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|First Recommended Decision in Contested CFPB Adjudication issued by US Securities and Exchange Commission ALJ|
Catherine A. Bernard, Reginald R. Goeke, Jeffrey H. Redfern; Mayer Brown LLP;
February 26, 2015, previously published on December 16, 2014On November 25, 2014, US Securities and Exchange Commission Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) Cameron Elliot issued the first-ever “recommended decision” in a contested Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) adjudication.
|US Second Circuit Heightens the Standard of Proof Required To Sustain Tipper/Tippee Insider Trading Convictions|
Melanie M. Burke, Joseph De Simone, William Michael, Richard M. Rosenfeld, Matthew A. Rossi; Mayer Brown LLP;
February 26, 2015, previously published on December 15, 2014On December 10, 2014, in United States v. Newman, et al., the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit clarified the elements required to establish insider trading in tipper/tippee cases by holding that “in order to sustain a conviction for insider trading, the government must prove beyond...
|CADE Updates Effects Test for Jurisdiction in Merger Control in Brazil|
Michael A. Molano; Mayer Brown LLP;
February 26, 2015, previously published on December 10, 2014 Brazil’s Council for Economic Defence (“CADE”) recently issued a decision in which it once again had to determine whether transactions that are carried out in different jurisdictions are required to be submitted to CADE when objective turnover thresholds are met, but where the...
|US Supreme Court Rules Employers Do Not Need to Pay Employees For Post-Shift Time in Security Lines|
Maritoni D. Kane, Andrew S. Rosenman, Ruth Zadikany, John Zaimes; Mayer Brown LLP;
February 26, 2015, previously published on December 16, 2014In a unanimous decision authored by Justice Clarence Thomas, the US Supreme Court has ruled that Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) does not require that employees be compensated for time spent going through (and waiting to go through) security screenings before leaving the workplace.
|US Second Circuit Eases Banks’ Garnishment Burdens in Recent TRIA and FSIA Decisions|
Mark G. Hanchet, Christopher J. Houpt; Mayer Brown LLP;
February 26, 2015, previously published on November 14, 2014In recent years, banks have found themselves named as parties in their capacities as garnishees in enforcement litigation brought by judgment creditors of governments or entities that have been designated as terrorist parties. Two decisions from the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit spell...
|The German Federal Constitutional Court Declared the Inheritance Tax Law Not Fully Constitutional - Order of Continued Validity Until June 30, 2016|
Ingo Kleutgens; Mayer Brown LLP;
February 26, 2015, previously published on December 30, 2014In a judgement released on December 17, 2014 (1 BvL 21/12), the Federal Constitutional Court (Bundesverfassungsgericht - “BVerfG”) declared the applicable Inheritance and Gift Tax law partly (especially the exemption regulations for business assets) unconstitutional.
|Brazil Round 13 Approved by National Energy Policy Council|
Bruno Triani Belchior, Alexandre R. Chequer, Leonardo P. Costa, Victor Galante; Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown LLP;
February 26, 2015, previously published on December 12, 2014The National Energy Policy Council (CNPE), in a meeting of December 9, 2014, approved the Brazilian Petroleum Agency’s (ANP) recommendation for promotion of the Brazil Round 13.
|What Do Employers Need to Know About Competition Law? (Episode 9 - Group Boycotts)|
Hannah C. L. Ha, John M. Hickin; Mayer Brown JSM;
February 26, 2015, previously published on December 3, 2014 In the previous episode of this series, Mayer Brown JSM discussed how a non-solicitation agreement between competitors differs from the typical restrictive covenants in an employment contract. Colin, now feeling quite learned, is ready to learn more...
|Food & Beverage Liberalisation and Vietnam's WTO Commitments|
David Harrison, Viet Hung Nguyen; Mayer Brown JSM Vietnam Limited;
February 26, 2015, previously published on December 15, 2014It has been seven years since Vietnam became a member of the World Trade Organisation (WTO). Since its accession, there are a number of service sectors which have been liberalised to foreign investors pursuant to the Specific Commitments in Services of Vietnam to WTO ("WTO Commitments")....
|US Congress Expands Sanctions against Russia|
Carol J. Bilzi, Simeon M. Kriesberg, Mickey Leibner; Mayer Brown LLP;
February 26, 2015, previously published on December 19, 2014In response to Russian actions in Ukraine, the United States has imposed progressively stronger sanctions against Russia over the past several months, both by legislative and by executive action. The latest step was taken on December 13, 2014, when Congress unanimously passed the Ukraine Freedom...