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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
In This Issue:
- DISPUTE RESOLUTION:
- Oil & Gas Litigation: New Decision May Impede Fracking on Federal Land
- Intellectual Property: Non-Practicing Entities (Patent Trolls) Target Oil and Gas...more
“The world has changed dramatically in the last two decades… An entity may now have a profound impact upon a foreign jurisdiction solely through its virtual projection via the Internet.”
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
The Supreme Court of Canada recently released its judgment in The Queen v Glaxo Smith Kline Inc.,1 (Glaxo), which is the Court's first pronouncement on Canada's transfer pricing rules. Transfer pricing involves the allocation...more
Large industrial, commercial and agricultural companies which are subject to company tax (or income tax on industrial and commercial profits) have been enthusiastic about the RTC system since its adoption. It is now proposed...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:
DOMESTIC POLICY MATTERS
Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 Budget/Appropriations. On April 18th, Senate Budget Committee Chair Kent Conrad (D-North Dakota) revised his plan to mark up a budget resolution and...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
A recent ruling from the U.S. Court of International Trade has the potential to reduce customs duties significantly for some biotechnology companies. In Applikon Biotechnology Inc. v. United States, 07-364 (Ct. Int’l Trade...more
Russia’s accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) will create opportunities to increase exports of pharmaceutical products and medical devices. On 16 December 2011, WTO Members accepted the terms of the Russian...more
In this issue:
- Form PF: Private Fund Systemic Risk Reporting in the United States p. 1
- Harmony or Dissonance: A Comparison of Form PF and the Template Reporting Form Proposed in ESMA’s Level II Advice p. 4
The Canadian market has been increasingly targeted by non-resident e-commerce providers, whether located in the U.S. or other developed countries, or offshore in low-tax jurisdictions. This paper considers potential...more
This is the October 2011 edition of the Life Sciences Update.
In this issue:
- R&D tax offset legislation passed by Parliament
- Raising the Bar
- Interchangeability of drugs, not doses
On January 26, 2010, the State Administration of Tax (the "SAT") issued another Notice on Issues Concerning Implementing Royalty Clauses in Tax Treaties (Guishuifa  46, also referred to as "Circular 46"), further...more
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