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New FIDIC yellow book 2017: major changes

Global - January 9 2017 FIDIC has long been renowned for its flexible suite of standard forms of contract for use on international construction and engineering

To Disclose or Not to Disclose? D.C. Circuit Resolves Clash Between FOIA’s Exemption 4 and Section 308 of the Clean Water Act

USA - June 15 2017 The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit recently issued a significant decision addressing the interplay between a confidentiality provision in

WARNING: Proposition 65 Warning Requirements Have Changed

USA - January 4 2017 Thirty years after its enactment, California’s Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 (commonly referred to as “Proposition 65”

Regulation CC Amendments Reallocate Risks of Remote Deposit

USA - June 14 2017 More than three years after proposing amendments to Regulation CC to add new indemnities for remotely deposited checks, new warranties for electronic

Supreme Court to Consider Constitutionality of PTAB Proceedings

USA - June 13 2017 On June 12, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court granted Oil States Energy Services, LLC’s petition for a writ of certiorari to address the following

United States Announces Intent to Withdraw From Paris Climate Accord: What is the Real Impact?

USA - June 16 2017 On June 1, President Trump declared that he would withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Accord (the “Agreement”). His announcement, though

Data Security in Japan: New Cross-Border Data Transfer Rule

Japan - June 15 2017 Does your business outside of Japan receive any personal information from Japan, perhaps from your affiliates, business partners, or customers based

Australian Insolvency Reforms - The Harbour Appears Safer Than it Was

Australia - June 15 2017 On 1 June 2017, the Treasury Laws Amendment (2017 Enterprise Incentives No. 2) Bill 2017 (Bill) was introduced to the House of Representatives. The

Blockchain Energizer Vol. 6

USA - June 15 2017 There is a lot of buzz around blockchain technology and its potential to revolutionize a wide range of industries from finance and healthcare to real

CFPB Director Informs Consumer Advisory Board That Bureau Will Not Shy Away from Issuing Debt Collection Proposed Rule

USA - June 15 2017 In prepared remarks delivered to the Consumer Advisory Board on Thursday, June 8, 2017, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray