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The intersection of Federal Civil Enforcement: claims and health care restructurings

Various challenges have caused a number of healthcare companies to financially struggle and have resulted in a number of restructurings. This article looks at the role of government.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 20 October 2017 | Practice Area: Health and Safety

Consumer credit restructurings - industry on high alert

This article presents a snapshot of the insolvency regime around consumer credit in the UK and the particular challenges for insolvency practitioners appointed to restructure a consumer credit business.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 19 October 2017 | Practice Area: Consumer Credit

Assigning liquidator rights to sue: what has been created?

This article looks at the issues that arise from recent reforms to Australian insolvency laws, along with the opportunities created.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 19 October 2017 | Practice Area: Litigation

European Union adopts new Directive to better resolve double taxation disputes

The Council of the European Union adopted the Tax Dispute Resolution Mechanism Directive on 10 October 2017. This article examines some of the key objectives of the new rules under the Directive.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 18 October 2017 | Practice Area: Central Government

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Food and Beverage News and Trends: October 2017

This regular publication by DLA Piper lawyers focuses on helping clients navigate the ever-changing business, legal and regulatory landscape.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 17 October 2017 | Practice Area: Social Welfare

FINRA revises and restructures registration and exam requirements

In a long-awaited move, the Securities and Exchange Commission recently approved a set of new rules proposed by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. This article examines the proposals.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 16 October 2017 | Practice Area: Banking and Finance

Are banks ready for the Internet of Things revolution?

In the first of a two part series, DLA Piper's lawyers consider whether banks are ready for the Internet of Things revolution.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 13 October 2017 | Practice Area: Banking and Finance

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Climate change liability? The escape of the salmon

This article uses a recent incident at a fish farm to shine a light on emerging concerns and strategies for limiting legal risk from climate-related damages.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 13 October 2017 | Practice Area: Environment

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OECD releases reviews on BEPS Action 14

The OECD has released analyses of individual country efforts to improve dispute resolution mechanisms. This article examines the efforts of Belgium, Canada, the Netherlands, Switzerland, the UK and the US.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 12 October 2017 | Practice Area: Non Governmental Organisations

Supreme Court Corner Q3 2017

The Lanham Act's disparagement clause violates the free speech clause of the First Amendment and inter partes review before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. This article reviews the two cases in question.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 12 October 2017 | Practice Area: Patents

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