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De Brauw’s EU Data Retention Guide minimising business and litigation risks

Netherlands - January 13 2014 We are all faced with an ever-increasing volume of records, including emails and traditional paper documents. And legislation and regulation covering

Settlements in brief: HP and Marubeni settle FCPA violations

USA - May 9 2014 Cases on violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act are settled regularly, and we often consider settlements as setting precedents. We provide a

Definition of "qualified investor" until implementation of revised Prospectus Directive

Netherlands - April 12 2012 No prospectus is required where securities are offered only to qualified investors

Landmark ECJ ruling about VAT treatment of fund management fees

European Union - January 13 2016 The European Court of Justice issued a ruling on the VAT exemption for investment fund management on 9 December 2015. The ECJ held in Fiscale eenheid

Resource Guide to the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act revised

USA - September 9 2015 The Resource Guide to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act has recently been revised for the first time by the U.S. Department of Justice and the

Financial Markets in brief - new regulation and other developments

European Union, Netherlands - May 11 2016 There have been many developments in national and European financial markets regulation during the past month. Among other things, the Minister of

Settlements in brief: SEC probe against Las Vegas Sands ends in USD 9 million settlement

USA - May 11 2016 Criminal and supervisory authorities regularly settle enforcement actions. In light of these developments, we advise companies to take appropriate

Companies that self-disclose may get mitigation credit under new DOJ pilot

USA - May 11 2016 The U.S. Department of Justice recently announced an enhanced strategy for enforcement under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. One of the three

Debate continues on US judges’ authority to scrutinise DPAs

USA - May 11 2016 A US court of appeals on 5 April 2016 set aside a US federal judge’s decision to reject a settlement between the Department of Justice and Fokker

Basel Committee wants Pillar 3 disclosure requirements for TLAC

Global - May 11 2016 In March 2016 the Basel Committee published a consultation document in which it proposes Pillar 3 disclosure requirements for the Total Loss