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|HKIRC Launches ".hk LOCK" to Tackle Domain Hijacking|
Gabriela Kennedy, Eugene I. Low; Mayer Brown JSM;
March 6, 2014, previously published on March 5, 2014On 15 January 2014, the Hong Kong Internet Registration Corporation Limited (HKIRC) announced a new security service, ".hk LOCK", for domain name owners of ".hk". The service offers domain name registrants protection from "domain hijacking".
|Sixth Circuit Finds That an Employee-Requested Transfer Can Be an Adverse Employment Action|
Lori A. Zahalka; Mayer Brown LLP;
March 6, 2014, previously published on February 24, 2014Decision: The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that transferring an employee can constitute an adverse employment action, even if the transfer does not involve a demotion or pay decrease and regardless of whether the employee had requested the transfer, as long as the work environment...
|Electronic Discovery & Information Governance - Tip of the Month: Managing the Risks of Bring Your Own Device|
Therese Craparo, Anthony J. Diana; Mayer Brown LLP;
March 6, 2014, previously published on February 28, 2014Scenario: A multi-national financial institution has decided to implement a Bring Your Own Device (or BYOD) program due to increasing demand from business personnel and a desire to reduce IT costs. The General Counsel’s Office is asked whether there are any legal, regulatory or compliance...
|Significant Progress Made on the OECD’s BEPS Action Plan|
Charles-Albert Helleputte, Thomas Kittle-Kamp, Jason M. Osborn, Astrid Pieron, Dina Scornos; Mayer Brown International LLP;
March 6, 2014, previously published on February 28, 2014This Legal Update is the second in a series that Mayer Brown Tax lawyers are publishing on key developments at the national and international levels related to the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development’s (“OECD”) Action Plan on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting...
|Countdown to 1 April: UK Merger Regime Changes|
Merlie Calvert, Kiran S. Desai, Julian Ellison, Gillian Sproul; Mayer Brown International LLP;
March 6, 2014, previously published on March 3, 2014Important changes to the UK merger regime from 1 April 2014 will affect the planning and implementation of UK M&A transactions.
|The Harder They Come: An Overview of Financial Instrument and Institution Provisions in the Ways & Means 2014 Tax Reform Proposals|
Mark H. Leeds; Mayer Brown LLP;
March 6, 2014, previously published on March 3, 2014There are a lot of lost causes in the federal income tax arena. It certainly seems the more ambitious the plan, the less likely it will receive serious consideration. Remember the tax proposals in the Simpson-Bowles Plan? That’s OK, neither do we.
|Federal Reserve Issues Final Regulation Implementing DoddFrank Section 165 Enhanced Prudential Standards for Large US and Non-US Banking Organizations|
Scott A. Anenberg, Matthew Bisanz, Thomas J. Delaney, Alicia K. Kinsey, Michael D. Lewis; Mayer Brown LLP;
March 6, 2014, previously published on March 3, 2014On February 18, 2014, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (FRB) approved a final rule (Final Rule) implementing the enhanced prudential standards contained in section 165 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (DoddFrank Act) for US bank holding companies...
|US Supreme Court Defines “Clothes” and “Changing Clothes” for Purposes of the FLSA in Unionized Workplaces|
Lori A. Zahalka; Mayer Brown LLP;
March 6, 2014, previously published on February 24, 2014Decision: The US Supreme Court unanimously clarified the rules for “donning and doffing” claims in unionized workplaces under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). At issue in the case was FLSA Section 203(o), which exempts employers from having to compensate employees for...
|US Tax Proposal Could Have Adverse Impact on Renewable Energy Industry|
Jeffrey G. Davis; Mayer Brown LLP;
March 6, 2014, previously published on February 27, 2014On February 26, 2014, US House Committee on Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp released draft tax reform legislation entitled the Tax Reform Act of 2014 (the “Draft”). According to Chairman Camp, the overarching goal of the Draft is to “fix America’s broken tax code by...
|Court of appeal overrules Goldacre and Luminar|
Jennifer Colegate, Caroline Humble, Ashley Katz, Devi Shah, Jessica Walker; Mayer Brown International LLP;
March 6, 2014, previously published on February 25, 2014The Court of Appeal has handed down judgment in the highly anticipated Game case and has overruled the controversial decisions of the High Court in Goldacre and Luminar.