Daniel M. Kowalski
Implementation of Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program

"This notice announces the implementation of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ (USCIS) Haitian Family Reunification Parole (HFRP) Program. Under this program, USCIS offers certain Haitian beneficiaries of family-based immigrant petitions...

Kevin M. LaCroix
Insolvent Company Directors’ Duties to Creditors Under Delaware Law

A question that frequently recurs is whether or not directors of insolvent companies have fiduciary duties to creditors. Creditors often attempt to argue that as companies move into the “zone of insolvency,” directors’ duties move from...

LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team
Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (12/18/2014) – Day Care Owner Avoids Jail After Second Conviction For Failing To Pay Workers’ Compensation Premiums

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter – December 18, 2014 Day Care Owner Avoids Jail After Second Conviction For Failing To Pay Workers’ Compensation Premiums (OH) – Rose Marinescu has been was placed on two years of community control and...

Thomas O. Gorman
This Week in Securities Litigation (December 19, 2014)

The Commission brought two FCPA cases this week, one of which was in conjunction with the DOJ. Both centered on the payments for gifts and travel in China. In addition, the SEC filed three manipulation cases, an action centered on a boiler room, three...

Troutman Sanders
Dish Network Gets Served: An Illinois Court Finds Massive Exposure for Violations of Telemarketing and Do-Not-Call Restrictions

by Alan D. Wingfield , Chad Fuller , Naomi Spector and Virginia Bell Flynn On December 12, 2014, an Illinois federal judge found Dish Network LLC liable for participating in millions of unwanted telemarketing sales calls, where Dish Network could...

Brian JM Quinn
Who Is a Controller?

There have been a number of recent cases that raised the question, "Who is a controller?" The answer is important because in the context of a going private transaction, the presence of a controlling stockholder will affect the standard of review...