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By Scott A. McKeown
Covered Business Method (CBM) challenges have fallen out of favor with petitioners.
By Ropes & Gray LLP's Investment Management Practice Group
The following summarizes recent legal developments of note affecting the mutual fund/investment management industry:
By Scott A. McKeown
A Patent Owner may only avail itself of an IPR estoppel defense in court upon demonstrating that a competent prior art search would have uncovered the art that is asserted post-IPR (i.e., raised or reasonably could have raised during the IPR. 35 U.S.C. § 315(e)(2)).
By Mark Nuccio, Gideon Blatt, Stephanie B. Ragland
Following the Office of the Comptroller of Currency's July issuance of a policy statement and supplement to its licensing manual relating to special-purpose national charters for non-deposit-taking financial technology companies ...
By Heather Egan Sussman, Douglas Meal, James DeGraw, Seth Harrington, Mark Szpak, Michelle Visser, David Cohen, Rebecca Harlow
The Uber settlement is significantly larger than others reached with state attorneys general in recent years.
By Ama Adams, Brendan Hanifin, Emerson Siegle
On October 10, 2018, the U.S. Department of the Treasury issued temporary regulations—a "pilot program"—to implement certain provisions of the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act ("FIRRMA"), signed into law by President Donald Trump on August 13, 2018.
By Amanda Raad, Judith Seddon, Matthew Burn, Sarah Lambert-Porter
The UK National Crime Agency (NCA) has successfully defended the first challenge to its new power to require individuals to explain how they have acquired assets which it suspects may represent the proceeds of crime.
By Scott A. McKeown
As predicted last week, the final rule package to switch the to the Phillips claim construction for AIA trial proceedings at the Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) will publish Thursday.
By Scott A. McKeown
Phillips Claim Construction Rule Imminent
By Rohan Massey
The U.K. Financial Conduct Authority on Monday (1 October 2018) fined Tesco Personal Finance plc £16.4 million for its failings in relation to a cyber attack in November 2016.
By David Saltzman, Benjamin Rogers, Hudson Todd
Significantly, pending completion of its study, the IRS will entertain private letter ruling requests on the issues described in the announcement.
By Nicholas Berg, David Peet, María González Calvet, Eve L. Shabto
The settlement papers detail a scheme in which senior Petrobras executives inflated the cost of infrastructure projects by deliberately overpaying its largest contractors.
By Christopher P. Conniff, Sarah Davidoff, Joel Wattenbarger, Edward Baer, Helen Gugel, Ethan M Thomas, Charles P. Humphreville, Catherine Djang
Notably, the order contained no analysis explaining the basis for the SEC's conclusion that the tokens were securities.
By Mark Nuccio, Gideon Blatt, Stephanie B. Ragland
Following the Office of the Comptroller of Currency's July issuance of a policy statement and supplement to its licensing manual relating to special purpose national charters for non-deposit-taking financial technology companies ...
By Michael Doherty, Jason E. Kolman
During this podcast, Michael Doherty and Jason Kolman discuss some considerations for newer credit fund managers, including common differences between the various types of credit funds, ...
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