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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...

2018 Year in Review - The False Claims Act

Haynes and Boone LLP

The False Claims Act, 31 U.S.C. 3729 et seq. (FCA), continued to be a significant focus of government and whistleblower activity in 2018. This Year...

California’s Governor Proposes the Most Generous Parental Leave in the Country

Epstein Becker Green

On January 10, 2019, newly elected California Governor Gavin Newsom proposed funding six months of partial-paid leave for new parents. The plan, which...

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...

Court of appeal declares notice to arbitrate null due to its attempt to achieve consolidation without consent

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

In South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority v BMT Fleet Technology Ltd the British Columbia Court of Appeal declared a notice to...

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...

2018 Year in Review - The False Claims Act

Haynes and Boone LLP

The False Claims Act, 31 U.S.C. 3729 et seq. (FCA), continued to be a significant focus of government and whistleblower activity in 2018. This Year...

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...

Royal Decree-Law 232018: A new and definitive milestone towards the total opening of the passenger rail transport market to competition (?)

Gómez-Acebo & Pombo Abogados

Royal Decree-Law 232018 of 21 December was published in the Official Journal of Spain on 27 December, thereby transposing Directive (EU) 20162370...


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