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|New Anti-Corruption Law in France: Mandatory Compliance Program for Large Companies|
Lisa Navarro, Marie-José van der Heijden; Greenberg Traurig Maher LLP;
November 24, 2016, previously published on November 11, 2016On 8 November 2016, the French Parliament approved new anti-corruption legislation. Championed by the Minister of Finance Michel Sapin, the law that is commonly known as Sapin II will fundamentally change the compliance landscape for French companies. In particular, it will place a positive...
|In Bartram, Florida Supreme Court Holds That Statute Of Limitations Does Not Bar The Filing Of A Second Mortgage Foreclosure Action|
Kimberly A. Mello, Michele L. Stocker, Jonathan S. Tannen; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
November 24, 2016, previously published on November 14, 2016On Nov. 3, 2016, the Florida Supreme Court issued its long-awaited decision in Bartram v. U.S. Bank National Association, No. SC14-1265, 2016 WL 6538647 (Fla. Nov. 3, 2016), bringing much-needed clarity to the outstanding question of whether the dismissal of a mortgage foreclosure action more than...
|2016 Illinois Election Update|
Adam Braun; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
November 23, 2016, previously published on November 15, 2016Illinois lived up to its profile as a solidly blue state in national elections by overwhelmingly voting in favor of Hillary Clinton. Buoyed by strong turnout of approximately 70 percent in Cook County (Chicago and suburbs), Clinton won by a 17-point margin.
|2016 Nevada Election Analysis|
Jonathan P. Leleu; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
November 23, 2016, previously published on November 15, 2016Presidential elections generate, by far, the most interest among voters, and consequently enjoy the highest voter participation. The 2016 Presidential Election carried with it added attention in Nevada, as it was the final chapter in the historic political career of Sen. Harry Reid (D). To his...
|Board Director Fined for Failure to File Under the HSR Act for Incremental Acquisitions of Stock of Multiple Issuers|
Stephen M. Pepper; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
November 14, 2016, previously published on November 3, 2016On Oct. 28, 2016, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that an investment firm founder (the Director) agreed to pay $720,000 in civil penalties in a settlement with the agency to resolve its allegations that he violated the reporting and waiting period requirements of the Hart-Scott-Rodino...
|11th Circuit Court of Appeals Rejects Class Action Alleging Violation of Mortgage Satisfaction Recording Laws, Finding Injury-In-Fact Lacking Under Spokeo.|
John L. McManus, Jeremy R. Singer, Michele L. Stocker; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
November 14, 2016, previously published on November 3, 2016On Oct. 6, 2016, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit decided Nicklaw v. CitiMortgage, Inc., -- F.3d --, 2016 WL 5845682, (11th Cir. 2016), holding that a class action plaintiff who alleged that CitiMortgage violated New York law by failing to timely record a satisfaction of mortgage,...
|SEC Proposes Amendments Limiting Use of “Withhold” Option on Proxy Cards for all Director Elections|
Greenberg Traurig LLP;
November 7, 2016, previously published on October 31, 2016On Oct. 26, 2017, the SEC proposed proxy rule amendment aimed at ensuring that proxy cards specify all applicable shareholder voting options in all director elections. The proposed amendments will impact all solicitations for director elections that are subject to the proxy rules.
|Franchising in Europe: An Agenda for Harmonisation and Reform?|
Simon Harms, Lisa Navarro; Greenberg Traurig Maher LLP;
November 7, 2016, previously published on October 25, 2016The franchising industry in the European Union (EU) currently faces a patchwork of regulation.
|SEC Revises CDI on Rule 144(d) Holding Period for Securities Issued Pursuant to Employment Agreements|
Greenberg Traurig LLP;
November 7, 2016, previously published on October 31, 2016On Oct. 19, 2016, the SEC Division of Corporation Finance issued a revised CDI addressing the holding period for Rule 144(d). The CDI revised the staff’s position to state that the holding period for restricted securities issued pursuant to individually negotiated employment agreements...
|SEC Amendments to Facilitate Intrastate Offering Rule|
Greenberg Traurig LLP;
November 7, 2016, previously published on October 31, 2016On Oct. 26, 2016, the SEC adopted final rules intended to facilitate intrastate securities offerings, including amendments to existing Rule 147 under the Securities Act, and creation of a new Rule 147A. Rule 147, which was originally adopted in 1974, provides a safe harbor under the Securities Act...