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HTMLWTO Appellate Body Rejects Vietnam’s Appeal of US Antidumping Duties on Shrimp
Duane W. Layton, Paulette Vander Schueren, Adrian Verdegay Mena; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 30, 2015, previously published on April 14, 2015
The Appellate Body of the World Trade Organization (WTO) has circulated its report in the dispute (reference DS429) brought by Vietnam challenging the imposition of antidumping duties by the United States on imports of frozen warm-water shrimp. The Appellate Body’s report also addressed...

 

HTMLUS Securities and Exchange Commission Announces First Whistleblower Protection Case Involving Restrictive Language in Confidentiality Agreements
Dana S. Douglas, Marcia E. Goodman, Matthew A. Rossi, Gina T. Saviola; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 16, 2015, previously published on April 6, 2015
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC or Commission) has announced its first enforcement action against a company for using restrictive language in confidentiality agreements, resulting in a Cease and Desist Order by consent that removed language that the SEC asserted could stifle the...

 

HTMLUS Treasury and Commerce Departments Announce Regulations To Implement the New US Policy Toward Cuba
Carol J. Bilzi, Simeon M. Kriesberg, Paul Virtue; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 16, 2015, previously published on January 15, 2015
The US Treasury and Commerce departments announced that on January 16 they will issue certain amendments to US sanctions and export control regulations in order to implement the new US policy toward Cuba that President Obama announced on December 17.1 The amendments, which will take immediate...

 

Adobe PDFUS Securities and Exchange Commission Announces 2015 Examination Priorities
Rory M. Cohen, Leslie S. Cruz, Peter M. McCamman, Stephanie M. Monaco, Amy Ward Pershkow; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 14, 2015, previously published on January 26, 2015
The Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (“OCIE”) of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) has announced its 2015 examination priorities. OCIE stated that, in 2015, it will focus on the following thematic areas: matters of importance to retiring or...

 

Adobe PDFThe US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s “Abusive” Standard — Early Lessons
Catherine A. Bernard, Reginald R. Goeke, Jeffrey H. Redfern; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 14, 2015, previously published on February 12, 2015
The Dodd-Frank Act granted the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or Bureau) the authority to combat “unfair, deceptive, or abusive” practices in the consumer finance industry. “Unfair and deceptive” acts and practices have long been prohibited by the Federal Trade...

 

HTMLSupreme Court Agrees to Decide When ERISA Plans May Recover Benefit Overpayments
Brian D. Netter, Nancy G. Ross; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 14, 2015, previously published on March 31, 2015
When a fiduciary to an employee benefit plan overpays a plan participant, the fiduciary must resort to remedies offered by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). Section 502(a)(3) of ERISA authorizes a fiduciary to recover “appropriate equitable relief”—a nebulous...

 

Adobe PDF2015 Outlook: Data Privacy and Security in the United States, the European Union and Hong Kong
Marcus A. Christian, Rebecca S. Eisner, Daniel Gallagher, Gabriela Kennedy, Karen H. F. Lee; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 13, 2015, previously published on March 19, 2015
Companies and organizations face an ever-expanding set of statutes and regulations regarding consumer privacy, data protection and cybersecurity. Legal standards continue to evolve—and differ-in all major markets, raising particular challenges for multinational businesses.

 

Adobe PDFOCIE and FINRA Announce the Results of Cybersecurity Initiatives
Leslie S. Cruz, Andrew D. Getsinger, Amy Ward Pershkow, Jerome J. Roche, Jeffrey P. Taft; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 13, 2015, previously published on March 25, 2015
On February 3, 2015, the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (“OCIE”) of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) announced the results of their cybersecurity examination...

 

Adobe PDFTransformative Management of a Global, Increasingly Mobile Workforce
Elizabeth (Liz) E. Stern; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 13, 2015, previously published on January 2015
Global companies today operate with talent deployed across every major region of the world, navigating across networks of offices in dozens of countries and client sites, distribution channels, and alliances in an even broader expanse of geographies. As business is conducted on this increasingly...

 

HTMLUnited States Citizenship and Immigration Services Provides Proposed L-1B Visa Guidance Memorandum for Public Comment
Elizabeth (Liz) E. Stern, Paul Virtue; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 13, 2015, previously published on March 27, 2015
On March 24, 2015, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) issued long-awaited proposed guidance to its officers on the adjudication of L-1B visa petitions for “specialized knowledge” transferees. The agency has invited comments from the public by...

 


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