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By Deborah Monson, Lisa H. Bebchick, David Nasse, Kathryn M. Roulett
The recent summary denial by the CME Group, Inc., the financial market company comprised of four exchanges, including CME, CBOT, NYMEX, and COMEX, of an asset manager's access to all CME Group markets, ...
By Ropes & Gray LLP's Labor & Employment Practice, Ropes & Gray LLP's Sexual Misconduct & Workplace Harassment
Laws on workplace sexual harassment are changing dramatically for New York State employers, with still further changes in store for employers operating in New York City.
By Ropes & Gray LLP's FDA Regulatory Practice, Ropes & Gray LLP's Government Enforcement/White Collar Crime Practice
The changes to the guidance documents are extensive, but generally provide additional flexibility for manufacturers to convey certain types of product information.
By Scott A. McKeown
As explained earlier this week in a study by my partner Filko Prugo, Orange & Purple Book patents fare no worse at the PTAB than in the courts.
By Ropes & Gray LLP's FDA Regulatory Practice
FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb has vowed to take steps to speed the review and approval of generic drugs as part of his overall priority to address concerns about drug prices.
By Ropes & Gray LLP's Hedge Fund Practice Group, Ropes & Gray LLP's Investment Management Practice Group, Ropes & Gray LLP's Private Investment Funds
On June 5, 2018, the SEC's Division of Investment Management supplemented its Staff Responses to Questions About the Custody Rule to respond to a significant ambiguity in its prior custody guidance ...
By Douglas Hallward-Driemeier, Scott A. McKeown
The Patent Trial and Appeal Board ("PTAB") is experiencing significant practice changes thanks to recent feedback from the Supreme Court.
By Ropes & Gray LLP's Appellate & Supreme Court Practice
On June 11, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court handed a victory to class action defendants in China Agritech, Inc. v. Resh, overturning a Ninth Circuit rule that allowed the filing of successive class action...
By Dan O'Connor
Dan O'Connor, co-leader of Ropes & Gray's securities & futures enforcement practice, addresses the recent uptick in how the SEC is approaching issues at fixed income and credit funds.
By Scott A. McKeown
Through more focused strategy, patent owners have ensured that Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) proceedings are not overwhelmingly fatal to Orange and Purple Book patents.
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
The impact of the Supreme Court's decision in SAS Institute has been immediate and far-reaching. As explained last week, the courts have quickly realized the import of this Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) practice change on motions to stay.
By Gabrielle G. Hirz, Kat Saunders Gregor
As previously described in part in Disputing Tax and in a recent Bloomberg article that included remarks from Kat Gregor, Facebook has been involved in a multi-front litigation with the IRS for almost two years.
By Douglas Meal, Douglas Hallward-Driemeier, Michelle Visser, Deborah Gersh, David Cohen, Heather Egan Sussman, James DeGraw, Seth Harrington, Mark Szpak
On June 6, 2018, at the urging of Ropes & Gray, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit vacated an order that the Federal Trade Commission (the "FTC") had imposed on LabMD, Inc...
By Matthew L. McGinnis, R. Daniel O'Connor
With the increase in the number of hedge fund and private equity managers starting or considering starting a credit fund, it is more important than ever to understand and address the challenges...
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