Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

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"Disclosure of Political Contributions in Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island"

The following describes the reporting requirements under Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island laws, which require certain corporate entities to file reports regarding their business relationships with state…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Elections & Politics, Finance & Banking

"Supreme Court Mandates a Clear Error Standard of Review for Factual Findings Underlying Claim Construction"

In a 7-2 decision issued on January 20, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court, in Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. v. Sandoz, Inc., held that the Federal Circuit must review factual findings underlying claim construction for clear error,…more
| Civil Procedure, Intellectual Property, Science, Computers, & Technology

"OFAC and BIS Implement Changes in Cuba Policy"

Since the 1960s, the United States has maintained an embargo on Cuba that in many respects is the most comprehensive set of economic and trade restrictions on any country. On January 16, 2015, amendments to regulations issued by…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Communications & Media Law, Elections & Politics, Finance & Banking, International Law & Trade

"Important but Frequently Overlooked Reporting Requirements for Inbound and Outbound Direct Investment Involving US Entities"

Pursuant to the requirements of the International Investment and Trade and Services Survey Act and related statutes, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) collects information on international trade…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, International Law & Trade, Mergers & Acquisitions, Securities Law

"Revised HSR Thresholds Announced"

On January 15, 2015, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced the revised thresholds for determining whether companies are required to notify federal antitrust authorities about a transaction under the Hart-Scott-Rodino…more
| Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Commercial Law & Contracts, Mergers & Acquisitions, Securities Law

Privacy & Cybersecurity Update - January 2015: President Announces Cybersecurity Legislative and Regulatory Proposals

On January 12 and 13, in speeches at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC), President Barack Obama announced several initiatives to enhance online privacy…more
| Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Education, Elections & Politics, Privacy, Consumer Protection

"China’s MIIT Releases Draft Intellectual Property Policies for Industry Standardization Organizations"

The Electronic Intellectual Property Center of China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has released a draft “Template for Intellectual Property Policies in Industry Standardization Organizations” (the…more
| Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Intellectual Property, International Law & Trade, Science, Computers, & Technology

"The 2014 IBA Guidelines on Conflicts of Interest in International Arbitration"

The IBA Council in Tokyo recently approved a revised version of the International Bar Association’s Guidelines on Conflicts of Interest in International Arbitration (the Guidelines). The new Guidelines entail changes regarding…more
| Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, International Law & Trade

Privacy & Cybersecurity Update - December 2014

In This Issue: - The Critical Takeaway for Every Company From the Sony Cyber Attack - Sony Data Breach Class Action Complaint Provides Insight Into Cybersecurity Issues - Reminder: New California Data…more
| Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Privacy, International Law & Trade, Science, Computers, & Technology

"CFTC Staff Issues Annual Report Advisory and Extends Annual Report and Acknowledgment Letter Deadlines"

Annual Report Advisory - On December 22, 2014, the Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight (Division) of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) released an advisory (Advisory) providing guidance…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, Securities Law

Employment Flash - December 2014

In This Issue: - Supreme Court Rejects Security Screening Time Pay - NLRB Finalizes Union Election Rule - NLRB Reverses Employers’ Ability To Ban Employee Nonwork Email Use - EEOC Challenges Employer Wellness…more
| Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law, Government Contracting

Overview of ABI Commission Report and Recommendation on the Reform of Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code

The last major revision to U.S. business reorganization laws occurred in 1978. Since then, companies’ capital structures have become more complex and rely more heavily on leverage, including secured debt in particular; their…more
| Bankruptcy, Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking

"Congress Lessens Impact of Swaps Push-Out Rule"

On December 16, 2014, President Barack Obama signed into law a bill that lessens the impact of Section 716 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010, more commonly known as the “Swaps Push-Out…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Elections & Politics, Finance & Banking, Securities Law

Hong Kong Regulatory Update - December 2014

This Hong Kong regulatory update is intended to provide a brief overview of the principal Hong Kong regulatory developments in the preceding three months relevant to companies listed or proposed to be listed on The Stock…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Mergers & Acquisitions, International Law & Trade, Securities Law

"Supreme Court Rules No Evidence Required to Remove Cases to Federal Court, Rejects Presumption Against Federal Jurisdiction in Class Actions"

Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court addressed an important question governing the procedure for removing cases to federal court — whether a defendant must attach evidence in support of key jurisdictional facts, such as the amount…more
| Civil Procedure
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