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Investment in US real estate by non-US investors is increasing.
Last December, bitcoin prices plummeted by nearly half, after Chinese authorities banned all financial institutions in China from engaging in bitcoin-related business.
The Ministry of Revenues and Levies of Ukraine has issued Order #368 ‘On amendment of generalised tax consultation on transfer pricing related issues, adopted by Order #699’.
While the use of Bitcoin may not presently be widely accepted like cash or electronic funds transfers, it is undeniable that the market opportunities for Bitcoin are rapidly increasing.
DLA Piper has released the 7 July 2014 issue of its Health Alert, which focuses on judgments, legislation and reports in the health sector.
The PBR Task Force held a conference call to discuss comments to the modified recommendations to the report issued by Rector & Associates regarding reserve financing transactions.
Japan’s prime minister Shinzo Abe is considering reducing the corporate income tax rate to a ‘competitive rate in the global market’ in the near future.
If your organisation has 100 or more employees, unless it is a public sector employer, it will have annual gender reporting obligations to the Workplace Gender Equality Agency.
Global Insight is a digital publication bringing you news, views and analysis from DLA Piper’s global restructuring group.
Food and Beverage News and Trends — 27 June 2014: FDA clarifies its stance on cheese making; and more
This regular publication by DLA Piper lawyers focuses on helping clients navigate the ever-changing business, legal and regulatory landscape.
Health Alert — Wong v Sklavo; O'Connell v Barnett; Continence Aids Payment Scheme Variation 2014; and more
DLA Piper has released the 30 June 2014 issue of its Health Alert, which focuses on judgments, legislation and reports in the health sector.
Aereo infringes broadcasters’ copyrights, US Supreme Court rules — coming impact for streaming and cloud services?
The Supreme Court has held that Aereo infringes broadcasters’ copyrights in on-air programming when it transmits the programmes to its internet subscribers.
Finding a solution to the crisis is both a high economic and political priority, especially with congressional elections just four-and-a-half months away.
Corporate governance update: handling of confidential information — briefings and unannounced corporate transactions
In this corporate governance update, DLA Piper sets out some of the key findings and recommendations as they relate to listed companies.
Ute Krudewagen presents 10 important pitfalls to be aware of as you develop your global employment documentation.
Supreme Court Corner — Q2 2014: Octane Fitness v Icon Health & Fitness; Limelight Networks v Akamai Techs; and more
This briefing from DLA Piper presents key intellectual property and technology cases before the US Supreme Court.
The Australian privacy commissioner has found that Cupid Media failed to take reasonable steps to secure personal information held on its websites.
Since the enactment of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act, calls have arisen in certain quarters for even more reform.
Supreme Court rejects premise for GHG Tailoring Rule, but largely maintains EPA’s authority to set GHG emission limits
The court’s decision upholds the EPA’s regulation of roughly 83 percent of stationary-source GHG emissions under its permitting programme.
Three key cases in one day address the future contours of arbitration clauses in California: action steps for employers
The California Supreme Court has clarified the permissible scope of class action waivers in arbitration clauses in California.
The ECJ has ruled that search engines need to remove the link between search results and a web page if it contains information an individual deems should be ‘forgotten’.
Leveraging the power of celebrity to shape consumer perception in a brand’s favour has always required a careful balancing act.
The notion that the two-year limitation period provided by the Montreal Convention 1999 could be applicable to claims brought pursuant to EC Regulation 261/2004 by default has been ruled out.
The annual summer time working hours restrictions will soon be implemented in the UAE, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Qatar.
Global VAT Guide: Cross Border Supplies of Intangible Services, Rights and Digital Content — June 2014
As business grows more global, the challenge for in-house counsel and in-house VAT specialists is intensifying. This guide is intended to meet this challenge head on.
English Commercial Court: article 30 of ICC Rules creates binding obligation to pay allotted share of advance on costs
The English Commercial Court has clarified the nature of an allotted share of an advance of costs pursuant to article 30 of the ICC Rules 1998.
It seems that it could be all change at the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), with new arbitration rules anticipated to come into force later this summer.
Sweden proposes new system for corporate taxation: a redistribution of tax payments in the business sector
A Swedish government committee mandated to analyse the Swedish corporate tax system has proposed new corporate tax rules.
US Court of Appeals backtracks from application of §1782 discovery in international commercial arbitration
In a surprising reversal, the US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has vacated its ruling in Consorcio Ecuatoriano de Telecomunicaciones SA v JAS Forwarding.
DLA Piper has published the June 2014 edition of its Austrian Tax Newsletter.
A law has introduced a requirement for Russian citizens holding any other (i) citizenship or (ii) permanent residence permit in a foreign state to notify the Russian FMS.
The Delaware state senator responsible for introducing a proposed ban on fee-shifting bylaws has sponsored a resolution to delay any vote on the proposed ban until 2015.
Health Alert — Medical Board of Australia v Putha; a better start to life for indigenous children; and more
DLA Piper has released the 23 June 2014 issue of its Health Alert, which focuses on judgments, legislation and reports in the health sector.
Big or small, it’s all hardball: merger enforcement actions below the HSR threshold — top 10 tips in non-reportable transactions
‘Less is more’ may be true in architecture, but in merger clearance law ‘less’ is still enough to trigger antitrust investigations and litigation and rescission of the whole transaction.
Those who practice before the IRS and are governed by Circular 230 are required to be familiar with it and its requirements.
Belgium: modified rules on pre-contractual information affect franchise agreements in Belgium — existing as well as future
Book X of the Belgian Economic Code concerning agency agreements, commercial collaboration agreements and distribution agreements is now in force.
The purpose of this start-up pack is to provide assistance and support to early stage start-ups who are looking to establish their business on a more formal basis.
The Court of Appeal has handed down judgment on the meaning of ‘extraordinary circumstances’ in the case of cancellation or delay arising out of technical faults.
What is a high water mark of sports events for fans can be the source of many headaches for employers, who need to be careful not to underestimate the impact of the World Cup.
Mexico’s president has signed a bill formalising the implementation of important amendments to the Mexican Constitution that primarily cover telecommunications, media and antitrust.
Health Alert — Rosten v Mid North Coast Local Health District; Christian Youth Camps v Cobaw Community Health Services; and more
DLA Piper has released the 16 June 2014 issue of its Health Alert, which focuses on judgments, legislation and reports in the health sector.
The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has found that Judge Jed S Rakoff abused his discretion in refusing to approve a settlement between the SEC and Citigroup Global Markets.
Health Alert — McLachlan v Murrumbidgee Local Health Network; Medical Board of Australia v Blomeley; and more
DLA Piper has released the 10 June 2014 issue of its Health Alert, which focuses on judgments, legislation and reports in the health sector.
The SEC has approved amendments proposed by FINRA to two of its rules that are critical in the public offering process.
Global Financial Markets Insight: post-acquisition high-yield bond exits; CRA3; securitisation in Belgium; and more download
This year continues to see significant activity in high-yield issuance with a large number of funding and refinancing deals involving exchange offers and consent solicitations.
China’s newly amended trademark law has been in effect for about a month now. Has the new law made things better?
Musicians employed by the National Theatre in its production of War Horse at the New London Theatre have been refused their application for an interim injunction.
The Spanish Official National Gazette has published a new regulation developing the Spanish AML legislation...
On 18 March 2013, the government, following the recommendations of the Leveson report, proposed a royal charter on press regulation.
On 19 May 2014, the State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE) issued the Foreign Exchange Administration Rules on Cross-border Security.