Anti-Corruption Compliance Program Audits
How to Monitor, Audit and Improve Your Anti Corruption Compliance Program
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 82, continued fallout from GSK in China
A Focus on Energy: Export of LNG
Antitrust Enforcement and Compliance Programs
Anti-Corruption Due Diligence Practical Steps to Protect Your Company from Third Party Risks
FCPA Compliance Programs A Review of Best Practices
Fine Tuning Your Anti Corruption Compliance Program
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 80, Interview with the FCPA Professor, Part I
Private Equity's Inversion Excursion: Pepper Hamilton Talks Tax With the Deal
Creating an Integrated Due Diligence System - Screening to Audits
Third Party Due Diligence When is Enough, Enough?
An FCPA Review: A Look Back at 2013 and Trends for 2014
Building an Anti Corruption Compliance Program Practical Steps 2 18 14, 9 02 AM
Internal Investigations: Soup to Nuts (March 13, 2014)
How Can You Better Protect Yourself with the Escalating Trend of FCPA Enforcement?
The Role of a Chief Compliance Officer: Navigating the Compliance Landscape (March 18, 2014)
Keeping Your Due Diligence System Manageable March 31, 2014
Tailoring Your Anti Corruption Program to a Risk Assessment
Managing Your Anti Corruption Policies and Procedures
Planning for future disputes is essential to managing the risk of any transaction — but it is ever more so for private equity managers, who are increasingly investing in foreign assets and in industries exposed to sovereign...more
On 28 July 2014, the Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague published a final award in an Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) arbitration that has been active for the past decade, ordering the Russian Federation (Russia) to pay...more
In this Report:
- U.S. Personal Jurisdiction Limits on Actions under the New York Convention: First Investment Corporation of the Marshall Islands v. Fujian Mawei Shipbuilding, Ltd.
- Update on Most...more
The final wording is not yet official, and there may still be some last minute changes before its publication in the Official Gazette, but the Italian Ministry of Economic Development and the Ministry of Finance felt certain...more
In an opinion issued in BG Group PLC v. Republic of Argentina, 134 S. Ct. 1198 (2014), the United States Supreme Court found that a prerequisite to arbitration was a procedural issue to be decided by the arbitration panel and...more
This article addresses key questions concerning the use of international arbitration in cross-border financial transactions, and includes a discussion of the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) September...more
In a highly anticipated decision, the US Supreme Court recently confirmed a $185 million award against Argentina in BG Group Plc v Republic of Argentina. The BG Group decision is significant for international arbitration...more
As of January 12, Indonesia has banned the export of the unprocessed ores, nickel and bauxite. The ban may have consequences for investments in the area and could trigger international claims by foreign investors and...more
What has happened?
The reputation of the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) as a burgeoning hub for international arbitration was significantly boosted late last month, when the DIFC Authority amended the DIFC...more
The 2013 International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) Arbitration Guide has been published following a two-year consultation with ISDA members.
The Guide provides model clauses for various forms of arbitration...more
AUSTRALIA: NEW GOVERNMENT MAY LEAD TO OPPORTUNITIES FOR INVESTOR/STATE ARBITRATION -
This autumn, the people of Australia elected a new federal government, presenting a number of potential opportunities for...more
This autumn, the people of Australia elected a new federal government, presenting a number of potential opportunities for investor-state arbitration in Australia.
First, the new government has reviewed its position...more
If the effectiveness of any dispute-settlement process is to be measured by the existence of impartial and well-defined rules, finality of the outcome and enforceability of the decision, Canada’s...more
In This Issue:
- Energy Trading Disputes: Gas Price Reopeners
- Mongolian Mining Sector Update: Regulatory Uncertainty and Risk Mitigation Strategies
- An Introduction to Reserve Based Lending and the UK...more
1. What role does the government of China play in approving and regulating foreign direct investment?
In the past, foreign investment in China was highly regulated. However, following China’s entry into WTO a decade...more
On 1 November 2013, the South African Department of Trade and Industry made public a draft "Promotion and Protection of Investment Bill" (the "Draft Bill"). The Draft Bill is intended to promote investment by modernizing the...more
On 9 September 2013, the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. (ISDA) published its 2013 ISDA Arbitration Guide. The decision to introduce optional arbitration clauses for the 1992 and 2002 ISDA Master...more
The World Bank arbitration system for foreign investment disputes continues to grow. On 1 November 2013, Canada deposited its instrument of ratification of the ICSID Convention with the World Bank. Almost seven years after...more
Canada has announced, on November 1, 2013, that it has ratified the ICSID Convention and will at long last become a member of the principal international rule-making and administrative body for disputes between investors and...more
Following extensive consultation with its members, in September 2013 the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (“ISDA”) published seven model international arbitration clauses (the “Model Arbitration Clauses”) for...more
This alert discusses the recently published Draft Information Letter of the Presidium of the Russian Federation Supreme Commercial Court (the “SCC”) entitled “Dispute Resolution Issues Arising out of Interest Rate Swap...more
The tendency to favor litigation -
Litigation through the courts is the most well-known method of determining disputes. A recent judgment of the UK Tax Chamber of the First Tier Tribunal published on the 15th July 2013...more
The number of Sharia-compliant products and transactions has grown enormously over the past decade. Many of the contracts that underpin Islamic finance transactions are governed by English law or the law of another country,...more
The 2013 ISDA Arbitration Guide was published last week (9 September 2013) following a two-year consultation with ISDA members. It provides model clauses for various forms of arbitration for use in...more
Foreign mining companies with investments in Kenya whose mining licenses are cancelled and/or whose revenues decrease as a result of these new drilling charges and/or royalty schemes may be able to bring compensation claims...more
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