In this issue:

- Finders May Pose Risk in Private Capital Raising

- NIST Holds First Workshop on Executive Order Cybersecurity Framework

- NIST Issues Request for Information, Begins Developing Cybersecurity Framework Under Recent Executive Order

- Applicability of Amgen Decision Should be Very Narrow

- CFPB Initiative to Promote Student Loan Payment Plans

- Fewer Military Controls and Streamlined Licensing for Exporters Are Expected: Are You in Compliance?

- Implementation of Sequestration on Government Contracts

- Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: Supreme Court Holds that the First Sale Doctrine Applies Regardless of Where a Work is Manufactured

- New Guidance Issued: Integrating the National Environmental Policy Act and Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation

Act

- Northern District of Illinois Applies Morrison v. National Australia Bank Ltd. in Ruling Against SEC

- Party to a Swap Contract? CFTC Registration Rules Apply

- Ready for Comment: Transportation Agencies Propose New National Environmental Policy Act Categorical Exclusions

- Supreme Court Closes a Loophole for Class Action Plaintiffs Who Want to Avoid Federal Court

- Telemarketers Dial Quickly - TCPA Class Action Dismissed For Now

- The Antitrust Implications of Non-Compete Agreements

- The Impact of the Supreme Court’s Recent Decision In Clapper v. Amnesty International USA on Privacy and Data-Security Litigation

- The Supreme Court’s Decision in Amgen Reshapes the Securities Class Certification Battlefield

- U.S. Customs Announces Major Changes in Wake of Sequestration Budget Cuts

- White House Releases Draft NEPA and CEQA Integration Handbook

- Advertising News & Analysis

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- IP Buzz - March 2013

- Upcoming Events

- Excerpt from: U.S. Customs Announces Major Changes in Wake of Sequestration Budget Cuts

With sequestration cuts now in effect, U.S. Customs and Border Protection Deputy Commissioner David Aguilar issued guidance over the weekend about CBP’s revised operations. Like many other government agencies, CBP will be required to significantly reduce expenses during the remainder of 2013. In preparation for operating under sequestration, CBP has redirected resources toward only its most critical, core functions, and has discontinued or postponed certain important but less critical activities in an effort to reduce budget expenditures.

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