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Recent Trends In Financial Regulation Of Cryptocurrencies
As the trend toward greater oversight extends worldwide, financial regulators continue to monitor how and the extent ...
United States
10 Jun 2019
Proposed FDII Regulations Bring Some Clarity
On March 4 Treasury and the IRS released the highly anticipated proposed foreign-derived intangible income regulations (REG-104464-18) under section 250.
United States
29 Apr 2019
Shaking Up Terra FIRRMA: Implications Of CFIUS Reform For Tech And Life Sciences Companies
The shadow cast over the technology industry by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. has been growing in recent years, resulting in the blocking of various high-profile technology deals
United States
29 Aug 2018
Important May 31 Deadline For U.S. Business Enterprises With Foreign Direct Investment
The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) conducts the BE-12 benchmark survey of foreign direct investment in the United States every five years.
United States
23 Apr 2018
Court Says Glassdoor Must Disclose Anonymous Reviewers' Information In Grand Jury Proceedings
In a case with free speech implications, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on November 8, 2017, affirmed the denial of Glassdoor, Inc.'s motion to quash a grand jury subpoena ...
United States
20 Nov 2017
"Oh, The Places You'll Go:" Mobile Geolocation Data And The 4th Amendment
Early this month, the U.S. Supreme Court added Carpenter v. United States to the roster for consideration in the upcoming October term.
United States
3 Jul 2017
The UK Modern Slavery Act And Supply Chain Responsibility
We wanted to make you aware of a recent legal development regarding supply chain-related human trafficking that may increase your company's compliance burdens...
25 Jan 2016
You're The Man—Government Targets Individuals In FCPA Cases
The government has increasingly focused its FCPA enforcement firepower on individuals.
United States
18 Sep 2015
Update On Recent And Anticipated Federal Regulatory Developments
Federal white collar exemptions: According to the Department of Labor's most recent Semiannual Regulatory Agenda, proposed rules revising the regulations implementing the federal Fair Labor Standards Act are expected this month.
United States
23 Jun 2015
Proposed Foreign Investment Law Would Bring Profound Changes To Foreign Investment Regime In China
On January 19, 2015, China’s Ministry of Commerce released a draft Foreign Investment Law for public comments, together with MOFCOM’s explanatory notes.
12 Feb 2015
California eDiscovery Legislation Signed Into Law, Effective Immediately
On June 29, 2009, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed into law AB 5, California's first set of statutes designed to address the realities of electronic discovery.
United States
13 Jul 2009
Federal Initiatives Affecting Corporate Law
In recent weeks, leading legislators and regulators have announced a series of initiatives arising, in one way or another, out of the recent economic crisis.
United States
26 Jun 2009
The Necessity Of eGovernment
This paper presents the positive and negative impact information technology (IT) has had on governance in the United States and argues that effective and efficient eGovernment is a necessity created by the increased and widespread use of IT in the private sector.
United States
26 Jun 2009
Gov´t Rummaging Through Your Laptop´s Contents? No Problem If You´re Re-Entering Usa, Says Ninth Circuit
You've gotten used to being asked to turn on your laptop as you go through airport security so the authorities can confirm it's really a computer and not a bomb.
United States
6 May 2008
A Summary Of Enterprises Income Tax Law Of The People’s Republic Of China
Foreign invested enterprises ("FIE") and domestic enterprises1 were subject to different income tax regulations and tax rates in China in the past.
United States
5 Feb 2008
2008 Update To Investment And Operating In Restricted Industries In China
There are a number of business sectors in China such as telecommunications services, online commerce and auction in which direct foreign investment is restricted. Limits are placed on the percentage amount of foreign ownership of companies in these sectors.
11 Jan 2008
2008 Update To Guide To Establishing A Subsidiary In China
As China’s strength in the global economy continues to grow, businesses need to consider the prospect of establishing operations within its borders.
11 Jan 2008
DOJ Revises Policy On Demanding Waiver Of Attorney-Client Privilege
On December 12, 2006, the Justice Department announced new guidelines for federal prosecutors to follow in charging business organizations. The new guidelines make significant changes to the circumstances under which the government may demand a waiver of the attorney-client privilege and work product protections from a company that is the subject of a criminal investigation.
United States
2 Jan 2007
California Court Of Appeal Rules Contractual Provisions To Submit Disputes To Judicial Referee Are Enforceable
On August 21, 2006, the California Court of Appeal ruled in Woodside Homes of California Inc. v. Superior Court (Wheeler), 06 C.D.O.S. 7777, that pre-dispute contractual agreements to submit controversies to a judicial referee pursuant to California Code of Civil Procedure sections 638 et seq. are enforceable under California law despite the Supreme Court’s holding last year in Grafton Partners L.P. v. Superior Court, 36 Cal. 4th 944 (2005), that pre-dispute contractual waivers of trial by jury
United States
21 Sep 2006
California Court Rejects "Narrow Restraint" Exception To State’s Prohibition On Non-Compete Agreements
A California appellate court expressly rejected a "narrow restraint" exception to California’s non-compete statute, an exception relied on by federal courts to enforce non-competes against California employees where the restraint excludes an employee from a narrow portion of his or her profession.
United States
8 Sep 2006
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