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HTMLConditions on Statutory Inspections of Corporate Books and Records
Richard L. Renck; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 17, 2015, previously published on January 5, 2015
In United Technologies Corp. v. Treppel, No. 127, 2014 (Del. Dec. 23, 2014), the Supreme Court of Delaware reiterated the Court of Chancery’s wide discretion in placing reasonable conditions on a shareholder’s right to inspect corporate books and records pursuant to Section 220(c) of...

 

HTMLGuidance on Disclosure of Overseas Assets When Preparing to File Income Tax Returns in India
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 17, 2015, previously published on January 14, 2015
A fair amount of work is under way amongst financial intermediaries in preparing income tax returns for filing in India. Given the renewed sensitivity and scrutiny of overseas assets of those filing income tax returns in India, it is worthwhile to reiterate the items that require mandatory...

 

HTMLWaiving Arbitration by Pursuing Litigation
Stanley A. Martin; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 17, 2015, previously published on December 15, 2014
Cases concerning waiver of arbitration rights typically get into the nitty-gritty of what the parties did prior to one of them seeking to change course. The First Circuit Court of Appeal recently decided one such case, concluding that engaging in discovery for some nine months - including...

 

HTMLBank Leumi Agreement with Department of Justice Results in Disclosure of Identities of 1,500 U.S. Account Holders
Jon Grouf, James J. Holman, Hope P. Krebs, Anthony D. Martin, Megan R. Worrell; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 17, 2015, previously published on January 12, 2015
These developments raise many significant issues for U.S. persons with undisclosed accounts at Bank Leumi with respect to potential criminal prosecution, civil examinations and the availability of the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program and the Streamlined Programs for residents and nonresidents.

 

HTMLLawyer in Vietnam Oliver Massmann Taxation of Cross Border Services
Oliver Massmann; Duane Morris Vietnam LLC;
Legal Alert/Article
February 17, 2015, previously published on December 26, 2014
Vietnamese Dong is not free convertible currency, therefore, the payment by a domestic to a foreign entity is governed by rules on foreign exchange control.

 

HTMLFalse Claims Act Defendants May Have Possible Counterclaims Against Whistleblowers
Philip H. Lebowitz; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 17, 2015, previously published on December 22, 2014
Although whistleblowers benefit from strong public policies protecting the means by which they assert and support their False Claims Act (FCA) allegations, a recent decision highlights a possible counterclaim theory that empowers defendants to assert claims against the whistleblower. In U.S. ex...

 

HTMLNew Jersey Extends Permit Extension Act Another Year
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 17, 2015, previously published on January 7, 2015
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie re-extended New Jersey's Permit Extension Act, N.J.S.A. 40:55D-136.1 et seq., for a third time by enacting Assembly Bill 3815. This legislation extends the tolling of the approval period for certain real estate development permits until December 31, 2015, as long...

 

HTMLIndia Amplifies Compliance Norms for Wealth Tax Purposes
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 17, 2015, previously published on December 11, 2014
In a recent development, the compliance norms for wealth tax purposes in India have been amplified. Accordingly, overseas assets of persons subject to Indian wealth tax, including:

 

HTMLN.Y. Wage-and-Hour Update: Gov. Cuomo Eliminates the Annual Wage Notice Requirement
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 17, 2015, previously published on January 5, 2015
On December 29, 2014, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed a bill eliminating the Wage Theft Prevention Act's requirement that all private New York employers provide written wage rate notices to their employees by February 1 each year. The original law, which took effect on April 9, 2011,...

 

HTMLNew York Public Authorities Law Amended To Establish That The Time To File A Notice Of Claim Against The NYC School Construction Authority Is To Commence At "Denial" Of Claim, As Opposed To "Accrual" Of Claim
Jose A. Aquino; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 17, 2015, previously published on December 19, 2014
On December 17, 2014, New York Governor Cuomo signed into law a bill to amend the New York Public Authorities Law, in relation to contractual claims and actions against the New York City School Construction Authority (“SCA”). The amendment adds an additional sentence to §1744(2) of...

 


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