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|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)...
|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...
|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...
|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.
|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...
|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...
|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.
|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.
|SEC Proposes Amendments to Registration Requirements Further Implementing the JOBS Act|
Rebecca G. DiStefano; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 12, 2015, previously published on January 21, 2015On Dec. 18, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed amendments to current rules under Section 12(g) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (Exchange Act), that would implement provisions of Titles V and VI of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, which became law...
|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...