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|IRS Chief Counsel: CA Waiting Time Penalties Are Not Wages|
Koray J. Bulut, Bradley R. Marsh; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
August 18, 2015, previously published on August 17, 2015For years now, Section 203 of the California Labor Code has required employers to pay a penalty for willful failure to provide a departing employee with their final wages on their last day of employment (or within 72 hours for employee who suddenly quit). The amount of this penalty, often referred...
|A Recent FCC Order May Require Financial Institutions and Healthcare Providers to Put Robocalls to Wireless Phone Numbers on Hold|
Mitchell F. Brecher, Debra McGuire Mercer; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
August 14, 2015, previously published on August 13, 2015A recent Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Order issued July 10, 2015, (Robocall Order) clarifies several provisions in the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) (47 U.S.C. § 227) and the FCC’s implementing regulations (47 C.F.R. § 64.1200). Those laws provide that an...
|Workers’ Compensation Legislation Advances in Illinois General Assembly|
Adam Braun, Fred E. Karlinsky; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
August 11, 2015, previously published on August 10, 2015As the Illinois General Assembly enters its third month of overtime session without a state budget for the fiscal year that started July 1, efforts to amend the workers’ compensation laws in Illinois remain at the forefront of the legislative agenda.
|Franchising in Cuba - The Next Frontier?|
Kara M. Bombach, Alan R. Greenfield, Jenine E. Hinkle; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
August 7, 2015, previously published on August 3, 2015On Jan. 16, 2015, following an announcement made by President Obama on Dec. 17, 2014 of a plan to ease the U.S. trade embargo and restore diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Cuba, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (the Commerce Department) and the U.S....
|The Seventh Circuit Undercuts Prominent Defenses in Data Breach Lawsuits and Class Actions|
Francis A. Citera, Brett M. Doran; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
August 7, 2015, previously published on August 4, 2015With two recent decisions sure to please the plaintiff’s bar, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit landed a blow to defendants facing class action and data breach lawsuits. In the first decision, the Seventh Circuit ruled that data breach plaintiffs, who regularly bring suits as...
|IRS Proposes Regulations Regarding Disguised Payments for Services from Partnerships|
Alejandro Ruiz; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
August 5, 2015, previously published on August 3, 2015On July 22, 2015, the Internal Revenue Service (the IRS) and the Treasury Department (Treasury) (i) issued proposed regulations (the proposed regulations) regarding disguised payments for services from partnerships and (ii) announced the upcoming modification of existing guidance on the tax...
|FERC Assesses Penalties for Alleged No-Risk UTC Trading Against City Power and Its Founder|
Francesca Ciliberti-Ayres, Gregory K. Lawrence; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
August 5, 2015, previously published on July 30, 2015Earlier this month, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued an Order Assessing Civil Penalties against City Power Marketing, LLC (City Power) and its founder and sole owner, K. Stephen Tsingas (collectively, Respondents) for violating section 222 of the Federal Power Act (FPA) and...
|Iran Deal Delivered to U.S. Congress and U.N. Resolution Issued|
Kara M. Bombach, Sandra K. Jorgensen, Renee A. Latour; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
July 31, 2015, previously published on July 23, 2015On July 19, 2015, the U.S. State Department officially transmitted the final Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) agreement to Congress. The transmission to Congress commenced the 60-day period of congressional review on July 20, 2015. During the 60-day review period, Congress must vote on a...
|Dutch Court of Appeal Allows the Use of Wiretaps by Competition Authority|
Teresa Charatjan, Hans Urlus; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
July 31, 2015, previously published on July 22, 2015On July 9 2015, the Dutch Court of Appeal (het College van Beroep voor het bedrijfsleven) overturned two judgments of the Rotterdam District Court. The Dutch Court of Appeal ruled that the Dutch competition authority (Autoriteit Consument en Markt hereafter referred to as ACM) is allowed to use...
|Little Known Florida Statute Affects Securities Issuers That Do Business in Cuba|
Carl A. Fornaris, Yosbel A. Ibarra; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
July 29, 2015, previously published on July 21, 2015While diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba continue to normalize, issuers of securities sold in Florida should be mindful of a little-noticed but long-existing Florida statute that requires them to disclose any business activities in Cuba. Passed in 1992, Section 517.075 of the...