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|EU Approach to Information Sharing: CJEU ruling in Banana Cartel|
Teresa Charatjan; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 15, 2015, previously published on May 12, 2015Information exchanges between competitors is a highly topical issue under EU competition law. The recent judgment of the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU), the highest EU court, confirmed its significance when it recently ruled that a bilateral exchange between banana importers of pre-pricing...
|2015 Post-Season Florida Insurance Report|
Fred W. Baggett, Agustin G. Corbella, Hayden R. Dempsey, Leslie Y. Dughi, Ashlee T. Falco; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 13, 2015, previously published on May 6, 2015Republicans fared well in the election cycle that preceded the 2015 Florida Legislative Session. Despite a tight race, Republican Governor Rick Scott won re-election as did the other three GOP Cabinet members. Additionally, Republicans took six House seats from the Democrats, regaining the...
|CFPB Enforcement Action Against National Mortgage Servicer|
Peter L. Cockrell, Brett M. Kitt, Gil Rudolph, J. Scott Sheehan; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 12, 2015, previously published on April 29, 2015On April 21, the CFPB announced a joint enforcement action with the Federal Trade Commission against a national mortgage servicing company that specializes in servicing delinquent loans. The complaint alleges that the mortgage servicer violated various consumer protection laws and injured borrowers...
|New York Governor’s Budget Proposal Could Result in Major Expansion of State’s Lobbying Law|
Mark F. Glaser, Joshua L. Oppenheimer; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 12, 2015, previously published on February 26, 2015On Feb. 20, 2015, the Governor of New York State announced a series of ethics reforms as part of his budget proposal amendments. Most of the proposed statutory changes pertain to new disclosure obligations for public officials who maintain outside employment, and penalties for failure to comply....
|FinCEN Releases A Geographic Targeting Order Concerning Currency Reporting Laws in Certain Areas of Miami-Dade County|
Jared E. Dwyer, Carl A. Fornaris; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 7, 2015, previously published on April 22, 2015On April 21, 2015, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network of the U.S. Department of the Treasury (FinCEN), working in conjunction with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the South Florida Money Laundering Strike Force, released a...
|Ninth Circuit Broadens California’s Rule Against Non-competes: Says it Also Includes any Restraint of a ‘Substantial Character’ on the Ability to Engage in a Lawful Profession, Trade or Business of any Kind|
Michelle L. Ducharme, Kurt A. Kappes, James M. Nelson; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
April 22, 2015, previously published on April 17, 2015Drafting an effective employment agreement or release has become a challenging endeavor for a new reason. In Golden v. California Emergency Physicians Medical Group, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit added another source of concern to those employers who deploy “no...
|Compliance with California’s Transparency in Supply Chains Act Now Under Review by the California Attorney General|
David P. Callet, Anthony J. Cortez, Michelle L. Ducharme; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
April 22, 2015, previously published on April 20, 2015In 2010, the California Legislature passed The California Transparency in Supply Chains Act of 2010 (the Act), which became effective Jan. 1, 2012. Under the Act, manufacturers and retailers of goods doing business in California with annual worldwide gross receipts over $100 million are obligated...
|Sixth Circuit Holds ‘Regular and Predictable On-Site Job Attendance’ To Be an Essential Job Function, Rejects Employee’s Demand to Telecommute Four Days a Week|
Robert H. Bernstein, Michael J. Slocum; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
April 22, 2015, previously published on April 17, 2015In an important “win” for employers that has potentially widespread implications, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, sitting en banc, reinstated summary judgment dismissing claims asserted by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) that Ford Motor Company failed to...
|Cuba to Be Removed from U.S. State Sponsors of Terrorism List|
Kara M. Bombach, Cyril T. Brennan, Sandra K. Jorgensen, Renee A. Latour; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
April 17, 2015, previously published on April 14, 2015On April 14, 2015, President Obama announced the removal of Cuba from the State Department’s list of State Sponsors of Terrorism (SSOT) and formally submitted the statutorily required delisting notification to Congress. Cuba has been designated an SSOT since March 1, 1982. Removing Cuba from...
|The NLRB’s New ‘Quickie’ Election Rules Take Effect Despite Pending Court Challenges|
Justin F. Keith, Terence P. McCourt, Howard L. Mocerf; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
April 17, 2015, previously published on April 14, 2015On April 14, 2015 the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) new union election rules (Election Rules) went into effect. As discussed in a prior GT Alert, the NLRB adopted the new rules by a 3-2 vote with the two Republican NLRB members dissenting. As outlined below, the Election Rules make...