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|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.
|Coming Soon: New Background Check Obligations for Securities Broker-Dealers|
Richard M. Cutshall, Steven M. Felsenstein, Carl A. Fornaris; Greenberg Traurig LLP;
March 4, 2015, previously published on January 13, 2015Earlier in 2014, the SEC incorporated old NASD Rule 3010 (the “Prior Rule”) - related to employee supervision - into The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority rules as FINRA Rule 3110 (the “New Rule”).
|OSHA Changes Requirements for Recording and Reporting Workplace Injuries and Illnesses - Effective Jan. 1 2015|
Michael J. Murphy, Michael G. Murphy P.E.; Greenberg Traurig LLP;
March 4, 2015, previously published on January 14, 2015The OSHA Standard for Recording and Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, 29 C.F.R. § 1904, requires that certain employers track work-related injuries and illnesses of their employees throughout the year, post the summaries of those injuries at the end of the year, maintain records...
|SEC Announces 2015 Examination Priorities|
Richard M. Cutshall, Arthur Don; Greenberg Traurig LLP;
March 4, 2015, previously published on January 15, 2015On Jan. 13, 2015, the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations released its annual list of examination priorities for 2015. A copy of the examination priorities letter is available here. The examination priorities are a mixture of OCIE’s examination priorities and risk areas first...
|Valuation of Distributed Solar|
Jillian C. Bunyan; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 3, 2015, previously published on December 9, 2014Powering your home with clean energy generated from the solar panels on your roof and selling the excess energy to the utility are appealing prospects to those attuned to environmental, energy efficiency, and self-sufficiency considerations. It is not hard to see why solar distributed generation...
|A New Judge is in Town to Rule on I-9 Violation Penalties|
Scott T. Decker; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 3, 2015, previously published on December 9, 2014Last week Stacy Stiffel Paddack was announced as the newest Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) at the Office of the Chief Administrative Hearing Officer (OCAHO). Judge Paddack will rule on the proper penalty in immigration compliance (Form I-9 violations) cases brought by U.S. Immigration and Customs...
|FDA Issues Draft Guidance Aimed at Reducing Oversight of Low Risk General Wellness Products and Medical Device Accessories|
Evan C. Holden, Victoria Davis Lockard; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
February 27, 2015, previously published on February 6, 2015On Jan. 20, 2015, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) issued two anticipated draft guidance documents proposing reduced FDA oversight of two types of products: low risk general wellness products and medical device accessories. The guidances are intended to provide clarity to industry and...
|CFPB Observer: Recent Developments from Jan. 26-30, 2015|
Peter L. Cockrell, Brett M. Kitt, Gil Rudolph, J. Scott Sheehan; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
February 27, 2015, previously published on February 4, 2015On Jan. 29, the CFPB issued a proposed rule that would amend various provisions of its Title XIV mortgage rules relating to small creditors. The purpose of the proposed changes is to “increase the number of financial institutions able to offer certain types of mortgages in rural and...
|New Jurisdiction Rules Now in Force Across the European Union|
Adam Rooney; Greenberg Traurig Maher LLP;
February 27, 2015, previously published on January 27, 2015On Saturday 10 January 2015, Regulation (EU) 1215/2012 of 12 December 2012 (the Judgments Regulation) came into force. Its effect, from that date, is to change jurisdiction rules which apply directly to litigation in the courts of all 28 member states of the European Union (EU). For those based...
|AML Developments - FDIC Announces That It Will End Its Supervisory Trend of Expecting Regulated Institutions to 'De-Risk' Entire Categories of Customers|
Carl A. Fornaris, Jennifer H. Weddle; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
February 27, 2015, previously published on January 30, 2015On Jan. 28, 2015, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) in a Financial Institutions Letter (FIL) announced that it would, in effect, do an about-face on its supervisory expectation that banks strongly consider discontinuing the provision of financial services to entire categories of...