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5 things you need to know about … the Law Commission's Paper on Smart Legal Contracts

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1. What is the Law Commission's paper on smart legal contracts? On 25 November 2021, the Law Commission published its advice to the UK government on smart legal contracts (the "Paper")... Among other things, the Paper...more

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Monthly Minute | Global Supply Chain Issues

Once a month, we cover an interesting topic in 60 seconds. This month, International Disputes Partner Thomas G. Allen shares his thoughts on the current supply chain crisis....more

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U.S. Imposes Restrictions, Issues Warning on Business with Cambodia

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On November 10, the U.S. Departments of State, Treasury, and Commerce issued an unusual joint advisory (the “advisory”) on the risk of investing and interacting with certain Cambodian individuals and entities. The advisory is...more

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Dentons Flashpoint - December 2, 2021

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Key Takeaways - Early South African data suggests Omicron circumvents some immunity, but that vaccines still protect against severe illness. The Women's Tennis Association suspends all tournaments in China. World food...more

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Immediate changes to the UK Listing Regime to reduce barriers to listing

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Three significant changes to the Listing Rules took place on 3 December 2021, immediately following the publication by the Financial Conduct Authority of the new rules. Other changes will follow on 10 January 2022....more

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GDPR Refresh: What Is a Data Transfer?

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The EDPB releases guidelines to clarify a simple but surprisingly confusing question, "What is a data transfer under the GDPR?" In light of the new guidelines, businesses should review potential transfer activities and ensure...more

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CFIUS Gives Allies More Time to Get on its Good Side

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The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (“CFIUS”) has proposed a new rule which extends, for an additional year, the date by which CFIUS will make a determination regarding which countries will be exempt from...more

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Dentons Flashpoint - December 1, 2021

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Key Takeaways - OECD warns that the Omicron variant threatens to intensify imbalances that are slowing growth and boosting inflation. Renewable energy should account for nearly 95 percent of the increase in power capacity...more

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FTC and DOC Among Agencies to Advance Initiatives in Biden Administration’s ‘Supply Chain Action Plan’

On December 1, 2021, President Joseph Biden released a statement proclaiming that, despite widely reported supply chain problems, “the actions the administration has taken in partnership with business and labor, retailers and...more

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FCPA Potpourri: Catching Up with FCPA Enforcement

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While we wait for the coming FCPA enforcement storm, DOJ and the SEC have quietly continued to rack up and resolve several enforcement actions....more

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[Webinar] US/UK Trade Relations – One Year Into the Biden Administration - January 25th, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EST

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In this session, Simmons’ and Wiley’s international trade and national security attorneys discuss the current trade relations between the United States and the United Kingdom, one year into the Biden Administration. They’ll...more

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Commerce Calls for Comments on U.S.-EU Export Control Cooperation

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On November 30, 2021, the Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) published a notice of inquiry and request for comments on how U.S. and European Union dual-use export controls and practices may be...more

Thomas Fox

Everything Compliance - Episode 90 Shout Outs and Rants

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Welcome to the Shout Outs and Rants from Everything Compliance - Episode 90. 1. Karen Woody shouts out to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for providing a great tourist experience. 2. Jay Rosen, CCEP, rants about Tampa...more

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The Compliance Kitchen - DOJ settlement: Immigration and Employment Discrimination

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The Compliance Kitchen looks at the DOJ – Gap, Inc. settlement: immigration and employment discrimination. https://bit.ly/3Il7qIJ...more

Thomas Fox

Not Your Father’s Monitor - Part 3: Cristina Revelo on E&C Assessment and Internal Controls

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In October, Deputy Attorney General (DAG) Lisa O. Monaco gave a Keynote Address at ABA’s 36th National Institute on White Collar Crime (Monaco Speech). Monaco’s remarks should be studied by every compliance professional as...more

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The Hill Country Podcast - Don Frazier on The Texas Center at Schreiner University

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Welcome to The Hill Country Podcast. The Texas Hill Country is one of the most beautiful places on earth. In this podcast, I visit the people and organizations that make this the most unique area of Texas recent Hill Country...more

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Great Women in Compliance - Episode 130 - Lisa Beth Lentini Walker – Raising Your Game

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Welcome to the Great Women in Compliance Podcast, co-hosted by Lisa Fine and Mary Shirley. As we are getting to the end of 2021, which has been a challenging year in many ways, we also have a lot of wonderful people and...more

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Compliance Into The Weeds - Ransomware Attacks and Internal Controls

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Compliance into the Weeds is the only weekly podcast that takes a deep dive into a compliance-related topic, literally going into the weeds to more fully explore a subject. Today, Matt and I take a deep dive into the...more

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UK Law Commission to Review Arbitration Act 1996

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The UK Law Commission has announced that it will carry out a review of the Arbitration Act 1996, the principal legislation governing arbitrations in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland. The Law Commission has stated that its...more

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Daily Compliance News - December 08, 2021 - The Real Estate Scrutiny Edition

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In today’s edition of Daily Compliance News: 1. Rohingya refugees sue FB for $150bn. (Reuters) 2. The US will increase scrutiny of real estate transactions. (WSJ) 3. DoT to keep costs low for UBO reporting requirements....more

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SEC Adopts Final Amendments Implementing Mandates of the Holding Foreign Companies Accountable Act

On December 2, 2021, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted final amendments implementing the disclosure and submission requirements of the Holding Foreign Companies Accountable Act (HFCA Act). In addition,...more

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DOJ Discusses Enforcement, Reiterates Biden-Harris Anti-Corruption Commitment at ACI FCPA Conference

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This LawFlash summarizes key takeaways from the American Conference Institute’s (ACI’s) 38th International Conference on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), where top government officials offered insight and...more

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Coffee & Regs - The Perfect Storm - PRIIPs and SFDR in 2022

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In this episode, CSS’s Chief Product Officer Ronan Brennan makes predictions for PRIIPs and how the regulatory landscape in 2022 with PRIIPs and SFDR is reminiscent of 2018 with the implementation of PRIIPs and MiFID II. ...more

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Introduction to Hong Kong winding-up regime

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Under Hong Kong law, the terms “insolvency”, “liquidation” or “winding-up” are used with reference to companies, and “bankruptcy” is used in relation to individuals. The former are primarily regulated by Companies (Winding Up...more

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Trade Matters - December 2021

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1. U.S. Emerging Tech Companies Can’t Work With These Chinese Entities On November 26, the Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security added 27 foreign organizations and individuals, including eight technology...more

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