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An Introduction To The Foreign Agents Registration Act For Firms Assisting Foreign Clients In The United States
After decades in which the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA) received relatively little attention, a confluence of recent events has given the statute newfound prominence.
United States
12 Mar 2019
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In Case You Missed It: Launch Links - Week Of January 20, 2019
Some interesting links we found across the web this week:
United States
4 Feb 2019
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Court Again Rejects A CFTC Manipulation Claim
On November 30, 2018, the Southern District of New York issued an opinion reaffirming the long-standing rule that traders cannot be found liable for illegal market manipulation when their trading was motivated by ...
United States
21 Dec 2018
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Third Edition Of Gary Born's International Commercial Arbitration – How You Can Help
I am delighted to share the news of commencement of work on the third edition of my treatise on International Commercial Arbitration.
United States
11 Apr 2018
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Paving the Road to Arbitration With Good Intentions: Escalation Clauses in Commercial Contracts
An increasing number of businesses incorporate escalation clauses (or "multi-tiered dispute resolution clauses") in their contracts as a means of encouraging early settlement.
United States
12 Jan 2018
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In Case You Missed It: Launch Links - Week Of December 31, 2017
Entrepreneur discusses how clear vision and mission will help your startup grow even amidst change.
Worldwide
8 Jan 2018
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Compliance Deadline Reached For DoD Contractor Security Controls Requirements
Under the Department of Defense (DoD) final Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement rule on Network Penetration Reporting and Contracting for Cloud Services,1 DoD contractors maintaining, processing, ...
United States
5 Jan 2018
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Keeping Current with Form 8-K: A Practical Guide
Form 8-K requires public companies to make prompt disclosures about a large number of specified events. Although Form 8-K does not mandate current reporting of all material events, it goes a long way toward requiring public companies to keep the markets informed of material developments on a day-to-day basis.
United States
2 Aug 2017
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ETF Boards Need To Apply Gartenberg Differently
Advisory fee deliberations should consider external distribution, unitary fees and operational differences from mutual funds.
United States
30 May 2017
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Allergan And Editas Medicine Enter Into Strategic R&D Alliance
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 . . .
United States
20 Mar 2017
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FASB Standard-Setting Update ~ November 2016
In particular, the Summary describes the Financial Accounting Standards Board's recent updates on consolidation and income taxes.
United States
8 Dec 2016
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Department Of Defense Issues Final Version Of Key Cybersecurity Rule
On October 21, 2016, the Department of Defense (DoD) issued its final rule on Network Penetration Reporting and Contracting for Cloud Services, amending an interim version issued on August 26, 2015, and revised on December 30, 2015.
United States
2 Nov 2016
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Department of Commerce Now Accepting Privacy Shield Self-Certifications: A Primer for Compliance and Self-Certification
The Privacy Shield framework is a voluntary program open to US businesses subject to enforcement by the US Federal Trade Commission or the US Department of Transportation.
United States
4 Aug 2016
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CFPB Releases Long-Awaited Proposal On Pre-Dispute Arbitration Agreements
On May 5, 2016, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or the Bureau) released a proposed rule to prohibit the use of pre-dispute arbitration agreements to block consumer class actions.
United States
11 May 2016
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FAST Act Offers More Goodies To Emerging Growth Companies
Once again proving that you can't judge a gift by its box, emerging growth companies (EGCs) received a pleasant, but oddly wrapped, surprise in December with the enactment of a new law authorizing spending on highway and transit projects.
United States
3 Mar 2016
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Put Down That Hammer: Four Times When A DIY Approach Is Guaranteed To Backfire
As a founder, you need to be scrappy, take care of that bottom-line. We get that, we're all for a DIY approach when it makes sense (psst we even help you do that through our very free document generator). But, there is a fine line.
United States
17 Feb 2016
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John Pierce Discusses Restatement Of The US Law Of International Commercial Arbitration During Bench-Bar Dialogue Session
On October 20, 2015, Partner John Pierce led a Bench-Bar Dialogue at the United States Courthouse in Manhattan with Professor George A. Bermann of Columbia Law School...
United States
28 Oct 2015
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CFPB Releases Outline Of Proposals To Block Pre-Dispute Arbitration Agreements In Class Litigation
On October 7, 2015, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB" or the "Bureau") released an outline1 of proposals under consideration to ban class action waivers in contracts for consumer financial products and services. The announcement is not an official rule proposal, but instead represents a concrete step in that direction.
United States
9 Oct 2015
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NDAs, Confidentiality Provisions And How To Make Sure Your IP Stays Yours
Non-disclosure agreements are some of the most common contracts in the business world, and many other agreements have confidentiality provisions with a similar function.
United States
18 May 2015
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U.S. Supreme Court Holds That Arbitrators, Not Courts, Are Entitled To Interpret Local Litigation Requirements In Bilateral Investment Treaties
On March 5, the U.S. Supreme Court held in BG Group PLC v. Republic of Argentina, --- S.Ct. ---, 2014 WL 838424 (March 5, 2014) that local litigation requirements in bilateral investment treaties (BITs) are generally procedural preconditions to arbitration and that arbitrators, rather than courts, should interpret and apply such requirements in the first instance, subject to only very limited judicial review.
United States
11 Mar 2014
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