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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...

Volcker Rule: agencies propose to implement community bank exemption and revise name-sharing rule

Sidley Austin LLP

The five US federal agencies responsible for implementing the Volcker Rule have individually released, or are expected to release, a...

AdvaMed Issues Updated Code of Ethics on Interactions with U.S. Health Care Professionals for Medical Device Manufacturers

Sidley Austin LLP

On January 9th, 2019, the Board of Directors for the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) approved an updated version of the...

New York Bans Transgender Discrimination

Fisher Phillips

The New Year has brought long-awaited and historic change to the legal rights of the LBGTQ community in the Empire State. On January 15, the State...

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...

競爭事務委員會調查香港海港聯盟

Deacons

競爭事務委員會競委會近日就香港海港聯盟海港聯盟是否違反香港競爭條例正式展開調查...

Important judgment for taxpayers regarding trading stock valuation

Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

In C:SARS v Volkswagen SA (Pty) Ltd(1) the Supreme Court of Appeal dealt with important principles in the Income Tax Act (581962) -...

Competition Commission to investigate Hong Kong Seaport Alliance

Deacons

The Competition Commission recently launched a formal investigation into whether the Hong Kong Seaport Alliance (Seaport Alliance) has contravened...

Supermac takes a bite out of McDonald’s as it loses the BIG MAC trade mark in the European Union

K&L Gates

Although it may be one of the most famous burgers in the world, on 15 January 2019, Supermac’s (Holdings) Ltd was successful in seeking the...


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