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Lloyd Harmetz

SEC requests comment on securities offering exemptions

Capital Markets - USA
Morrison & Foerster LLP

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently requested public comment on ways to simplify, harmonise and improve the registration exemptions under the Securities Act.

Alexander Vida

What happens when an EU mark is not well known in Hungary?

Intellectual Property - Hungary
Danubia Patent and Law Office LLC

The Hungarian Intellectual Property Office (HIPO) recently refused to register a mark on the basis that the opponent had proved its prior mark's reputation in a substantial part of the European Union.

Jaime L M Jones

Sutter Health files motion to dismiss, criticising DOJ's outdated False Claims Act theories in Medicare Advantage case

Healthcare & Life Sciences - USA
Sidley Austin LLP

Sutter Health recently filed a motion to dismiss the Department of Justice's (DOJ's) complaint in intervention in a False Claims Act suit which alleged that Sutter had knowingly submitted and caused the submission of unsupported diagnoses codes for Medicare Advantage patients in order to inflate Medicare reimbursements.

Pedro Cortés

Fiscal consequences of offshore regime revocation

Private Client & Offshore Services - Macau
Rato, Ling, Lei & Cortés Advogados

Macau's offshore regime will be revoked on 1 January 2021.

Yu Dan

Have foreign-invested insurer licences been made available to foreign investors?

Insurance - China
AnJie Law Firm

For foreign investors with an eye on the Chinese insurance market, obtaining an insurance intermediary licence is a good idea.

Rebecca Rule

Voluntary overtime must be included in holiday pay if sufficiently regular and settled

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The Court of Appeal recently confirmed that the EU Working Time Directive requires voluntary overtime to be included in holiday pay if it is sufficiently regular and settled to amount to normal remuneration.

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

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