As cyber risks increase, specialized insurance policies can protect companies, but only if those policies are appropriately tailored and negotiated.
Daily news headlines reveal the escalating, and costly, problem of data…more
Hardly a day passes now without some new report of a security vulnerability with inevitable breaches that follow, but Monday’s news about the two-year old vulnerability in OpenSSL is (or should be) catching everyone’s attention…more
Latham & Watkins partner David Brown explains the M&A term Matching Rights, a name for a provision commonly found in Fiduciary Out provisions which gives the Buyer an opportunity to submit a revised Acquisition Proposal. For…more
ATF revises US Munitions Import List and extends term for import permits.
On March 27, 2014, the US Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) published revisions to the US Munitions Import List (USMIL)…more
Intended to clarify confusion from prior US Supreme Court decisions, the rules could have far-reaching implications for many stakeholders.
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the US Army Corps of Engineers…more
Latham & Watkins partner Graeme Sloan explains the M&A term Blue Book, which is the colloquial name given to the City Code, as it is published in a blue folder. For additional definitions of the legal and business terms often…more
Latham & Watkins partner David Kurzweil explains the M&A term Bump, which refers to raising the price, or improving other terms, of an acquisition proposal. For additional definitions of the legal and business terms often…more
Latham & Watkins partners Glen Ireland, Chair of the firm’s Mining & Metals Industry Group, and Clement Fondufe, Chair of the Africa Practice, look at the challenges facing foreign-owned mining companies and discuss how mining…more
In This Issue:
- Foreword Why International Arbitration?
- Chapter I What is Arbitration?
- Chapter II When Should Provision for Arbitration be Made?
- Chapter III The Tribunal
- Chapter IV The Choice of…more
On a March 18, 2014 webcast, a panel of senior US Latham & Watkins lawyers from our Environmental Department provided an overview of recent key developments related to hydraulic fracturing. Presented below are answers to some of…more
Two years ago, the JOBS Act became law. Title I of the JOBS Act significantly changed the IPO playbook, creating a new category of issuer called an emerging growth company (EGC) and rewriting the rules for EGC IPOs. We discuss…more
Two years ago, the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act became law. Title I of the JOBS Act significantly changed the IPO playbook, creating a new category of issuer called an emerging growth company (EGC) and rewriting…more
Peter Malyshev is counsel at Latham & Watkins where he focuses his practice on regulatory, compliance and transactional issues relating to commodities, securities and derivatives products markets.
Intermediaries need to review and enhance their policies and procedures to address any issues relevant to their institutions.
On 25 March 2014, the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) issued a circular (Circular) to…more
The Air Resources Board proposes to merge court-mandated re-adoption of the Low Carbon Fuel Standard with other significant program changes.
The Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) continues to generate uncertainty due to…more