Shanghai Environment Group Co., Ltd.
Franchising rides wave of economic expansion in Asia and Pacific Rim: with the fastest-growing economies in the world, the Asia Pacific is a region no international franchise company can afford to ignore for long.
... in Thailand, Taiwan, Tokyo, Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Brisbane, Sydney, Seoul, Ho Chi Minh ... is understood and growing, and that a group of professionals and franchise systems are ... the business cultural and political environments within which their franchisees will conduct ...
European IP Bulletin; Issue 75 - November 2010
In This Issue: INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY (GENERAL) IPO Consultation: Setting The Limit on The Value of Claims Heard in The UK Patents County Court PATENTS Persons Skilled in the Art: Obviousness and Sufficiency; Tate & Lyle Technology Ltd v Roquette Freres: Claim Construction Destroys Novelty; and, Grimme Maschinenfabrik GmbH & Co KG v Derek Scott (t/a Scotts...
Chinese business and the Internet: the infrastructure for trust.
... Although the Internet and E-commerce revolutions have clearly taken hold ... does not change even when the group of Internet users expands further. ... Limited in Beijing, Shanghai, and Guangzhou--China's most wired ... is to build a corporate environment in which values such as ...
US China Trade War Newsletter
Dear Friends, There have been major developments in the trade, solar cells, US/Chinese antitrust, and securities areas. REASON FOR THIS NEWSLETTER - Some readers have commented that this newsletter is too long and should be broken up into separate parts. I disagree. Although separate sections are clearly marked so that readers...
... BECOMES DESTRUCTIONISM; IT COSTS JOBS” . . . . PRESIDENT ... labor rights and environmental protections. Nations don’t ...We agree with the broad group of stakeholders that these issues ... complaint against Shanghai Pudong Development Bank and the Bank ...
Sanctions Round Up: First Quarter 2019
In this quarter, OFAC lifted sanctions on Rusal and other companies following divestment by Oleg Deripaska. Meanwhile, as Venezuela descends into economic and political crisis, the US targeted PdVSA and others to hasten regime change. Also this quarter, the Trump Administration continued to increase pressure on Iran through the termination of the waiver program for importers of Iranian oil....
US China Trade War – Default Dangers, Trans Pacific Partnership In Jeopardy, Trade, Customs Antitrust And Securities
There have been some major developments in litigation, including dangers of default judgments, trade, Solar Cells, Chinese Antidumping, patents, US/Chinese antitrust, and securities areas. January was a very important month for US Trade Policy because of the problems with the Trade Promotion Authority/Fast Track Trade Bill and the Trans Pacific Partnership (“TPP”) and Trans-
...Congress. Literally there have been day to .... In November 2013, a group of over 170 lawmakers in the House ... passage,” and also environmental groups like the Sierra Club and ... the manager of Sl Group’s Shanghai chemical plant defected to Sino ...
ITC Section 337 Update – March 2017
Commission Reverses ALJ’s Dismissal Of U.S. Steel’s False Designation Of Origin Claim And Sets Hearing On U.S. Steel’s Antitrust Claim In Certain Carbon Steel; U.S. Steel Withdraws Trade Secret Theft Claim – 2017 has produced a number of significant developments in the landmark Section 337 investigation on Certain Carbon Steel, Inv. No. 337-TA-1002. Last year, U.S. Steel filed a Section 337...
. Commission Reverses ALJ’s Dismissal Of U.S. ...’ to the particular environment, will not rescue a claim from ... a litigation stemming from SI Group, Inc.’s (“SI”) Section 337 ... Hong Kong; Sino Legend HGL; Shanghai Lunsai; and Red Avenue BV to be in ...
US China Trade War Developments - Trade, IP, Antitrust and Securities
There have been major developments in the trade, Chinese Antidumping, 337, litigation, US/Chinese antitrust, and securities areas. TRADE - THE ANTICOMPETITIVE IMPACT OF US ANTIDUMPING LAW IN CHINA AND THE US - Last week, I gave a speech in Washington DC on a paper that eventually will become an article in the Journal of...
... of the paper is that the continued decision of the Commerce Department ... 2007 agreement on labor, environment, innovation, and access to ... not just to special interest groups. It will include procedures to get ... transactions with Cheng’s Shanghai office for the purpose of ...
Resolving the Title VII partner-employee debate.
TABLE OF CONTENTS INTRODUCTION I. DARWINIAN ... hostile and abusive work environment (3) and continued to plague her ...) The creation of this distinct group of senior associates marked one ... Kong, Tokyo, Beijing, and Shanghai. (121) The appellate court reviewing ...
California Dreaming: Migration and Dependency.
...[sic] Chinese." (1) This sign conveys an unusual message, for it implies ... within the same family groups, clan organizations, and economic ... the Treaty established Shanghai and Ningbo as major treaty ports ... The tremendous change in environment, the price rise of food and ...
Sovereign investment in the sports industry
Investors active in the sports industry have reaped high rewards across the globe in recent years. These investors include sovereign investors willing to enter the game and capitalize on the strong financial performance, unique investment structures and access to owners, athletes, and governments that flow from transactions in the sports sector. In addition, these investors benefit from the...
Getting to data nirvana: A legal and compliance guide to data value creation: Chapter 1 — Understanding data value and ownership
“Getting to Data Nirvana” is our four-step approach to help you integrate your legal, regulatory and compliance work streams into your organisation’s overall data strategy. The job of the legal and compliance teams is to make sure that their company’s data projects do not breach applicable laws. Their task is not easy because the number of laws regulating the processing of data – particularly...
Fashion Law - Autumn/Winter 2016
The business of fashion is exciting, fast paced and driven by passionate and creative people. But it is important to remember that it is just that – a business. While creativity and passion are integral to success in the fashion industry, they won’t get you there alone. Being surrounded by people who can assist in the more mundane aspects of business – corporate structure, employment law, as well
Post-crisis management: a study of corporate restructuring in Asia.
... on the case of China Huajing Electronics Group Corporation--a leading Chinese enterprise. We ... Zhong Yuan, Deputy General Manager of Shanghai Belling, China's leading foundry, noted, the ... a favorable operational and fiscal environment to gain freedom from the controls of Central ...
New Update June 25, 2015 US China Trade War — TAA Passes House– Heavy Lift of TPP Negotiations Continue
On June 25, 2015, the House of Representatives passed the African Growth and Opportunity Act (“AGO”) by a vote of 286 to 138, which includes Trade Adjustment Assistance (“TAA”), and the bill, has been sent to President Obama. On June 24, 2015 the US Senate passed the Trade Promotion Authority (“TPA”) bill by a vote of 60 to 38 and President Obama has signed the bill into law.
... access to medicines, worker rights, environment, currency manipulation and investment provisions ... package inflamed labor unions and liberal groups that had fought ferociously to block it, ... from shelves pending an investigation by Shanghai’s Bureau of Supervision, Inspection and ...
TV regulation in a digital age
Hogan Lovells and leading TMT consultancy Analysys Mason launched a white paper yesterday which argues for retaining a ‘three layer approach’ to video regulation in the face of ongoing changes to how video content is consumed by viewers. Please see full Publication below for more information.
Arbitration World - June 2012
Arbitration World - June 2012 In this Issue: - News from around the World - World Investment Treaty Arbitration Update - U.S. Supreme Court Takes Another Look at the Enforceability of Pre-Dispute Arbitration Clauses - The “SCC Emergency Arbitrator”: First Experiences with the Pre-Ar
Mainbrace: June 2017 (No. 3)
Welcome to the summer 2017 edition of Mainbrace. To say we live in interesting times would be a serious understatement. We read headlines on a daily basis that challenge traditionally accepted notions of how governments operate, creating uncertainty as to how they will do so in the future. When you couple that uncertainty with the stiff headwinds faced by the maritime industry in recent years—vess
Arbitration World - September 20, 2012
In this Issue: - Indian Arbitration: Recent Trends - News from around the World - World Investment Treaty Arbitration Update - International Arbitration in Chile—2004 and Beyond - Thailand Loses U.S. Appeal of Confirmation of UNCITRAL Award and Challenge to Arbitrability - Important UK Privy Council Decision on...
Oil and Gas Arbitration in the Asia-Pacific Region
The increased use of arbitration by parties in the Asia-Pacific region has been a consistent trend over the past decade, and shows no sign of declining. For example, the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) recently announced that it administered an all-time record number of 452 new cases in 2017, up 32 per cent from 343 new cases in 2016 and a 67 per cent increase from the 271 new...
Red Notice Newsletter - October 2015
Welcome to the October 2015 edition of Red Notice, a publication of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP. This month on the anticorruption front, a Japanese multinational conglomerate settles U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) charges in connection with alleged violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), a European water supplier and its executives...
... Japanese multinational conglomerate settles U.S. Securities and Exchange ...’s lax internal control environment enabled its subsidiary to pay ... in the FCPA Blog and Shanghai Daily . . . Criminal Proceedings ..., the Romanian branch of Veolia Group. . . The French-owned Veolia Group ...
Global Tax Enforcement in 2016: What You Need To Know
... into a first-tier policy concern for the global community. Starting ...To deal with this new environment, actors must prepare themselves ... Zuercher Bank, Credit Suisse Group AG, Basler Kantonalbank, Bank Julius ... through The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited in India ...
Securities Litigation, Enforcement, And White-Collar Criminal Defense Quarterly Newsletter, Winter 2008
... jury verdict for plaintiffs in the Apollo Group securities trial illustrates this point. If the ... & Foerster attorneys in Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Beijing, educate China-based companies about ... in a challenging economic environment, could have long-term effects on how other ...
Global Tax Enforcement in 2016: What You Need to Know
The investigation and prosecution of tax evasion has, in the past decade, grown from a specialized subcategory of law enforcement into a first-tier policy concern for the international community. Financial institutions, bankers, professional advisers, and taxpayers need to understand that stepped-up global tax enforcement has made the financial world smaller and more transparent. To deal with...
The International Comparative Legal Guide to: International Arbitration 2012: Chapter 58: USA
Originally published in The International Comparative Legal Guide to: International Arbitration 2012. 1. Arbitration Agreements - What, if any, are the legal requirements of an arbitration agreement under the laws of the USA? As a predicate to understanding this and other topics addressed in this chapter, it is important to...