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The Supreme Court - January 23, 2018

The Supreme Court of the United States issued three decisions yesterday: National Assn. of Mfrs. v. Department of Defense, No. 16-299: In 2015, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Army Corps of Engineers promulgated… more

Connected Vehicles in Focus at 2018 CES

In addition to displaying a wide array of next-generation connected vehicle technologies, the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (“CES”) hosted lively discussion of the new possibilities that will be created as vehicles become capable of… more

That Sound Reminds Me of…

Part of the fun of trademark practice is its unique overlap with literature, art, science, culture, and psychology. Words and symbols are used as trademarks to identify sources of commercial goods; convey messages to consumers that go… more

NTSB Reauthorization Proposal- Part II

In Part I of this post, we described various provisions in S. 2202, the National Transportation Safety Board Reauthorization Act, as reported by the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on December 13, 2017… more

Spokeo Seeks Supreme Court Round II

The Spokeo standing saga, which began in 2010, continues with a second cert petition to the Supreme Court. The case began when plaintiff filed a putative class action, alleging that defendant Spokeo violated the Fair Credit Reporting… more

Kyiv Environment Newsletter - January 2018

We would like to draw your attention to the following fact: Commencing 1 January 2018, the payers of environmental tax should apply the respective tax rates increased by 11.2 percent when determining the environmental tax liabilities… more

Mark Twain On Insider Trading

Roughing It is Samuel L. Clemens' highly engaging account of his time vagabondizing in Nevada, California and Hawaii. The book contains a great deal of information about "the rise, growth and culmination of the silver-mining fever in… more

Changes in the subsoil licensing in Uzbekistan

In accordance with Presidential Decree dated 17.01.2018, “On Measures for the Stable Provision of the Economy of the Country with the Required Types of Products and Raw Materials,” the procedure for issuing licenses for subsoil use… more

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