Member Publications

March 6, 2024
On January 30, 2024, the Ministry of Women and Child Development released the National Minimum Standards and Protocol for Crèches (Operation and Management) (“NMSPC”). The NMSPC provides a comprehensive framework for setting up and managing crèche facilities and seeks to ensure quality childcare services by standardizing and institutionalizing care practices. It is noteworthy that apart from cert…
March 4, 2024
On Friday, March 1, 2024, an Alabama federal district court issued its decision in National Small Business United v. Yellen, holding that the Corporate Transparency Act (the “CTA”) is unconstitutional. The plaintiffs argued that, in enacting the CTA, Congress exceeded the enumerated powers granted to it under the U.S. Constitution.  The federal government argued that Congress was authorized to ena…
February 27, 2024
Introduction Choosing the right legal structure is a crucial step for any business, especially for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Morocco. The majority of Moroccan SMEs prefer the limited liability company (SARL) form, due to its simplicity and low operating costs. However, changes in the legal framework have recently introduced the simplified joint stock company (SAS), offering ent…
February 26, 2024
Appellate Reversal of Summary Judgment Highlights Purpose of Construction Statute of Repose In Clayton v. Dixon, 2023 Tenn. App. LEXIS 115 (Tenn. Ct. App. March 23, 2023), a property owner sued adjacent property owners for property damage caused by the installation of an allegedly deficient pipe culvert. Mark Clayton, the owner of residential property, sued his neighbors, Joseph and Faye Dixon, an…
February 22, 2024
BUREN has contributed the China chapter on Dispute Resolution to the Lexology Panoramic DR Guide. This comprehensive Q&A guide gives you the answers about the structure of the civil court system in China, the role of the judge and the jury in civil proceedings, how evidence is presented in a trial, if a successful party can recover its costs and more. Click HERE to view the full report.…
February 22, 2024
As we step into 2024, China's market regulation authorities continue their vigilant oversight against illegal activities undermining fair competition. On January 10th 2024, the Beijing Administration for Market Regulation (Beijing AMR) spotlighted six notable cases from 2023, illustrating the agency's dedicated efforts to clamp down on unfair competition practices. These cases span a variety of in…
February 13, 2024
The Corporate Transparency Act (“CTA”), a new federal filing requirement for many business entities, became effective on January 1, 2024.  The CTA creates a new federal database named BOSS into which companies, including companies already existing, will be required to submit a great deal of identifying information as to themselves and their “beneficial owners.”  The CTA database will not be availa…
February 12, 2024
The reasons why companies relocate from one jurisdiction to another are diverse. For instance, a relocation of a company can be based on business considerations, personal circumstances of the stakeholders and/or legal and tax considerations. Since the relocation of a company results in various legal and tax consequences in multiple jurisdictions, we recommend stakeholders to seek advice on the im…