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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
Background — We have analyzed the terms of venture financings for Israeli and Israeli-related technology companies that reported raising money during 2012. Our survey does not include financing rounds of less than US...more
The London Stock Exchange (LSE) has published rules for the new “High Growth Segment” of the LSE. This segment is targeted at high growth UK and European businesses that want access to capital, as well as a stepping stone to...more
The media is replete with reports of a botnet onslaught paralyzing Spamhaus, flaming worms usurping strategic information in the Middle East and a stuxnet super weapon wreaking physical damage to Iran’s nuclear reactors....more
Earlier this year, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana upheld the Internal Revenue Service’s disallowance of $1 billion of deductions claimed by Dow Chemical in relation to two transactions...more
Sorry Bill Simmons, but today we celebrate one of the great modern day records of any American sports franchise. On this day 41 years ago, the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Los Angeles Lakers to end the Lakers 33 game winning...more
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Cross-Border Data Privacy and Security Best Practices
As companies become more global, with operations, employees and customers across multiple jurisdictions and with greater reliance than ever on...more
Background – We have analyzed the terms of venture financings for Israeli and Israeli-related technology companies that reported raising money during the first half of 2012. Our survey does not include financing rounds of...more
There are many risks involved in dealing with Chinese companies.
We previously discussed The Importance Of China Due Diligence And Corporate Seals.
And we asked the probing question: Is The Era Of Cheap Goods From China...more
Silicon Roundabout — or Tech City as the UK government recently labeled it — is swarming with tech startups, but does it have the same global clout as the Valley?
For decades Silicon Roundabout was only known for its...more
The UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has released a draft Code of Practice on Data Anonymisation. The UK ICO will be conducting a consultation on the draft Code until August 23, 2012....more
No matter how big or small your company currently might be, your company needs a geolocation policy that takes human rights into account if you are either:
- gathering or storing data that personally identifies your...more
In This Issue:
- Risky Business? Assessing Risks with A Risk Assessment Checklist
- Haunting Prose: Ghostwriting and Transparency in Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Publications
- 2012 In The Line Of Fire:...more
Access, an advocacy organization that promotes open and secure access to the Internet, recently released its Telco Action Plan, a document that sets forth ten steps and implementation objectives for telecommunications...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
In This Issue
MOFCOM Issues Measures on Investigation and Handling of Failure on Declaration of Business Operators' Concentration
Implementing Regulations for the PRC Bid Invitation and Submission Law
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
China, like many jurisdictions, continues to grapple with the issue of whether and how to protect personal information in light of new technologies and services designed to collect and use personal information in new and...more
A review and analysis of the proposed EU Data Protection Reform: the General Data Protection Regulation and the Police and Criminal Justice Data Protection Directive. ...more
Last Wednesday, the European Commission unveiled the changes to its data privacy laws. If the changes are adopted, companies will deal with a single, national data-protection authority in the EU country in which they have...more
Today marks the coming into effect of the newly amended Catalogue for Guidance of Foreign Investment in Industry (the “Foreign Investment Catalogue” or “Catalogue”), issued December 24, 2011 by the National Development and...more
China’s investments in the United States have increased rapidly and will continue to grow in order to acquire market channels, advanced technology and other related assets. The clean technology business sector has become very...more
With more than 1.4 billion consumers, China is an integral participant in the global marketplace and has made great strides in modernizing its economy and taking a strong position in the international economic and political...more
McDermott Will & Emery has a strategic alliance with MWE China Law Offices, a separate law firm based in Shanghai. This On the Subject was authored by MWE China Law Offices lawyers Henry Chen, John Huang and Kevin Qian, and...more
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