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By John Trenor
Global production and consumption of natural gas has more than doubled since the early 1970s. A significant portion of this increased demand for natural gas is supplied pursuant to long-term gas sales and purchase agreements (GSPAs).
By John F. Walsh, Sonia Fleury, Rommy Flores
WilmerHale's John Walsh, Sonia Fleury and Rommy Flores contributed to the "Mexico" chapter in this annual survey of international legal developments and publication of the ABA/Section of International Law.
By Joseph Wyatt, Jenna Ventorino
One of the major ways that investors can exert control over a company is through representation on the board.
By Christopher David, Alison Geary, Lloyd Firth, Anna Gaudoin, Frederick Saugman
Anti-corruption investigations and enforcement actions in the United Kingdom have continued to gather pace over the past 12 months. The commencement and pursuit of numerous high-profile investigations and prosecutions by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO), as well as the UK's other investigative, regulatory and prosecutorial bodies, ...
By WilmerHale
Some interesting links we found across the web this week:
By Ambassador Charlene Barshefsky, David Ross, Naboth van den Broek, Lester Ross, Patrick J. McLain, Semira Nikou
On July 10, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) released a list of Chinese products that may become subject to an additional duty of 10% ad valorem, pursuant to Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974.
By Mark D. Cahn, Joseph Toner
In 2011, pursuant to authority granted under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC or Commission) adopted rules implementing the whistleblower provisions of Section 21F of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the Whistleblower Program).
By Amy R. Doberman, Joseph Toner
After 26 years and the issuance of over 300 exemptive orders, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC or Commission), through the rulemaking process, is seeking to simplify and streamline the regulatory process for new exchange-traded funds (ETFs) to reach the market, and to level the competitive playing field among existing ETFs.
By Kimberley Parker, Jay Holtmeier, Erin Sloane, Lillian Howard Potter
On July 2, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission (Commission or SEC) settled an enforcement action against Beam Suntory Inc. (Beam), a worldwide beverage maker and distributor, over alleged violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) related to improper payments by its Indian subsidiary, Beam Global Spirits & Wine (India) Private Limited (Beam India).
By Frédéric Louis, Dr. Martin Braun, Christian Duvernoy, Prof. Dr. Hans-Georg Kamann, Anne Vallery, Georgia Tzifa
This is the seventh issue of WilmerHale's 8-in-8 Recent Trends in European Law and Policy Alert Series. Our attorneys will share insights on current and emerging issues affecting companies doing business in Europe and across the Atlantic. Attorneys from across various practice groups at the firm will offer their take on issues ranging from Brexit to Big Data to EU energy market regulation.
By WilmerHale
The Patent Trial and Appeal Board on Friday agreed to review Hulu's challenge to a data management patent that is subject to prior challenges by the streaming service and others, despite arguments by the patent owner that this was a classic example of a serial petition.
By WilmerHale
ABI's Quick Evidence Handbook, Second Edition is a practical and highly accessible primer on the mechanics of admitting (or excluding) evidence in bankruptcy cases.
By Morgan B. Monroe, Jonathan Wolfman
The SEC issued separate press releases discussing the SRC and XBRL amendments.
By Amy R. Doberman
The Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") has made a concerted effort over the last several years to address investment advisers' conflicts of interests and to establish standards...
By Christian Duvernoy, Anne Vallery, Itsiq Benizri
Until recently, cybersecurity rules in the EU have by and large been governed by a patchwork of national laws containing cybersecurity requirements applied by different EU member countries.
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