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Sullivan & Cromwell's M&A Hotline is Ringing
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Buchheit: Cyprus Could Need a Second Bailout
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Bill on Bankruptcy: How Purchasers of AMR Stock Made a Killing
SEC News - Five Year Enforcement Limitation, FCPA Charges for Foreign Nationals, More...
Could A US-EU Free Trade Deal Harm The WTO?
Weekly Brief: New DOJ Tact Pushes Bank Subsidiaries To Admit Guilt
Aquila: M&A Looking Up in 2013; "The Negatives Are Built In"
In This Issue:
- TRANSACTIONAL: Corporate/London; Maritime - Maritime Boundaries: UNCLOS and disputes over the right to explore and develop offshore reserves and the effect on the oil and gas industry
Antidumping (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) actions in the United States against foreign companies have increased markedly in recent years. The US Government has prioritized the protection of domestic industries impacted...more
The President’s re-election once again focused attention on the question of whether the Administration will grant the Presidential permit necessary for the U.S.-Canada border crossing of the Keystone XL pipeline. While...more
Notice shows further commitment to rapid industry growth and provides general guidelines for developing shale gas resources in the country.
The Ministry of Land and Resources (?????)(MLR) of the People's Republic of...more
This past Friday, President Obama stopped a national security threat in its tracks: We quote:
There is credible evidence that leads me [the President] to believe that Ralls Corporation (Ralls), ..., and its...more
New law gives the RK government additional control over new trunk pipeline projects.
After many changes, extensive negotiations, and numerous interim drafts, the Republic of Kazakhstan (RK) has enacted a Trunk Pipeline...more
Amendments to the Subsoil Law, Licensing Law, and Administrative Code affect subsoil users.
As part of the Republic of Kazakhstan government's efforts to establish greater control over essential elements of the Kazakh...more
Can you imagine the discussions inside Target, The Gap, Levi’s and other global retailers the day after the New York Times story broke? I would love to have been an observer of meetings and conversations among top brass at...more
IN THIS ISSUE:
- Michigan Legislature Reacts Quickly To Dramatic Nonrecourse Liability Decisions
Michigan became the focus of national attention in the world of commercial real estate finance in December, when the...more
The National Development and Reform Commission, China’s Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Land and Resources (MLR), and the National Agency of Energy on March 13, 2012 jointly published the first five-year plan for...more
In this issue:
- Concealment and Exposure ... 1
- Events and Announcements ...2
- Dilapidations Protocol ... 4
- MIPIM 2012... 5
- Transaction Focus—Project Vanquish ... 6
- Cases ...7
- New Team Members...more
A recent letter from Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) created expectations that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) had drafted and circulated its long-awaited final rule on conflict minerals. These expectations...more
IN THIS ISSUE:
*Obama's green building agenda
*GREEN BUILDING FOCUS
..Survey: down market conditions not likely to stop green construction
*USGBC's membership adopts LEED-2009
*Sustainable projects hold up overseas...more
On July 18, 2008, the Ministry of Commerce (“MOFCOM”) and the Ministry of Land and Resources (“MOLAR”) jointly promulgated the Measures for the Administration of the Foreign-invested Mineral Exploration(??????????????)(the...more
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