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April 16, 2017

B.C. Supreme Court Rescinds Land Transfers

B.C. Supreme Court Rescinds Land Transfers [author: Steve Chasey] In Re 0741508 BC Ltd and 0768723 BC Ltd  (2014 BCSC 1791), the British Columbia Supreme Court (“BCSC”) considered whether rescission should be granted in respect of two real estate transactions in which the applicant corporations had transferred several parcels of land to a partnership. The transactions were […]

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April 15, 2017

Chancery Court Reaffirms There Is No Magic Number for “Control” Status

Chancery Court Reaffirms There Is No Magic Number for “Control” Status On February 29, 2016, the Delaware Court of Chancery denied a motion to dismiss fiduciary duty claims against certain current and former directors of Halt Medical and a 26% stockholder, American Capital, arising out of a transaction that was allegedly designed to “squeeze out” […]

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April 10, 2017

CFPB Proposes Changes to TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosures Rule

CFPB Proposes Changes to TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosures Rule The CFPB has issued two proposed changes to the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosures Rule (Final Rule) that will be effective for applications received on or after August 1, 2015: (1) an adjustment to the timing requirement for revised Loan Estimate disclosures when the consumer locks a rate or […]

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April 8, 2017

Immigration Update: H-1B Cap FY2017 and Aftermath Adjudicating the L-1A Functional Manager Petition Requires Thought on Role Inside the Wider Qualifying Worldwide Organization

Immigration Update: H-1B Cap FY2017 and Aftermath Adjudicating the L-1A Functional Manager Petition Requires Thought on Role Inside the Wider Qualifying Worldwide Organization H-1B Cap FY2017 and Aftermath The USCIS received greater than 236,000 H-1B petitions in this year’s FY2017 filing period for that annual way to obtain 85,000 new H-1B visas (65,000 for normal […]

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April 6, 2017

Claw Back of Privileged Documents Fails Where Defendants Had Used the Documents in Depositions, Expert Reports and in Briefs without Objection

Claw Back of Privileged Documents Fails Where Defendants Had Used the Documents in Depositions, Expert Reports and in Briefs without Objection Defendants filed a motion to compel Adaptix to re-produce documents that Adaptix had clawed back on the grounds of privilege. Adaptix had early produced the documents in several productions. The Defendants argued in the […]

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April 6, 2017

Proposal Introduced in New Jersey to Raise Minimum Wage to $15

Proposal Introduced in New Jersey to Raise Minimum Wage to $15 [co-author: Garam Choe – Law Clerk] Recently, New Jersey State Senate President Stephen Sweeney (“President Sweeney”) announced that he will attempt to gradually increase the state minimum wage to $15 an hour vis-à-vis a state constitutional amendment. Currently, the federal minimum wage is $7.25 […]

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April 5, 2017

Focus on China Compliance – June 2015

Focus on China Compliance – June 2015 In This Issue: – Increased Scrutiny by Chinese Securities Regulators Will Have Global Implications – Effective Employee Suspension Agreements to Facilitate Compliance Investigations – Protecting Against Counterfeit Fapiaos – Preventing International E-mail Fraud – Data Breaches in China: A Roadmap to Successful Mitigation – Excerpt from Increased Scrutiny […]

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April 4, 2017

California Mandatory Nonresidential Building Energy Use Disclosures Revisited

California Mandatory Nonresidential Building Energy Use Disclosures Revisited The goal of the California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in California by 2020 to the emission levels of 1990. At the time of enactment California was the second largest greenhouse gas emitting state in the US, with electricity production […]

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