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|Restitution, Repatriation and Return: When Objects Go Back|
Kevin P. Ray; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 13, 2015, previously published on February 25, 2015An important and frequeshutterstock&under;107820275ntly misunderstood development in the law of art and cultural property in recent decades has been the elaboration in national laws, international instruments, and customary international law of the rights of individuals, groups, nations or other...
|Relationship-Building in the Office|
Michael Nguyen; Greenberg Traurig LLP;
March 13, 2015, previously published on January 8, 2015One of the best assets in your career will be the relationships with your colleagues. When you start out as a 2L in the summer, you will get to know and bond with your fellow summer associates. You may ask a fellow 2L to look over a summer assignment before it needs to be turned in. He/she may ask...
|I-9 Alert: DHS Extends TPS and F-1 EAD Benefits for Syrian Nationals|
Scott T. Decker; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 13, 2015, previously published on January 8, 2015Earlier this week, the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced extensions of immigration benefits to Syrian nationals currently living in the United States. Specifically, DHS announced the extension and re-designation of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for...
|Deferred Action Benefits May Pose Legal and Practical Challenges for Employers|
Nataliya Dominguez; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 13, 2015, previously published on January 7, 2015The expansion of deferred action benefits provides a welcome and long-overdue reprieve for approximately five million undocumented immigrants who live in fear of deportation and cannot legally work in the United States. However, the introduction of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)...
|Canada Offers Early Work Authorization to Spouses Pending Permanent Residence Approval|
Shaun K. Staller; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 13, 2015, previously published on January 6, 2015The government of Canada has launched a pilot program issuing open work permits to certain spouses and common-law partners of Canadian citizens and permanent residents in the Spouses or Common-Law Partners in Canada class (SCLPC). Applicants making an Inland application (i.e. while residing in...
|Actis Unveils $1.9 Billion Pan-African Renewable Energy Joint Venture|
Jillian C. Bunyan; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 13, 2015, previously published on February 24, 2015On Feb. 17, U.K. private equity firm Actis announced a $1.9 billion joint venture with energy developer Mainstream Renewable Power to build a series of wind and solar projects throughout Africa over the next three years. The joint-venture company, named Lekela Power, plans to produce between 700...
|South Africa Gets to Work on its First ‘Smart City’|
Alais L. M. Griffin; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 13, 2015, previously published on February 23, 2015Work is beginning on a R84 billion “smart city” project in Modderfontein, South Africa, just east of Johannesburg. The developer, Chinese investment firm, Shanghai Zendai, plans on developing 1,600 hectares of land into an international commercial hub that it hopes will one day rival...
|Recent Developments in Availability of U.S. Discovery in International Disputes|
Ilana Haramat; Greenberg Traurig LLP;
March 12, 2015, previously published on February 26, 2015Parties involved in Israeli or other non-U.S. court or arbitration proceedings involving persons or companies based in the U.S. may not be aware of their ability in certain cases to obtain discovery from those persons or companies under the broad U.S. discovery procedures.
|USCIS Announces Administrative Changes|
Shaun K. Staller; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 12, 2015, previously published on January 8, 2015The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that, effective Jan. 27, 2015, systemic changes will be made with regard to the issuance of decisions and correspondence, affecting activities such as status notification and documentation related to permanent residence.
|High Court Rules that Borrowers May Exercise Right To Rescind Mortgage Loans By Providing Notice To Lender of Intent to Rescind Within Three Years of Loan Closing|
Robert Freund, Jennifer L. Gray, Kimberly A. Mello; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 12, 2015, previously published on January 20, 2015On Jan. 13, 2015, the United States Supreme Court issued its long-awaited ruling in Jesinoski v. Countrywide Home Loans, Inc., No. 13-684, 2015 WL 144681 (U.S. Jan. 13, 2015) resolving a circuit split over the notice requirements that must be complied with under the Truth In Lending Act (TILA), 15...