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DOL again modifies requirements for the PERM special optional recruitment procedure for university professors
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • October 4 2011

As indicated in our firm's Immigration Update dated August 29, 2011, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has now indicated that it will permit employers to use an electronic or web-based national professional journal instead of a print journal in the PERM special optional recruitment procedure.

BALCA issues decision allowing electronic versions of professional journals in the PERM optional special recruitment procedures for university teachers
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • August 8 2011

The DOL’s Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeal (BALCA) recently issued a decision expanding the advertising sources for Universities filing PERM applications for their college and university teachers through the optional special recruitment procedure.

Not so fast to online professional journal ads for PERM
  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
  • USA
  • July 22 2011

Everyone who wallows in the world of PERM is abuzz about a recent BALCA case that overruled DOL’s rejection of an employer’s use of an online “national journal” advertisement. (Matter of University of Texas at Brownsville, 2010-PER-0087 (BALCA, July 20, 2011))

Hot dog fracas continues, court refuses to grant TRO motion
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2011

A federal court in Illinois has refused to temporarily stop Red Hot Chicago from allegedly marketing its hot dogs by referring to Ladany family recipes, claiming its recipes date back to 1893 or indirectly implying an affiliation with Vienna Beef.

SEC’s investigation request reveals scope of sweep of advisory firms regarding relationships with sovereign wealth funds
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • USA
  • May 12 2011

Earlier this year, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reportedly sent information requests to at least 10 US-based financial institutions, including hedge and private equity fund sponsors in an ongoing investigation focused on possible violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 (FCPA) as a result of their business relationships with sovereign wealth funds (SWFs).

Goodwill hunting two rare reasoned decisions from the Company Names Tribunal
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • April 14 2011

The Company Names Tribunal (the Tribunal) deals with applications under section 69 of the Companies Act 2006.

New Jersey insurance commissioner favors national standards for insurance regulation, notes benefits from fraud enforcement changes
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • February 28 2011

Thomas Considine, the Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Insurance and Banking (the "NJDIBC"), recently stated in an interview with an insurance industry trade publication, that without uniform national standards for insurance regulations, the industry will continue to lobby for federal regulation.

Kingspan v Rockwool: comparative advertising in the spotlight
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • February 21 2011

In the wake of L'Oreal v Bellure, the subject of comparative advertising is again in the spotlight.

FCC fines another broadcaster for not announcing all rules of a contest - while one broadcaster protests
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • December 12 2010

In recent years, the FCC has been too aggressively enforcing a policy requiring broadcasters to announce all material rules of a contest on the air enough times for a reasonable listener to hear the announcements.

Facebook launches location-based “Facebook places” functionality
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA, Global
  • September 30 2010

On August 18, 2010, Facebook rolled out Facebook Places, a new location-based feature that allows Facebook users to "check in" at their current physical location and "tag" friends who are there with them.