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Adobe PDFBattling on the Front Lines of Foreclosures: What Must A Lender Consider And Do When Foreclosing On A Property Owned By A Servicemember Under The "ACT"
Steven W. Ferrell, Meredith L. Minkus; Burr & Forman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 18, 2014, previously published on September 16, 2014
A complicated, but sometimes overlooked, issue facing foreclosing lenders is properly handling and defending against claims that a servicemember-owner is entitled to protections from foreclosure based on his or her status as a servicemember. The “Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (2003),”...

 

Adobe PDFOSHA Proposes New Injury And Illness Reporting Rules
H. Carlton Hilson; Burr & Forman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 18, 2014, previously published on September 10, 2014
On August 14, 2014, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration ("OSHA") issued a supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking regarding electronic submission of injury and illness records. OSHA had originally published the notice of proposed rulemaking in November 2013, in which the...

 

Adobe PDF"H" is Not for Healthcare
Anna L. Scully; Burr & Forman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 15, 2014, previously published on September 9, 2014
In a recent Policy Memorandum, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services ("the Service") acknowledged some trends and changes in the nursing profession and offered some updated guidance to its officers who review H-1B visa petitions filed on behalf of nurses. While the...

 

Adobe PDFOSHA Proposes New Injury and Illness Reporting Rules
H. Carlton Hilson; Burr & Forman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 15, 2014, previously published on September 10, 2014
On August 14, 2014, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration ("OSHA") issued a supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking regarding electronic submission of injury and illness records. OSHA had originally published the notice of proposed rulemaking in November 2013, in which the...

 

Adobe PDFWho Will Think of the Tenants: Split in Authority Regarding the Interplay Between Bankruptcy Code Sections 363(f) and 365(h)(1)(A)
James H. Haithcock; Burr & Forman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 29, 2014, previously published on August 25, 2014
A useful tool granted to trustees (and debtors-in-possession) in bankruptcy is the ability to assume or reject leases. The trustee can exploit this power to the estate's economic advantage, either assuming or rejecting the lease, in an attempt to maximize the value of the estate. For the lessee of...

 

Adobe PDFArbitration Panel Misconstrues Contractor Licensing Law: Florida Appellate Court Allows Decision to Stand
Peter C. Vilmos; Burr & Forman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 27, 2014, previously published on August 15, 2014
If you’ve followed Burr’s e-note over the past year or two, then you know that the United States Supreme Court has issued recent opinions on the power of arbitration tribunals to make legal decisions. Even if a review of the arbitration decision reveals an error in legal...

 

HTMLCurrent Ethanol Blending Mandate Generates Interesting Opponents and Forces Delay
Ronald W. Farley; Burr & Forman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 6, 2014, previously published on August 4, 2014
An increasingly pitched battle between business and agricultural interests over the blending of ethanol in gasoline has turned its focus to EPA’s rulemaking mandate which sets the minimum volume of renewable fuel sold annually in the U.S. This Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) has drawn...

 

Adobe PDFIn re Brown: Replacement Value Applies Even When Debtor Surrenders Property
Ellen C. Rains; Burr & Forman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 4, 2014, previously published on July 28, 2014
The recent Eleventh Circuit case of In re Brown, 746 F.3d 1236 (2014) held that 11 U.S.C. § 506(a)(2)'s replacement value standard applies even when a Chapter 7 or 13 debtor surrenders collateral under 11 U.S.C. § 1325(a)(5)(C). The Eleventh Circuit's decision in In re Brown has an...

 

HTMLThe World Cup of Non-Competes
Peter C. Vilmos; Burr & Forman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 31, 2014, previously published on July 11, 2014
Can you imagine if FIFA allowed or enforced non-compete agreements that limited the ability of a player to hold dual citizenship and play for either country? Would the World Cup have suffered if brothers representing Ghana and Germany had to choose allegiance to only one nation rather than play...

 

Adobe PDFCourt Rejects Vicarious Liability Under Georgia Boating Law
Erin C. Howell, John P. Kavanagh; Burr & Forman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 28, 2014, previously published on July 23, 2014
The State Court of Dekalb County, Georgia recently held that companies operating in the boat rental business cannot be held vicariously liable for the negligent acts of their rental customers. Carol Morris v. Yaaqov Avihasira, et al., Civil Action File No. 11A-39187-4 (Order dated 7/31/14). In the...

 


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