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|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.
|First Senate Bill Introduced to Address Legal / High-Skilled Immigration Reform|
Laura Foote Reiff; Greenberg Traurig LLP;
March 12, 2015, previously published on January 15, 2015 Earlier this week, Senators Hatch, Klobuchar, Rubio, Coons, Flake and Blumenthal introduced S. 153 the Immigration Innovation Act of 2015 (I-Squared). This bi-partisan bill marks the first positive immigration legislation introduced in the 114th Congress. It is also a solid bi-partisan piece of...
on the Job in California: Supreme Court Issues Wake-Up Call to Employers with
24-Hour On-Call Employees|
James M. Nelson; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 12, 2015, previously published on January 13, 2015The issue of compensation for employees whose position includes being on call and living onsite was the subject of the California Supreme Court’s decision in Mendiola v. CPS Security Solutions, Inc. decided Jan. 9, 2015. The Court held that on these facts, the employees were entitled to pay...
|Federal Judge Vacates DOL¿s New Companionship Exemption Regulations|
Brett T. Lane; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 12, 2015, previously published on January 23, 2015We previously wrote a Client Alert about the Department of Labor’s (DOL) new regulations that were poised to eliminate the exemption from the Fair Labor Standards Act’s (FLSA) minimum wage and overtime provisions for certain home-health care workers. As expected, the new regulations...
|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...
|Congressmen Polis (D-CO) and Amodei (R-NV) Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Permanently Authorize the EB-5 Program|
Nataliya Dominguez; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 12, 2015, previously published on January 29, 2015 On Jan. 28, 2015, Congressmen Jared Polis (D-CO) and Mark Amodei (R-NV) introduced the American Entrepreneurship and Investment Act of 2015, which seeks to update and permanently authorize the EB-5 Immigrant Investor visa program. The bipartisan measure follows long-standing calls from numerous...
|U.S. Developers Flock to Tel Aviv Financial Markets|
Joey T. Shabot; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 12, 2015, previously published on February 6, 2015As the Wall Street Journal (subscription required) has recently reported, the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange has turned into a destination for large and medium sized U.S. real estate developers to access Israeli capital.
|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.
|Ninth Circuit Clarifies Scope of Mass Action Federal Jurisdiction and Removal|
Karin Bohmholdt, Benjamin S. Kurtz, Ginger Pigott; Greenberg Traurig LLP;
March 5, 2015, previously published on November 26, 2015In Corber v. Xanodyne Pharm., Inc., and Romo v. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc., &under;&under; F.3d &under;&under; (Case No. 13-56306 and 13-56310), 2014 WL 6436154 (9th Cir. Nov. 18, 2014), the Ninth Circuit, sitting en banc, held that a petition to coordinate multiple actions under California...
|Still On the Hook: How Calif. Taxpayers Often End Up With Ongoing Tax Liability|
Jeremiah Coder, G. Michelle Ferreira; Greenberg Traurig LLP;
March 5, 2015, previously published on November 20, 2015It is surprising how often a California taxpayer receives a notice from the Franchise Tax Board (FTB) asserting an unpaid tax liability years after the general statute of limitations period has passed. Taxpayers who receive these notices are shocked to learn that seemingly simple oversights have...