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HTMLEB-5 Investors: Expect More Hassles Entering the United States
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 22, 2015, previously published on December 6, 2015
The recent attacks in Paris and San Bernardino are going to result in an increase in security checks for visa applicants at U.S. consular posts. We also anticipate Congress to at least review the Visa Waiver Program for potential changes, based on President Obama’s address to the nation....

 

HTMLPreparing for a New World of Collective Action by Student-Athletes
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 22, 2015, previously published on November 17, 2015
With stunning speed, the balance of power between collegiate athletes and the institutions they play for has changed. Recent events at the University of Missouri may feel like a tectonic shift but the preceding tremors had been evident for some time. In this new normal of student-athlete...

 

HTMLSEC Nabs Immigration Lawyers Acting as Unregistered
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 22, 2015, previously published on December 8, 2015
In 2012, we wrote about the risky business of immigration lawyers accepting finder’s fees for selling limited partnership interests in EB-5 deals. For the past several years, securities law violations have been part and parcel of many EB-5 regional center transactions. Now the tide appears to...

 

HTMLEB-5 Due Diligence Matters: Industry at Point of Inflection Regarding Securities Compliance
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 22, 2015, previously published on November 3, 2015
Private placement offerings are an increasingly active part of the securities business. One especially complicated and emerging area of private placements is the EB-5 Investor Visa Regional Center Program. Under the current rules of the program, an investor interested in a U.S. green card may place...

 

HTMLLife is Larger than Fiction in EB-5 Litigation: SEC Moves For Asset Freeze, Accounting, and Receiver Appointment in Civil Fraud Action in Florida
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 22, 2015, previously published on November 4, 2015
What do a $175,000 Sea Ray yacht, a brand new $100,000 Mercedes Benz S-550 and a $55,000 BMW X5 SUV all have in common? According to the SEC, they were all items purchased by one Lin Zhong (a/k/a Lily Zhong) with money she fraudulently obtained from investors who were told that their funds were...

 

HTMLChoosing Sides in a Divorce: Does it Apply to Employers Too? NJ Supreme Court Weighing Contours of “Marital Status” Discrimination
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 22, 2015, previously published on December 8, 2015
In a case reminiscent of the Curb Your Enthusiasm episode where Cheryl leaves Larry, forcing their friends to choose post-split allegiances (to Larry’s dismay, Ted Danson, the Funkhousers (Super Dave Osborne and Blossom) and even restauranteur Primo, all chose Cheryl), an employer, upon...

 

HTMLTarget and Card Issuers Reach Final Data Breach Settlement
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 22, 2015, previously published on December 3, 2015
Two years after the massive holiday season theft of customers’ payment card data from Target point of sale terminals, the Target data breach litigation appears to be entering its final act. On Tuesday, December 1, Target entered into a settlement agreement with a class of banks and financial...

 

HTMLFirst Circuit Withdraws Earlier Opinion in Location-Based Discrimination Case; Issues Less Expansive Amended Opinion
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 22, 2015, previously published on December 3, 2015
In August, we wrote about the First Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision in Abril-Rivera v. Johnson, which affirmed a lower court ruling dismissing location-based discrimination and retaliation claims against FEMA. Last week, however, the First Circuit withdrew that decision and issued an...

 

HTMLPiercing The Corporate Veil Takes More Than Just Fraud By The Individual
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 22, 2015, previously published on December 1, 2015
Many of us have endured the nightmare of a disastrous home renovation or at least enjoyed Tom Hanks in The Money Pit (How long? Two weeks, of course). Well imagine spending half a million dollars, not for a new and improved home, but rather chasing your contractor for paid, but never completed,...

 

HTMLCorporate Divorce Series: Is Employee Solicitation A New Kind of Custody Dispute?
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 22, 2015, previously published on December 9, 2015
If you’ve been following my corporate divorce series, you are familiar with my view about who owns what at the end of the employment relationship, who pays what to whom, and even how to end the relationship. But I have yet to address the notion of custody and whether my employment-as-marriage...

 


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