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|Recent Court Ruling Restricts Automatic Telephone Dialing System Calls to Cellphones|
Mitchell F. Brecher; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
September 27, 2013, previously published on September 25, 2013A recent federal appeals court decision will significantly enhance consumers’ ability to protect themselves from unwanted calls initiated by automatic telephone dialing systems to their cell phones. On August 22, 2013, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit issued a ruling...
|DOL Publishes Final Rule Eliminating Exemption to FLSA's Minimum Wage and Overtime Provisions for Home-Healthcare Workers|
Brett T. Lane, David Long-Daniels; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
September 27, 2013, previously published on September 24, 2013On September 17, 2013, the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Wage and Hour Division (WHD) released its long-awaited final rule on the application of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to domestic service workers. The final rule, set to become effective January 1, 2015, makes significant...
|Are You Compliant? New Public Records Act Impacts Government Contractors in Florida|
Glenn Burhans, Bridget Kellogg Smitha; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
September 25, 2013, previously published on September 23, 2013Private entities contracting with governmental agencies should be aware of the newly enacted Section 119.0701, Florida Statutes, which affects the entities’ contractual obligations concerning the maintenance of, and provision of access to, public records. Florida has very broad public...
|'Skin in the Game' Credit Risk Retention Rules Re-Proposed|
Robert E. Bostrom, Carl A. Fornaris, Lindsay K. Lefteroff, Mark I. Michigan, Gil Rudolph; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
September 16, 2013, previously published on September 12, 2013On August 28, 2013, six federal financial services agencies issued a notice revising a proposed rule to implement Section 941 of the Dodd-Frank Act, which requires sponsors of securitization transactions to retain at least five percent credit risk in such transactions. By requiring securitizers to...
|The Draft EU Data Protection Regulation: Where Are We Now, And Where Are We Going?|
Luke Dixon; Greenberg Traurig Maher LLP;
September 16, 2013, previously published on September 10, 2013Recent news on both sides of the Atlantic has included considerable commentary on the issues of data privacy and international data flows. With an important vote on the issue due to take place in the EU Parliament next month, now seems like a good time to bring readers up to date with progress on...
|U.S. ITC Public Hearing on Digital Trade in Moffett Field, California on September 25th -- Requests to Attend Due September 12, 2013|
Philippe M. Bruno; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
September 12, 2013, previously published on September 10, 2013On September 25th the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) will hold a public hearing on digital trade at the NASA Ames Conference Center in Moffett Field, California. The hearing is being held in conjunction with the USITC investigations on Digital Trade in the U.S. and Global Economies.
|Mexico Tax Reform Bill 2014|
Diana S. Davis, Felipe Garcia Estrada; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
September 12, 2013, previously published on September 10, 2013The following GT Alert provides a general overview of the Tax Reform Bill that the President of Mexico submitted to the Mexican Congress.
|GAO Report to Congress Calls For Increasing The Consistency of Requirements Upon Medicare Contractors Performing Post-Payment Review of Fee-For-Service Claims|
Tracy J. Mabry; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
September 10, 2013, previously published on September 9, 2013On August 22, 2013, the United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) publicly released its report of July 23, 2013 to Congress on “MEDICARE PROGRAM INTEGRITY: Increasing Consistency of Contractor Requirements May Improve Administrative Efficiency”. The GAO’s findings and...
|The HIPAA Omnibus Rule: Covered Entity Liability for Business Associate Actions|
Tricia A. Asaro; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
September 10, 2013, previously published on September 9, 2013In January of this year, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued new Omnibus regulations that strengthen the privacy and security protections established under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the Health Information Technology for Economic...
|Bilateral Investment Treaties - The Dutch Gold Standard|
Aravind Ramanna, Peter van Langeveld; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
September 9, 2013, previously published on September 6, 2013Offshore tax structures are off the corporate agenda. The Netherlands offers an attractive safe haven alternative with realistic tax rates and a real economy for optimizing corporate tax planning policies without being tainted by a tax haven status that some traditional choices such as Luxembourg,...