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|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...
|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...
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...
|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).
|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.
|Section 162(m): Actions that Should be Taken by March 30, 2016, and/or in this Year’s Proxy to Avoid the $1,000,000 Deduction Limitation|
Michael R. Einig, Ian A. Herbert, Leslie A. Klein, Steven B. Lapidus, Mindy B. Leathe; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
April 7, 2016, previously published on March 22, 2016This GT Alert serves to remind our publicly held clients of things that need to be done early this year to minimize or avoid the application of the deduction limitations imposed by Section 162(m) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended. The Alert also provides an overview of the basic...
|Regulation of Bisphenol A (BPA) Will Soon Affect Consumer Products Distributed in California - Comments on Regulation due April 29, 2016|
Anthony J. Cortez, Maria C. Garcia, Greg Sperla; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
April 7, 2016, previously published on March 22, 2016Despite positive reviews from the EPA and European Food Safety Authority, Bisphenol A (BPA), a synthetic compound used to line canned goods and other consumer products, was added to the Proposition 65 list on May 11, 2015, as a chemical known to cause reproductive toxicity. Effective May 11, 2016,...
|U.S. Further Eases Restrictions on Cuba Travel and Financial Transactions|
Kara M. Bombach, Cyril T. Brennan, Yosbel A. Ibarra, Sandra K. Jorgensen; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 30, 2016, previously published on March 16, 2016In its most recent move in a series of changes designed to increase engagement between the United States and Cuba, and in line with the Administration’s policy, on March 16, 2016, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) amended the existing Cuban...
|Private Rights of Action for Exempt Energy Transactions: the CFTC EEMAC Committee Meeting|
Harris L. Kay, Gregory K. Lawrence; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 22, 2016, previously published on February 29, 2016On May 19, 2015, the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) issued a proposed order exempting certain categories of Southwest Power Pool, Inc. (SPP) electric energy transactions from all but the antifraud and anti-manipulation provisions of the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA) (the...