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|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....
|NLRB Franchisor-Liability Decision Could Reach Professional Services Firms|
Dana S. Douglas, Stanley J. Parzen; Mayer Brown LLP;
August 7, 2014, previously published on August 5, 2014A recent decision from the US National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) could open the door to new sources of liability for some professional services firms. The decision allows franchisors to be treated as “joint employers” along with their franchisees in labor complaints. In considering...
|New CONAMA Resolution Regulates Environmental Permitting of Wind-Power Plants|
Luiz Gustavo Bezerra, Gedham Medeiros Gomes, Gabriela Mello; Mayer Brown LLP;
August 5, 2014, previously published on August 1, 2014On July 25, 2014, the Brazilian National Environmental Council (CONAMA) enacted Resolution No. 462, regulating specific proceedings for the environmental permitting of land wind-power plants. In summary, the new resolution provides for different permitting procedures according to the environmental...
|Disclosure of Company Name - What Else and What Next?|
Loretta W.M. Chan, Patrick C. K. Wong; Mayer Brown JSM;
August 5, 2014, previously published on August 4, 2014On 3 March 2014, the Companies Ordinance (Cap.622) (“CO”) together with 12 items of subsidiary legislation commenced operation. One item of the subsidiary legislation - Companies (Disclosure of Company Name and Liability Status) Regulation (Cap.622B) (“Regulation”) - has...
|Lack of Standing in Data Privacy Cases: Not Just A Federal Court Defense|
John Nadolenco, Evan M. Wooten; Mayer Brown LLP;
August 5, 2014, previously published on July 31, 2014While data privacy—especially data breach—cases in the United States have been on the rise for years now, most cases never make it past the pleading stage. Indeed, federal courts frequently dismiss data-privacy complaints for lack of standing under Article III of the US...
|Hong Kong Court Recognises Foreign Liquidators|
Jennifer Colegate, Justine T. K. Lau, Edmund M. S. Ma, Richard M. Tollan; Mayer Brown International LLP;
August 5, 2014, previously published on August 4, 2014Did you know that a liquidator of a foreign company may seek the assistance of the Hong Kong Court to obtain orders for the production of information which orders are, in substance, of the type made in Hong Kong windings-up under section 221(3) of the Companies (Winding-up and Miscellaneous...
|Shared Parental Leave: Top 5 Issues to Consider|
Nicholas Robertson; Mayer Brown International LLP;
August 5, 2014, previously published on July 2014The introduction of shared parental leave is intended to provide a framework to support modern working families and allow them to balance childcare responsibilities. Three sets of draft regulations covering shared parental leave and pay have just been laid before Parliament and are due to come into...
|Managing the Risks and Costs Associated with Enterprise Social Networks|
Therese Craparo, Anthony J. Diana; Mayer Brown LLP;
August 5, 2014, previously published on July 31, 2014An international company has decided to launch an enterprise social network to facilitate a more collaborative work environment. The Chief Data Officer is tasked with forming and leading a committee to assess any risks associated with the implementation of the new technology, to encourage employee...