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|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...
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?
Formula Revisited: Tyson Foods, Inc. v. Bouaphakeo and the Future of Wage
& Hour Class Actions|
Shea Briana Brack, Michelle L. Ducharme, James M. Nelson; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
April 14, 2016, previously published on March 28, 2016Some important Supreme Court cases are hard to accurately capture in a sound bite, and this is one of them. In a narrow holding, the Supreme Court issued a 6-2 decision in Tyson Foods, Inc. v. Bouaphakeo, 577 U.S. &under;&under;&under; (2016), addressing class claims for overtime compensation...
|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.
|Does FERC’s Denial of Authority to Construct Jordan Cove Signal a More Rigorous Test for Future LNG Projects?|
Gus Howard, Kenneth M. Minesinger, Howard L. Nelson; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
April 14, 2016, previously published on March 21, 2016On March 11, 2016, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) denied an application by Jordan Cove Energy Project, L.P. (Jordan Cove) for authority under Section 3 of the Natural Gas Act (NGA) to site, construct, and operate a facility at Coos Bay, Oregon, for the exportation, principally to...
|Start Planning! The Department of Labor’s White Collar Overtime Rules Are Coming...For Real!|
James N. Boudreau, Adam Roseman; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
April 14, 2016, previously published on March 17, 2016On Monday, March 14, 2016, the Department of Labor (DOL) sent its final rule revising the white collar overtime exemption regulations of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB).
|Florida Revamps and Clarifies Judgment Collection Law|
Craig S. Barnett; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
April 14, 2016, previously published on March 17, 2016On March 9, 2016, Governor Scott signed into law significant changes to Chapter 56, Florida Statutes, governing judgment collection, including a revised Section 56.29, which revamps proceedings supplementary completely. Until now, judgment collection law in Florida was a patchwork of related...
|New Building Code Legislation Provides Relief for Existing Buildings Required to Install First Responder Radio Signal Systems|
Robert S. Fine; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
April 13, 2016, previously published on March 29, 2016On Friday, March 25, 2016, Governor Scott signed House Bill 535 into law. While the majority of this omnibus building code bill affects new construction or the construction permitting process, one provision will provide immediate financial relief for owners and management of existing buildings.