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By WilmerHale
Keeping that startup-feel alive beyond the growth stage can be difficult. Forbes shares advice on keeping bureaucracy to a minimum while scaling.
By David Westenberg, Joseph Wyatt
In addition to the deal-structuring issues that typically arise in any acquisition, M&A transactions involving a party incorporated or based in California raise a number of special issues and opportunities.
By Daniel Halston, Alexandra Boudreau, Jeffrey Schomig
On June 9, 2016, the New York Court of Appeals issued its decision in Ambac Assurance Corp. v. Countrywide Home Loans Inc. and held that the common interest doctrine protects...
By Kirsten Donaldson, John V. Hobgood
Some of the most famous and luxurious brands (Champagne, Bordeaux, Port) around the world are geographical indications (GIs) and bring in substantial revenue for the United States and Europe.
By Sharon Cohen Levin, Daniel P. Kearney, Sarah Mortazavi, Anuradha Sivaram
On June 5, 2017, the Supreme Court issued a unanimous opinion in Honeycutt v. United States (No. 16-142), holding that a criminal defendant can be held liable to forfeit only crime proceeds...
By Isley Gostin, Craig Goldblatt, George Shuster
The answers to these questions may depend on whether the insolvent LLC or LP is in bankruptcy.
By WilmerHale
Some interesting links we found across the web this week:
By Mark G. Borden, David Gammell
The legal mechanics of organizing corporations encompass a variety of corporate, tax, securities and business considerations. By anticipating the special problems and situations which are likely...
By Lester Ross, Tingting Liu
China has issued for public comment draft standard-like guidelines to govern cross-border data flows to further implement China's heightened concern over national security and cybersecurity...
By David Horn
As North Korea continues its provocative missile tests and nuclear activities, the United States appears poised to adopt secondary sanctions that would target Chinese and other firms conducting business with Pyongyang.
By Christoph Harler
With recent discoveries and a rising domestic demand, Brazil's natural gas sector has grown substantially over the last two decades.
By Matthew Schnall, Julie Hogan Rodgers, Meghan Walsh
The Massachusetts Department of Revenue (DOR) recently issued guidance under which it will require the collection of Massachusetts sales and use taxes by remote sellers that meet certain sales thresholds in Massachusetts.
By Duncan Speller, Jane Rahman, Jonathan Lim
The Asia-Pacific region has seen a surge in the use of arbitration in recent years. Although it is difficult to draw general conclusions about a large and incredibly diverse geographical region that stretches from French Polynesia to India to Mongolia ..
By Peter Buckland
Entrepreneurs often raise capital with a combination of convertible notes and an agreement called a SAFE, or Simple Agreement for Future Equity.
By Michael Roach
On 12 May 2017, the Law Society President Robert Bourns wrote to the editor of the Financial Times describing the recent High Court decision in The Serious Fraud Office v Eurasian...
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