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HTMLSwiss Immigration EU Initiative Threatens to Jeopardise Access to Free Market
Kimberley Cottrell; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 12, 2014, previously published on March 10, 2014
On 9 February 2014, 50.3% of Swiss voters backed an initiative calling for quotas on immigrants from the EU. The initiative was proposed by the right wing Swiss People’s Party (SVP) and has caused considerable tension between Switzerland and Brussels. Supporters of the quotas blame the rise...

 

HTMLUkraine: UK Treasury Issues Financial Sanctions Notice against Individuals
Antonio Suarez-Martinez; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 11, 2014, previously published on March 7, 2014
Following the Council of the European Union’s agreement through Council Regulation (EU) 208/2014 on 6 March 2014 to impose financial sanctions, including asset freezes, against certain Ukrainian persons, entities and bodies in view of the situation in Ukraine, the UK Treasury has published...

 

HTMLU.S. Patent and Trademark Office Issues Guidance in View of Prometheus and Myriad
Daniel W. Clarke, Peter F. Corless, Christopher R. Cowles, Ralph A. Loren; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 11, 2014, previously published on March 2014
On March 4, 2014, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued a highly anticipated Guidance for Determining Subject Matter Eligibility of Claims Reciting or Involving Laws of Nature, Natural Phenomena & Natural Products (“Guidance”). The Guidance is promulgated for...

 

HTMLMinistry Of Sound and Spotify Settle Copyright Infringement Dispute
Ellen Hughes-Jones, Akash Sachdeva; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 11, 2014, previously published on March 6, 2014
The arguable king of the nightclub industry Ministry of Sound last week reached a settlement with streaming service Spotify in relation to its claim for alleged copyright infringement over playlists based on Ministry of Sound compilations.

 

HTMLEnterprise Risk Report For Certain New York Insurers Due April 30, 2014
Julie L. Mahaney, Nick Pearson; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 10, 2014, previously published on March 2014
The New York State Department of Financial Services (the “Department”) recently proposed Regulation 203 (the “Proposed Regulation”) which attempts to assess the “enterprise risk” impacting New York authorized insurers and business risks disclosed by New York...

 

HTMLCJEU in Svensson: A Common Sense Solution But Issues Remain
William Haig, Ben Hitchens, Akash Sachdeva; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 27, 2014, previously published on February 2014
The Court of Justice of the European Union issued its long-awaited judgment in in Case C-466/12 Svensson regarding the legality of hyperlinking on 13 February. The case had the potential to upend one of the fundamental building blocks of the internet and electronic communication by deciding that...

 

HTMLVermont Enacts “Legacy Insurance Management Act” for Commercial Run-Off Business
Nick Pearson, Geoffrey E. Rosenblat; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 27, 2014, previously published on February 21, 2014
Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin has signed H. 198, titled the Legacy Insurance Management Act (“LIMA”), in an effort to attract new domestic insurance companies dedicated to run-off business in Vermont. LIMA allows for the formation of Vermont-domiciled insurance companies whose sole...

 

Adobe PDFFebruary 2014 Update on Federal Budget Sequestration Affecting Build America Bonds and Other Direct Pay Bonds
Joe E. Forrester, Christie Lombard Martin, Antonio D. Martini; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 27, 2014, previously published on February 2014
On February 15, 2014, President Obama signed into law S. 25, An Act to ensure that the reduced annual cost-of-living adjustment to the retired pay of members and former members of the Armed Forces under the age of 62 required by the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 will not apply to members or former...

 

HTMLDeferred Prosecution Agreements available from today in England & Wales
Antonio Suarez-Martinez; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 27, 2014, previously published on February 24, 2014
After a long wait and public consultation process, Deferred Prosecution Agreements (“DPAs”) became available to prosecutors in England & Wales from 24 February 2014.

 

HTMLLimitation Periods for Claims against those Assisting with Corruption: A UK Supreme Court Decision
James Maton; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 27, 2014, previously published on February 25, 2014
The United Kingdom’s Supreme Court has handed down an important judgment on the limitation period for two types of claim that can be deployed in civil proceedings against third parties that have wrongfully assisted with the transfer or concealment of corrupt assets. The case is Williams v...

 


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