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HTMLThe NLRB’s New ‘Quickie’ Election Rules Take Effect Despite Pending Court Challenges
Justin F. Keith, Terence P. McCourt, Howard L. Mocerf; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 17, 2015, previously published on April 14, 2015
On April 14, 2015 the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) new union election rules (Election Rules) went into effect. As discussed in a prior GT Alert, the NLRB adopted the new rules by a 3-2 vote with the two Republican NLRB members dissenting. As outlined below, the Election Rules make...

 

HTMLCuba to Be Removed from U.S. State Sponsors of Terrorism List
Kara M. Bombach, Cyril T. Brennan, Sandra K. Jorgensen, Renee A. Latour; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 17, 2015, previously published on April 14, 2015
On April 14, 2015, President Obama announced the removal of Cuba from the State Department’s list of State Sponsors of Terrorism (SSOT) and formally submitted the statutorily required delisting notification to Congress. Cuba has been designated an SSOT since March 1, 1982. Removing Cuba from...

 

HTMLCFPB Releases its Consumer Arbitration Study
Peter L. Cockrell, Brett M. Kitt, Gil Rudolph, Murray B. Silverstein; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 17, 2015, previously published on April 7, 2015
The CFPB released its long-awaited study on the use of pre-dispute arbitration clauses in consumer contracts for financial products and services on March 10, 2015. The 410-page Arbitration Study (Study) (728 pages when including the 2013 Preliminary CBPB Study) is the CFPB’s report to...

 

HTMLSupreme Court Issues Guidance on Disclosure of Opinions in Registration Statements
Robert A. Horowitz, Steven M. Malina; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 17, 2015, previously published on March 26, 2015
In a highly anticipated opinion issued earlier this week in Omnicare, Inc. v. Laborers District Council Construction Industry Pension Fund, 575 U.S. --- (2015), the U.S. Supreme Court disposed of a split amongst circuits and set forth a new test as to when a statement of opinion in a registration...

 

HTMLCFPB Outlines Payday Loan Rule
Peter L. Cockrell, Brett M. Kitt, Gil Rudolph, J. Scott Sheehan; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 17, 2015, previously published on March 31, 2015
The CFPB held a field hearing on payday lending March 26 in Richmond, Va., where it announced the details of the payday loan rule that it is considering proposing. Although the outline of the rule provided by the CFPB is not a formal notice of proposed rulemaking, it is referred to in this Alert as...

 

HTMLFinal Treasury Regulations Explain Listed
Jeremiah Coder, Barbara T. Kaplan; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 17, 2015, previously published on April 2, 2015
The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service issued final regulations effective March 31, 2015 that clarify what steps must be taken to ensure that a taxpayer’s assessment period closes for tax years in which a listed transaction occurred.

 

HTMLU.S. and EU Achieve Framework for Deal in Iran Nuclear Talks
Cyril T. Brennan, Renee A. Latour, Julia Sorrentino; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 17, 2015, previously published on April 2, 2015
On April 2, 2015, the five permanent members of the UN Security Council (China, France, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States) plus Germany, the European Union, and Iran came to agreement on a framework for achieving a deal regarding Iran’s nuclear program. This framework forms...

 

HTMLSEC Adopts Regulation A+: Two New Alternatives for Exempt Capital Raises
Dorothee Fischer-Appelt, Godric C. Shoesmith; Greenberg Traurig Maher LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 17, 2015, previously published on April 2, 2015
On March 25, 2015, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC” or the “Commission”) adopted final rules implementing Title IV of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (the “JOBS Act”) by amending SEC Regulation A to create two new exemptions for...

 

HTMLRecent DOJ and Regulatory Actions Against Smaller Institutions Suggest That Community Banks Should Continue to Carefully Consider BSA/AML Risks
Jared E. Dwyer, Carl A. Fornaris; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 17, 2015, previously published on April 15, 2015
On March 31, 2015, the National Credit Union Administration liquidated North Dade Community Development Federal Credit Union of Miami Gardens, Florida. In its press release, the NCUA reported that North Dade was liquidated because the “credit union had violated various provisions of its...

 

HTMLMassachusetts Governor Orders Comprehensive Review of State Regulations
Jack S. Gearan, H. Hamilton Hackney; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 17, 2015, previously published on April 15, 2015
On March 31, 2015, the Governor of Massachusetts signed an executive order initiating a comprehensive review of all regulations promulgated by the Executive Department and leaving in place the regulatory pause announced by the Administration earlier in the year. While short in length, this...

 


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