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Mandatory Filings For Foreign Investments In U.S. Required By New CFIUS Pilot Program
On October 10, 2018, the Department of the Treasury, which oversees the CFIUS, released interim regulations to implement portions of the FIRRMA, which was enacted in August.
United States
6 Nov 2018
Developments In International Investment Law Herald Enhanced CSR Obligations For Investors
The protection of a company's investments abroad could soon be linked to that company's compliance with its CSR obligations.
United States
21 May 2018
U.S. Steel ITC Case Alleging Chinese Government Hacked Its Network And Stole Its Secret Formulas May Be Revived
Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 prohibits "unfair methods of competition and unfair acts in the importation of articles ... into the Unites States," including the importation of articles that infringe various types of intellectual property."
United States
7 Apr 2017
Key Points Regarding The New European Union Conflict Minerals Agreement
On November 22, the Presidency of the European Council and the European Parliament announced agreement on the text of a new conflict minerals regulation.
United States
30 Nov 2016
Potential Legal Implications Arising From "Brexit"
On June 23, 2016, the United Kingdom (UK) voted by way of an advisory referendum to leave the European Union.
European Union
2 Aug 2016
U.N. Guiding Principles: Reflections On The Past Five Years
Five years ago today, on June 16, 2011, the way we view the human rights responsibilities of companies changed.
United States
22 Jun 2016
Corporate Supply Chains And The Elimination Of The Consumptive Demand Exception
President Obama signed the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015 into law in February of this year.
United States
8 Jun 2016
Top Five Reasons Why You Should File For Trademark Protection In Cuba
As the U.S. and Cuba progress towards normalizing trade relations, many U.S. companies are contemplating whether it makes sense to do business in Cuba.
United States
6 May 2016
Bureau Of Economic Analysis (BEA) Form BE-10 August 31, 2015 Deadline Approaching
For those clients that received extensions on the filing deadline for their BE-10 surveys, they are reminded that the August 31, 2015 deadline is approaching.
United States
27 Aug 2015
Bureau Of Economic Analysis (BEA) Form BE-10: Industry Concern Voiced And Extension Updates
We also understand that the BEA has agreed to participate in a joint webinar with the ACG in mid-July where members of the public will be able to ask questions.
United States
16 Jun 2015
Bureau Of Economic Analysis (BEA) Form BE-10 Extension Until June 30, 2015
The BEA has posted on its website that the filing deadline for all "new filers" for the BE-10 (which is the five year benchmark survey of United States direct investment abroad) has been extended to June 30, 2015.
United States
3 Jun 2015
Updated Filing Requirements In Connection With U.S. Inbound And Outbound Investment
The BEA has reinstated the reporting requirement that parties engaging in certain investment activities into the U.S. file a BE-13 report.
United States
13 May 2015
The New Foreign Direct Investment Law In Burma (Myanmar): The Tiger Sniffs
Burma’s Hluttaw, or Parliament, passed a new Foreign Direct Investment Law on September 7.
20 Sep 2012
Responsible Investment In Burma (Myanmar): An Experiment That Cannot Afford To Fail
The U.S. decision to ease financial and investment sanctions on Burma for the first time since 1997 is a landmark – and controversial – moment.
United States
15 Aug 2012
Burma (Myanmar) Sanctions Eased, but Companies Required to Report on Responsible Business Practices
On July 11, the U.S. government eased sanctions on financial services and new investment in Burma.
United States
16 Jul 2012
Floating The Kyat: A First Step In Fighting Corruption In Burma (Myanmar)
On April 2, one day after its Parliamentary by-elections, Burma (Myanmar) floated its currency, the kyat.
20 Jun 2012
United States Eases Sanctions On Financing For Development Organizations In Burma
On April 17, the U.S. Treasury issued new General License No. 14-C, which relaxes sanctions on financial services with respect to certain humanitarian and not-for-profit activities in Burma.
United States
23 Apr 2012
Afghanistan's Ban On Private Security Companies: What Are The Risks For Private Investors?
The month of March marked a key deadline in the compulsory -- but gradual -- transition from the use of private to public security forces in Afghanistan.
13 Apr 2012
Congress Puts SOPA And PIPA On Hold
In the wake of last week’s web protests and media attention around pending anti-piracy legislation, leaders in both houses of Congress announced on Friday that they would indefinitely postpone further consideration of the Stop Online Piracy Act ("SOPA") and the PROTECT IP Act ("PIPA").
United States
26 Jan 2012
Obama Administration States That Corporations Are Proper Defendants In Alien Tort Cases
The Obama Administration has filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum in support of the plaintiffs' position that corporations are proper defendants in cases involving claims under the Alien Tort Statute ("ATS").
United States
6 Jan 2012
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