Recent Entries

  • New Law Orders SEC to Allow Reporting Companies to use Regulation A+
    The President today signed the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act. Most of the bill is centered around easing some Dodd-Frank restrictions as they apply to smaller banks. But buried in Section 508, called “Improving Access to Capital,” Congress adopted a major change to Regulation A+. Previously, the ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris on Capital MarketsPublished on Thursday, May 24th, 2018By David N. Feldman
  • Law Firms Are Potentially Vulnerable To Phishing Attacks
    A recent study just published by 250ok, an email analytics company, provides some apparent disturbing news — a whopping 62% of the top 100 global law firms currently fail to achieve the minimum level of email authentication to safeguard law firm staff and clients from phishing attacks. In its study, 250ok ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris TechLawPublished on Thursday, May 24th, 2018By Eric J. Sinrod
  • California’s Re-Adopted Emergency Regulations – What Cannabis Cultivators Need to Know
    The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), through its CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division, is the state agency designated under the Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) as responsible for issuing licenses to commercial cannabis cultivators in California. The CDFA issued emergency regulations for cannabis cultivators in ... read more
    Posted to Cannabis IndustryPublished on Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018By Jennifer Briggs Fisher
  • California Cannabis Licensing Authorities To Readopt Emergency Regulations with Proposed Changes
    California’s three cannabis licensing authorities, the Bureau of Cannabis Control, California Department of Public Health and California Department of Food and Agriculture, have proposed readopting their emergency regulations currently in effect for another 180 days.  Since the original regulations were released in November 2017, representatives from the three agencies have ... read more
    Posted to Cannabis IndustryPublished on Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018By Jennifer Briggs Fisher
  • GE v. Vestas Litigation Update: GE Moves to Sever Counterclaims, Vestas Brings Invalidity Challenge
    GE asked a federal court to split its patent litigation with Vestas into two parts, which would allow the litigation to proceed with respect to GE’s claims against Vestas while delaying a trial on Vestas’ counterclaims against GE. Vestas filed invalidity challenges at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board against ... read more
    Posted to Green IPPublished on Monday, May 21st, 2018By Justus Getty
    Mise à jour du cadre juridique et des réformes applicables 1. Quelle est l’entité qui effectue les achats pour l’autorité qui détient la majorité des routes au Vietnam ? Le Ministère des transports 2. Avez-vous connaissance d’un quelconque changement (dans la pratique / les règlementations/ les procédures) relatif aux marchés ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris VietnamPublished on Sunday, May 20th, 2018By Oliver Massmann
  • [Vietnam Update] New PPP Decree to ome into effect on 19 June
    The Government of Vietnam issued the new Decree 63/2018/ND-CP on Investment in Form of Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) replacing the old PPP Decree 15/2015/ND-CP, which was viewed by many as nonfunctional. The new Decree appears to remove the requirement for investors to obtain an investment registration certificate before establishing a PPP ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris VietnamPublished on Friday, May 18th, 2018By Manfred Otto
  • ベトナム新PPP政令が6月19日から施行される
    ベトナム政府が官民連携(PPP)投資形態に関する政令63/2018/ND-CP号を発行しました。これをもって、殆ど機能しなかったとみられる旧PPP政令15/2015/ND-CPが無効となります。 新政令により、PPP事業会社設立前に投資家が取得しなければならなかった投資登録証明書が不要となった様子です。既存の公共事業をPPPプロジェクトに切り替える手続きなどの条項も含まれています。合わせて投資家選定(入札)に関する政令も改正される予定です。ベトナムでインフラ・プロジェクトに携わっている方々が、両新政令が実務上にどのように応用できるかについて検討されるべきでしょう。 詳細につきましては、オットー マンフレッド 倉雄( 又はドウェイン・モリス法律事務所で通常連絡を取られている弁護士へご連絡ください。 〈ご注意〉こちらの記事は皆様に情報をお届けする目的でのみ作成・掲載しておりますので、法的なアドバイスとして提供・構成することを目的としておりません。詳細につきましては、当事務所の注意書きをご一読下さい。 ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris VietnamPublished on Friday, May 18th, 2018By Manfred Otto
    Foreigners are better off if they do NOT marry Vietnamese nationals – what you must know: By: Dr. Oliver Massmann and Pham Ngoc Ha In Vietnam, there is no private ownership of land. Land is owned by the people and administered exclusively by the State. The State grants land use ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris VietnamPublished on Wednesday, May 16th, 2018By Oliver Massmann
  • Investment Advisers and Cryptocurrencies
    In reaction to the growth and popularity of cryptocurrencies and digital tokens, the SEC has recently begun to exercise its authority over the digital asset market. The SEC, which is responsible for oversight of the securities markets in the United States, has determined that most cryptocurrencies and digital tokens are ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris on Capital MarketsPublished on Wednesday, May 16th, 2018By Steven J. Gray