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By Ronald Meltzer, David Horn
On April 18, 2017, the State Department certified to Congress that Iran was in compliance with its obligations under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action between the United States, Iran...
By Lloyd Firth
On 10 April 2017, the Serious Fraud Office ("SFO") entered into a Deferred Prosecution Agreement ("DPA") with Tesco Stores Limited ("Tesco Limited"), as part of which Tesco Limited will pay a £129 million financial penalty and the SFO's costs.
By Timothy Perry
An attorney with WilmerHale examines what legal commentators have called the overcriminalization of the U.S. Code. The former federal prosecutor discusses the best tactic for defense lawyers to tackle the problem, including by focusing less on critiques of Congress, and more on lobbying federal prosecutors on charging decisions.
By WilmerHale
Some interesting links we found across the web this week:
By Ambassador Charlene Barshefsky, Jonathan Cedarbaum, Stephanie Hartmann, Stephen Jonas, Alejandro Mayorkas, Carl Nichols, Joshua Sharp
Yesterday President Trump signed an important executive order promoting "Buy American" and "Hire American" policies.
By Christopher David
In recent years, a perception has developed that compliance officers have personally become more exposed to regulatory and government enforcement action.
By Leon Greenfield, Mark Ford
WilmerHale Partners Leon Greenfield and Mark Ford authored the chapter "Walker Process and Sham Litigation" in The Cambridge Handbook of Antitrust, Intellectual Property, and High Tech.
By Erin Sloane, Jay Holtmeier, Kimberley Parker
On April 5, 2016, the U.S. Department of Justice released a nine-page memorandum launching a one-year pilot program to reward companies that voluntarily self-report violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
By Thomas W. White
Many law firms now have a designated general counsel, or a group of counsel, tasked with managing myriad legal matters for the firm. What are some top-of-mind priorities for these GCs today as they strive to keep their firms out of legal trouble?
By Patrick Bernhardt, Dr. Martin Braun, D. Reed Freeman, Jr.
The EU General Data Protection Regulation's (GDPR) requirements are coming into focus quickly as EU data protection authorities continue to issue guidance on different aspects of the law.
By WilmerHale
Article body Current Length: 2722 chars Long including spaces Source Preview Some interesting links we found across the web this week:
By Patrick Bernhardt, Dr. Martin Braun, D. Reed Freeman, Jr.
The UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) continues to play an active role in shaping data protection law in the EU, notwithstanding the UK's decision to leave the EU in the aftermath of Brexit.
By Patrick Bernhardt, Dr. Martin Braun, D. Reed Freeman, Jr.
While companies prepare for the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to take effect in May 2018, another highly significant item on the agenda is arguably the current review process of the proposal for a Regulation on Privacy and Electronic Communications (ePrivacy Regulation).
By WilmerHale
Federal Circuit Patent Updates - April 2017
By Steven Finizio, Manuel Casas
Arbitration analysis: Steven Finizio and Manuel Casas at WilmerHale, consider the US District Court's decision in Crystallex v Venezuela to uphold the $1.2bn damages award and suggest that the case reaffirms the deferential approach to reviewing arbitral awards.
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