Gunster Yoakley Attorney Christian Petersen Inducted To The Board Of The L.A. Lee Family YMCA

JEN MCNEILLCarey O’Donnell PR Group (561) 832-3231 WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (March 27, 2006)— Gunster, Yoakley & Stewart, P.A., has named Linda McCann Hake a firm shareholder. She is a member of the firm’s Real Estate Department in Stuart. Hake concentrates her practice in zoning, environmental and land use law, real estate development, administrative and […]


Foreign Companies Catch the Fever of Internal Oversight

by Mahesh H. Nanwani Daily Business Review, August 30, 2005 In the three years that have passed since the adoption of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, Corporate America has experienced a system wide transformation in corporate governance matters and internal operating procedures. One unexpected byproduct of the new corporate environment is the growing trend among foreign private […]


Jury Verdicts – Hotel Loses Trademark Infringement Case

Daily Business Review July 18, 2005 Case: Bavaro Palace S.A. v. Vacation Tours Inc. Case no.: 04-20422-CIV-King, U.S.District Court, Miami Description: Trademark infringement,unfair competition Filing date: February 2004Trial date: April 6-8, 2005 Judge: James Lawrence King Plaintiff attorney: Wilfredo Rodriguez, Holland & Knight, Miami Defense attorney: Raymond V.Miller, Jr., Gunster Yoakley & Stewart,Miami Details: Barcelo Bavaro […]


CIS Advises Employers Not To File For Exempt Visas Available Under The H-1b Reform Act Of 2004

Gunster – Immigration Alert, March 7, 2005 In a press release dated March 4, 2005, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (“CIS”) advised employers notto file H-1B petitions that qualify under the new exemption available to certain individuals who possess a master’s degree froma U.S. institution of higher learning until new guidance is issued. […]


Analysis of the L-1 Visa Reform Act of 2004

Gunster – Immigration Alert, February 2005 In December 2004, President Bush signed the Omnibus Appropriations Act for FY 2005, which included the L-1 Visa Reform Act of 2004 that made significant changes to the L-1 non immigrant category. The L-1 classification pertains to intracompany transferees and may be used for executives, managers, or persons with […]



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