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|WP29: Thumbs Down to Draft EU-US Privacy Shield|
Françoise Gilbert; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
April 28, 2016, previously published on April 14, 2016In a 58-page opinion published April 13, 2016, the influential European Union Article 29 Working Party (WP29), which includes representatives of the data protection authorities of the 28 EU Member States, expressed significant concerns with respect to the terms of the proposed EU-US Privacy Shield...
|Rising Salary Levels Governing Fair Labor Standards Act’s ‘White Collar’ Exemptions May Lift Union Votes|
Joseph Z. Fleming; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
April 26, 2016, previously published on April 12, 2016Since March 14, 2016, when the Department of Labor (DOL) transmitted its final rule to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) increasing the salary required to qualify for the “white collar” overtime exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), employers have been encouraged...
|Renewed European Trademark Regulation Entered Into Effect|
Radboud Ribbert; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
April 26, 2016, previously published on April 11, 2016In December 2015 the European Parliament approved the proposal of the European Commission to introduce a ‘Trademark Reform Package’ (Reform Package). This Reform Package aims to make European Trademark law more efficient, user friendly, and lower in cost. The Reform Package contains a...
|OSHA Continues to Make Changes to Its Enforcement Procedures for Reporting Requirements|
Adam Roseman; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
April 18, 2016, previously published on April 7, 2016Hey employer, remember that workplace injury that you reported to OSHA a few months ago? You remember, right? The one where after you gave OSHA information about the workplace injury, like the root cause of the incident, and a few days later OSHA informed you that it considered the matter...
|Nevada Real Property Tax Caps In The Cross-Hairs For The 2017 Legislative Session|
Jonathan P. Leleu; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
April 18, 2016, previously published on April 5, 2016America’s construction “boom” during the previous decade was particularly dramatic in Nevada, where property values skyrocketed, in some instances, several hundred percent. The escalation in assessed property value resulted in a corresponding increase in property taxes, which...
|New Dutch Rules on Whistleblower Policy and the Creation of an Institute for Whistleblowers|
Hans Urlus, Rob Van Eldik, Marie-José van der Heijden; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
April 18, 2016, previously published on April 5, 2016It took the Dutch legislature several years to approve new legislation concerning internal whistleblower policies for companies, but the Dutch parliament finally approved a new bill on March 1, 2016 that makes provisions for internal whistleblower policies. One of the main provisions is the...
|CFTC Proposed Guidance States Capacity and Peaking Supply Contracts are not Swaps|
Douglas M. Grom, Harris L. Kay, Gregory K. Lawrence; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
April 18, 2016, previously published on April 7, 2016On April 4, 2016, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) issued certain proposed guidance (the Proposed Guidance) on the treatment of capacity contracts and peaking supply contracts related to the supply and delivery of electric power and natural gas (the Contracts). Pursuant to that...
|New North Korea Sanctions Designations|
Kara M. Bombach, Cyril T. Brennan, Sandra K. Jorgensen, Erik de Bie, Marie-José van der Heijden; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
April 14, 2016, previously published on March 18, 2016Further to the newly-enacted North Korea Sanctions and Policy Enhancement Act of 2016 (H.R. 757) (the Act) summarized in our previous GT Alert, on March 16, 2016, President Obama issued an executive order implementing a number of sanctions measures pursuant to the Act.
Dutch Act on Collective Settlement of Mass Claims (WCAM) Goes Global Again: A
Forum Outside the United States to Resolve Mass Claims Disputes
Marie-José van der Heijden; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
April 14, 2016, previously published on March 29, 2016On March 14, 2016, Ageas (formerly, Fortis Bank) and several foundations representing the Fortis shareholders announced a EUR 1.204 billion settlement of shareholder claims and they are now seeking to declare the settlement legally binding on all shareholders under the 2005 Dutch Act on Collective...
|Secretary of Labor v. U.S. Steel Corporation, Inc. and OSHA’s Continued Stand Against Employer Retaliation|
Michael G. Murphy, Adam Roseman; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
April 14, 2016, previously published on March 18, 2016Employers, do your safety policies and procedures require employees to immediately report their injuries? Do you discipline employees for failing to follow your safety policies and procedures?