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HTMLManaging the Risks and Costs Associated with Enterprise Social Networks
Therese Craparo, Anthony J. Diana; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 5, 2014, previously published on July 31, 2014
An international company has decided to launch an enterprise social network to facilitate a more collaborative work environment. The Chief Data Officer is tasked with forming and leading a committee to assess any risks associated with the implementation of the new technology, to encourage employee...

 

HTMLHong Kong Court Recognises Foreign Liquidators
Jennifer Colegate, Justine T. K. Lau, Edmund M. S. Ma, Richard M. Tollan; Mayer Brown International LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 5, 2014, previously published on August 4, 2014
Did you know that a liquidator of a foreign company may seek the assistance of the Hong Kong Court to obtain orders for the production of information which orders are, in substance, of the type made in Hong Kong windings-up under section 221(3) of the Companies (Winding-up and Miscellaneous...

 

Adobe PDFDisclosure of Company Name - What Else and What Next?
Loretta W.M. Chan, Patrick C. K. Wong; Mayer Brown JSM;
Legal Alert/Article
August 5, 2014, previously published on August 4, 2014
On 3 March 2014, the Companies Ordinance (Cap.622) (“CO”) together with 12 items of subsidiary legislation commenced operation. One item of the subsidiary legislation - Companies (Disclosure of Company Name and Liability Status) Regulation (Cap.622B) (“Regulation”) - has...

 

Adobe PDFShared Parental Leave: Top 5 Issues to Consider
Nicholas Robertson; Mayer Brown International LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 5, 2014, previously published on July 2014
The introduction of shared parental leave is intended to provide a framework to support modern working families and allow them to balance childcare responsibilities. Three sets of draft regulations covering shared parental leave and pay have just been laid before Parliament and are due to come into...

 

HTMLSEFAZ/PGE Ruling No. 176/2014: Tax Amnesty Program for the State of Rio de Janeiro
Carolina M. Bottino, Ivan Tauil; Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 1, 2014, previously published on July 30, 2014
On 07/24/2014, SEFAZ/PGE Ruling No. 176/2014 was published in the Official Gazette. It regulates the Tax Amnesty Program for the State of Rio de Janeiro, which was authorized by CONFAZ ICMS Convention No. 128/2013, allowing the waiver or reduction of penalties and interest related to the Tax on...

 

HTMLChamperty Doesn’t Pay! - HKSAR v. Ip Hon Ming & Others
Marina O. K. Fung; Mayer Brown JSM;
Legal Alert/Article
July 31, 2014, previously published on July 28, 2014
The District Court of Hong Kong recently convicted a solicitor and a recovery agent for champerty, sending a clear message to recovery agents and solicitors that litigation funding in return for a fee is illegal.

 

HTMLDispute over Jurisdiction between CADE and BACEN Reaches an End
Eduardo Molan Gaban; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 31, 2014, previously published on July 11, 2014
On July 9th, 2014, Judge Dias Toffoli of the Brazilian Supreme Court of Justice, decided in the BCN v. Administrative Council for Economic Defense (CADE) case (Appeal No. 664.189), that the Brazilian Central Bank (BC) has exclusive jurisdiction to analyze and rule on antitrust matters concerning...

 

HTMLUS Federal Trade Commission Challenge Reminds Companies To Be Wary About Communicating with Competitors
Scott P. Perlman, Matthew A. Tabas; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 26, 2014, previously published on July 24, 2014
The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has settled charges that two of the leading online barcode resellers violated Section 5 of the FTC Act by inviting competitors to collude and raise prices for barcodes sold over the Internet. Even though the settlement essentially only requires the online...

 

HTMLGood News for Hong Kong Companies with Bilingual Names
Loretta W.M. Chan, Patrick C. K. Wong; Mayer Brown JSM;
Legal Alert/Article
July 26, 2014, previously published on July 25, 2014
Since the commencement of the Companies (Disclosure of Company Name and Liability Status) Regulation (Cap.622B) ("Regulation"), a subsidiary legislation of the Companies Ordinance (Cap.622) in March this year, practitioners and compliance professionals have been concerned about its impact...

 

Adobe PDFUS Appellate Court Clarifies Due Process Rights for Parties Subject to CFIUS Review of Foreign Investments
Timothy J. Keeler, Simeon M. Kriesberg, Kelsey Rule, Margaret-Rose Sales; Mayer Brown LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 26, 2014, previously published on July 22, 2014
The US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit has reversed a lower court’s ruling and held that companies undergoing review by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS or the Committee) have a due process right to notice of unclassified evidence and an opportunity to rebut...

 


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