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Cyber Insurance: A Last Line of Defense When Technology Fails

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

| Commercial Law & Contracts, Privacy, Insurance, Science, Computers, &...

Heartbleed: What to do now

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

| Commercial Law & Contracts, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

A Changing Landscape for US Importers of Defense Articles

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

| International Law & Trade

EPA, Army Corps Propose New Rule to Govern Federal Clean Water Act...

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

| Administrative Law, Civil Procedure, Energy & Utilities, Environmental...

Will Foreign-Owned Mining Companies Build Africa’s Rail and Seaport...

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

| Energy & Utilities, Finance & Banking, International Law & Trade,...

2014 Guide to International Arbitration

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

| Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Commercial Law & Contracts,...

Hydraulic Fracturing Update: Legal Developments and Trends

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

| Energy & Utilities, Environmental Law

8 IPO Market Trends in Honor of the JOBS Act's Second Anniversary

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

| Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, Securities Law

The JOBS Act, Two Years Later: An Updated Look at the IPO Landscape

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

| Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, Securities Law

Reform and Regulation of Derivative Transactions

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. …more

| Finance & Banking, Securities Law

California’s LCFS Surviving Challenges As Major Changes Loom

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

| Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Energy & Utilities, Environmental...

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