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By Wael Jabsheh, Mazen Baddar
On June 11 and 12, 2019, the Ruler of Dubai enacted new insolvency and employment laws in the Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC).
By Stephen Vine, Jason M. Daniel, Barbara Niederkofler, Michael Asaro, Prakash H. Mehta, Eliot D. Raffkind, Thomas John Holton
On June 5, 2019, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted a comprehensive interpretation (the "Interpretation")1 of the fiduciary duties
By Richard Millet
The Delaware Court of Chancery recently upheld a provision in a merger agreement that prevented the buyer from using privileged emails between the seller and its attorneys in post-closing litigation
By Brian T. Carney, Allison Binney, Donald R. Pongrace, Elizabeth C. Rosen
The New Hampshire Lottery Commission commenced the lawsuit in February 2019, shortly after the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) released a new opinion interpreting the Wire Act to include nonsports-related gambling.
By G. Hunter Bates, Brian A. Pomper, Hal Shapiro
The summer season has arrived in Washington and things are heating up in the halls of  Congress. A number of high priority legislative proposals ranging from health care
By Jasper Helder, Chiara Klaui, Daniel Lund, Isabel Foster
On June 5, 2019, the EU took a step forward with respect to modernizing its existing dual use legislation under Council Regulation (EC) No 428/2009, with the European Council issuing its mandate for negotiations with...
By Robert W. Shearer, Jon Boben
Sellers and buyers in M&A transactions necessarily have conflicting interests and a natural desire to minimize their risks.
By Stacey H. Mitchell, John B. Lyman, Bryan Williamson, David H. Quigley
After decades of insisting otherwise and before the U.S. Supreme Court has had a chance to rule on the issue
By Natasha Kohne, Dario Frommer, Michael Stortz, Diana Schaffner
May 31, 2019, was the deadline for the California Legislature to pass bills out of the chamber in which they were introduced.
By Mitchell P. Hurley, Clayton Matheson
Private equity sponsors, hedge funds, and other investment entities who bargain for seats on their portfolio companies' boards often assume that their director-designees will be fully covered
By Devin S. Sikes
Antidumping and countervailing duty orders address unfairly priced and subsidized imports that enter the United States.
By Matthew Hartman, Rubén Muñoz
The Patent Trial and Appeal Board has denied a Petitioner's request for institution of inter partes review (IPR) of claims that were added during ex parte reexamination because it found the IPR petitions were time-barred under § 315(b).
By Michael McTigue Jr., Sebastian Rice, Meredith Slawe, Justin Williams, Fred Thorling, Marshall L. Baker
Multinational corporations operating in the United States and abroad encounter complex and dispositive legal frameworks that govern not only substantive rights
By Michael Stortz, Ashley Vinson Crawford, Neal Marder, Rex Heinke, Ali Rabbani, Geoffrey J. Derrick, Markos C. Generales, Hyongsoon Kim
Fifty-six actions were brought against Hyundai and Kia arising from alleged misstatements regarding the fuel efficiency of their vehicles in advertisements and car window stickers.
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
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