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|Division of Corporation Finance Provides Guidance on Regulation S|
Greenberg Traurig LLP;
December 21, 2016, previously published on December 19, 2016On Dec. 8, 2016, the SEC Division of Corporation Finance issued six new CDIs applicable to Regulation S under the Securities Act, which provides a registration exemption for the issuance of securities in offshore transactions to persons other than “U.S. persons.” A U.S. person includes...
|A View from Israel: Of Sand Castles and Sandbagging|
Aaron R. Katz; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
December 21, 2016, previously published on December 5, 2016When I was a summer associate at Greenberg Traurig in Chicago, I took part in the firm’s annual corporate mock deal for its summer associates. Our summer class split into two teams that were involved in a fictional transaction involving the sale of a diamond business and its property, with...
|A View from London: The Impact of Brexit on UK Mergers & Acquisitions|
Fiona Adams, Alex Gest; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
December 21, 2016, previously published on December 5, 2016On 23 June 2016, the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union. Although the English High Court decided on 3 November 2016 that the UK Government must obtain the approval of the UK Parliament before it can trigger the Brexit process governed by Article 50 of the EU Treaty, the Prime...
|Court Stays DOL Overtime Rule, Holds Increased Salary Test Impermissibly 'Supplants' Duties Tests|
Robert H. Bernstein, John R. Richards, Michael J. Slocum; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
November 28, 2016, previously published on November 23, 2016The proposed overtime rules will not go into effect on Dec. 1. In State of Nevada, et al v. United States Department of Labor, et al, a closely-watched case brought by 21 states (and joined by numerous business organizations) challenging the Department of Labor’s (DOL) rule amendment which...
|U.S. Treasury Announces $7 Billion Allocation of New Markets Tax Credit|
James O. Lang, Justin J. Mayor; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
November 25, 2016, previously published on November 21, 2016The United States Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI) has last week announced $7 billion in New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) awards with the goal of economically revitalizing low-income communities across the country. Particular outcomes that the...
|2016 Texas General Election Results|
Thomas J. Bond, Elizabeth Ross Hadley, Karen M. Kennard, Demetrius G. McDaniel; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
November 25, 2016, previously published on November 18, 2016Greenberg Traurig is pleased to provide this overview of the 2016 National & Texas General Election results. Below is a snapshot of the most closely-watched contests plus a summary of outcomes for the Texas Congressional delegation, Texas Statewide offices, and Texas House and Senate for the...
|Nevada’s “Fast Track” for New Gaming Devices|
Mark A. Clayton, Erica Okerberg; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
November 25, 2016, previously published on November 18, 2016Prior to a gaming device being given final approval by the Nevada Gaming Commission, the device must successfully pass a “field trial.” This field trial allows the gaming device to be deployed in a casino and played by casino patrons. Upon the successful completion of the field trial,...
|Derivatives Update: What You Should Know As We Enter 2017|
Nanette Aguirre, Douglas E. Arend, John Kaufmann; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
November 25, 2016, previously published on November 22, 2016This year has been full of surprises in the global markets with Brexit, the Republicans’ win of the executive branch and continuing control of the legislative branch in the U.S. and the impact of the privatization of energy markets in Mexico. In this GT Alert, we are simply going to address...
|Brexit: The Great Repeal Bill and the EU’s Chemicals, Emissions, and Medicines Regimes|
Aonghus Heatley, Cate Sharp; Greenberg Traurig Maher LLP;
November 25, 2016, previously published on November 22, 2016As discussed in our recent GT Alert, "Brexit: 100 Day Update", the UK Prime Minister Theresa May recently announced plans for a "Great Repeal Bill" for the repeal of the 1972 European Communities Act (ECA). Under the ECA, European Union (EU) law was established as part of the...
|2016 Florida General Election Results and Legislative Forecast|
Fred W. Baggett, Agustin G. Corbella, Hayden R. Dempsey, Leslie Y. Dughi, Fred E. Karlinsky; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
November 25, 2016, previously published on November 2016The 2016 election cycle will most likely be remembered as one of the most combative in history - beginning long before the Primary and lasting through the General Election. The harsh criticisms levied during coarse and protracted Primary and General Election debates served to increase voter...