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HTMLPrivacy and Data Security Reminders for Mobile Technology Providers
Ed Chansky, Erica Okerberg; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 28, 2014, previously published on August 21, 2014
Greenberg Traurig, LLP recently hosted a talk in its Silicon Valley office about privacy and software security for mobile technology providers with Nithan Sannappa, an attorney in the FTC's Division of Privacy and Identity Protection. Three key areas were highlighted.

 

HTMLGeneral Overview of Mexico’s New Federal Telecommunications and Broadcasting Law
Blanca Luévano Garcia, Octavio Lecona Morales, Bertha Alicia Ordaz-Avilés; Greenberg Traurig, S.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 27, 2014, previously published on August 20, 2014
The Decree derives from the constitutional reform on telecommunications, broadcasting and economic competition published in the Official Gazette on June 11, 2013 (the “Constitutional Reform”). The Constitutional Reform reshaped the telecommunications and broadcasting legal framework.

 

HTMLMexican Energy Reform: The Secondary Legislation and its New Business Opportunities
Nicolas Borda, Hector D. Sanchez Fernandez, Rodrigo Vazquez del Mercado-Rivera; Greenberg Traurig, S.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 26, 2014, previously published on August 20, 2014
On December 20, 2013, the DOF published the amendments to the Mexican Constitution regarding energy matters, which became effective the day after its publication.

 

HTMLCFPB Takes Enforcement Action against Consumer Goods Retailer
Peter L. Cockrell; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 26, 2014, previously published on August 20, 2014
On August 14th, the CFPB entered a consent order with a company that operates a chain of consumer retail stores located mainly near military bases. The company also finances the sale of the goods. The CFPB alleges that the company engaged in unfair and deceptive practices by selling servicemembers,...

 

HTMLCFPB, FTC, and 15 States Announce Suits against Foreclosure Relief Companies
Peter L. Cockrell, Brett M. Kitt, Gil Rudolph, J. Scott Sheehan; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 26, 2014, previously published on August 20, 2014
On July 23rd, the CFPB, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and 15 states announced a concerted effort against foreclosure relief companies that were allegedly using false and deceptive means to market foreclosure relief services to distressed homeowners. The CFPB sued three companies, and...

 

HTMLCFPB Issues Report on Overdraft Charges
Peter L. Cockrell, Brett M. Kitt, Gil Rudolph, J. Scott Sheehan; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 26, 2014, previously published on August 20, 2014
On July 31st, the CFPB issued a report on overdraft charges. The study is based on a set of account-level and transaction-level data from several of the large depository institutions which the CFPB supervises. In addition, the study was supplemented by CFPB research derived from a February 2012...

 

HTMLCFPB Takes Enforcement Action against Mortgage Lender for Deceptive Practices
Peter L. Cockrell, Brett M. Kitt, Gil Rudolph, J. Scott Sheehan; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 26, 2014, previously published on August 20, 2014
On August 12th, the CFPB announced that it had entered a consent order with a mortgage lender. According to the CFPB, the mortgage company "lured consumers by advertising misleading interest rates, locked them in with costly up-front fees, failed to honor its advertised rates, and then...

 

HTMLCFPB Issues Proposed Rule Implementing Dodd-Frank Amendments to HMDA
Peter L. Cockrell, Brett M. Kitt, Gil Rudolph, J. Scott Sheehan; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 26, 2014, previously published on August 20, 2014
On July 24th, the CFPB issued a proposed rule that would amend Regulation C to implement amendments to the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) made by the Dodd-Frank Act. HMDA generally requires mortgage lenders to report information about loan applications they receive and about loans they...

 

HTMLEffects of 'Guiding Opinions' on Filing of Simple Cases of Concentration of Business Operations in Merger Control Filings
Dawn (Dan) Zhang; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 21, 2014, previously published on August 14, 2014
In February of this year, the PRC Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) released the Tentative Provisions on Standards Applicable to Simple Cases of Concentration of Business Operations (for Trial Implementation) (the Tentative Provisions). The Tentative Provisions set forth the standards for...

 

HTMLBankruptcy Court Lacks Subject Matter Jurisdiction to Determine Tax Refund Claim Requested by Post-Confirmation Liquidating Trustee
Scott M. Grossman; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 21, 2014, previously published on August 18, 2014
A bankruptcy court lacks subject matter jurisdiction to determine a tax refund claim under Section 505(a)(2)(B) of the Bankruptcy Code where the refund was requested by a liquidating trustee appointed pursuant to a plan, as opposed to a pre-confirmation bankruptcy trustee or debtor-in-possession,...

 


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