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|Ninth Circuit Clarifies Scope of Mass Action Federal Jurisdiction and Removal|
Karin Bohmholdt, Benjamin S. Kurtz, Ginger Pigott; Greenberg Traurig LLP;
March 5, 2015, previously published on November 26, 2015In Corber v. Xanodyne Pharm., Inc., and Romo v. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc., &under;&under; F.3d &under;&under; (Case No. 13-56306 and 13-56310), 2014 WL 6436154 (9th Cir. Nov. 18, 2014), the Ninth Circuit, sitting en banc, held that a petition to coordinate multiple actions under California...
|Online Behavioral Advertising: Industry Guides Require Real Time Notice When Data Are Collected or Used for Personalized Ads|
Ed Chansky, David A. Wheeler; Greenberg Traurig LLP;
March 5, 2015, previously published on January 5, 2015WHAT’S COVERED?
Online behavioral advertising (OBA) has become a very common tool for commercial websites. OBA can be defined as follows:
the collection of data online from a particular computer or device regarding web viewing behaviors over time and across Web sites for the purpose of...
|Mortgage Foreclosure Action Barred by Statute of Limitations Based On Prior Involuntary Dismissal Without Prejudice|
Kimberly A. Mello, Michele L. Stocker; Greenberg Traurig LLP;
March 5, 2015, previously published on January 6, 2015Introduction
On Dec. 17, 2014, Florida’s Third District Court of Appeal (Third District) issued its opinion in Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas v. Beauvais, &under;&under; So. 3d &under;&under; (Fla. 3rd DCA 2014), holding that an involuntary dismissal without prejudice of a mortgage...
|Someone's Watching Your Auto-Enrollment Program|
Ed Chansky, Erica Okerberg, Irving Scher; Greenberg Traurig LLP;
March 5, 2015, previously published on January 5, 2015“Auto enrollment” or “negative option” programs as they sometimes are called are very popular for many online services and mobile apps. Such programs often involve a free-trial period for a subscription or other electronic service. The consumer then becomes charged for the...
|Still On the Hook: How Calif. Taxpayers Often End Up With Ongoing Tax Liability|
Jeremiah Coder, G. Michelle Ferreira; Greenberg Traurig LLP;
March 5, 2015, previously published on November 20, 2015It 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. Taxpayers who receive these notices are shocked to learn that seemingly simple oversights have...
|FINRA Rings in 2015 with its Annual Priorities Letter for Broker-Dealers|
Matthew S. Johns, Terry R. Weiss; Greenberg Traurig LLP;
March 4, 2015, previously published on January 7, 2015Yesterday, FINRA released its tenth annual Regulatory and Examination Priorities Letter in which it identifies its areas of examination focus for 2015, recurring challenges faced by firms, and possible risks impacting the financial sector. A copy of the letter is available here. FINRA’s 2015...
|U.S. Commerce Department Revives Previously Dormant Form BE-13 (Foreign Direct Investment Reporting Requirement)|
Cyril T. Brennan, Renee A. Latour, Julia Sorrentino; Greenberg Traurig LLP;
March 4, 2015, previously published on January 9, 2015The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) has reinstated a previously dormant reporting requirement via Form BE-13 for certain new foreign direct investment in the United States. The reporting requirement applies retroactively.
|IRS Recognition of Taxpayer Rights Encourages Respect and Due Process|
Jeremiah Coder, Barbara T. Kaplan; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 4, 2015, previously published on February 27, 2015In 2014, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) took a major step forward in formalizing its commitment to taxpayer rights by administratively adopting the Taxpayer Bill of Rights, a list of 10 rights based on specific principles that are modeled on the U.S. Constitution’s Bill of Rights. The...
|CFPB Issues Report on Reverse Mortgages|
Peter L. Cockbell, Brett M. Kitt, Gil Rudolph, J. Scott Sheedan; Greenberg Traurig LLP;
March 4, 2015, previously published on February 17, 2015CFPB Issues Report on Reverse Mortgages
On 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...
|Fiscal Year 2016 H-1B Cap - You’ve Been Warned, Now Here Are This Year’s Key Dates|
Scott T. Decker, Ian R. Macdonald; Greenberg Traurig LLP;
March 4, 2015, previously published on January 21, 2015Fiscal Year 2016 H-1B Cap
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will start accepting new H-1B petitions for fiscal year 2016 on Wednesday, April 1, 2015. Employers must immediately start identifying current and future employees who will need to be sponsored for new H-1B petitions. ...