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|Regulation of E-Liquids|
Robert Y. Maples; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
February 12, 2016, previously published on February 3, 2016On Jan. 28, 2016, the President signed S. 142, the Child Nicotine Poisoning Protection Act (the Act), into law. After passing the U.S. Senate in December and the U.S. House earlier this month by voice vote, the President’s signature starts the clock on a 180-day effective date.
|Energy and Pipeline Safety|
Diane J. Blagman, Andrew Zausner; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
February 9, 2016, previously published on January 12, 2016After lifting the export ban on crude oil and extending tax credits for renewable energy at the end of the last session, Congress may have an appetite to pass more measures to reform the country’s energy policy. The Energy Policy Modernization Act (S. 2012), a bipartisan energy overhaul bill...
|Revised Jurisdictional Thresholds Under the HSR Act and For the Prohibition of Interlocking Directorates|
Andrew G. Berg, Stephen M. Pepper; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
February 8, 2016, previously published on January 22, 2016Yesterday, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) published a notice to revise the premerger notification thresholds for mergers and acquisitions under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended (“HSR Act”). The FTC also published revisions to the...
|The FY 2016 National Defense Authorization Act’s Substantial Impact On Federal Procurement—Part II|
Elana Broitman, Melissa P. Prusock, Michael J. Schaengold; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
February 5, 2016, previously published on January 27, 2016The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 (S. 1356), signed into law Nov. 25, 2015, includes major procurement-related reforms. See P.L. 114-92. Most (but not all) of the procurement related provisions are included, as usual, in Title VIII—Acquisition Policy, Acquisition...
|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...
|Iran Deal is Implemented: U.S. and EU Remove Nuclear-Related Sanctions on Iran|
Kara M. Bombach, Cyril T. Brennan, Sandra K. Jorgensen, Erik de Bie; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
February 2, 2016, previously published on January 18, 2016Jan. 16, 2016 marked “Implementation Day” of the Iran Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), as the U.S. initiated the removal of its nuclear-related sanctions against Iran and the EU removed the majority of its existing Iran-related sanctions. The final precondition to...
|New HIPAA Guidance: What Covered Entities Need to Know About Individuals’ Right Under HIPAA to Access their Health Information|
Jeffrey S. Alberg, Eleanor (Miki) A. Kolton; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
January 20, 2016, previously published on January 14, 2016On Jan. 7, 2016, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released guidance clarifying individuals’ right to access their protected health information (PHI) maintained by or for their health care providers and health plans (covered entities) under...
|Immigrant Investor Program (EB-5 Regional Center Program) Extended in Congressional Omnibus Appropriations|
Kate Kalmykov, Robert Y. Maples, Laura Foote Reiff, Matthew Virkstis; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
January 15, 2016, previously published on January 5, 2016Prior to adjournment, the U.S. Congress passed an Omnibus $1.1 trillion year-end spending bill which was signed into law by President Obama on Dec. 18, 2015. (P.L. 114-113).
|Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Guidance on Section 1332 Waivers for State Innovation, Comments Due|
Nancy E. Taylor; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
January 14, 2016, previously published on January 7, 2016Section 1332 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) provides the Secretary of Health and Human Services and the Secretary of the Treasury with the discretion to approve a state’s proposal to waive specific provisions of the ACA (State Innovation Waiver), provided the proposal...
|FCC Proposes to Relax Limitations on Telecom Service to Cuba|
Kara M. Bombach, Mitchell F. Brecher, Cyril T. Brennan; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
January 6, 2016, previously published on December 18, 2015On Nov. 24, 2015, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released a public notice inviting comments on its proposal to remove Cuba from its Exclusion List. If implemented, Cuba’s removal from the Exclusion List would allow U.S. telecommunication carriers to provide facilities-based...