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By Thomas McCarthy, Brad Powell, Kevin Wolf, Sina Kimiagar
In 2014, Categories IV (launch vehicles and missiles) and XV (spacecraft) of the U.S. Munitions List (USML) were substantially revised to move commercial items and less-sensitive military items
By Kathryn E. Deal, Michael McTigue Jr., Meredith Slawe
On March 8, 2019, a panel of the Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit issued a precedential opinion affirming the dismissal of a putative class action under the Fair and Accurate Credit
By Zachary Rudisill
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) will kick off tomorrow a public consultation on its most recent foray into the tax challenges arising from the digitalization
By Devin S. Sikes
Few international trade disputes make their way to the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS). In the vast majority of these appeals,
By Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Fifty-six percent of law school admissions officers say they look at an applicant's social media profile to learn more about them, according to a survey by Kaplan Test Prep of 117 law schools.
By Kathryn E. Deal, Michael McTigue Jr., Meredith Slawe, Michael Stortz
"I sleep like a baby . . . I wake up every two hours crying." - Jim Donald, President & CEO of Albertsons when interviewed at Shoptalk about how he deals with the pace of certain competitors.
By Andy Rosbrook, Matthew Hartman, Rubén Muñoz
The Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB or "Board") recently denied the institution of an inter partes review (IPR) petition where the Patent Office had previously considered the asserted prior art.
By Jan-Paul Bruynes, Jason M. Daniel, Mereen Miran
By January 31, 2021, all swap associated persons of registered CPOs and CTAs must take and pass the NFA's new swaps proficiency requirements.
By Zachary Rudisill, Lauren O'Brien
A year after President Trump signed the TCJA into law, there will be plenty of potential actions and new faces in the tax landscape in 2019.
By Claudius B. Modesti, Samantha Jennifer Block
On January 29, 2019, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB or "Board") adopted amendments to its bylaws and rules that make the PCAOB's appointment and removal of its hearing officers
By Davina Garrod, Sebastian Casselbrant-Multala
The new EU FDI Regulation provides a framework for screening foreign direct investments and will enter into force in mid-April.
By Paul B. Hewitt, Stacy R. Kobrick, Gorav Jindal, Corey W. Roush, Deona T. Kalala, J. Matthew Schmitten
On February 15, 2019, the FTC announced the latest annual revision to the size thresholds governing premerger notification requirements under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended...
By Matthew Wetzel, Eugene E. Elder, Marlee Gallant, Taylor Lea Jones, Nathan A. Brown
Review the AdvaMed Code revisions with an eye towards other key fraud and abuse, transparency and compliance issues on the horizon: the expansion of the Sunshine Act and anticipated regulatory changes
By Casey Christine Higgins, Ed Pagano, Maka Y. Hutson, Hans Rickhoff, Lamar Smith
Immigration continues to be a topic of discussion in Washington, and the landscape of immigration law may change ...
By David Kohler, Stephen Kho, Stuart Sinclair
On 17 January 2019, sufficient signatures were filed requesting a referendum on the Federal Act on Tax Reform and AHV Financing (TRAF).
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