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Peru: The Patent Prosecution Highway Agreement

12th December 2016

The Patent Highway agreement (PPH) came into effect on 1 July 2016 and was executed by the member states of Chile (INAPI); Colombia (SIC); Mexico (IMPI); and Peru (INDECOPI). MSI's Peruvian law member OMC Abogados & Consultores explains more.

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USA: New financial reporting standards for non-profit organisations

2nd December 2016

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued an Accounting Standard Update (ASU) 2016-14 affecting non-profit organisations. MSI's Washington D.C. accounting member Rubino & Company explains more.

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Argentina passes Public-Private Participation Law (PPP)

22nd November 2016

The Argentine Congress has recently passes Public-Private Participation Law (the “Law”). MSI's Argentina law member Garcia Menendez Abogados provides further information on the regulation.

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USA: Statement of cash flows classifications - Clarified by FASB

2nd December 2016

Various stakeholders have notified the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) that there is diversity in practice in how certain cash receipts and payments are presented and classified in the statement of cash flows. This article by MSI's Washington D.C. accounting member Rubino & Company, Chartered reports on the Accounting Standard Updates (ASU) 2016-15 issued by the FASB.

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