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HTMLMais v. Gulf Coast Collection Bureau: Eleventh Circuit Provides Creditors TCPA Relief
Zachary D. Miller; Burr & Forman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 8, 2014, previously published on September 30, 2014
In May 2013, a ruling from the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida caused great concern among creditors and debt collectors by taking an unprecedented stance against the supremacy of orders issued by the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) regarding the...

 

HTMLJoan Rivers and Non-Competition Agreements: Can We Talk?
Peter C. Vilmos; Burr & Forman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 23, 2014, previously published on September 10, 2014
Sadly, Joan Rivers ¿ the famous comedienne who was perhaps best known for sitting down with celebrities and asking “can we talk?” ¿ died recently at the age of 81. Ms. Rivers’ self-deprecating nature and ability to use laughter to put people either at ease or to...

 

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 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 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 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 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...

 


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