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|Swiss Immigration EU Initiative Threatens to Jeopardise Access to Free Market|
Kimberley Cottrell; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
March 12, 2014, previously published on March 10, 2014On 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...
|Ministry Of Sound and Spotify Settle Copyright Infringement Dispute|
Ellen Hughes-Jones, Akash Sachdeva; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
March 11, 2014, previously published on March 6, 2014The 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.
|U.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;
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...
|Ukraine: UK Treasury Issues Financial Sanctions Notice against Individuals|
Antonio Suarez-Martinez; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
March 11, 2014, previously published on March 7, 2014Following 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...
|Enterprise Risk Report For Certain New York Insurers Due April 30, 2014|
Julie L. Mahaney, Nick Pearson; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
March 10, 2014, previously published on March 2014The 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...
|February 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;
February 27, 2014, previously published on February 2014On 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...
|MEPS Votes to End the Anonymity of Owners of Companies, Foundations and Trusts|
James Maton, Antonio Suarez-Martinez; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
February 27, 2014, previously published on February 21, 2014On 20 February, the EU’s Economic Affairs and the Justice and Home Affairs committees voted to amend the proposed Fourth EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive (“the AMLD”) to require the ultimate owners of companies, foundations and trusts be listed in public registers in EU...
|An Introduction to Corporate Participation at Lloyd’s|
Damian Connolly, Chris Finney, David R. Kendall, William Slaiding; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
February 27, 2014, previously published on February 2014Lloyd’s of London is perhaps the most famous insurance brand in the world. Yet for those not actively involved in the market, its structure and methods of doing business have until recent years largely remained a mystery. After three centuries of operation (with its capital being provided by...
|Vermont Enacts “Legacy Insurance Management Act” for Commercial Run-Off Business|
Nick Pearson, Geoffrey E. Rosenblat; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
February 27, 2014, previously published on February 21, 2014Vermont 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...
|Limitation Periods for Claims against those Assisting with Corruption: A UK Supreme Court Decision|
James Maton; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
February 27, 2014, previously published on February 25, 2014The 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...