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OFAC Issues General License Authorizing Foreign Subsidiaries Of U.S. Companies To Wind Down Transactions With Iran
On December 26, 2012, the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the U.S. Department of the Treasury ("OFAC") issued a general license.
United States
15 Jan 2013
Recent Developments In India Aim To Encourage Foreign Investment
Appetite for foreign investment into India has cooled since the beginning of 2012, partly due to uncertainties in India’s tax regime, and economic activity in general has slowed amidst the government’s inability to implement economic reforms and a perceived "policy paralysis."
18 Oct 2012
New Iran Sanctions Law Closes Foreign-Subsidiary Loophole, Requires Disclosure Of Iran-Related Activities To SEC
On August 10, 2012, the President signed into law the Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act of 2012 (the "Act").
United States
21 Aug 2012
The ITC As An Indicator Of China's Potential For Innovation
"Core technology cannot be bought. Only by strong capacity of science and technological innovation, and by obtaining our own IP rights, can we promote [China’s] competitiveness and ... win respect in the international society." - Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao.
United States
25 Jan 2012
Options For Enforcement Of ITC Exclusion Orders
If the U.S. International Trade Commission ("ITC") finds a violation of Section 337, it typically issues an exclusion order against importation of the offending articles into the United States and, if there are domestic respondents with significant inventories, cease-and-desist orders precluding them from trafficking in the offending articles.
United States
11 Feb 2010
UK Trademark Rule Changes To Affect EU Trademark Owners
The United Kingdom Intellectual Property Office ("UK IPO") has recently announced changes to its trademark examination procedures that will affect those having registered trademark rights not only at the national level in the United Kingdom but also under the EU-wide Community Trade Mark ("CTM") system.
24 Oct 2007
Conference Summary: Basel II and Basel IA: Framework, Issues and Opportunities
On December 13, 2006, Goodwin Procter LLP and Boston University School of Law’s Morin Center for Banking and Financial Law jointly presented a one-day conference in New York on Basel II and Basel IA. Speakers included representatives from all four federal banking regulators and the New York State Banking Department, the SEC, three rating agencies, affected financial institutions, trade groups and publications, as well as partners in Goodwin Procter’s Financial Services Group.
United States
10 Jan 2007
10 Things You Need To Know About Technology Exports
If your technology company does business with foreign nationals, either domestically or abroad, it is possible that your company is undertaking activities subject to laws and regulations that govern the export of technology. These laws and regulations serve an important role in safeguarding our nation and its interests.
United States
24 Oct 2006
New Data Retention Rules on the Horizon in Europe
While Europe has long been a leader in working to ensure that its citizens enjoy a high level of privacy protection, it, like the United States, has also had to deal with the challenge of striking an appropriate balance between individual liberties and national security concerns.
United States
31 Jan 2006
European Union Directives on Electronic Equipment Reflect Trend Toward Global Product Regulation
In 2003, the European Union (EU) adopted two complementary initiatives to regulate the design and disposal of electrical and electronic equipment (EEE).
United States
7 Sep 2005
European Commission Approves New Standard Contractual Clauses for External Data Transfers
On January 7, 2005, pursuant to Decision C(2004)5271, the European Commission put its seal of approval on a new set of standard clauses (the "New Clauses") that can be used by companies wishing to export personally-identifiable data ("Personal Data") from the European Union ("EU") to third-party countries that do not otherwise provide "adequate" protection to Personal Data.
United States
9 Feb 2005
OCC Issues Letter Concluding Bank May Use Rating on Long-Term CDs to Meet Financial Subsidiary Debt Rating Requirement
The OCC issued an interpretive letter ("Letter #981") in which it concluded that a national bank (the "Bank") that desires to organize or acquire a financial subsidiary may rely on a rating from a nationally recognized rating agency, Standard & Poor’s ("S&P"), on the uninsured portion of the Bank’s long-term certificates of deposits ("CDs") to meet the requirements of Section 121 of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act of 1999 ("Section 121").
United States
3 Mar 2004
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