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Changes to Munitions List, Commerce Control List go into effect in October, and more change is in the works — are you ready?
The US has issued final rules detailing changes to the classification of certain aircraft and gas turbine engines under Categories VIII and XIX, respectively, of the Munitions List.
DLA Piper recently provided an update on the decision of Rainbow Shores P/L v Gympie Regional Council & Ors. This latest update considers the implications for organisations if they make the same mistake.
Legal Notebook: Hunt & Hunt Lawyers v Michell Morgan Nominees Pty Ltd (ACN 108 571 222) — High Court appeal
A recent judgment provided some support for the proposition that, in certain circumstances, specific individuals in a lending transaction may not be concurrent wrongdoers.
Sales of a debtor’s assets, pursuant to section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code or through a confirmed chapter 11 plan of reorganisation, have become increasingly common in recent years.
The European Commission has published a proposed directive on rules governing private damages actions in the EU.
The past few weeks have seen a flurry of insurance regulatory activity at the federal, state and international level.
The SIAC has introduced significant changes to its rules, reflecting a major organisational and governance change with the launch of the new SIAC Court of Arbitration.
DLA Piper looks at the issue of redundancy and reductions in force and the current legal position of several countries within the Asia-Pacific region.
The English Court of Appeal has determined the extent to which third parties to a contract will be subject to an arbitration clause in that contract.
Saudi Arabia is currently going through major legislative and regulatory reforms. One of the most significant is the new Enforcement Law.
In Hong Kong, Article 34 of the UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration provides the only redress available to a losing party in an international arbitration.
The English High Court in Beijing Jianlong Heavy Industry Group v Golden Ocean Group Ltd & Ors recently addressed the issue of the separability of arbitration agreements.
The European Commission has just published a consultation entitled ‘Towards more effective EU merger control’.
The Netherlands and China signed a new Tax Treaty for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and Prevention of Fiscal Evasion on 31 May.
The FTC’s amended definition of ‘creditor’ within the Red Flags Rule is now in effect.
Imagine you have a small business that is planning a major event at a sports venue and needs to utilise a variety of social media channels to publicise the event.
The Supreme Court in FTC v Actavis held 5-3 that reverse-payment settlements of Hatch-Waxman Act litigation must be analysed under the rule-of-reason standard on a case-by-case basis.
Users of open-access supply chains frequently seek to collectively negotiate various arrangements between themselves and with the supply-chain operator.
SEC chairman Mary Jo White has informed the SEC’s Enforcement Division staff that the SEC will begin requiring defendants to admit guilt in order to settle some civil lawsuits.
The media has been shining a spotlight on SEC insider trading cases, but in recent years the SEC has brought nearly three times as many cases against investment advisers.