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By Neal Marder, Rex Heinke, Natasha Kohne, Anthony Pierce, Hyongsoon Kim, Ali Rabbani, Alexander Elliot Wolf
This issue is ripe for review and the Supreme Court is expected to resolve this apparent conflict in the near future.
By Jasper Helder, Wynn Segall, Nnedinma Ifudu Nweke, Chiara Klaui, Brad Powell
On August 4, 2017, the Council of the European Union made six new designations to the list of persons subject to restrictive measures in respect of actions undermining or threatening...
By Anne-Marie Godfrey
Asset managers should maintain proper and effective risk management policies and procedures to identify and manage the risks to which each fund or discretionary account is, or may be, exposed.
By George (Chip) Cannon Jr., Shawn Whites
On July 14, 2017, and July 25, 2017, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, respectively, dismissed challenges to ...
By Howard R. Sklamberg, Lars-Erik Hjelm, Jean-Rene Broussard
Earlier this month, The Washington Post reported that Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb announced that he was reallocating three dozen employees...
By Jonathan Poling, Mahmoud Baki Fadlallah, Jasper Helder, Tatman Savio, Wynn Segall, Melissa Schwartz
The U.S. government has used the charging theory of "causing" violations to assert broader jurisdictional reach over non-U.S. entities engaging in transactions that have no direct contact...
By Helen Marshall, Ezra Zahabi
The FCA rules reflect ESMA's guidance.
By Brock Wilson
To narrow issues and promote settlement in "oversized patent cases," on July 31, 2017, Chief Judge Leonard Stark of the District of Delaware issued an order that indicates a preference for bellwether trials ...
By Ashley Edison Brown
The patent owner argued that the petition should be barred because one of the named inventors is in privity with the Petitioner.
By Nathan A. Brown, Howard R. Sklamberg, Christin Helms Carey
President Trump is expected to sign FDARA into law.
By Wynn Segall, Daniel F. Feldman, Johann Strauss, Nicole M. D'Avanzo
OFAC most recently announced the July designations pursuant to this Executive Order.
By Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
The exuberance of a November election victory for Republicans has given way to the difficult reality of passing legislation in a closely divided Senate.
By Wynn Segall, Mahmoud Baki Fadlallah, Jonathan Poling, Tatman Savio, Nnedinma Ifudu Nweke, Melissa Schwartz, Johann Strauss, Dallas Woodrum, Jasper Helder
Specifically, the Act authorizes the imposition of sanctions on persons knowingly involved in any activity that materially contributes to the government of Iran's ballistic missile program.
By Helen Marshall, Ezra Zahabi
The FCA rules reflect ESMA's guidance.
By Paul W. Butler, Christian Davis
On July 24, 2017, the United Kingdom's Serious Fraud Office announced that it had opened an investigation into the mining giant Rio Tinto PLC after the company allegedly made payments to a contractor in Guinea ...
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