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Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Investor Groups Raise Concerns Over European Sustainability Reporting Standards

On July 31, 2023, the European Commission adopted the long-anticipated European Sustainability Reporting Standards (ESRS) for use by all companies subject to the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD). The...more

Thomas Fox - Compliance Evangelist

Managing Culture Risk

Welcome to a special five-part blog series on building a stronger culture of compliance, sponsored by Diligent. In this series I will visit with Yvette Hollingsworth-Clark, Viktor Cuijak, Jessica Czeczuga; Michael Parker; and...more

Jenner & Block

Proposed Amendments to the English Arbitration Act

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The English Arbitration Act of 1996 is revered as underpinning the subsequent success of London as perhaps the world’s busiest arbitration venue. However, as the Act approaches its 30th anniversary, light touch reform is...more

Husch Blackwell LLP

The Court of International Trade Rules that Reliquidation is Available as a Remedy in APA Cases Brought Under the Court’s Residual...

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In a September 6, 2023 opinion issued by Judge M. Miller Baker in three cases brought under the Court’s residual jurisdiction provision, 28 U.S.C. § 1581(i), the U.S. Court of International Trade (“CIT”) held that...more

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Geopolitical Risks: Chinese Technical Collection and Western Pushback

This week, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) convenes for its 78th annual gathering, drawing global leaders and top diplomats to discuss the pressing challenges of the times. At the top of the scheduled agenda are...more

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August 2023 Bid Protest Roundup: Former Government Employees; Buy American Act Waivers

This month’s bid protest roundup looks at two GAO protests from August. One examines the risks of using former federal employees to assist with proposal development when their prior access to non-public information might...more

Jenner & Block

US Supreme Court Permits Foreign Plaintiff to Bring RICO Suit for Evading Attempts to Enforce an International Arbitral Award

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The US Supreme Court has opened the door for foreign plaintiffs to sue under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO). RICO is a powerful statute that allows recovery of treble damages and attorneys’ fees...more

White & Case LLP

Reverberations from the falling dominos of SVB, Signature and Silvergate are felt on European shores

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UK & European Financial Services M&A: Sector trends H2 2022 | H1 2023 — Banks - Top 3 drivers of UK and European bank M&A in the past 12 months: - Regional & domestic consolidation across Europe: >50 domestic bank...more

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Amazonian Nations Sign Joint Declaration but Fail to Agree Joint Target to End Illegal Deforestation

On August 9, 2023, the Brazilian city of Belém hosted a summit of the Amazonian Cooperation Treaty Organization (ACTO) with the participation of Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Peru, Suriname and Venezuela. The...more

White & Case LLP

Geopolitics and decarbonization in the mining & metals sector

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Geography—as much as geology—is driving commercial activity and opportunities for mining & metals firms as decarbonization accelerates - The old adage—credited to J. Paul Getty—goes, "The meek shall inherit the Earth, but...more

Sullivan & Worcester

Today is the Day! Welcome to the Electronic Trade Documents Act

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Today is the day, the Electronic Trade Documents Act (ETDA) is now in force! Although a short piece of legislation, it is flexible and seeks to give certain trade-related electronic documents the same legal recognition as...more

American Conference Institute (ACI)

[Event] 5th Conference on U.S.-China Trade Controls - October 12th - 13th, Washington, DC

As the only comprehensive, practical event of its kind in the Unites States, ACI is hosting the highly anticipated 5th Annual U.S.-China Trade Controls Conference, scheduled for October 12–13 in Washington, DC. Considering...more

Oberheiden P.C.

OFAC Compliance: Developing and Implementing an Effective Sanctions Compliance Program

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Financial institutions and companies that are subject to oversight from the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) need to prioritize compliance. OFAC has become increasingly active in recent years, and it is devoting...more

The Volkov Law Group

A Compliance Reminder: Focus on Your Culture

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We all agree on the importance of corporate culture.  Everyone gets it – corporate leaders mouth the words but rarely understand the nuances, and the need to attend to a company’s culture.  Compliance professionals want to...more

Fisher Phillips

Saudi Arabia Further Modernizes Employment Laws in the Kingdom – An Employer’s 6-Step Compliance Guide

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In recent years, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has made significant changes in the labor sector, primarily focused on promoting equality in the workplace and prioritizing employee autonomy. Powered by the ambitious Vision 2030,...more

Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP

“Greening” Your Contracts (Properties Magazine)

Allocating the Risks and Benefits of Green Construction- Sustainable (or “green”) construction practices and the trend toward green buildings are here to stay, driven not only by federal, state, and local legislation, tax...more

Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

Canadian Government Announces “First Set” of Competition Act Reforms

In a recent press release, Canada’s Prime Minister announced a “first set” of proposed changes to the Competition Act, with additional “comprehensive legislative reforms” to follow in the coming months. While the federal...more

Thomas Fox - Compliance Evangelist

The Hill Country Podcast – Local Kerrville Business Environment

Welcome to award-winning The Hill Country Podcast. The Texas Hill Country is one of the most beautiful places on earth. In this podcast, Hill Country resident Tom Fox visits with the people and organizations that make this...more

Thomas Fox - Compliance Evangelist

Compliance into the Weeds: MGM Grand Data Breach

The award winning, Compliance into the Weeds is the only weekly podcast which takes a deep dive into a compliance related topic, literally going into the weeds to more fully explore a subject. Looking for some hard-hitting...more

Thomas Fox - Compliance Evangelist

Daily Compliance News: September 20, 2023 – The Sins of The Parents Edition

Welcome to the Daily Compliance News. Each day, Tom Fox, the Voice of Compliance brings to you compliance-related stories to start your day. Sit back, enjoy a cup of morning coffee, and listen in to the Daily Compliance News....more

King & Spalding

U.S. SEC Decision to Withdraw MiFID Relief Causing Turmoil for Research Providers and for Users of Research Services

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The EU Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (“MiFID II”), which came into effect on January 3, 2018, raised concerns that U.S. broker-dealers that would receive “hard dollars” for research from firms subject to MiFID...more

Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP

Senior Leadership Offers the Inside Scoop on CFIUS: A Few Items Worth Noting

The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (“CFIUS”) hosted its second annual conference for practitioners on September 14, providing a rare opportunity to observe an open discussion among senior government...more

Proskauer - Minding Your Business

Second Circuit Affirms Bankruptcy Courts’ Inherent Authority to Impose Civil Contempt Sanctions

Addressing an issue of first impression, the Second Circuit held recently that bankruptcy courts have inherent authority to impose non-nominal civil contempt sanctions, including per diem sanctions and attorneys’ fees,...more

White & Case LLP

Eye on AI: Could a “World Tech Organization” be a Means to Regulate AI?

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China has recently promulgated a somewhat short, but comprehensive, regulation on generative Artificial Intelligence ("AI") which took effect on August 15, 2023. The overarching goals are to protect citizens from potential...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

Top 10 Takeaways from OMB’s “Build America, Buy America” Guidance for Infrastructure Projects

On August 23, 2023, the White House’s Office of Management and Budget (“OMB”) issued its notification of final guidance implementing Title IX of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (“IIJA”) – the Build America, Buy...more

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