All posts tagged "Federal Court"
Court allows fiscal board to continue leading Puerto Rico debt probe
Magistrate judge rejects creditor committee petition to investigate role of Government Development Bank, Banco Popular and Banco Santander in public debt issuances
- Posted November 15, 2017
Puerto Rico electric utility rejects fiscal board’s intention to appoint ‘chief transformation officer’
Gov't insists post is 'unnecessary'; alleges potential 'interests' involved
- Posted October 27, 2017
Fiscal Board Seeks Reconsideration of Besosa’s Ruling
Board says judge made at least 'three manifest errors of law'
- Posted November 2, 2016
Resident commissioner hopefuls seek funds for Federal Court on the island
SAN JUAN—The candidates for resident commissioner of the Popular Democratic Party (PDP) and New Progressive Party (PNP), Héctor Ferrer and Jenniffer Gonzalez, respectively, pledged Thursday to seek additional funding to the Federal Court in Puerto Rico and...
- Posted October 6, 2016
Political Corruption Case Enters the Home Stretch
SAN JUAN—Federal prosecutors reviewed on Monday all the evidence presented in the case against four co-defendants involved with former Popular Democratic Party (PPD) fundraiser Anaudi Javier Hernández Pérez, and asked the jury to issue a guilty verdict...
- Posted October 4, 2016
Judge Grants in Part Discrimination Suit Filed by Homeless Golfer Against City of Bayamon
U.S. District Judge Daniel Domínguez granted in part but dismissed in part a lawsuit filed by Mark Anthony Burk, a former reality TV star, against the city of Bayamon charging job discrimination on the basis of race. Domínguez...
- Posted July 6, 2016
Federal Judge Invalidates Same-Sex Marriage in Puerto Rico
Supreme Court Ruling Doesn't Apply to Island Because of Territorial Status, Pérez Giménez Ruled
- Posted March 9, 2016
Wal-Mart Civil Trial Challenging Transfer-Pricing Tax Gets Underway
Wal-Mart Civil Trial Challenging Transfer-Pricing Tax Gets Underway The civil trial in the lawsuit that Wal-Mart Puerto Rico filed against the commonwealth government over the hike in the transfer-pricing tax got underway this week at the federal...
- Posted February 5, 2016
Federal Court Orders Commonwealth to Produce Audited Financial Statements
SAN JUAN – The U.S. Federal Court in San Juan ordered the commonwealth government to “immediately streamline its discovery plan” in the case of Wal-Mart Puerto Rico v. the Secretary of the Treasury because it considered it...
- Posted January 13, 2016