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|2nd Circ.'s Latest Guidance On 'Transformative' Fair Use|
Jordan D. Grotzinger, Rebekah S. Guyon; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
February 20, 2017, previously published on 'January 25, 2017In TCA Television Corp. v. McCollum, 839 F.3d 168 (2d Cir. 2016), the Second Circuit provided guidance regarding how courts should analyze “transformativeness” under the fair use doctrine. The court held that a near-verbatim recitation of Abbott and Costello’s comedy routine...
|Potential Pitfalls and Regulatory Aspects of FinTech M&A|
Daniel Serota, Alex Shoaff; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
February 20, 2017, previously published on January 19, 2017The term “FinTech”-or financial technology-refers to a number of different types of services. From digital currency to mobile payments and money transfer services, the term encapsulates a variety of online payment services. FinTech also reaches into the financing sector, as both...
|Revised Jurisdictional Thresholds Under the HSR Act and for the Prohibition of Interlocking Directorates|
Andrew G. Berg, Stephen M. Pepper; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
February 20, 2017, previously published on January 2017Yesterday, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) published a notice to revise the premerger notification thresholds for mergers and acquisitions under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended (HSR Act). The FTC also published revisions to the thresholds that trigger, under...
|Preparing for H-1B Cap Season in Fiscal Year 2018|
Patricia A. Elmas; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
February 20, 2017, previously published on January 2017This year’s H-1B cap is fast approaching. USCIS will start accepting new H-1B petitions for Fiscal Year 2018 on April 1, 2017. Although the federal government annually allocates 65,000 H-1B visas to eligible foreign national employees, USCIS receives far more H-1B petitions within the first...
|Co-Founder Fined for Failure to File Under the HSR Act for Acquisitions of Company Stock Post-IPO|
Stephen M. Pepper; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
February 20, 2017, previously published on January 19, 2017The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced, on Jan. 17, 2017, that a public company (the Company) and its co-founder (the Co-Founder) agreed to pay $720,000 in civil penalties in a settlement with the agency to resolve its allegations that the Co-Founder violated the reporting and waiting period...
|NY Governor Directs Contractors Doing Business with or Bidding on State Contracts to Disclose Employee Salary Information to Identify Wage Disparities|
Jennifer Michelle Gomez, Harold N. Iselin, Joshua L. Oppenheimer; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
February 20, 2017, previously published on January 23, 2017On Jan. 9, 2017, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed Executive Order 162, which requires state contracts and procurements entered into or issued as of June 1, 2017, to include new reporting obligations for contractors, subcontractors, and bidders. Employers seeking to contract with the State...
|Brexit in the Supreme Court|
Addiped Cheng, Declan Grady, Gillian Sproul; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
February 17, 2017, previously published on January 25, 2017The UK Supreme Court yesterday decided that a parliamentary vote is needed before the UK government can trigger Brexit, dismissing the UK government's appeal against an earlier High Court decision to the same effect. Despite the constitutional significance of the Supreme Court decision, in practice...
|In-House Counsel: It's Time to Connect With 3D Printing|
Chinh H. Pham; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
February 8, 2017, previously published on January 3, 2017If you are an in-house legal practitioner and have not yet connected with 3D printing technology, now is the time. It offers significant business opportunities, though not without legal risk-particularly in the area of intellectual property law. This article will address some of the notable...
|Get Ready for the Long Arm of EU Privacy Regulation|
Françoise Gilbert; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
February 8, 2017, previously published on January 3, 2017In the world’s history of personal data protection, the adoption of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is likely to remain one of the most significant enactments of the past 20 years. The GDPR, which goes into effect May 25, 2018, attempts to define uniform rules for better...
|A Fast Track for New Gaming Devices in Nevada|
Mark A. Clayton, Erica L. Okerberg; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
February 7, 2017, previously published on January 11, 2017In Nevada, a licensed gaming device manufacturer may deploy a new gaming device after successfully completing the approval process, which includes a lab evaluation, field trial, and review/approval by the Nevada Gaming Control Board and the Nevada Gaming Commission. The manufacturer must submit the...