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|Mexican Tax Reforms for 2016|
Eugenio Grageda Nunez; Greenberg Traurig, S.C.;
January 7, 2016, previously published on December 28, 2015On Nov. 18, 2015, reforms to the Mexican Income Tax Law (MITL), Tax Code, Excise Tax and Federal Income Law for 2016 (collectively, the Tax Reform) were published in the Federal Gazette. The Tax Reform reestablishes measures to promote savings and increase incentives for doing business in Mexico,...
|'Special Economic Zones' in Mexico|
Eugenio Grageda Nunez; Greenberg Traurig, S.C.;
January 7, 2016, previously published on December 28, 2015The Mexican House of Representatives recently approved an act, presented to Mexico’s Congress by President Peña Nieto, for the creation of Special Economic Zones (SEZ) that will change the development model for the south of Mexico, an area that has lagged behind in economic growth with...
|Federal Circuit Takes a New Slant on Disparaging Trademarks|
Joel Ross Feldman; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
January 6, 2016, previously published on December 22, 2015While the world’s attention has been focused on the Washington Redskins’ 0-2 record before the Trademark Office and federal court (its appeal to a federal appellate court is currently pending), a similar case has been making its way through the appeals process in a different appellate...
|Important Data Protection Update: Agreement Reached on New Data Protection Regulation in Europe|
Viola Bensinger; Greenberg Traurig Germany, LLP;
January 6, 2016, previously published on December 22, 2015We have seen dramatic data protection developments in the European Union over the last week! On Dec. 15, 2015, the European Parliament, the European Council and the European Commission agreed on the final wording of the new General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”). The GDRP sets...
|2016 NDAA Makes Critical Changes To Small Business Government Contracting Program|
Ryan C. Bradel, Przemyslaw Kozdoj; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
January 6, 2016, previously published on December 18, 2015Late last month Congress enacted and the President signed the 2016 National Defense Authorization Act (the “2016 NDAA”) (Pub L. No. 114-92) and, as has been the case with the annual National Defense Authorization Acts in recent years, the 2016 version contains several provisions that...
|Congress Finally Passes the Cybersecurity Act of 2015|
Elana Broitman; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
January 6, 2016, previously published on December 21, 2015After seeking to pass broad private sector cybersecurity legislation for a number of years, Congress finally passed the Cybersecurity Act of 2015 (Cybersecurity Act) as Division N of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016 (Omnibus).
|U.S. Sanctions Mexican Executive, Airline, and Newspaper Tied to Drug Trafficking Organization|
Kara M. Bombach, Cyril T. Brennan; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
January 6, 2016, previously published on December 17, 2015On Dec. 16, 2015, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated a Mexican national, Naim Libien Tella, and four Mexican entities linked to Libien Tella, under the Kingpin Act. The new designations, which include a Mexican airline and newspaper, stem...
|FCC Proposes to Relax Limitations on Telecom Service to Cuba|
Kara M. Bombach, Mitchell F. Brecher, Cyril T. Brennan; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
January 6, 2016, previously published on December 18, 2015On Nov. 24, 2015, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released a public notice inviting comments on its proposal to remove Cuba from its Exclusion List. If implemented, Cuba’s removal from the Exclusion List would allow U.S. telecommunication carriers to provide facilities-based...
|Déjà vu: FERC’s Etracom Show Cause Order and Allegations of Related Trading, Market Manipulation, and CAISO Software Errors|
Gregory K. Lawrence, Mian R. Wang; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
January 5, 2016, previously published on December 22, 2015On Dec. 16, 2015, FERC issued an Order to Show Cause and Notice of Proposed Penalty, directing Etracom LLC (Etracom) and its principal member and primary trader Michael Rosenberg, to show cause: (1) why they should not be found to have violated FERC’s anti-manipulation rules and the Federal...
|Federal Legislative Year in Review 2015|
Diane J. Blagman, Andrew Zausner; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
January 5, 2016, previously published on December 23, 2015With 2015 drawing to a close, Dec. 18 marked the end of the first session of the 114th Congress. The second session will commence in January 2016. As part of the Government Law and Policy Group’s efforts to disseminate information that may be of interest to our colleagues and their clients,...