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Jason R Lehner

SEC adopts payment disclosure rules for resource extraction companies

Banking & Financial Services - USA
Shearman & Sterling LLP

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has adopted a final rule which requires US and foreign resource extraction issuers to disclose any payments made to the US federal government or foreign governments for the commercial development of oil, natural gas or minerals.

Gordon Drakes

How to select and what to expect from your franchise lawyer

Franchising - United Kingdom
Fieldfisher LLP

Franchising is a complex area of law and, aside from ensuring that a business is franchisable and ready to franchise, choosing the right franchise lawyer is a key strategic decision.

Yuming Wang

Publishing house awarded Rmb1.5 million in damages for trade dress copycat

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

The Commercial Press has published the Dictionary of Frequently Used Ancient Chinese Characters since 1979.

Kaan Demir

Restrictions on bearer shares to counter financing of terrorism

Corporate & Commercial - Turkey
Kayum & Demir

The Turkish Grand National Assembly has promulgated the Act on the Prevention of the Financing of Propagation of Weapons of Mass Destruction, which foresees material amendments to the Commercial Code's provisions regarding bearer share certificates.

Jennifer L Key

Order 872-related FERC and state proceedings initiated in its initial weeks of effectiveness

Energy & Natural Resources - USA
Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Now that Order 872 has been effective for a few weeks, the first few proceedings that will inform its implementation have commenced.

Victoria Goode

Posting employees from the United Kingdom to the European Union – social security arrangements

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

In a welcome move, the European Union has notified the United Kingdom that all EU countries will apply the 'detached worker' exception to UK employees who are temporarily seconded to work in the European Union.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, France, Germany, Israel, Peru