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|The Deterrent Effect of EU Competition Law; Higher Fines and Extended Targets|
Hans Urlus, Emilie van Hasselt; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 23, 2014, previously published on May 20, 2014Over the past few years, the fact that any “hardcore” cartel activity poses a real threat to the economy and to consumers in the EU has become ever more accepted. However, how to reflect the serious nature of these activities and to ensure that they are detected, deterred, and punished...
|CFPB Releases Report Highlighting Mortgage Issues Faced by Older Americans|
Peter L. Cockrell, Brett M. Kitt, Gil Rudolph, J. Scott Sheehan; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 19, 2014, previously published on May 13, 2014On May 7th, the CFPB released a snapshot report highlighting perceived challenges faced by older Americans regarding their mortgage debt. The report’s analysis, which is based on data gathered from the Census Bureau, the Federal Reserve and consumer complaints received by the CFPB, identified...
|FTC Reminds Media to Perform a 'Gut Check' Before Accepting Weight-Loss Advertising|
Justin J. Prochnow; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 19, 2014, previously published on May 9, 2014The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) kicked off the year with a press conference to announce “Operation Failed Resolution,” which was initiated as part of the FTC’s ongoing effort to stop misleading claims for products promoting easy weight loss and slimmer bodies. In addition to...
|Massachusetts Courts Tie the Very Existence of 'Trade Secrets' to Your Business Practices|
Kurt A. Kappes, James P. Ponsetto, David G. Thomas; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 19, 2014, previously published on May 8, 2014Companies value their trade secrets but must also take “reasonable measures” to keep that information secret in the event the company needs to protect it through the Massachusetts Court System. Failing to do so may render even the most valuable trade secrets unprotectable. Therefore, it...
|Recent NLRB Decision Limits Employer's Ability to Restrict Off-Duty Employee Access to its Property|
Charles S. Birenbaum, April L. Weaver; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 19, 2014, previously published on May 12, 2014The National Labor Relations Board’s recent decision in Piedmont Gardens, 360 NLRB No. 100 (2014), restricts an employer’s ability to regulate off-duty employee access to its property.
|The GROW AMERICA Act - Paves the Way for Public-Private Partnerships and State Funding for Infrastructure Through Tolling Facilities|
Diane J. Blagman, Jean M. DeLuca, Alais L. M. Griffin, Jamey L. Tesler, David Veator; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 19, 2014, previously published on May 8, 2014On April 30, 2014, the President sent a $302 billion surface transportation act to Congress, titled the Generating Renewal, Opportunity, and Work with Accelerating Mobility, Efficiency and Rebuilding of Infrastructure and Communities throughout America Act (GROW AMERICA Act or the Act). This...
|Recent Changes to New York Election Law and Government Ethics Laws to Affect Organizations Involved in Political Advocacy as well as Public Officials|
Mark F. Glaser, Joshua L. Oppenheimer, Steven C. Russo; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 19, 2014, previously published on May 12, 2014Continuing the recent trend, New York State has again enacted changes to New York’s election and government ethics laws in order to “restore public trust” in government. These “reforms,” which are likely to affect advocacy organizations, public officials, candidates,...
|New Bill Seeks to Combat Theft of Trade Secrets, Protect Jobs|
Johnine P. Barnes, Mariana Gaxiola; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 14, 2014, previously published on May 06, 20014On April 29, 2014, Senator Christopher Coons (D-Del.) and Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) introduced legislation to provide a federal cause of action to curtail the estimated $160 billion to $480 billion currently being lost by U.S. companies as a result of trade secret theft each year. The...
|Conflict Minerals Rule Update: Emergency Motion Filed For Complete Stay of SEC's Conflict Minerals Rule|
Barbara A. Jones; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 9, 2014, previously published on May 7, 2014As public companies struggle to craft disclosure in their first Form SD filings due May 31, 2014 (June 2, 2014) consistent with guidance (Guidance) issued on April 29, 2014 by the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Director of the Division of Corporation Finance, appellants National...
|Issuance of the National Infrastructure Program by the Mexico Federal Government|
Juan Manuel González Bernal, Cecilia Quintanilla, Pedro Javier Reséndez Bocanegra, Rodrigo Piñeiro Villanueva; Greenberg Traurig, S.C.;
May 9, 2014, previously published on May 7, 2014This GT Alert describes some of the most relevant aspects concerning Mexico's National Infrastructure Program published in the Federal Official Gazette on April 29, 2014 (the PNI).