UPDATE 8/28/17: Last week we reported a New York Stock Exchange rule change requiring companies announcing dividends and stock distributions outside of market hours to give at least 10 minutes’ advance notice to the NYSE prior to any such announcements, including announcements of record dates. The rule change was to become effective upon SEC approval, […]
Joshua joins the ranks of other elite members of our private wealth services legal team. The following Gunster attorneys have all been board-certified in wills, trusts and estates by the Florida Bar:
On July 24, 2017, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced it will resume premium processing for certain cap-exempt H-1B petitions effective immediately. Previously, on April 3, 2017, USCIS temporarily suspended premium processing for all H-1B petitions. The H-1B visa has an annual cap of 65,000 visas each fiscal year. Additionally, there is an annual […]
AWRA Florida’s 2017 annual meeting will be held Aug. 10-11 in Key Largo at the Murray Nelson Government Center, located at 102050 Overseas Highway, Key Largo, FL 33037.
The next 54 days is an important time to work with stakeholders, both proponents and opponents, as we develop and implement strategies for substantive proposals or funding requests.
USCIS has released a new version of the I-9 form. Employers may use version 7/17/17N or may continue using version 11/14/16N through 9/17/17. As of September 18, 2017 employers must use the new version 7/17/17N. Additionally, USCIS has revised the Form I-9 instructions: The name of the office of special counsel for immigration-related unfair employment […]
The Florida Environmental Network hosts the 31st annual Environmental Permitting Summer School from July 18-21, 2017, in Fort Lauderdale. Once again, Gunster environmental attorneys will be participating in a variety of breakout sessions at the conference. We will be using #GunsterEnviro and/or #EnviroPermitting2017 on social media, as we tweet or post to Facebook during the event. Please use these hashtags to join in on the conversation and fun.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has added a new function, the “traveler compliance check”, to the I-94 website that allows certain visa waiver program travelers to check the status of their stay in the United States. After entering four biographic data elements, the traveler will be able to see how many days they have […]
On June 29, the SEC announced that it will permit all companies to submit draft registration statements relating to initial public offerings for review on a non-public basis. The ability to file confidentially is currently available only to “emerging growth companies” under the JOBS Act. Confidential filings will also be available to non-EGC filers for follow-on offerings […]
Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta recently announced actions to increase protections of American workers while more aggressively confronting entities committing visa program fraud and abuse. “Entities who engage in visa program fraud and abuse are breaking our laws and are harming American workers, negatively affecting Americans’ ability to provide for themselves and their families. We […]