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|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...
|Department of Labor Issues Final Rule Revising Sex Discrimination Guidelines for Federal Contractors|
Johnine P. Barnes; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
July 7, 2016, previously published on June 17, 2016On June 14, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued the final rule updating the Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Program’s regulations prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sex. The updated regulations prohibit federal contractors with contracts or subcontracts totaling $10,000...
|FDA Announces Changes to the Nutrition Information on the Labels of Food, Beverages, and Dietary Supplements|
Justin J. Prochnow, Nancy E. Taylor; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
June 9, 2016, previously published on May 27, 2016On May 20, 2016, the FDA announced that it finalized changes to the Nutrition Facts panel on the labels of packaged foods and beverages, as well as changes to the Supplement Facts panel on the labels of dietary supplements. The final regulations were published in the Federal Register on May 27,...
|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...
|Rejecting the Aspire Court Decision, the CFTC Proposes a ‘Private Right of Action’ Amendment to RTO-ISO Order|
Harris L. Kay, Gregory K. Lawrence; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
June 7, 2016, previously published on May 18, 2016On March 28, 2013, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) issued an Order (the RTO-ISO Order), which exempted certain electric energy transactions conducted in particular regional transmission organizations (RTOs) and independent system operators (ISOs) from the Commodity Exchange Act...
|CFPB Proposed Rule on Consumer Finance Arbitration|
Jennifer L. Gray, Brett M. Kitt, Gil Rudolph, Murray B. Silverstein; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 31, 2016, previously published on May 16, 2016On May 5, 2016, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) presented for public comment its proposed rule prohibiting the use of mandatory pre-dispute arbitration clauses that waive class action lawsuits. The proposed rule would require providers to explicitly disclose to consumers that the...
|U.S. Extends Authorization for Transactions with Sanctioned Belarusian Entities|
David Baron, Kara M. Bombach, Sandra K. Jorgensen; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 18, 2016, previously published on May 3, 2016On April 29, 2016, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) issued General License No. 2A extending its previous Oct. 29, 2015, Belarus-related general authorization (General License 2) to engage in transactions with all sanctioned Belarusian entities. The...
|CFPB Scrutinized During Oral Argument Before the D.C. Circuit in PHH Corp. v. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau|
Jennifer L. Gray, Gil Rudolph, Murray B. Silverstein; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 10, 2016, previously published on April 22, 2016In a closely watched case testing the limits of the Dodd-Frank Act’s creation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), the U. S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit heard oral arguments in PHH Corp. v. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on April 12, 2016. The...
|New North Korea Sanctions Designations|
Kara M. Bombach, Cyril T. Brennan, Sandra K. Jorgensen, Erik de Bie, Marie-José van der Heijden; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
April 14, 2016, previously published on March 18, 2016Further to the newly-enacted North Korea Sanctions and Policy Enhancement Act of 2016 (H.R. 757) (the Act) summarized in our previous GT Alert, on March 16, 2016, President Obama issued an executive order implementing a number of sanctions measures pursuant to the Act.
|Does FERC’s Denial of Authority to Construct Jordan Cove Signal a More Rigorous Test for Future LNG Projects?|
Gus Howard, Kenneth M. Minesinger, Howard L. Nelson; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
April 14, 2016, previously published on March 21, 2016On March 11, 2016, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) denied an application by Jordan Cove Energy Project, L.P. (Jordan Cove) for authority under Section 3 of the Natural Gas Act (NGA) to site, construct, and operate a facility at Coos Bay, Oregon, for the exportation, principally to...