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|Brazilian Federal Revenue Office/Attorney-General Joint Administrative Ruling No. 02/2015|
Carolina M. Bottino, Roberta P. Caneca, Celso Grisi, Ivan Tauil, Eduardo Maccari Telles; Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown LLP;
March 5, 2015, previously published on February 27, 2015On 02/18/2015, the Brazilian Official Gazette published the Federal Revenue Office/Attorney-General Joint Administrative Ruling No. 02/2015, which regulates the federal tax installment program and the payment of tax debts with the Federal Revenue.
|Shenzhen Raises Minimum Wage: Rate to Take Effect from 1 March 2015|
Andy S. Yeo, Esta H. Y. Zhang; Johnson Stokes & Master Mayer Brown JSM;
March 5, 2015, previously published on February 12, 2015On 4 February 2015, the Shenzhen Municipal Human Resources and Social Security Bureau issued a notice (“Notice”) to increase the statutory minimum wage from 1 March 2015.
|US Federal Circuit Approves Patent Trial and Appeal Board’s Claim Construction Standard, Further Insulates PTAB Decisions to Institute Trials from Review|
Kyle Friesen, Sharon A. Israel; Mayer Brown LLP;
March 5, 2015, previously published on February 9, 2015The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has affirmed the decision of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (Board) of the US Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) cancelling three claims of US Patent No. 6,778,074 (the “074 patent”), owned by Cuozzo Speed Technologies,...
|Electronic Discovery & Information Governance - Tip of the Month: Enforcement Actions and the Use of Data Analytics|
Mayer Brown LLP;
March 5, 2015, previously published on February 26, 2015The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is investigating a global investment bank for alleged compliance violations. Although the bank hasexperience with responding to regulators, this particular SEC request is more targeted than those the bank has received in the past, demanding specific...
|Vietnam Land Price Framework, Water Surface Rents and a Number of Problems in Actual Practice|
Nguyet Thi Nguyen; Mayer Brown JSM Vietnam Limited;
March 5, 2015, previously published on February 16, 2015Effective from 29 December 2014, the land price framework issued by the Government of Vietnam were officially implemented. Under the 2014 Land Law, land price frame will be issued every five years for each type of land in each region. During the implementation period, should land price commonly...
|US Federal Judge Enjoins Obama Administration Plan to Stay Removal and Provide Work Authorization for Millions of Undocumented Aliens|
Elizabeth (Liz) E. Stern, Paul Virtue; Mayer Brown LLP;
March 5, 2015, previously published on February 17, 2015On February 16, a federal judge in Brownsville, Texas, issued a preliminary injunction against a plan announced by President Obama last November to defer the removal of several million parents of US citizens and green card holders. The so-called Deferred Action for Parents of Americans (DAPA)...
|US Securities and Exchange Commission Proposes Hedging Disclosure Rules|
Robert E. Curley, Michael L. Hermsen, Laura D. Richman; Mayer Brown LLP;
March 5, 2015, previously published on February 20, 2015On February 9, 2015, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed rules requiring disclosure of hedging by employees, officers and directors.1 This rulemaking is directed by Section 955 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Comments are due by April 20, 2015.
|Anticipated Energy Policy Issues in the 114th US Congress|
David I. Bloom, Michael J. Kelley, Mickey Leibner; Mayer Brown LLP;
February 27, 2015, previously published on December 17, 2014As Republicans prepare to assume control of both the US House and Senate in January, energy issues will be at the top of the agenda. In a number of areas, Republican energy priorities are set to clash with the goals of the Obama administration and the Democratic minority. Legislative action early...
|Mexico’s E&P Round One Kicks Off: Bidding Terms for Shallow Water Areas Released|
Pablo C. Ferrante, Dallas Parker, Gabriel J. Salinas, Jose L. Valera; Mayer Brown LLP;
February 27, 2015, previously published on December 18, 2014On December 11, 2014, the Mexican National Hydrocarbons Commission (CNH) published the bidding and contract terms for the first 14 oil and gas areas in shallow waters, kicking off the first phase of Mexico’s Round One, which will continue throughout 2015.
|New Housing Law and Real Estate Business Law for Vietnam|
Hoang Anh Nguyen, Nguyet Thi Nguyen; Mayer Brown JSM Vietnam Limited;
February 27, 2015, previously published on December 22, 2014On 25 November 2014, the National Assembly passed the Housing Law and the Law on Real Estate Business. The passage of these two laws regarded as a long-awaited legislative breakthrough that establishes a transparent legal framework to meet the changing needs of Vietnam’s real estate market....