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|NYS Department of Financial Services Adopts Final Rule Imposing Enhanced BSA/AML Compliance Standards on Financial Institutions|
Michael A. Berlin, Carl A. Fornaris, Harold N. Iselin, William B. Mack, Niall E. O'Hegarty; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
July 28, 2016, previously published on July 11, 2016On June 30, 2016, the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS or the Department) announced its adoption of the final version of its new regulation (the Final Rule) setting forth the required elements of “Transaction Monitoring and Filtering Programs” maintained by New York...
|The 11th Circuit Finds the SEC’s Claim for Disgorgement Time-Barred, Thereby Creating a Circuit Split|
David A. Coulson, Robert A. Horowitz, Jared R. Kessler; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
July 7, 2016, previously published on June 10, 2016Creating a split with the United States Courts of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals recently determined that the five-year limitations period applicable to SEC enforcement actions bars not only civil monetary penalties, but also declaratory relief and disgorgement. See...
|FinCEN Proposes New Rule to End North Korea’s Access to U.S. Financial System|
Kara M. Bombach, Elana Broitman, Carl A. Fornaris; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
July 7, 2016, previously published on June 20, 2016In the wake of North Korea’s nuclear tests that violated United Nations (UN) sanctions, on June 1, 2016, the U.S. Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) released a Notice of Finding that concludes that the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK or...
|Virginia Letter Ruling Finds Nexus Based on Employee Working From Home|
Burt Bruton, C. Stephen Davis, G. Michelle Ferreira, William H. Gorrod, Courtney A. Hopley; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
June 14, 2016, previously published on June 3, 2016The Virginia Department of Taxation recently issued a letter ruling which determined that an employee working from home within the state creates corporate income tax nexus.
|FinCEN Finalizes Customer Due Diligence Rule|
Carl A. Fornaris, Brett M. Kitt; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
June 8, 2016, previously published on May 25, 2016May 6, 2016, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network of the U.S. Department of the Treasury (FinCEN) finalized regulations that will require banks, securities broker dealers, mutual funds, futures commission merchants, and introducing brokers in commodities (collectively, Covered Institutions) to...
|Florida Passes Legislation That Will Facilitate Public-Private Partnership (P3) Projects|
Bruce H. Giles-Klein, Timothy J. Green; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 20, 2016, previously published on April 28, 2016The State of Florida, a longtime leader among states in facilitating Public Private Partnership projects (P3s), has recently passed legislation that will expand available options for the tax-exempt financing of P3 projects. On April 4, 2016, the Governor of Florida signed into law House Bill 7027...
|Rising Salary Levels Governing Fair Labor Standards Act’s ‘White Collar’ Exemptions May Lift Union Votes|
Joseph Z. Fleming; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
April 26, 2016, previously published on April 12, 2016Since March 14, 2016, when the Department of Labor (DOL) transmitted its final rule to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) increasing the salary required to qualify for the “white collar” overtime exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), employers have been encouraged...
|New Building Code Legislation Provides Relief for Existing Buildings Required to Install First Responder Radio Signal Systems|
Robert S. Fine; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
April 13, 2016, previously published on March 29, 2016On Friday, March 25, 2016, Governor Scott signed House Bill 535 into law. While the majority of this omnibus building code bill affects new construction or the construction permitting process, one provision will provide immediate financial relief for owners and management of existing buildings.
|Section 162(m): Actions that Should be Taken by March 30, 2016, and/or in this Year’s Proxy to Avoid the $1,000,000 Deduction Limitation|
Michael R. Einig, Ian A. Herbert, Leslie A. Klein, Steven B. Lapidus, Mindy B. Leathe; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
April 7, 2016, previously published on March 22, 2016This GT Alert serves to remind our publicly held clients of things that need to be done early this year to minimize or avoid the application of the deduction limitations imposed by Section 162(m) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended. The Alert also provides an overview of the basic...
|U.S. Further Eases Restrictions on Cuba Travel and Financial Transactions|
Kara M. Bombach, Cyril T. Brennan, Yosbel A. Ibarra, Sandra K. Jorgensen; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 30, 2016, previously published on March 16, 2016In its most recent move in a series of changes designed to increase engagement between the United States and Cuba, and in line with the Administration’s policy, on March 16, 2016, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) amended the existing Cuban...