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|Private Rights of Action for Exempt Energy Transactions: the CFTC EEMAC Committee Meeting|
Harris L. Kay, Gregory K. Lawrence; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 22, 2016, previously published on February 29, 2016On May 19, 2015, the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) issued a proposed order exempting certain categories of Southwest Power Pool, Inc. (SPP) electric energy transactions from all but the antifraud and anti-manipulation provisions of the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA) (the...
|Details of EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Revealed - What Does the Future of Transatlantic Data Transfer Look Like?|
Viola Bensinger, Françoise Gilbert; Greenberg Traurig Germany, LLP;
March 14, 2016, previously published on March 03, 2016On Feb. 29, 2016, the EU Commission and the U.S. government published the long-awaited legal documentation that will put in place the new EU-U.S. Privacy Shield. Once enacted, the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield will replace the former Safe Harbor regime for the transfer of personal data from the EU1 to the...
|In the ‘Shadow Wood’ of SFR: Nevada Supreme Court Weighs in on Lender HOA Challenges|
Jacob D. Bundick, Sean A. Gordon, Jennifer L. Gray; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 7, 2016, previously published on February 23, 2016In a September 2014 ruling, the Nevada Supreme Court jolted the lending community by holding that a homeowners association’s (HOA) non-judicial foreclosure sale can extinguish a mortgage lender’s previously-recorded first deed of trust on a property if that foreclosure is to recover...
|New NYSE Rule Requires Foreign Private Issuers to File Semi-Annual Unaudited Financial Information|
Emilio J. Alvarez-Farré, Deryk Loiacono; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 7, 2016, previously published on February 23, 2016The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) announced the adoption of a rule change (the Rule Change) to its Listed Company Manual (the Manual) that would affect listed foreign private issuers (FPIs).1 In adopting the Rule Change, the NYSE has narrowed the gap in reporting requirements that currently exists...
|FDA Issues Guidance for Blood Banks to Reduce Risk for Collection of Zika Infected Blood|
Nancy E. Taylor; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 3, 2016, previously published on February 19, 2016On Feb. 16, 2016, the Food and Drug Administration issued guidance for blood banks with recommendations for donor screening, donor deferral, and product management to reduce the risk of transmission of the Zika virus through transfusion. The FDA issued this guidance because the risk of transmission...
|EU Lifts Majority of Belarus Sanctions|
David Baron, Cyril T. Brennan, Marie-José van der Heijden; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 3, 2016, previously published on February 19, 2016On Feb. 15, 2016, European Union (EU) foreign ministers met in Brussels and agreed to permanently lift most EU sanctions against Belarus. The unanimous decision, effective March 1, 2016, will result in the termination of travel bans and asset freezes currently in place against 170 Belarusian...
|Governmental Regulations Do Not an Employee Make|
Laurent Badoux; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 2, 2016, previously published on February 25, 2016The Seventh Circuit recently affirmed the district court’s decision in Callahan v. City of Chicago, 75 F. Supp. 3d 791 (N.D. Ill. 2015). Callahan, a taxi driver in Chicago, brought suit in district court against the city, pursuant to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), arguing that the...
|President Obama Signs Legislation Tightening North Korea Sanctions|
Kara M. Bombach, Cyril T. Brennan, Sandra K. Jorgensen; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 2, 2016, previously published on February 24, 2016On Feb. 18, 2016, President Obama signed into law the North Korea Sanctions and Policy Enhancement Act of 2016 (H.R. 757) (the Act), a bill tightening U.S. sanctions against North Korea. The legislation imposes strict licensing requirements for the export or reexport to North Korea of any...
|Implications of the Zika Virus on Employment-Related Travel|
Laurent Badoux; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
February 29, 2016, previously published on February 17, 2016The Zika virus is the latest source of sleepless nights for public health officials, but it is also starting to take its emotional toll on US employers. Reports of children born with microcephaly and an uptick in reported cases of Guillain-Barré syndrome, which can cause numbness, nerve...
|The Dutch Defense: Flexible Anti-Takeover Mechanisms in the Netherlands|
Thedoor Melchers, Paul Westhoff, Cees van Oevelen; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
February 26, 2016, previously published on February 2016Anti-takeover mechanisms aim to prevent a publicly listed company from being taken over by a hostile bidder or an activist shareholder. For many years, flexible anti-takeover mechanisms have been established under Dutch corporate law, the most common of which is based on the issuance of preference...