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Anti-Money Laundering: Law Commission Proposes Reforms To The SARs Regime
On 18 June 2019, the Law Commission published its report on reform of the UK's anti-money laundering ("AML") and terrorist financing ("CTF") regime.
United States
17 Jul 2019
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UK Financial Services Regulators Lay Down A Marker On Money Laundering In The Capital Markets
In a report published on 10 June, the Financial Conduct Authority has set out its assessment of the money laundering risks and vulnerabilities in the capital markets.
UK
1 Jul 2019
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Modern Slavery Compliance For U.S.-Based (And Other) Multinationals: A Review Of Recent Compliance And Disclosure Developments In The United States And Abroad
Modern slavery compliance is becoming a bigger focus at U.S.-based and other multinationals. Compliance continues to evolve at a rapid pace. Over the last several months,
United States
7 May 2019
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Treasury Issues Final Regulations Reversing Proposed Rules On Mutual Funds' Investments In Non-U.S. Corporations
On March 18, 2019, the Treasury Department and IRS issued final regulations (the "Final Regulations").
United States
2 Apr 2019
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Investment Firms Post-Brexit: EU Provisionally Agrees To Regulatory Supervision Framework
EU policy makers recently reached a provisional agreement on a package of measures, which may tighten UK financial services firms' access to EU clients when Britain leaves the EU...
European Union
25 Mar 2019
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Senate Judiciary Leaders Resurrect Long Dormant IP Subcommittee
Late last week, the Senate Judiciary Committee announced the formation of an Intellectual Property (IP) Subcommittee.
United States
18 Feb 2019
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Senior Managers And Certification Regime: Major Changes On The Horizon
From 9 December 2019, all FCA solo regulated firms, as well as EEA and third country branches will be subject to the SMCR which will replace the current Approved Persons Regime ("APR").
UK
15 Feb 2019
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Recent Federal Circuit Ruling Shows The Value Of The U.S. International Trade Commission In Addressing Intellectual Property Infringement
In a precedential opinion, the Federal Circuit on December 7, 2018 reversed the final determination of the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) ...
United States
22 Jan 2019
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Former Hong Kong Government Official Convicted Of FCPA And International Money Laundering Crimes In Connection With African Bribery Schemes
A sentencing hearing is scheduled before U.S. District Court Judge Loretta A. Preska on March 19, 2019.
China
18 Dec 2018
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Corporate Social Responsibility Disclosure And Compliance: An Overview Of Selected Legislation, Guidance And Voluntary Initiatives
Corporate social responsibility disclosure and compliance is an increasing area of focus for many in-house legal departments.
United States
30 Nov 2018
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The Ropes Recap: Mergers & Acquisitions Law News - November 5, 2018
WHILE ACTIVITY REMAINED STRONG, particularly during the end of the quarter, little noteworthy case law came out during the third quarter of 2018.
United States
23 Nov 2018
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UK Home Office Ramps Up Modern Slavery Statement Expectations – Recent Developments And Compliance Recommendations For Multinationals
Over the last month, the UK Home Office has sent letters to more than 17,000 companies that it believes are required to publish an annual statement under the UK Modern Slavery Act.
United States
15 Nov 2018
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CFIUS Pilot Program: Immediate Implications For Investors And Investment Targets
On October 10, 2018, the U.S. Department of the Treasury issued temporary regulations—a "pilot program"—to implement certain provisions of the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act ("FIRRMA"), signed into law by President Donald Trump on August 13, 2018.
United States
12 Oct 2018
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UK Court Dismisses First Challenge To New AML Powers
The UK National Crime Agency (NCA) has successfully defended the first challenge to its new power to require individuals to explain how they have acquired assets which it suspects may represent the proceeds of crime.
UK
11 Oct 2018
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Data Protection Post-Brexit – Deal Or No Deal?
The UK Government has produced a series of technical notices explaining what businesses might need to do if there is a "no deal" Brexit.
UK
25 Sep 2018
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New Australian Modern Slavery Reporting Requirements On The Horizon – A Primer For Multinationals
Corporate modern slavery reporting requirements continue to proliferate.
Australia
20 Aug 2018
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Podcast: International Risks Facing Latin America Companies
With the rise of anti-corruption enforcement activity and new laws throughout Latin America and the rise in coordinated efforts between U.S. and Latin American authorities, companies in Latin America ...
United States
13 Aug 2018
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Congress Passes Landmark CFIUS Reform Bill
On July 26 and August 1, 2018, Congress passed the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act ("FIRRMA") as part of the Fiscal 2019 National Defense Authorization Act.
United States
6 Aug 2018
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The UK Modern Slavery Act – Ropes & Gray Resources For Compliance
Many companies will be publishing their second statements under the UK Modern Slavery Act towards the end of the first half of 2018. Stakeholder expectations are significantly higher this year.
UK
23 May 2018
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PTAB Denies Tribal Immunity Bid
In addition to the state sovereign immunity dispute now headed to the Federal Circuit, you might recall that the Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) was also considering the related question of whether sovereign immunity applies to Board proceedings involving Native American tribes.
United States
26 Feb 2018
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