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IRS Releases Proposed Regulations Consolidating Guidance on Reissuance of Tax-Exempt Bonds

Mintz

On December 31, 2018, the Department of Treasury and Internal Revenue Service released long-awaited proposed regulations (the “Proposed Regulations”)...

Russia sanctions: Remove an oligarch, return to business

Hogan Lovells

On 19 December 2018, the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) submitted a notification to Congress that it plans...

US Government Shutdown Impact on Immigration-Related Services

Mayer Brown

The federal government has entered its fourth week of a partial shutdown since December 22, 2018 because of a budget impasse between Congress and the...

A New Year Brings New Ban The Box Laws to the United States Virgin Islands and Westchester County, New York

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

The U.S. Virgin Islands and Westchester County, New York have enacted legislation which brings these jurisdictions into the growing "Ban the Box"...

California and European Privacy FAQs: What is “personal Information?”

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

The California Consumer Privacy Act ("CCPA") was enacted in early 2018 as a political compromise to stave off a poorly drafted, and plaintiff’s...

Contract variations: a short guide

Travers Smith LLP

Contracts are often amended to take account of changed circumstances. But care is needed to avoid the pitfalls. Think about the rest of the contract...

IRS Releases Proposed Regulations Consolidating Guidance on Reissuance of Tax-Exempt Bonds

Mintz

On December 31, 2018, the Department of Treasury and Internal Revenue Service released long-awaited proposed regulations (the “Proposed Regulations”)...

Arbitral proceedings in Nigeria

ǼLEX

A structured guide to arbitral proceedings in Nigeria...

Russia sanctions: Remove an oligarch, return to business

Hogan Lovells

On 19 December 2018, the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) submitted a notification to Congress that it plans...

Updates in Financial Leasing Laws in Egypt

Andersen Tax & Legal Egypt

Recently, in August, President Abdel Fattah el Sisi has ratified Law No. 176 of the year 2018 regulating financial leasing and factoring activities...

US Government Shutdown Impact on Immigration-Related Services

Mayer Brown

The federal government has entered its fourth week of a partial shutdown since December 22, 2018 because of a budget impasse between Congress and the...

Securitisation in shipping: Maltese perspective

Fenech & Fenech Advocates

Over the past couple of years, securitisation has gained popularity in the shipping industry. It is the new contender filling the funding gap faced...

Inside track: Transport, Shipping & Logistics - 16 January 2019

Holding Redlich

Modernised heavy vehicle access - backed by the Federal Liberal and Nationals Government, to slash agricultural industry red tape and boost business...

Cross-Border Insolvency in Switzerland: Amendments to the Law as of 1 January 2019

Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

Within the European Union, cross-border insolvency is governed by the Regulation on Insolvency Proceedings.1 Since Switzerland is not a member state...

Comissão do Senado aprova novo Código Comercial

Baddauy Advogados

Apresentado pelo então Presidente do Senado, o Senador Renan Calheiros, e elaborado por um grupo de juristas, o projeto de Lei do Senado nº 4872013...


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