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NAFTA Renegotiations – Are You Prepared for Changes in Supply Chain Operations and Market Growth Planning?

by Snell & Wilmer on

On August 16, 2017, the United States, Canada, and Mexico began renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (“NAFTA”). According to reports, the negotiations are scheduled to be expedited in an effort to be complete...more

French Legal and Regulatory Update - May 2017

by Hogan Lovells on

The Paris office of Hogan Lovells is pleased to provide this English language edition of our monthly e-newsletter, which offers a legal and regulatory update covering France and Europe for May 2017. Please see full...more

McDermott International Legal Highlights - April 2017

by McDermott Will & Emery on

DOJ Policy Updates Signal Continuity of Antitrust Program - The US Department of Justice (DOJ) Antitrust Division has revised its “Frequently Asked Questions About the Antitrust Division’s Leniency Program and Model...more

BRACING for BREXIT - after the shock, what now?

by Seyfarth Shaw LLP on

To the shock of corporate Britain the UK voted last week, by 52% to 48%, to leave the European Union. Within hours of the referendum result the British Prime Minister David Cameron announced that he would be standing down...more

Brexit - What Now For Your Business

So, the UK has voted to leave the EU. Everyone has their own opinion and we've all seen the news reports and various viewpoints but what does this result mean for you in practical terms and where do we go from here? Here's...more

Financial Trade Secrets Exemption from Florida’s Sunshine Laws

by Nossaman LLP on

On Wednesday, February 24, 2016, Florida’s Governor Rick Scott signed two bills which exempt trade secret financial information from the state’s Sunshine Laws. The change is significant in a state known for expansive open...more

Senate Passes Trade Facilitation And Trade Enforcement Act - Comprehensive Customs bill addresses several key topics

by King & Spalding on

On February 11, 2016, the Senate passed the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015 (H.R. 644) by a 75-20 vote. Today’s action constitutes acceptance by the Senate of a conference agreement reached by House and...more

With Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations Concluded, Administration Turns to Clearing Domestic Hurdles

by King & Spalding on

The working text (all 5,500+ pages) of the 12-country Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) was released to the public on November 5. This text is still undergoing an intense legal scrub and must be translated into its...more

Spotlight on Belgium - Issue 8, Fall 2015

by DLA Piper on

As this issue of spotlight on Belgium shows, this is sometimes a correct perception. ongoing economic sanctions against Russia, as described by Jeroen Jansen and valerijus ostrovskis, demonstrate that legislation can add to...more

TPP accord faces uncertain future in Congress

by Thompson Coburn LLP on

It was reported Monday that in a marathon 100-hour negotiating session the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) reached agreement on the TPP trade pact. The TPP was negotiated in secret, i.e., only the diplomatic...more

Pacific Rim Countries Reach Historic Agreement on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, But Will Congress Approve It?

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

Trade ministers from 12 Pacific Rim countries announced, on October 5, 2015, that they had reached an agreement in principle on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The TPP would arguably be the largest free trade agreement...more

Balancing the Budget …and Balancing Copyright

by Dentons on

The Government of Canada’s Budget Plan for 2015 proposes various measures within the expected areas of tax relief, job creation and economic growth measures.  It also includes a very unexpected proposal to extend the...more

Legal Alert: Change in U.S. Policy Towards Cuba

by DLA Piper on

President Obama recently announced that the United States and Cuba would begin talks to reestablish diplomatic relations and partially lift the economic and travel sanctions that have existed between the two nations for over...more

Bill on Bankruptcy: Lehman Test Case on Judicial Nullification

by Bloomberg Law on

May 9 (Bloomberg) -- Although Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. is out of bankruptcy a year, the case continues to make law. As Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia and Bloomberg News bankruptcy columnist Bill Rochelle discuss on their...more

Federal Stem Cell Funding Approved by Appellate Court

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

Good news for patients and stem cell researchers alike. On August 24th, the United States Courts of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit affirmed the District of Columbia court decision granting the government’s...more

Trade & Manufacturing Alert - June 2012

by King & Spalding on

In This Issue: - 01 United States Continues To Make Progress At The U.S. - China Strategic And Economic Dialogue - 02 New U.S. Model Treaty Text To Promote Bilateral Investments With Emerging Economies - 03...more

Renewable Energy Update - September 8, 2009

by Allen Matkins on

IN THIS ISSUE: *Caltech Pursues Cheaper Solar Energy *Renewable Energy Focus ..Federal Government Awards $503 Million for Renewable Energy Projects *2009 Smart Grid Rankings: California’s Sempra Energy in...more

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