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- Blog: Hunton Immigration and Nationality LawAsian Alternatives – Special Immigration Options in Asia that Fit Many NeedsPosted on October 15, 2019 by Lieselot K. WhitbeckMost frequent business travelers and the teams that support them are familiar with the usual immigration options of visas, visa-free business travel, and work permits. These can be frustrating, time consuming, and not always a good fit for schedules or travel purposes. Thankfully for those headed to Asia, many countries have immigration options that lack the issues of more traditional routes. Continue Reading
- Blog: Waller Law BlogProvider agreements: Does two make a trend?Posted on October 13, 2019 by David E. Lemke,Tyler N. Layne,Melissa W. Jones
- Blog: Capital Markets LitigationCredit Card ABS: Securitization and State Usury LawsPosted on September 24, 2019 by David ErrollConsumer lending as we know it today – and credit card lending in particular – depend on securitization for significant access to capital. However, the ability of banks to bundle and sell credit card debt-backed securities may be thrown into disarray depending on the outcomes of a pair of pending cases: Cohen v. Capital One...… Continue Reading The post Credit Card ABS: Securitization and State Usury Laws appeared first on Capital Markets Litigation.
- Blog: Tennessee Appellate ReviewSay Whaaat? The Sixth Circuit Debates “Corpus Linguistics” as a Tool for Statutory InterpretationPosted on September 11, 2019 by Nicholas A. DanellaA seemingly routine Sixth Circuit appeal involving the interpretation of the federal Employee Retirement Income Security Act statute (ERISA) recently sparked an interesting debate between two Circuit Judges — Amul Thapar and Jane Stranch — on the use of “corpus linguistics” in statutory interpretation. In Wilson v. Safelite Group, Inc., the court affirmed summary judgment...Continue Reading
- Blog: Appellate InsightAmicus Briefs: Friend of the District Court, Too?Posted on September 10, 2019 by Josephine Mason PetrickAmicus briefs are often thought of as limited to appellate courts. However, they can be useful in federal district court, too. District courts have inherent authority to allow amici curiae to participate in briefing. See, e.g., NGV Gaming, Ltd. v. Upstream Point Molate, LLC, 355 F. Supp. 2d 1061, 1067 (N.D. Cal. 2005). Benefits to Amici […]
- Blog: Exempt Org Resource - Nonprofit Law BlogGovernor Gives Sole Members the BootPosted on January 7, 2019 by Tanvi Mirani, Megan E. Bell, Tomer J. InbarWe previously reported on A.B. 10336-A (Paulin) / S.B. 8699 (Gallivan) (the “Bill”), which would amend Section 601(a) of the New York Not-for-Profit Corporation Law to raise the minimum number of members of a not-for-profit membership corporation from one to three. The Bill was signed into law by Governor Cuomo on December 21, 2018. It [...]