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By James Tucker, Caitlin Crujido
As a general rule, when a contractor signs a full settlement and release with respect to a dispute with the Government, the dispute is considered settled, and the Government is released...
By Yulia Makarova
There is an obligation when acquiring or increasing "control" over a UK authorised person, e.g. an investment firm, a credit institution, a fund manager or a payment services provider, to notify and obtain...
By David A. Manspeizer
This month we highlight the possibility that the Supreme Court will consider the standard for adequacy of written description and a Federal Circuit exposition on the relationship between "blocking patents" and objective indicia of nonobviousness.
By Charles Duross, James Koukios, Vanshika Vij
On October 12, 2018, the Assistant Attorney General ("AAG") for the U.S. Department of Justice's Criminal Division, Brian A. Benczkowski ...
By Kelley Howes
On October 12, 2018, the staff of the SEC's Division of Investment Management issued a no-action letter to the Independent Directors Council ("IDC") agreeing that the staff will not recommend...
By Kevin Roberts, Shruti Chandhok
The target of the UK's first unexplained wealth order (UWO) has been made public after reporting restrictions expired last week.
By James Schurz, Robin Stafford, Alejandro Bras
On Friday, October 12, 2018, California's Second Appellate District Court stayed the trial that was set to begin on Monday, October 15, 2018, in Los Angeles Superior Court.
By Alistair Maughan, Christiane Stuetzle, Christoph Wagner, Patricia Ernst
Copyright reform is a key part of the European Union's program to create a Digital Single Market in the EU.
By Alfredo B.D. Silva, Alexa Belonick
The SEC has recently approved an amendment to Nasdaq Rule 5635(d), which became effective on September 26, 2018, that modifies the circumstances in which listed companies...
By Kevin Roberts, Daniel Steel, Shruti Chandhok
On September 5, 2018, the English Court of Appeal (the Court) issued its decision in The Director of the Serious Fraud Office v Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation Limited [2018] EWCA Civ 2006.
By Christiane Stuetzle, Patricia Ernst
Jost Vacano, acclaimed cameraman of the 1980s blockbuster "Das Boot," has landed another – though tainted – success in his chain of legal proceedings for additional remuneration ...
By Hollis Hyans, Irwin Slomka
The Supreme Court, New York County, has denied motions to dismiss an action seeking relief for alleged inequalities in the New York City property tax system.
By Marc-Alain Galeazzi
On October 3, 2018, the five federal agencies tasked with the supervision, examination, and enforcement of BSA and anti-money laundering requirements for banks, issued an interagency statement on sharing BSA resources.
By Erin Bosman, Brian Hazen
Updating and building on guidance issued one year ago, the U.S. Department of Transportation published a new federal guidance document entitled Preparing for the Future of Transportation: Automated Vehicles 3.0 ("AV 3.0").
By James Tucker
In an important new decision, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit rejected a line of Court of Federal Claims case law that required agencies to "narrowly tailor" corrective action to fit...
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