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|California Property Tax Development|
Bradley R. Marsh; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
June 16, 2015, previously published on June 11, 2015SCA 5, introduced by State Senators Loni Hancock (Oakland) and Holly Mitchell (Los Angeles), proposes a constitutional amendment that would change California’s property tax assessment system.
|Amendment to Florida Civil Rights Act Codifies and Extends Florida Supreme Court’s 2014 Prohibiting Pregnancy Discrimination|
Jamie Moore Marcario; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
June 16, 2015, previously published on June 1, 2015Effective July 1, 2015, the Florida Civil Rights Act (FCRA) will include an amendment expressly prohibiting pregnancy-based discrimination in employment practices and places of public accommodation. See Ch. 2015-68, §§ 1-8, Laws of Fla. The bill codifies and extends the Florida Supreme...
|Dutch Senate Passes Bill on Data Breach Notification|
Hans Urlus; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
June 16, 2015, previously published on June 11, 2015On May 26, 2015 the Dutch Senate passed a bill to amend the Dutch Data Protection Act (the Bill). The Bill introduces the duty to notify the Dutch Data Protection Authority (DPA) and affected individuals of data breaches. It will also significantly raise the fines faced by companies who fail to...
|DOJ Warns Extradition ‘Safe Havens’ Fading And Promises More Extradition Fights|
A. John Pappalardo, Sanford M. Saunders, Nicoleta Timofti; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
June 16, 2015, previously published on June 1, 2015The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) continues to push the extraterritorial reach of U.S. criminal laws. In the recent months, DOJ has demonstrated that its international enforcement efforts in the white-collar criminal front will include aggressive use of extradition requests for foreign nationals...
|Nevada Legislature Authorizes Registration of Certain Nightclub Employees and Associated Equipment Manufacturers|
Mark A. Clayton, Erica Okerberg; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
June 16, 2015, previously published on June 1, 2015SB 38 amends the Nevada Gaming Control Act to: (a) expand which organizations may offer charitable lotteries; (b) require the registration of certain nightclub employees; and (c) require the registration of certain manufacturers of associated equipment.
|Senate Banking Committee Approves Changes to Dodd-Frank on Party-line Vote|
Nanette Aguirre, Tim Hutchinson, Alan Slomowitz, Albert Wynn; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
June 15, 2015, previously published on June 8, 2015On May 21, 2015, the Senate Banking Committee approved by a 12-10 vote a financial regulatory reform package developed by the Committee’s Chairman, Richard Shelby (R-AL) that includes the most significant changes to Dodd-Frank since the law was enacted nearly five years ago.
|New York State Releases Final BitLicense Regulation|
Michael A. Berlin, Steven M. Felsenstein, Carl A. Fornaris, William B. Mack, Niall E. O'Hegarty; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
June 15, 2015, previously published on June 9, 2015On June 3, 2015, the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) published its final BitLicense regulation. The regulation requires that firms engaged in “Virtual Currency Business Activity” that involves New York State or a New York resident apply to DFS for a BitLicense...
|2015 California State Assessed Property Tax Roll Released|
Bradley R. Marsh; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
June 12, 2015, previously published on June 3, 2015The California State Board of Equalization (BOE) is responsible for assessing property tax on property owned or used by telephone companies, companies selling or transmitting gas or electricity, and other specified companies operating in California. These companies are often referred to as...
|Cook County ‘Piggybacks’ on State of Illinois and City of Chicago Employee Credit Privacy Laws|
Howard L. Mocerf; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
June 10, 2015, previously published on June 3, 2015Joining a growing trend among states and local governments, the Cook County, Illinois Human Rights Ordinance was amended effective as of June 1, 2015 to add an employee or applicant’s credit history or credit report as a prohibited type of employment discrimination. The amendments (Bill No....
|New SEC Cybersecurity Guidance for Investment Advisers and Fund Managers|
Scott R. MacLeod; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 29, 2015, previously published on May 18, 2015The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) continues to focus on cybersecurity. In April 2015, the SEC’s Division of Investment Management issued cybersecurity guidance in the form of a Guidance Update.1 The Guidance Update followed on the heels of, and was informed by, a...