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|FDA Issues Draft Guidance Aimed at Reducing Oversight of Low Risk General Wellness Products and Medical Device Accessories|
Evan C. Holden, Victoria Davis Lockard; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
February 27, 2015, previously published on February 6, 2015On Jan. 20, 2015, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) issued two anticipated draft guidance documents proposing reduced FDA oversight of two types of products: low risk general wellness products and medical device accessories. The guidances are intended to provide clarity to industry and...
|CFPB Observer: Recent Developments from Jan. 26-30, 2015|
Peter L. Cockrell, Brett M. Kitt, Gil Rudolph, J. Scott Sheehan; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
February 27, 2015, previously published on February 4, 2015On Jan. 29, the CFPB issued a proposed rule that would amend various provisions of its Title XIV mortgage rules relating to small creditors. The purpose of the proposed changes is to “increase the number of financial institutions able to offer certain types of mortgages in rural and...
|New Jurisdiction Rules Now in Force Across the European Union|
Adam Rooney; Greenberg Traurig Maher LLP;
February 27, 2015, previously published on January 27, 2015On Saturday 10 January 2015, Regulation (EU) 1215/2012 of 12 December 2012 (the Judgments Regulation) came into force. Its effect, from that date, is to change jurisdiction rules which apply directly to litigation in the courts of all 28 member states of the European Union (EU). For those based...
|AML Developments - FDIC Announces That It Will End Its Supervisory Trend of Expecting Regulated Institutions to 'De-Risk' Entire Categories of Customers|
Carl A. Fornaris, Jennifer H. Weddle; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
February 27, 2015, previously published on January 30, 2015On Jan. 28, 2015, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) in a Financial Institutions Letter (FIL) announced that it would, in effect, do an about-face on its supervisory expectation that banks strongly consider discontinuing the provision of financial services to entire categories of...
|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;
February 26, 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. The lawsuit seeks to declare that the SEC’s...
|FAA Issues New Proposed Rules for Unmanned Aerial Systems (Drones)|
Alais L. M. Griffin, Jordan D. Grotzinger, Adam Siegler; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
February 26, 2015, previously published on February 20, 2015The FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012 addressed the integration of civil unmanned aircraft systems, also known as UAS or drones, into the national airspace system. The Act requires the Secretary of Transportation to develop, among other things, a comprehensive integration plan and rules...
|Ellerth/Faragher Officially Comes to New Jersey: State Supreme Court Recognizes Affirmative Defense to Hostile Environment Harassment Claims for Employers|
Robert H. Bernstein, Michael J. Slocum; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
February 26, 2015, previously published on February 18, 2015On Feb. 11, 2015, in a landmark decision ¿ its first specifically addressing workplace sexual harassment in more than a decade ¿ the New Jersey Supreme Court in Aguas v. State of New Jersey adopted the U.S. Supreme Court's Ellerth/Faragher affirmative defense to vicarious liability...
|Determining the IRS’s Fair Share: Considering Discounts to Establish the Value of Interests in Artwork for U.S. Transfer Tax Purposes|
William E. Keenen; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
February 25, 2015, previously published on December 18, 2014 Under U.S. law, a tax generally is imposed whenever one individual gratuitously transfers an interest in property to another. This tax is computed on the value of the property interest transferred, whether during one’s life (to which the gift tax applies) or at one’s death (to which the...
|View from London: Completion Accounts Case Law Every Dealmaker Should Know About|
H. Andrew Ross, Henrietta Walker; Greenberg Traurig Maher LLP;
February 25, 2015In the recent case of Shafi v Rutherford  EWCA Civ 1186 (Shafi), the U.K. Court of Appeal was asked to examine an appeal from the High Court regarding the interpretation of a completion accounts mechanism, a commonly used price adjustment process in company and business acquisitions. The...
|President Obama’s Recent Immigration Polices and EB-5 Impact|
Laura Foote Reiff; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
February 25, 2015, previously published on December 2, 2014President Obama recently announced proposed changes in immigration policies that impact immigration, with many that may specifically influence the EB-5 Program. The purpose of this article is to outline the measures that could impact EB-5.