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|Section 162(m): Actions that Should be Taken by March 31, 2014, and/or in this Year's Proxy to Avoid the $1,000,000 Deduction Limitation|
Greenberg Traurig LLP;
February 5, 2014, previously published on January 30, 2014This GT Alert serves to remind our publicly held clients of things that need to be done early this year to minimize or avoid the application of the deduction limitations imposed by Section 162(m) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended. The Alert also provides an overview of the basic...
|New Pregnancy Laws Deliver Additional Protections for Women|
Kristine J. Feher; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
February 5, 2014, previously published on January 30, 2014New Jersey lawmakers recently amended the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD) to provide additional protections for women whom employers know, or should know, are affected by pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. Following in the footsteps of recent New York City...
|Revised Hart-Scott-Rodino Premerger Notification Thresholds for 2014|
Andrew G. Berg, Mary K. Marks; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
January 22, 2014, previously published on January 17, 2014On January 17, 2014, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced revised Hart-Scott-Rodino Act (HSR) reporting thresholds under which transactions will be reportable only if, as a result of such transaction, the acquiring person will hold voting securities, assets, or non-corporate interests...
|Court of Appeals Rules the FCC May Not Impose Common Carrier Regulatory Requirements on Internet Broadband Providers|
Mitchell F. Brecher; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
January 17, 2014, previously published on January 17, 2014On January 14, 2014, a three-judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued its decision in Verizon v. Federal Communications Commission, No 11-1355, in which it vacated several key FCC rules governing the regulation of Internet traffic. Those rules...
|San Francisco Gross Receipts Tax|
G. Michelle Ferreira, Marvin A. Kirsner, Bradley R. Marsh, Alejandro Ruiz; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
January 17, 2014, previously published on January 17, 2014In November 2012, San Francisco voters passed Proposition E, The Gross Receipts Tax and Business Registration Fees Ordinance (the Gross Receipts Tax). The changes went into effect on January 1, 2014, and it is important to be aware of the new tax and how it will affect your business. The measure is...
|U.S. District Court in Atlanta Rules against the SEC in an Insider Trading Case, Describing the SEC's Evidence as 'Overreaching' and 'Self-Serving'|
Kathryn S. Gostinger, Terry R. Weiss; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
January 17, 2014, previously published on January 16, 2014The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) lost an insider trading case last week in federal court in the Northern District of Georgia. SEC v. Ladislav “Larry” Schvacho, 1:12-cv-02557-WSD (N.D. Ga. 2013). The SEC alleged that Defendant, a retired engineer from Cisco, Larry...
|FDA Issues Final Guidance Distinguishing Liquid Dietary Supplements from Beverages|
Justin J. Prochnow; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
January 17, 2014, previously published on January 15, 2014On Monday, January 13, 2014, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a long-awaited and much anticipated, revised and now, final Guidance for Industry entitled, “Distinguishing Liquid Dietary Supplements from Beverages.” The FDA had previously issued a Draft Guidance for Industry...
|California's OEHHA Adds New Chemical to Proposition 65 List, Setting up Product Manufacturers/Distributors as Targets to Eager Plaintiffs' Bar|
Monica Baumann, David P. Callet, James Mattesich; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
January 16, 2014, previously published on January 14, 2014The California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) announced that it will add diisononyl phthalate (DINP) to the list of chemicals known to the State to cause cancer for purposes of the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 (widely known as Proposition 65). DINP...
|Prepare Now for Foreign Talent Acquisition: H-1B Cap Demand Projected to Reach Five-Year High|
Ian R. Macdonald; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
January 16, 2014, previously published on January 14, 2014U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will start accepting new H-1B petitions for Fiscal Year 2015 on Tuesday, April 1, 2014. As such, employers must start identifying current and future employees who will need to be sponsored for new H-1B petitions as soon as possible, as it is likely...
|California's Fiscal Outlook 2014-2015 — A Multi-Billion Dollar Opportunity or Headache?|
Thomas L. Sheehy; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
January 15, 2014, previously published on January 13, 2014Just three years after taking office and inheriting a $26.6 billion budget deficit, Governor Brown now has a projected general fund SURPLUS of more than $5 billion. It may be more, depending on how you count it, and the amount of cash received between now and May, when the economic forecast and...