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National Cybersecurity Framework Released - Has Your Organization Considered the Implications?

On February 12, 2014, the National Institute of Standards and Technology ("NIST") released the final version of its Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity (the "Cybersecurity Framework" or "Framework")...more

Washington Insight - January 2014

In This Issue: - Legislation to Renew Fast-Track Consideration for Trade Agreements Introduced - Congress Passes FY 2014 Omnibus Appropriations Bill - An Insider's View: Obama's Mid-Term Blues - What's in...more

China Announces Master Plan for the Healthcare Services Industry

On September 28, 2013, China’s State Council published a plan titled Opinions on Promoting the Development of the Healthcare Services Industry, which outlines policy initiatives and development goals for China’s healthcare...more

Spain: The lone smoker solution

Very high expectations have arisen in Spain since two major gambling and entertainment projects were announced some months ago. Indeed, Las Vegas Sands has confirmed in several occasions its ambitious project for developing a...more

An Untapped Market: China’s Aging Population and the Senior Housing Opportunity

Until recently, the notion of a senior housing market in China was nothing more than fantasy. Tradition held that elder care was primarily the province of the family, as children were responsible for supporting and assisting...more

White Collar Watch - July 2013

In This Issue: - Factors in Forfeiture: Eleventh Circuit Rules in Seizure of Rothstein Ponzi Assets - Health Care False Statement Statute Serves as Backstop for Government In Nearly Failed Prosecution -...more

China Strengthens Oversight of Human Subjects Research

On July 15, 2013, China National Health and Family Planning Commission (the “Commission”) published the draft Administrative Measures on Medical Research Involving Human Subjects (the “Draft Measures”) and is seeking public...more

Chinese Detain Pharmaceutical Company Managers in Economic Crime Probe

This week, reports have arisen that Chinese authorities in the cities of Shanghai, Beijing, and Changsha detained high-level GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) managers as part of an investigation into potential “economic crimes.” The...more

Benefit Issues in Puerto Rico: Impact of the ACA, ERISA and the PBGC

This article highlights some recent developments that employers with Puerto Rico employee benefits arrangements should consider concerning compliance with U.S. federal laws on health care reform and the Patient Protection and...more

Tax Law Updates - June 2013

If you would like copies of an article that is not linked to a PDF file, or if you would like to receive copies of future articles, please contact Rebecca Sprunger at rsprunger@orrick.com. - 03-29-2013 (U.S.) Final...more

Capital Thinking Update - January 21, 2013

In This Issue: - General Legislative - Agriculture & Food - Budget, Appropriations - Cybersecurity - Education - Energy - Environment - Financial Services -...more

Infobytes - A Weekly In-depth review of news & developments in the financial services industry - January 18, 2013

In This Issue: - FEDERAL ISSUES - STATE ISSUES - COURTS - FIRM NEWS - FIRM PUBLICATIONS - MORTGAGES - BANKING - CONSUMER FINANCE - E-COMMERCE - PRIVACY/DATA SECURITY - PAYMENTS -...more

2013 Enforcement Predictions

I always like to make predictions at the beginning of each year. My track record is plus and minus – sometimes on target, sometimes off-target. The biggest story in the last five years has been the rise of FCPA...more

Corporate and Financial Weekly Digest - December 21, 2012

In this issue: - Nallengara to Replace Cross as Corp. Fin. Chief - FINRA Rule Relating to Private Placements of Securities Effective December 3 - Additional Guidance on FINRA’s Suitability Rule - No-Action...more

This Week in Washington - December 14, 2012

In This Issue: - DOMESTIC POLICY MATTERS - The Fiscal Cliff Debate. On Monday, the White House presented a revised “fiscal cliff” offer to Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) calling for $1.4 trillion in...more

Pharmaceutical Anti-Corruption Compliance Conference In Philadelphia December 11-12

The pharmaceutical; medical device and medical supply industry have all been hit hard by Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) enforcement actions. Just this summer, enforcement actions were announced against Pfizer which...more

Obama Extends Critical Immigration Programs

Critical EB-5 Regional Center, E-Verify, and Physician Conrad 30 Programs Reauthorized Until September 30, 2015 - Foreign Physicians Face New Licensure Hurdles On September 28, 2012, President Obama signed into law S....more

Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State House 9.21.12

Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State House provides a high-level overview of recent activity at the Maine State House. If you would like more specific information regarding an item in this newsletter or related to...more

Federal Criminal Lawyer Douglas McNabb of McNabb Associates - News On Current Federal Criminal Cases

August 14, 2012 - The Federal Crimes Watch Daily The Federal Crimes Watch Daily is a daily newspaper that discusses current federal criminal issues written by a federal criminal defense attorney. Topics Include: Federal...more

Criminal Antitrust Update - July 2012

In This Issue: - INDUSTRY SCORECARD - CASE NOTE: FINANCIAL DAMAGES MUST BE DECIDED BY JURIES - SEVENTH CIRCUIT TAKES BROAD VIEW OF THE FTAIA ...more

The European Court affirms that public safety comes first: financial considerations cannot justify the placing on the market of...

Abstract: On 29 March 2012, the European Court of Justice (CJEU) issued a ruling in a case brought by the European Commission against Poland declaring unlawful the supply of unlicensed medicines on financial grounds as a...more

China 20/20 Legal and Regulatory Developments - April 27, 2012

In This Issue: - Measures to Supervise Overseas Investments of Central Enterprises - Provisions Governing Overseas Manufacturers of Imported Food - China to Amend Measures for Foreign Invested Medical...more

China Briefing - March 2012 (April 13, 2012)

Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices, Health Care & Life Sciences News •American Medical Device Maker Accused of Bribery to Doctors in China and other Countries (Xinhua Net 2012-03-27) – March 27, 2012 On March...more

This Week in Washington - April 6, 2012

In This Issue: - DOMESTIC POLICY MATTERS Congress is in recess, returning April 16th. Late last week, newly-appointed Senate Parliamentarian Elizabeth MacDonough released a procedural opinion that last summer’s...more

This Week in Washington - March 30, 2012

In This Issue: - DOMESTIC POLICY MATTERS Budget & Appropriations. The House of Representatives on Thursday approved Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan’s (R-Wisconsin) Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Resolution by a vote...more

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