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|The National Conference of Insurance Legislators Considers a Proposed Model Act to Regulate Insurance Requirements for Transportation Networking Companies (“TNCs”) and Transportation Network Drivers|
David W. Alberts, Lawrence R. Hamilton, Colin Scagell, Nicole Zayac; Mayer Brown LLP;
April 13, 2015, previously published on March 25, 2015TNC insurance coverage issues have attracted significant interest from legislators and regulators around the country in light of the increasing popularity of TNCs (also called “commercial ride-sharing companies”), which use an online application or platform developed and administered by...
|2015 Outlook: Data Privacy and Security in the United States, the European Union and Hong Kong|
Marcus A. Christian, Rebecca S. Eisner, Daniel Gallagher, Gabriela Kennedy, Karen H. F. Lee; Mayer Brown LLP;
April 13, 2015, previously published on March 19, 2015Companies and organizations face an ever-expanding set of statutes and regulations regarding consumer privacy, data protection and cybersecurity. Legal standards continue to evolve—and differ-in all major markets, raising particular challenges for multinational businesses.
|Hong Kong Competition Law Series†- Part 3: Cardinal Sin No. 1†- Price Fixing|
Hannah C. L. Ha, John M. Hickin; Mayer Brown JSM;
April 13, 2015, previously published on March 25, 2015Last week we gave you an overview of the four Cardinal Sins under the Competition Ordinance. This week we discuss Cardinal Sin No.1 - price fixing.
|Employer Vicariously Liable for Assault by an Employee on Another|
Duncan A. W. Abate, Marina O. K. Fung, Hong Tran; Mayer Brown JSM;
April 8, 2015, previously published on March 18, 2015In Yeung Mei Hoi v Tam Cheuk Shing and Another  HKCA 109, the Court of Appeal reversed the decision from the Court of First Instance and held that the employer was vicariously liable for an assault committed by its employee to another employee.
|With New Net Neutrality Rules, FCC Asserts Sweeping Jurisdiction Over Broadband Internet Access Services|
Angela E. Giancarlo, Howard W. Waltzman, Brantley Webb; Mayer Brown LLP;
April 8, 2015, previously published on March 17, 2015On March 12, 2015, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC” or “the Commission”) released its Open Internet Order (“Order”) and rules. Based on the FCC’s finding that “broadband providers hold all the tools necessary to deceive consumers, degrade...
|The Internet of Things|
Lei Shen, Howard W. Waltzman; Mayer Brown LLP;
April 8, 2015, previously published on March 17, 2015The proliferation of smart phones raised novel privacy and security concerns due to the unprecedented amounts and types of personal information that these devices and their applications could collect, use, store and share. Many aspects of our lives-communications, social interactions, shopping,...
|Taxation of Indirect Sales of Chinese Investments|
Pieter L. de Ridder; Mayer Brown JSM (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.;
April 7, 2015, previously published on March 11, 2015As anticipated, on 6 February 2015, China's State Administration of Taxation (SAT) issued Public Notice  No. 7 ("Public Notice 7") dealing with indirect transfers of Chinese taxable assets. It substantially replaces Circular 698 and Bulletin 24 and introduces a new reporting regime...
|California Appellate Court Upholds On-Duty Rest Periods|
Ruth Zadikany, Lori A. Zahalka; Mayer Brown LLP;
April 7, 2015, previously published on January 28, 2015Decision: In Augustus v. ABM Security Services, Inc., a California Court of Appeal reversed a $94 million judgment in a wage-and-hour class action, rejecting the plaintiffs’ theory that the company violated wage-and-hour laws by requiring some employees to remain “on call” and...
|Federal Revenue Ordinance No. 1|
Carolina M. Bottino, Roberta P. Caneca, Celso Grisi, Ivan Tauil, Eduardo Maccari Telles; Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown LLP;
April 7, 2015, previously published on February 25, 2015On February 18, 2015 the Federal Revenue Ordinance no. 1 was enacted, which regulates the federal tax installment program, applied to companies and shareholders that are under judicial reorganization, instituted by the Law 13.043/14 (derived from the conversion of Provisional Measure 651/14).
|Court Fee increases from Monday|
Miles Robinson, Kate Wilson; Mayer Brown International LLP;
April 7, 2015, previously published on March 5, 2015In January 2015, the Government announced a dramatic increase in the fee for issuing Court proceedings in money claims worth £10,000 or more. Following Parliamentary approval on 4 March, the new fees will come into force on 9 March. Until now, the highest issue fee for a money claim has been...