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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...

Gymboree Files for Chapter 22 and Plans to Liquidate

FisherBroyles LLP

On January 16, 2019, Gymboree Group, Inc. and 10 affiliated debtors (collectively, "Debtors" or "Gymboree") filed chapter 11 in the United States...

针对美国专利商标局关于计算机实施的发明的 指导意见的欧洲视角

Marks & Clerk

2019年1月7日美国专利商标局“USPTO”发布了两份针对计算机实施的发明的权利要求的主题适格性和清楚性的审查实践的指导意见在本文中我们对...

Student Worker Unions are Here to StayFor Now

Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP

In 2016, in Columbia University, the NLRB held that students at private institutions have a right to organize. The 3-1 decision overruled a 2004...

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...

Den Mindestlohn betreffende Verfallsklauseln in Arbeitsverträgen sind unwirksam

Bird & Bird LLP

Im September 2018 hat das BAG entschieden, dass in Arbeitsverträgen enthaltene vorformulierte Verfallklauseln aufgrund Verstoßes gegen das...

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...

FX margin trading prohibited

Jingtian & Gongcheng

The State Administration of Foreign Exchange recently found 600 websites guilty of illegally providing foreign exchange (FX) margin trading services...

Can expert evidence be used to determine dishonesty?

RPC

Dishonesty in relation to financial market practices should be determined against an objective standard; expert evidence as to market practices cannot...

Civil liability insurance made mandatory for all motor vehicles

Hogan Lovells

In 2014 the federal government announced that civil liability insurance would be required for motor vehicle owners who travel on federal roads...

Insurer's subrogation right - statute of limitation period

Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados

A recent Portuguese Supreme Administrative Court (PSAC) jurisprudence uniformising decision held that the statute of limitation period of an insurer's...


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