About Otto W. Konrad

Kaufman & Canoles Represents Taylor Farms in Conditional Use Permit Application
Kaufman & Canoles recently represented Taylor Farms Land Company, LLC in its application for a conditional use permit before the Virginia Beach City Council to allow a large scale sand borrow pit on a portion of its property.
About Ann K. Crenshaw