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|Holiday Update on USCIS Processing Time for I-526, I-829, and I-924 Petitions|
Ali Brodie; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
February 25, 2015, previously published on December 29, 2014Earlier this month, USCIS released updated processing times for EB-5 related petitions. The following chart provides the average processing times for cases being adjudicated by the Immigrant Investor Program Office (IPO) as of October 31, 2014:
|Foreign Holders of Mexican Debt Securities Should Hold a Little Longer|
Eugenio Grageda Nunez; Greenberg Traurig, S.C.;
February 25, 2015, previously published on December 10, 2014Gains derived from the sale of Mexican public debt instruments listed abroad between two foreign tax residents will soon be exempt from Mexican tax. Currently, for Mexican income tax purposes, any gains derived from the transfer of publicly-traded bonds, securities and other credit instruments are...
|Tech Conference Helps Philadelphia Gain Ground in Attracting Israeli Companies|
Beth Cohen; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
February 25, 2015, previously published on December 16, 2014The Israel Technology Conference recently held in Philadelphia proved successful in promoting the city as a viable location for Israeli companies to open U.S. headquarters. The Times of Israel called it a “landmark event where business relationships were established and nurtured.”
|British Government Tells Recruitment Agencies to Look Local|
Robert E. Collier-Wright; Greenberg Traurig Maher LLP;
February 25, 2015, previously published on November 25, 2014The British Government has recently published its response to a consultation on whether recruitment agencies should be banned from advertising vacancies in other European Economic Area (EEA) countries without also advertising them in Great Britain and in English.
|U.S. Criteria for The Antique Exception to the Ivory Ban|
Kevin P. Ray; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
February 25, 2015, previously published on December 1, 2014Before the new rule went into effect, objects at least 100 years old that are either made of African elephant ivory or included ivory components were exempt from the general Endangered Species Act (ESA) and Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES)...
|EU Clarifies its Sanctions against Russia|
Sanne Mulder, Hans Urlus, Erik de Bie; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
February 25, 2015, previously published on December 15, 2014The EU adopted clarifications on its sanctions against Russia went into effect as of Dec. 6, 2014. The clarifications amend the definition of various terms used in Regulation 833/2014. In addition, the applicability of the sanctions is further clarified. The effect of the new Regulation on trade...
|The SEC and FINRA Double-Down on Cybersecurity Enhancement and Prevention|
Matthew Johns, Terry R. Weiss; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
February 24, 2015, previously published on February 5, 2015In the wake of recent cybersecurity breaches, the SEC and FINRA simultaneously issued reports this week to the securities industry summarizing cybersecurity examination findings and to investors recommending certain precautions to safeguard online investment information.
|'Patent Wars' - Injunctive Relief Looking Less Likely Option for Standard Essential Patent Holders|
Teresa Charatjan, Hans Urlus; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
February 24, 2015, previously published on February 12, 2015Huawei v. ZTE, a case currently pending before the European Court of Justice (ECJ), presents the much-anticipated platform for the ECJ to adjudicate whether, and when, Standard Essential Patent (SEP) holders can obtain injunctive relief to enforce their rights in SEPs. The EU Advocate...
|Court Voids Labor Department’s Overtime Requirement and Narrowing of the 'Companionship' Exemption|
Jerrold F. Goldberg; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
February 24, 2015, previously published on February 5, 2015In two forcefully-worded opinions by Judge Richard J. Leon, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on Dec. 22, 2014, and Jan. 14, 2015, struck down a U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) regulation that would have required third party employers of employees engaged in companionship services...
|Revised Clayton Act/Hart-Scott-Rodino Premerger Notification Thresholds for 2015|
Mary K. Marks; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
February 24, 2015, previously published on February 12, 2015On Jan. 15, 2015, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced revised Hart-Scott-Rodino Act (HSR) reporting thresholds under which transactions will be reportable only if, as a result of such transaction, the acquiring person will hold voting securities, assets, or non-corporate interests valued...