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|The Next Modest Wave of Cuba Thaw—U.S. Eases Restrictions on Exports, Export Trade Financing, and Artistic Productions|
Kara M. Bombach, Cyril T. Brennan, Yosbel A. Ibarra, Sandra K. Jorgensen; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
February 5, 2016, previously published on January 28, 2016On Jan. 27, 2016, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) once again amended the existing Cuban Assets Control Regulations (Cuba Sanctions Regulations) to open the door for further U.S. engagement with Cuba. The amendments remove certain restrictions on...
|U.S. Treasury Department Will Require Certain Title Insurance Companies and Their Agents To Report the Identities of the Ultimate Beneficial Owners of Entities Used To Buy Manhattan or Miami Residential Real Estate in All-Cash Purchases |
Shannon L. Bothwell, Jared E. Dwyer, Carl A. Fornaris, Robert J. Ivanhoe, Wendy Li; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
February 2, 2016, previously published on January 15, 2016On Jan. 13, 2016, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network of the U.S. Department of the Treasury (FinCEN) issued Geographic Targeting Orders (GTOs) applicable to certain U.S. title insurance companies and their subsidiaries and “agents” (collectively, the Targeted Title Insurance...
|SEC Adopts Regulation Crowdfunding to Facilitate Early Capital Raises|
Barbara A. Jones, Ira N. Rosner, John K. Wells; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
November 27, 2015, previously published on November 17, 2015On Oct. 30, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted Regulation Crowdfunding by a 3-1 vote. The rules were adopted despite concerns expressed in comment letters to the SEC that capital raising through crowdfunding could lead to fraudulent activities, and thereby place...
|Is Your Website ADA-Compliant? Does It Need to Be?|
Ed Chansky, Robert S. Fine, Erica Okerberg; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
November 10, 2015, previously published on November 5, 2015Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires any “place of public accommodation” to be accessible to persons with disabilities. The ADA does not directly define “place of public accommodation.” Instead, it sets forth a long list of examples, such as...
|U.S. Sanctions Scuttle Honduran Bank, Raise Compliance Stakes|
Kara M. Bombach, Jared E. Dwyer, Carl A. Fornaris; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
October 28, 2015, previously published on October 23, 2015For the first time in its history, the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) of the U.S. Treasury Department recently designated a bank under the Kingpin Act. The unprecedented designation of the Honduran bank, Banco Continental S.A., on Oct. 7, 2015, means that transactions with Banco...
|Little Known Florida Statute Affects Securities Issuers That Do Business in Cuba|
Carl A. Fornaris, Yosbel A. Ibarra; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
July 29, 2015, previously published on July 21, 2015While diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba continue to normalize, issuers of securities sold in Florida should be mindful of a little-noticed but long-existing Florida statute that requires them to disclose any business activities in Cuba. Passed in 1992, Section 517.075 of the...
|FinCEN Issues Second South Florida GTO in Less Than Three Months|
Jared E. Dwyer, Carl A. Fornaris; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
July 14, 2015, previously published on July 13, 2015Today, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), working in conjunction with U.S. Internal Revenue Service - Criminal Investigation (IRS-CI) and the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Florida, issued a Geographic Targeting Order (GTO) for Miami-Dade and...
|Supreme Court Rules Same-Sex Marriage is a Fundamental Right|
Hilarie Bass, Rebecca H. Silk; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
June 29, 2015, previously published on June 26, 2015Today, in a 5-4 decision authored by Justice Kennedy, the Supreme Court struck down the laws of those states that preclude same-sex marriage and also held that each state must recognize same-sex marriages lawfully performed in other states. The Court held state laws invalidating same-sex marriage...
|Clean Water Act Jurisdiction Under the Newly Issued Clean Water Rule|
Kerri L. Barsh, John V. Chibbaro, Michael G. Cooke, H. Hamilton Hackney, Hayley E. Neal; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
June 25, 2015, previously published on June 19, 2015More than 40 years after Congress passed the landmark Clean Water Act, the jurisdictional reach of that statute remains a contentious legal and political issue. By prohibiting the discharge of pollutants to “navigable waters” without a permit, the Act expressly limits its protections to...
|New York State Releases Final BitLicense Regulation|
Michael A. Berlin, Steven M. Felsenstein, Carl A. Fornaris, William B. Mack, Niall E. O'Hegarty; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
June 15, 2015, previously published on June 9, 2015On June 3, 2015, the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) published its final BitLicense regulation. The regulation requires that firms engaged in “Virtual Currency Business Activity” that involves New York State or a New York resident apply to DFS for a BitLicense...