On 6 October 2016, the UK Competition and Markets Authority (“CMA”) announced the closure of its investigation into a suspected competition law breach by some price comparison websites (“PCWs”) for energy tariffs on the grounds of administrative priorities.
I am often asked why export controls and economic sanctions are important. The simple answer is that if you export a controlled good or export goods to a sanctioned country, your company could become front page news.
What You Need to Know About Mergers and Acquisitions Involving Government Contractors and Their Suppliers
Volume X – Accounting for the Cost of Business Combinations Under Government Contracts
Does a Super-Priority Claim Remain Superior Through a Conversion to Chapter 7? One Bankruptcy Court Says Yes.
In a recent decision in In re Packaging Systems, LLC, the Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey ruled that a lender that held a “super-priority” administrative expense claim under section 364(c)(1) of the Bankruptcy Code was still entitled to its super-priority status even after the debtor’s case converted to chapter 7.
On October 11, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC’”) issued proposed rules and interpretations (the “Proposed Rule”) addressing the cross-border application of certain swap provisions of the Commodity Exchange Act. Generally speaking, the Proposed Rule aims to:
Canada imposed economic sanctions against Liberia to implement United Nations Security Council Resolution 1521 (2003). The multilateral economic sanctions are imposed pursuant to the United Nations Act and the Regulations Implementing the United Nations Resolutions on Liberia.
A recent decision of the Western Australian Industrial Magistrates Court has provided a timely reminder that, where employers pay an annualised salary to an award-covered employee, specific wording may be required in the contract of employment to ensure the higher salary can be offset against specific award entitlements that are not separately provided, such as payment for overtime or leave loading.
With fewer than 100 days left in office, President Obama is not slowing down on his efforts to normalize relations between the United States and Cuba.
Copyright is an essential part of any substantive IP protection plan in China, but many companies fail to take an extremely important step: registering their copyrights in China.