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Miles & Stockbridge P.C.

Does the 1980 Hague Abduction Convention Apply to Separated & Detained Children in the USA?

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If the parents have been deported and the 2,000 separated children are still in confinement in the United States, the crucial question is how to get them reunited with their parents very quickly. The 1980 Hague Abduction...more

Holland & Knight LLP

Senate Committee Approves The Modern Fish Act

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The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation voted to approve the Modern Fish Act on Feb. 28, 2018. The Modern Fish Act has bi-partisan support but is opposed by commercial fishing interest and some...more

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

French NGO Claims Many Manufacturers Fail to Comply with Nano Labeling Requirement

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UFC-Que Choisir, a French non-governmental organization (NGO), announced on January 23, 2018, that it filed complaints against nine manufacturers of food and cosmetic products for failure to comply with the requirement to...more

Michael Volkov

DOJ Continues Run on Individual FCPA Criminal Prosecutions

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The Department of Justice announced criminal FCPA charges against two individuals in connection with bribery payments to foreign officials in Chad and Uganda. The Justice Department’s announcement occurred on the heels of...more

Ropes & Gray LLP

Australia Proposes Modern Slavery Reporting Requirements for Multinationals – An Overview and Comparison to Existing Corporate...

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The Australian Government has released a consultation paper proposing the adoption of legislation that would require many multinationals operating in Australia to publicly report on modern slavery risk in their business and...more

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

NGOs Call for France to Require Labeling and Restriction of Consumer Products

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According to a July 12, 2017, press release, a coalition of non-governmental organizations (NGO) wrote to the French Prime Minister and several ministers to call for labeling and restriction of nanomaterials in consumer...more

Sullivan & Worcester

The New Administration’s Deregulatory Agenda and its Impact on Environmental & Energy Policy

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As seen in the first six months of President Trump’s Administration, the country is on a rollercoaster ride. There is much uncertainty regarding the implementation of new policies and the status of existing programs...more

Snell & Wilmer

New Fed Policy Eliminates Ability of Settlement Options to Include Payments to Non-Party NGOs

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On June 7, 2017, United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a memorandum to all Department of Justice (DOJ) components and 94 United States Attorney’s Offices prohibiting them from entering into any agreement on...more

Latham & Watkins LLP

Conservation Finance: An Increasingly Attractive Concept for Investors?

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Broadly defined, conservation finance is the raising of capital to support the conservation of land, water and resources. This concept started with “debt for nature” swaps during the 1980s and 1990s whereby developing...more

Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP

Client Alert: Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) Seek to Compel U.S. EPA to act on Ohio EPA’s Submission of its List of...

On April 25, 2017, the National Wildlife Federation, Alliance for the Great Lakes, Lake Erie Charter Boat Association, Lake Erie Foundation, Michigan United Conservation Clubs, and Ohio Environmental Council (NGOs) filed a...more

WilmerHale

An overview of the OECD's Phase 4 Report on the UK's implementation of the Anti-Bribery Convention

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“The UK has made significant improvements to its ability to detect foreign bribery, but could still do more by reforming out-of-date legislation and better utilizing existing resources.” On 23 March 2017, the...more

Robinson+Cole Manufacturing Law Blog

What Will 2017 Bring For Manufacturers: Environmental, Health & Safety Edition

This post is the last in our three-part series about what manufacturers can expect in 2017. In my humble opinion, we saved the best for last – Environmental, Health & Safety. Citizen Science - With increasing...more

Snell & Wilmer

Environmental Enforcement Under Trump – Be Careful What You Wish For

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Regardless of whether you are a Trump supporter or Trump hater, and there certainly seems to be very few people who are indifferent to the guy, trying to prognosticate what he will do is very difficult. He is a political...more

Latham & Watkins LLP

Sustainable Investment and ESG Compliance - Emerging Litigation

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There is an increasing desire amongst PE firms to publicise value creation through the use of bespoke metrics to measure improvements and value derived from (ESG) policies including improved reputational risk management;...more

Perkins Coie

Top 10 Litigation Risks and Trends for Retailers

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With the 2016 holiday shopping season in full swing, the risk of litigation heightens for retailers. We created our own version of a “holiday list” to identify the top-10 risk areas where retailers may be vulnerable to claims...more

K&L Gates LLP

Slavery and Human Trafficking: How Businesses Can Manage their Risks

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“Whatever day makes man a slave, takes half his worth away.” Trafficked labour and slavery are very much at the top of the global agenda. Global organisations need to be increasingly aware of their ethical and legal...more

Latham & Watkins LLP

We Come as Friends! – Amicus Briefs in Investor-State Arbitration

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Investor-state arbitrations frequently raise issues of public importance that parties other than those to proceedings, such as NGOs, may want to address. “Amicus briefs” afford them a limited opportunity to do so, as...more

Williams Mullen

OpenStreetMap Publishes Collective Database Guidelines (Examples Included)

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OpenStreetMap (OSM) is a map of the world based upon data contributed by volunteers from around the globe. It is operated by the OpenStreetMap Foundation on behalf of the volunteer community. OpenStreetMap and the data are...more

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

China’s New Laws on Foreign and Domestic NGOs

Operating in China just became a bit more complex for foreign nongovernmental organizations (NGOs). China’s new “Law on the Management of Foreign Non-Governmental Organizations’ Activities within Mainland China”, which was...more

Latham & Watkins LLP

Shanghai Issues Draft of Revised Environmental Protection Regulations for Public Comment

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The Shanghai Municipal People’s Congress has released the revised Shanghai Environmental Protection Regulations (in Chinese only) for public comment. The revised Regulations, which first came into force in 1997, apply...more

Proskauer - International Labor Law

New Law Imposes Additional Requirements on NGOs Operating in China

Until recently, there have been few formal regulations regarding the operation of foreign non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in China. While the Chinese government has expressed skepticism and, at times, hostility toward...more

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

National People’s Congress of China Approves Law on Foreign NGOs

On April 28, 2016, the 20th meeting of the 12th Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC) of China approved The Law on the Administration of Activities by Foreign Non-Governmental Organizations within the...more

Beveridge & Diamond PC

“Citizen Suits” Under China’s Revised Environmental Protection Law: A Watershed Moment In Chinese Environmental Litigation?

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A little over a year ago, on January 1, 2015, China’s amended Environmental Protection Law (“EPL”) went into effect, representing a significant aspect of China’s concerted effort to place greater emphasis on environmental...more

Garvey Schubert Barer

Update to Visa Waiver Program Restrictions

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In a blog that we posted just a few weeks ago, I wrote “Beginning in late 2015, individuals who have been present in Iraq, Syria, Iran, or Sudan (or other countries designated by the Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) as...more

Latham & Watkins LLP

China Progresses with Increased Environmental Accountability for Industry and Government Authorities

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This January, China’s Supreme People’s Procuratorate (SPP), the country’s most senior prosecution and investigation authority, issued a statement analysing the initial six months of its pilot programme launched in July 2015,...more

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