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|Interns - Pay Now, or Pay Later|
Sumaya Ellard, Natasha L. Wilson; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
February 16, 2015, previously published on December 22, 2014 Unpaid summer internships have seemingly always provided mutual benefit to both employers and interns. Interns have the opportunity to gain experience, build relationships, and learn about a particular career or industry in a “real world” setting, and employers gain support, albeit...
|White House Announces Historic Shift in U.S. Embargo on Cuba|
Cyril T. Brennan, Renee A. Latour; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
February 16, 2015, previously published on December 18, 2014On Dec. 17, 2014, President Obama announced plans for an historic overhaul of the U.S. embargo against Cuba. Among other changes, the president’s announcement indicated that significant developments are expected in the current U.S. restrictions on Cuba-related travel, financial transactions,...
|Common Law, Conventions and Contemporary African Copyright Law|
Rosalind H. Read; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
February 13, 2015, previously published on December 29, 2014The development of modern copyright law in Africa is largely a late 20th and early 21st century phenomenon with the respective bodies of law drawing from colonial common law, international treaties and conventions, or local statutes.
|Qualifying for the Antique Exception to the Ivory Ban|
Kevin P. Ray; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
February 13, 2015, previously published on December 2, 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)...
|Reopening of Benguela Railway Brings Economic Hope to Angola|
Mugdha S. Kelkar; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
February 13, 2015, previously published on January 29, 2015When the Portuguese completed the construction of the Benguela Railway more than 85 years ago, it stretched 1,350 kilometers across 67 stations and connected the interior in far eastern Angola to the port of Lobito on Angola’s Atlantic coast. Since the Angolan Revolution in 1973, the last...
|Ivory Ban’s Effects on Collectors, Museums, Musicians and the Art Trade|
Kevin P. Ray; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
February 13, 2015, previously published on December 2, 2014Earlier this year, in response to concerns that poaching of African elephants is rapidly driving the species to extinction, the U.S. federal government tightened restrictions on the import, export, transfer, and sale of African elephant ivory and rhinoceros horn. The revised restrictions...
|'Class Action, Lots of Foam? That’ll Be $1 Billion.'|
Scott Martin; Greenberg Traurig LLP;
January 23, 2015, previously published on November 17, 2014Upholding a $1.06 billion judgment in favor of a national class of industrial purchasers of polyurethane, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit drew renewed attention to the still-formidable risks (or rewards, depending upon one’s perspective of this record...
|Regulatory Documents Can Be Contracts: The Wetlands Mitigation Bank Example|
Jerry Stouck; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
January 23, 2015, previously published on November 26, 2014 For the second time in a year, a wetlands mitigation bank “instrument” executed between a landowner and a federal agency has been held by a court to be a binding contract that could be enforced against the agency when it tried to alter the terms of the instrument to the detriment of the...
|Kenya: Recent Changes Lead to Work Permit Delays and Denials|
Greenberg Traurig LLP;
January 23, 2015, previously published on November 24, 2014The Kenya Department of Immigration Services (DIS) recently implemented changes to its work permit application process that are consistent with the country’s move towards tightening its immigration system. Earlier this month, the DIS released a comprehensive checklist of required documents...
|Ninth Circuit Clarifies Scope of Mass Action Federal Jurisdiction and Removal|
Karin Bohmholdt, Benjamin S. Kurtz, Ginger Pigott; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
January 23, 2015, previously published on November 26, 2014In 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...