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Welcome to the May 2014 edition of Red Notice, a publication of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP.
This month, on the anticorruption front, Avon Products, Inc. (“Avon”) agrees to pay USD $135 million to settle a...more
In what is the first case of its kind, the Justice Department has filed criminal charges against Chinese military officers for hacking U.S. Companies. Five Chinese military officers, all members of China’s Peoples’ Liberation...more
The U.S. Justice Department has charged members of the Chinese military with allegedly engaging in economic espionage against American companies. It’s the first time that the United States has leveled such charges against...more
It’s been a hot year in the trade secrets field, with some huge verdicts and settlements, a renewed spotlight on cyberattacks, and an unusual flurry of trade secrets legislation. Trade Secrets Watch’s 2013 Year-in-Review...more
Recently, the co-founders of a firm primarily engaged in investigation-related services were arrested in Shanghai. The arrest indicates protected information laws are being rigorously enforced in China, and could signal a...more
The recent arrest and likely prosecution of three executives at Taiwanese smartphone giant HTC Corporation may foreshadow an era of tougher prosecutions under Taiwan’s newly amended Trade Secrets Act. Although the arrests...more
What is a sweep? It is certainly a well-known and relevant term in the sporting world....more
As the Glaxo controversy unravels each day, it is important to remember the enforcement context in which the current prosecution in China is occurring. ...more
The UK Bribery Act is still on the books – and there is very little enforcement action to report. Instead, we are treated to new personnel, policies and practices surrounding the UK Bribery Act, which so far has not amounted...more
Employers in China who intentionally default on making payment to their workers beware. It is no coincidence that China's People's Supreme Court issued a Judicial Interpretation on January 22, 2013, made effective on January...more
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