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HTMLNYS “Ethics Reform” Legislation Imposes New Requirements on Political Consultants, State Independent Expenditure Committees, PACs, and other Political Committees
Mark F. Glaser, Joshua L. Oppenheimer; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 11, 2016, previously published on June 24, 2016
In the final hours of the 2016 New York State legislative session, legislation summarized by the Governor and Legislative Leaders as a “5 Point Ethics Reform Plan,” was introduced at the request of the Governor. This legislation that passed at the end of the Legislative Session and is...

 

HTMLNYS “Ethics Reform” Legislation Overturns Ethics Commission’s Definition of Grassroots Lobbying; Changes Standards for Disclosure of Sources Funding to Lobbying and Advocacy Groups; Adjusts Commission Procedures and Penalties
Mark F. Glaser, Joshua L. Oppenheimer; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 11, 2016, previously published on June 24, 2016
In the final hours of the 2016 New York State legislative session, a bill summarized by the Governor and Legislative Leaders as a “5 Point Ethics Reform Plan,” was introduced at the request of the Governor. This legislation that passed at the end of the Legislative Session and is...

 

HTMLNew Rules Concerning the Correction of Errors in Assessment of Real Property Taxes Will Go Into Effect in NYC
Glenn Newman; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 7, 2016, previously published on June 14, 2016
On June 16, 2016, new Rules issued by the New York City Department of Finance (the Department) regarding the correction of errors concerning the assessment of real property taxes go into effect. Title 19 of the Rules of the City of New York was amended to add a new Chapter 53 authorizing the...

 

HTMLSEC Adjusts Thresholds for ‘Qualified Client’ Status - Effective Aug. 15, 2016
Richard M. Cutshall; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 7, 2016, previously published on June 17, 2016
As it signaled its intent in May (notice available here), on June 14, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the Commission) issued an Order adjusting the net worth threshold for qualification as a “qualified client” under Rule 205-3 under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, as...

 

HTMLSupreme Court Upholds Implied Certification Theory
Felicia V. Manno, Mark L. Mattioli; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 7, 2016, previously published on June 20, 2016
On June 16 the Supreme Court of the United States issued a unanimous decision upholding a variation of the “implied certification” theory often used by Relators, especially in healthcare cases, as the basis for a False Claims Act (FCA) claim. Under an implied certification theory, the...

 

HTMLThe 11th Circuit Finds the SEC’s Claim for Disgorgement Time-Barred, Thereby Creating a Circuit Split
David A. Coulson, Robert A. Horowitz, Jared R. Kessler; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 7, 2016, previously published on June 10, 2016
Creating a split with the United States Courts of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals recently determined that the five-year limitations period applicable to SEC enforcement actions bars not only civil monetary penalties, but also declaratory relief and disgorgement. See...

 

HTMLA Decent Proposal to Reform the Tax Treatment of Derivatives?
John Kaufmann; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 7, 2016, previously published on June 10, 2016
At the American Bar Association midyear meeting in January of this year, two panelists who spoke about the straddle rules contained in Internal Revenue Code (Code) section 1092 were asked what they expected would happen to the straddle rules over the subsequent 10 years. One panelist said that she...

 

HTMLEU Network and Information Security Directive Expected to Enter into Force August 2016: Will Your EU Operations be Affected?
Ian C. Ballon, Viola Bensinger, Luke Dixon, Françoise Gilbert, Lori S. Nugent; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 7, 2016, previously published on June 20, 2016
The European Parliament is expected to adopt the Network and Information Security Directive (the NIS Directive) during its plenary session in early July, following which the NIS Directive should enter into force August 2016. Each EU Member State (Member State) will then have 21 months to implement...

 

HTMLBrexit: The UK Votes to Leave the European Union
Naomi Feinstein, Graham Iversen, Lisa Navarro, Cate Sharp, Gillian Sproul; Greenberg Traurig Maher LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 7, 2016, previously published on June 24, 2016
The UK voted yesterday to leave the European Union. The timetable for the UK’s exit, the terms of exit, and the UK’s post-exit relationship with the European Union (EU), are still to be determined, which will take time. Until these issues are clarified, firms with a UK presence, or UK...

 

HTMLFirst fines imposed in Germany on companies for still relying on Safe Harbor
Viola Bensinger, Carsten Kociok; Greenberg Traurig Germany, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 7, 2016, previously published on June 14, 2016
On June 6, 2016, the Hamburg Commissioner for Data Protection imposed fines on three internationally operating companies for still relying on Safe Harbor as the basis for their data transfers to the U.S.

 


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