Document(s) published by this organization: 48
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|FATCA: The Wave of the Future|
G. Warren "Warren" Whitaker; Day Pitney LLP;
October 15, 2013, previously published on October 14, 2013FATCA, or the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, represents the culmination of several years of U.S. initiatives aimed at uncovering unreported offshore accounts owned by U.S. taxpayers. It was signed into law on March 18, 2010, as part of the HIRE (Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment) Act....
|Sexy Startup Seeks Accredited Investor for Potential Long-Term Relationship|
Eliza Sporn Fromberg; Day Pitney LLP;
October 15, 2013, previously published on October 14, 2013About me: the new kid on the block. Mysterious, exciting and risky. I could be the best thing that ever happened to you, or you may rue the day we met. I'm warning you -- once I've got you in my clutches, you may have a hard time extricating yourself.
|Enforcement Under the NJ Insurance Fraud Prevention Act Will Be Swift Without Jury Trial|
Dennis T. Kearney; Day Pitney LLP;
October 15, 2013, previously published on October 11, 2013Insurers now have a quicker, more effective enforcement tool to aid them in the war on insurance fraud in New Jersey: An appellate court determined there is no right to a jury trial under the Insurance Fraud Prevention Act, N.J.S.A. 17:33A-1 et. seq. (the Act). The Act is expressly intended to...
|Why Lenders Obtain (or Don't) Real Estate Appraisals in Lending Transactions|
Jeffrey S. Held; Day Pitney LLP;
October 15, 2013, previously published on October 14, 2013In the wake of the subprime mortgage crisis, real estate lending practices of U.S. financial institutions have continued to come under intense scrutiny. As a result, many financial institutions have reassessed their business practices to ensure they are in full compliance with applicable law. This...
|New Connecticut Environmental Legislation|
Elizabeth C. "Beth" Barton, Ailla Wasstrom-Welz; Day Pitney LLP;
October 10, 2013, previously published on October 7, 2013The Connecticut General Assembly passed environmental legislation in effect as of October 1 in the following areas:
|2015 Diversity Visa Lottery is Now Open for Eligible Employees|
Elise S. Berman, Daniel L. Schwartz; Day Pitney LLP;
October 4, 2013, previously published on October 2, 2013Employers of foreign nationals should note that registration for the Fiscal Year 2015 Diversity Visa ("DV") Lottery opened yesterday, October 1, 2013, at noon (EDT) and will remain open until noon (EDT) on Saturday, November 2, 2013. The DV Program is an alternate path for foreign...
|Impact of Government Shutdown on Workplace-Monitoring Agencies|
Rachel A. Gonzalez; Day Pitney LLP;
October 4, 2013, previously published on October 1, 2013The U.S. government's fiscal year ended at midnight last night without congressional agreement regarding appropriations, resulting in a partial government shutdown, which will affect the federal agencies that monitor the workplace.
|New Jersey Supreme Court Invalidates COAH Third Round Regulations|
Craig M. Gianetti, Brian Robert Morrison; Day Pitney LLP;
September 30, 2013, previously published on September 27, 2013In a landmark 3-2 decision issued yesterday, In re Adoption of N.J.A.C. 5:96 & 5:97 by N.J. Council on Affordable Housing, the New Jersey Supreme Court upheld the invalidation of COAH's Third Round Rules (the "Rules"), holding that the Rules were in conflict with the Fair Housing Act...
|New Business Incentives Offered by the NJ Economic Opportunity Act of 2013|
Craig M. Gianetti; Day Pitney LLP;
September 26, 2013, previously published on September 25, 2013After several months of negotiation among politicians and a conditional veto by the governor of an earlier version of the legislation, the New Jersey Economic Opportunity Act of 2013 (the "Act") was signed into law on September 18, 2013. The comprehensive Act is an aggressive push by the...
|EPA Advances Climate Change Agenda with Proposed CO2 Emission Standards for New Power Plants|
Harold M. Blinderman; Day Pitney LLP;
September 26, 2013, previously published on September 24, 2013As part of a continuing effort to address climate change, the United States Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") has released a revised proposed rule seeking to significantly reduce carbon dioxide ("CO2") emissions from all new coal- and natural gas-fired power plants. The...