This article will give the reader some insight as to when the Indiana Uniform Security Act may come into play. This article is not meant to cover all IUSA’s applications, defenses or interplay with federal law.
I find myself often representing companies that are subject to all sorts of tangential laws that they must know about and adhere to. Many times these laws require certain notice requirements to the clients with whom my clients do business.
Indiana’s Deceptive Consumer Sales Act, I.C. 24-5-0.5 et seq., is a fairly complicated statute clothed in relative obscurity. The DCSA’s complexity is due partly to the way it is written, its scope, and the numerous cross-references to other conduct and statutes that fall within its purview. This article will introduce the statute, discuss its uses, implications, and its application to various types of transactions.
The scenario is this: Your client is one of several members in a Multi-Member Indiana Limited Liability Company. Although business is good, your client learns that one of his co-members has creditors with a judgment against him and the judgment creditor now looks to the debtor-member’s LLC interest for collection. This article is designed to briefly examine the rights of the respective parties.
After April 22, 2010, an act mandates that no person or company may perform, offer,
or claim to perform renovations without first being certified by the Environmental Protection Agency where such renovations
occur in structures that were, inter alia, constructed before 1978 and visited regularly or occupied by a child under the
age of 6 or by a pregnant woman in which such structures are shown to have a high enough level of lead-based paint after testing.