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Legal Update
15 August 2018
Tauil & Chequer Legal Update
On August 14, 2018, the Brazilian Data Protection Law was signed, with vetoes, by President Michel Temer.
Newsletter
15 August 2018
Newsletter
14 August 2018
Structured and market-linked product news for inquiring minds
Mayer Brown Newsletter
REVERSEinquiries is Mayer Brown’s new structured and market-linked products-focused newsletter.
White Paper
14 August 2018
emeraldinsight
The purpose of this paper is to explain innocent actors in the virtual currency space (e.g. virtual currency exchanges, financial institutions, social media platforms) and how to avoid potential exposure because of the misconduct of users or customers.
In Brief
14 August 2018
Mayer Brown In Brief
On July 31, 2018, the governor of Massachusetts signed the Clean Energy Future Act (CEFA) into law adding another 1,600 MW of authorized offshore wind before December 31, 2035 to the 1,600 MW previously authorized under section 83C of 2016's Green Communities Act.
Book
14 August 2018
Mayer Brown Book
Access our BDC Facts & Stats for a compendium of information regarding the business development companies (BDCs) that have taken measures to increase their use of leverage, the terms of BDC advisory agreements, and more.
Article
August 2018
PLI Current: The Journal of PLI Press, Vol. 2, No. 3
In a bylined article, Capital Markets partner Anna Pinedo (New York) discusses modernizing communications safe harbors.
Article
August 2018
Mayer Brown Article
Counsel Brian Hirshberg examines some of the issues raised in comment letters issued by the SEC staff to real estate investment trusts regarding their use of financial measures not presented in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.
Article
August 2018
Mayer Brown Article
Counsel Brian Hirshberg discusses the availability of shelf offerings, capital markets opportunities and provides a legislative update for business development companies.
Legal Update
13 August 2018
Mayer Brown Legal Update
On January 1, 2019, Financial Accounting Standards Board (“FASB”) guidelines come into effect that will present public-company borrowers with changes to the treatment of leasing transactions under US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (“GAAP”)—changes that could extraordinarily affect their balance sheets.
Legal Update
13 August 2018
Tauil & Chequer Legal Update
In a decision published on August 8, 2018, the 1st Panel of the Superior Court of Justice (STJ) unanimously recognized the right of a company under judicial reorganization to participate in a bidding process (licitação).
Legal Update
August 2018
Mayer Brown Legal Update
The Pensions Ombudsman has decided that a scheme administrator’s failure to send the Pensions Regulator’s pension fraud warning leaflet to a member requesting a transfer, and to carry out due diligence checks on a receiving scheme which turned out to be a suspected scam vehicle, amounted to maladministration. The Ombudsman ordered the administrator to reinstate the member’s benefits in the transferring scheme.
Legal Update
10 August 2018
Mayer Brown Legal Update
Parties to an ISDA Master Agreement may choose to enter into a Credit Support Annex whereby one or both parties are obliged to post collateral. Commonly, there will be an obligation for the party receiving the collateral to pay interest on it, with the aim of making the provision of collateral reasonably economically neutral for both parties.

But what happens if the relevant reference interest rate is in effect negative? Does the party that posts collateral also have to pay interest on it to the receiving party? That is the question at the heart of a case recently considered by the English Court.
Legal Update
August 2018
Mayer Brown Legal Update
The UK Competition Appeal Tribunal (the “CAT”) has recently issued two judgments relating to anticompetitive practices in the pharmaceutical sector, namely: (1) ‘pay for delay’ agreements in GlaxoSmithKline PLC v Competition and Markets Authority [2018] CAT 4; and (2) excessive pricing in Pfizer Inc. and Pfizer Limited v Competition and Markets Authority [2018] CAT 11.
Legal Update
July 2018
Mayer Brown Legal Update
Please see the latest issue of The Pensions Brief.
Legal Update
August 2018
Mayer Brown Legal Update
In Cape Intermediate Holdings Ltd v Dring (for and on behalf of the Asbestos Victims Support Group) [2018] EWCA Civ 1795, the Court of Appeal set aside an Order giving a non-party unprecedented access to documents held in court at the end of a trial.
Legal Update
9 August 2018
Mayer Brown Legal Update
A decision last week by the highest court in Maryland may fuel a revival in dictionary sales by private holders of delinquent loans secured by residential properties located in the state.
Newsletter
9 August 2018
Article
8 August 2018
Mayer Brown Consulting (Singapore) Article
On 16 January 2016, the Joint Comprehensive Program of Action (JCPOA) was implemented in accordance with the Iran nuclear deal concluded on 14 July 2015 as a result of the negotiations between China, France, Germany, the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom, the United States, the EU and the Islamic Republic of Iran.

The landmark deal lifted international sanctions on Iran, although restrictions remained on certain activities.
Newsletter
8 August 2018
Recent Cases and New Laws Affecting Employers
Mayer Brown Newsletter
Video
7 August 2018
Mayer Brown Video

Big data is top of mind at virtually every company and is often described as one of a business’s most valuable assets.

Legal Update
August 2018
Mayer Brown Legal Update
The Competition and Markets Authority has published the provisional decision report in its market investigation into the investment consultancy and fiduciary management services provided to institutional investors, in particular pension scheme trustees.
Newsletter
2018 Q2
Mayer Brown JSM Newsletter
In this twentieth edition, we flag and provide comment on anticipated employment law developments during the second quarter of 2018 and highlight some of the major legislative, consultative, policy and case law changes to look out for in 2018.
Article
7 August 2018
Mayer Brown Consulting (Singapore) Article
On 1 June 2018 the new Prime Minister issued an Order that lowered the GST rate to zero; this does not cover supplies that are already exempted. All GST registrants will continue to be subject to all other GST requirements, including the filing of GST returns, bad debt adjustments, claiming of input tax credits where applicable and issuance of tax invoices.
Legal Update
7 August 2018
Mayer Brown Legal Update
Following President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action and to reinstate US sanctions against Iran, the European Commission published on June 6, 2018 a proposal for a delegated regulation, updating Council Regulation 2271/96, the so-called “Blocking Statute,” to counter the extraterritorial effects of these reinstated sanctions.
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