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License to travel: how regulation is benefiting business abroad
Cohen: Cyprus Is Not A Template For Future Restructurings
Release of new book on the 'Best Practices Under the FCPA and Bribery Act"
Lessons Learned from the Parker Drilling DPA and Ralph Lauren NPA
Lessons Learned from the BizJet Executives FCPA Enforcement Actions
Sullivan & Cromwell's M&A Hotline is Ringing
Weekly Brief: $350K in Wine Leads to $14M Lawsuit
Buchheit: Cyprus Could Need a Second Bailout
Consultant: BigLaw Growth is NOT Dead!
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"
Next Step in Airline M&A: Cross-Border Deals
More Law Firm Mergers in 2013
Transaction Monitoring Under the FCPA
The Corporate Law Report: First-to-File Patents, Hiring for Cultural Fit, Roth Conversions Post-Fiscal Cliff, and Global Corporate Insights
Federal Economic Espionage Act Overview
The Eli Lilly FCPA Enforcement Action-Lessons Learned
When Apple Inc., disclosed that it has not paid any corporate income tax over the past 4 years, it got the government’s attention. Hailed before the Senate, Apple is confident in their tax position because, it is legal. ...more
The global reach of capital markets, financial difficulties in the eurozone and the multinational nature of many businesses and financial institutions have increased the importance of understanding legal, business and other...more
From 1 April 2013, UK companies will be able to elect into a new regime that applies a lower rate of corporation tax to profits from qualifying intellectual property (IP) rights. The relief will be phased in, culminating on...more
1. What is a trademark?
A trademark is a brand name for a product. It can be a word, phrase, logo, design, or virtually anything that is used to identify the source of the product and distinguish it from competitors’...more
The Internet has created a number of challenges for rights holders and the law. The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) – a plurilateral agreement that seeks to establish worldwide standards for enforcing Intellectual...more
Establishing California trade offices in countries around the globe is an old idea whose time has come again. The practice of opening and maintaining foreign trade offices was not uncommon for more than twenty years,...more
The industry for remanufactured printer/toner cartridges has flourished for years as users purchase replacements from third party suppliers who fill a need and offer print supplies at prices significantly lower than those...more
Increase your business internationally. Miller Canfield lawyers Joe Gustavus and Tim Andersson talk about "What Every Exporter Needs to Know" in the Miller Canfield series: Win-Win Michigan: The state of global business...more
In This Issue:
- China’s 12th Five Year Plan for Strategic Emerging Industries
- 12th Five Year Plan for Foreign Capital Utilization and Overseas Investment
- NDRC Issues Draft Measures for Approval of Foreign...more
On August 22, 2012, the World Trade Organization welcomed Russia as its 156th member. As a result, Russia will lower its tariffs on imports of goods across all sectors of the economy and will reduce trade barriers. This will...more
In Notice 2012-39 (the “Notice”), the IRS issued guidance announcing its intention to issue regulations with respect to certain transfers of intangible property by a U.S. corporation to a foreign corporation in a...more
In This Issue:
*Reform of the Russian Civil Code: Changes in Legal Entities
*Russia’s Accession to the WTO
*Arbitration of Disputes in Russia: Recent Developments
In This Issue:
*Amy Candido Named One of Five Intellectual Property “Rising Stars” by Law360
*Quinn Emanuel Named to The National Law Journal’s “IP Hot List”
*Steve Madison and Rick Werder...more
The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) recently indicated that it will finally address the issue of whether and to what extent members of Standards Setting Organizations (SSOs) who make commitments to license...more
Government prosecutors have launched a new initiative aimed at protecting intellectual property. The Economic Espionage Act criminalizes the theft of trade secrets. Congress passed the Act in 1996 to protect United States...more
Many startup companies are formed around new ideas and inventions. Therefore, protecting such innovations may be extremely important, especially early on.
Timing Can Be Critical
If your business plan includes...more
Joint Venture Agreement
Ideal for protecting partner firms, companies, or organizations while entering into a mutual business relationship.
Legal News: Eye on China Quarterly Newsletter is part of our ongoing commitment to providing legal insight to our clients as they successfully navigate the complex and ever-changing legal and regulatory environment, whether...more
Table of Contents:
- Forms of Entity.... 1
- Establishing A Business...2
- Specific Form of Doing Business In Poland-Direct Sales...4
- Dispute Resolution Mechanism... 5
- Labor Matters and...more
Beginning on 1 April 2013, the UK Government will reduce the rate of corporation tax payable in the UK on profits arising from patents and some other forms of intellectual property (“IP”). The reduced tax rate implemented by...more
In This Issue:
*Trends and Best Practices in R&D Strategic Partnerships in China
*USPTO Proposed Rules on Preissuance Submissions
Excerpt from Investor Q&A
Interview by Chuck Comey,...more
The Chinese government is aggressively encouraging domestic and foreign invested companies to develop, co-develop and acquire various technologies viewed as critical to China’s long-term global competitiveness. This policy...more
The Tax Court of Canada recently allowed the taxpayer’s appeal in Velcro Canada Inc. v. The Queen. The issue on appeal was whether a Dutch company was the beneficial owner of royalties paid to it by a Canadian...more
The Tax Court has once again considered the meaning of the phrase “beneficial owner” for purposes of the tax treaty between Canada and the Netherlands. It has also once again ruled in favour of the taxpayer in...more
SMEs play a major part in innovation, besides providing an alternative source of employment to millions of people. The article looks at steps Kenya is taking to institutionalize SMEs into official government policy and...more
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