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|To Disclose or Not to Disclose: Bankruptcy & Substituted Service, Petitioning Creditors Beware|
Justine T. K. Lau, Edmund M. S. Ma, Richard M. Tollan; Mayer Brown JSM;
June 11, 2014, previously published on June 5, 2014Following our previous legal update on substituted service of a statutory demand against an individual ("Bankruptcy & Substituted Service: Petitioning Creditors Beware...", 2 March 2012), the Court of Appeal’s recent decision in FWD Life Insurance Co (Bermuda) Ltd v. Chan Kim...
|PRC Laws No Excuse for Non-compliance with SFC Requests|
Susanne J. Harris, John M. Hickin, Nicholas D. Hunsworth, Billy Y. C. Lam, Thomas S. T. So; Mayer Brown JSM;
June 11, 2014, previously published on June 5, 2014On 23 May 2014, the Court of First Instance ordered Hong Kong accounting firm Ernst & Young (EY) to produce documents relating to a PRC company, Standard Water Limited (the "Company"), to the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC). The court rejected EY's argument that it did not...
|On A Sticky Wicket Against Naughty Litigants|
Duncan A. W. Abate, Anita W. C. Lam, Hong Tran; Mayer Brown JSM;
June 11, 2014, previously published on June 5, 2014Draft legislation has been proposed to introduce changes to the Labour Tribunal Ordinance.
|Decree No. 8,257/2014 and Normative Instruction No. 1,471/2014|
Carolina M. Bottino, Roberta P. Caneca, Marina Cyrino, Ivan Tauil; Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown LLP;
June 11, 2014, previously published on June 5, 2014On 05/29/2014, Decree No. 8.257/2014 was enacted. The Decree provides the rules for the application of Law No. 10.893/2004 with respect to the Freight Surcharge for Merchant Marine Renewal (AFRMM) and the Merchant Marine Fund (FMM).
|Legal Limits to Donations in Favor of Political Campaigns|
Leonardo Morato; Mayer Brown LLP;
June 11, 2014, previously published on June 3, 2014It is election year in Brazil, and in such years it is very common that candidates and political parties seek donations from private companies in order to finance their campaigns.
|Reducing and Expunging Proofs of Debt and Dealing with Dividend Overpayments|
Jennifer Colegate, Richard M. Tollan; Mayer Brown International LLP;
June 11, 2014, previously published on June 5, 2014On a recent Mayer Brown JSM application (on behalf of the Liquidators of one of the Lehman Brothers entities) to reduce and expunge proofs of debt, the Hong Kong High Court has ruled that creditors who receive an overpayment of dividends due in respect of a proof of debt which has been...
|WTO Appellate Body Finds “Public Morals” Exception for Trade Restrictions Includes Animal Welfare|
Duane W. Layton, Kelsey M. Rule, Paulette Vander Schueren; Mayer Brown LLP;
June 11, 2014, previously published on June 4, 2014The Appellate Body of the World Trade Organization (WTO) has issued its ruling in the dispute over the European Union’s restrictions on the importation and marketing of seals and seal products. In its May 22, 2014 “mixed ruling,” the Appellate Body struck down the EU’s...
|Brazilian Competition and Trade Alert - New Antidumping Investigation|
Eduardo Molan Gaban, Natali de Vicente Santos; Mayer Brown LLP;
June 11, 2014, previously published on June 9, 2014Today it was published in the Brazilian Official Gazette the SECEX Circular No. 27, as of June 6th, 2014, determining the initiation of dumping investigation on the imports from Germany, Belgium, Hungary, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and South Korea of polymeric MDI, classified under...
|Fourth Circuit Holds that Experts Must Separate Opinions From Fact Testimony and Lay Adequate Foundation for Both|
Carl J. Summers, Evan M. Tager; Mayer Brown LLP;
June 11, 2014, previously published on June 3, 2014Increasingly, in a number of contexts, experts are playing the role traditionally filled by attorneys: reviewing and explaining the relevance of the evidence, integrating it into the party’s narrative, and mixing in opinions along the way. This has the potentially dangerous effect of placing...
|Brazil’s Office of the Comptroller General issues Guidelines in Connection with Entertainment of Public officials during the FIFA World Cup in Brazil|
Kelly B. Kramer, Salim Jorge Saud Neto; Mayer Brown LLP;
June 11, 2014, previously published on June 3, 2014Yesterday (2 June 2014), Brazil’s Office of the Comptroller General enacted Normative Guideline N. 01/2014 prescribing the terms under which Brazilian federal public officials may accept invitations to attend the 2014 FIFA World Cup being held in Brazil. The FIFA 2014 World Cup is the...