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|U.S. Government Announces Significant Changes to Export Controls on Spacecraft and Satellites|
Kara M. Bombach, Cyril T. Brennan; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
June 10, 2014, previously published on June 2, 2014The U.S. Government has issued changes to its export controls on spacecraft and satellites. The changes will become effective later this year, resulting in the migration of a large number of equipment, parts, components, software, and related technology and services now regulated under the...
|U.S. Prosecutions of Foreign Financial Institutions Create Extreme Risk of Disclosure for Offshore Account Holders and Prospects of Multiple 50 Percent FBAR Penalties|
Jeremiah Coder, Scott E. Fink, Barbara T. Kaplan; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
June 10, 2014, previously published on May 29, 2014As shown by recent headlines, the pressure is mounting on individuals who have yet to come into compliance with their reporting obligations concerning undisclosed offshore accounts. Taxpayers who are not in compliance may soon find themselves facing significant civil penalties and possibly criminal...
|Mexican Energy Reform: Impact and Opportunities|
Nicolas Borda, Baranda Diego, Pedro Javier Reséndez Bocanegra, Hector D. Sanchez Fernandez, Rodrigo Vazquez del Mercado-Rivera; Greenberg Traurig, S.C.;
June 10, 2014, previously published on June 4, 2014This GT Alert describes the most relevant aspects of the Initiatives of the Secondary Laws implementing the Energy Reform, submitted to the Mexican Congress on April 30, 2014.
|Statute of Limitations Update in Florida Foreclosure Actions: Fifth District Court of Appeals Holds that Each Default Creates a New Case of Action|
Cory W. Eichhorn, Richard B. Rosengarten, Michele L. Stocker; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 27, 2014, previously published on May 16, 2014On April 25, 2014, the Fifth District Court of Appeals issued an important opinion in U.S. Bank Nat’l Ass’n v. Bartram, No. 5D12-3823, 2014 WL 1632138 (Fla. 3d DCA Apr. 25, 2014), holding that “a default occurring after a failed foreclosure attempt creates a new cause of action...
|Fourth Circuit Offers Detailed Guidance on Use of Experts to Establish Copyright Damages on Summary Judgment for GT Client Floyd Mayweather, Jr.|
Bethany Rabe, Mark G. Tratos; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 27, 2014, previously published on May 13, 2014On September 26, 2013, a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit affirmed the decision of a federal district court in the District of South Carolina granting summary judgment to the defendants in a copyright case. In the 68-page opinion, the Fourth Circuit took special care to lay...
|New Licensing Rules from Brussels - Avoid Getting Caught by a Legacy Clause|
Radboud Ribbert, Hans Urlus; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 27, 2014, previously published on May 16, 2014On May 1, 2014 the European Commission’s new Technology Transfer Block Exemption Regulation (TTBER) entered into force, together with the relating guidelines for technology transfer agreements (TT-Guidelines). The TTBER and the TT-Guidelines contains important changes in some instances even...
|Dutch Supreme Court: Redeemable Preference Shares Covered by the Dutch Participation Exemption|
Job Leusink, Thomas van der Vliet; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 26, 2014, previously published on May 22, 2014The Dutch Supreme Court recently concluded that Australian Redeemable Preference Shares (RPS) should be regarded as equity for the purposes of the Dutch participation exemption.
|European Court of Justice Decision: Data Retention Directive Ruled Invalid|
Sanne Mulder, Radboud Ribbert; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 26, 2014, previously published on May 23, 2014On April 8, 2014, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in the joined cases C-293/12 and C-594/12 ruled that the directive on the retention of data generated or processed in connection with the provision of publicly available electronic communications services or of public communications networks...
|MOFCOM Issues Tentative Provisions on Standards Applicable to Simple Cases of Concentration of Business Operations In China|
Dawn (Dan) Zhang, Feiya Zhong; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 23, 2014, previously published on May 20, 2014Under the People’s Republic of China (PRC) Anti-Monopoly laws, concentrations of business operations through mergers or acquisitions that exceed certain standards (summarized below) must comply with the filing procedures of the Anti-Monopoly Bureau of the Ministry of Commerce or MOFCOM (the...
|Beware: Enterprises Facilitating, But Not Operating In, a Cartelized Market Can Be Fined For Participating In the Cartel|
Hans Urlus, Emilie van Hasselt; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 23, 2014, previously published on May 20, 2014A recent ruling of the General Court of the European Union (GC) affirmed that enterprises that are not active in the same market as other cartel members, but facilitated the cartel, can face fines under EU competition law.