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Projects Disputes in Australia: Recent Cases

by Jones Day on

Since late last year, there have been several major decisions from Australia's highest courts on important issues for stakeholders in the construction, mining and infrastructure industries. Below, we provide a summary. Some...more

Top Ten International Anti-Corruption Developments for April 2017

by Morrison & Foerster LLP on

In order to provide an overview for busy in-house counsel and compliance professionals, we summarize below some of the most important international anti-corruption developments from the past month, with links to primary...more

Tax break for infrastructure projects

by DLA Piper on

To implement the G20/OECD base erosion and profit shifting project, the 2016 Budget announced measures limiting tax deductions that companies can claim from their interest expenses (read DLA Piper's earlier client alert on...more

Disclosing bribery conduct not an easy decision for US companies

by Dentons on

While the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC's ) recent announcement of two non-prosecution agreements (NPAs) with Akamai Technologies, Inc. (Akamai) and Nortek, Inc. (Nortek) in matters involving books and records...more

Tax Newsletter - January / February 2016 (China & Hong Kong)

by DLA Piper on

Welcome to the latest issue of our Tax newsletter. In this issue, we have covered a number of developments and cases in the PRC and Hong Kong which could impose legal and tax implications to your business. In the PRC,...more

Failure to prevent bribery: The first s7 sentence - This article looks at the first court sentence for failure to prevent bribery...

by Dentons on

The Bribery Act 2010 has been in force for over four years. For much of that time, businesses have waited for clarification of the s7 offence of failure to prevent bribery. Finally, near the end of 2015, the first DPA was...more

Modern Slavery

by DLA Piper on

The concept of slavery may seem archaic in modern Scotland, yet a Home Office report last month said 111 human trafficking victim referrals were made in Scotland in 2014. A significant proportion related to labour...more

Australia: Performance Security: Bonds, Guarantees And Letters Of Credit

by DLA Piper on

INTRODUCTION - When considering security requirements to support project contracts, parties often wonder what form of security is appropriate - a performance bond, parent company guarantee, bank guarantee or letter of...more

Construction Insurance Rates Rise

Construction companies need experienced insurance attorneys to guide them now more than ever. That’s because the market for construction-related commercial general liability (CGL) insurance, and umbrella and excess liability...more

Asocierea in participatie in Noul Cod Civil

by Petru Hobincu on

Asocierea in Participatie – o privire sintetica a reglementarii din Noul Cod Civil Prin aceasta abordare doresc sa motivez comunicarea opiniilor pro sau contra avand in vedere noutatea reglementarii dar si necesitatea...more

Doing Business in Colombia

In the 2010 report from the World Bank, Colombia consolidates as leader in the region and one of the top ten reformers worldwide for its improvement in the efficiency of business regulations. This further places Colombia as...more

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