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By Hamish Lal, Josephine Kaiding, Mitchell P. Hurley, Brendan Casey, Tania Iakovenko-Grässer, Jack Cullen Murphy, Léa Defranchi
Where London is the Seat those involved in international arbitration ought to know that challenges under Section 68 of the Arbitration Act 1996, (the "Act") require highly exceptional conditions.
By Richard Rabin, Grace Margaret O'Donnell, John Mattiace
The New York State Equal Pay Act (EPA) now will apply to all protected categories (including race, national origin, religion, etc.) rather than just gender, dramatically expanding the reach
By Jason M. Daniel, Mereen Miran
The U.S. Department of the Treasury requires U.S. issuers—including U.S.-resident investment funds1—to report foreign residents' holdings of U.S.
By Caitlin Olwell, Matthew Hartman, Rubén Muñoz
On remand from the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board granted patent owner's motion to amend on the basis that the totality of the record
By Ed Pagano, Lamar Smith, Hans Rickhoff, Christopher Treanor, Christina Barone
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released a final draft plan to prioritize federal agency engagement in the development of standards for artificial intelligence (AI).
By Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
In a further escalation of U.S. sanctions on Venezuela in support of its efforts to oust the regime of Nicolás Maduro, on August 5, 2019
By Alice Hsu, Paul Monsour, John Patrick Clayton, Stephanie Marie Calderon
In an effort to reduce compliance costs for public companies, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed amendments
By Lars-Erik Hjelm, Maka Y. Hutson, Jillie B. Richards
DHS has announced that it has finalized the previously proposed rule on what immigrants are considered a "public charge." The final rule was published in the Federal Register yesterday.
By Richard Rabin, Grace Margaret O'Donnell
Amendments to the New York State Human Rights Law (NYSHRL) lower the bar for employees and individual nonemployees pursuing discrimination and harassment claims.
By Ed Pagano, Lamar Smith, Hans Rickhoff, Christopher Treanor, Christina Barone
As discussed in an earlier alert, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announced their solicitation of public
By Anne Borkovic, Jonathan Poling, Wynn Segall, Andrew R. Schlossberg, Jennifer M. Thunem
On August 8, OFAC issued Findings of Violation to two U.S. companies in relation to administrative subpoenas with follow-up responses deemed
By Wynn Segall, Nnedinma Ifudu Nweke, Melissa Schwartz, Dallas Woodrum, Andrew R. Schlossberg
The U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) have imposed three new sanctions on Russia
By Hamish Lal, Josephine Kaiding
International Construction Arbitration has received a shock. Consistent with the leading textbooks
By Donald R. Pongrace, Pratik Shah, Allison Binney, Z.W. Julius Chen, Merrill C. Godfrey
On Friday, August 9, 2019, in Brackeen v. Bernhardt, No. 18-11479, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit declared that the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) and its implementing federal regulations ("the Final Rule")...
By Susan Lent, Natasha Kohne, Diana Schaffner, Galen Roehl
Based on recent activity in Washington, D.C., it is possible that we will see developments this fall related to autonomous vehicles (AV) policy.
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