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By David H. Quigley, Charles L. Franklin, Viktoriia De Las Casas
While the causes of climate change remain a point of debate in political circles, science are beginning to coalesce around the devastating effects of climate change to businesses and markets.
By Paul B. Hewitt, Stacy R. Kobrick
On January 19, 2017, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced the latest annual revision to the size thresholds governing premerger notification requirements...
By Jo-Ellyn Klein, Natasha Kohne, Michelle Reed, Crystal Roberts, David Turetsky
On December 28, 2016, the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) issued revised cybersecurity regulations...
By Thomas McCarthy, Daniel F. Feldman, Rebekah Jones, James Powell
On January 19, 2017, the Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) published new regulations that establish a licensing policy of general approval for exports or reexports...
By Gorav Jindal, George Wolfe
"Increased regulation," including aggressive antitrust enforcement, was cited by nearly 70 percent of Fortune 500 CEOs as the most frequent concern among their "top three or four challenges."
By Shiva Aminian, Daniel F. Feldman, Mahmoud Baki Fadlallah, Thomas McCarthy, Jonathan Poling, Tatman Savio, Christian Davis, Johann Strauss, Wynn Segall, Tamer Soliman, Alexis G. Guinan
As explained below, this new rule does not remove any existing license requirements for exports or reexports to Sudan.
By Christopher Leonard, Christopher Poon
In terms of next steps, the FCA still aims to meet the deadline set by MiFID II for EU Member States to bring their national laws and regulations into line with the MiFID II requirements by 3 July 2017.
By Jonathan Underwood
A PTAB panel has denied institution of an inter partes review proceeding because the petitioner did not establish that key references were properly qualified as printed publications under 35 U.S.C. § 102(b).
By Rolf Zaiss, Madeline Lewis
Executive compensation will continue to be a hot topic for directors in 2017, especially given that public companies will soon have to start complying with the CEO pay ratio disclosure rules.
By Ashraf Fawzy
On January 10, 2017, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board ruled that Petitioner's inability to depose, and therefore cross-examine, Patent Owner's expert could warrant striking the expert's declaration.
By Kerry Berchem
The role of the board of directors and the scrutiny it receives seemingly increase every day.
By Christian Davis
Over the past year, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), an interagency committee chaired by the Department of the Treasury...
By Scott Johnson
Under the 2015 Adjustment Act, increases resulting from the first adjustment were limited to 150 percent of the maximum penalty in effect as of November 2, 2015.
By Christopher Leonard
The roundtable was led by Steve Baker, MP and Treasury Select Committee member. Shanker Singham, chairman of the Legatum Institute Special Trade Commission, also participated.
By Garrett DeVries, Peter I. Altman
SEC scrutiny: Monitor the SEC's increased scrutiny and more frequent enforcement actions, including whistleblower developments, guidance on non-GAAP measures and tougher positions on insider trading.
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