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|Dutch Senate Passes Bill on Data Breach Notification|
Hans Urlus; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
June 16, 2015, previously published on June 11, 2015On May 26, 2015 the Dutch Senate passed a bill to amend the Dutch Data Protection Act (the Bill). The Bill introduces the duty to notify the Dutch Data Protection Authority (DPA) and affected individuals of data breaches. It will also significantly raise the fines faced by companies who fail to...
|May 2015 Brings a Crop of FERC ‘Loophole’ Manipulation Civil Penalty Assessments|
Francesca Ciliberti-Ayres, Gregory K. Lawrence; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
June 16, 2015, previously published on June 9, 2015In May, two “loophole” penalty orders were issued regarding recent fraud and manipulation investigations conducted by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) Office of Enforcement (OE), which are discussed below. What will June bring? To start, on June 3, the House of...
|Nassau County Adopts New Lobbying Registration and Reporting Requirements|
Mark F. Glaser, Joshua L. Oppenheimer; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
June 16, 2015, previously published on June 1, 2015Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano issued two Executive Orders on May 15, 2015, which, for the first time impose broad lobbying disclosure requirements on contractors and vendors, prospective contractors and vendors, and lobbyists. Greenberg Traurig has been informed by the Nassau County...
|DOJ Warns Extradition ‘Safe Havens’ Fading And Promises More Extradition Fights|
A. John Pappalardo, Sanford M. Saunders, Nicoleta Timofti; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
June 16, 2015, previously published on June 1, 2015The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) continues to push the extraterritorial reach of U.S. criminal laws. In the recent months, DOJ has demonstrated that its international enforcement efforts in the white-collar criminal front will include aggressive use of extradition requests for foreign nationals...
|New York State Releases Final BitLicense Regulation|
Michael A. Berlin, Steven M. Felsenstein, Carl A. Fornaris, William B. Mack, Niall E. O'Hegarty; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
June 15, 2015, previously published on June 9, 2015On June 3, 2015, the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) published its final BitLicense regulation. The regulation requires that firms engaged in “Virtual Currency Business Activity” that involves New York State or a New York resident apply to DFS for a BitLicense...
|Senate Banking Committee Approves Changes to Dodd-Frank on Party-line Vote|
Nanette Aguirre, Tim Hutchinson, Alan Slomowitz, Albert Wynn; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
June 15, 2015, previously published on June 8, 2015On May 21, 2015, the Senate Banking Committee approved by a 12-10 vote a financial regulatory reform package developed by the Committee’s Chairman, Richard Shelby (R-AL) that includes the most significant changes to Dodd-Frank since the law was enacted nearly five years ago.
|2015 California State Assessed Property Tax Roll Released|
Bradley R. Marsh; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
June 12, 2015, previously published on June 3, 2015The California State Board of Equalization (BOE) is responsible for assessing property tax on property owned or used by telephone companies, companies selling or transmitting gas or electricity, and other specified companies operating in California. These companies are often referred to as...
|Cook County ‘Piggybacks’ on State of Illinois and City of Chicago Employee Credit Privacy Laws|
Howard L. Mocerf; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
June 10, 2015, previously published on June 3, 2015Joining a growing trend among states and local governments, the Cook County, Illinois Human Rights Ordinance was amended effective as of June 1, 2015 to add an employee or applicant’s credit history or credit report as a prohibited type of employment discrimination. The amendments (Bill No....
|CFPB's First ILSA Enforcement Action|
Peter L. Cockrell, Mark D. Hillier, Gil Rudolph; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 29, 2015, previously published on May 20, 2015The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently announced an enforcement action against a property developer in Tennessee for violation of the Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act, 15 U.S.C. §§1701 et seq. (ILSA). According to the administrative consent order, the developer...
|IRS and DOJ To Build New Tax Fraud Cases Using Data Collected in Voluntary Compliance Programs|
Jeremiah Coder, Jared E. Dwyer, G. Michelle Ferreira, Scott E. Fink, Courtney A. Hopley; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 29, 2015, previously published on May 20, 2015On May 8, 2015, the United States Department of Justice announced that it had entered into a “non-prosecution agreement” (NPA) with Swiss bank Vadian Bank AG under the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Swiss bank program. In its press release announcing the NPA, the DOJ said,...