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|Illinois Jumps on the 'Ban-Wagon'|
Howard L. Mocerf; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
September 1, 2014, previously published on August 25, 2014Illinois has joined the increasing number of states that have enacted "Ban the Box" laws (so named because they prohibit employers from including on job applications a box for applicants to check if they have ever been convicted of a crime). On July 19, 2014, the Governor of Illinois...
|Update to Dutch Online Gaming Liberalization Process|
Martha A. Sabol, Reinier van de Steenoven, Emilie van Hasselt, Peter van Langeveld; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
August 4, 2014, previously published on August 01, 2014In July 2014, the Dutch legislative proposal to open the market for online gaming was submitted to the Dutch House of Representatives. At the same time, the advice given by the Dutch Council of State to the Dutch Government to reconsider its choice to liberalize the Internet gaming market was made...
|Update to Massachusetts Gaming Commission's Gaming Vendor Licensing Process|
Laura McAllister Cox, Martha A. Sabol, Jamey L. Tesler; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
July 24, 2014, previously published on July 22, 2014The gaming vendor licensing process is underway in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and applicants should be aware of the following:
|Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Allows Ballot Question on Gaming Repeal to Proceed|
H. Hamilton Hackney, Laura McAllister Cox, Christopher H. Milton, Martha A. Sabol, Jamey L. Tesler; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
July 8, 2014, previously published on June 24, 2014In a widely anticipated ruling, the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts (SJC), the State’s highest court, issued a unanimous decision on June 24, 2014 requiring the Attorney General to certify for the November ballot a petition seeking to prohibit casino and slots gambling and abolish...
|Supreme Court Modifies Class Certification Procedure in Securities Fraud Class Actions|
Pamela G. Smith; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
July 8, 2014, previously published on June 25, 2014On June 23, 2014, the Supreme Court issued its second decision in the long-running securities fraud class action against Halliburton (Halliburton II). In the parties’ second appearance before the Court, Halliburton sought the reversal of the “fraud on the market” rebuttable...
|The GROW AMERICA Act - Paves the Way for Public-Private Partnerships and State Funding for Infrastructure Through Tolling Facilities|
Diane J. Blagman, Jean M. DeLuca, Alais L. M. Griffin, Jamey L. Tesler, David Veator; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 19, 2014, previously published on May 8, 2014On April 30, 2014, the President sent a $302 billion surface transportation act to Congress, titled the Generating Renewal, Opportunity, and Work with Accelerating Mobility, Efficiency and Rebuilding of Infrastructure and Communities throughout America Act (GROW AMERICA Act or the Act). This...
|Comprehensive Tax Reform Proposal Puts Carried Interest Back on the Table|
Noam Lipshitz, John F. Prusiecki, Alejandro Ruiz; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 8, 2014, previously published on April 30, 2014On February 26, 2014, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-Mich.) introduced a discussion draft of the Tax Reform Act of 2014 (the Act) as an attempt to move forward with the most comprehensive revision of the Internal Revenue Code (the Code) since 1986. Many commentators are highly...
|California Poised to Pass On-Line Poker Legislation|
Jeffrey Leacox, Martha A. Sabol, Parke D. Terry; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 27, 2014, previously published on March 20, 2014Two coalitions have introduced rival bills in the California Legislature marking a third year of debate among state lawmakers over how to license and regulate on-line poker.
|The NLRB's New 'Quickie Election' Rules Imperil Employers' Ability to Maintain a Union-Free Workplace|
Howard L. Mocerf; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 3, 2014, previously published on February 27, 2014On February 6th, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) published new, proposed rules for conducting proceedings on petitions leading up to NLRB elections for employees to decide whether they want to be represented by a union. Most observers of the NLRB and those who regularly practice before...
|Sub-Saharan Africa's Performance in this Year's Corruption Perception Index|
Matthew J. Cannon, D. Porpoise Evans, Alais L. M. Griffin, Benjamin B. Tymann; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
December 9, 2013, previously published on December 5, 2013The Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI), published annually by Transparency International, scores 177 countries and territories on their perceived level of public sector corruption using a scale from 0 (highly corrupt) to 100 (very clean). This highly-respected annual perception ranking draws its...