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|MiFID 2: ESMA Publishes First Technical Advice|
Rosali Pretorius, Emma Radmore, Luca Salerno, Michael Wainwright; Dentons Canada LLP;
March 27, 2015, previously published on December 2014The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published the follow-up papers to its summer consultations on the revised Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID 2) and Regulation (MiFIR) on 19 December 2014.
|US Congress Passes 1-year Retroactive "Extenders" Package|
Kathryn L. Anderson, John L. Harrington, Marc D. Teitelbaum; Dentons Canada LLP;
March 27, 2015, previously published on December 17, 2014It's been called "a terrible way to make tax policy" and "not that great a deal for families, individuals, and businesses"--and that's just by its supporters. Still, even though far from ideal, the "Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014" is an early Christmas present for...
|U.S. Economic Sanctions: United States Eases Elements of Cuban Embargo; New Regulations Issued by U.S. Treasury and Commerce Departments Implement Cuban Policy Changes Announced in December|
H. Rodgin Cohen, Elizabeth T. Davy, Mitchell S. Eitel, Jared M. Fishman, William I. Friedman; Sullivan & Cromwell LLP;
March 27, 2015, previously published on January 26, 2015Effective January 16, 2015, the United States Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) and the United States Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) issued regulations revising the Cuban Assets Control...
|AMF Now Requires Quebec Virtual Currency ATMs and Trading Platforms to be Licensed|
Ana Badour, Claire Gowdy, Marjolaine Hémond Hotte; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
March 26, 2015, previously published on March 9, 2015In Quebec, a business that operates a virtual currency automated teller machine, such as a bitcoin ATM, or that provides a platform for trading virtual currencies, will now be required to obtain a license under the Money-Services Businesses Act (the “Act”). On February 12th, 2015, the...
|Lawyer in Vietnam Oliver Massmann Transformation of the Financial Market Management|
Oliver Massmann; Duane Morris Vietnam LLC;
March 25, 2015, previously published on February 24, 2015Vietnam is one of the most dynamic markets of Asia. Since the financial institutions and authorities are a part of the general economic system, they are not only strongly involved in the changes, but also have a more solid financial basis for the competitiveness of the country. The financial sector...
|What We Can Learn from PennDOT's Award of the First Rapid Bridge Replacement P3 Project |
Anthony L. Byler, Jason C. Tomasulo; Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC;
March 24, 2015, previously published on January 30, 2015In the first significant public private partnership (“P3¿) infrastructure project in Pennsylvania, PennDOT recently selected Plenary Walsh Keystone Partners (“Plenary Walsh”) for award of the Rapid Bridge Replacement program. Under the P3 agreement, Plenary Walsh is required...
|Director McRaith Outlines FIO’s Cybersecurity Objectives|
Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP;
March 24, 2015, previously published on March 23, 2015On March 17, Federal Insurance Office (FIO) Director Michael McRaith outlined FIO’s main cybersecurity objectives for the insurance industry at Networks Financial Institute’s 11th Annual Insurance Public Policy Summit in Washington, D.C.
|Supreme Court Rules for Borrowers In Decision Clarifying Rights of Rescission Under Truth in Lending Act|
Steven L. Owen, Patricia J. Scott; Foster, Swift, Collins & Smith, P.C.;
March 20, 2015, previously published on March 6, 2015The Truth in Lending Act (TILA) grants borrowers certain rights, including the right to rescind or cancel a mortgage contract within three days of signing the mortgage. It also gives borrowers three years to rescind if the lender fails to provide all of the required disclosures at closing. The...
|Zoning and the Fifth Amendment: When do Zoning Regulations “Go Too Far”?|
Scott H. Hogan, Julie C. LaVille; Foster, Swift, Collins & Smith, P.C.;
March 20, 2015, previously published on March 6, 2015The Michigan Court of Appeals recently rejected a landowner’s challenge of a zoning restriction as a regulatory taking requiring just compensation under the Fifth Amendment. In Grand/Sakwa of Northfield, LLC v. Twp. of Northfield, 304 Mich. App. 137, 851 N.W.2d 574 (Mich. Ct. App. 2014), the...
|Is Your Real Property Tax Too High? Now is the Time to Consider a Protest or Appeal|
Laura J. Genovich, Steven L. Owen; Foster, Swift, Collins & Smith, P.C.;
March 20, 2015, previously published on March 6, 2015As a result of an improving Michigan economy, real property values have been on the rise, and property taxes are following suit. Tax assessors have been busy at work assessing property values during January and February. If you own personal or commercial real property you either have, or will soon...