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|Expansion of New York State’s Lobbying Law Enacted|
Mark F. Glaser, Joshua L. Oppenheimer; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
April 17, 2015, previously published on April 1, 2015New York State’s 2015-2016 enacted budget includes a variety of changes to the State’s ethics laws, mainly pertaining to disclosure obligations for public officials who maintain outside employment and penalties for failing to comply, as well as pension forfeiture for officials convicted...
|Court Holds that ‘Supremacy Clause’ Does Not Create a Private Right of Action to Enforce the Provisions of Medicaid|
Robert P. Charrow; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
April 17, 2015, previously published on April 1, 2015On Tuesday, March 31, 2015, in Armstrong v. Exceptional Child Center, Inc., No. 14-15 (U.S. March 31, 2015), the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that private parties do not have the right under the U.S. Constitution’s Supremacy Clause to sue states over low Medicaid reimbursement rates. Plaintiffs...
|SEC Reminds the Fund Industry that Gifts May Violate the 1940 Act, Not Just the Code of Ethics|
Richard M. Cutshall, Arthur Don; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
April 9, 2015, previously published on March 23, 2015Late last month, the staff of the SEC’s Division of Investment Management released Guidance Update No. 2015-01 (February 2015), reminding the investment management community of the potential conflicts of interest that arise when the personnel of an investment adviser to a registered...
|Myth vs. Fact: Responses to Arguments Against the EB-5 Pilot Program|
Laura Foote Reiff; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
April 7, 2015, previously published on March 13, 2015Myth 1: Buy a Green Card - The EB-5 program was established to help high-net-worth individuals buy a green card.
|Foreign Venture Capital Investments in Sub-Saharan African Technology Startups|
Aron J. Ambia; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
April 7, 2015, previously published on March 12, 2015A McKinsey report published in February 2014 estimates that mobile phone ownership among adults in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is estimated to be 66 percent. The rapid spread of Internet-enabled mobile phones throughout SSA has created an opportunity for the emergence of tech startups and venture...
|Online Dispute Resolution is Not Science Fiction, Says Advisory Group|
Robert E. Collier-Wright; Greenberg Traurig Maher LLP;
April 7, 2015, previously published on March 12, 2015The Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) Advisory Group of the Civil Justice Council, a group established on 25 April 2014 and led by Professor Richard Susskind (IT Advisor to the Lord Chief Justice), has proposed radical changes to the court system of England and Wales, including the introduction of a...
|IGAD to Establish International Arbitration Center in Djibouti|
Thomas R. Snider; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
April 7, 2015, previously published on March 10, 2015The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), which consists of member states Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, and Uganda, will establish an international arbitration center in Djibouti focused on resolving business disputes in the region. The decision to...
|PTAB Moves Forward on Quick-Fix Rule Changes|
Scott A. McKeown; Greenberg Traurig LLP;
April 6, 2015, previously published on March 27, 2015The USPTO's Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) has announced some of their "quick fix" rule changes today in advance of the anticipated Federal Register Notice. In addition to expected changes to page limits, the Director also mentioned other changes that may be proposed through...
|Suit Up and Dress the Part|
Beatriz Soriano; Greenberg Traurig LLP;
April 6, 2015, previously published on March 26, 2015Dress codes may vary greatly between law firms. They may even vary from office to office within the same firm. Here are some tips you can follow to make sure you always dress the part.
|Are You an E-Athlete?|
Chinh H. Pham; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
April 6, 2015, previously published on January 8, 2015Video games were once associated with couch potatoes, but today there is growing legitimacy, especially around what is known as “eSports.” This type of professional competitive gaming is gaining popularity in the U.S., and eSports is breaking into the mainstream world - emerging...