International Transactions. Legal news and articles for April 27 - 30, 2017

Deal Watch: Virtu and Paul Weiss Seek HFT SupremacyUS trying to disrupt Iran's cooperation with intl. banks: ZarifSeller In Stock Row Slams $20M Award In Federal CourtFriday afternoon linksFriday afternoon links9 Things To Consider When Doing Business InternationallyAmended anti-money laundering and terrorist financing code gazettedBermuda Bribery Act: Waiting in the Wings — Implications for the Insurance IndustryEnforcing Foreign arbitral awards in AustraliaRecent updates from the upcoming Prague Gaming Summit 2017China Capital Controls: Best Practices for Accelerating International PaymentsDirk J.J. Suringa | The National Law ReviewJohnson Controls International plc: Johnson Controls reports second quarter results and increases share repurchase ...Latin America: Special Report 2017 Latin America: Standing StrongTPP | Reasonable Cause for International Information Return Penalties

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The Unexpected Ways U.S. Law Applies To Any Company Doing Business in Cuba
Cuba JournalApril 6, 2017

“Because of the many unknowns, we are advising our clients to proceed with caution,” Louis A. Dejoie, chairman of the international law practice group at McNees Wallace & Nurick in Harrisburg, Pa. “Things might change rapidly one way or another. With ...more »

Australia-China partnership to invest in east London housing project
Out-Law.comApril 6, 2017

... to get the green light, would play to the UK government's need to increase housing supply in London and relieve congestion on London's busy road network," said infrastructure expert Graham Robinson of Pinsent Masons, the law firm behind Out-Law.com ...more »

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Deal Watch: Virtu and Paul Weiss Seek HFT Supremacy
The American LawyerApril 30, 2017

The transaction has also yielded roles for a half-dozen Am Law 100 firms. Back in 2008, Virtu was founded by Vincent Viola, ... CDH Investments / Hillhouse Capital Group / Belle International Holdings Ltd. A consortium led by private equity firms CDH ...more »

US trying to disrupt Iran's cooperation with intl. banks: Zarif
Press TVApril 29, 2017

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has slammed the US government for making efforts to sabotage transactions between Iran and international banking system. Addressing the 4th Iran-Europe Banking and Business Forum on Saturday, Zarif said US ...more »

Seller In Stock Row Slams $20M Award In Federal Court
Law360 (subscription)April 29, 2017

Law360, New York (April 28, 2017, 8:47 PM EDT) -- A Canadian hedge fund founder urged a California federal court Friday to vacate a $20 million arbitration award he and others were ordered to pay a trading company that claims to have been the victim of ...more »

Friday afternoon links
American Enterprise InstituteApril 28, 2017

... terms are almost always used to imply incorrectly something negative about the US economy, when in fact there really are no trade “deficits” or “imbalances” once we account for all international transactions for goods, services and financial assets ...more »

Friday afternoon links
American Enterprise InstituteApril 28, 2017

Therefore, whenever you hear somebody talk about the trade deficit or a trade imbalance, it's almost guaranteed that you'll hear nothing about the foreign investment inflow that offsets any current account deficit, or the fact that international trade ...more »

9 Things To Consider When Doing Business Internationally
The London EconomicApril 28, 2017

You will need experienced legal advisers – lawyers familiar with the complexities of international law – to help your business steer clear of penalties and fines for non-compliance. Your business will be affected by language issues. If you're doing ...more »

Amended anti-money laundering and terrorist financing code gazetted
International Law Office (registration)April 28, 2017

Schedule 2 of the Anti-money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Code of Practice 2008 sets out a list of jurisdictions (the 'recognised jurisdictions') with laws and regulations similar to that of the British Virgin Islands. ... Persons who conduct ...more »

Bermuda Bribery Act: Waiting in the Wings — Implications for the Insurance Industry
JD Supra (press release)April 28, 2017

It is modelled largely on the UK's Bribery Act 2010 and is introduced in readiness for the UK's extension to Bermuda of the OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions and the United Nations ...more »

Enforcing Foreign arbitral awards in Australia
Lexology (registration)April 28, 2017

The Arbitration Act also provides that UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration ("Model Law") has effect in Australia. In recent years, provisions of the Arbitration Act giving effect to the Model Law were upheld against a ...more »

Recent updates from the upcoming Prague Gaming Summit 2017
CalvinAyre.comApril 28, 2017

He is the Immediate Past President of the International Masters of Gaming Law (IMGL), the pre-eminent global gambling law networking and educational organisation. He has been consistently ranked as a “Leading Individual” in Gaming & Gambling by ...more »

China Capital Controls: Best Practices for Accelerating International Payments
The National Law ReviewApril 28, 2017

“Capital account transactions” means the transactions causing the change of external assets and liabilities level in the international receipts and payments, including capital transfer, direct investment, securities investment, derivative products and ...more »

Dirk J.J. Suringa | The National Law Review
The National Law ReviewApril 27, 2017

Dirk Suringa is a partner in the firm's Washington, DC office, practicing in the areas of international tax planning and controversies.more »

Johnson Controls International plc: Johnson Controls reports second quarter results and increases share repurchase ...
The Wall Street TranscriptApril 27, 2017

Johnson Controls International, plc (NYSE: JCI) today reported a fiscal second quarter 2017 GAAP loss per share ('EPS') from continuing operations of $0.16driven by a non-cash tax charge and other special items (see attached footnotes for additional ...more »

Latin America: Special Report 2017 Latin America: Standing Strong
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)April 27, 2017

Despite fears that the election of Donald Trump as US president could do severe damage to Mexico's economic prospects, the country is now seen as offering the best growth opportunities of all the Pacific Alliance countries. Mexico and Peru have ...more »

TPP | Reasonable Cause for International Information Return Penalties
The CPA Journal (blog)April 27, 2017

The Internal Revenue Code (IRC) requires the filing of a number of different information returns with respect to foreign entities or transactions. These “international information returns” include Form 5471 (for U.S. persons who own shares in certain ...more »

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