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By Charles Duross, James Koukios, Ian Bausback, Siena Sofia Magdalena Anstis, Vanshika Vij
The answers to these questions and more are here in our June 2018 Top Ten list.
By Lloyd Harmetz, Hillel Cohn
On July 2, 2018, the State of Massachusetts announced that it was investigating 10 broker-dealers that have 15% or more of their agents with current disciplinary incidents and that offer private placements...
By John Delaney, Christiane Stuetzle, Christoph Wagner, Patricia Ernst
On June 6, 2018, the Commercial Court of Vienna decided in favor of private broadcaster Puls4 and determined that YouTube qualified as directly liable for copyright infringing video uploads of its users.
By Damien C. Specht, Tina Reynolds, Locke Bell, Victoria Dalcourt
Other Transaction Agreements (OTAs): The term is familiar among government contractors, yet commonly misunderstood.
By James Schwartz
Computer scientist and legal scholar Nick Szabo first proposed the idea of "smart contracts" in 1996. Szabo published his initial paper on the topic in a publication called Extropy, a journal of transhumanism ...
By Sean Ruff, Adam Fleisher
The Banking Department of the Vermont Department of Financial Regulation recently entered into a consent order with a money transmission licensing applicant.
By Dario F. de Martino, Susan I. Gault-Brown, Daniel Kahan, Joshua Ashley Klayman, Spencer Klein, Alfredo B.D. Silva, Mark S. Wojciechowski
Many in the blockchain and cryptocurrency community were in a celebratory mood on June 14, 2018, following a landmark speech ...
By Julie O'Neill, Alexandra Eve Steinberg Laks
Most companies are familiar with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and its requirement to obtain parental consent before collecting personal information online ...
By Scott Lesmes, David Lynn, Marty Dunn, Susan I. Gault-Brown, Kelley Howes
On May 24, 2018, President Trump signed into law the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act
By Corinna J. Alanis, G. Brian Busey
On May 8, 2018, the ITC published in the Federal Register (83 F.R. 21140) long-awaited revisions to its Rules governing Section 337 investigations.
By Erin Bosman, Julie Park, Alexander Najarian
On June 4th, President Trump nominated Peter Feldman to fill the fifth seat on the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) ...
By Sandeep Nandivada, Locke Bell
This month's roundup features three noteworthy decisions from the Government Accountability Office ("GAO") concerning timeliness, sole source awards, and organizational conflicts of interest ("OCIs").
By Daniel E. Chudd, James Tucker
Today's installment of the post-award protest primer combines two frequent, related protest grounds: (1) unreasonable evaluations and source selection decisions and (2) insufficient documentation
By Kelley Howes
The AICPA recently released for public comment a working draft of its Accounting and Valuation Guide: Valuation of Portfolio Company Investments of Venture Capital and Private Equity Funds...
By Murray Indick, Kelley Howes
On June 1, 2018 the SEC announced that it entered into settled enforcement proceedings with 13 registered investment advisers.
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