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|Supreme Court Upholds Implied Certification Theory|
Felicia V. Manno, Mark L. Mattioli; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
July 7, 2016, previously published on June 20, 2016On June 16 the Supreme Court of the United States issued a unanimous decision upholding a variation of the “implied certification” theory often used by Relators, especially in healthcare cases, as the basis for a False Claims Act (FCA) claim. Under an implied certification theory, the...
|Recent Florida Supreme Court Decisions on Workers’ Compensation Could Lead to Higher Premiums|
Hayden R. Dempsey, Leslie Y. Dughi, Richard J. Fidei, Fred E. Karlinsky, G. Celeste Lawrence; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
July 7, 2016, previously published on June 15, 2016In two long-awaited decisions, the Florida Supreme Court declared several provisions of the state’s workers’ compensation statutes unconstitutional, weakening legislative reforms approved in 1994 and 2003 intended to curb the system’s growing costs and higher premiums for...
|Brexit: The UK Votes to Leave the European Union|
Naomi Feinstein, Graham Iversen, Lisa Navarro, Cate Sharp, Gillian Sproul; Greenberg Traurig Maher LLP;
July 7, 2016, previously published on June 24, 2016The UK voted yesterday to leave the European Union. The timetable for the UK’s exit, the terms of exit, and the UK’s post-exit relationship with the European Union (EU), are still to be determined, which will take time. Until these issues are clarified, firms with a UK presence, or UK...
|EU Network and Information Security Directive Expected to Enter into Force August 2016: Will Your EU Operations be Affected?|
Ian C. Ballon, Viola Bensinger, Luke Dixon, Françoise Gilbert, Lori S. Nugent; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
July 7, 2016, previously published on June 20, 2016The European Parliament is expected to adopt the Network and Information Security Directive (the NIS Directive) during its plenary session in early July, following which the NIS Directive should enter into force August 2016. Each EU Member State (Member State) will then have 21 months to implement...
|First fines imposed in Germany on companies for still relying on Safe Harbor|
Viola Bensinger, Carsten Kociok; Greenberg Traurig Germany, LLP;
July 7, 2016, previously published on June 14, 2016On June 6, 2016, the Hamburg Commissioner for Data Protection imposed fines on three internationally operating companies for still relying on Safe Harbor as the basis for their data transfers to the U.S.
|SEC Adjusts Thresholds for ‘Qualified Client’ Status - Effective Aug. 15, 2016|
Richard M. Cutshall; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
July 7, 2016, previously published on June 17, 2016As it signaled its intent in May (notice available here), on June 14, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the Commission) issued an Order adjusting the net worth threshold for qualification as a “qualified client” under Rule 205-3 under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, as...
|Department of Labor Issues Final Rule Revising Sex Discrimination Guidelines for Federal Contractors|
Johnine P. Barnes; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
July 7, 2016, previously published on June 17, 2016On June 14, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued the final rule updating the Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Program’s regulations prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sex. The updated regulations prohibit federal contractors with contracts or subcontracts totaling $10,000...
|FinCEN Proposes New Rule to End North Korea’s Access to U.S. Financial System|
Kara M. Bombach, Elana Broitman, Carl A. Fornaris; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
July 7, 2016, previously published on June 20, 2016In the wake of North Korea’s nuclear tests that violated United Nations (UN) sanctions, on June 1, 2016, the U.S. Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) released a Notice of Finding that concludes that the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK or...
|New Rules Concerning the Correction of Errors in Assessment of Real Property Taxes Will Go Into Effect in NYC|
Glenn Newman; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
July 7, 2016, previously published on June 14, 2016On June 16, 2016, new Rules issued by the New York City Department of Finance (the Department) regarding the correction of errors concerning the assessment of real property taxes go into effect. Title 19 of the Rules of the City of New York was amended to add a new Chapter 53 authorizing the...
David Jay, Jason Kislin, Paige Nestel; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
July 7, 2016, previously published on June 21, 2016Although New Jersey’s Truth-in-Consumer Contract Warranty and Notice Act (TCCWNA) was enacted over 30 years ago, there has been a dramatic spike in the statute’s popularity amongst plaintiff’s attorneys in recent months - leading to dozens of lawsuits, class actions, and threats...