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Harneys
Amendments to the Cyprus citizenship by investment programme in September 2016 have amplified its appeal, leading to increased interest from foreign nationals.
Maples and Calder
IN DECEMBER 1982, the Y Trust No 1 was constituted by deed. Its settlor, Y Trust Inc, was named in the trust deed as the first protector.
Dentons
Colombia's Superintendency of Industry and Commerce, in Resolution 59176 of 2016, issued an order that the Colombian Association of Consumer Education cease airing a TV advertisement...
Mayer Brown
On 8 September 2016 (C-160/15), the CJEU ruled that the posting of a hyperlink to copyright-protected works located on another website does not constitute copyright infringement when the link poster does not seek financial gain.
Ogier
Funds figures that show the net value of funds under management and administration in Guernsey has reached nearly a quarter of a trillion pounds have been welcomed by Ogier investment funds specialist Bryon Rees.
Withers LLP
The Fundraising Regulator has published its final proposals in relation to the levy imposed on charities to pay for its running costs and the Fundraising Preference Service (the 'FPS').
Withers LLP
In August, the Institute of Fundraising released 'Successful Partnerships for Sustainable Fundraising: a practical guide for charities working with agencies'.
Withers LLP
The Law Commission has decided to publish a (shorter) supplementary consultation paper looking at two issues which were not originally covered by the charity law consultation.
Thompson Coburn LLP
In Part I of our two-part series, we discussed the worldwide issue of modern-day slavery and the California response. In this second part, we discuss the latest response in the United Kingdom.
Fish & Richardson
A research report released last week on the supposed cyber vulnerabilities of St. Jude Medical's devices opens a worrisome new front on cybersecurity-related risk.
Fish & Richardson
One of the most important remedies a trade secret owner may want is a court order enjoining a former employee from going to a competitor and making use the trade secret there.
Fish & Richardson
Bankruptcy presents risks for, among many others, IP licensees. Fortunately, there is a provision in the federal bankruptcy law that is designed to protect IP licensees when a licensor becomes insolvent.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Today, the U.S. Department of Labor published its final rule implementing Executive Order 13706, which requires certain federal contractors and subcontractors to provide paid sick leave to their employees.
Morgan Lewis
The EU-US Privacy Shield became operational on August 1, 2016; a nine-month grace period for compliance with the onward transfer requirements applies for organizations...
WilmerHale
WilmerHale recently achieved a major victory in a financial crisis-related case after the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) dropped the centerpiece of its lawsuit...
Dentons
The amendments of Ministerial Decision No. 201/2016 require (amongst other things) that all board members be non-executive and at least one third of them be independent (a minimum of 2 members).
Jones Day
Investor-state dispute settlement provisions allow foreign investors the right to claim compensation when a host government acts, or fails to act, in a way that discriminates against the foreign investment.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
The U.S. Supreme Court announced today that it will review whether the U.S. Trademark Office can deny registration of offensive trademarks or whether such prohibition violates the First Amendment.
Jones Day
A group of prominent CEOs and investment managers has endorsed a set of corporate governance principles for U.S. public companies.
Jones Day
On September 22, 2016, Judge Lord issued the public version of her initial determination in Certain Activity Tracking Devices, Systems, and Components Thereof, finding no violation of Section 337.
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Khaitan & Co
The Principal Act provides for the mandatory annual payment of bonus to eligible employees of establishments which employ 20 or more persons.
ALMT
The latest amendment to the Payment of Bonus Act, 1965 ("Principal Act") has come into effect through the Payment of Bonus (Amendment) Act, 2015 ("Amendment").
Alpha Partners
This paper attempts to delineate various aspects of Section 138 of the Negotiable Instruments Act. Section 138 is the principal section dealing with dishonor of cheques.
Trilegal
On 31 December 2015 the President gave his assent to certain amendments to the Payment of Bonus Act, 1965. The amendments have increased the wage threshold for determining applicability of the Act from INR 10,000 to INR 21,000 per month.
Khaitan & Co
Historically, the Hindu Succession Act, 1956 (HSA), did not confer any rights on a daughter to the ancestral property of her father.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
On October 1, 2015, the US Department of State will begin accepting requests to register for the 2017 Diversity Immigrant Visa Program (DV-2017), also known as the Green Card Lottery.
Ropes & Gray LLP
As a result of these changes, millions of workers will lose their current FLSA-exempt status on December 1, 2016.
Trilegal
The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code passed by the Parliament is a welcome overhaul of the existing framework dealing with insolvency of corporates, individuals, partnerships and other entities.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
Processing of H-1B extensions with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) continue to be extraordinary slow, at both the Vermont and California Service Centers.
MahWengKwai & Associates
RPGT is a tax chargeable on the profit gained from the disposal of a property and is payable to the Inland Revenue Board. As such, RPGT is only applicable to a seller.
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