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By Mahmoud Baki Fadlallah, Nnedinma Ifudu Nweke, Tristan Denour, Andrew R. Schlossberg
President Trump issued a new Executive Order (EO) on May 8, 2019—exactly one year after the Trump administration withdrew from the Iran nuclear deal
By Robert K. Huffman, A. Michael Warnecke, Corey W. Roush
On May 20, 2019, Principal Deputy Associate Attorney General Claire McCusker Murray addressed the annual Compliance Week Conference regarding the new enforcement policies previously announced
By Ezra Zahabi, Helen Marshall, Ian Meade, Tim Pearce
As part of the EU Sustainability Action Plan and the Sustainable Finance initiative the revised Directive 2007/36/EC (the "Shareholder Rights Directive" or "SRD II") introduces new requirements
By Benjamin Harris, Jeffrey Mutterperl
Texas Lawyer has published the article "6 Litigation Lessons Learned From Our Time as Temporary Prosecutors
By Natasha Kohne, Michelle Reed, Davina Garrod, Ezra Zahabi, Jenny Arlington, Diana Schaffner, Rachel Kurzweil, Sahar Abas
A year ago, on May 25, 2018, the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force.
By Hans Rickhoff, Ed Pagano, Ryan Thompson, Lamar Smith, Christopher Treanor, Christina Barone
Sens. Martin Heinrich (D-NM), Rob Portman (R-OH) and Brian Schatz (D-HI) recently introduced the bipartisan Artificial Intelligence Initiative Act
By Matthew Wetzel, Taylor Lea Jones, Marlee Gallant
On April 30, 2019, the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) issued updated guidance for white-collar
By Donald R. Pongrace, Allison Binney
On Wednesday, June 5, the Treasury Department published a notice in the Federal Register announcing that the TTAC will meet on Thursday, June 20, from 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time in Washington, D.C....
By Kevin Wolf, Thomas McCarthy, Chris Chamberlain, Sina Kimiagar
Since the addition of Huawei and many of its affiliates to the Entity List, there has been significant media coverage over which types of transactions involving the listed entities are,
By Peter I. Altman, Natasha Kohne, Michelle Reed, Jason M. Daniel, Diana Schaffner, Kelly Handschumacher
On May 23, 2019, the Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE)
By Michael McTigue Jr., Sebastian Rice, Meredith Slawe, Justin Williams, Marshall L. Baker, Fred Thorling
Multinational corporations operating in the United States and abroad encounter complex and dispositive legal frameworks that govern not only substantive rights...
By Kimberly M Myers, Mahmoud Baki Fadlallah, Thomas McCarthy, Melissa Schwartz, Shiva Aminian, Nnedinma Ifudu Nweke, Wynn Segall, Dallas Woodrum
The U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Controls (OFAC) recently published guidance that describes the framework for an effective Sanctions Compliance Program (SCP).
By Wynn Segall, Nnedinma Ifudu Nweke, Melissa Schwartz, Scott David Parven, Anya Landau French, Dallas Woodrum
In a June 4 announcement, the Trump administration further ratcheted up U.S. sanctions and export controls against Cuba by prohibiting group "people-to-people" travel to Cuba and the use of noncommercial aircraft...
By Patrick B. Fenn, Ron G. Nardini, Lewis J. Kweit, Alexander Specht, John J. Marciano III, Amy S. Elliott, Stuart E. Leblang, Joshua R. Williams, Olivier De Moor, Susan Lent, Geoffrey Verhoff, Tuvia S. Tendler
The latest set of proposed opportunity zone (OZ) regulations (the "2019 proposed regulations") provide much-needed flexibility with regard to qualified opportunity funds ...
By Michael Kahn, Andrew Schreiber
Section 112(f) of the U.S. Patent Act allows patentees to claim their invention as a means for performing a certain function—a method commonly employed by inventors in the software space
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