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  • VIETNAM CASINO BUSINESS BREAKING NEWS  – THE LAW IS ISSUED – VIETNAMESE CAN GAMBLE – WHAT YOU MUST KNOW:
      On 20 January 2017, the Government issued a long-awaiting casino business decree No. 03/2017/ND-CP (Casino Decree) allowing Vietnamese nationals to gamble in the country fort the first time in history on this scale. Here are the key features of the Casino Decree: Casino business, as defined by Casino Decree, ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris VietnamPublished on Monday, January 23rd, 2017By Oliver Massmann
  • FDIC Consumer News Issues “Answers to Common Questions on How to Avoid Financial Mistakes and Protect Your Money”
    Today, the FDIC issued its Winter 2017 FDIC Consumer News which can be read or printed at www.fdic.gov/consumers/consumer/news/cnwin17, with e-reader and portable audio (MP3) versions forthcoming. Additionally, in the coming weeks a Spanish-language version will be posted at www.fdic.gov/quicklinks/spanish.html.  This issue focuses on Answers to Common Questions on How to ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Banking LawPublished on Monday, January 23rd, 2017By Mark D. Belongia
  • New York Governor Vetoes Public Contract Notice Bill Requiring Prejudice Before Forfeiture
    One of our previous alerts provided notice of a bill passed by the New York State legislature requiring any contract awarded for public work include a provision that the contractor’s failure to give a notice within 180 days of the time prescribed in the contract would not invalidate any claim ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Construction LawPublished on Monday, January 23rd, 2017By Richard P. Dyer
  • New York Governor Issues Executive Order to Close Wage Gap In State Contracts
    On January 9, 2017, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed Executive Order 162 requiring state agencies and authorities to include a provision in state contracts “requiring contractors to agree to include detailed workforce utilization reports, in addition to the equal employment opportunity information” that is currently required to be included ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Construction LawPublished on Monday, January 23rd, 2017By Jose A. Aquino
  • Duane Morris Partner Christopher Soriano Featured on ESPN In The Gate Podcast
    Duane Morris partner Christopher Soriano of the Cherry Hill office appeared on a recent broadcast of the ESPN In the Gate podcast, speaking about the future of horse race wagering. Mr. Soriano’s interview starts at about the 29 minute mark. ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Gaming LawPublished on Friday, January 20th, 2017By DuaneMorris3
  • Rechtsanwalt in Vietnam Oliver Massmann POWER UND ENERGIE IN VIETNAM – AUSBLICK FÜR DAS EU – VIETNAM FREIHANDELSABKOMMEN (EVFTA)
    Vietnam hat das Bestreben zum Ausdruck gebracht, zu erneuerbarer und umweltfreundlicher Energie zu wechseln, wobei regional gewonnene Energie hinsichtlich sozialer, wirtschaftlicher und energieschonender Faktoren bevorzugt wird. Die zunehmende Nachfrage nach Energie drängt Vietnam dazu, lokale Ressourcen zu erschließen, was private Investitionen erfordert. Vietnam ist bislang nicht unabhängig genug, um die ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris VietnamPublished on Thursday, January 19th, 2017By Oliver Massmann
  • VIETNAM – GUIDE to Anti-Money Laundering
    Member of Financial Action Task Force (FATF)? No, Vietnam is currently not a member of FATF. On FATF Blacklist? No. Member of Egmont? No. ML background in region Overview of country risks Vietnam’s deeper integration into regional and world’s economy for the past few years has been a great opportunity ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris VietnamPublished on Thursday, January 19th, 2017By Oliver Massmann
  • VIETNAM INSURANCE GUIDE
    Market overview Global Member of International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) ? Yes, Vietnam became member of IAIS in 2007. Global regulators, bodies and legislation applicable to country A project “ComFrame” set up by the Internationally Active Insurance Groups (IAIG related to IAIS), is planned to establish regulatory framework with ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris VietnamPublished on Thursday, January 19th, 2017By Oliver Massmann
  • Rechtsanwalt in Vietnam Oliver Massmann BANKING LÖSUNGEN FÜR LIQUIDITÄTSENGPÄSSE UND FAULE KREDITE
    Die vietnamesische Staatsbank (SBV) steht kurz davor, das Bankensystem zu reformieren und dafür zu sorgen, dass es besser verwaltet und transparenter wird. Damit Vietnams Finanzmarkt international attraktiver wird, muss die SBV, wie im Folgenden beschrieben, Zirkulare umsetzen und internationale Finanzstandards einführen. Steuerung des Devisenmarkts Die Verordnung betreffend Devisengeschäfte wurde mittels ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris VietnamPublished on Thursday, January 19th, 2017By Oliver Massmann
  • Supreme Court Will Not Consider Backpage.com CDA Section 230 Case
    Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA) generally grants broad immunity to Internet Service Providers (ISPs) with respect to third-party content posted on the ISP sites. The legislative history behind CDA Section 230 makes plain that Congress intended for the Internet to flourish for businesses and the US economy, ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris TechLawPublished on Wednesday, January 18th, 2017By DuaneMorris3