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By Geert Goeteyn, Elvira Aliende Rodriguez, Susanna Charlwood, Jo Rickard, Ruba Noorali, Gillian O'Regan
On 4 October 2017, the High Court gave a judgment on a preliminary issue significantly restricting the temporal scope of the claimants' claims in four air cargo cartel damages actions.
By Donna Bobbish
On September 29, 2017, Rick Perry, the Secretary of Energy, sent a letter to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).
By Jessica Delbaum, David Higbee, Djordje Petkoski, Wayne Collins, Aleksandra Petkovic
On September 26, the DOJ challenged Parker-Hannifin's $4.3-billion consummated acquisition of Clarcor, serving as a reminder that receiving HSR clearance does not immunize transactions...
By David Higbee, John Cove, Jr., Jessica Delbaum, Djordje Petkoski, Aleksandra Petkovic
The United States Department of Justice's Antitrust Division has continued to vigorously pursue criminal cartel activity and to bring to justice those who commit these crimes.
By Donna Bobbish
Eight months into the Trump administration, the White House and Congress have taken separate paths on U.S. energy policy.
By Laurence Bambino, Laurence E. Crouch, Kevin Dolan, Kristen M. Garry, Ethan Harris, Michael Shulman, Nathan Tasso, Ryan Au
On September 27, 2017, the Trump Administration, the House Committee on Ways and Means and the Senate Committee on Finance released their much-anticipated framework for tax reform (the "Framework").
By John Cannon, III, Kenneth Laverriere, Doreen Lilienfeld, Linda Rappaport
With the first required pay ratio disclosures only a few months away, the Commission, on September 21, 2017, issued an interpretative release intended to assist registrants in their compliance efforts.
By Laurence Bambino, Laurence E. Crouch, Ethan Harris, Nathan Tasso, Ryan Au
On September 21, 2017, the IRS announced in Revenue Procedure 2017-52 (the "Pilot Program Rev. Proc.") that it is expanding the scope of spin-off private letter ruling requests that it will consider.
By Alexandro M. Padrés
On September 18, 2017, the Mexican government, through the Comisión Nacional de Hidrocarburos (National Hydrocarbons Commission or "CNH")...
By Donna Parisi, Geoffrey Goldman, Azam Aziz, Nicholas Emguschowa
The CFTC has extended and revised no-action relief that provides an exemption from compliance with certain aggregation requirements for CFTC-specified position limits for futures and option trading.
By Barnabas Reynolds
Head of our global Financial Institutions & Advisory Practice, partner Barney Reynolds authored an article in Legal Week.
By Thomas Donegan, Russell Sacks, Barnabas Reynolds, Nathan Greene, Kolja Stehl, Aysuria Chang, Ben McMurdo, Sandy Collins
The revised EU Markets in Financial Instruments package—known as MiFID II—takes effect on January 3, 2018. Some aspects of this legislation are extra-territorial.
By James Webber, George Milton
On September 7, 2017, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) decided that, where joint control is acquired over a new or existing undertaking (or parts of an undertaking), that transaction can only fall within the scope of the EU Merger Regulation (EUMR) where the resulting entity will be ‘full-function.'
By Jeewon Serrato, Michael Dorf, Zach Bench
The market for internet-connected devices (often referred to as the Internet of Things, or IoT) is growing rapidly.
By Laurence Levy, Jeremy Kutner, Frank Miller, Paul Strecker, Michael Scargill, Simon Burrows
On 29 August 2017, the UK Government published its response to the green paper on corporate governance reform that it issued at the end of November 2016.
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