News for February 2014

City of New Orleans Planning Director Meets with Real Property Committee

City of New Orleans Planning Director Meets with Real Property Committee

February 26, 2014 | Posted in: 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... » Read More



Healthcare Law CLE with Senator David Heitmeier

Healthcare Law CLE with Senator David Heitmeier

February 20, 2014 | Posted in: 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. ... » Read More



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

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

February 13, 2014 | Posted in: 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 Gia... » Read More



Environmental Law and Toxic Torts

Environmental Law and Toxic Torts

February 12, 2014 | Posted in: 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 ... » Read More



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

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

February 12, 2014 | Posted in: 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 &ld... » Read More



Fraud, Peremption & the Revocatory Action

Fraud, Peremption & the Revocatory Action

February 10, 2014 | Posted in: 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. ... » Read More



Downtown Development District Talks to Real Property Committee

Downtown Development District Talks to Real Property Committee

February 6, 2014 | Posted in: 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... » Read More