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By Michelle Reed, Natasha Kohne, Diana Schaffner, Rehan Safiullah
With the expansion of privacy legislation—from the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in Europe to the coming California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) in the United States...
By Matthew Wetzel, Taylor Lea Jones, Marlee Gallant, Adam W Axler, Caroline Kessler, Julie Nolan, Eli Z. Tomar
On Oct. 9, 2019, the U.S. Department of Health and Human (HHS) Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) has issued its proposed rule to reform the Anti-Kickback ...
By Rachel J. Elsby, Rubén Muñoz
In Arthrex, Inc. v. Smith & Nephew, Inc., the Federal Circuit held that appointment of Administrative Patent Judges (APJs) by the Secretary of Commerce violates the Appointments
By Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Mitchell Hurley, John Murphy and Justin Williams of Akin Gump consider two recent rulings by US circuit courts that have swept aside assumptions about the availability of US
By Lauren E. York, Diana Schaffner, Michelle Reed
Maine's legislature unanimously passed a new law—"An Act to Protect the Privacy of Online Customer Information" (the "Act")...
By Matthew Hartman, Rubén Muñoz
A district court has denied a request to amend patent infringement contentions to add claims obtained through ex parte reexamination after the case had been substantially narrowed through a ...
By Diana Schaffner, Shelly Kim
On October 2, 2019, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill 208 ("SB 208"), the Consumer Call Protection Act of 2019
By Natasha Kohne, Michelle Reed, Dario Frommer, Jo-Ellyn Sakowitz Klein, Diana Schaffner, Rachel Kurzweil
Akin Gump published a client alert on the California Attorney General's Office (AGO) issuing draft regulations ("Draft Regulations")
By Stephen M. Boone Jr., Laura P. Warrick, Alexander F. Antypas
The seminal decisions in Sabine Oil & Gas Corp. v. Nordheim Eagle Ford Gathering, LLC" provided guidance on whether midstream and transportation providers can rely on the ...
By Neal Marder, Kelly Handschumacher
The Review of Securities & Commodities Regulation has published the article "Legal Ethics Considerations in Class Action Litigation," written by Neal Marder and Kelly Handschumacher
By Natasha Kohne, Diana Schaffner, Mallory Jones
On October 7, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC or the "Commission") brought together privacy and technology stakeholders...
By Diana Schaffner, Mallory Jones, Sidharth Sharma
On October 22, 2019, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC or the "Commission") announced it will push back the deadline for comments on potential updates to its implementation
By Natasha Kohne, Michelle Reed, Dario Frommer, Diana Schaffner, Rachel Kurzweil
The Draft Regulations introduced by the California Attorney General's Office onOctober 10, 2019 are subject to a public comment period and public hearings thatwill close on December 6, 2019.
By Ed Pagano, Christopher Treanor, Galen Roehl, Taylor Daly
On October 17, Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) introduced legislation to establish baseline privacy and cybersecurity protections and issue fines to companies and criminal penalties to senior executives.
By John Daghlian
This article is not about the Abraaj Group, but as the Abraaj train wreck seems at last to be in the course of resolution it seemed a good moment to reflect on the current state of emerging markets...
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