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|Federal Trade Commission Announces Higher Hart-Scott-Rodino Thresholds for 2014|
Scott P. Perlman, John Roberti; Mayer Brown LLP;
January 23, 2014, previously published on January 21, 2014On January 17, 2014, the US Federal Trade Commission announced new thresholds relating to the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended, 15 U.S.C. § 18a. The thresholds govern which mergers or acquisitions must be reported to the FTC and the Department of Justice. Since...
|Certain EU Iran Sanctions To Be Suspended|
Carol J. Bilzi, Zia Gheewalla, Simeon M. Kriesberg, Paulette Vander Schueren; Mayer Brown LLP;
January 17, 2014, previously published on January 16, 2014Following the adoption of the Joint Plan of Action on November 24, 2013, the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Russia, China and Germany concluded an Interim Agreement with Iran over its nuclear program on January 12, 2014. In exchange for certain concessions by Iran over its nuclear...
|Non-Reportable Mergers Under HSR Act Still At Risk for Antitrust Review|
Meytal McCoy, Scott P. Perlman, John Roberti, Richard M. Steuer, Matthew A. Tabas; Mayer Brown LLP;
January 16, 2014, previously published on January 14, 2014Two recent cases involving the US Department of Justice, Antitrust Division (the DOJ) demonstrate that the DOJ and the US Federal Trade Commission (the FTC) will review mergers that otherwise escape the agencies’ scrutiny by falling below the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act (HSR Act) merger filing...
|Understanding Your Rights in Response to a Congressional Subpoena|
Mark Gitenstein, Sean P. McDonnell, David M. McIntosh; Mayer Brown LLP;
January 15, 2014, previously published on January 14, 2014As Congress begins its 2014 session, all signs point to an agenda dominated by aggressive congressional investigations. From the implementation of the Affordable Care Act to the conduct of the NSA surveillance program to perennial concerns over financial services regulation, Congress is likely to...
|The European Union’s New Generalized System of Preferences Now in Effect|
Duane W. Layton, Madelein Perrick, Paulette Vander Schueren; Mayer Brown LLP;
January 14, 2014, previously published on January 14, 2013On January 1, 2014, the European Union’s reformed Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) went into full effect. The number of countries covered by the GSP has been reduced by more than 80. In this report, we highlight the new GSP arrangements and the countries covered.
|CFTC Seeks Comment On November 14 Advisory On Cross-Border “Transaction-Level Requirements”; Staff Extends Relief Until September 15|
Joshua Cohn, Curtis A. Doty, Jerome J. Roche, David R. Sahr; Mayer Brown LLP;
January 8, 2014, previously published on January 06, 2014On January 3, 2014, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) invited public comment on a Staff Advisory1 issued on November 14, 2013, and the CFTC staff simultaneously extended the expiry date of time-limited no-action relief from the effect of the Staff Advisory granted to non-U.S....
|Capital Commitment Subscription Facilities and the Proposed Liquidity Coverage Ratio|
Kiel A. Bowen, J. Paul Forrester, Carol A. Hitselberger, Adam D. Kanter, Michael C. Mascia; Mayer Brown LLP;
January 2, 2014, previously published on December 20, 2013On November 29, 2013, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (FRB), the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC, and collectively, the Agencies) published in the Federal Register a notice of proposed rule making (the Proposed...
|FCC Begins Process to Review Rules for In-Flight Wireless Services|
Angela E. Giancarlo, Howard W. Waltzman; Mayer Brown LLP;
December 18, 2013, previously published on December 17, 2013On December 12, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) officially launched its proceeding to consider a proposal that would permit airlines to install equipment on aircraft that could expand the availability of in-flight wireless services to passengers. The comment period will...
|Second Circuit Clarifies Statute of Limitations in Criminal Conspiracy Cases|
Robert E. Bloch, Kelly B. Kramer, Stephen M. Medlock; Mayer Brown LLP;
December 16, 2013, previously published on December 12, 2013On December 9, 2013, the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit significantly expanded the protections of the statute of limitations in criminal matters by holding that transactions such as interest payments that are tainted by conspiracy are insufficient to extent the statute of limitations....
|WTO Panel Rules Against Aspects of EU Restrictions on the Importing and Marketing of Seal Products|
Zia Gheewalla, Duane W. Layton, Paulette Vander Schueren; Mayer Brown International LLP;
December 13, 2013, previously published on December 12, 2013On November 25, 2013, a World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement panel issued its report in EC - Measures Prohibiting the Importation and Marketing of Seal Products (WT DS400/R; WT/DS401/R) relating to complaints raised by Canada and Norway against regulations promulgated by the European...