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HTMLShould We Adopt Weighted Voting Right Structures for Listing and Listed Companies in Hong Kong?
Jeckle Chiu, Juliana M. S. Lee; Mayer Brown JSM;
Legal Alert/Article
September 9, 2014, previously published on September 5, 2014
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEx) recently published its long-awaited “Concept Paper - Weighted Voting Rights” (“Concept Paper”) to seek views on whether weighted voting right structures (“WVR Structures”) should be allowed for companies listed or...

 

HTMLUS Banking Regulators Adopt Final Rule to Impose Liquidity Coverage Ratio on Large US Banking Institutions
Scott A. Anenberg, J. Paul Forrester, Carol A. Hitselberger; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 9, 2014, previously published on September 5, 2014
The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (FRB), the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC—and, together with the FRB and FDIC, Agencies), have each adopted a final rule (the Final Rule) to impose a quantitative...

 

HTMLANP Changes Rules for Royalties on Formation Tests
Bruno Triani Belchior, Alexandre R. Chequer, Leonardo P. Costa, Victor Galante; Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 5, 2014, previously published on September 4, 2014
The National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels (“ANP”) adopted a new rule for royalties charged on oil and gas produced during well formation tests, pursuant to the ANP Board of Directors Resolution No. 862 dated August 13, 2014.

 

HTMLCONFAZ ICMS Convention No. 76/2014: Clarifications on the Calculation of Import Content for ICMS Purposes
Carolina M. Bottino, Ivan Tauil; Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 4, 2014, previously published on August 29, 2014
On 08/19/2014, the ICMS Convention No. 76/2014 was published, enacted by the National Finance Policy Council - CONFAZ. It establishes new rules regarding the calculation of the import content in interstate operations with imported goods.

 

HTMLChina Issues Policies on Further Development of the Insurance Industry
Zhen Han, Jing Ye; Johnson Stokes & Master Mayer Brown JSM;
Legal Alert/Article
September 1, 2014, previously published on August 27, 2014
The State Council of the People’s Republic of China has issued Several Opinions on Accelerating the Development of the Modern Insurance Industry (“2014 Insurance Opinions”), effective from 10 August 2014.

 

HTMLTip of the Month: Staying Informed About State Data Breach Laws
Rebecca S. Eisner, Kim A. Leffert, Lei Shen; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 1, 2014, previously published on August 29, 2014
A growing consumer products company is expanding its sales from brick and mortar stores to the Internet. The general counsel, who is charged with overseeing information governance at the company, is interested in keeping abreast of state data breach laws as the company grows and expands into new...

 

HTMLCalifornia Supreme Court Ups the Ante for Employers to Meet the Commissioned Employee Exemption
Andrea M. Weiss, Ruth Zadikany, Lori A. Zahalka; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 30, 2014, previously published on August 21, 2014
Decision: The California Supreme Court recently issued a unanimous decision in Peabody v. Time Warner Cable, Inc., clarifying several issues regarding employer commission plans. Under Time Warner’s commission plan, employees had to meet three specified conditions to “earn” their...

 

HTMLCalifornia District Court Reaffirms that Collective Bargaining Agreements Define When Overtime Begins
Andrea M. Weiss, Ruth Zadikany, Lori A. Zahalka; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 30, 2014, previously published on August 21, 2014
Decision: In Kilbourne v. Coca-Cola Company, the US District Court for the Southern District of California granted partial summary judgment in favor of Coca-Cola in connection with a former employee’s overtime claims. The court held that, although California Labor Code Section 510 sets forth...

 

Adobe PDFAdministrative and Legislative Options to Address US Corporate Inversions
David M. McIntosh, Anthony "Toby" Moffett; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 29, 2014, previously published on August 28, 2014
The topic of tax incentives for US corporations seeking to “invert” and become a subsidiary of a foreign corporation is receiving heightened attention in Congress and federal agencies.

 

Adobe PDFAn Employer can Enforce the Employment Contract against a Departing Employee without Paying Salary
Elizabeth Hodgkinson, Nicholas Robertson; Mayer Brown International LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 27, 2014, previously published on August 2014
In this very recent case, the High Court has decided that the employer was entitled to enforce the contract against a departing employee, even though the employer had deliberately stopped paying salary to the individual. This case offers a boost to employers who, until now, have had to chose...

 


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