April 5, 2013

Successful Strategies for Doing Business in Asia: Korea (Updated)

Successful Strategies for Doing Business in Asia: Korea (Updated) WHAT ROLE WILL THE GOVERNMENT OF KOREA PLAY IN APPROVING AND REGULATING FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT? The Korean government takes an active, investor-friendly role in approving and regulating foreign direct investment. Depending on the type of business, a prospective foreign investor seeking to make an investment in […]

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April 5, 2013

Federal Circuit Maintains Patent Exhaustion Precedent, Distinguishes Supreme Court Rulings

Federal Circuit Maintains Patent Exhaustion Precedent, Distinguishes Supreme Court Rulings Patent owners recently received a favorable decision regarding exhaustion of patent rights from the en banc Federal Circuit.  The case, Lexmark International, Inc., v. Impression Products, Inc., concerns aftermarket print cartridge sales and the issue of whether Lexmark’s patent rights are exhausted by (1) sales […]

Hubs
April 4, 2013

New Video: How Much Does It Cost to Start a MLM Company?

New Video: How Much Does It Cost to Start a MLM Company? ? New Video – What’s the Difference between MLM, Network Marketing, Party Plan and Direct Sales? New Video: How Much Does It Cost to Start a MLM Company? Posted on March 31, 2015 by Charity The costs of startup vary widely, depending on […]

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April 2, 2013

Mandatory Training for Community Association Board Members

Mandatory Training for Community Association Board Members Following the release of a report evaluating the Montgomery County Commission on Common Ownership Communities, the Montgomery County Council in Maryland enacted legislation that requires training and certification for board members of common ownership communities. Under Montgomery County law, a common ownership community (COC) is a homeowners’ association […]

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April 2, 2013

New Oregon Law Mandates Sick Leave Policy for Most Employers – Oregon Enacts Mandatory Paid Sick Leave Effective Jan. 1, 2016

New Oregon Law Mandates Sick Leave Policy for Most Employers – Oregon Enacts Mandatory Paid Sick Leave Effective Jan. 1, 2016 HIGHLIGHTS: New Oregon law establishes policy regarding sick leave. All employers that are subject to these new laws should review their policies to make certain they comply. Senate Bill 454 mandates statewide mandatory paid […]

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April 2, 2013

California Court Considers Contaminated Food Product Coverage

California Court Considers Contaminated Food Product Coverage   In Windsor Food Quality Company, LTD. v. The Underwriters of Lloyds of London, 2015 Cal. App. LEXIS 195 (Cal. App. Feb. 6, 2015), the California Court of Appeals considered whether an ingredient obtained from a supplier and used in an insured’s product qualified for coverage as an […]

Opinions
April 2, 2013

Delaware Supreme Court Decision in Rural/Metro Affirms $76 million Judgment Against Third-Party Advisor for Aiding and Abetting Breaches of Fiduciary Duty by Board, but Rejects Suggestion of ‘Gatekeeper’ Duties

Delaware Supreme Court Decision in Rural/Metro Affirms $76 million Judgment Against Third-Party Advisor for Aiding and Abetting Breaches of Fiduciary Duty by Board, but Rejects Suggestion of ‘Gatekeeper’ Duties On November 30, 2015, the Delaware Supreme Court affirmed post-trial decisions by the Delaware Court of Chancery (i) holding RBC Capital Markets, LLC liable to Rural/Metro […]

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April 2, 2013

Video games tax credit finally receives state aid approval

Video games tax credit finally receives state aid approval The European Commission has finally given the green light to the proposed UK video games tax credit which will now come into effect from 1 April 2014. Similar to the existing film and TV tax credits, this new relief will mean games developers could be eligible […]

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April 1, 2013

The Modern UK Slavery Act: Supply Chain Risk Management

The Modern UK Slavery Act: Supply Chain Risk Management The United Kingdom has a number of interesting ideas and policy initiatives. The UK Bribery Act was a strong statement against corruption, but remains unenforced. The United Kingdom has enacted the Modern Slavery Act, which imposes a number of new requirements on global companies. The Modern […]

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April 1, 2013

Third party arbitration funding gets support in Hong Kong

Third party arbitration funding gets support in Hong Kong The Law Reform Commission of Hong Kong recently published a Consultation Paper recommending that the Arbitration Ordinance should be amended to expressly permit third party arbitration funding along with appropriate ethical and financial standards for funders. Third party funding arrangements are usually motivated by a party’s […]

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