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|New Circular Provides Guidance on Decree 187 - Implementing the Provisions of the Commercial Law|
Mai Phuong Nguyen; Mayer Brown LLP;
March 11, 2014, previously published on March 7, 2014The Ministry of Industry and Commerce issued Circular No. 04/2014/TT-BTM (Circular 04) on 27 January 2014 providing details of the provisions of government-issued Decree No. 187/2014/ND-CP (Decree 187), dated 20 November 2013. Decree 187 provides for implementation of the provisions of the...
|Federal Reserve Issues Final Regulation Implementing Dodd-Frank Section 165 Enhanced Prudential Standards for Large US and Non-US Banking Organizations|
Mayer Brown LLP;
March 11, 2014, previously published on March 3, 2014The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System has approved a final rule implementing the enhanced prudential standards contained in section 165 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank Act) for US bank holding companies (BHCs) and foreign banking...
|Third Party Rights Against Insurers and the Bridgecorp Decision - Do Hong Kong Insurers Need to be Concerned?|
Tow Lu Lim, Jenny W. Y. Yu; Mayer Brown JSM;
March 11, 2014, previously published on March 7, 2014The Third Party (Rights Against Insurers) Ordinance Cap 273 (TPRAI) in Hong Kong allows third parties to claim against the wrongdoer's liability insurer in the event of insolvency. The Supreme Court of New Zealand (the country's highest court) found in BFSL 2007 Ltd (in liquidation) v. Steigrad...
|A Spotlight on Fathers - the Arrival of Paternity Leave|
Duncan A. W. Abate; Mayer Brown JSM;
March 10, 2014, previously published on March 6, 2014Draft legislation has now been proposed which will introduce paternity leave and paternity leave pay for many of Hong Kong's employees. This legal update sets out the key elements of the proposed new benefit.
|Decree 187: Implementing the Provisions of the Commercial Law|
Mai Phuong Nguyen, Thi Mai Nguyen; Mayer Brown JSM Vietnam Limited;
March 6, 2014, previously published on March 3, 2014To provide details of the implementation of the provisions of the 2005 Commercial Law in Vietnam on the international sale-purchase of goods, sale-purchase agency, processing, and goods in transit with foreign parties, the government issued Decree No. 187/2013/ND-CP (Decree 187) on 20 November...
|Seventh Circuit Approves FMLA Leave for Trip to Las Vegas with Ill Parent|
Lori A. Zahalka; Mayer Brown LLP;
March 6, 2014, previously published on February 24, 2014Decision: The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the Family Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) entitles qualified employees to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave in order to provide physical and psychological care for a seriously ill family remember, regardless of the geographic area...
|The NIST Cybersecurity Framework - Version 1.0|
Howard W. Waltzman; Mayer Brown LLP;
March 6, 2014, previously published on February 28, 2014On February 12, 2013, President Obama issued Executive Order (EO) 13636, directing the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to establish a “framework to reduce cyber risks to critical infrastructure,” which was defined as “systems and assets, whether physical or...
|US Tax Proposal Could Have Adverse Impact on Renewable Energy Industry|
Jeffrey G. Davis; Mayer Brown LLP;
March 6, 2014, previously published on February 27, 2014On February 26, 2014, US House Committee on Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp released draft tax reform legislation entitled the Tax Reform Act of 2014 (the “Draft”). According to Chairman Camp, the overarching goal of the Draft is to “fix America’s broken tax code by...
|Court of appeal overrules Goldacre and Luminar|
Jennifer Colegate, Caroline Humble, Ashley Katz, Devi Shah, Jessica Walker; Mayer Brown International LLP;
March 6, 2014, previously published on February 25, 2014The Court of Appeal has handed down judgment in the highly anticipated Game case and has overruled the controversial decisions of the High Court in Goldacre and Luminar.
|Electronic Discovery & Information Governance - Tip of the Month: Managing the Risks of Bring Your Own Device|
Therese Craparo, Anthony J. Diana; Mayer Brown LLP;
March 6, 2014, previously published on February 28, 2014Scenario: A multi-national financial institution has decided to implement a Bring Your Own Device (or BYOD) program due to increasing demand from business personnel and a desire to reduce IT costs. The General Counsel’s Office is asked whether there are any legal, regulatory or compliance...