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Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Shadow Trading Expands Potential Insider Trading Liability in S.E.C. v. Panuwat

Insider trading generally refers to the trading of a company’s security based upon material non-public information (“MNPI”) about that company. But a recent litigation victory by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission...more

Stinson LLP

The Unauthorized Use of Architect Drawings or Plans: Is it Theft?

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OVERVIEW - Recently, the California Court of Appeals in Simmons v. Ehm Architecture, Inc., No. D080702, 2023 WL 8888228 (Cal. App. 4th Dist. Dec, 26, 2023) (unpublished), held that an owner giving his architect's plans to...more

Alston & Bird

The Race is On: DOJ's Criminal Division the Latest to Offer Non-Prosecution Deals to Whistleblowers

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Our White Collar, Government & Internal Investigations Group investigates the latest federal whistleblower program, which offers individuals yet another avenue to report corporate misconduct....more

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Check Your Clauses: An Interesting Tale of the Missing Forum Selection Clause

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Whether in employment agreements or business transactions, drafters often include certain clauses within these documents to protect their client if litigation arises (e.g., arbitration clauses, forum- selection clauses)....more

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U.S. Judicial Conference Aims to Curb "Judge Shopping": New Guidance Promoting Random Civil Case Assignments

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On March 12, 2024, the Judicial Conference of the United States announced new guidance applying to case assignments in federal district courts, with the intent to curb “judge-shopping” by limiting litigants’ ability to...more

Kohrman Jackson & Krantz LLP

Will the US Congress Actually Pass a Law That Will Make Life Easier for Businesses?

PLEASE SIT DOWN BEFORE READING THIS - Is it actually possible that the United States Congress is on its way to enacting legislation that will potentially make regulatory compliance easier for businesses? Over the last...more

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

How Your Business Can Weather Big Sur’s Latest Landslide

After heavy rains on March 30, 2024, a section of the southbound lane of famous Highway 1, which sits atop dramatic cliffs near Big Sur, collapsed and crumbled into the Pacific Ocean. The incident occurred near Rocky Creek...more

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California Legislature Aims Two More Nails at the PFAS Coffin

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Two bills, quite different in scope but both aiming to further restrict the use or presence of per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in various products, are currently wending their way through the California legislature....more

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Top 10 Legal Issues in the Cannabis Industry in 2024

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In an industry known for its fast-paced changes, 2024 will be no different for cannabis. For all those with an eye on the industry, the number one question remains, is this the year for rescheduling? The answer is, maybe. And...more

McDermott Will & Emery

Go Big Red! Nebraska Passes Consumer Data Privacy Law

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On April 12, 2024, the Nebraska Legislature passed the Data Privacy Act (NEDPA), sending the bill to Governor Jim Pillen’s desk for signature. NEDPA adds to the patchwork of state consumer privacy laws in that it does not...more

White & Case LLP

Proposed American Privacy Rights Act seeks to establish a comprehensive national framework for data privacy

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Proposed American Privacy Rights Act of 2024 seeks to establish national consumer data privacy rights, govern Artificial Intelligence and automated decision-making, impose additional obligations on high-impact social media...more

King & Spalding

Department of Homeland Security Proposes Rule for Reporting of Cyber Incidents

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On April 4, 2024, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (“CISA”) published for public comment a long-awaited proposed rule to implement the Cyber Incident Reporting for Critical Infrastructure Act of 2022...more

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Doing Business in Australia

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Australia welcomes new business and foreign investment by providing a strong economy, a stable political environment and a skilled and talented workforce. Our comprehensive guide to Doing Business in Australia has been...more

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

DOJ Just Said the Quiet Part Out Loud in Massachusetts Cannabis Case

It turns out that if you want to know the Department of Justice’s policy on marijuana enforcement, you just have to sue them. In a remarkably candid showing of the DOJ’s current policy concerning marijuana enforcement,...more

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DOJ and Private Whistleblowers Pursue Marijuana-Related Businesses for Alleged Violations of COVID Relief Loan Policies

In 2020, when former President Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act into law, the federal Small Business Administration (SBA) referred to previous guidance to indicate that businesses...more

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

CPPA’s First Enforcement Advisory Focuses on Applying Data Minimization Principles to Consumer Requests

On April 2, 2024, the Enforcement Division of the California Privacy Protection Agency (CPPA) issued Enforcement Advisory No. 2024-01. This first-ever enforcement advisory focuses on promoting compliance with California...more

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FTC To Rule on Banning Non-Compete Agreements

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The Federal Trade Commission has announced that it will be holding a Special Open Commission Meeting on Tuesday, April 23, 2024, at 2pm EST regarding the rule to ban non-compete agreements. The expectation for this meeting is...more

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Business Taxation of Hedging Transactions Part III: Identification Requirements and Aggregate Hedging

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When must a hedge be identified and accounted for tax purposes? Taxpayers must identity each hedging transaction and the item it hedges. A taxpayer must clearly identify a hedging transaction “before the close of the day on...more

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FTC Announces Vote on Rule to Ban Noncompetes

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The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has announced that the commission will vote April 23 on its proposed rule to ban noncompete agreements. While the final rule may differ from the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking issued in...more

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Is the writing on the wall for the shareholder principle? Privilege update in Hong Kong

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The concept of the “shareholder principle” in English law provides that a company cannot assert privilege against its own shareholders, unless the privileged documents in question were created for the dominant purpose of...more

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SEC Prevails in Novel "Shadow Trading" Insider Trading Trial

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The Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") won at trial in its first "shadow trading" case, holding a corporate official liable for insider trading for using nonpublic information about his company's acquisition to trade...more

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Mitigating “Greenwashing” Litigation Risk in the U.S. and Beyond

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Companies should take note – there is increased global scrutiny around environmental or green marketing, or so-called “greenwashing,” claims. These claims stem from alleged wrongdoing in companies’ marketing representations...more

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Budtender Bankruptcy Blindside

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In a recent legal development that underscores the intricate interplay between federal bankruptcy law and the cannabis industry, a court case has emerged involving a bankruptcy filing by an employee of a cannabis company....more

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Advocacy Organizations Sue FDA Over Delay in Menthol Cigarette Ban

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On April 2, three advocacy organizations filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California seeking an order directing the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) to promulgate its...more

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Macquarie: High Court Declines to Expand Corporate Liability

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The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Macquarie v. Moab Partners draws a clear distinction between pure omissions and half-truths. Our Securities Litigation Group explains how the Court resolved a circuit split over public...more

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