Monthly Archives: February 2014

Ronald R. Fieldstone publishes EB-5 article with Daily Business Review

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Ronald R. Fieldstone

Arnstein & Lehr Miami Partner Ronald R. Fieldstone published an article on February 25 with Daily Business Review titled, “Foreign investors should consider visa program.” The article discusses how the EB-5 program helps foreign investors achieve lawful permanent residence in the United States. The program has created an estimated 80,000 to 100,000 jobs and has invested billions of dollars in the U.S. economy through 2013.

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Credit Union Regulatory Alert

Thank you for taking the time to read this Howard & Howard Credit Union Regulatory Alert. We aim to provide our credit union clients and friends with information to help you understand and interpret the ever-changing regulatory environment.

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Key Lessons Related to Stark Compliant EHR Donation Arrangements

Is your entity thinking about engaging in a Stark/AKS Compliant EHR Donation Arrangement?  If so, check out this list of top 5 issues to consider as you are assessing your options and your health IT alignment strategy. 1.  An EHR donation arrangement is an effective way for hospitals to align with their physicians. In the […]
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IP speed dating: AutoHarvest gathers partners, buffs up website

Slower than planned, the AutoHarvest Foundation is gaining traction in its goal of providing an online meeting place for automakers and auto suppliers, advanced manufacturers, universities and national labs to license or find intellectual property.

When the TechTown-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit was announced in August 2011, co-founder and CEO Jayson Pankin, who previously spent seven years helping Delphi Corp. commercialize its intellectual property and spin off for-profit companies, hoped to go from an alpha version to beta version to final version of the technology clearinghouse’s website by the end of 2012. More…

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Shutts & Bowen Recognized with Judge Edward Rodgers Diversity Award

Shutts & Bowen is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the Palm Beach County Bar Association’s Judge Edward Rodgers Diversity Award. The award will be presented at the Bench Bar Conference on March 7, 2014.

Shutts & Bowen’s commitment to diversity is reflected in our firm’s policies, programs and committees, and through our efforts to build and maintain a culture that values and gathers strength from difference.  Criteria for the award requires that the recipient: More…

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Going Through Withdrawal: A Step-By-Step Guide to Arbitration in Multiemployer Withdrawal Liability Disputes

Our colleague Mark M. Trapp recently wrote an article entitled “Going Through Withdrawal: A Step-By-Step Guide to Arbitration in Multiemployer Withdrawal Liability Disputes” which appears in the current issue of the ABA Journal of Labor & Employment Law (members only).   

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Increase to statutory payments announced

The government has today published The Employment Rights (Increase of Limits) Order 2014. This will alter the level of statutory payments or limits which apply to certain employment law rights created by legislation.

The most significant changes of note are:

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To børn, hvis forældre omkom i samme ulykke, havde ikke krav på forhøjet forsørgertabserstatning

Højesteret har ved dom af 29. november 2013 afvist at forhøje forsørgertabserstatningen til 2 børn, som mistede deres forældre i samme ulykke, hvor de på motorcykel stødte sammen med en taxa. På ulykkestidspunktet var børnene 4 og 8 år gamle.

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On March 6, Davis Malm attorney Christopher J. Marino served as a judge for the 2013-2014 Boston Regional National Appellate Advocacy Competition (NAAC). The event, hosted by the American Bar Association Law Student Division, emphasized the development of oral advocacy skills through a realistic appellate advocacy experience. Students participated in a hypothetical appeal to the United States Supreme Court, which included writing a brief and arguing the case before a mock court. This year’s competition focused on labor law, and competitors examined the difference between “use” and “access” under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and whether a law student intern qualifies as an “employee” under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

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Government Strategies Advisory: Tax Reform

Since Congress last reformed the Internal Revenue Code in 1986, there have been more than 20,000 statutory changes to the tax code. Many economists argue that as global commerce gets more sophisticated and competitive, the tax code is getting more burdensome and harmful to economic growth. Democrats and Republicans alike have called for comprehensive tax reform to reduce marginal tax rates and close unnecessary tax loopholes to better address our nation’s priorities.

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