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|Department of Education Issues Proposed Rule Regulating the Funding of Career Colleges|
Peter L. Cockrell, Brett M. Kitt, Gil Rudolph; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 27, 2014, previously published on March 20, 2014On March 14th, the Department of Education (DOE) issued a notice of proposed rulemaking (the “Proposed Rule”), which would establish measures for determining whether certain postsecondary educational programs prepare students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation (“GE...
|California Poised to Pass On-Line Poker Legislation|
Jeffrey Leacox, Martha A. Sabol, Parke D. Terry; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 27, 2014, previously published on March 20, 2014Two coalitions have introduced rival bills in the California Legislature marking a third year of debate among state lawmakers over how to license and regulate on-line poker.
|Takeaways From Del. High Court's MFW Ruling|
Clifford E. Neimeth; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 26, 2014, previously published on March 19, 2014In a significant case of first impression, the Delaware Supreme Court, in Kahn v. M&F Worldwide Corp. (M&F Worldwide), No. 334, 2013 (Del. Mar. 14, 2014), unanimously affirmed that a controller’s buyout of its subsidiary in a negotiated merger is entitled to judicial review under the...
|Join the Party. Another California-based Former Employee Challenges Out-of-State Company's Non-Compete Provisions as Unfair Business Practice|
Kurt A. Kappes, Daniel T. McCloskey; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 26, 2014, previously published on March 19, 2014A complaint recently filed in the Northern District of California illustrates the issues that can arise when out-of-state companies require California-based employees to agree to their standard non-compete, no-hire and non-solicitation provisions. A former employee of a medical device company is...
|General Overview of Recent Bill Under Review by the Mexican Congress for New Federal Competition Law|
Bertha Alicia Ordaz-Avilés; Greenberg Traurig, S.C.;
March 20, 2014, previously published on March 19, 2014This GT Alert provides a general overview of a bill that has been sent by the Executive Branch to the Mexican Congress, for a new Federal Competition Law as well as to amend article 254 bis of the Federal Criminal Code on competition grounds.
|Landmark Decision for Attorney-Client Privilege: Internal Investigations No Longer Protected?|
Ryan C. Bradel, Jacob B. Pankowski; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 19, 2014, previously published on March 17, 2014The federal district court in the District of Columbia issued a groundbreaking decision this week that held that documents created during a government contractor’s own internal investigation—conducted under the oversight but not direct supervision of the company’s legal...
|IRS Streamlined Program|
Diana S. Davis, Barbara T. Kaplan; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 18, 2014, previously published on March 14, 2014There is a growing emphasis worldwide on combating tax evasion, which has been fueled by the U.S.’ high profile attack on Switzerland and the Swiss banking community. The U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS)’s efforts to uncover non-compliant U.S. individuals with foreign assets has been...
|CFPB Reports on Servicemembers|
Peter L. Cockrell, Brett M. Kitt, Gil Rudolph, J. Scott Sheehan; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 17, 2014, previously published on March 13, 2014On March 6th, the CFPB released its second “snapshot” report of complaints that it has received from military servicemembers, veterans and their families. The report covers more than 14,000 such complaints that the CFPB received from July 21, 2011 through February 1, 2014. During that...
|Employers Should Take Note of Critical Filing Dates Leading Up to this Year's H-1B Cap|
Ian R. Macdonald; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 14, 2014, previously published on March 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...
|U.S. Supreme Court Clarifies Limits of Bankruptcy Judge's Equitable Authority Under Section 105(A)|
Mark D. Bloom, Michael H. Moody; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 14, 2014, previously published on March 2014On March 4, 2014, a unanimous United States Supreme Court decided Law v. Siegel and clarified that exercising statutory or inherent powers, a bankruptcy court may not contravene specific statutory authority. Lawwill likely have broad implications for business bankruptcy cases even though it...