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|HETA ASSET RESOLUTION AG: Austrian Financial Market Authority Imposes Temporary Debt Moratorium|
Dr. Simon Grieser, Andreas Lange, Dr. Jochen Seitz, Dr. Jorg Wulfken; Mayer Brown LLP;
March 18, 2015, previously published on March 11, 2015By an ordinance (Mandatsbescheid) issued on March 1, 2015, the Austrian Financial Market Authority (“FMA”) has initiated the resolution of HETA ASSET RESOLUTION AG (“HETA”). HETA is the “bad bank” that was established to assume and manage large parts of the...
|U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission Issues No-Action Letter Relating to Insurance-Linked Securities|
Richard K. Pan, Stephen G. Rooney, Richard B. Spitzer; Mayer Brown LLP;
March 18, 2015, previously published on December 31, 2014On December 18, 2014, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) issued a no-action letter (CFTC Letter 14-152) providing relief from commodity pool operator (CPO) registration for operators of certain insurancelinked securities (ILS) issuers.
|Germany Introduces Rules on Female Quota for Supervisory Boards and Leadership Positions|
Dr. Ulrike Binder, Dr. Guido Zeppenfeld; Mayer Brown LLP;
March 18, 2015, previously published on March 13, 2015Germany introduces a statutory minimum quota for female representatives on supervisory boards of co-determined (50/50), listed companies. In addition, the new law obligates numerous companies to observe rules regarding the composition of their supervisory boards and leadership positions.
|Part 1: Competition Starts Now - Hong Kong Competition Law Series|
Hannah C. L. Ha, John M. Hickin; Mayer Brown LLP;
March 18, 2015, previously published on March 11, 2015The impending commencement of Hong Kong's first cross-sector competition law brings to Hong Kong businesses a fresh challenge of managing competition law risk.
|CFIUS Annual Report Reveals Increase in Scrutiny of Foreign Investments in the United States and Perceived Threat To Critical US Technologies|
Timothy J. Keeler, Simeon M. Kriesberg, Kelsey M. Rule; Mayer Brown LLP;
March 10, 2015, previously published on March 3, 2015The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) issued its Annual Report to Congress in February 2015, covering CFIUS activity during calendar year 2013. The report reflects the US government’s intensified scrutiny of risks to US national security from foreign investment....
|US Federal Judge Enjoins Obama Administration Plan to Stay Removal and Provide Work Authorization for Millions of Undocumented Aliens|
Elizabeth (Liz) E. Stern, Paul Virtue; Mayer Brown LLP;
March 5, 2015, previously published on February 17, 2015On February 16, a federal judge in Brownsville, Texas, issued a preliminary injunction against a plan announced by President Obama last November to defer the removal of several million parents of US citizens and green card holders. The so-called Deferred Action for Parents of Americans (DAPA)...
|What ERISA Plan Fiduciaries Can Learn From Tibble v. Edison International|
Reginald R. Goeke, Brian D. Netter, Nancy G. Ross; Mayer Brown LLP;
March 5, 2015, previously published on February 26, 2015On February 24, the US Supreme Court heard arguments in an ERISA case challenging the prudence of certain investment options included within a 401(k) lineup. Although a decision is not expected until spring, certain risk avoidance lessons for plan sponsors and fiduciaries follow from the...
|US Federal Circuit Approves Patent Trial and Appeal Board’s Claim Construction Standard, Further Insulates PTAB Decisions to Institute Trials from Review|
Kyle Friesen, Sharon A. Israel; Mayer Brown LLP;
March 5, 2015, previously published on February 9, 2015The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has affirmed the decision of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (Board) of the US Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) cancelling three claims of US Patent No. 6,778,074 (the “074 patent”), owned by Cuozzo Speed Technologies,...
ICMS Conventions No. 3/2015, No. 4/2015 and No. 6/2015: Tax Amnesty Programs
for the States of Tocantins, Paraná, Maranhão and the Federal District|
Carolina M. Bottino, Roberta P. Caneca, Celso Grisi, Ivan Tauil, Eduardo Maccari Telles; Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown LLP;
March 5, 2015, previously published on February 11, 2015On 02/06/2015, the Official Gazette published the CONFAZ ICMS Conventions No. 3/2015, No. 4/2015, and No. 6/2015 enacted by the National Finance Policy Council - CONFAZ.
|Vietnam Land Price Framework, Water Surface Rents and a Number of Problems in Actual Practice|
Nguyet Thi Nguyen; Mayer Brown JSM Vietnam Limited;
March 5, 2015, previously published on February 16, 2015Effective from 29 December 2014, the land price framework issued by the Government of Vietnam were officially implemented. Under the 2014 Land Law, land price frame will be issued every five years for each type of land in each region. During the implementation period, should land price commonly...