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  1. The crisis in Ukraine: what investment funds, financial institutions, and operating companies need to know now

    European Union, Russia, Ukraine, USA - March 10 2014

    On March 6, 2014, President Barack Obama signed Executive Order 13660 (the "Ukraine EO") in response to "the unusual and extraordinary threat to

  2. Civil False Claims Act: DC Circuit's Verizon II decision strengthens the “first-to-file” bar and rejects the Fourth Circuit's reasoning in Carter

    USA - April 15 2014

    The False Claims Acts "first-to-file" jurisdictional bar serves an important gatekeeping function by preventing multiple, related qui tam lawsuits

  3. U.S. eases economic sanctions against Burma, opens door to U.S. investment and financial services

    Myanmar, USA - July 13 2012

    On July 11, 2012, in conjunction with a statement by President Obama describing a revised U.S. policy toward Burma (also known as "Myanmar"), the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control announced definitive steps to ease longstanding economic sanctions against that country and to permit, subject to certain limitations and requirements, new U.S. investment and financial activity there

  4. English defamation law the requirement for "serious harm" and other important changes impacting the protection of your reputation

    United Kingdom - January 7 2014

    The Defamation Act 2013 came into force in England and Wales on 1 January 2014. It introduces a new requirement for companies and individuals to

  5. The potential effects of Chinese state secrecy laws on disclosure in arbitration

    China - December 13 2012

    Recent cases have renewed concerns among practitioners of international arbitration and litigation about the breadth of Chinese state secrecy laws and the effect these laws may have on disputes involving Chinese companies

  1. Civil False Claims Act: DC Circuit's Verizon II decision strengthens the “first-to-file” bar and rejects the Fourth Circuit's reasoning in Carter

    USA - April 15 2014

    The False Claims Acts "first-to-file" jurisdictional bar serves an important gatekeeping function by preventing multiple, related qui tam lawsuits

  2. The PCAOB’s 2013 enforcement program a 2014 update

    USA - April 7 2014

    In January 2012, as the ten-year anniversary of the creation of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (the PCAOB or Board) under the

  3. A new approach for classified boards: can the paradigm be changed to retain value-enhancement while addressing director accountability?

    USA - April 1 2014

    The declassification movement, spearheaded by institutional investors and their proxy advisor firms, continues apace. Due to pressure from investors

  4. Criminal prosecutions & stricter cartel and merger enforcement highlights of the UK competition law reform

    United Kingdom - March 31 2014

    Tomorrow, on 1 April 2014, significant changes to the UK competition regime are coming into effect. This update focuses on three highlights of what

  5. Proposed changes to the tax treatment of partnerships and LLPs: revised technical note and guidance from HMRC on new “salaried members” rules

    United Kingdom - March 21 2014

    Following widespread requests for clarification of the draft legislation on disguised employment of members of limited liability partnerships (“LLPs”