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By Scott A. McKeown
While the summer months are relatively quiet when it comes to marquee CLE events and bar organization gatherings, the Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) is providing a rare opportunity for stakeholders in late July.
By Brittany Cvetanovich, Kat Saunders Gregor
In this Ropes & Gray podcast, Brittany Cvetanovich, an associate in the tax group, is joined by Kat Gregor, tax partner and co-founder of the tax controversy group, to discuss a notable Supreme Court decision, South Dakota v. Wayfair.
By Amanda Raad
Amanda Raad, co-chair of Ropes & Gray's anti-corruption & international risk practice, discusses the new data-driven behavioral sciences approach to risk management.
By Adam Greenwood, Amanda C. Holt,, Alfred Rose, Carl Marcellino, Thomas Holden
The enactment of tax reform last December provided investors increased certainty regarding corporate tax rates for the near future.
By Scott A. McKeown
The second decision outlines requirements for taking foreign depositions.
By Jane Goldstein, David B. Hennes, Paul S. Scrivano, John Sorkin, Peter Welsh, Martin Crisp
On July 9, 2018, the Delaware Supreme Court held in Morrison v. Berry that Corwin business judgment review will not apply to stockholder-approved transactions when "partial and elliptical"...
By Ropes & Gray LLP's Investment Management Practice Group
On June 28, 2018 at an open meeting, the SEC unanimously voted to propose new Rule 6c-11 under the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, which, if adopted, would permit exchange-traded funds ...
By Rohan Massey
It has been six weeks since the GDPR came into force, and as the consent and sign-up emails slowly stop flooding into our inboxes, the attention has started to shift from GDPR readiness...
By Ropes & Gray LLP's Privacy And Cybersecurity Practice Group
The Supreme Court's term came to a close last week, and it featured several notable cases impacting privacy law.
By Jeremy C. Smith, Edward Baer
As expected, the proposed ETF rule (the "Rule") codifies many aspects of the exemptive relief necessary to form and operate an ETF.
By Ropes & Gray LLP's Securities & Public Companies Practice
On June 28, 2018, the SEC voted unanimously to adopt amendments to the "smaller reporting company" definition to expand the number of smaller companies eligible to comply with certain scaled disclosure accommodations.
By Scott A. McKeown
The Stronger Patent Act has failed to gain traction for several years now. The Bill is deemed to one-sided, proposing legislative changes that would effectively kill AIA trial proceedings.
By Ropes & Gray LLP's China Life Sciences
The PRC Ministry of Justice recently published a comprehensive draft amendment ("Draft Amendment") outlining the proposed revisions to the current Medical Device Regulations.
By Ropes & Gray LLP's Privacy And Cybersecurity Practice Group
On Thursday, June 28, 2018, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, which may significantly impact many companies that collect and monetize personal data from California residents.
By Mark Barnes, David Peloquin, Leslie Thornton, Nicholas Wallace
The European Union General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation (EU) 2016/679, which became effective May 25, 2018, poses compliance challenges for some longstanding admissions practices of U.S. universities ...
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