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By Gregory Knopp, Gary McLaughlin, Rex Heinke, Donna Mezias, Jonathan Slowik
On September 12, 2019, in ZB, N.A. v. Superior Court (Lawson), Case No. S246711, the California Supreme Court held...
By Taylor Lea Jones, Matthew Wetzel
In this episode, Akin Gump health care and life sciences counsel Taylor Jones and Matt Wetzel discuss the Justice Department's recent guidance on evaluation of corporate compliance programs.
By Jennifer Richter, Justin Towles, Clifford Sweatte
Acting Director of the Office of Budget and Management, Russell Vought, and Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, Dr. Kelvin Droegemeier, issued their annual joint memorandum.
By Gary McLaughlin, Gregory Knopp, Susan Kay Leader, Donna Mezias, Dario Frommer, Jonathan Slowik
On September 10, 2019, the California State Legislature passed AB 5, which codifies the "ABC test" in Dynamex Ops.
By Natasha Kohne, Michelle Reed, Jo-Ellyn Sakowitz Klein, Diana Schaffner, Rachel Kurzweil, Mallory Jones
On May 29, 2019, Nevada's governor approved a new privacy law, Senate Bill 220 ("SB 220"). SB 220 amends existing state law that requires operators of websites and online services
By Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Law school can provide many hands-on opportunities for students to develop legal skills before they enter practice.
By Nnedinma Ifudu Nweke, Melissa Schwartz, Michael Adame, Wynn Segall, Dallas Woodrum, Andrew R. Schlossberg
On September 9, 2019, the Trump administration implemented additional U.S. sanctions on Cuba by restricting personal remittances to Cuba and eliminating authorization for U.S. banks
By Natasha Kohne, Jo-Ellyn Sakowitz Klein, Diana Schaffner, Daniel Graver, Mallory Jones
On September 4, 2019, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC or the "Commission") announced a settlement with YouTube and its parent Google
By Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On August 29, 2019, The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) instituted cease-and-desist proceedings against California based Juniper Networks, Inc.
By Svetlana Pavlovic, Rachel J. Elsby, Rubén Muñoz
The Federal Circuit ruled that statutory disclaimer terminates the case or controversy between the parties in an infringement suit as to those claims
By Brooks J. Kenyon, Matthew Hartman, Rubén Muñoz
A Central District of California judge has clarified his prior ruling on summary judgment that estoppel under 35 U.S.C. § 315(e)(2) that applies to certain
By Seamus C. Duffy, Michael Stortz, Meredith Slawe, Julie Ann Busta
The California Consumer Privacy Act, set to become effective in January 2020, will introduce a powerful new set of rights for California
By Jason M. Daniel, Mereen Miran
On August 21, 2019, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted 3 to 2 to adopt new interpretive guidance (the "Voting Interpretation") applicable to investment advisers regarding their
By Michael McTigue Jr., Meredith Slawe, Michael Stortz, Marshall L. Baker, Julie Ann Busta
In Salcedo v. Hanna, the court found that a single text message sent in alleged violation of the TCPA does not result in concrete injury required by Article III.
By Kevin Wolf, Robert Monjay
On August 30, DDTC published a final rule that removes many of the radars used in civil automotive and unpiloted aerial vehicles from the USML.
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