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By Eric Tate, Kathiana Aurelien
It was only a couple of years ago, on March 27, 2015, that a jury rejected Ellen Pao's gender discrimination claims and rendered a defense verdict in favor of her former employer, a prominent Silicon Valley venture capital firm.
By Miles Imwalle, Megan Jennings
As of January 1, 2018, it will be legal for adults in California to buy and sell cannabis for recreational purposes.
By Anna Pinedo, James Tanenbaum
Practising Law Institute's Exempt and Hybrid Securities Offerings is the first practical, accessible resource to provide you with comprehensive legal, regulatory, and procedural guidance regarding...
By David Lichtstein
On October 2, 2017, Congressmen Ted Budd (R-NC) and Gregory Meeks (D-NY) introduced a bipartisan bill, H.R. 3903, in the U.S. House of Representatives.
By Richard Fischer, Obrea Poindexter, Calvin Funk
On October 5, 2017, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") released its final rule for short-term loans ("Final Rule").
By Erin Bosman, Julie Park, Dean Atyia
On October 4, the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation approved Ann Marie Buerkle's (R-NY)...
By Zori Ferkin, Robert Fleishman
FERC created the road map in 2009 in its AES Creative Resources order by reviewing the characteristics of certain tax equity interests—specifically...
By Andrew Barr, Reid Gardner
On September 21, 2017, the District of Massachusetts ruled that Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs) preempt many of the restrictions that the City of Newton
By Locke Bell
This roundup of notable bid protest decisions issued in September 2017 highlights three decisions, two at the Government Accountability Office (GAO) and one at the Court of Federal Claims (COFC).
By Daisuke Niwa, Mitsutoshi Uchida
A bill amending the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act, the main statute codifying securities laws and regulating securities companies in Japan, including new rules requiring fair information disclosure..
By J. Alex Ward, Daniel E. Chudd, Victoria Dalcourt
This is the first in a short series of forecasts from our Government Contracts partners on things to watch for in government contracts in Fiscal Year 2018.
By Lloyd Harmetz
On September 26, 2017, SEC Chairman Jay Clayton delivered to the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs his first testimony as Chairman.
By Erin Bosman, Julie Park, Samuel Cortina
In a split across party lines, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC or the "Commission") recently voted on a largely unprecedented course of action: to ban an entire class of chemicals...
By James Schwartz, Julian Hammar
On September 12, 2017, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (the "Board") published in the Federal Register final rules (the "Final Rules") intended to reduce the potential risks...
By Ze’-ev Eiger
On September 11, 2017, SEC Chief Accountant Wesley Bricker gave a speech at the AICPA National Conference on Banks & Savings Institutions titled "Advancing High-Quality Financial Reporting...
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