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By Remsen Kinne, Calvin D Kennedy
In In re MeadWestvaco Stockholders Litigation, the defendants moved to dismiss class action claims brought by stockholders of MeadWestvaco Corporation (the "Company")...
By Thomas Ryan, Travis Brannon, Emily Weiss, Anthony Holtzman
On August 30, 2017, in EQT Production Company v. Wender, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit affirmed a federal district court's invalidation of a West Virginia county's ordinance...
By Robert Sichel, Amanda Katlowitz
According to the Investment Company Institute, at the end of the first quarter of 2017, assets in IRAs and defined contribution plans totalled $8.2 trillion and $7.3 trillion, respectively.
By Elizabeth C. Crouse, Mary Burke Baker, Robert Crea, Claire White, Rachel Trickett
As cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum become more prevalent in investment circles and acceptable for commercial transactions...
By Claude-Étienne Armingaud, Sidney Lichtenstein
The French Act no.2016-1691 dated 9 December 2016 on Transparency, Anti-Corruption and Modernization of Economic Life empowered the Government to amend the regulatory framework to facilitate the transmission of certain financial securities through blockchain technology.
By Ignasi Guardans, Alessandro Di Mario
On 13 September 2017 the European Commission ("Commission" or "EC") published a set of initiatives strengthening the EU cybersecurity strategy, mainly including:
By Ayman Guirguis, Jessica Mandla
The case studies detailed in the report provide useful insights into the types of terms that may be considered likely to be unfair by the ACCC.
By Scott E. Waxman, J. Tyler Moser
In Terramar Retail Centers, LLC v. Marion #2-Seaport Trust U/A/D/ June 21, 2002, Civil Action No. 12875-VCL (Del. Ch. August 18, 2017), the Delaware Court of Chancery denied an out-of-state...
By K&L Gates
Forming partnerships with third parties has emerged as not only a necessary feature but also a top growth strategy for companies in the manufacturing industry.
By K&L Gates
A major trend impacting the role and responsibilities of general counsel is the increasing number of manufacturing companies revamping their international footprints.
By K&L Gates
General counsel in the manufacturing sector may not be aware of the importance of talent management and leadership and the degree to which other executives expect such abilities.
By K&L Gates
The complexity of today's business environment, especially the introduction of new technologies, means that companies can no longer rely on themselves to stay on the cutting edge.
By Amanda Makki, Erica M. Jackson, Corbin T. Santo, Ryann D. Roberts
On September 8, 2017, the Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") became the latest in a line of federal departments and agencies to seek public input on approaches to modify regulations...
By K&L Gates
The fourth industrial revolution and its innovative technologies are transforming the manufacturing industry.
By Amy Ream
Over more than four decades of asbestos litigation, many former manufacturers and suppliers of asbestos-containing products have since filed for bankruptcy and exited the tort system.
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