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|FY2016 Massachusetts Budget Update: The Senate Budget|
George K. Atanasov, Julie Cox, Max Fathy; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
June 19, 2015, previously published on June 2, 2015On May 22, the Massachusetts Senate unanimously approved a $38.1 billion budget for FY2016. The Senate budget hews closely to the spending plans proposed by the Massachusetts House of Representatives in April and Governor Charlie Baker in March.
|New York City Council Passes Ban-the-Box Legislation|
Ellen M. Bandel, Susan M. Corcoran, Richard I. Greenberg, Daniel J. Jacobs, Christopher M. Valentino; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
June 18, 2015, previously published on June 11, 2015Joining many other jurisdictions, the New York City Council has passed the Fair Chance Act, an ordinance restricting when employer inquiries about applicants’ criminal histories may be made during the application process and imposing significant obligations on employers who intend to take...
|July Budget - Issues Potentially Relevant To Legacy Income|
Charlie Tee; Withers Bergman LLP;
June 16, 2015, previously published on June 11, 2015The Budget and second Finance Bill may include some of the measures announced by the previous government, but not included in the Finance Act 2015. A key point of interest for legacy officers is a possible review of deeds of variation, which received much press scrutiny in the run up to the...
|Eastern District Predicts "Bare Metal Defense" Available Under Pennsylvania Law|
Kenneth M. Argentieri, Sharon L. Caffrey, Meghan E. Claiborne; Duane Morris LLP;
June 16, 2015, previously published on June 9, 2015Judge Eduardo C. Robreno of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania recently addressed the novel issue of whether Pennsylvania recognizes the so-called “bare metal defense” in the context of an asbestos case. The court predicted that if the...
|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...
|'Let Us Never Negotiate Out of Fear...' - Changes in Rules Governing Offers in Litigation|
Henrietta Mason; Withers Bergman LLP;
June 16, 2015, previously published on June 11, 2015JFK famously said 'Let us never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate.'
|Nassau County Adopts New Lobbying Registration and Reporting Requirements|
Mark F. Glaser, Joshua L. Oppenheimer; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
June 16, 2015, previously published on June 1, 2015Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano issued two Executive Orders on May 15, 2015, which, for the first time impose broad lobbying disclosure requirements on contractors and vendors, prospective contractors and vendors, and lobbyists. Greenberg Traurig has been informed by the Nassau County...
|Florida Senate President Andy Gardiner and House Speaker Steve Crisafulli Update on 2015 Special Session Budget Conference|
Colodny Fass P.A.;
June 16, 2015, previously published on June 9, 2015Florida Senate President Andy Gardiner (R-Orlando) and House Speaker Steve Crisafulli (R-Merritt Island) advised on the progress of the 2015 Special Session Budget Conference today, June 9, 2015.
|New York State Releases Final BitLicense Regulation|
Michael A. Berlin, Steven M. Felsenstein, Carl A. Fornaris, William B. Mack, Niall E. O'Hegarty; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
June 15, 2015, previously published on June 9, 2015On June 3, 2015, the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) published its final BitLicense regulation. The regulation requires that firms engaged in “Virtual Currency Business Activity” that involves New York State or a New York resident apply to DFS for a BitLicense...
|A New Dawn in BVI Dispute Resolution|
Sara-Jane Knock, Niki Olympitis; Withers Bergman LLP;
June 15, 2015, previously published on June 8, 2015The BVI has a modern, sophisticated, well respected legal system, based on English common law, which makes it well placed to accommodate disputes involving BVI entities. The dispute resolution capabilities of the BVI have been recently enhanced by the coming into force on 1 October 2014, of the new...