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Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

CIT: Neither Section 1592 Nor the Seventh Amendment Guarantees a Right to Have a Jury Determine The Amount of Customs Penalties

In a variety of contexts, U.S. government agencies regulating international trade and the cross-border movement of goods and services possess significant civil and criminal penalty authority. For example, the primary agency...more

Jones Day

Turbulence Across the Pond: United States and EU Trade Tariff Threats Over Subsidies

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The Situation: The U.S. government proposed a preliminary list of European goods potentially subject to additional tariffs under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 ("Section 301"). Also, the European Union ("EU") proposed a...more

Ropes & Gray LLP

New GDPR Guidance from European Commission on Interaction between EU Clinical Trials Regulation and GDPR

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On April 10, 2019, the European Commission Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety (the “EU Commission”) issued new guidance (the “Q&A”) on the interaction between the Clinical Trials Regulation (EU) 536/2014 (“CTR”)...more

Hutchison PLLC

Markedly Misunderstood: 4 Common Misconceptions About Trademarks

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Everyone is familiar with Trademarks. We are literally surrounded by them. Trademarks are the words, logos, packaging and other devices that we use to differentiate goods and services from each other and are how we can...more

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

An Unresolved Issue at the Intersection of Consignment and Bankruptcy Law Decided

It always amazes me when, after more than a half-century of Uniform Commercial Code (“UCC”) jurisprudence, an issue one thinks would arise quite commonly appears never to have been decided in a reported case. Such an issue...more

Hogan Lovells

Hong Kong and Australia agree investor-state dispute resolution in new FTA

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Hong Kong and Australia have signed a wide-ranging free trade agreement in a variety of areas including trade in goods and services, government procurement, construction, communications, and intellectual property....more

Weiner Brodsky Kider PC

Northern District of Illinois Dismisses FCA Case for Failure to Meet Heightened Requirements for Pleading Fraud

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On March 14, 2019, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois dismissed the False Claims Act complaint of a qui tam relator who failed to allege that the defendants—a health care product distributor and its...more

Dentons

New VAT rules for e-commerce and services

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The common Value Added Tax (VAT) system plays a fundamental role in the Digital Single Market. It is included in the first pillar—Access—of the European strategy, which targets a better access for consumers and business to...more

Dentons

UK releases “No-Deal” Brexit tariffs

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Finally, some certainty emerges for trade with the UK in a “No-Deal” scenario - As the postponed default Brexit date inches closer, the UK government continues to move forward with its Brexit preparedness, planning and...more

Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC

West Virginia’s Attorney General Sues the Catholic Church Alleging Priests Accused of Sexual Abuse Placed in Positions to Work...

Last week, West Virginia’s attorney general filed a consumer protection lawsuit against the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston and the former bishop of that Diocese. The attorney general’s claims are based on the West Virginia...more

Jones Day

Jones Day Presents: Advantages of Blockchain in Trade Finance

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Harriet Territt talks about the advantages of using blockchain in sectors and transactions where security, transparency, and traceability are important. She explains why blockchain is particularly valuable in trade finance,...more

Womble Bond Dickinson

Brexit: Temporary Tariff Rates

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On 13 March 2019 the UK government published details of the temporary rates of customs duty it would impose on imports should a "no deal" Brexit occur. Under the temporary regime, the government expects 87% of total imports...more

Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP

Client Alert: Business Owners–Did you really earn that revenue? The Authorities say “Not so FASB.”

Thanks to a new revenue recognition standard implemented by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), formally titled “ASC 606, Revenue from Contracts with Customers” (“ASC 606”), the ability of business owners to...more

Jones Day

Eleventh Circuit Expands "Subsequent New Value" Preference Defense to Cases Involving Paid-For New Value

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In Kaye v. Blue Bell Creameries, Inc. (In re BFW Liquidation, LLC), 899 F.3d 1178 (11th Cir. 2018), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit broadened the scope of section 547(c)(4) of the Bankruptcy Code’s...more

Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed,...

The Purchase Order That Wasn’t

Company, having undertaken the effort of putting a master purchase agreement in place with a detailed specification and statement of work, was quite pleased with itself, having established this relationship with a key...more

Ruder Ware

Review Business Contract Carefully

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Agricultural producers are often asked to enter into written contracts. Those contracts can cover a wide range of issues including buying equipment, leasing property and selling products. Although the subject matter varies...more

Smart & Biggar

SAVE MONEY: File your multi-class applications in Canada now

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In this two-part series, we will discuss important strategies to consider before Canadian trademark law changes on June 17, 2019, including tips that could save you and your clients time and money, now and in the...more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Proposed Guidance on the Extraterritorial Scope of the GDPR

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which revised and sought to ensure greater harmonization of the European Union’s data protection framework, took effect in May 2018. Among the changes it introduced was the...more

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Fighting for a Strong Mark by Resisting a Disclaimer Request: Short-Term Pain for Long-Term Gain - Intellectual Property News

A strong brand is central to a successful food, beverage, hospitality, or retail business. Knowing this, you make every effort to choose a strong trademark and take all steps necessary to protect it, including retaining an...more

Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen, P.C.

Iowa’s Marketplace Facilitators: Auctioneers and Consignment Shops and Radio Stations, Oh My!

State tax practitioners and multistate businesses, I’ve a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore. Rather, with respect to sales tax, we’re in the Wild West. It is not news that states are imposing a whole host of new laws to try...more

Michael Volkov

OFAC Announces Two Sanctions Enforcement Settlements

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What a difference a year makes — The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Asset Control (“OFAC”) announced two sanctions settlements in the beginning of 2019, a stark difference from 2018 when OFAC announced its first...more

Dentons

Myanmar Union Tax Law 2018 – 2019

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The Union Taxation Law 2018 (UTL 2018) was approved on 30 March 2018, and came into effect on 1 April 2018. As the Union Government enacted a change in fiscal year end from 31 March to 30 September, the Union Taxation Law...more

Bass, Berry & Sims PLC

OFAC Settles with Cosmetics Company, Reiterates Importance of Supply Chain Compliance

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• Company committed multiple apparent violations of U.S. sanctions on North Korea • Penalty imposed in part because of company’s “non-existent” sanctions compliance program • Settlement underscores need to address supply...more

King & Spalding

e.l.f. Cosmetics Agrees to Pay Nearly $1 Million To Settle Apparent Violations Of U.S. Sanctions Against North Korea

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This Enforcement Action Underscores The Risks Of Sourcing Products Without Comprehensive Supply Chain Due Diligence - On January 31, 2019, the Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) of the U.S. Department of the Treasury...more

Snell & Wilmer

Webcast Title Using Trademarks of Another Deemed Nominative Fair Use

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The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that the title of a webcast, which included two trademarks belonging to another party, constituted nominative fair use, which protected the defendants from trademark...more

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