Ahlers & Cooney Law Firm Elects New Shareholders

Attorneys Aaron Hilligas, Rebecca Reif, Kristine Stone and Lindsay Vaught were recently elected shareholders at Ahlers & Cooney, P.C. Aaron Hilligas is a member of the firm’s Public Law Practice Area, serving municipalities, higher education and K-12 educational institutions. He advises clients on a variety of labor and employment related...
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United States Department of Education Press Release: New Proposed Regulations under Title IX on Schools' Responses to Sexual Harassment and Assault

By attorneys Emily Kolbe, Rebecca Reif, and Miriam Van Heukelem Over a year ago, the U.S. Department of Education ("DOE") repealed several guidance documents on sexual misconduct under Title IX, the federal civil rights law which prohibits sex discrimination in federally-funded education programs and activities, and provided notice of its...
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SEC Approves Amendments to Continuing Disclosure Rule 15c2-12

By Attorney Beth Grob Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") Rule 15c2-12 (the "Rule") requires dealers, when underwriting certain types of municipal securities, to ensure that the state or local government issuing the bonds enters into an agreement to provide certain information to the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board ("MSRB") about the...
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Government Lease-Purchase Agreements Now Subject to Competitive Bidding

By attorneys Jenna Bishop, Maria Brownell, Danielle Haindfield, Kristine Stone and Carrie Weber On April 4, 2018, House File 2253 (HF 2253), a bill making changes to public construction bidding requirements for property acquired by lease-purchase by government entities, was signed into law by the Governor. This change in the...
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Special Education Client Seminar - Feb. 2

Friday, February 2, 2018 Registration - 8:30 am Seminar - 9:00 am - 3:30 pm Hilton Garden Inn 205 S. 64th Street West Des Moines, IA 50266 All sessions will be presented by Ahlers & Cooney attorneys. We are charging $75 per person to comply with Iowa's gift law. Due...
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