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|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...
|Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Interstate Row About Agency Liability for Aggressive Tax Collection Practices|
Ed Chansky, Jeremiah Coder, G. Michelle Ferreira, Courtney A. Hopley, Bradley R. Marsh; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
July 24, 2015, previously published on July 16, 2015The U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari of a Nevada Supreme Court decision that imposed tort liability against the California Franchise Tax Board for the agency’s action in conducting a tax audit. The eventual decision by the U.S. Supreme Court will give guidance on the scope of sovereign...
|CMS Proposes Stark Law Modifications|
Somer Hayes, Michael L. Malone; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
July 16, 2015, previously published on July 15, 2015On July 15, 2015, the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed Medicare Part B physician fee schedule rulemaking is expected to be published in the Federal Register. Included therein are proposals for substantial changes to, and clarifications of, the federal physician...
|New Guidance Regarding Basket Derivatives|
John Kaufmann; Greenberg Traurig LLP;
July 16, 2015, previously published on July 15, 2015On July 8, the Internal Revenue Service (the IRS) issued two new pieces of guidance regarding certain derivatives on baskets of assets. One is old wine in new bottles; the other is an expansion of the category of transaction under IRS scrutiny.
Ed Chansky, Erica Okerberg; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
July 16, 2015, previously published on July 16, 2015What does it take to create a binding contract online? This question has vexed courts, consumers, and e-commerce companies since the dawn of the Internet.
|Iran Nuclear Deal Reached - Prospects for Sanctions Relief|
Kara M. Bombach, Sandra K. Jorgensen, Renee A. Latour; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
July 15, 2015, previously published on July 14, 2015On July 14, 2015, the five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council (China, France, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States) plus Germany (the P5+1), and Iran announced that they had reached a final deal regarding Iran’s nuclear program, the so-called Joint Comprehensive Plan...
|CFPB Releases Spring 2015 Rulemaking Agenda|
Peter L. Cockrell, Brett M. Kitt, Gil Rudolph, J. Scott Sheehan; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
July 15, 2015, previously published on July 7, 2015The CFPB recently released its spring 2015 rulemaking agenda as required by the Regulatory Flexibility Act. It described the following upcoming rulemakings:
|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...
|New York State Gaming Commission Proposes Rules on Gaming Facility Licensing|
Mark F. Glaser, Laura McAllister Cox, Joshua L. Oppenheimer; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
July 14, 2015, previously published on July 13, 2015In anticipation of the award of three casino licenses in the Empire State this fall, on July 6, 2015, the New York State Gaming Commission proposed rules for the licensing of gaming facilities.
|CJEU Judgment on Gazprom Offers No Guidance on Revised Brussels I Regulation|
Hans Urlus; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
July 14, 2015, previously published on July 13, 2015On May 13, 2015, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) handed down its much anticipated judgment in the Gazprom case to a somewhat deflated fanfare.1 The judgment was expected to provide clarity on whether intra-EU court anti-suit injunctions are permissible under the newly revised...