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|Three Things US Audit Committee Members Should Consider Now|
David S. Bakst, John P. Berkery, Edward S. Best, James B. Carlson, Michael L. Hermsen; Mayer Brown LLP;
September 19, 2014, previously published on September 11, 2014Audit Committees have seen their responsibilities increase dramatically in 2014. Additionally, they have also faced increased regulatory scrutiny, potential liabilities and proxy and shareholder activist opposition to the re-election of Audit Committee members to the board of directors of the...
|UK, US and Hong Kong Listings - Eligibility and Continuing Obligations|
Kate Ball-Dodd, Robert Hamill; Mayer Brown International LLP;
September 12, 2014, previously published on September 2014In our Equity Capital Markets Spotlight, we compare the eligibility requirements for companies seeking to list their equity securities on the UK, US and Hong Kong markets, together with the continuing obligations which apply once listed.
|WTO Panel Rules Against Argentina Regarding Certain Measures Affecting the Importation of Goods|
Duane W. Layton, Jeffery C. Lowe, Paulette Vander Schueren; Mayer Brown LLP;
September 12, 2014, previously published on September 10, 2014On August 22, 2014, a World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement panel circulated its decision in Argentina - Measures Affecting the Importation of Goods (WT/DS438/R, WT/DS444/R, WT/DS445/R). The United States, the European Union and Japan (the complainants) challenged two separate, broadly...
|Brazilian Federal Revenue Unifies its Understanding Regarding the Services Performed Abroad|
Ivan Tauil, Thais Bandeira de Mello Rodrigues; Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown LLP;
September 12, 2014, previously published on September 10, 2014 The Brazilian Internal Revenue Service (IRS), through Resolution of Divergence No. 8/2014, has recently reformed and unified its understanding regarding the taxation of services provided abroad by Brazilian legal entities under the Deemed Profit regime, which determines the taxable income based on...
|German Insolvency Law - Overview of Insolvency Challenge Rights|
Katharina Heßel, Malte Richter, Marco Wilhelm; Mayer Brown LLP;
September 12, 2014, previously published on September 10, 2014 The most important principle of the German insolvency law is the equal treatment of the creditors of the insolvency debtor. To satisfy their claims, the creditors are entitled to the debtor’s insolvency estate. The insolvency estate consists of the entire assets of the debtor which belong to...
|US Securities and Exchange Commission Decreases Filing Fees|
Michael L. Hermsen; Mayer Brown LLP;
September 10, 2014, previously published on September 8, 2014The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced a decrease in the filing fees to be paid by public companies and other issuers.
|US 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;
September 9, 2014, previously published on September 5, 2014The 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...
|Should We Adopt Weighted Voting Right Structures for Listing and Listed Companies in Hong Kong?|
Jeckle Chiu, Juliana M. S. Lee; Mayer Brown JSM;
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...
|ANP 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;
September 5, 2014, previously published on September 4, 2014The 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.
|CONFAZ 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;
September 4, 2014, previously published on August 29, 2014On 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.