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When CFIUS Mitigation Agreements and FOCI Reviews Overlap: A Critical Balancing Act

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On June 9, 2021, Momentus Inc., a U.S. commercial space company offering in-space transportation and infrastructure services, as a condition to its acquisition by a foreign-owned company, entered into a National Security...more

International Lawyers Network

Buying and Selling Real Estate in Michigan (Updated)

KEY FACTS OF REAL ESTATE ACQUISITIONS UNDER MICHIGAN LAW - I. STANDARD FORMS OF AGREEMENTS - A. Offers to Purchase that are accepted by sellers are the typical form of purchase contract for residential properties. The...more

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

FTC Sues to Block Lockheed’s Proposed Acquisition of Aerojet Rocketdyne in Milestone Defense Industry Vertical Challenge

The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) filed suit yesterday to block Lockheed Martin Corporation’s proposed $4.4 billion acquisition of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings Inc., announced back in December 2020. Aerojet, the last...more

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Guide to D&O Insurance for SPAC IPOs (and How to Save Money on Your D&O Insurance Premium)

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SPACs (special purpose acquisition companies) had a volatile year in 2021, raising more funds in the public market and doing more business combinations than ever before. After an extremely busy first quarter the pace of SPAC...more

Morgan Lewis

German Federal Parliament Passes Sweeping New Rules on Selling Digital Products to Consumers

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A new contract type has been introduced in the German Civil Code for the supply of digital content or services by companies to consumers in Germany: The German Federal Parliament has added 22 new sections (337-327u) on the...more

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Louisiana Court Considers Texas and Louisiana Oilfield Anti-Indemnity Acts

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Federal Insurance Company et al v. Select Energy Services LLC and Exco et al. is a reminder for negotiators of indemnity and defense obligations in oilfield contracts that choice of law is important. Ignore it when drafting...more

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Trade Enforcement Digest - January 2022

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Civil and criminal penalties levied against U.S. companies for trade violations are just the beginning of the potential unforeseen costs of doing business in the global marketplace. What cannot be quantified are the countless...more

Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

Négociation annuelle 2022 – Réduire et maîtriser les pénalités logistiques dans les conventions écrites

Depuis début décembre, acheteurs et vendeurs sont entrés dans les « boxes » des négociations afin de finaliser avant le 1er mars les conventions régissant leurs relations commerciales pour l’année 2022. Au cœur des...more

Arnall Golden Gregory LLP

Ninth Circuit Sides With Plaintiff, Reviving $8.6M Reimbursement Suit

AGG Healthcare attorneys Matthew M. Lavin and Aaron R. Modiano recently secured a revival of an $8.6 million reimbursement suit against Cigna Health and Life Insurance. In Bristol SL Holding, Inc. v. Cigna Health and Life...more

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Federal Trade Commission Announces Annual HSR Premerger

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The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently announced the revised thresholds under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (HSR Act)....more

Michael Volkov

Practical Steps to Implement to Manage Third-Party Sanctions Risks (Part III of III)

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Facing the myriad third-party sanctions risks can be daunting.  Many global organizations rely on a network of third-party intermediaries that pose a variety of risks.  To mitigate those risks, companies have to implement...more

Thomas Fox

Compliance and a Human Rights Strategy: Part 2

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Yesterday, I began a series considering how a Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) and corporate compliance function can help lead a company’s human rights initiatives against such scourges as human trafficking and modern slavery...more

Freeman Law

Document Retention for Engineering and Architecture Services Companies

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Document retention. That phrase reminds me of a Dilbert cartoon from about a decade ago that depicted the “pointy-haired boss” confronting Alice, the engineer, about her exceeding the company’s permitted email storage. The...more

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Needs of Strategics, PE Firms and SPACs Led to Record US M&A Levels, Likely To Sustain Dealmaking in 2022

Takeaways - The record level of M&A in 2021 was widely dispersed across industries and was driven by the strategic needs of companies to add technology and adapt to the pandemic, and was supported by strong markets. ...more

Hogan Lovells

Fair Trade and Fair Supply Chains

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Numerous companies have engaged for decades - on a voluntary basis – to ensure observance of fair-trade standards, human rights due diligence, and environmental protection, taking responsibility for their supply chains,...more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

FTC Revises HSR Thresholds; Minimum Size for Reportable Transactions Increases to $101 Million

Key Points - The HSR Act requires parties that meet certain transaction size and other tests to file premerger notification forms for mergers and other transactions with both the Federal Trade Commission and Department of...more

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HM Treasury brings crypto further within the scope of financial services regulation

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On 18 January 2022, HM Treasury published the results of its July 2020 consultation on cryptoasset promotions, and confirmed that the UK government will introduce measures that will effectively bring a wider range of...more

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

NFTs Give Rise to Innovative New Business Models and Revenue Opportunities

Takeaways - Most existing agreements covering the exploitation of intellectual property rights did not contemplate how NFTs should be treated. Drafting and negotiating agreements involving NFTs requires an...more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

The Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act: What U.S. Companies with China-Based Supply Chains Should Know

Key Points - On December 23, 2021, President Biden signed the UFLPA into law after it unanimously passed both chambers of Congress. The UFLPA aims to strengthen the forced labor statute by prohibiting the importation and...more

Morgan Lewis

Federal Trade Commission Increases Hart-Scott-Rodino Thresholds

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The Federal Trade Commission announced on January 24 that it will increase the Hart-­Scott-­Rodino Act jurisdictional and filing fee thresholds. Any transaction closing on or after February 23, 2022 will be subject to the...more

Morrison & Foerster LLP - Federal Circuitry

Last Week in the Federal Circuit (January 18-21): A Roundup of Non-Patent Decisions

The Federal Circuit was quite productive last week despite the holiday weekend. The Court issued a dozen non-precedential decisions, several precedential opinions, and a handful of Rule 36 summary affirmances in cases argued...more

Hogan Lovells

New HSR and interlocking directorate thresholds announced for 2022

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On 24 January 2022 the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) published the annual jurisdictional adjustments for premerger notification filings made pursuant to Section 7A of the Clayton Act, known as the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust...more

Orrick - Antitrust Watch

Largest Ever Annual Adjustment to the HSR Premerger Notification Thresholds Announced

The Federal Trade Commission announced revised Hart-Scott-Rodino (“HSR”) filing thresholds on January 24, 2022, as required by the HSR Act, based on the change in the US gross national product. The new minimum HSR “Size of...more

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Cost Escalation - Are You Ready? Contract Tune Up for 2022

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Looming large on the 2022 construction landscape horizon is the specter of cost escalation claims. Over the past year, rising prices have become extreme, and the clauses governing cost escalation have come under greater...more

International Lawyers Network

Buying and Selling Real Estate in Mexico (Updated)

KEY FACTS OF REAL ESTATE ACQUISITIONS UNDER MEXICAN LAW - I. Real Estate General Overview - The real estate business in Mexico has been increasingly growing during the last decades to 1 Article 27 of the Mexican...more

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