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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...
|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.
|Audit Rights Should Reflect the Relationship between Customer and Service Provider|
Mark A. Prinsley, Oliver Yaros; Mayer Brown International LLP;
April 13, 2015, previously published on March 2015A recent English High Court Decision is a useful reminder that audit provisions are not always standard form “boiler plate” provisions which can be adopted in a uniform way across a variety of licensing or outsourcing arrangements. This is particularly relevant in scenarios where the...
|With New Net Neutrality Rules, FCC Asserts Sweeping Jurisdiction Over Broadband Internet Access Services|
Angela E. Giancarlo, Howard W. Waltzman, Brantley Webb; Mayer Brown LLP;
April 8, 2015, previously published on March 17, 2015On March 12, 2015, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC” or “the Commission”) released its Open Internet Order (“Order”) and rules. Based on the FCC’s finding that “broadband providers hold all the tools necessary to deceive consumers, degrade...
|The Internet of Things|
Lei Shen, Howard W. Waltzman; Mayer Brown LLP;
April 8, 2015, previously published on March 17, 2015The proliferation of smart phones raised novel privacy and security concerns due to the unprecedented amounts and types of personal information that these devices and their applications could collect, use, store and share. Many aspects of our lives-communications, social interactions, shopping,...
|Employer Vicariously Liable for Assault by an Employee on Another|
Duncan A. W. Abate, Marina O. K. Fung, Hong Tran; Mayer Brown JSM;
April 8, 2015, previously published on March 18, 2015In Yeung Mei Hoi v Tam Cheuk Shing and Another  HKCA 109, the Court of Appeal reversed the decision from the Court of First Instance and held that the employer was vicariously liable for an assault committed by its employee to another employee.
|Federal Revenue Ordinance No. 1|
Carolina M. Bottino, Roberta P. Caneca, Celso Grisi, Ivan Tauil, Eduardo Maccari Telles; Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown LLP;
April 7, 2015, previously published on February 25, 2015On February 18, 2015 the Federal Revenue Ordinance no. 1 was enacted, which regulates the federal tax installment program, applied to companies and shareholders that are under judicial reorganization, instituted by the Law 13.043/14 (derived from the conversion of Provisional Measure 651/14).
|Court Fee increases from Monday|
Miles Robinson, Kate Wilson; Mayer Brown International LLP;
April 7, 2015, previously published on March 5, 2015In January 2015, the Government announced a dramatic increase in the fee for issuing Court proceedings in money claims worth £10,000 or more. Following Parliamentary approval on 4 March, the new fees will come into force on 9 March. Until now, the highest issue fee for a money claim has been...
|Tip of the Month: Making a Molehill Out of a Mountain: Tips for Handling Terabytes of Data|
Michael D. Frisch, Kim A. Leffert; Mayer Brown LLP;
April 7, 2015, previously published on January 30, 2015A medium-sized company is a defendant in a putative class action lawsuit. Outside counsel negotiated the scope of the plaintiffs’ document requests as much as possible, agreed on a list of custodians, and sent an e-discovery vendor to the client’s headquarters to collect email and copy...
|Taxation of Indirect Sales of Chinese Investments|
Pieter L. de Ridder; Mayer Brown JSM (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.;
April 7, 2015, previously published on March 11, 2015As anticipated, on 6 February 2015, China's State Administration of Taxation (SAT) issued Public Notice  No. 7 ("Public Notice 7") dealing with indirect transfers of Chinese taxable assets. It substantially replaces Circular 698 and Bulletin 24 and introduces a new reporting regime...