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By Tom Wilson, David D'Alessandro, S. Grace Ho, Pam Stabler
A party to a transaction, whether it be an asset or a stock deal, cannot simply ignore potential multiemployer pension withdrawal liability in the hopes that it will go away.
By Matthew Greeson
In November 2012, the COMESA Competition Commission (the Commission) approved guidelines that require notification to the Commission if a merger or other transaction involves two or more member states.
By Price Manford, E. Ramey Layne, Christine Vaughn, Debra Duncan, Ryan Carney
Senator Christopher Coons (D-DE) has reintroduced the Master Limited Partnerships Parity Act, which would provide MLP tax treatment for renewable energy projects.
By George Hopkins, Sharon Mattox, Jeremy Marwell, Corinne Snow
On April 23, 2013, the D.C. Circuit ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has the power under the Clean Water Act (CWA) to retroactively veto a section 404 dredge and fill permit "whenever" it makes a determination about certain adverse effects, even years after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) has granted the permit to an applicant.
By Tirzah Lollar, Elizabeth Brandon
A federal district court has in a recent case, sent a warning signal to companies that mandatory arbitration provisions in their agreements with employees and independent contractors may not stand up.
By Michael Holmes, Steven Paradise, Jennifer Poppe, Cliff Thau, Marisa Antos-Fallon, Andrea Batista, Elizabeth Brandon, Laurel Fensterstock, Sarah Hargrove Mitchell, Temilola Sobowale
A report concerning recent developments, issues, and matters of interest in securities litigation and regulation.
By Sean Becker, David Snyder
The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has held that an asset purchaser can be responsible for the employment-related liabilities of a company whose assets it has purchased, even if it did not purchase the stock of that company and even if it expressly disclaimed the assumption of those liabilities.
By Jenny Doak
A discussion highlighting some of the most common tax challenges facing multinationals doing business in emerging markets.
By Nicholas Song
A discussion on the fast-growing arbitration industry in China.
By Gregory Dillard, David Snyder
The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement last week issued revised regulations for Safety and Environmental Management Systems.
By Georgina Barlow
The EU procurement regime is designed to ensure that there is EU-wide competition and equal opportunities for suppliers in any EU member state to bid for and win public contracts.
By Scott Stiegler
A letter of intent can undoubtedly be used effectively to quickly kick off a project or as a temporary solution pending the parties' agreement on the formal agreement.
By Andrew Nealon
The appetite for Engineering, Procurement and Construction contractors accepting project and contractual risks fluctuates with supply and demand in the market.
By Amy Riella
A discussion concerning the anti-corruption enforcement trends impacting companies subject to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977, as amended.
By Alden L. Atkins, James Reeder, Nicholas Nathaniel Shum
In contrast to Section 1 of the Sherman Act, which applies only to concerted action, Section 2 reaches the unilateral activity of companies.
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