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|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...
|DHS Secretary Extends Temporary Protected Status to Nationals of Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone in Response to Ebola Pandemic|
Shaun Staller; Greenberg Traurig LLP;
January 23, 2015, previously published on November 26, 2014The Ebola virus pandemic in West Africa has precipitated an expansion of the United States’ Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation, as announced by the Department of Homeland Security just last week. As a result, eligible nationals of Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone who are currently...
|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...
|'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...
|Fee-Fi-Fo-Fum: Compensation for Fee Defense|
G. Ray Warner; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
January 23, 2015, previously published on October 20, 2014It’s always risky when the Supreme Court grants certiorari in a bankruptcy case. While the Court’s opinion may bring clarity to the narrow question upon which certiorari was granted, it often creates a host of unintended problems in other areas.
|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...
|Department of Justice Emphasizes Importance of Antitrust Compliance Programs In Recent Policy Speeches|
Ryan F. Harsch, James I. Serota; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
January 23, 2015, previously published on November 17, 2014Two top officials at the United States Department of Justice, Antitrust Division (DOJ), Assistant Attorney General (AAG) Bill Baer and Deputy Assistant Attorney General (DAAG) for Criminal Enforcement Brent Snyder, recently issued remarks on the importance of corporate antitrust compliance policies...
|President’s Executive Action on Immigration - Content and Preliminary Analysis of What it Means for Businesses and Compliance|
Laura Foote Reiff; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
January 22, 2015, previously published on November 20, 2014On November 20, 2014, President Obama released the long-anticipated “Executive Action” on immigration reform. We will also post additional materials made available. Late last summer, the President had postponed the release of such action until after the mid-term elections. Despite the...
|Still On the Hook: How Calif. Taxpayers Often End Up With Ongoing Tax Liability|
Jeremiah Coder, G. Michelle Ferreira; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
January 22, 2015, previously published on November 20, 2014It 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.
|Only ‘Whistleblowers’ Need Apply: District Court Concludes Simply Engaging in Protected Activity is Insufficient to Invoke Dodd-Frank Protection|
Eric B. Sigda, Michael J. Slocum; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
January 22, 2015, previously published on November 19, 2014Earlier this month, a district court ruled that an employee simply engaging in activity protected by the Dodd-Frank Act’s anti-retaliation provision is insufficient to gain whistleblower protection. Rather, the employee must first qualify as a whistleblower within the Act’s definition....