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On Feb. 20, 2023, Florida Rep. Bob Rommel (R-Naples) introduced comprehensive legislation in the Florida House of Representatives, Florida House Bill 3 (HB 3 or the Bill), in an effort to address government and corporate activism by amending Florida statute provisions relating to: (i) deposits and investments of state money; (ii) state retirement plans and systems; (iii) state trust fund assets and public funds; (iv) state bonds; (v) state government contracts; (vi) financial institutions; (vii) consumer finance companies; (viii) money services businesses; and (ix) unfair and deceptive trade practices.
State-run Insurer Could See Fewer Policies, But No Rate Relief Likely for Homeowners
With the Florida Supreme Court’s recent amendment to Florida Rule of Civil Procedure 1.530, litigants statewide now must take an extra step in the trial court to preserve for appeal challenges to defects that appear on the face of final orders and judgments.
On Sept. 22, 2022, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed Executive Order 22-216, which prohibits state and local government entities from procuring technology products and services from companies owned, controlled, or domiciled in foreign countries of concern.
At an Aug. 23 meeting of the Florida Cabinet, Governor Ron DeSantis and his fellow Trustees of the State Board of Administration (SBA) unanimously adopted a resolution restricting the use of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) factors in making investment decisions in the Florida Retirement System Defined Benefit Plan.
Invoking the “upside down world” depicted in Netflix drama, Stranger Things, the federal District Court for the Northern District of Florida blocked Florida’s Individual Freedom Act (IFA) on constitutional grounds. Honeyfund.com Inc. v. Ron DeSantis et al., No. 4:22-cv-00227 (N.D. Fla. Aug. 18, 2022).
Florida’s new Miya’s Law, Fla. Stat. 83.515, imposes background screening and other specific requirements on landlords regarding their employees who work in apartments that can be classified as “nontransient” or “transient.”
There are two key cases pending before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida on Florida’s “Stop W.O.K.E. Act”: the Falls, et al. v. DeSantis, et al., matter (No. 4:22-cv-00166) and the Honeyfund.com, et al. v. DeSantis, et al., matter (No. 4:22-cv-00227). The Northern District of Florida has issued its first order on the Act, which went into effect on July 1, 2022.
A new idea for an 11,000 square foot mansion in Miami, FL known as the “Meta Residence” has raised quite a few eyebrows in the world of real estate and NFTs.
In the second episode of Big Law Redefined, Greenberg Traurig Shareholders Maribel Nicholson-Choice and Libby Stennes discuss the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s historical and current definition of Environmental Justice, steps for corporations to protect their brands, and how to effectively work with communities and stakeholders.
In September 2021, Quebec’s Parliament enacted Law 25 (formerly Bill 64) (the “Law”), which updated Quebec’s data protection laws and added requirements for enterprises that do business within the province.
Affirming an en banc decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, the U.S. Supreme Court has held that an employer’s day-rate pay structure did not satisfy the “salary basis” component of the “white collar” executive exemption under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), even though the employee at issue earned more than $200,000 per year and unquestionably met the salary-level and duties requirements of that exemption.
The Biden administration has announced its intention to end the COVID-19 National Emergency (NE) and the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE) on May 11, 2023 (read our series introduction for more information).
On January 30, 2023, the Biden administration announced its intention to make final extensions of both the COVID-19 National Emergency (NE) and the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE) through May 11, 2023, at which point both will end.
California’s youngest tax agency, the Office of Tax Appeals (OTA), may be in for some significant changes based on proposed amendments (Proposed Amendments) to Title 18, Chapter 4.1 of the California Code of Regulations, which were issued by the OTA February 2023.
The National Labor Relations Board has returned to its pre-2020 standard restricting certain confidentiality and non-disparagement clauses in departing employees’ severance agreements.
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