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|The NAIC Exposes Two Cyber Security-Related Documents for Comment|
Mayer Brown LLP;
April 13, 2015, previously published on March 25, 2015The first draft document, “Principles for Effective Cybersecurity Insurance Regulatory Guidance” (the “draft cybersecurity guidance”), was developed by the CTF to assist insurance regulators in providing guidance to the insurance industry in its efforts to strengthen data...
|Parliament Set to Bolster Private Competition Actions in the UK|
Kiran S. Desai, Julian Ellison, Miles Robinson, Gillian Sproul; Mayer Brown International LLP;
April 13, 2015, previously published on March 30, 2015The United Kingdom has one of the most advanced regimes in Europe for competition litigation; however, it has not yet seen a substantial uptake of private competition actions.
|Giving Third Parties Contractual Rights - The New Rules|
Bill Amos, Gabriela Kennedy, Mark J. Stevens, Jenny W. Y. Yu; Mayer Brown JSM;
April 13, 2015, previously published on March 18, 2015Hong Kong’s Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Ordinance No.17 of 2014 (the “Ordinance”) was passed in December 2014, and is expected to come into force as Cap. 623 later this year. We are advising clients to treat now as a lead-in period, and take practical steps to get ready....
|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,...
|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.
|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...
|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).
|Ninth Circuit Upholds Substantial Punitive Damages Award in Sexual Harassment Case Despite Award of Nominal Compensatory Damages|
Ruth Zadikany, Lori A. Zahalka; Mayer Brown LLP;
April 7, 2015, previously published on January 28, 2015Decision: In State of Arizona v. Asarco, an en banc Ninth Circuit panel held that a $300,000 punitive damages verdict in a sexual harassment case in which only nominal damages were awarded comported with due process. The plaintiffs in the underlying case successfully established liability for...
|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...