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EU Continues To Focus On The Food Supply Chain
The EU food supply chain continues to be the subject of significant political and regulatory focus.
European Union
7 Sep 2015
Protective Orders In Trade Defence Investigations
Protective orders are procedures enabling the representatives of interested parties in trade defence investigations to have access to certain confidential information.
United States
7 Jul 2014
"The FCPA Does Not Define The Term ‘Instrumentality,’ And This Court Has Not Either." The 11th Circuit Issues A Decision "Defining" Instrumentality
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit ruled in U.S. v. Esquenazi that the FCPA’s "instrumentality" provision could include state-owned businesses.
United States
6 Jun 2014
US Department Of Treasury Adopts New Sanctions Against Russia
The U.S. Department of the Treasury adopted sanctions against seven additional Russian government officials, as well as 17 companies linked to them.
United States
8 May 2014
Situation In Ukraine Likely To Generate Opportunities In Europe For U.S. Energy Companies
The European Council took unprecedented steps to expedite its energy agenda in an apparent response to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine.
United States
30 Apr 2014
Mexican Sugar Imports Into U.S. Investigated; Cost Of Sugar Likely To Increase
The American Sugar Coalition filed a joint antidumping and countervailing duty petition with the Department of Commerce and the International Trade Commission.
United States
15 Apr 2014
FTC Serious About Safe Harbor Framework Enforcement
Perhaps signaling increased scrutiny of Safe Harbor Framework certification, the Federal Trade Commission announced recently that it settled 12 enforcement actions where companies had allegedly falsely asserted compliance with the U.S.-EU and U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Frameworks.
United States
10 Feb 2014
Top Syndicate Partners Of 2013's Most Active Healthcare VCs
Earlier in the year, CB Insights reported that the syndicate patterns of the most active tech VC investors revealed a host of co-investor relationships, overlapping investing strategies and/or geographic focus areas.
United States
6 Feb 2014
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
The Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) continue to vigorously enforce the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).
United States
15 Jan 2014
Transparency International 2013 Corruption Perceptions Index
The new Corruption Perceptions Index has been published by Transparency International today, 3 December 2013.
United States
6 Dec 2013
The Democratic Republic Of Congo Finalizes Adhesion To The Organization For The Harmonization Of Business Law In Africa (OHADA)
The Democratic Republic of Congo finalized at the end of June 2012 its instruments of adhesion to the OHADA in Senegal, depository state of the OHADA Treaty.
9 Jul 2012
European Business Law Update: Spring 2011
The Commercial Court held that where the claimant failed to file a Certificate of Service within 21 days of service of the Particulars of Claim (in the absence of an acknowledgment of service being filed by each defendant by then), and in addition failed to serve a response pack with the Particulars of Claim, that judgment in default as entered by the claimant should be set aside.
23 May 2011
Council of Europe Aims to Hold Medical Device Companies Accountable for Counterfeit Products
In a move designed to address the public health threat posed by increased distribution of counterfeit medical device products, the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers (Council) has drafted a binding international instrument that, if ratified, will impose criminal liability on the medical device counterfeiters operating in any of Europe’s 47 member states.
United States
13 Jan 2011
Unprecedented EU Sanctions Against Iran Surpass UN Sanctions and Begin to Align with Stricter U.S. Policies
On July 27, 2010, the European Union's (EU) Foreign Affairs Council adopted the toughest sanctions it has imposed on Iran to date.
United States
10 Aug 2010
European Business Law Update: Spring 2010
Following its signature by the Czech Republic, which was the last EU Member State to sign the document into law, the Lisbon Treaty entered into force Dec. 1, 2009.
European Union
26 Apr 2010
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