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HTMLISO Adopts Standard for Privacy in the Cloud
Jaimmé A. Collins, Jack Pringle; Adams and Reese LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 4, 2015, previously published on December 9, 2014
The use of public cloud computing services- broadly defined as contracting with another company for the provision of computing resources (networks, storage, applications, and services), offers many potential benefits for businesses, among them economies of scale, lower capital costs, and improved...

 

HTMLMexico Energy Law - Round 1 Update
Derek José Anchondo; Adams and Reese LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 4, 2015, previously published on February 6, 2015
According to the Comisión Nacional de Hidrocarburos (e.g., the National Hydrocarbons Commission; “CNH”), as of Thursday, January 28th, 2015, twenty-three (23) companies have requested access to the data rooms from CNH in preparation for Mexico’s Licensing Round 1 shallow...

 

HTMLPresident Obama to Take Executive Action Allowing Millions of Undocumented Immigrants to Stay and Work in the U.S. Legally
April A. (Caminez) Bentley; Adams Reese LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 4, 2015, previously published on November 21, 2014
Last night President Obama addressed the nation to layout a series of executive actions he is taking to fix the United States' immigration system that everybody recognizes is broken. While such action will not have the permanent force of law because the President does not have the power to create...

 

HTMLIs Your Company Prepared? Proposed Rule Changes Targeting Discrimination on the Basis of Sex, Gender Identity and Gender Norms
M. Scott Jones; Adams and Reese LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 4, 2015, previously published on January 30, 2015
The U.S. Department of Labor today announced a proposed rule change that would rescind the existing Sex Discrimination Guidelines found at 41 C.F.R. part 60-20 and replace those provisions with new rules regarding current workplace practices as they pertain to federal contractors’...

 

HTMLImmigration Innovation: Will the H-1b Cap Be Raised this Year?
April A. (Caminez) Bentley; Adams Reese LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 4, 2015, previously published on January 26, 2015
On January 13, 2015, a bipartisan group of Senators lead by U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch (R- Utah) introduced the Immigration Innovation (“I-Squared”) Act of 2015. The I-Squared bill will increase the general cap on H-1B visas from 65,000 to 115,000. The bill also will allow the annual cap...

 

HTMLFifth Circuit Upholds “Seamen” Exemption and Dismisses “Day-Rate” FLSA Collective Action Suit.
Kyle L. Potts, Laurie Briggs Young; Adams and Reese LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 4, 2015, previously published on December 3, 2014
A wave of FLSA collective (class) actions have been filed against scores of marine shipping and towing companies in the Gulf States for violation of the FLSA. Specifically, these suits claim that the commonly used “day-rate” pay system used for tankermen is improper and the employers...

 

HTMLMexico’s Energy Reforms - Round 1 Update: More Participating Companies
Derek José Anchondo; Adams and Reese LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 4, 2015, previously published on February 18, 2015
As an additional update to the bulletin published on 2 February 2015, we are sending this follow up regarding additional companies participating in Mexico’s Licensing Round 1 shallow water oil and gas tender.

 

HTMLFifth Circuit Rules on McBride
Kyle L. Potts; Adams and Reese LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 8, 2014, previously published on October 8, 2014
The Fifth Circuit issued its en banc decision in Estis v. McBride Well Service, LLC, No. 12-30714 (5th Cir. September 25, 2014) and ruled that a Jones Act seaman’s recovery is limited to pecuniary losses where liability is predicated on the Jones Act or unseaworthiness. Because punitive...

 

HTMLFlorida Passes New Law for Loan Compliance
Richard Lawrence Pearlman; Adams Reese LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 27, 2014, previously published on August 8, 2014
On July 1, 2014, a number of changes to Florida banking laws went into effect. Despite the Florida legislature’s stated desire to decrease regulation on businesses, a new law serves to greatly increase regulation on community banks with respect to loans-to-one-borrower limits.

 

HTMLCourt Rules That Creditors May Assert Full Amount of Claim Despite Partial Recovery From Third Parties
Dawn M. Hardesty; Adams and Reese LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 4, 2014, previously published on July 18, 2014
On June 23, 2014, a federal bankruptcy court in Nebraska issued an order in the chapter 11 bankruptcy cases of Biovance Technologies, Inc. and William Edward Julien that granted American National Bank’s (“ANB”) motion for summary judgment and overruling Biovance’s and...

 


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