With a growing number of states demanding disclosure of its fracking recipes, the oil and gas industry is fighting to plug what it views as government-mandated leaks in its trade secrets pipeline....more
Recently, the SEC settled with the City of Harrisburg (City) over violations of Rule 10b-5 in connection with material misstatements and omissions made by the City in its public statements and financial information, during a...more
British Virgin Island (“BVI”) and Cayman Islands companies have been a popular choice of investment vehicle for Hong Kong and Chinese companies and individuals. This article explores the key tools available to members of BVI...more
Inherency is not part of Australian novelty law according to the courts. But a recent appeal court decision considers novelty where there is either implicit disclosure or the claimed invention is the inevitable result of the...more
An Illinois Appellate Court recently found that the Illinois Whistleblower Protection Act (740 ILCS § 174/1, et seq.) (IWA) does not require that the employee’s disclosure is the first, or only, disclosure of a violation of a...more
A number of companies have filed IRANNOTICEs on EDGAR with the SEC (thanks to Broc Romanek for pointing this out). The notices reference disclosures made in annual reports pursuant to Section 219 of the Iran Threat Reduction...more
Originally published in Deal Points: The Newsletter of the Mergers and Acquisitions Committee - American Bar Association - Winter 2013.
When the seller of a business or the assets of a business is negotiating the scope...more
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