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|United States Citizenship and Immigration Services Provides Proposed L-1B Visa Guidance Memorandum for Public Comment|
Elizabeth (Liz) E. Stern, Paul Virtue; Mayer Brown LLP;
April 13, 2015, previously published on March 27, 2015On March 24, 2015, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) issued long-awaited proposed guidance to its officers on the adjudication of L-1B visa petitions for “specialized knowledge” transferees. The agency has invited comments from the public by...
|Main Legal Issues Regarding Financing of Mining Projects in Eritrea|
Ian Coles, Rachel Speight; Mayer Brown International LLP;
April 13, 2015, previously published on January 2015The mining potential of the small eastern African country, Eritrea, is unexploited. In 2009, the Eritrean government granted eight new exploration licences to foreign mining companies. Mining in Eritrea has attracted the interest of more than 14 mining and exploration firms from Australia, Bermuda,...
|OCIE and FINRA Announce the Results of Cybersecurity Initiatives|
Leslie S. Cruz, Andrew D. Getsinger, Amy Ward Pershkow, Jerome J. Roche, Jeffrey P. Taft; Mayer Brown LLP;
April 13, 2015, previously published on March 25, 2015On February 3, 2015, the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (“OCIE”) of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) announced the results of their cybersecurity examination...
|NYDFS Letter to Insurance Executives Regarding Cyber Security|
Rebecca S. Eisner, Lawrence R. Hamilton, A. John P. Mancini, Jeffrey P. Taft, James R. Woods; Mayer Brown LLP;
April 13, 2015, previously published on March 27, 2015Following up on its promise to “integrate regular, targeted assessments of cyber security preparedness at insurance companies as part of [its] examination process,” the New York Department of Financial Services (“DFS”) issued a letter on March 26, 2015, to chief executive...
|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.
|The New Foreign Investment Catalogue Finalised - What is the Trend for Foreign Investment in the PRC?|
Ian K. Lewis, Frank W. Yang; Johnson Stokes & Master Mayer Brown JSM;
April 13, 2015, previously published on March 19, 2015On 13 March 2015, the National Development and Reform Commission (“NDRC”) and Ministry of Commerce (“MOFCOM”) jointly released the 2015 version of the Foreign Investment Industrial Guidance Catalogue (“2015 Catalogue”) to replace the current catalogue adopted in...
|Solvency II - EIOPA Publishes Final Reports on Equivalence of Bermuda, Japan and Switzerland|
David W. Alberts, Lawrence R. Hamilton, Colin Scagell, Nicole Zayac; Mayer Brown LLP;
April 13, 2015, previously published on March 25, 2015By way of background, Solvency II provides a mechanism for the European Commission to treat as equivalent a third country’s solvency and prudential regulatory regime to reflect the fact that the insurance industry is a global marketplace and the increasing cross-border nature of group...
|Hong Kong Competition Law Series: Part 2 - The Cardinal Sins|
Hannah C. L. Ha, John M. Hickin; Mayer Brown JSM;
April 13, 2015, previously published on March 18, 2015This week we begin our discussion on the types of conduct that may infringe the Competition Ordinance with the Cardinal Sins: the four most serious types of anti-competitive conduct that will almost always contravene competition law.
|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....
|A European Capital Markets Union: What? Why? How?|
Sandy Bhogal, Alexandria Carr, Kevin Hawken, James Taylor; Mayer Brown International LLP;
April 13, 2015, previously published on March 2015On 18 February 2015 the European Commission launched a consultation on Capital Markets Union (“CMU”). The consultation closes on 13 May 2015 and is accompanied by two related consultations (on high quality securitisations and a review of the Prospectus Directive) which identify possible...