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|U.S. Imposes Targeted Sanctions on North Korea - Additional Sanctions Expected|
Sandra K. Jorgensen, Renee A. Latour, Julia Sorrentino; Greenberg Traurig LLP;
March 5, 2015, previously published on January 2, 2015On Jan. 2, 2015, President Obama signed an Executive Order expanding the scope of the current U.S. sanctions against North Korea. The expanded sanctions are directed primarily at the government of North Korea and associated entities and individuals. Pursuant to the new sanctions, the property of...
|Supreme Court Holds Time Spent Participating In Security Screenings Not Compensable Work Time Under FLSA|
Larent Badoux, Christiana L. Signs; Greenberg Traurig LLP;
March 5, 2015, previously published on December 10, 2015The Supreme Court held yesterday that activities that occur before or after a work shift are not compensable unless they are “intrinsic” to employees’ principal work duties, i.e., doing away with the activities would mean employees could not do the jobs they were hired to do....
|U. S. Allows Additional Trade with Cuba|
Kara M. Bombach, Sandra K. Jorgensen, Renee A. Latour; Greenberg Traurig LLP;
March 4, 2015, previously published on January 16, 2015Amendments Implement Changes Announced by President Obama on Dec. 17, 2014
On Jan. 16, 2015, the U.S. Government will amend the existing Cuba-related regulations allowing certain types of travel, remittances, financial transactions and exports to Cuba.
|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...
|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...
|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...
|Obama Administration Announces New Steps to Spur Private Investment in Infrastructure Projects|
Diane J. Blagman, Robert S. Brams, Bruce H. Giles-Klein, Alais L. M. Griffin, Yosbel A. Ibarra; Greenberg Traurig LLP;
March 4, 2015, previously published on January 20, 2015Last July, President Obama introduced the “Build America Investment Initiative,” an initiative designed to facilitate the use of innovative financing and private capital to help state and local governments deliver needed infrastructure projects. On Jan. 16, 2015, the Obama...
|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...
|New York Environmental Regulator Announces New Hazardous Waste Enforcement Initiative Against Supermarkets, Retail Pharmacies and Similar Establishments|
Christopher L. Bell, Robert M. Rosenthal, Steven C. Russo; Greenberg Traurig LLP;
March 4, 2015, previously published on January 12, 2015In a move that will have a substantial impact on future obligations of supermarkets, drug stores and “big box” retailers in New York State, the New York Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) recently announced that it would begin to require strict compliance with the hazardous...
|Much Ado About Tacking|
Joel Ross Feldman; Greenberg Traurig LLP;
March 4, 2015, previously published on January 23, 2015On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a rare trademark decision. In Hana Financial, Inc. v. Hana Bank, the Court held that whether an original trademark and revised trademark are “legal equivalents” and “create the same, continuing commercial impression” is a question...