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|Supreme Court Rules Same-Sex Marriage is a Fundamental Right|
Hilarie Bass, Rebecca H. Silk; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
June 29, 2015, previously published on June 26, 2015Today, in a 5-4 decision authored by Justice Kennedy, the Supreme Court struck down the laws of those states that preclude same-sex marriage and also held that each state must recognize same-sex marriages lawfully performed in other states. The Court held state laws invalidating same-sex marriage...
|Supreme Court Upholds Affordable Care Act Rule Authorizing Health Subsidies in States with Federal Exchanges|
Robert P. Charrow; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
June 29, 2015, previously published on June 25, 2015Today, in King v. Burwell, the Supreme Court in a 6-3 decision authored by the Chief Justice upheld the IRS Regulation (“the Regulation”) that provided subsidies under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to individuals in States with only federally established - as opposed to State...
|President Obama Overcomes Domestic Political Obstacles to Advance Trade Agenda|
Irwin P. Altschuler, Joshua R. Sanderlin, Alan Slomowitz; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
June 29, 2015, previously published on June 25, 2015Following the House’s lead, the Senate passed trade promotion authority (TPA) legislation late yesterday afternoon. Passage of this legislation - also known as fast-track authority - is a significant victory for President Obama’s trade agenda. In short, TPA provides the president with...
|Performance Enhancement: FERC Approves Significant Restructuring of PJM’s Capacity Market|
Francesca Ciliberti-Ayres, Gregory K. Lawrence; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
June 26, 2015, previously published on June 25, 2015On June 9, 2015, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) conditionally approved significant reforms to PJM’s capacity market, implementing the Capacity Performance Resource product, with PJM’s compliance filing due within 30 days.1 FERC found such reforms were necessary to...
|Clean Water Act Jurisdiction Under the Newly Issued Clean Water Rule|
Kerri L. Barsh, John V. Chibbaro, Michael G. Cooke, H. Hamilton Hackney, Hayley E. Neal; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
June 25, 2015, previously published on June 19, 2015More than 40 years after Congress passed the landmark Clean Water Act, the jurisdictional reach of that statute remains a contentious legal and political issue. By prohibiting the discharge of pollutants to “navigable waters” without a permit, the Act expressly limits its protections to...
|Lenders Get Protection Under New Amendments to Nevada’s HOA Lien Priority Statute|
Jacob D. Bundick, Leslie S. Godfrey, Sean A. Gordon, Jennifer L. Gray; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
June 23, 2015, previously published on June 15, 2015In a September 2014 ruling, the Nevada Supreme Court sent shockwaves through the lending community by holding that a homeowners association’s (HOA) non-judicial foreclosure sale can extinguish a mortgage lender’s previously-recorded first deed of trust on a property if that foreclosure...
|IRS Guidance To Cap Potential FBAR Penalties|
Jeremiah Coder, Scott E. Fink, Barbara T. Kaplan; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
June 17, 2015, previously published on June 10, 2015On May 13, 2015, the IRS issued guidance which establishes limits to the potential penalties that the IRS will assert for a taxpayer’s failure to file Foreign Bank Account Reports (FBARs). The guidance is designed to promote consistency by the IRS in administering its FBAR compliance program....
|California Property Tax Development|
Bradley R. Marsh; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
June 16, 2015, previously published on June 11, 2015SCA 5, introduced by State Senators Loni Hancock (Oakland) and Holly Mitchell (Los Angeles), proposes a constitutional amendment that would change California’s property tax assessment system.
|Amendment to Florida Civil Rights Act Codifies and Extends Florida Supreme Court’s 2014 Prohibiting Pregnancy Discrimination|
Jamie Moore Marcario; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
June 16, 2015, previously published on June 1, 2015Effective July 1, 2015, the Florida Civil Rights Act (FCRA) will include an amendment expressly prohibiting pregnancy-based discrimination in employment practices and places of public accommodation. See Ch. 2015-68, §§ 1-8, Laws of Fla. The bill codifies and extends the Florida Supreme...
|Dutch Senate Passes Bill on Data Breach Notification|
Hans Urlus; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
June 16, 2015, previously published on June 11, 2015On May 26, 2015 the Dutch Senate passed a bill to amend the Dutch Data Protection Act (the Bill). The Bill introduces the duty to notify the Dutch Data Protection Authority (DPA) and affected individuals of data breaches. It will also significantly raise the fines faced by companies who fail to...