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|Nassau County Adopts New Lobbying Registration and Reporting Requirements|
Mark F. Glaser, Joshua L. Oppenheimer; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
June 16, 2015, previously published on June 1, 2015Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano issued two Executive Orders on May 15, 2015, which, for the first time impose broad lobbying disclosure requirements on contractors and vendors, prospective contractors and vendors, and lobbyists. Greenberg Traurig has been informed by the Nassau County...
|Nevada Legislature Authorizes Registration of Certain Nightclub Employees and Associated Equipment Manufacturers|
Mark A. Clayton, Erica Okerberg; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
June 16, 2015, previously published on June 1, 2015SB 38 amends the Nevada Gaming Control Act to: (a) expand which organizations may offer charitable lotteries; (b) require the registration of certain nightclub employees; and (c) require the registration of certain manufacturers of associated equipment.
|Dutch Senate Passes Bill on Data Breach Notification|
Hans Urlus; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
June 16, 2015, previously published on June 11, 2015On May 26, 2015 the Dutch Senate passed a bill to amend the Dutch Data Protection Act (the Bill). The Bill introduces the duty to notify the Dutch Data Protection Authority (DPA) and affected individuals of data breaches. It will also significantly raise the fines faced by companies who fail to...
|May 2015 Brings a Crop of FERC ‘Loophole’ Manipulation Civil Penalty Assessments|
Francesca Ciliberti-Ayres, Gregory K. Lawrence; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
June 16, 2015, previously published on June 9, 2015In May, two “loophole” penalty orders were issued regarding recent fraud and manipulation investigations conducted by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) Office of Enforcement (OE), which are discussed below. What will June bring? To start, on June 3, the House of...
|DOJ Warns Extradition ‘Safe Havens’ Fading And Promises More Extradition Fights|
A. John Pappalardo, Sanford M. Saunders, Nicoleta Timofti; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
June 16, 2015, previously published on June 1, 2015The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) continues to push the extraterritorial reach of U.S. criminal laws. In the recent months, DOJ has demonstrated that its international enforcement efforts in the white-collar criminal front will include aggressive use of extradition requests for foreign nationals...
|Industry and States Legally Challenge Federal Hydraulic Fracturing Regulations|
Laura E. Jones, Robert S. Thompson; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
June 16, 2015, previously published on June 9, 2015States and industry organizations are seeking to invalidate a recent hydraulic fracturing rule promulgated by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (the Rule).1 The Rule will go into effect on June 24, 2015, and litigation has been filed by states and industry organizations to halt implementation of...
|New York State Releases Final BitLicense Regulation|
Michael A. Berlin, Steven M. Felsenstein, Carl A. Fornaris, William B. Mack, Niall E. O'Hegarty; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
June 15, 2015, previously published on June 9, 2015On June 3, 2015, the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) published its final BitLicense regulation. The regulation requires that firms engaged in “Virtual Currency Business Activity” that involves New York State or a New York resident apply to DFS for a BitLicense...
|Senate Banking Committee Approves Changes to Dodd-Frank on Party-line Vote|
Nanette Aguirre, Tim Hutchinson, Alan Slomowitz, Albert Wynn; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
June 15, 2015, previously published on June 8, 2015On May 21, 2015, the Senate Banking Committee approved by a 12-10 vote a financial regulatory reform package developed by the Committee’s Chairman, Richard Shelby (R-AL) that includes the most significant changes to Dodd-Frank since the law was enacted nearly five years ago.
|2015 California State Assessed Property Tax Roll Released|
Bradley R. Marsh; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
June 12, 2015, previously published on June 3, 2015The California State Board of Equalization (BOE) is responsible for assessing property tax on property owned or used by telephone companies, companies selling or transmitting gas or electricity, and other specified companies operating in California. These companies are often referred to as...
|Cook County ‘Piggybacks’ on State of Illinois and City of Chicago Employee Credit Privacy Laws|
Howard L. Mocerf; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
June 10, 2015, previously published on June 3, 2015Joining a growing trend among states and local governments, the Cook County, Illinois Human Rights Ordinance was amended effective as of June 1, 2015 to add an employee or applicant’s credit history or credit report as a prohibited type of employment discrimination. The amendments (Bill No....