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|Determining the IRS’s Fair Share: Considering Discounts to Establish the Value of Interests in Artwork for U.S. Transfer Tax Purposes|
William E. Keenen; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
February 25, 2015, previously published on December 18, 2014 Under U.S. law, a tax generally is imposed whenever one individual gratuitously transfers an interest in property to another. This tax is computed on the value of the property interest transferred, whether during one’s life (to which the gift tax applies) or at one’s death (to which the...
|The Debate Over Florida’s First Commercial Waste-to-Energy Incinerator in 2 Decades|
Kerri L. Barsh; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
February 17, 2015, previously published on January 28, 2015Palm Beach County will soon commence operations of the nation’s first commercial waste-to-energy trash incinerator in 20 years. The $670 million incinerator, located immediately north of the Solid Waste Authority’s existing facility on Jog Road, will combust approximately 3,000 tons of...
|Miami-Dade County Moves Forward with Comprehensive Climate Change Planning Initiatives|
Kerri L. Barsh; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
February 17, 2015, previously published on January 22, 2015I have written previously here about Miami-Dade County’s recent climate change initiatives, which included adoption of requirements in 2014 that all county infrastructure projects consider the potential impact of sea level rise during all project phases and that existing infrastructure be...
|Detroit and Stockton Plans Confirmed; Lessons Learned|
John B. Hutton, Nancy A. Mitchell; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
November 28, 2014, previously published on November 13, 2014Plans of Adjustment were confirmed recently in each of the landmark Detroit, MI and Stockton, CA bankruptcy cases. Although both cases shared many common legal issues, they took different paths to reach confirmation. Detroit, which resolved its cases by entering into settlements with its major...
|Investor Advisory Committee Recommends Changes to Accredited Investor Definition|
Paul Berkowitz, Zachary A. Greenberg, Jean E. Harris; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
November 6, 2014, previously published on October 30, 2014On Oct. 9, 2014, the Investor Advisory Committee (the Committee) formally presented its recommendation to the Securities Exchange Commission (the SEC) regarding the definition of “accredited investor” in Regulation D. The definition, largely unchanged since its inception, is aimed at...
|Special Transportation & Infrastructure Panel Releases Report on Public-Private Partnerships|
Diane J. Blagman, Robert S. Brams, Alais L. M. Griffin, Yosbel A. Ibarra, Jamey L. Tesler; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
October 15, 2014, previously published on October 2, 2014Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Panel on Public-Private Partnerships (P3 Panel) released its final report and recommendations regarding how to improve the delivery, oversight, and transparency of P3s (Report). This Report comes at the...
|SEC Announces Enforcement Actions Against Public Companies and Corporate Insiders Based on Failure to Timely File Transaction Reports|
Ira N. Rosner, Joshua M. Samek; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
September 22, 2014, previously published on September 16, 2014On September 10, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced enforcement actions against 28 public company insiders for violating federal securities laws requiring prompt reporting about their holdings and transactions in company stock. The 28 public company insiders included 13...
|Virtual Currency - New York State Extends Comment Deadline on BitLicense Proposal|
Michael A. Berlin, Carl A. Fornaris, William B. Mack, Jamey L. Tesler; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
September 15, 2014, previously published on September 9, 2014On August 21, 2014, the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) agreed to double the length of the open-comment period for its proposed virtual currency regulatory framework, extending the period another 45 days, to October, 21, 2014.
|The 2014 Voluntary Disclosure Program: Important Changes for the Still Non-Compliant Taxpayer with Foreign Accounts|
Seth J. Entin, G. Michelle Ferreira, Courtney A. Hopley; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
July 8, 2014, previously published on June 20, 2014On June 18, 2014, the Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), John Koskinen, announced significant changes to the IRS’s offshore voluntary disclosure program (referred to as the “2014 OVDP”). The changes to the program are described in this Alert. The changes are...
|The Departments of Labor and Health & Human Services Seek to Enhance Care Benefits Under COBRA|
Michael R. Einig, Magan P. Ray; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
June 13, 2014, previously published on May 19, 2014On May 2, 2014, the Employee Benefits Security Administration of the Department of Labor (DOL) released proposed regulations, which contain changes to the existing Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA) notice requirements. These changes are intended to incorporate...