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Press Releases

November 4, 2016

Jose Luis Carbonell Makes Presentation to Delegation of Brazilian Business Executives

SAN ANT0NIO – Jose Luis Carbonell, chair of the ScottHulse business section and international practice group, was a guest speaker and roundtable participant at How to Do Business in Texas, a two-day seminar presented for a delegation of business executives from Brazil.  >>>Full Story


October 17, 2016

ScottHulse Attorneys and Staff to Demonstrate the Importance of Voting by Walking to the County Courthouse on October 24, the First Day of Early Voting

EL PASO, TX – As they have done for the past four presidential elections, on October 24, the first day of early voting, attorneys and staff of the ScottHulse law firm will walk together to the El Paso County Courthouse from their offices in the Chase Tower in downtown El Paso to exercise their right to vote. >>>Full Story


September 20, 2016

ScottHulse Attorney Rosemary Marin Admitted to State Bar of New Mexico

EL PASO, TX – Attorney Rosemary Marin, a ScottHulse shareholder and a member of the firm’s board of directors, has been admitted to the State Bar of New Mexico. She was sworn in September 20, at a ceremony at the the Kiva Auditorium in Albuquerque. >>>Full Story


September 19, 2016

ScottHulse Labor & Employment Attorney Rosemary Marin Speaks to Restaurant Association Regarding Upcoming Changes in Federal Overtime Rules

EL PASO, TX – Attorney Rosemary Marin, chair of the ScottHulse Law Firm’s labor and employment section and a member of the firm’s litigation and education law practice groups, was a featured speaker at the September 13 meeting of the El Paso Restaurant Association. >>>Full Story


September 6, 2016

Stuart Schwartz and Casey Stevenson Featured Speakers at 2016 State Bar of Texas Collections Course

EL PASO, TX – Attorneys Stuart Schwartz and Casey Stevenson, shareholders of the ScottHulse law firm, were featured speakers at the State Bar of Texas 2016 Collections and Creditors’ Rights Course held in Dallas and rebroadcast in Houston. >>>Full Story


June 15, 2016

ScottHulse to Present June 24th Seminar Focused  on New U.S. Department of Labor Overtime Rule

EL PASO, TX – ScottHulse Law Firm’s labor and employment practice group will present a seminar focusing on the U.S. Department of Labor’s new Final Overtime Rule, Friday, June 24, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., at the El Paso Club in downtown El Paso. >>>Full Story


March 15, 2016

8th Annual Labor & Employment Seminar Reaches Record Number of Attendees

EL PASO, TX – ScottHulse Law Firm’s 2016 Labor & Employment Law Seminar, held on March 3, set a new attendance record for the annual event, which is now in its eighth year. The seminar, which was attended by more than 250 business owners, executives, managers, supervisors, human resource professionals, and in-house legal counsel, was hosted by the South-West Texas Small Business Development Center at El Paso Community College. >>>Full Story

Legal Updates

Federal Judge Blocks Obama Overtime Pay Rule Set to Go into Effect December 1, 2016

District Judge Amos Mazzant of the Eastern District of Texas imposed a nationwide injunction against the U.S. Department of Labor’s hotly contested Final Overtime Rule which was set to go into effect December 1, 2016. >>>Full Update


USCIS Publishes Revised Form I-9. Compliance Deadline is January 22, 2017

By John S. Collins, Associate Attorney The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services Department (“USCIS”) has published its long-awaited revised version of the Form I-9. >>>Full Update


Effective Today, the Cost of U.S. Department of Labor Fines and Penalties Is Increasing Significantly

By John S. Collins, Associate Attorney The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services Department (“USCIS”) has published its long-awaited revised version of the Form I-9. >>>Full Update


Final DOL Rule Updating Overtime Regulations

President Barack Obama and U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez announced the publication of the Department of Labor’s much-anticipated, final rule updating overtime regulations. >>>Full Update


Proposed Changes to Form I-9 Will Delay Release

The Department of United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced on 3/28/16 that it was making further changes to the Form I-9 in response to public that were made during the 60-day period that the proposed changes were listed in the Federal Register. >>>Full Update


USCIS Form I-9 expires 3/31/16

We’ve been monitoring the issuance of the new Form I-9 as the expiration date of the current Form I-9 approaches on 3/31/16. >>>Full Update


Changes to Operation of Maquiladoras in Mexico

Several changes have been made to the operation of Maquiladoras in Mexico including import and export regulations, inventory control regulations, and taxing and declaration procedures. >>>Full Update


Oil Export Ban Lifted; Implications for Eagle Ford

January 7, 2016 On December 18, 2015, President Obama signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016 (H.R.2029.ENR) which lifts a long-standing ban on the export of crude oil from the United States, effective immediately.>>>Full Update

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