Duane Morris LLP opened the first office of a U.S.-based law firm in Myanmar, slated to advise clients on investment and matters including tax, licensing, regulations, market entry, reporting requirements and U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and U.K. Bribery Act issues.
Tokyo’s winning bid to host the 2020 Olympics is boosting stocks today and may give a lift to consumer confidence, playing into Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s plan to revive the world’s third-biggest economy.
International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge said his organization and future games hosts must overcome the challenge of convincing the wider public about the benefits of staging sports’ biggest event.
One of the candidates for the International Olympic Committee’s presidency warned organizers of the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro that concerns remain about the city’s ability to complete construction projects in time.