Sunday, October 26, 2014

WTO Issues Preliminary Ruling Against Chinese Curbs on Exports of Certain Raw Materials

February 21, 2011 in WTO Reporter

A World Trade Organization dispute panel issued a preliminary ruling Feb. 18 which found that China violated global trade rules by imposing export restrictions on a number of raw materials widely used as key inputs in the steel, aluminum, and chemicals industries…

European Commission Formalizes First Bans of Chemicals under REACH Law

BRUSSELS—The European Commission Feb. 17 formalized the first bans on chemicals under the European Union’s REACH law, prohibiting the use of six substances unless authorizations for specific uses of the chemicals are granted…

ANALYSIS: Top Ten U.S. SEC Enforcement Developments of 2010

This article highlights significant developments during 2010 in the enforcement program of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). Developments were selected because they may signal future trends or establish new legal standards…

Philippines Data Protection Bill Advances, Has Breach Notice, Required Security, Fines

Filipino businesses and government agencies would be required to implement reasonable data security measures to protect personal information and provide affected individuals breach notice, under a bill (H.B. 1554) cleared Feb. 8 for consideration on the floor of the Philippines House…