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CFTC Staff Provides Relief from Position Limit Aggregation Rules, Including August 14, 2017 Filing Deadline

Just days before a new notice filing requirement for certain position limit aggregation exemptions was to take effect, on August 10, 2017 the staff of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (the “CFTC”) Division of Market…more
 /  Finance & Banking, Securities Law

Delaware Supreme Court Provides Guidance on Factors to Consider in Appraisal Valuation Procedure in Context of DFC Global Appraisal Action

In DFC Global Corp. v. Muirfield Value Partners, L.P.,1 the Delaware Supreme Court reversed and remanded the Court of Chancery’s appraisal decision relating to the 2014 acquisition of DFC Global Corporation, an international…more
 /  Business Organizations, Civil Procedure, Finance & Banking, Mergers & Acquisitions, Securities Law

Department of Labor to Propose 18-Month Delay in Applicability Date for Portions of Fiduciary Rule

On August 9, 2017, the U.S. Department of Labor (the “DOL”) filed a notice in connection with pending litigation that revealed a portion of its current plans for the fiduciary rule. In the filing, the DOL stated that it has…more
 /  Finance & Banking, Labor & Employment Law, Securities Law

Privacy Shield dented? The EU Parliament’s Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee identifies deficiencies in US implementation of the Privacy Shield

The European Parliament’s Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee (LIBE) visited Washington in the last week of July, not for a summer holiday, but to discuss the upcoming Privacy Shield review with the new US…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, International Law & Trade, Privacy

Cloud computing security  [Video]

Jim DeGraw, Ropes & Gray technology partner, addresses cloud computing security issues that companies should be aware of as they consider moving data to the cloud. _______________________ Clients call us up frequently and…more
 /  Consumer Protection, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

Spate of Suits Brought by California Communities for Sea Level Rise May Change Landscape of Climate Change Litigation

A recent trio of cases filed in California state court seek to hold major fossil fuel companies liable for the effects of sea level rise they allege to be caused by climate change…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Environmental Law, Zoning, Planning & Land Use, Real Estate - Residential, Real Estate - Commercial

FDA User Fee Reauthorization Legislation Enacted by Congress

On July 12, 2017, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 2430, the FDA Reauthorization Act of 2017 (FDARA), and on August 3, 2017, the Senate followed suit by passing FDARA without amendment by a vote of 94-1. The President is…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Health

Intellectual Property Legislation Update: The Trade Protection Not Troll Protection Act of 2017

This past June, a group of U.S. Senators introduced the first patent-focused piece of legislation of the 115th Congress: the STRONGER Patents Act of 2017, which proposes a myriad of changes to the United States patent system…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Intellectual Property, International Law & Trade, Science, Computers, & Technology

FCPA Conviction Highlights DOJ’s Continued Focus on Individual Enforcement

The U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) secured an important victory for its Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) enforcement efforts on July 27, 2017, when a Manhattan jury found Chinese billionaire Ng Lap Seng guilty on six…more
 /  Criminal Law, International Law & Trade

Federal Trade Commission Announces Investigation Reforms

On July 17, Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) Acting Chairman Maureen Ohlhausen announced a set of process reforms within the agency’s Bureau of Consumer Protection aimed at streamlining information requests and improving…more
 /  Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Business Organizations

FDA Announces New Digital Health Innovation Programs

As part of an overarching initiative to update its regulatory oversight of digital health technologies, the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) has announced new plans to streamline the development and availability of high…more
 /  Health, Science, Computers, & Technology

UPDATE: New UK Offences of Failure to Prevent Facilitation of Tax Evasion – looming deadline

In May 2016, we published an Alert about UK proposals to introduce new strict liability corporate criminal offences aimed at preventing the facilitation of tax evasion. Andy Howard, Tax partner in the Ropes & Gray London office,…more
 /  Business Organizations, International Law & Trade, Taxation

FDA Issues Immediately Effective Guidance Allowing Waiver of Informed Consent for Minimal Risk Research

The United States Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a guidance document announcing its intention not to object to an IRB’s waiving or altering the informed consent requirements for an FDA-regulated clinical…more
 /  Health, Science, Computers, & Technology

Private Equity Watch - July 2017

With the year half over, it’s still too early to say whether it’s going to be a good one or a difficult one for the private equity market. The July edition of Private Equity Watch provides important perspective on the issues and…more
 /  Business Organizations, Elections & Politics, Finance & Banking, International Law & Trade, Securities Law

PCAOB Adopts New Auditor Reporting Standard

After more than six years of outreach and public comment, on June 1, 2017, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (“PCAOB”) adopted a new auditor reporting standard1 that, if approved by the SEC, would significantly…more
 /  Business Organizations, Finance & Banking, Securities Law
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