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|Workers’ Compensation Amendments to Remain at Forefront of Legislative Gridlock in Illinois|
Adam Braun, Fred E. Karlinsky; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
July 3, 2015, previously published on June 29, 2015As a stalemate between Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and the Democratic-controlled General Assembly heads into its fourth week, with no end in sight, legislation to amend the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act remains central to the ongoing dispute.
|U.S. Treasury Releases More Workable Proposed Regulations on ‘Issue Price’ for Municipal Bonds|
Linda L. D'Onofrio, Vanessa Albert Lowry; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
July 3, 2015, previously published on June 30, 2015On June 24, 2015, the U.S. Department of the Treasury (Treasury) published in the Federal Register new proposed regulations (the New Proposed Regulations) under Section 148 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the Code) amending the definition of “issue price” (issue price)...
|DOL Proposes Dramatic Expansion to FLSA Overtime Protections|
C. Whitfield Caughman, Peter N. Hall, David Long-Daniels; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
July 3, 2015, previously published on July 1, 2015Yesterday, for the first time in a decade, the Department of Labor (DOL) proposed a rule to broaden federal overtime pay regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The proposed changes will affect an estimated 5 million Americans and their employers, making it more difficult to meet the...
|U.S. and EU Extend Deadline for Deal in Iran Nuclear Talks|
Kara M. Bombach, Sandra K. Jorgensen, Renee A. Latour; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
July 3, 2015, previously published on July 2, 2015On June 30, 2015, the five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council (China, France, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States) plus Germany, the European Union, and Iran agreed to extend by seven days their self-imposed deadline for finalizing a deal regarding Iran’s nuclear...
|President Obama Overcomes Domestic Political Obstacles to Advance Trade Agenda|
Irwin P. Altschuler, Joshua R. Sanderlin, Alan Slomowitz; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
June 29, 2015, previously published on June 25, 2015Following the House’s lead, the Senate passed trade promotion authority (TPA) legislation late yesterday afternoon. Passage of this legislation - also known as fast-track authority - is a significant victory for President Obama’s trade agenda. In short, TPA provides the president with...
|Supreme Court Rules Same-Sex Marriage is a Fundamental Right|
Hilarie Bass, Rebecca H. Silk; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
June 29, 2015, previously published on June 26, 2015Today, in a 5-4 decision authored by Justice Kennedy, the Supreme Court struck down the laws of those states that preclude same-sex marriage and also held that each state must recognize same-sex marriages lawfully performed in other states. The Court held state laws invalidating same-sex marriage...
|Supreme Court Upholds Affordable Care Act Rule Authorizing Health Subsidies in States with Federal Exchanges|
Robert P. Charrow; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
June 29, 2015, previously published on June 25, 2015Today, in King v. Burwell, the Supreme Court in a 6-3 decision authored by the Chief Justice upheld the IRS Regulation (“the Regulation”) that provided subsidies under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to individuals in States with only federally established - as opposed to State...
|Performance Enhancement: FERC Approves Significant Restructuring of PJM’s Capacity Market|
Francesca Ciliberti-Ayres, Gregory K. Lawrence; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
June 26, 2015, previously published on June 25, 2015On June 9, 2015, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) conditionally approved significant reforms to PJM’s capacity market, implementing the Capacity Performance Resource product, with PJM’s compliance filing due within 30 days.1 FERC found such reforms were necessary to...
|Clean Water Act Jurisdiction Under the Newly Issued Clean Water Rule|
Kerri L. Barsh, John V. Chibbaro, Michael G. Cooke, H. Hamilton Hackney, Hayley E. Neal; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
June 25, 2015, previously published on June 19, 2015More than 40 years after Congress passed the landmark Clean Water Act, the jurisdictional reach of that statute remains a contentious legal and political issue. By prohibiting the discharge of pollutants to “navigable waters” without a permit, the Act expressly limits its protections to...
|Lenders Get Protection Under New Amendments to Nevada’s HOA Lien Priority Statute|
Jacob D. Bundick, Leslie S. Godfrey, Sean A. Gordon, Jennifer L. Gray; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
June 23, 2015, previously published on June 15, 2015In a September 2014 ruling, the Nevada Supreme Court sent shockwaves through 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...