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This issue of Perspectives focuses on recent ERISA fiduciary and tax decisions, which have special importance to plan sponsors and plan fiduciaries.
The Bribery Act 2010 has now been in force for three years. There have as yet been no corporate prosecutions brought under the act.
The importance of careful drafting was recently reiterated by the New York Court of Appeals in Quadrant Structured Products Co v Vertin.
Proposed implementing legislation for the Mexican energy reform will create an open, competitive electrical power industry
The Mexican Congress is debating a historic package of legislation to restructure the nation’s electrical power sector.
A claimant seeking an injunction to prevent an alleged wrongful termination of a contract was entitled to argue that damages could not be an adequate remedy.
Plaintiffs in securities fraud class actions may satisfy the reliance element by showing that they traded on an ‘efficient market’ presumed to reflect all public material information.
Since the advent of ‘say-on-pay’, the plaintiffs’ securities bar has attempted to rustle up claims relating to executive compensation matters discussed in proxy statements.
Pillsbury reviews the case law highlighting potential problems lurking with intent-to-use trademark applications.and provides practice pointers to address these issues.
The DC Circuit recently heard oral argument regarding a mandamus petition filed by defendants in a qui tam action.
The first instalment payment for the new San Francisco gross receipts tax is due on 30 April 2014.
Lehman: new limitations on plan payment of individual creditors’ committee members’ professional fees
A court has issued a decision barring reorganisation plans from paying the legal fees of members of official creditors’ committees absent a showing of substantial contribution to the estate.
Video: Pillsbury partner Elizabeth Moeller discusses crisis strategy planning in government investigations download
Pillsbury partner Elizabeth Moeller addresses the recent rise in the frequency and intensity of investigations by government entities at all levels.
Expansion of antitrust enforcement continues with extradition — foreign executive to face US antitrust charges
On 4 April 2014, the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division announced its first successful extradition of a foreign national to the US on antitrust charges.
If entry for the chance to win a prize requires participants to post content featuring a company’s products or services, the participants should disclose that their posts are pursuant to a contest.
China has published a series of conforming amendments to certain existing regulations governing foreign invested entities in China.
Sanctions have escalated at a rapid pace as western powers responded to the crisis in Ukraine and Russian’s annexation of Crimea.
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act imposes significant new reporting requirements on employers providing self-insured group health coverage to their employees.
The amended California custody rule will come into effect on 1 April 2014.
Amendments to the PRC Company Law eliminate the minimum capital requirements and ease statutory procedures for company establishment.
The Securities Litigation Uniform Standards Act of 1998 does not preclude class action lawsuits asserting state law claims in connection with the notorious Ponzi scheme.