Greenberg Traurig, LLP Philadelphia, NY Document Search Results (8)
|ICE Seeks Comments on F-1 ‘Pathway Programs’|
Matthew Galati, Christian A. Triantaphyllis; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
October 16, 2014, previously published on October 2, 2014Last week, Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) issued draft guidance (1210-03) that is of particular note to colleges and universities enrolling foreign students into “pathway programs”. The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP)...
|France Lessens Work Authorization Application Burden for Master II Level Applicants|
Matthew Galati; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
October 15, 2014, previously published on September 30, 2014Master’s Degree students in France who are reaching the end of their programs no longer need to apply for A.P.S. (“Autorisation Provisoire de Séjour”) at least four months in advance, a major relaxation of administrative burdens on foreign students and employers alike.
|Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Allows Ballot Question on Gaming Repeal to Proceed|
H. Hamilton Hackney, Laura McAllister Cox, Christopher H. Milton, Martha A. Sabol, Jamey L. Tesler; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
July 8, 2014, previously published on June 24, 2014In a widely anticipated ruling, the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts (SJC), the State’s highest court, issued a unanimous decision on June 24, 2014 requiring the Attorney General to certify for the November ballot a petition seeking to prohibit casino and slots gambling and abolish...
|New Bill Seeks to Combat Theft of Trade Secrets, Protect Jobs|
Johnine P. Barnes, Mariana Gaxiola; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 14, 2014, previously published on May 06, 20014On April 29, 2014, Senator Christopher Coons (D-Del.) and Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) introduced legislation to provide a federal cause of action to curtail the estimated $160 billion to $480 billion currently being lost by U.S. companies as a result of trade secret theft each year. The...
|Will Your Company Be Wearing New SOX? - Supreme Court Expands Sarbanes-Oxley Whistleblower Protection to Employees of Privately-Held Companies|
Robert M. Goldich, Michael J. Slocum; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 14, 2014, previously published on March 11, 2014In a highly-anticipated decision having far-ranging impact for privately owned employers, the U.S. Supreme Court held that the whistleblower protections under § 1514A of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX) extend not only to employees of publicly-held companies, but also to the employees of...
|Philadelphia Law Creates New Employee Rights, Employer Obligations Concerning Pregnancy and Related Medical Conditions|
Kelly Dobbs Bunting, Mariana Gaxiola, Christiana Lynn Schmitz; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
February 26, 2014, previously published on February 20, 2014On January 20, 2014, the Philadelphia Mayor enacted an amendment to the City Code that requires the city employers “to provide reasonable accommodations to an employee for needs related to pregnancy, childbirth, or a related medical condition.” The provisions of the new City amendment...
|Sometimes You Don't Have to Register|
Steven M. Felsenstein, J. Scott Sheehan; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
February 11, 2014, previously published on February 7, 2014On January 31, 2014, the Division of Trading and Markets (the Division) of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission released a no-action letter indicating that the staff of the Commission would not recommend enforcement action against an “M&A Broker” (as that term is defined in the...
|EPA Formally Recognizes ASTM E1527-13 as Compliant with CERCLA's All Appropriate Inquiry Rule|
Kyle R. Johnson, Stephen C. Jones, Paul R. McIntyre; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
January 10, 2014, previously published on January 8, 2014On December 30, 2013, the U.S. EPA formally recognized a new standard (ASTM Standard E1527-13) to demonstrate compliance with the All Appropriate Inquiry (AAI) Rule when conducting Phase I environmental site assessments. The new Standard is the first significant revision to the ASTM Phase I...