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Adobe PDFThe Video Protection Privacy Act: Risks And Considerations When Enabling A “Like” Button On Web-Based Video Content
Charles E. "Chuckie" Harris; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 9, 2014, previously published on October 3, 2014
In a recent seminal decision in the action In re: Hulu Privacy Litigation (“Hulu”), No. C 11-03764 LB (N.D. Cal. filed June 17, 2014), the Northern District of California denied class certification, without prejudice, to a putative class alleging that, when they pressed a...

 

HTMLUS Supreme Court Grants Certiorari in Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Abercrombie & Fitch Stores, Inc.
Miriam R. Nemetz; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 9, 2014, previously published on October 3, 2014
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 makes it an unlawful employment practice for an employer to discharge or refuse to hire an individual because of the individual’s religious observance or practice unless the employer demonstrates that it is unable to accommodate the practice without...

 

HTMLUS Supreme Court Grants Certiorari in Tibble v. Edison Int’l
Brian D. Netter, Nancy G. Ross; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 9, 2014, previously published on October 3, 2014
The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) permits plan participants to challenge the prudence of actions by plan fiduciaries as long as they do so within six years. On October 2, 2014, the Supreme Court granted certiorari in Tibble v. Edison Int’l, No. 13-550, to decide whether plan...

 

Adobe PDFIssues in Relation to Mining Projects in Burkina Faso
Sarai Jacob, Rachel Speight; Mayer Brown International LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 30, 2014, previously published on September 30, 2014
Burkina Faso has been ranked by the Fraser Institute as one of the top five most attractive African countries for mining investment.

 

Adobe PDFThe IRS and Treasury Issue New Anti-Inversion Guidance
James R. Barry, Jason S. Bazar, Lee Morlock; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 26, 2014, previously published on September 25, 2014
Following weeks of anticipation and speculation about administrative guidance on corporate inversions, the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) and the Treasury Department (“Treasury”) released Notice 2014-52 (“Notice”) on September 22, 2014, describing new...

 

HTMLBrazil’s Internal Revenue Service Amends Provisions Covering Tax Rules for Legal Entities in the Tax Transition Regime
Roberta P. Caneca, Ivan Tauil, Thais Bandeira de Mello Rodrigues; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 26, 2014, previously published on September 25, 2014
The Federal Revenue Office published Normative Instruction No. 1,492/2014 on September 18, 2014, amending the provisions of Instruction No 1,397/2013 regarding the Transition Tax Regime (RTT).

 

Adobe PDF“Inc.” No Longer a Safe Shield - Federal Circuit Greatly Expands Officer/Shareholder Liability Resulting from US Customs Violations
Sydney H. Mintzer, Jing Zhang; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 25, 2014, previously published on September 23, 2014
On September 16, 2014, an en banc panel of the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (the “En Banc Panel”) issued a far-reaching decision, Trek Leather III, greatly expanding corporate shareholders’ and officers’ potential liability for customs violations. It reversed...

 

Adobe PDFBreaking Up Is Hard to Do: Is Collaborative Law an Option for Resolving M&A Disputes?
Christian W. Fabian, Brian A. Slade; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 25, 2014, previously published on September 2014
Breaking up is hard to do, especially when the corporate romance sours in a merger or acquisition. Post-closing disputes in mergers and acquisitions (“M&A”) are complex, costly and time-consuming. In the courtship stage of an M&A deal, the parties may overlook differences, the seller...

 

Adobe PDFThe New Deal: Hedge Fund Management Fees Are Subject to Social Security Taxes
Mark H. Leeds; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 25, 2014, previously published on September 23, 2014
It’s probably fair to speculate that there were significant numbers of tax aficionados (including the author of this article) among the audience for Ken Burns’ recent public television extravaganza on the Roosevelt dynasty. Unfortunately for this segment of the audience, the...

 

Adobe PDFAnalysis of Mozambique’s New Hydrocarbons Legal Regime
Alexandre R. Chequer, Gonçalo Falcão, Victor Galante, James Nwankwo, Paulo Rage; Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 23, 2014, previously published on September 19, 2014
This update addresses the main features of the New Hydrocarbons Law of Mozambique, which became effective on August 18, 2014.

 


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