For the second time in six months, a federal judge dismissed securities fraud charges against WilmerHale client Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton.
Some interesting links we found across the web this week:
Editas Medicine, Inc., a leading genome editing company, and Allergan plc, a leading global pharmaceutical company, announced that Allergan's wholly-owned subsidiary—Allergan Pharmaceuticals International Limited—and Editas Medicine . . .
By David Rundle
On Monday 13 March the Financial Times, in an article titled 'UK economic crime agencies given fitness test', reported on comments made by the Home Secretary, Amber Rudd, alluding to a review of the agencies tasked with tackling financial crime.
Moore, J. Reversing decision that claims related to an inertial tracking system were invalid under § 101 and remanding. "That a mathematical equation is required to complete the claimed method...
By William McLucas
Despite consternation from some quarters, Jay Clayton's experience representing Wall Street firms and other public companies is an asset not a liability for the Securities and Exchange Commission.
By Hallie Levin
After months of preparation, you finally have the chance to try your case.
By Carl Nichols
, Helam Gebremariam
On March 13, 2017, President Trump signed an Executive Order setting forth the process by which the Trump Administration will consider the possible reorganization of the Executive Branch...
By Lester Ross
, Jennifer Zhao
The US-China Business Council (USCBC) hosted a meeting on March 13, 2017, with the Foreign Investment Department of the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC).
By Daniel Halston
, Peter Spaeth
, Adam Cambier
The Court acknowledged that Delaware law permits direct suits by shareholders challenging mergers on a breach of fiduciary duty theory, but was unpersuaded that Massachusetts should adopt the same rule.
By Alejandro Mayorkas
, Carl Nichols
, Ari Holtzblatt
, Molly Jennings
It also suspends refugee travel to the United States under the US Refugee Admissions Program and decisions on applications for refugee status for 120 days.
By Elly Proudlock
On March 7, 2017, it will be one year since the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority's senior managers and certification regime came into force, heralding a new era of personal accountability in the financial sector.
By Duncan Speller
, Francis Hornyold-Strickland
With international arbitration having
enjoyed significant growth as a
means of dispute resolution over the
past decades, WilmerHale partner
Duncan Speller and associate
Francis Hornyold-Strickland cast a
light on the greater opportunities for
its use in the financial services sector
By Hallie Levin
In an interview with the American Bar Association Journal, Partner Hallie Levin shares three tips she keeps in mind as she crafts and practices opening statements.
By Thomas W. White
Each year, the vast majority of larger public companies voluntarily ask shareholders to ratify the audit committee's selection of the company's auditor, and such proposals routinely pass with high rates of shareholder approval.