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|Still On the Hook: How Calif. Taxpayers Often End Up With Ongoing Tax Liability|
Jeremiah Coder, G. Michelle Ferreira; Greenberg Traurig LLP;
March 5, 2015, previously published on November 20, 2015It is surprising how often a California taxpayer receives a notice from the Franchise Tax Board (FTB) asserting an unpaid tax liability years after the general statute of limitations period has passed. Taxpayers who receive these notices are shocked to learn that seemingly simple oversights have...
|Online Behavioral Advertising: Industry Guides Require Real Time Notice When Data Are Collected or Used for Personalized Ads|
Ed Chansky, David A. Wheeler; Greenberg Traurig LLP;
March 5, 2015, previously published on January 5, 2015WHAT’S COVERED?
Online behavioral advertising (OBA) has become a very common tool for commercial websites. OBA can be defined as follows:
the collection of data online from a particular computer or device regarding web viewing behaviors over time and across Web sites for the purpose of...
|Mortgage Foreclosure Action Barred by Statute of Limitations Based On Prior Involuntary Dismissal Without Prejudice|
Kimberly A. Mello, Michele L. Stocker; Greenberg Traurig LLP;
March 5, 2015, previously published on January 6, 2015Introduction
On Dec. 17, 2014, Florida’s Third District Court of Appeal (Third District) issued its opinion in Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas v. Beauvais, &under;&under; So. 3d &under;&under; (Fla. 3rd DCA 2014), holding that an involuntary dismissal without prejudice of a mortgage...
|U.S. Imposes Targeted Sanctions on North Korea - Additional Sanctions Expected|
Sandra K. Jorgensen, Renee A. Latour, Julia Sorrentino; Greenberg Traurig LLP;
March 5, 2015, previously published on January 2, 2015On Jan. 2, 2015, President Obama signed an Executive Order expanding the scope of the current U.S. sanctions against North Korea. The expanded sanctions are directed primarily at the government of North Korea and associated entities and individuals. Pursuant to the new sanctions, the property of...
|Supreme Court Holds Time Spent Participating In Security Screenings Not Compensable Work Time Under FLSA|
Larent Badoux, Christiana L. Signs; Greenberg Traurig LLP;
March 5, 2015, previously published on December 10, 2015The Supreme Court held yesterday that activities that occur before or after a work shift are not compensable unless they are “intrinsic” to employees’ principal work duties, i.e., doing away with the activities would mean employees could not do the jobs they were hired to do....
|Payment to Unregistered Persons - The Next Round|
Richard M. Cutshall; Greenberg Traurig LLP;
March 4, 2015, previously published on January 14, 2015The role of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) in dealing with payments to unlicensed persons for securities-related and capital-raising activities has grown significantly. On Dec. 30, 2014, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) approved FINRA Rule 2040 governing...
|Much Ado About Tacking|
Joel Ross Feldman; Greenberg Traurig LLP;
March 4, 2015, previously published on January 23, 2015On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a rare trademark decision. In Hana Financial, Inc. v. Hana Bank, the Court held that whether an original trademark and revised trademark are “legal equivalents” and “create the same, continuing commercial impression” is a question...
|FTC and DOJ Hold Workshop on Health Care Payment Models and Effects on Competition|
Whitney Magee Phelps; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 4, 2015, previously published on February 27, 2015Health care is the single largest industry in the United States with expenses comprising 18 percent of the gross domestic product. Costs need to be controlled while maintaining and improving the quality of care provided. This can be accomplished either through competition or regulation. In addition...
|U. S. Allows Additional Trade with Cuba|
Kara M. Bombach, Sandra K. Jorgensen, Renee A. Latour; Greenberg Traurig LLP;
March 4, 2015, previously published on January 16, 2015Amendments Implement Changes Announced by President Obama on Dec. 17, 2014
On Jan. 16, 2015, the U.S. Government will amend the existing Cuba-related regulations allowing certain types of travel, remittances, financial transactions and exports to Cuba.
|Georgia Investment Advisor Launches Article II Constitutional Challenge to the SEC’s Use of ALJs - And Seeks Discovery|
Matthew S. Johns, Terry R. Weiss; Greenberg Traurig LLP;
March 4, 2015, previously published on February 20, 2015Yesterday, Gray Financial Group, Inc. (“Gray”), an Atlanta based investment advisor and Greenberg Traurig client, and two of its officers filed a lawsuit against the SEC in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.