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New York Department of Financial Services cyber security examination

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 11 2014

On December 10, 2014, the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) issued a letter to banking institutions chartered or licensed in New York

Standing without injury? Washington Legal Foundation webinar addresses “no-injury” class actions

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 4 2014

The Supreme Court is currently considering a petition for certiorari in Spokeo Inc. v. Robins (pdf), which raises the question whether Congress may

New reporting requirements imposed on foreign direct investments in the United States made after January 1, 2014

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 4 2014

The US Department of Commerce ("Commerce") has announced that foreign direct investments in the United States made after January 1, 2014 will be

United States Court of Appeals for Second Circuit holds that section 546(e) safe harbor protects from avoidance transfers of fictitious profits in connection with Madoff Ponzi scheme

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 11 2014

In In re Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC ("Madoff"), the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit reaffirmed its broad and

National Labor Relations Board focusing on employee use of social media

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 29 2011

Social media has come to play an important role for employees airing workplace grievances

CFTC staff liberalizes conditions of clearing no-action relief for eligible Treasury affiliates

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 5 2014

In No-Action letter 14-144 ("Letter 14-144"), the Division of Clearing and Risk of the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (the "Division"

Limitations on liability exceptions for gross negligence and willful misconduct and the implications for outsourcing agreements

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 12 2013

In outsourcing agreements, parties typically limit their liability to each other. The parties often exclude from those limitations on liability

US government produces unclassified documents in litigation regarding CFIUS review of Chinese investment

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 5 2014

On November 21, 2014, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States ("CFIUS") provided Ralls Corporation ("Ralls") with unclassified

EEOC targets wellness programs

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 26 2014

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently filed two lawsuits against employers alleging violations of the Americans with

Termination fee deemed apportionable business income by California State Board of Equalization

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 15 2012

Following roughly six hours of argument and debate, the California State Board of Equalization (the “Board”) ruled 3-2 against Comcast Cablevision Corp. of CA. (“Comcast”) in holding that: (i) a termination fee received by Comcast on account of a failed merger with MediaOne constituted business income; and (ii) Comcast had a unitary business relationship with QVC, Inc. (“QVC”) and hence QVC’s business income and apportionment factors were required to be included in Comcast’s California combined tax return