Document(s) published by this organization: 211
Show: results per page
|SEC Approves NASDAQ’s ‘Golden Leash’ Disclosure Rule|
Marc M. Rossell; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
July 29, 2016, previously published on July 18, 2016On July 1, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved changes to the NASDAQ Listing Rules that will now require every NASDAQ-listed company to publicly disclose all agreements made between third parties and directors in connection with service or candidacy on a company’s...
|Agencies Continue to Actively Enforce the Limits of the Passive Investment Exemption Under the HSR Act|
Stephen M. Pepper; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
July 29, 2016, previously published on July 14, 2016The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced July 12, 2016, that ValueAct Capital (ValueAct) has agreed to pay $11 million to settle allegations contained in a complaint filed in April of this year in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California that ValueAct violated the...
|Coscia Gets 3 Years in Prison: The Criminalization of Trading Commodities?|
Harris L. Kay, Gregory K. Lawrence; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
July 29, 2016, previously published on July 18, 2016Sarao, Coscia, and now the Berkshire Power Company, each charged with crimes - spoofing, fraud, false information - relating to commodity trading. Commodity traders likely have incorporated into their compliance regimes the general risk that allegations of criminal fraud could arise. These criminal...
|Medicare Pre-Claim Review Demonstration for Home Health Services|
Nancy E. Taylor; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
July 29, 2016, previously published on July 18, 2016Beginning Aug. 1, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS or Agency) will implement a three-year pre-claim demonstration for home health services in Illinois, followed by Florida, Texas, Michigan, and Massachusetts. The demonstration will begin in Florida no earlier than Oct 1,...
|NYS Department of Financial Services Adopts Final Rule Imposing Enhanced BSA/AML Compliance Standards on Financial Institutions|
Michael A. Berlin, Carl A. Fornaris, Harold N. Iselin, William B. Mack, Niall E. O'Hegarty; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
July 28, 2016, previously published on July 11, 2016On June 30, 2016, the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS or the Department) announced its adoption of the final version of its new regulation (the Final Rule) setting forth the required elements of “Transaction Monitoring and Filtering Programs” maintained by New York...
|The European Union Adopts the Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive|
Suzanne Hop, Thomas van der Vliet; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
July 28, 2016, previously published on July 12, 2016Earlier today, 12 July 2016, the European Union (EU) Economic and Financial Affairs Council (Ecofin) formally adopted the so-called Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive (ATAD).
|Brexit: Immigration and Emigration|
Rosanna M. Fox, Russell D. Lamb, Ian R. Macdonald; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
July 22, 2016, previously published on July 7, 2016This note addresses the impact of Brexit on UK immigration laws. It is one of a series of GTM Alerts designed to assist businesses in identifying the legal issues to consider and address in response to the UK's referendum vote of 23 June 2016 to withdraw from the European Union
|The eIDAS Regulation: Introducing New Electronic Signature Rules|
Viola Bensinger, Carsten Kociok, Stefan Lütje; Greenberg Traurig Germany, LLP;
July 22, 2016, previously published on July 1, 2016On 1 July 2016, new rules for electronic signatures and other electronic trust services under the 2014 eIDAS Regulation will become effective in all member states of the European Union. Since it is a regulation, no implementation into the national laws will be necessary.
|EU-U.S. Privacy Shield v 2.0 Signed, Sealed, and Delivered|
Françoise Gilbert, Marie-José van der Heijden; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
July 22, 2016, previously published on July 8, 2016The European Commission and the U.S. Department of Commerce have agreed on a new draft of the Privacy Shield agreement (Shield v 2.0). The documents that form the Privacy Shield v 2.0 are an updated version of those that were published in late February 2016, and were subsequently criticized by the...
|Major Changes to the Fund Distribution Exemption in Japan: The Amendment to the FIEA’s Article 63 Exemption|
Makoto Koinuma, Koichiro Ohashi, Yukari Sakamoto, John Stapleton; Greenberg Traurig Horitsu Jimusho;
July 22, 2016, previously published on July 6, 2016An amendment to the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act1 (the FIEA) was promulgated on June 3, 2015, and went into effect on March 1, 2016 (the Amendment). One of the main purposes of enacting the Amendment was to tighten regulations on fund distribution and management businesses with an Article...