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By Employment Law And Litigation
On Tuesday, a federal district court in Florida issued an order in the first known trial involving accessibility to a public accommodation's website.
By Lynne Hermle
A Los Angeles jury today handed another sweeping defense verdict to SpaceX in a $6 million whistleblower lawsuit brought by a former employee.
By Harry Clark, Les Sherman
On May 23, 2017, the U.S. International Trade Commission ("USITC") initiated a proceeding under section 201 of the Trade Act of 1974 to determine if imports of crystalline solar photovoltaic ("CSPV") cells...
By Don Daybell
This is at least the fourth time in the past year that a certiorari petition was filed, contending that AIA reviews were unconstitutional.
By Patrizio Messina, Gianrico Giannesi, Raul Ricozzi, Madeleine Horrocks, Emanuela Molinaro, Annalisa Dentoni-Litta, Francesca Isgrò
Il 17 maggio 2017 la Commissione europea ha pubblicato lo studio "Covered Bonds in the European Union: harmonisation of legal frameworks and market behaviours".
By Charles Allen
The Court of First Instance has confirmed that Mainland entities controlled by the PRC Central People's Government benefit from "crown" immunity from suit and execution...
By Securities Litigation, Investigations And Enforcement
The House has approved major changes to signature aspects of Dodd-Frank. While those changes are unlikely to survive intact, they are certainly worthy of close attention.
By Melinda Haag
Melinda Haag, leader of Orrick's Global Litigation Business Unit and former U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of California, recently appeared on KQED News to discuss former FBI Director...
By Financial Industry Review
An impact assessment and executive summary were published alongside the Delegated Regulation.
By Financial Industry Review
On June 8, 2017, the European Commission published a communication on the mid-term review of the capital markets union ("CMU") action plan (COM(2017) 292).
By Securities Litigation, Investigations And Enforcement
The United State Supreme Court finally resolved a circuit split and unanimously held that SEC actions seeking to disgorge ill-gotten gains are subject to a five-year statute of limitations on civil fines...
By Equal Pay Pulse
On June 1, 2017, Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed into law the Oregon Equal Pay Act of 2017 (House Bill 2005).
By Shawn Atkinson, Dermot O'Riordan
With an increasingly mature tech ecosystem, Europe has never been more attractive to international venture capital and growth equity investors.
By Yoichi Katayama, Minako Wakabayashi
The Agency for Natural Resources and Energy recently released a policy promoting the use of biomass power generation as stable substitution for nuclear power to the maximum extent possible by fiscal year 2030.
By NorCal IP
Ever since the abolition of form complaints in patent cases (see our previous reporting here, here, and here), patent defendants have been incentivized to file motions to dismiss, and many have succeeded
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