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By Jason M. Daniel, Paul Monsour
On October 11, 2017, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission voted to adopt proposed amendments to Regulation S-K that are intended to modernize and simplify certain disclosure requirements...
By Gary McLaughlin, Donna Mezias, Gregory Knopp, Robert G. Lian Jr., Christopher K. Petersen
On October 12, 2017, Governor Jerry Brown signed a new law that will prohibit all California employers from relying on or inquiring about an applicant's salary history in making hiring....
By Mahmoud Baki Fadlallah, Jasper Helder, Jonathan Poling, Wynn Segall, Nnedinma Ifudu Nweke, Chiara Klaui, Andrew R. Schlossberg, Johann Strauss
On October 6, 2017, the U.S. Department of the Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced that it will revoke the core U.S. sanctions regime against Sudan.
By Alice Hsu, Cora L. Fanning
On October 11, 2017, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) published for comment a proposal by NASDAQ Stock Market LLC to modify its initial and continued listing requirements...
By Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
In addition, the Staff provided guidance regarding policies and procedures that it observed at firms with "robust controls,"
By Shawn Hanson, Nicholas J. Gregory
It is no secret: investors are pouring money into insurtech startups with the goal of transforming the insurance industry.
By Robert S. Salcido
How have appellate courts applied the Supreme Court's ruling in Escobar?
By Lars-Erik Hjelm, Casey Richter, Thomas J. McCaffrey, Suzanne Kane, Emily Fuller Opp, Brad Powell
The U.S. Bureau of the Census has issued a notice requesting comments on the definition of "routed export transaction" and the responsibilities of parties in routed export transactions.
By Donald R. Pongrace, Hal Shapiro
Republicans took another shot at health care reform, but failed in an attempt to pass the GrahamCassidy bill.
By Steven Otillar, Dino Barajas, Eduardo Canales
Today's bid round was the culmination of proposals first announced on May 2, 2017.
By Caitlin Olwell
On September 22, 2017, the United States Patent Trial and Appeal Board issued a final written decision regarding claims directed to a switching regulator comprising a power switch and a control circuit.
By Michael F. Reeder II
In cases where petitioners want a "second bite at the IPR apple," the PTAB has issued an informative decision stating that it wants an explanation for the delay between the original and follow-on petitions.
By Wynn Segall, Jonathan Poling, Melissa Schwartz, Nnedinma Ifudu Nweke, Dallas Woodrum, Sina Kimiagar
On September 29, 2017, the U.S. Department of the Treasury's OFAC issued amended directives shortening the permissible maturity windows of new debt issued by designated financial and energy companies...
By Scott Johnson, Shawn Whites
On October 2, 2017, FERC terminated its inquiry into the need for, and potential effects of, modifications to NERC Critical Infrastructure Protection Reliability Standards ...
By Scott Johnson
On October 4, 2017, in a decision with significant implications for the energy project finance community, FERC granted a petition for declaratory order filed by the Ad Hoc Renewable Energy Financing Group ...
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