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NSCC in war on retention
  • Mayer Brown
  • United Kingdom
  • March 31 2011

The National Specialist Contractors Council has adopted a no retention policy and is recommending that, while its specialist contractors are free to negotiate their own contract terms, at the outset of a project, the specialist subcontractor should inform the contractor or client that they do not accept cash retention and propose a retention bond as an alternative.


Duties of care agree one, get one free?
  • Mayer Brown
  • United Kingdom
  • March 31 2011

A contractor or subcontractor may owe its client a duty of care in contract but does it owe a concurrent duty in tort?


If your US client or customer goes bust don’t make it worse
  • Mayer Brown
  • United Kingdom
  • March 31 2011

Insolvency of your client or customer is bad news, even if, these days, it comes as no surprise.


Domain name and trade mark scams in China
  • Mayer Brown
  • China
  • March 25 2011

For a few years, many brand owners have received emails from domain name registrars or IT consultant companies based in China claiming that someone is trying to register English domain names (usually .CN, .HK, .TW), Chinese domain names, Internet Keywords andor Wireless Keywords that are identical or similar to the famous trade marks or domain names belonging to the brand owners, and urging the brand owners to immediately apply for registration to pre-empt the alleged bad faith applications.


California Bar clarifies rules governing wireless network use
  • Mayer Brown
  • USA
  • February 9 2011

Attorneys owe their clients a duty of confidentiality and competence.


Economic duress again a sign of the times?
  • Mayer Brown
  • United Kingdom
  • July 26 2010

In Kolmar v Traxpo a party that had agreed to purchase methanol urgently required for a very important client was forced by the seller to agree to an increase in price and a reduced quantity.


SEC adopts amendments to its investment adviser registration form (Part 2 of Form ADV)
  • Mayer Brown
  • USA
  • July 23 2010

At an open meeting convened on July 21, 2010, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted to adopt amendments to Part 2 of Form ADV and related rules.


IRS extends liberalized lending period for CFC loans to related US companies in Notice 2010-12
  • Mayer Brown
  • USA
  • December 31 2009

On December 28, 2009, the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) published Notice 2010-12, which extends for another taxable year the current liberalized rules that permit a foreign subsidiary to make short-term loans to its US parent to ease liquidity.