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Keeping your company’s data safe this tax season

Tax-related identity theft is nothing new, but tax season 2016 took tax schemes to a new level.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 16 February 2017 | Practice Area: Data Protection and Privacy

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Defining foreign private issuers: Are you a wizard or a muggle?

Companies defined as “foreign private issuers” enjoy a number of important advantages under special SEC rules and accommodations.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 09 February 2017 | Practice Area: Capital Markets and Debt Securities

A guide to doing business in the UAE

This guide provides an overview of the principal legal issues for foreign investors considering doing business in the United Arab Emirates.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 06 February 2017 | Practice Area: Anti Money Laundering

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Global merger control changes for 2017

Latham's Antitrust & Competition practice litigators share their insights on newly introduced merger reporting requirements.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 02 February 2017 | Practice Area: Merger Control

Will China become the global leader on climate change?

Climate change has become a key concern for China in recent years, as evidenced by its pledge to reduce carbon emissions per unit of GDP by 60% from 2015 levels by 2030.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 31 January 2017 | Practice Area: Energy

China: New measures for deregulating and promoting foreign direct investment

Significant measures will further reduce market access restrictions and create a more level playing field for foreign investors to attract FDI.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 27 January 2017 | Practice Area: Central Government

Environment: The year ahead

The year ahead presents a series of challenges and opportunities for the development of environmental law across Europe.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 24 January 2017 | Practice Area: Central Government

Theresa May’s 12 Brexit principles – and what they mean for financial services

Prime Minister Theresa May’s recent speech made three important references to the future of the financial services industry, and they are largely what the industry had been hoping to hear.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 19 January 2017 | Practice Area: Central Government

Rating: 4 people found this useful

European Commission proposes e-privacy regulation

The Proposal includes provisions with a broad scope of application covering over-the-top (OTT) services as well as communication between devices and all data stored on a device.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 13 January 2017 | Practice Area: Data Protection and Privacy

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Prosecuting corporate offending – a new approach from the Serious Fraud Office

Deferred prosecution agreements became part of the prosecutors’ toolbox in 2014. Recent statements from the Serious Fraud Office indicate an increasing willingness to seek DPAs.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 10 January 2017 | Practice Area: Financial Crime and Fraud

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