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|Cuba to Be Removed from U.S. State Sponsors of Terrorism List|
Kara M. Bombach, Cyril T. Brennan, Sandra K. Jorgensen, Renee A. Latour; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
April 17, 2015, previously published on April 14, 2015On April 14, 2015, President Obama announced the removal of Cuba from the State Department’s list of State Sponsors of Terrorism (SSOT) and formally submitted the statutorily required delisting notification to Congress. Cuba has been designated an SSOT since March 1, 1982. Removing Cuba from...
|Recent DOJ and Regulatory Actions Against Smaller Institutions Suggest That Community Banks Should Continue to Carefully Consider BSA/AML Risks|
Jared E. Dwyer, Carl A. Fornaris; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
April 17, 2015, previously published on April 15, 2015On March 31, 2015, the National Credit Union Administration liquidated North Dade Community Development Federal Credit Union of Miami Gardens, Florida. In its press release, the NCUA reported that North Dade was liquidated because the “credit union had violated various provisions of its...
|U.S. and EU Achieve Framework for Deal in Iran Nuclear Talks|
Cyril T. Brennan, Renee A. Latour, Julia Sorrentino; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
April 17, 2015, previously published on April 2, 2015On April 2, 2015, the five permanent members of the UN Security Council (China, France, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States) plus Germany, the European Union, and Iran came to agreement on a framework for achieving a deal regarding Iran’s nuclear program. This framework forms...
|SEC Reminds the Fund Industry that Gifts May Violate the 1940 Act, Not Just the Code of Ethics|
Richard M. Cutshall, Arthur Don; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
April 9, 2015, previously published on March 23, 2015Late last month, the staff of the SEC’s Division of Investment Management released Guidance Update No. 2015-01 (February 2015), reminding the investment management community of the potential conflicts of interest that arise when the personnel of an investment adviser to a registered...
|Foreign Venture Capital Investments in Sub-Saharan African Technology Startups|
Aron J. Ambia; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
April 7, 2015, previously published on March 12, 2015A McKinsey report published in February 2014 estimates that mobile phone ownership among adults in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is estimated to be 66 percent. The rapid spread of Internet-enabled mobile phones throughout SSA has created an opportunity for the emergence of tech startups and venture...
|Online Dispute Resolution is Not Science Fiction, Says Advisory Group|
Robert E. Collier-Wright; Greenberg Traurig Maher LLP;
April 7, 2015, previously published on March 12, 2015The Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) Advisory Group of the Civil Justice Council, a group established on 25 April 2014 and led by Professor Richard Susskind (IT Advisor to the Lord Chief Justice), has proposed radical changes to the court system of England and Wales, including the introduction of a...
|Myth vs. Fact: Responses to Arguments Against the EB-5 Pilot Program|
Laura Foote Reiff; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
April 7, 2015, previously published on March 13, 2015Myth 1: Buy a Green Card - The EB-5 program was established to help high-net-worth individuals buy a green card.
|IGAD to Establish International Arbitration Center in Djibouti|
Thomas R. Snider; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
April 7, 2015, previously published on March 10, 2015The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), which consists of member states Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, and Uganda, will establish an international arbitration center in Djibouti focused on resolving business disputes in the region. The decision to...
|Recap of the USCIS Lawful Source of Funds Public Engagement Feb. 26, 2015|
Dillon R. Colucci; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
April 6, 2015, previously published on March 2, 2015USCIS held an informative session on Feb. 26, 2015 which went over common issues in a lawful source of funds analysis. Speaking from USCIS were three adjudication officers, two supervisors and Karen Harris, a division chief. USCIS stated its continued goal is to reduce I-526 petition processing...
|Suit Up and Dress the Part|
Beatriz Soriano; Greenberg Traurig LLP;
April 6, 2015, previously published on March 26, 2015Dress codes may vary greatly between law firms. They may even vary from office to office within the same firm. Here are some tips you can follow to make sure you always dress the part.