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|WTO Appellate Body Upholds Panel in China - Rare Earths Dispute|
Duane W. Layton, Nikolay Mizulin, Paulette Vander Schueren; Mayer Brown LLP;
August 19, 2014, previously published on August 13, 2014The Appellate Body of the World Trade Organization (WTO) has affirmed a WTO dispute settlement panel’s March 2014 finding that China’s export restraints on rare earths, tungsten, and molybdenum are inconsistent with China’s WTO obligations. The August 7, 2014, decision in China -...
|Administration Expenses: The Next Instalment|
David Allen, Ashley Katz, Devi Shah, Jessica Walker; Mayer Brown International LLP;
August 13, 2014, previously published on August 2014The High Court has rejected the argument that amounts owing to British Gas Trading Ltd (BGT) under post-administration, deemed contracts for the provision of gas and electricity are automatically classed as expenses of the administration. The court has reserved for consideration, however, whether...
|Subscription Credit Facilities and the Volcker Rule|
Timothy R. Hicks, Michael C. Mascia, Wesley A. Misson; Mayer Brown LLP;
August 13, 2014, previously published on Summer 2014On December 10, 2013, the federal financial agencies approved joint final regulations (the “Final Regulation”) implementing section 619 of the Dodd-Frank Act, commonly referred to as the Volcker Rule. Section 619 added a new section 13 to the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956, which...
|The Curious Case of LabMD: New Developments In The “Other” FTC Data-Security Case|
Lei Shen, Evan M. Wooten; Mayer Brown LLP;
August 13, 2014, previously published on August 11, 2014By now, businesses with an interest in data security are aware of FTC v. Wyndham Worldwide Corp., in which a US District Court of New Jersey held that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) can bring enforcement actions for perceived data-security violations without first issuing guidance or standards....
|Governmental Plan Investors and the Borrowing Base|
Zachary K. Barnett, John A. Janicik, Kristin M. Rylko, Matthew A. Simmons; Mayer Brown LLP;
August 13, 2014, previously published on Summer 2014A subscription credit facility, also frequently referred to as a capital call facility (a “Subscription Facility”), is a loan made by a bank or other credit institution (a “Lender”) to a private equity fund (a “Fund”). What distinguishes a Subscription Facility...
|Administrative Ruling PGFN/RFB No. 13/2014|
Roberta P. Caneca, Ivan Tauil, Thais Bandeira de Mello Rodrigues; Mayer Brown LLP;
August 12, 2014, previously published on August 8, 2014On August 1st, 2014, the Brazilian Revenue Services and Office of Attorney-General of the National Treasury enacted the Joint Administrative Ruling PGFN/RFB No. 13/2014, which regulates the application of the Tax Debt Installment Program provided for by Law No. 11.941/2009, as amended by Law No...
|IRS Clarifies Beginning of Construction Rules for Renewable Energy Projects|
Jeffrey G. Davis; Mayer Brown LLP;
August 12, 2014, previously published on August 8, 2014The US Internal Revenue Service (the IRS) has released Notice 2014-46 (the Notice), which provides further clarification about how a taxpayer can satisfy the requirement that construction of a renewable energy project began before January 1, 2014. The Notice, released on August 8, 2014, is welcome...
|ANP Resolution Establishes Procedures for Concessions of Natural Gas Transportation Pipelines|
Bruno Triani Belchior, Alexandre R. Chequer, Leonardo P. Costa, Victor Galante; Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown LLP;
August 11, 2014, previously published on August 7, 2013The Brazilian National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels (“ANP”) enacted on July 31st 2014 the Resolution ANP 39/2014, which regulates the procedures to be adopted in bidding rounds for construction, expansion and operation of natural gas transportation pipelines under...
|SAFE Circular 36: Liberalising Capital Account Settlement for FIEs|
Frank L. Qi, Betty F. K. Tam; Johnson Stokes & Master Mayer Brown JSM;
August 8, 2014, previously published on August 5, 2014On 15 July 2014, the State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE) issued the Circular of the SAFE on Relevant Issues Concerning the Pilot Reform in Certain Areas of the Administrative Method of the Conversion of Foreign Exchange Funds by Foreign-invested Enterprises (“Circular 36”),...
|New York State Department of Financial Services Proposes a “BitLicense” Regulatory Framework for Virtual Currency Businesses|
Matthew Bisanz, Alex C. Lakatos, Jeffrey P. Taft; Mayer Brown LLP;
August 7, 2014, previously published on August 6, 2014The New York State Department of Financial Services (the “NYSDFS”) has released a proposed regulatory framework (the “Proposed Rules”) for New York virtual currency businesses. The Proposed Rules build upon the NYSDFS’ prior activities in the virtual currency space....