JD Supra Corporate Brief: Whistleblower Protection, India Antitrust, Office Parties, REIT Conversions

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To remain relevant, the Office of the Whistleblower will need to continue to raise awareness of its mission… (Randy Stephens at NAVEX Global)

What do multinationals need to know about India’s Competition Act? (Robert Connolly, Joywin Mathew, and Nisha Menon at DLA Piper)

Congress, Leonard Cohen, and IP law? Yup… (Kevin Noonan at MBHB)

Here’s how to stop your office party from turning into a legal nightmare… (Corporate Law Report)

Looks like the IRS has completed its review of the definition of “real estate” that’s been holding up several rulings on REIT conversions… (Latham & Watkins)

Banks cannot purchase insurance coverage that indemnifies directors and officers for civil money penalties… (Paul Compton and Katherine Henry at Bradley Arant Boult Cummings)

Good news for everyone who does business in the EU: the European Commission just announced that it will adopt a Union-wide trade secrets law… (Thomas Dye at Carlton Fields)

What do senior US officials have to say about FCPA enforcement? This… (Benjamin Klein, Eric Kraeutler, and George Terwilliger at Morgan Lewis)

The tax code changes proposed by the Senate finance chair likely would have an adverse impact on US corporations with foreign operations… (Skadden Arps)

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