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|Department of Justice Emphasizes Importance of Antitrust Compliance Programs In Recent Policy Speeches|
Ryan F. Harsch, James I. Serota; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
January 23, 2015, previously published on November 17, 2014Two top officials at the United States Department of Justice, Antitrust Division (DOJ), Assistant Attorney General (AAG) Bill Baer and Deputy Assistant Attorney General (DAAG) for Criminal Enforcement Brent Snyder, recently issued remarks on the importance of corporate antitrust compliance policies...
|DHS Secretary Extends Temporary Protected Status to Nationals of Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone in Response to Ebola Pandemic|
Shaun Staller; Greenberg Traurig LLP;
January 23, 2015, previously published on November 26, 2014The Ebola virus pandemic in West Africa has precipitated an expansion of the United States’ Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation, as announced by the Department of Homeland Security just last week. As a result, eligible nationals of Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone who are currently...
|Regulatory Documents Can Be Contracts: The Wetlands Mitigation Bank Example|
Jerry Stouck; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
January 23, 2015, previously published on November 26, 2014 For the second time in a year, a wetlands mitigation bank “instrument” executed between a landowner and a federal agency has been held by a court to be a binding contract that could be enforced against the agency when it tried to alter the terms of the instrument to the detriment of the...
|Private Equity: Cross-Border Acquisition Structures in the Line of Fire?|
Graham Iversen; Greenberg Traurig Maher LLP;
January 22, 2015, previously published on November 26, 2014In a discussion document published on 21 November 2014, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (the OECD) has acknowledged an issue which has been causing increasing concern in the international private equity community.
|Only ‘Whistleblowers’ Need Apply: District Court Concludes Simply Engaging in Protected Activity is Insufficient to Invoke Dodd-Frank Protection|
Eric B. Sigda, Michael J. Slocum; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
January 22, 2015, previously published on November 19, 2014Earlier this month, a district court ruled that an employee simply engaging in activity protected by the Dodd-Frank Act’s anti-retaliation provision is insufficient to gain whistleblower protection. Rather, the employee must first qualify as a whistleblower within the Act’s definition....
|President’s Executive Action on Immigration - Content and Preliminary Analysis of What it Means for Businesses and Compliance|
Laura Foote Reiff; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
January 22, 2015, previously published on November 20, 2014On November 20, 2014, President Obama released the long-anticipated “Executive Action” on immigration reform. We will also post additional materials made available. Late last summer, the President had postponed the release of such action until after the mid-term elections. Despite the...
|Still On the Hook: How Calif. Taxpayers Often End Up With Ongoing Tax Liability|
Jeremiah Coder, G. Michelle Ferreira; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
January 22, 2015, previously published on November 20, 2014It is surprising how often a California taxpayer receives a notice from the Franchise Tax Board (FTB) asserting an unpaid tax liability years after the general statute of limitations period has passed.
|Anti-Monopoly Probe and Enforcement in China - Paying the Price for Price!|
Dawn (Dan) Zhang, Eric Zhang; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
January 22, 2015, previously published on November 17, 2014Shortly after the sixth anniversary of effectuating the PRC Anti-monopoly Law, the National Development and Reform Commission (the NDRC) and its local branches made front page news with respect to an enforcement focus on automobile and related upstream and downstream industries. As of Sept. 28,...
|Some Reciprocity Changes Announced by DOS|
Ian R. Macdonald; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
January 19, 2015, previously published on November 4, 2014The Department of State (DOS) announced changes to the Country Reciprocity Tables for immigrant visa cases.
|The FTC Amends Its Guides For Advertising Payments and Services|
Irving Scher; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
January 19, 2015, previously published on November 17, 2014On Sept. 24, 2014, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued revised Guides for Advertising Allowances and Other Merchandising Payments and Services, effective Nov. 10. The original Guides were issued in 1969 in response to a Supreme Court recommendation a year earlier in FTC v. Fred Meyer, Inc....