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Executive Orders on Pause: WeChat and TikTok Bans Temporarily Suspended

On Saturday, two actions put a stop, at least temporarily, to the U.S. shutdown of the popular social media apps WeChat and TikTok. WeChat - On September 19, 2020, a California Federal Magistrate Judge issued a...more

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Certainties and Uncertainties Under China’s New Unreliable Entity List

On September 19, 2020, China took a new strategic position in its ongoing trade confrontation with the United States. The Ministry of Commerce of the PRC (“MOFCOM”) issued Regulations on Unreliable Entity List (“UEL”) and...more

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Offshore Roundup

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Two Birds, One Stone: Addressing COO and DAC6 Risks in Tandem - UK Criminal Finances Act 2017 (CFA) and the EU Directive on Administrative Cooperation (DAC6) compliance matters are likely to come under increased scrutiny...more

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Blockchain Week in Review - September 2020 #2

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U.S. Developments - Federal and State Regulatory Developments - U.S. Department of Homeland Security Issues Challenge for Development of Trusted User Interface for Digital Wallets - The U.S. Department of Homeland...more

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Impact of Swiss Privacy Shield Inadequacy Decision

In a much anticipated ruling, this month the Swiss Data Protection Authority concluded that the EU-US Swiss Privacy Shield was no longer an adequate method for transferring personal information from Switzerland to the US. In...more

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EU unveils action plan to secure access to critical raw materials

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On 3 September 2020, the European Commission presented its Action Plan on Critical Raw Materials to secure the European Union's access to critical raw materials and reduce its dependency on third countries. The proposed...more

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Employer’s right to damages during defects notification period

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In a recent case the Singapore Court of Appeal upheld a decision that an employer may recover damages for rectifying defects even when it has not given the contractor the opportunity of doing so during the defects...more

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US trade representative to investigate Mexican fruit and vegetable exports

Report on Supply Chain Compliance 3, no. 18 (September 17, 2020) - The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, the Department of Agriculture and the Department of Commerce are taking action after hearings in August that...more

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Key COVID-19 FAQs for financial institutions: A Cross-border view

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Our global team has prepared the following FAQs to provide financial institutions with a cross-border perspective in navigating the governmental/regulatory response to the COVID-19 pandemic....more

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Treasury Department Issues Final Rule for Mandatory CFIUS Filing Requirements Based on ‘Critical Technology’

On September 15, 2020, the Treasury Department issued final regulations that define when it is mandatory to file with the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS). This final rule builds on regulations...more

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The new reality for UK employers - Part 1: Planning for the end of furlough

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As the end of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (the "Scheme") approaches, employers should start to consider their plans in relation to any employees currently furloughed. In this alert, we have set out below some key...more

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European Secured Notes - Coming to a Bank Near You?

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The bank-funding instrument is designed to unlock liquidity for SME loans. Key Points - ..The impact of COVID-19 on European small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) is expected to be severe1 — further underscoring the...more

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

Autumn Funds First Update

Welcome to our Funds First Update: a snapshot of some of the main developments and upcoming changes that we think will be of interest to fund managers, fund investors and to the funds sector as a whole. Despite the...more

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Relief From the Repeal of Section 958(b)(4) Downward Attribution

On September 21, 2020, the IRS released for publication final regulations (T.D. 9908) relating to the modification of section 958(b) by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (“TCJA”). These regulations affect U.S. persons that have...more

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Del. District Court (Third Circuit) Again Holds That 28 U.S.C. § 1782 Does Not Apply Vis-à-vis Foreign Commercial Arbitrations.

Congress long ago generously provided for American judicial assistance in obtaining discovery in the United States “for use in a proceeding in a foreign or international tribunal” without requiring reciprocity from the...more

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The Internal Market Bill, the EU Withdrawal Agreement and the risk of no deal on the EU-UK future relationship

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The Government's proposed Internal Market Bill has prompted much debate regarding the UK's approach to international law, as well as the internal constitutional architecture of the UK. The EU has raised the prospect of a...more

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China's MOFCOM promulgated the Provisions on the Unreliable Entities List

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On September 19, 2020, China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) promulgated the Provisions on the Unreliable Entities List (the Provisions).  MOFCOM had announced its intention to establish the Unreliable Entities List regime in...more

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French Anti-Corruption Agency Publishes its Practical Guide on Corporate Gifts and Entertainment Policies

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Companies should identify and, where appropriate, manage risk associated with gifts and entertainment by incorporating a clear policy into their overall corporate compliance strategy. On September 11, 2020, the French...more

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U.S. Department Of The Treasury Publishes Final Rule Modifying The Mandatory CFIUS Filing Requirements For Critical Technology...

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On September 15, 2020, the U.S. Department of the Treasury issued a final rule modifying the mandatory filing requirements associated with reviews conducted by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS)...more

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Brazil Adopts Comprehensive Privacy Law

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Highlights of Brazil’s LGPD - Brazil became the latest country to draw inspiration from Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) and adopt its own national comprehensive legal framework for personal data...more

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Earnouts Are Rising Across Europe, But Can They Unlock COVID-19 Valuation Gaps?

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Despite practical challenges, earnouts are a tool that PE buyers should increasingly consider to reconcile differences and get deals done. The use of earnouts, though historically disliked by PE buyers, is increasing...more

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Gesundheitsministerium bestätigt Zulässigkeit Abgabe von Probenentnahme-Sets für SARS-CoV-2-Labortest an medizinische Laien

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Seit Monaten wird die Frage kontrovers diskutiert, ob Probenentnahme-Sets zur Feststellung einer SARS-CoV-2 Infektion oder entsprechender Antikörper an jedermann abgegeben werden dürfen oder nicht....more

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Sustainable Finance and Climate Change Risk in Financial Services: For Insurers

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In a July 2020 speech on climate action in the financial industry, Sarah Breeden, executive director for UK Deposit Takers Supervision, said the industry is “at the start of a critical decade for climate action where the...more

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China’s Ministry of Commerce Publishes “Unreliable Entity List” Provisions

On September 19, 2020 (September 18, 2020 U.S. EDT), China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) published the Provisions on the Unreliable Entity List (UEL Provisions), which took effect on the same date. On May 31, 2019,...more

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The Littler European Employer COVID-19 Survey Report - September 2020

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Government-ordered office closures that swept much of Europe early in 2020 appear to have helped convince employers across the continent that workers could be just as productive remotely as they could while gathered in...more

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