News for February 2014

City of New Orleans Planning Director Meets with Real Property Committee Photo

City of New Orleans Planning Director Meets with Real Property Committee

February 26, 2014 News

Bob Rivers, the Planning Director of the City of New Orleans, met with the Real Estate section for its monthly lunch.  Mr. Rivers discussed the upcoming comprehensive zoning office, and the due process and notice issues that are being addre… Read More »

Healthcare Law CLE with Senator David Heitmeier Photo

Healthcare Law CLE with Senator David Heitmeier

February 20, 2014 News

Senator David Heitmeier led the Anticipated Health Care Issues in the 2014 Legislative Session CLE on February 20, 2014 at the NOBA office. During the one hour CLE he discussed Medicaid expansion and health care funding challenges. He also explo… Read More »

Judge Robin Giarrusso Meets with Wills, Trusts, and Succession Committee Photo

Judge Robin Giarrusso Meets with Wills, Trusts, and Succession Committee

February 13, 2014 News

The Wills, Trusts, and Successions committee met on February 13, 2014, and were presented with Judge Giarrusso's insights from CDC court. Here are the highlights: ·         Judge Giarrusso dis… Read More »

Environmental Law and Toxic Torts Photo

Environmental Law and Toxic Torts

February 12, 2014 Uncategorized

Craig Isenberg led an interesting discussion about low-level chemical exposure cases and the challenges inherent in presenting such complex, expert-driven cases to the courts in the Environmental Law and Toxic Torts Committee lunch meeting on… Read More »

"Mass Action" Removal Under CAFA - Defining "More Than 100 Persons ... Tried Jointly" - Courts in Conflict

February 12, 2014 Committees

By William B. Gaudet and Anil Mujumdar Two continuing issues of local and national importance for federal jurisdiction (or avoiding it) under the Class Action Fairness Act (“CAFA” or the “Act”)[1] are “mass a… Read More »

Fraud, Peremption & the Revocatory Action Photo

Fraud, Peremption & the Revocatory Action

February 10, 2014 News

Fraud, Peremption & the Revocatory Action By Albert J. Derbes, IV Chair, NOBA Bankruptcy & Debtor/Creditors' Rights Committee   The Louisiana Legislature’s recent amendment to La.C.C. art. 2041 should brin… Read More »

Downtown Development District Talks to Real Property Committee Photo

Downtown Development District Talks to Real Property Committee

February 6, 2014 News

Kurt Weigle, President and CEO of the Downtown Development District, gave a presentation to the Real Property Committee on Feb. 5, 2014.  Mr. Weigle outlined the DDD’s mission, spoke about many residential, retail, entertainment an… Read More »

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