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|Protection Against Sexual Harassment by Customers|
Duncan A. W. Abate, Anita W. C. Lam, Hong Tran; Mayer Brown JSM;
June 30, 2014, previously published on June 19, 2014The Hong Kong government will gazette this Friday, 20 June 2014, a bill to amend the Sex Discrimination Ordinance (Cap 480) to protect service providers from sexual harassment by their customers.
|Normative Expository Act No. 5 of June 16, 2014|
Roberta P. Caneca, Marina Cyrino; Mayer Brown LLP;
June 30, 2014, previously published on June 24, 2014On June 16, 2014, Brazilian Tax Authorities enacted Normative Expository (“ADE”) Act No. 5, which revoked the ADE No. 1/2000. The ADE No. 1/2000 provided for the application of withholding tax in Brazil to payments of service fees to overseas, regardless of the existence of a Tax Treaty...
|Property Management Services Bill — A Proposed Mandatory Licensing Regime To Regulate The Property Management Industry|
Fun Kuen Au; Mayer Brown JSM;
June 19, 2014, previously published on June 18, 2014The Bill proposes a mandatory licensing regime to regulate the provision of property management services, under the supervision of a Property Management Services Authority (the "Authority"). It is proposed to make it a criminal offence for a property management company ("PMC")...
|Beijing Average Monthly Wage Increased to CNY 5,793|
Duncan A. W. Abate, Helen H. Liao, Hong Tran, Andy S. Yeo; Mayer Brown JSM;
June 19, 2014, previously published on June 17, 2014On 6 June 2014 the Beijing Municipal Human Resource and Social Security Bureau and the Beijing Municipal Statistics Bureau announced that the average monthly wage for 2013 was CNY 5,793. This is an increase of 10.9 percent on the previous average monthly wage of CNY 5,223 determined in 2012.
|New York State’s Highest Court Clarifies Scope of “No-Action” Clause Under Trust Indenture|
Michael F. Lotito, Joel Moss, Brian Trust; Mayer Brown LLP;
June 19, 2014, previously published on June 18, 2014New York’s highest court has concluded that a “no-action” clause in a New York law-governed indenture does not bar the commencement of an action or proceeding on a securityholder’s common law or statutory claims relating to the securities when the no-action clause at issue...
|US Navy Issues Solicitation for “Drop-In” Biofuel Blends|
J. Paul Forrester, Cameron S. Hamrick, Marcia G. Madsen; Mayer Brown LLP;
June 17, 2014, previously published on June 12, 2014The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), in conjunction with the US Navy, has issued a solicitation for bulk fuels for DLA Energy’s customers located in the Inland/East/Gulf Coast regions of the United States. The Inland/East/Gulf Coast is the single largest bulk fuels acquisition program, and it...
|US Supreme Court Rules that Bankruptcy Courts Can Issue Proposed Findings in “Core” Matters Involving Stern v. Marshall-Type Claims|
Thomas S. Kiriakos, Michael F. Lotito, Brian Trust; Mayer Brown LLP;
June 17, 2014, previously published on June 10, 2014On June 9, 2014, the US Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision in Executive Benefits Insurance Agency v. Arkison (“Executive Benefits”) that resolved a fundamental bankruptcy procedural issue that had arisen in the wake of Stern v. Marshall (“Stern”).
|Applicability of US Antitrust Law to Foreign Conduct Clarified by Recent Appellate Decisions|
Robert E. Bloch, Kelly B. Kramer, Stephen M. Medlock; Mayer Brown LLP;
June 17, 2014, previously published on June 11, 2014Recent decisions issued from the Second and Seventh Circuits have clarified the applicability of US antitrust law to foreign conduct. On June 4, 2014, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals decided Lotes Co. Ltd. v. Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd., an important case regarding the applicability of...
|US Federal Circuit Rules for Inclusion of Voluntary Respondents' CVD Rates in Calculation of "All Others" Duty Rate|
Matthew J. McConkey, Margaret-Rose Sales; Mayer Brown LLP;
June 17, 2014, previously published on June 12, 2014The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) has reversed a US Court of International Trade (CIT) decision on the calculation of the “All Others” duty rate in countervailing duty (CVD) Investigations. Specifically, the CAFC ruled that the duty margins assigned to the exporters...
|US Federal Circuit Limits Right of Appeal from Contested Cases at the USPTO|
Kyle Friesen, Sharon A. Israel; Mayer Brown LLP;
June 17, 2014, previously published on June 12, 2014In an appeal from a decision in an inter partes reexamination before the US Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO), the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has ruled that the challenger must show some injury-in-fact to have Article III standing at the Federal Circuit. Despite a statutory...