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By Katherine Wang, Silvia Mo
The opinions will create a level playground for R&D-focused drug and device companies, at home and abroad.
By Ropes & Gray LLP's Tax Practice Group
On Thursday, November 16, 2017, House and Senate legislators took significant steps towards achieving the most extensive tax reform in over a decade, ...
By Christopher Comeau, Keith Higgins, Patrick O'Brien
What should we expect from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission regarding the status of new and existing initiatives by Congress and SEC policy, and how will it affect disclosure...
By Scott A. McKeown
As discussed last week, a remand to the Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) may be a short-lived victory for Patent Owners.
By Michael McGovern, Christopher P. Conniff, James Lidbury, Brendan Hanifin, Sean Seelinger, Joshua Asher, Emerson Siegle
CFIUS was established by President Gerald Ford in 1975 to monitor foreign direct investment in the United States.
By Scott A. McKeown
A Final Rule Notice issued today setting significant increases to take effect on January 16th 2018 for AIA Trial Proceedings.
By Scott A. McKeown
Scott McKeown, Ropes & Gray IP litigation partner and chair of the firm's Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) group, discusses potential impacts of pending Supreme Court PTAB cases...
By Adam Greenwood, Carl Marcellino, Thomas Holden, ChristopherM. Leich,, Amanda C. Holt,
The House Republicans' tax reform plan includes, among other things, a reduction of the maximum federal corporate tax rate from 35% to 20%
By Emerson Siegle, Brendan Hanifin
In December 2014, President Barack Obama announced a shift in U.S. policy toward Cuba, and from 2015 to 2016, OFAC amended the CACR five times.
By Rohan Massey, Clare Sellars
With the deadline for enforcement of the GDPR looming closer, many data controllers had believed that, with the abolition of the requirement to notify the ICO of their data processing activities, ...
By Scott A. McKeown
Appeals from the PTAB have now become a major component of the Federal Circuit's docket. Given the deferential "substantial evidence" standard accorded PTAB decisions, upward of 60% of such appeals are simply affirmed ...
By Ropes & Gray LLP's Investment Management Practice Group, Ropes & Gray LLP's Asset Management Practice
On October 26, 2017, the SEC staff issued three no-action letters to, respectively, the Investment Company Institute, the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association's Asset Management Group and SIFMA.
By Kirsten Lapham, John Young
From January next year, MiFID II will exclude "public sector bodies, municipalities and local public authorities" from the list of per se professional clients.
By Mimi Yang, David Chen, Lily Qian
On November 4, 2017, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress ("NPC") adopted amendments to China's Anti-Unfair Competition Law ("Amended AUCL").
By Ropes & Gray LLP's Tax Practice Group
The bill is expected to evolve significantly in the coming days and weeks.
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