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FIRRMA Broadens Scope of Foreign Investments Subject to CFIUS Review

Jones Day

FIRRMA establishes a streamlined process for certain parties to submit a short-form "declaration" in lieu of a traditional notice and provides that...

Bankruptcy Court Lacks Power to Substantively Consolidate Nondebtor, Nonprofit Entities With Archdiocese Debtor

Jones Day

In the wake of scandal-driven bankruptcies filed by nearly 20 U.S. Roman Catholic dioceses and religious orders, scrutiny has been increasingly...

Special Rules Governing Rejection of Certain Intellectual Property Licenses in Bankruptcy

Jones Day

In In re SIMA Int'l, Inc., 2018 WL 2293705 (Bankr. D. Conn. May 17, 2018), the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Connecticut ruled that a...

Cryptocurrency

Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP

What should private fund managers know about investing in digital assets and blockchain technologies? Partner Marc Elovitz outlines the key...

US Tax Considerations

Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP

What recent developments in U.S. tax law should non-U.S. managers be focused on? Special counsel David Griffel discusses relevant U.S. tax law as of...

Health Canada publishes guidance documents that address reporting of adverse reactions

Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

Health Canada recently published two guidance documents, effective 23 May 2018, that address the reporting of adverse reactions to marketed health...

Where might the government's Brexit white paper lead us?

Lewis Silkin

Although massively contentious, the government's white paper proposals on the relationship between the United Kingdom and the European...

Indonesian Shipping Law: Cargo and Passenger Claims

SSEK Indonesian Legal Consultants

The Indonesian Commercial Code (ICC) provides that a carrier is liable to provide compensation for any damages arising from its failure to deliver...

Victorian Environment Protection Amendment Bill 2018 passes the Upper House

Baker McKenzie

The Environment Protection Amendment Bill 2018 passed the Victorian Legislative Council last Thursday (9 August 2018). The Bill proposes fundamental...

Administrative procedures online

Arias

On July thirty-first of the current year, the General Administrative Provision Nº 01-2018 "Online registry of taxpayers" and the General...

Local Trademark Applications versus International Registrations: Unsettled Practice in Turkey Suggests Local Applications are Wiser in Short Term

Moroğlu Arseven

International intellectual property right-holders generally prefer to deal with Turkish trademark rights via an International Registration Application...

Hungary Issues New Digital Archiving Rules

Baker McKenzie

Legal provisions concerning digital archiving regulate the conditions for retaining as electronic documents the originals of those documents, of which...

Enforcement of Foreign Judgements in Lebanon

Mitry Lawyers

A foreign judgment can be enforced in Lebanon pursuant to a grant of exequatur (recognition) by the Lebanese Civil Court of Appeal provided the...

Where does the duty of care of a driver owed to a passenger begin and end?

Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers

The Court of Appeal dismissed an appeal against a decision which held that the respondent driver was not negligent in failing to apply the brakes when...

Amendment to Insurance Law mandates insurance products for disabilities

Hogan Lovells

A recent amendment to the Insurance Law has mandated medical expenses insurers to offer insurance products that cover risks which can cause...


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