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|Florida Passes Legislation That Will Facilitate Public-Private Partnership (P3) Projects|
Bruce H. Giles-Klein, Timothy J. Green; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 20, 2016, previously published on April 28, 2016The State of Florida, a longtime leader among states in facilitating Public Private Partnership projects (P3s), has recently passed legislation that will expand available options for the tax-exempt financing of P3 projects. On April 4, 2016, the Governor of Florida signed into law House Bill 7027...
|Victories on the Horizon for the Holder Community?|
Brooke E. Ehrman, Marc J. Musyl, Sarah Niemiec Seedig; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 19, 2016, previously published on April 29, 2016In recent years, states have become more and more aggressive in pursuing unclaimed property as a means of increasing revenue without increasing taxes. States have enacted and modified unclaimed property legislation expanding the scope of what constitutes escheatable property, shortening applicable...
|U.S. Extends Authorization for Transactions with Sanctioned Belarusian Entities|
David Baron, Kara M. Bombach, Sandra K. Jorgensen; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 18, 2016, previously published on May 3, 2016On April 29, 2016, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) issued General License No. 2A extending its previous Oct. 29, 2015, Belarus-related general authorization (General License 2) to engage in transactions with all sanctioned Belarusian entities. The...
|New York’s Highest Court Rules No-Fault Insurers are Not Required to Pay a Facility Fee to Doctors’ Offices|
Carmen Beauchamp Ciparick, Anne C. Reddy, Francis J. Serbaroli; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 10, 2016, previously published on April 19, 2016In a recent decision, New York’s Court of Appeals, its highest court, has ruled that no-fault automobile insurers do not have to pay a facility fee for procedures performed in private physician offices. This GT Alert analyzes the decision and its implications.
|Best Buy: First Appellate Decision Interpreting and Applying Halliburton II Rejects Class Certification Based Upon the Absence of “Front-End” Price Impact.|
Daniel J. Tyukody; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 10, 2016, previously published on April 15, 2016On April 12, 2016, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals in IBEW Local 98 Pension Fund v. Best Buy Co., Inc., et al., CV No. 14-3178, became the first appellate court to interpret and apply the Supreme Court’s decision in Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc., 134 S. Ct. 2398...
|EU General Data Protection Regulation: What Impact for Businesses Established Outside the EU|
Françoise Gilbert; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 10, 2016, previously published on April 19, 2016The 261-page final draft of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which replaces Directive 95/46/EC (Directive), was formally approved by the EU Parliament on April 14, 2016. The document is expected to be published in the Official Journal of the European Union (EU) in June, and to...
|Third District Court Of Appeals Reverses Holding on Statute of Limitations for Florida Foreclosures: The Impact of Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, as Trustee v. Beauvais|
Laura Jessica Bassini, Kimberly A. Mello, Michele L. Stocker; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 10, 2016, previously published on April 18, 2016On April 13, 2016, Florida’s Third District Court of Appeal (Third District) issued its en banc opinion in Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, as Indenture Trustee for American Home Mortgage Investment Trust 2006-2 v. Beauvais, &under;&under; So. 3d &under;&under;, No. 3D14-575 (Fla. 3d DCA...
|CFPB Scrutinized During Oral Argument Before the D.C. Circuit in PHH Corp. v. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau|
Jennifer L. Gray, Gil Rudolph, Murray B. Silverstein; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 10, 2016, previously published on April 22, 2016In a closely watched case testing the limits of the Dodd-Frank Act’s creation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), the U. S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit heard oral arguments in PHH Corp. v. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on April 12, 2016. The...
|The Fourth Circuit Finds Merit in Transgender Boy’s Title IX Claim: G.G. v. Gloucester County School Board|
Stephen A. Mendelsohn; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 10, 2016, previously published on April 22, 2016On April 19 2016, the United States Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in G.G. v. Gloucester County School Board, reversed a United States District Court order that dismissed a transgender high school boy’s Title IX, 20 U.S.C. § 1681(a), claim that he has a right to use a male school...
|The Massachusetts Consumer Protection Act: The Importance Of A Proper Response For A Residential Lender Or Mortgage Servicer Responding To A Borrower’s ‘Chapter 93’ Demand Letter|
James P. Ponsetto, David G. Thomas; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 3, 2016, previously published on April 18, 2016The Massachusetts Consumer Protection Act (Gen. Law Ch. 93A) affords consumers - including residential borrowers - a private right of action to seek injunctive relief and damages caused by unfair or deceptive acts and practices. A lender or servicer liable under Chapter 93A is exposed to (i) actual...