Previous Attempts to Create a
Unitary Patent Protection
The proposal was reformulated in
2009, after the entry into force of the Lisbon Treaty, which introduced a new
legal basis for the creation of EU IP rights. According to article...
By Morrison & Foerster LLP
Excerpt: 2011 Emerging Issues 5902
SUMMARY: This EIA is a guide to the principal EU and US
securitization regulatory developments and the challenges and prospects for
transatlantic securitization issuers and investors...
The Bribery Act 2010 (the
"Act") enters into force tomorrow
and with it comes some
of the most
far-reaching anti-bribery laws in the
world, surpassing the previous benchmark
set by the
U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act...
Updates on (A) Synthetic ETFs and (B) the Implementation of UCITS IV
A recent Financial Stability Board note ("Potential financial stability issues
arising from recent trends in Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs)" ) has raised...
Eight international trade associations, including the International
Swaps and Derivatives Association, the European Banking
Federation and the Futures and
Options Association, have sent a
joint letter to Michel Barnier,
the EU Internal...
By Stephen M. McNabb , Marsha Z. Gerber , Stefan Reisinger and Gwen Shirl Green
President Barack Obama yesterday
signed an Executive Order imposing significant new sanctions against Syria that
will vastly curtail the ability of U.S. companies...
Once a book, song or artwork
falls into the public domain, it becomes forever available for use by members
of the public, who need not worry about the author's intellectual property
rights. Such is the bargain between artists and the...
by Esteban Ropolo
For the last few years,
Argentina's government has been serially violating its commitments to a rules
based multilateral trading system under the World Trade Organization (WTO). The
recently introduced non-automatic...
By Astrid Aafjes
Astrid Aafjes is the
founder and executive director of Women Win. She has headed studies on women's
microcredit for the UNDP, worked with the UN Special Rapporteur on Violence
Against Women on a global report for the UN Commission...
By: Lori Noguchi* and Shahla Ali**
Foundation. Dr. Lori Noguchi has
twenty years of experience in China. Fluent in Mandarin and Japanese, she has
expertise in developing social and economic development programs and conducting