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China Releases Draft Interim Social Insurance Measures Covering Foreign Employees

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Davis Wright Tremaine
Title: Law Firm
Company: Davis Wright Tremaine
(Law Firm at Davis Wright Tremaine) | 06-17-2011
By Ron Cai Earlier this week, the Chinese Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security released for public comment its draft Interim Measures for the Participation in Social Insurance of...
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OCC Proposes New Bank Preemption Rules Under the Dodd-Frank Act

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Davis Wright Tremaine
Title: Law Firm
Company: Davis Wright Tremaine
(Law Firm at Davis Wright Tremaine) | 06-16-2011
By Andrew J. Lorentz, James H. Mann, Bernard L. Russell, and Andrew Owens On May 25, 2011, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) proposed revisions to its rules on the scope of...
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Expat Life – Don’t Forget Your Spouse or Partner

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Bill Hite
Title: CEO & Founder
Company: Hull Speed Associates GmbH
(CEO & Founder at Hull Speed Associates GmbH) | 05-19-2011
I am starting my 14th year as an expat, and lately I have run into a number of expats from various countries who all share the same feeling I had in the beginning – feeling somewhat lost....
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An Overview of China's New Anti-Price Monopoly Rules and Procedures

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Davis Wright Tremaine
Title: Law Firm
Company: Davis Wright Tremaine
(Law Firm at Davis Wright Tremaine) | 03-15-2011
By Ron Cai and Ariel Fu On Dec. 29, 2010, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), one of the three authorities responsible for enforcing China’s Anti-Monopoly Law (“AML...
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FASB Sounds Retreat on New Accounting Standards for Leases

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Davis Wright Tremaine
Title: Law Firm
Company: Davis Wright Tremaine
(Law Firm at Davis Wright Tremaine) | 02-24-2011
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FCC and DOJ Allow the Comcast-NBCU Joint Venture to Proceed with Conditions

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Davis Wright Tremaine
Title: Law Firm
Company: Davis Wright Tremaine
(Law Firm at Davis Wright Tremaine) | 01-20-2011
By John D. Seiver and Paul Glist Yesterday, both the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) took actions that will allow Comcast to create and control a...
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CPUC Authorizes Use of Tradable Renewable Energy Credits

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Davis Wright Tremaine
Title: Law Firm
Company: Davis Wright Tremaine
(Law Firm at Davis Wright Tremaine) | 01-14-2011
By Steven F. Greenwald and Vidhya Prabhakaran On Jan. 13, 2011, by a 3-0 vote, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) announced a decision again authorizing the procurement of...
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U.S. Food Safety Overhaul is Underway: FDA Gets Broad Oversight Powers

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Davis Wright Tremaine
Title: Law Firm
Company: Davis Wright Tremaine
(Law Firm at Davis Wright Tremaine) | 01-03-2011
  FDA Food Safety Modernization Act brings sweeping changes to food processing industry   By William L. Weigand   On Jan. 4, President Obama will sign...
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Domestic Partner Laws: How State Law & Health Care Reform Impact Section 125

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Davis Wright Tremaine
Title: Law Firm
Company: Davis Wright Tremaine
(Law Firm at Davis Wright Tremaine) | 10-18-2010
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FERC Opens Docket for Smart Grid Rulemaking Proceeding

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Davis Wright Tremaine
Title: Law Firm
Company: Davis Wright Tremaine
(Law Firm at Davis Wright Tremaine) | 10-12-2010
By Haeryung Shin and Michael Caughey Last week the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) took the first step toward the adoption of standards for the national Smart Grid by creating docket...
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Health Care Reform: Accountable Care Organizations and Exempt-Organization Participants

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Davis Wright Tremaine
Title: Law Firm
Company: Davis Wright Tremaine
(Law Firm at Davis Wright Tremaine) | 09-01-2010
By Monica Gianni, Marisa Meltebeke, and Jill H. Gordon Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs)—groups of health care providers jointly responsible for the overall care and cost of Medicare...
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How New Job Creation, IPO’s, and Venture Capital in America are Linked

Posted by
Pascal Levensohn
Title: Managing Partner
Company: Levensohn Venture Partners
(Managing Partner at Levensohn Venture Partners) | 08-28-2010
Everybody agrees that, without meaningful job growth, America will not emerge from its current deep economic funk.  There is plenty of debate, however, over what drives that job creation...
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