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HTMLIncubating Small Business Exports to Sub-Saharan Africa Through the U.S. Commercial Service
Aron J. Ambia; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 10, 2014, previously published on October 17, 2014
As trade between the United States and Sub-Saharan Africa continues to grow, particular focus should be given to finding strategies that encourage U.S. small businesses to pursue export opportunities for their goods in Sub-Saharan Africa. Because of their role as key drivers of the U.S. economy,...

 

HTMLYou Operate in Africa, Employ Only Africans, and Deal with Only African Governments: Are You Exempt From U.S. FCPA Compliance? Maybe Not.
Mugdha S. Kelkar; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 10, 2014, previously published on November 6, 2014
Even though a company may operate only in Africa, the DOJ and SEC have adopted a broad view of their jurisdiction and have used a relatively small nexus to the United States to establish a hook to prosecute FCPA violations that may have potentially crippling ramifications to the African company....

 

HTMLGetting UK Business Visas for Chinese Nationals Just got Easier
Ian R. Macdonald; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 10, 2014, previously published on November 4, 2014
The UK Home Office just announced changes to simplify the application process for Chinese nationals applying for UK business visas. This change follows intense pressure from the UK business community who want to encourage Chinese investment in the United Kingdom.

 

HTMLLondon Court of International Arbitration Issues New Procedural Rules
Thomas R. Snider; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 10, 2014, previously published on October 7, 2014
Following a trend among the leading international arbitral institutions of making rule changes to reflect the latest developments in international arbitral practice and procedure, the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), one of the world’s leading international arbitral...

 

HTMLNazi-Looted Art: Cornelius Gurlitt and Toren v. Federal Republic of Germany and Free State of Bavaria
Kevin P. Ray; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 10, 2014, previously published on November 3, 2014
The Third Reich’s policy of seizing works of art to build the collection of a planned Fuhrermuseum to be constructed in Linz, Austria, or (for the modern works the regime deemed “entartete Kunst” (degenerate art)) is, by now, well-known. The Rape of Europa (Lynn H. Nicholas,...

 

HTMLGrowing Risk for Consumer Products Companies - Issue Classes
Robert J. Herrington; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 10, 2014, previously published on October 27, 2014
I attended the ABA’s National Institute on Class Actions last week in Chicago, and one theme was clear. Plaintiffs’ lawyers are increasingly fond of asking courts to certify cases so-called “issue classes,” invoking Rule 23(c)(4). They believe that they can pressure...

 

HTMLRetrogression for EB-5 Predicted at IIUSA Conference; July 2013 Cut-Off Discussed
Dillon R. Colucci; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 10, 2014, previously published on October 27, 2014
The Chief of the Visa Control and Reporting Division of the U.S. Department of State, Charles Oppenheim, reported that the EB-5 immigrant visa category would likely retrogress in July 2015. However, this does contradict his prediction provided to AILA earlier last week of retrogression occurring in...

 

HTMLChad and China’s CNPC Reach Settlement on Alleged Environmental Damages
Thomas R. Snider; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 10, 2014, previously published on November 14, 2014
The Republic of Chad and the China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) reportedly reached a settlement in a dispute involving environmental damages allegedly caused by the dumping of excess crude oil by CNPC in Chad. Under the agreement, CNPC agreed to pay Chad US$400 million to settle the...

 

HTMLThe Competition & Markets Authority Imposes Changes to the UK’s Audit Market with Significant Implications for FTSE 350 Companies
Simon Harms; Greenberg Traurig Maher LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 10, 2014, previously published on October 7, 2014
On 26 September 2014, the Competition & Markets Authority (“CMA”) issued its final order implementing changes to the UK’s statutory audit market (the “Final Order”). By way of background, this action represents the final step in a process which commenced in March...

 

HTMLIndonesian Government Raises the Bar on Documenting Work Permit Recommendation Applications
Shaun Staller; Greenberg Traurig LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 10, 2014, previously published on November 13, 2014
In the world of Indonesian immigration, obtaining a TA.01 work permit recommendation is a preliminary step to ultimately gaining a work permit and a limited stay visa, which authorizes a foreign national to engage in certain delineated activities, such as employment.

 


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