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Cross-Border Business Benefits of Malta Tax System--US-Malta Treaty
Posted on 12 Sep 2011 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

By Sanford J. Davis, Mitchell R. Kops, William Kambas and Theodore Ahlgren Excerpt: 2011 Emerging Issues 5869 SUMMARY : Malta has emerged as an increasingly attractive jurisdiction for multinational enterprises. In recent years, Malta has... Read More

August 31 Amnesty Deadline for Indian Bank Accounts
Posted on 8 Jul 2011 by Foley & Lardner LLP

DOJ and IRS Pair Up to Target Indian Off-Shore Bank Accounts at HSBC View Media Anyone with an off-shore bank or brokerage account in India who has not yet reported the account on his or her tax return has until August 31, 2011 to take advantage... Read More

Fulbright Briefing : The United States and Other Nations Expand Sanctions Against Iran
Posted on 1 Dec 2011 by Norton Rose Fulbright

By: Stephen M. McNabb , Marsha Z. Gerber , Stefan Reisinger and Mary Beth Balhoff On November 21, 2011, the United States announced three measures designed to enhance sanctions on Iran. The President issued an Executive Order authorizing the... Read More

U.S. Supreme Court Decisions Limit Jurisdiction for Suits against Foreign Suppliers
Posted on 19 Jul 2011 by johnlwatkins

By John L. Watkins, Partner, Barnes & Thornburg LLP On June 27, 2011, the United States Supreme Court issued two decisions that limit the ability of U.S. courts to assert jurisdiction against foreign manufacturers if their contacts... Read More

The United States and Other Nations Expand Sanctions Against Iran
Posted on 15 Dec 2011 by Norton Rose Fulbright

Fulbright Briefing Stephen M. McNabb , Marsha Z. Gerber , Stefan Reisinger and Mary Beth Balhoff On November 21, 2011, the United States announced three measures designed to enhance sanctions on Iran. The President issued an Executive Order authorizing... Read More

Supreme Court Rules on Exercise of Personal Jurisdiction over Foreign Companies
Posted on 7 Jul 2011 by Keller and Heckman LLP

View Media On June 27, 2011, the Supreme Court of the United States issued opinions in Goodyear Luxembourg Tires v. Brown , 564 U.S. ___ [1] , [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers / unenhanced version available from lexisONE Free... Read More

Second Circuit Follows Its Kiobel Decision
Posted on 24 Jun 2011 by Cadwalader OneWorld International Practice

Assumes "Hypothetical" Subject Matter Jurisdiction; Affirms a Strict Rule for Finding Alter Ego Liability for an Instrumentality of a Non-U.S. Sovereign By: Louis M. Solomon Shan v. China Construction Bank Corp., No. 10-2992-cv (unpublished... Read More