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WHAT ROLE WILL THE GOVERNMENT OF THE PHILIPPINES PLAY IN APPROVING AND REGULATING FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT?
The following Philippine government agencies are involved in approving and/or regulating foreign direct...more
In June, an antitrust suit brought by plaintiff ambulatory surgery centers (“ASCs”) against a health system, health insurers, and a trade association survived a motion to dismiss. Last week, the ASCs’ case cleared the hump of...more
WHAT ROLE WILL THE GOVERNMENT OF MALAYSIA PLAY IN APPROVING AND REGULATING FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT?
Regulation of foreign investment in Malaysia is done both through legislation as well as governmental policies....more
WHAT ROLE WILL THE GOVERNMENT OF KOREA PLAY IN APPROVING AND REGULATING FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT?
The Korean government takes an active, investor-friendly role in approving and regulating foreign direct investment....more
To reduce risk of later attack on the domestic partnership agreement, domestic partners should make fair and reasonable financial disclosures to each other prior to signing the agreement. Each partner should disclose to the...more
WHAT ROLE WILL THE GOVERNMENT OF JAPAN PLAY IN APPROVING AND REGULATING FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT?
Generally speaking, foreigners can conduct business in Japan on an equal legal footing with Japanese citizens. The...more
Renewable Energy Focus - U.S. wind energy priced at all time low: Clean Technica - Aug 13:
The price of wind energy in the U.S. is at an all time low, but officials have been quick to state the need for stable policy to...more
1. WHAT ROLE WILL 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
In an opinion issued on July 23, 2015 in Sweet Street Desserts, Inc. v. Better Bakery, LLC, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania underscored the need to think carefully before filing a...more
On remand from the U.S. Supreme Court, a unanimous en banc Federal Circuit panel in Akamai Technologies, Inc. v. Limelight Network, Inc., Nos. 2009-1372, -1380, -1416, -1417 (August 13, 2015) this week revised its standard...more
On Thursday, August 13, 2015, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Akamai Technologies, Inc. v. Limelight Networks, Inc. unanimously overruled its prior narrow interpretation of divided infringement....more
1. WHAT ROLE WILL THE GOVERNMENT OF INDIA PLAY IN APPROVING AND REGULATING FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT?
Historically, India has been a regulated economy since its independence. The government of India (GOI) launched a new...more
Many trademark owners choose to file and prosecute their own trademark applications before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The wisdom of filing these pro-se applications, however, is questionable in...more
Recently, governmental authorities have pursued corruption investigations in Latin America with a vigor traditionally not seen. One potential result is a significant disruption of business. While there are inherent risks in...more
Welcome to the Summer 2015 issue of measure, King & Spalding’s Middle East quarterly newsletter. This issue covers a number of areas with interesting developments and valuable guidance. Phillip Sacks and Jodi Norman discuss...more
The IRS issued Notice 2015-54 stating that it plans to issue regulations under Section 721(c) to ensure that U.S. taxpayers do not use partnerships to shift built-in gains to non-U.S. affiliates. In 1997 Congress authorized...more
Hong Kong is always rated as one of the world’s freest economies, one of the reasons being that the government has always adopted the approach of nonintervention.
Hong Kong strives to attract more foreign investors to...more
Revisions bring DOJ and SEC guidance in line with FCPA statutory language.
In June, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) quietly revised its manual, A Resource Guide to the U.S....more
1. WHAT ROLE WILL THE GOVERNMENT OF CHINA PLAY IN APPROVING AND REGULATING FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT?
In the past, foreign investment in China was highly regulated. However, following China’s entry into WTO in 2001,...more
On July 14, 2015, after two years of sometimes intense negotiations, the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Russia, and China (known as the “P5+1” countries), along with the European Union, signed a Joint...more
Appellate Court Advance Release Opinions -
AC36506 - Sidorova v. East Lyme Board of Education -
Due to budget cuts, the Board of Education laid off the plaintiff who was a tenured French teacher. She sued for...more
In T.D. 9728 the IRS finalized the 2009 proposed § 706(d) regulations relating to how partnerships should allocate tax items to take into account a variance in a partner’s interest during a year. A typical example is when a...more
The current environment for early-stage investing with emerging managers reflects an increasing number and variety of early-stage investments firms, an increasing pool of talented emerging managers, and a growing number and...more
The signing of the JCPOA regarding Iran nuclear sanctions may usher in a new era of major international investment in the Iranian oil and gas industry....more
Conducting an intellectual property due diligence is an essential component in the acquisition, investment in and/or valuation of technology companies.
What are some of the key components of the business that such a...more
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