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  • SEC Confirms Reg A+ Issuers Can Defer Some Financial Reporting Even When Seeking Exchange Listing
    The Regulation A+ rules adopted by the SEC in 2015 included scaled reporting obligations to assist in reducing issuers’ offering costs as against a traditional IPO. However, if a company is seeking to become a full Securities Exchange Act reporting company, which is required if it is planning a national ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris on Capital MarketsPublished on Tuesday, September 19th, 2017By David N. Feldman
  • VIETNAM SOLAR POWER – THE FIRST OFFICIAL PPA – VIETNAM INVESTMENT REVIEW INTERVIEWING DR. OLIVER MASSMANN
    1. Could you point out for me the good point of this solar PPA? While the previous draft solar PPA does not require the Feed-in-Tariff (FiT) conversion between USD and VND be according to the exchange rate at the time of payment, this newly issued solar PPA repeats the language ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris VietnamPublished on Sunday, September 17th, 2017By Oliver Massmann
  • Should We or Shouldn’t We? – That Is the Question
    Over the past few years the number of states that have legalized marijuana in some form has grown substantially to the point where, as of this writing, 29 states and the District of Columbia have legalized marijuana for either medical or recreational use. This recent acceptance of marijuana by a ... read more
    Posted to Cannabis IndustryPublished on Friday, September 15th, 2017By DuaneMorris3
  • Vietnam’s proposed wind power price hike – is it enough?
    One of the main criticisms levelled at Vietnam’s wind power sector is the relatively low feed-in tariff (FiT) introduced by the government in 2011. With the country’s rapid growth, energy demand is expected to soar over the coming years. Coupled with international pressure to keep to its greenhouse gas commitments, ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris VietnamPublished on Friday, September 15th, 2017By Giles T. Cooper
  • Vietnam – Solar Power Taking Off –  PPA Breaking News- The text of the PPA is issued – How to work with it:
    Following the issuance of Decision No. 11/2017/QD-TTg of the Prime Minister on mechanism for encouragement of development of solar power in Vietnam (Decision 11), on 12 September 2017, the Ministry of Industry and Trade officially released Circular No. 16/2017/TT-BCT guiding Decision 11 (Circular 16). Circular 16 is aimed at providing ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris VietnamPublished on Wednesday, September 13th, 2017By Oliver Massmann
  • House Overwhelmingly Passes Bill to Allow Reporting Companies to Use Reg A+
    HR 2864, the “Improving Access to Capital Act,” passed the US House of Representatives on September 5, 2017 with a lopsided bipartisan vote of 403-3. The short bill directs the SEC to permit full Securities Exchange Act reporting companies to use Regulation A+ for a public offering. Previously, only non-reporting ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris on Capital MarketsPublished on Wednesday, September 13th, 2017By David N. Feldman
  • Rechtsanwalt in Vietnam Dr. Oliver Massmann DAS TRANSPAZIFISCHE PARTNERSCHAFTSABKOMMEN VERPFLICHTUNGEN ÜBER DEM LEVEL DER WTO – EINE ANALYSE
    Überblick über das Transpazifische Partnerschaftsabkommen (TPP) Das TPP wurde ursprünglich bekannt als „Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership“, das 2006 zwischen Singapur, Neuseeland, Chile und Brunei als „P-4-Abkommen“ abgeschlossen wurde als Mittel zur Förderung der Handelsliberalisierung im asiatisch-pazifischen Raum. Wie der Name schon sagt, war der ursprüngliche Zweck der Vereinbarung nur, ökonomische ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris VietnamPublished on Tuesday, September 12th, 2017By Oliver Massmann
  • How to Respond to the Huge Equifax Hacking
    By now, you likely have learned that Equifax suffered tremendous hacking. Specifically, as Equifax recently announced, hackers took advantage of a website application vulnerability to access records during a several-month period from May through July of this year. Not only did these hacking activities take place over an extended period of ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris TechLawPublished on Tuesday, September 12th, 2017By Eric J. Sinrod
  • Vietnam’s New Civil Code and Contracts – GBA Presentation 11 Sep 2017
    Vietnam’s new Civil Code and how it affects commercial contracts. Presentation slides from the German Business Association meeting in Ho Chi Minh City on 11 September 2017: 170911 GBA – New Civil Code and Contracts – Duane Morris – Otto Topics: Contract signatory (apparent authority) Damages (actual and liquidated; penalty) ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris VietnamPublished on Tuesday, September 12th, 2017By Manfred Otto
  • Vietnam Blowin’ in the Wind – The new Feed in Tariff (FIT) – what you must know:
    Decision No. 37 of the Prime Minister on supporting regime for wind power projects provides an FIT of 7.8 UScent/ kWh. This FIT applies to two current projects in operation in Binh Thuan, namely Phu Lac and Binh Thuan No. 1. For Bac Lieu near shore wind project, the FIT ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris VietnamPublished on Tuesday, September 5th, 2017By Oliver Massmann