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The US recently expanded sanctions and export controls against the Russian defence sector.
Mexico’s new energy legislation will completely restructure the Mexican energy sector, including both hydrocarbons and electricity.
Delaware Supreme Court permits stockholders to overcome corporation’s attorney-client privilege for ‘good cause’
Plaintiff stockholders can inspect documents concerning a corporation’s internal investigation even if those documents are otherwise covered by the attorney-client privilege.
This briefing outlines the general procedure for repatriating funds from a subsidiary in China.
It is too early to administer last rites to the ‘restitution/disgorgement defence’, but a compelling opinionsuggests that its expanding use has been severely curtailed.
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.
The Ely Lily case highlighted the impact a judicial decision can have on a business. But what of the wider impact a judge can have on the economy as a whole?
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.
A jury in Miami has issued a verdict against a taxpayer for $2.2m in fees, interest and civil penalties for failing to file FBARs for his Swiss bank accounts.
The US District Court for the Western District of Washington found that certain distressed debt funds were not ‘financial institutions’ under the definition of ‘eligible assignee’.
The US, Canada and the EU have designated a number of additional officials and companies as the unrest continues in eastern Ukraine.
Deadlines coming for multinationals’ retirement plans and US taxpayers with foreign financial interests
In 2010, the US enacted a sweeping change in enforcement of its tax laws on foreign financial interests, the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act.
In this video, Greg Laughlin discusses the legislative steps being taken to prevent future large-scale government bailouts of distressed financial institutions.
In this video, Jay Gould, partner at Pillsbury, discusses operational and capital raising considerations for hedge funds in 2014.
The US Supreme Court’s decision in a campaign finance case frees individual political donors to contribute to an unlimited number of federal campaigns and committees.
The Obama administration has threatened to impose additional sanctions on Russia in response to the Ukraine crisis but so far has only blocked the assets of 32 individuals and one bank.
The IRS has issued its first major ruling on the US federal tax implications of transactions in, or transactions that use, Bitcoin and other convertible virtual currencies.
Sanctions have escalated at a rapid pace as western powers responded to the crisis in Ukraine and Russian’s annexation of Crimea.
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.