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SEC Applies Fiduciary Duties Analysis To Voting Obligations
On August 21, 2019, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted 3 to 2 to adopt new interpretive guidance (the "Voting Interpretation") applicable to investment advisers regarding their
United States
9 Sep 2019
What's New In Washington - July 2019
If you missed the fireworks on Independence Day, don't worry because they will continue for the entire month of July on Capitol Hill.
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19 Jul 2019
SEC Adopts New Interpretation Of Fiduciary Duty
On June 5, 2019, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted a comprehensive interpretation (the "Interpretation")1 of the fiduciary duties
United States
25 Jun 2019
What's New In Washington - June 2019
The summer season has arrived in Washington and things are heating up in the halls of  Congress. A number of high priority legislative proposals ranging from health care
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21 Jun 2019
Top 10 Topics For Directors In 2019: Corporate Strategy
Strategic planning should continue to be a high priority for corporate boards in 2019. Boards should consider the individual and combined impacts of the U.S. and global economies...
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6 Feb 2019
Amendments To The Code On Unit Trusts And Mutual Funds
The revised UT Code came into effect on 1 January 2019, with a 12-month transition period for compliance by funds currently registered with the SFC.
United States
28 Jan 2019
NFA Issues Interpretive Notices For Cpos Regarding Internal Controls Systems And Cybersecurity
The NFA has determined that registered CPOs must implement an internal controls system and highlighted best practices for such a framework.
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21 Jan 2019
Top 10 Topics For Directors In 2019 – Plus Special Bonus On Midterm Elections
The corporate culture of a company starts at the top, with the board of directors, and directors should be attuned not only to the company's business ...
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15 Jan 2019
2018 Midterm Elections: Analysis And Outlook For The 116th Congress
The 2018 Midterm Elections are over and the lame duck session of Congress has begun. Americans across the country cast their ballots for candidates for the House of Representative ...
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22 Nov 2018
Opportunity Zones: How Communities Can Leverage This New Provision To Jumpstart Investment
Even though practitioners are awaiting proposed regulations on the new opportunity zone provision, interested parties are already starting to set up qualified opportunity funds to pool investor capital.
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21 Sep 2018
American Indian Law And Policy: 10 Things You Need To Know—July 2018
All three branches of the federal government had a busy spring.
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25 Jul 2018
What's New In Washington - July 2018
Lawmakers returned from their Independence Day recess prepared for more legislative fireworks over a slew of outstanding agenda items, including a showdown over the Supreme Court...
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24 Jul 2018
What's New In Washington—March 2018
Washington saw a flurry of bipartisan activity over the last few weeks. Most notably, Republican and Democratic negotiators reached a long-awaited deal on sequestration budget caps.
United States
11 Jun 2018
White Paper: Recent Department Of Defense Guidance On Cybersecurity Requirements And Related Export Control Issues
The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) recently issued two sets of guidance regarding Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) Clause 252.204-7012...
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1 Jun 2018
What's New In Washington - April 2018
Congress returned from its spring recess with a host of issues to address — trade, Trump administration nominations and opioid legislation sitting atop the priority list.
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17 Apr 2018
What's New In Washington—December 2017
December is often the busiest time in Washington, and this year is no different as Congress races toward the holiday finish line.
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13 Dec 2017
What's New In Washington - October 2017
Republicans took another shot at health care reform, but failed in an attempt to pass the GrahamCassidy bill.
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11 Oct 2017
What's New In Washington - August 2017
The exuberance of a November election victory for Republicans has given way to the difficult reality of passing legislation in a closely divided Senate.
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9 Aug 2017
What's New In Washington: 10 Things You Need To Know - May 5 Edition
Congress returned to session the week of April 24 following a two-week recess. Active discussions and debate surrounding the AHCA and efforts to "repeal-and-replace" the Affordable Care Act resumed...
United States
9 May 2017
Akin Gump Lawyers Publish Law Journal Article Advocating That FERC Rescind A Controversial Enforcement Policy
FERC also directed Enforcement staff to publicly report on its experience with the NAV policy to FERC a year later, when it issues its Annual Report on Enforcement.
United States
4 May 2017
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