News

ITAR, the International Traffic in Arms Regulations, might sound like something from a James Bond movie, but it applies to more than you might realize and as such, might be worth an assessment of what your company exports.  The Arms Export Control Act (the AECA) authorizes the U.S. President to control the import and the…

Read More

The recently enacted “Reasonable Accommodations for Pregnant Workers Act” requires Maryland employers to provide reasonable accommodations to women suffering from pregnancy-related disabilities. The Act, which took effect October 1, applies to all employers with at least 15 employees for each working day in each of 20 or more calendar weeks.  

Read More

Several surprises lurk in federal copyright law that are often revealed to employers after it is too late to avoid harsh consequences.  Most employers mistakenly assume that everything an employee creates that may relate to the employee’s job automatically belongs to the employer.  Equally surprising to most employers is that nothing ­that an independent contractor…

Read More

Many have asked how the implementation of the Storm Water Remediation Fee will work or impact them locally. Bowie & Jensen has produced the following infographic to help show how it all trickles down. Click on the image for the full size PDF document, and for more information, please read the full article here.

Read More

 In 2012, the Maryland General Assembly passed stormwater management legislation (HB 987, Laws of Maryland Chapter 151) requiring ten of its jurisdictions to implement local legislation necessary to establish and fund a Watershed Protection and Restoration Program by July 1, 2013. These jurisdictions were targeted by the legislation because they are part of the Chesapeake…

Read More

Firm partner and founder, Mark T. Jensen, is a contributor to ‘The Real Deal’, a special supplement about mergers & acquisitions in the Baltimore Business Journal.  

Read More

Bowie & Jensen, LLC would like to congratulate Matthew Hjortsberg on being selected for inclusion in the 20th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America for his expertise in construction litigation.     Mr. Hjortsberg’s selection to Best Lawyers was based on a rigorous peer-review survey.  The peer-review survey is comprised of confidential votes from tens of thousands of leading lawyers.  A listing…

Read More

President Obama announced in early July 2013 that the Employer Mandate imposed by the Patient Protection and Affordable Healthcare Act (“the Act) which was scheduled to become effective January 1, 2014 will be postponed until January 1, 2015.   The postponement was attributed to the need for employers to develop and implement the recordkeeping and reporting…

Read More