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Doing Business in Canada: E-Commerce

E-COMMERCE - Canada has a vibrant Internet community. Because of the great expansion of the Internet in Canadian homes and businesses, Canada and its provinces have, in recent years, regulated Internet activity and...more

Pre-Filing Consultation of SEC Staff Regarding Venezuela Operations May Be Appropriate in Certain Circumstances

In a recent meeting, a representative of the SEC accounting staff noted that the SEC staff is focusing on how companies with operations in Venezuela are affected by the various foreign currency exchange mechanisms in...more

FinCEN Issues Advisory on Increased Use of Funnel Accounts by Criminals as Part of Mexican Trade-Based Money Laundering...

FinCEN issued an advisory (the “Advisory”) to update financial institutions on the increased use of “funnel accounts” as part of trade-based money laundering (“TBML”) by criminals in the aftermath of the 2010 through 2012...more

The International Comparative Legal Guide to Lending & Secured Finance 2014: Chapter 7: Yankee Loans – Structural Considerations...

The depth and liquidity of the investor base in the US institutional term loan market provides an attractive alternative for European borrowers in the leveraged finance market and has been a key source of financing liquidity,...more

December 2013: Structured Finance/Antitrust Update - Major Banks Face New Antitrust Investigations and Civil Suits

On the heels of the investigations into manipulation of LIBOR and price-fixing in the aluminum markets, the world’s largest banking institutions now face new inquiries from domestic and international antitrust regulators into...more

Successful Strategies For Doing Business In Asia: Indonesia

1. What role does the government of Indonesia play in approving and regulating foreign direct investment? The existing Indonesian Investment Act is Law No. 25 of 2007 passed by the Indonesian House of Representatives...more

Currency Exchanges: Why They Are Needed and How To Avoid A Pitfall

Executive summary - ..Currency exchanges are needed during the production of most films and some television programmes ..That can result in a currency loss or gain ..Financiers need to be sure any...more

FinCEN Creates CTR Exemption For Armored Car Transactions

On July 12, FinCEN issued a ruling to exempt financial institutions from collecting data about certain armored car transactions required for Currency Transaction Reports (CTR)....more

Currency Exchange Rate Oversight Reform Act of 2013 Introduced In The Senate

With mounting evidence that undervalued foreign currencies drive the U.S. trade deficit, a bipartisan group of U.S. senators has introduced the Currency Exchange Rate Oversight Reform Act of 2013. Reviving a 2011 bill that...more

Trade & Manufacturing Alert - July 2013

In This Issue: - Proposed Sale Of Smithfield To Chinese Company Has Some Critics Squealing, While Others Say It Will Bring Home The Bacon - Currency Exchange Rate Oversight Reform Act of 2013: Introduced In The...more

Emerging: Crime exposed in the currency exchange industry

U.S. prosecutors have recently filed an indictment against the operators of the Costa Rica-based currency exchange, Liberty Reserve, accusing it of helping criminals around the world to launder more than US$ 6 billion. ...more

RMB Bond Issue in Hong Kong (a.k.a. A Delicious Dim Sum Offering!) - Part 3

A growing number of foreign and Chinese companies are accessing the renminbi (“RMB”) bond market to fund projects, enhance liquidity and improve their working capital in China. These companies can raise capital while avoiding...more

RMB Bond Issue in Hong Kong (a.k.a. A Delicious Dim Sum Offering!) - Part 2

A growing number of foreign and Chinese companies are accessing the renminbi (“RMB”) bond market to fund projects, enhance liquidity and improve their working capital in China. These companies can raise capital while avoiding...more

RMB Bond Issue in Hong Kong (a.k.a. A Delicious Dim Sum Offering!) - Part 1

A growing number of foreign and Chinese companies are accessing the renminbi (“RMB”) bond market to fund projects, enhance liquidity and improve their working capital in China. These companies can raise capital while avoiding...more

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