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  • United States: Trademarks And Bankruptcy Revisited - Mondaq News Alerts November 14, 2018
    United States: Trademarks And Bankruptcy RevisitedMondaq News AlertsRather than giving courts the opportunity to decide the implications of the debtor-licensor's breach in each case pursuant to non-bankruptcy law, it effectively created a uniform rule that requires the same result (termination) in each case, thus ...
  • US Supreme Court to decide whether trademark licences can survive bankruptcy - IAM (blog) November 14, 2018
    IPWatchdog.comUS Supreme Court to decide whether trademark licences can survive bankruptcyIAM (blog)This division reflects a tension between the intent of US bankruptcy law to give the debtor a fresh start without the burden of unwanted pre-existing contractual obligations and the expectations of IP licensees to gain the benefit of their bargain and ...Supreme Court to […]
  • Ruling AKP seeks changes to Turkish bankruptcy law over abuses - Hurriyet Daily News November 14, 2018
    Hurriyet Daily NewsRuling AKP seeks changes to Turkish bankruptcy law over abusesHurriyet Daily NewsThe Justice and Development Party (AKP) on Nov. 13 submitted a bill to parliament to tighten Turkey's bankruptcy law aimed at preventing what the government says is abuse of the regulation by some healthy companies. A section of the current law is ...
  • Woodbridge Ch. 11 Plan Erases Valid Claims, Noteholders Say - Law360 November 14, 2018
    Woodbridge Ch. 11 Plan Erases Valid Claims, Noteholders SayLaw360Law360 (November 13, 2018, 11:38 PM EST) -- A group of roughly 270 real estate investors asked a federal bankruptcy judge in Delaware to pause the Chapter 11 liquidation plan of the Woodbridge Group of Cos. LLC while the creditors appeal a portion of ...
  • Toys `R' Us Bankruptcy Plan Ties Payouts to Manager Lawsuits - Bloomberg Law November 13, 2018
    BNNBloomberg.caToys `R' Us Bankruptcy Plan Ties Payouts to Manager LawsuitsBloomberg Law13 for a bankruptcy exit plan that ties creditor recoveries -- including severance pay for 33,000 fired workers -- to lawsuits against the defunct retailer's former officers and directors. The decision by U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Keith L. Phillips means a ...Toys R Us Wins Approval […]
  • Erdogan's party seeks changes to Turkish bankruptcy law over abuses - Reuters November 13, 2018
    Erdogan's party seeks changes to Turkish bankruptcy law over abusesReutersISTANBUL, Nov 13 (Reuters) - President Tayyip Erdogan's AK Party on Tuesday submitted a bill to parliament to tighten Turkey's bankruptcy law aimed at preventing what the government says is abuse of the regulation by some healthy companies. A section ...
  • California wildfires could cost utilities PG&E and Edison, despite new law - CBS News November 13, 2018
    CBS NewsCalifornia wildfires could cost utilities PG&E and Edison, despite new lawCBS NewsThe law made it easier for utilities to pass along costs from fire-related damages to consumers and also avoid possible bankruptcy from a series of major fires that occurred during the 2017 fire season that produced more than $10 billion in losses. But […]
  • India's bankruptcy law: Lenders, take note! This act helps only vigilant creditors, not sleeping ones - Financial Express November 13, 2018
    Financial ExpressIndia's bankruptcy law: Lenders, take note! This act helps only vigilant creditors, not sleeping onesFinancial ExpressThe conundrum of whether the Limitation Act, 1963 (Act) applies to the proceedings initiated under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (Code) has confused the stakeholders since the inception of the latter. Here's what it really means under IBC ...
  • Turkey: Overhauled Concordat Regime Opens A New Chapter For Turkish Bankruptcy Law - Mondaq News Alerts November 9, 2018
    Turkey: Overhauled Concordat Regime Opens A New Chapter For Turkish Bankruptcy LawMondaq News AlertsBankruptcy postponement under the Turkish Bankruptcy Law was heavily criticised on the basis that it was open to manipulation. Critics also claimed the protections offered in this scope went beyond the legislators' intentions due to systematic errors ...

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  • President Trump's immigration agenda is pro-Hispanic - Fox News November 14, 2018
    Fox NewsPresident Trump's immigration agenda is pro-HispanicFox NewsThe president is reforming our broken system from one that poses no serious challenge to dangerous illegal entries, to one that fosters a legal, more secure alternative. As a Hispanic woman and legal immigrant from Bolivia, I see this proposed system ...
  • Trump immigration policy: 3 things to know about how proposed changes may impact Vermont - BurlingtonFreePress.com November 14, 2018
    BurlingtonFreePress.comTrump immigration policy: 3 things to know about how proposed changes may impact VermontBurlingtonFreePress.comVermont's New Americans may be affected by a proposed change to federal law that could impact their immigration status if they receive government benefits. Federal officials announced the proposal on Sept. 22 to save taxpayers $2.7 billion per year by ...
  • Ninth Circuit Declines Second Look at Kids' Immigration Fight - Courthouse News Service November 13, 2018
    Courthouse News ServiceNinth Circuit Declines Second Look at Kids' Immigration FightCourthouse News ServiceShe said nothing prevents the court from reviewing the case since immigration law, and precedent from both the Ninth Circuit and the Supreme Court, bar review of cases only where the petitioner wants a second look at an order of removal. Here, Berzon ...and […]
  • State attorney general to update police directive on enforcing immigration law - NJTV News November 13, 2018
    NJTV NewsState attorney general to update police directive on enforcing immigration lawNJTV NewsAdvocates say the half-million unauthorized immigrants that call New Jersey home feel deeply uncertain about interacting with police and the numbers confirm their fears. In the first year of Donald Trump's presidency, ICE not only ramped up arrests in ...Local Law Enforcement to […]
  • DC-Area Immigration Boutiques Join Forces Amid Policy Upheavals - Law.com November 13, 2018
    Law.comDC-Area Immigration Boutiques Join Forces Amid Policy UpheavalsLaw.comWhile Grossman Young & Hammond formally opened its doors last week, predecessor firms Grossman Law and Hammond Young Immigration Law maintained a strategic alliance for the three years preceding their newly-announced merger.Immigration Firms Grossman Law, Hammond Young MergeLaw360Merged Montgomery Co. law firm sharpens immigration focusMaryland Daily Recordall 6 […]
  • Updates on the Potential Changes to US Immigration - Law.com November 13, 2018
    Law.comUpdates on the Potential Changes to US ImmigrationLaw.comThese changes have all been part of the current administration's efforts to build an “invisible wall,” with the overarching goal of limiting legal immigration. While family separation and refugee policies have stolen headlines in recent months, there ...
  • Trump may fire his immigration hardliner DHS secretary — for not being hardline enough - Vox November 13, 2018
    VoxTrump may fire his immigration hardliner DHS secretary — for not being hardline enoughVoxUS immigration law is a balance between the desire to minimize unauthorized entry into the United States and the desire to protect vulnerable people who may be fleeing harm and persecution. Both US and international law prohibit the US from refusing ...AP […]
  • Trump Dreams Up Another Immigrant Crisis - New York Times November 13, 2018
    New York TimesTrump Dreams Up Another Immigrant CrisisNew York TimesPublic safety, national security and the rule of law are among the incantations the Trump administration likes to chant when rolling out one of its deliberately and pointlessly cruel immigration policies. It evidently hopes that repetition will somehow ...Hearing in asylum law challenge set for next […]
  • White House to press tough immigration laws, border wall in Congress's lame duck session - McClatchy Washington Bureau November 9, 2018
    McClatchy Washington BureauWhite House to press tough immigration laws, border wall in Congress's lame duck sessionMcClatchy Washington BureauThe White House is racing to finish a sweeping new immigration plan focused on enforcement that could be introduced before Democrats take control of the House. It would include funding for the border wall, restrictions on asylum and […]

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  • A Treasured Tax Break for the Smart Real-Estate Investor - Wall Street Journal November 14, 2018
    Wall Street JournalA Treasured Tax Break for the Smart Real-Estate InvestorWall Street JournalThe tax overhaul enacted last year made a lot of changes, but one provision cherished by real-estate investors survived: so-called 1031 exchanges. It's the name for a tax break that lets you defer capital-gains taxes on the sale of a property used for […]
  • Sam Zell Is Selling More Than Property After Real Estate Warning - Bloomberg November 14, 2018
    BloombergSam Zell Is Selling More Than Property After Real Estate WarningBloombergZell, 77, who's described himself as a net seller of real estate since at least 2015, said in April the industry was in the eleventh inning ahead of a “tsunami of supply." Equity Residential, the real estate investment trust where Zell is chairman, has ...and […]
  • Three Legal Provisions Real Estate Investors Need To Understand - Forbes November 14, 2018
    ForbesThree Legal Provisions Real Estate Investors Need To UnderstandForbesDue to the legal implications of pooling investors together, the contractual documents in the world of syndications — aka crowdfunded investments — can be complicated, dense and overwhelming. Furthermore, many passive investors prefer to rely on ...
  • Real Estate Fights the Law of Gravity - Bloomberg November 14, 2018
    BloombergReal Estate Fights the Law of GravityBloombergIf borrowing costs keep climbing next year, eventually real estate's law of gravity will kick in—and sellers' expectations will have to come down. “I don't think higher mortgage rates will deter anyone who has made a decision to buy, but it will push ...and more »
  • Dallas real estate agent on life support after traveling to Mexico for cheap nose job - Dallas News November 14, 2018
    Dallas NewsDallas real estate agent on life support after traveling to Mexico for cheap nose jobDallas NewsAvila's plastic surgery in Ciudad Juarez was less than one-third of the price the Dallas real estate agent could find at home, her family said. On Oct. 30, Avila was given anesthesia at RinoCenter — and now she may […]
  • 'Amazon Effect' on Real Estate Anticipated, Feared in Northern Virginia - NBC4 Washington November 13, 2018
    NBC4 Washington'Amazon Effect' on Real Estate Anticipated, Feared in Northern VirginiaNBC4 WashingtonAs news of Amazon's move to Northern Virginia sinks in, residents and real estate watchers are monitoring the impact the announcement will have on rent costs and sale prices. Northern Virginia realtor Jen Walker said she's already seen what's being ...Amazon could turn two […]
  • Novogratz's Crypto Firm Turns to Tokenization of Real Estate - National Real Estate Investor November 13, 2018
    National Real Estate InvestorNovogratz's Crypto Firm Turns to Tokenization of Real EstateNational Real Estate Investor(Bloomberg)—Billionaire investor Michael Novogratz is getting on the bandwagon for the “tokenization” of assets such as real estate while prices in the cryptocurrency market languish. “So while it feels like a crappy bear market, and it has been in ...and more »
  • Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions - New York Times November 13, 2018
    New York TimesRecent Commercial Real Estate TransactionsNew York Times$180/SQ. FT. $360,000 approximate annual rent. 227 10th Avenue (between West 23rd and 24th Streets). Manhattan. A 2,000-square-foot restaurant space will become available Jan. 1 on the ground floor of this 1920 four-story building in the High Line and ...
  • How Blockchains Will Transform The Real Estate Industry - Forbes November 13, 2018
    ForbesHow Blockchains Will Transform The Real Estate IndustryForbesIf your hearing was sensitive enough and you were listening all over the United States, you would likely hear real estate agents, title companies, lenders and inspectors printing hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of papers. These papers are ...

News Updates

  • 2016 H1B Visa and Green Card Reports Released!

    Myvisajobs.com, the leading employment website for immigrants, has released its eleventh Annual H1B Visa and Employment-based Green Card reports. 2016 Top 100 H1B Visa Sponsor 2016 Top H1B Visa Sponsors by Status: Certified, Denied or Withdrawn 2016 Top H1B Visa Sponsors by Job Title 2016 Top H1B Visa Sponsors by Work State 2016 Top H1B Visa Sponsors by Work […]
  • Dirty hospital scopes caused deadly infections, investigation finds

    At least 250 people, mostly in the U.S. including Seattle, have contracted potentially deadly infections spread by contaminated medical scopes in the past three years, according to a new report headed by Sen. Patty Murray of Washington. The incidencts related to antibiotic-resistant infections linked to specialized duodenoscopes nearly doubled since 2010. The figures include the superbug outbreak […]
  • Representing Immigrant Workers in Personal Injury Claims

    Charles J. Schleifer 
and James C. Haggerty, The Legal Intelligencer, Nov 25, 2015. According to recent statistics, there are between 6.4 and 8 million people who entered the country illegally and are a part of the U.S. labor force. The type of work performed by these workers is often very dangerous—they commonly work in the […]
  • Millions More to Qualify for Student – Loan Modification Program

    Under rules effective Tuesday, any American who borrowed directly from the federal government for college or graduate school can enroll in a program called Pay As You Earn. The program—previously open to only newer borrowers—sets the monthly payment at 10% of a borrower’s discretionary income, defined as adjusted gross income minus 150% of the federal […]
  • Many homeowners owe more than their houses are worth in the Seattle area

    September’s median price for single-family homes dipped from August, a welcome change for potential buyers but not for the many homeowners whose mortgage debt remains greater than their home’s value.
  • Modified Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Loans Perform Better When Done Through HAMP

    Single-family mortgage loans backed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac perform better after modification when they are modified through the government's Home Affordable Mortgage Program (HAMP), according to the FHFA's Foreclosure Prevention Report for Q2 2015 released this week.
  • GAO Calls for Better Assessment of Fraud Risks, Economic Benefits From EB-5 Program

    The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently released a report that calls for additional actions to better assess fraud risks and report economic benefits in the EB-5 program. The GAO noted that fraud risks are constantly evolving and that U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) continually identifies new fraud schemes, but the agency does not […]
  • HOPE NOW: Mortgage Industry Achieves 24 Million Non-Foreclosure Solutions & 6 Million Proprietary Loan Mods

    In the second quarter of 2015, approximately 411,000 homeowners received non-foreclosure solutions from mortgage servicers, according to HOPE NOW, the voluntary, private sector alliance of mortgage servicers, investors, mortgage insurers and non-profit counselors. Permanent loan modifications in the second quarter of 2015 totaled approximately 113,000 and short sales totaled 24,000. Other non-foreclosure solutions (including repayment […]
  • Using personal bankruptcy to hit the reset button on distressed properties

    There is a ripple effect on homeowners who struggle with debt even after losing their homes. Honest people who want to make good on their debts are increasingly overwhelmed and finding it impossible to rebuild their financial lives. When the Dennis Hebel and his wife decided to help out their son by buying a second […]

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