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|CFPB Observer: Recent Developments from Feb. 9-13, 2015 |
Peter L. Cockrell, Brett M. Kitt, Gil Rudolf, J. Scott Sheehan; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 24, 2015, previously published on February 17, 2015On Feb. 9, the CFPB issued a report on consumer complaints regarding reverse mortgages. A reverse mortgage, which is only available to people above a certain age, is a particular type of home mortgage loan that permits older homeowners to access the equity in their homes. Repayment of the loan is...
|Nevada Supreme Court Clarifies That 'Consideration Paid' by Successor Note-Holders Can Limit Recovery in Deficiency Actions|
Leslie S. Godfrey, Kara B. Hendricks, Michael R. Hogue; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 19, 2015, previously published on March 10, 2015In late 2013, the Nevada Supreme Court issued a 5-2 decision in Sandpointe Apartments v. Eighth Judicial Dist. Ct. which found that 2011 amendments modifying Nevada’s anti-deficiency protections created limitations on the amount a note-purchaser could recover as part of a deficiency judgment....
|Supreme Court Limits Application of Tax Injunction Act for Certain Challenges to State Tax Reporting Regimes|
Jeremiah Coder, Marvin A. Kirsner, Bradley R. Marsh; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 19, 2015, previously published on March 4, 2015A unanimous U.S. Supreme Court held on March 3, 2015, that the Tax Injunction Act (TIA) does not bar challenges to state tax information reporting regimes that are distinctly separate from the assessment or collection of state taxes. The Court’s ruling only applies to whether a federal...
|U.S. Imposes Additional Targeted Ukraine-related Sanctions|
Cyril T. Brennan, Sandra K. Jorgensen, Renee A. Latour; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 19, 2015, previously published on March 11, 2015On March 11, 2015, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) imposed new Ukraine-related targeted sanctions on several Russian and Ukrainian individuals and entities in response to Russian violations of the ceasefire brokered in February 2015 between the...
|CMS Offers a New Accountable Care Organization Model|
Caroline Brancatella, Whitney Magee Phelps, Nancy E. Taylor; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 19, 2015, previously published on March 16, 2015On March 10, 2014, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) unveiled a Request for Applications (RFA) for the Next Generation Accountable Care Organization (Next Generation ACO or Next Generation Model), to “test whether strong financial incentives for ACOs can improve health...
|The Duty to Report Data Leaks|
Jacomijn Christ, Hans Urlus; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 19, 2015, previously published on March 5, 2015On Feb. 1, 2015, the Dutch House of Representatives voted in favor of a legislative bill introducing a duty to report data leaks. The bill, titled Duty to Report Data Leaks and the Expansion of the Administrative Penalty Competence of Dutch Data Protection Authority (Dutch DPA), will amend the...
|U.S. Ivory Regulation: A Q&A with Craig Hoover, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service|
Kevin P. Ray; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 13, 2015, previously published on January 5, 2015In response to concerns that poaching of African elephants is rapidly driving the species to extinction, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS) issued Director’s Order No. 210, which tightened previous practice involving the import, export, and sale of African elephant ivory. The...
|Relationship-Building in the Office|
Michael Nguyen; Greenberg Traurig LLP;
March 13, 2015, previously published on January 8, 2015One of the best assets in your career will be the relationships with your colleagues. When you start out as a 2L in the summer, you will get to know and bond with your fellow summer associates. You may ask a fellow 2L to look over a summer assignment before it needs to be turned in. He/she may ask...
|South Africa Gets to Work on its First ‘Smart City’|
Alais L. M. Griffin; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 13, 2015, previously published on February 23, 2015Work is beginning on a R84 billion “smart city” project in Modderfontein, South Africa, just east of Johannesburg. The developer, Chinese investment firm, Shanghai Zendai, plans on developing 1,600 hectares of land into an international commercial hub that it hopes will one day rival...
|New York Clears the Way for Permitting LNG-Refueling Stations|
Robert M. Rosenthal, Steven C. Russo; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 13, 2015, previously published on January 30, 2015The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced on January 28, 2015 that it has finalized a new regulatory regime to allow the construction of liquefied natural gas (LNG) refueling stations in all parts of the State except for New York City. Under the agency’s...