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Stikeman Elliott LLP

Canadian Legislation on Forced and Child Labour in Global Supply Chains Takes Effect: First Reports Due by May 2024

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On May 11, 2023, the Fighting Against Forced Labour and Child Labour in Supply Chains Act, S.C. 2023, c. 9 (the “New Act”) received Royal Assent and became law. Formerly known as Bill S-211, the New Act requires certain...more

The Volkov Law Group

Gartner Settles FCPA Case with SEC for $2.5 Million

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The SEC has been racking up several FCPA enforcement actions.  DOJ appears to be declining many of these cases. The division of enforcement appeared to follow a pattern – on larger cases with more pervasive violations, DOJ...more

Allen & Overy LLP

Impact of sanctions on payment obligations

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One of the many legal consequences of Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine in February last year was that businesses were faced with having to analyse the exact remit of sanctions laws and the extent to which they caught...more

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Irish Data Protection Commission’s Decision Throws Use of Standard Contractual Clauses Into Doubt

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On May 22, Ireland’s Data Protection Commission (DPC) announced that it had imposed a €1.2 billion fine on Meta Platforms for violating the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in its use of standard...more

Latham & Watkins LLP

Sanctions Update: US Imposes New Sanctions and Export Controls Targeting Russia

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New measures expand existing sanctions and export controls, including by restricting medical item exports and targeting Russia’s architecture and engineering sectors. This Client Alert is published in the context of...more

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

OFAC expands Russian sanctions

The U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) recently announced several actions targeting Russia’s attempts to circumvent or evade sanctions and implemented other economic measures to degrade the...more

Morgan Lewis

Deadline Approaches for the BE-12 Benchmark Survey for Foreign Direct Investment in the US

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The US Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis’s BE-12 Benchmark Survey for Foreign Direct Investment in the United States is due by May 31, 2023, or June 30, 2023 for reports submitted via eFile....more

Lowenstein Sandler LLP

United States Further Expands Russia Sanctions to Prohibit Services and Exports to Russia

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In response to entreaties by allies at the Group of Seven (G7) summit recently held in Japan, on May 19, 2023, the U.S. Department of Commerce and the Department of the Treasury jointly announced new restrictions on trade...more

King & Spalding

The New Saudi Special Economic Zones

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On 14 April 2023, the Economic Cities and Special Zones Authority (ECZA) announced the launch of four special economic zones (SEZs) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (the Kingdom) to accelerate the diversification of the...more

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Russia Sanctions and Export Controls: New Measures in a U.S. Crackdown

The United States has strengthened economic sanctions and export controls targeting Russia, following through on commitments made at a G7 summit this month. The EU and UK also plan to substantially expand measures targeting...more

Fenwick & West LLP

UPDATE: Secure Software Development Attestation: A(nother) Government Requirement

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As follow-on guidance to Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) September 14, 2022 memo and the associated Executive Order on Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity from May 2021, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security...more

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Compliance Programs Under the FCPA: Ways to Minimize Liability for Payments to Foreign Officials

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Background Note: In their analysis of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), Adam Rouse, Vazantha Meyers, and Ashish Prasad emphasize the crucial role of robust compliance programs in minimizing liability associated with...more

Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C.

IP Hot Topic: Imperative Information on the New Unified Patent Court (UPC) Launching June 1

The new European Union Unified Patent Court (UPC) and Unitary Patent go live on June 1, 2023. Enterprises operating in Europe should understand the risks and rewards of this new system, one of the most significant...more

Bennett Jones LLP

UPDATED Canadian Sanctions Targeting Russia, Belarus and Separatist Territories in Ukraine Expanded - May 2023

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On February 21, 2022, Russia formally recognized the purported independence of two regions in Eastern Ukraine, Donetsk and Luhansk. The next day it ordered Russian troops into the separatist-occupied territories, and the...more

Thomas Fox - Compliance Evangelist

Corruption, Crime, & Compliance - Lessons Learned from Recent FCPA Enforcement Actions - Philips and Franks Int’l Settlements

Koninklijke Philips manipulated tender processes for medical imaging equipment in China, which resulted in a substantial $62 million fine. On the other hand, Frank's International paid an $8 million settlement for its FCPA...more

The Volkov Law Group

Episode 276 -- Review of Phillips and Franks Int'l SEC FCPA Settlements

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The SEC recently announced two separate FCPA SEC enforcement actions -- the first against Franks International for $8 million for FCPA violations in Angola; and the second against Philips, a Dutch medical device company, for...more

Thomas Fox - Compliance Evangelist

Sunday Book Review - May 28, 2023 - The Memorial Day Edition

In the Sunday Book Review, I consider books that interest the compliance professional, the business executive, or anyone curious. It could be books about business, compliance, history, leadership, current events, or anything...more

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

U.S. and EU enter bilateral sanctions partnership

On May 16, the United States and the European Union entered into a bilateral partnership to strengthen working relationships and share sanctions expertise to address foreign policy goals...more

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

OFAC reaches $3.3 million settlement with cosmetics company for Iranian sanctions violations

The U.S Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) recently announced settlements with a California-based cosmetics company and a former senior company executive to resolve potential civil liability...more

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

How to Avoid Immigration-Related Discrimination When Complying with U.S. Export Control Laws in Hiring and Employment Verification

U.S. employers may find it confusing that hiring for certain roles can involve what seem to be competing compliance obligations. On one hand, the Immigration and Nationality Act makes it illegal for employers to make hiring...more

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Modified Liability for AI: EU Review of AI Liability Rules

The EU AI Act, which is progressing towards adoption by the end of 2023, will be complemented by an update to the European civil liability rules applicable to AI-related claims. Towards the end of 2022, the EU Commission...more

Foley & Lardner LLP

10th Circ. Highlights US Court Discretion On Arbitral Awards

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In Compañía de Inversiones Mercantiles SA v. Grupo Cementos de Chihuahua SAB de CV, a panel of judges on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuitrecently held in a 2-1 decision that the U.S. District Court for the...more

Seward & Kissel LLP

Compliance Flash: OFAC Announces New Reporting Requirement for Persons Who Hold Property of Certain Russian Entities

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On May 19, 2023 the United States, in coordination with the G7 and other international partners, imposed more than three-hundred new sanctions on Russia for its war in Ukraine. Press releases providing additional information...more

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The Changing Rules of Real Estate: How SB264 Affects Foreign Purchasers and Owners of Real Estate in Florida

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Foreign purchasers and owners of real estate in Florida need to be aware of SB264. This law, which was recently signed by Governor Ron DeSantis, has important implications for foreign nationals who want to invest in Florida...more

Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck

Ways and Means Committee Republicans Release Pillar Two Remedies Proposal

House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Jason Smith (R-MO) and committee Republicans released legislation on May 25, 2023, in response to the Pillar Two global minimum tax negotiated by the Organisation for Economic...more

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