By Morrison & Foerster LLP
Excerpt: 2011 Emerging Issues 5904
SUMMARY: Increased regulation of derivatives has
been a key element of international efforts to strengthen the global financial
regulatory framework. There is great concern that...
By: Carmel O'Sullivan
Carmel O'Sullivan is a Ph.D. Candidate at Queensland University
Many thought, no doubt, that the horrors of the Second World War - the camps,
the cruelty, the extermination...
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...
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...
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...
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 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...
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: 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