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PRC Supreme People's Court Announces That Arrangement Between The Mainland And Hong Kong On Interim Measures In Aid Of Arbitration Will Go Into Effect On October 1, 2019
On September 26, 2019, the Supreme People's Court announced that a previously announced arrangement between Hong Kong...
Hong Kong
4 Oct 2019
Corruption Perceptions Index 2018: Public Sector Corruption In Asia-Pacific Still A Problem With China And Vietnam Dropping Several Places
On January 29, 2019, Transparency International ("TI") published its annual Corruption Perceptions Index ("CPI") for 2018, a survey which ranks perceptions ...
7 Feb 2019
PRC Court Recognizes A U.S. Court Judgment For First Time Based On Principle Of Reciprocity
On June 30, 2017, the Wuhan Intermediate People's Court (the "Wuhan Court") issued a decision recognizing and enforcing a civil money judgment issued by the Los Angeles Superior Court arising out of...
18 Sep 2017
New North Korean Sanctions: Ratcheting Up The Pressure On Kim Jong-Un
The world has recently ratcheted up sanctions on North Korea in response to the regime's aggressive behavior.
United States
26 Apr 2016
Guangdong DOJ Wades Into The Fray By Demanding That CIETAC Cease "Illegal Arbitration Activities" In Guangdong
On July 15, 2015, the PRC Supreme People's Court (SPC) issued an interpretation clarifying various jurisdictional issues arising from the mid-2012 decision of the former South China...
20 Oct 2015
SPC Issues Interpretation On Jurisdictional Issues Arising From CIETAC Split
In a welcome development, the PRC Supreme People's Court (the "SPC") issued on July 15, 2015 an interpretation addressing various jurisdictional issues arising from the decision in mid-2012 of the former CIETAC Shanghai and South China Sub-Commissions to become independent arbitral commissions.
7 Aug 2015
Anti-Corruption Developments To Expect In Asia In 2014
Recent anti-corruption enforcement developments in Asia should serve as a call to action for international and domestic companies operating in the region.
8 Apr 2014
Corruption Allegations In China Lead To A Shareholder Class Action In The U.S.
The filing of a shareholder class action has become routine following a drop in stock price after the revelation of adverse news about a company.
United States
17 Sep 2013
Brazilís New Clean Companies Act Continues Global Fight Against Corruption
President Dilma Rousseff signed into law the Clean Companies Act, Brazilís first sweeping anti-corruption law targeting corporations.
14 Aug 2013
Chinaís Renewed Focus On Anti-Corruption Efforts Highlighted By A New Interpretation On Criminal Offense Of Paying Bribes
In the three months since the Communist Party of China convened its 18th National Congress in November 2012, the CPCís new leaders repeatedly have emphasized the important policy goal of combatting corruption.
11 Mar 2013
China-Based Companyís Victory In Securities Fraud Case Reversed On Appeal
On August 1, 2012, the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit revived a putative securities fraud class action lawsuit.
United States
10 Aug 2012
FCPA Derivative Suit Dismissed: Complaint Devoid Of Specific Allegations Falls Woefully Short
In November 2010, Tidewater Inc. paid more than $15 million to US regulators to settle charges that it had violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA").
United States
12 Jul 2012
U.S. Supreme Court Invites Solicitor Generalís Views on Whether to Grant Review of Case Implicating Key Pleading Standard for Securities Claims
Yesterday, the Supreme Court invited the U.S. Solicitor General to express its views on whether the Court should grant plaintiffsí certiorari petition in The Laborers District Counsel Construction Industry Pension Fund v. Omnicare, Inc., No. 09-1400 ó a case that should be of interest to securities issuers, underwriters, accountants, and others who potentially face the threat of lawsuits under Section 11 of the Securities Act of 1933.
United States
12 Oct 2010
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