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New York, New York 10022, United States
Phone: 212 957 7600
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Areas of Practice
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Bankruptcy
  • Class Action
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Criminal Law
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Finance & Banking
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Privacy
  • Products Liability
  • Real Estate
  • Securities Law
  • Taxation
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Other U.S. Locations
  • D.C.
  • New York
Other Countries
  • France
Number of Attorneys
50-100 Attorneys

FCPA Jurisdiction: The Courts Weigh In

Introduction - The jurisdictional reach of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (‘‘FCPA’’) is famously long. U.S. regulators have claimed that the statute applies to U.S. and foreign corporations; U.S. nationals anywhere in…more

Bribery, Compliance, DOJ, FCPA, Foreign Corporations

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EU-US Privacy Shield: What You Need to Know for Transatlantic Data Transfers

The flow of data across international borders is crucial to commerce in today’s global economy. After last year’s invalidation of the Safe Harbor framework, which enabled companies to transfer personal data from the EU to the…more

Department of Transportation (DOT), EU, EU-US Privacy Shield, European Commission, FTC

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Apple Found Liable of Conspiracy to Fix Prices in E-books Case

On July 10, 2013, Judge Denise Cote in the Southern District of New York handed down an opinion and order finding that Apple had violated Section 1 of the Sherman Act by persuading five leading publishers jointly to abandon…more

Apple, Conspiracies, e-Books, Price-Fixing, Publishers

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EU-US Privacy Shield: What You Need to Know for Transatlantic Data Transfers

The flow of data across international borders is crucial to commerce in today’s global economy. After last year’s invalidation of the Safe Harbor framework, which enabled companies to transfer personal data from the EU to the…more

Department of Transportation (DOT), EU, EU-US Privacy Shield, European Commission, FTC

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FCPA Jurisdiction: The Courts Weigh In

Introduction - The jurisdictional reach of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (‘‘FCPA’’) is famously long. U.S. regulators have claimed that the statute applies to U.S. and foreign corporations; U.S. nationals anywhere in…more

Bribery, Compliance, DOJ, FCPA, Foreign Corporations

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La Rupture Conventionnelle Collective

L’ordonnance nº 2017- 1387 du 22 septembre 2017 introduit la « rupture conventionnelle collective » dans le Code du travail qui entrera en vigueur dès la publication des décrets d’application, et au plus tard le 1er janvier…more

Collective Agreements, France, Unions, Wage and Hour

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The SEC Provides Significant Relief from Registration Requirements for M&A Brokers

On January 31, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued an important no-action letter in which the staff of the SEC’s Division of Trading and Markets declared that it would not recommend enforcement action…more

Broker-Dealer, FINRA, Registration, SEC, Securities Exchange Act

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Private Equity Valuations: Standards and Recent Developments

Originally published in the American Bar Association's Commercial & Business Litigation: Summer 2012, Vol. 13 No. 4 – Delaware Corporations & Private Equity - August 16, 2012. It has been widely reported that in late…more

Private Equity, Private Equity Funds, SEC, Valuation

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USPTO Soliciting Comments on Software Patent Issues

The United States Patent and Trademark Office announced its intent earlier this month to form a “Software Partnership” with the software community in order to enhance the quality of software-related patents (the “Notice”) and,…more

Patents, Software, USPTO

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Some Class-Action Waiver Clauses Continue to be Held Unenforceable, Even After Concepcion

In a decision dated January 7, 2013, the California Court of Appeal invalidated a mandatory arbitration and class action waiver clause in an automobile sales contract, ruling that the arbitration clause was unconscionable and…more

Arbitration Agreements, AT&T Mobility, AT&T Mobility v Concepcion, Car Dealerships, Class Action Arbitration Waivers

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Reduction of the Minimum Number of Shareholders in French Privately Held Stock Corporations

Effective September 12, 2015, the minimum number of shareholders in a French stock corporation (société anonyme or SA) has been reduced from seven to two. This modification is only applicable to privately held SAs, publicly…more

France, Privately Held Corporations, Shareholders, Stock Corporations

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Proposed Changes in Public Company Auditing Standards

On December 11, 2013, the public comment period will close on two new auditing standards proposed by the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) to improve the informational value of the auditor’s report. These…more

Audits, Compliance, PCAOB, Reporting Requirements, SEC

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Year-End Public Company Reporting Update

With Halloween and Thanksgiving, thoughts naturally turn to year end reporting obligations. Here’s a brief summary of some changes in reporting requirements that will affect U.S. public companies in the coming year, as well as…more

Audit Reports, Compensation & Benefits, Disclosure Requirements, Dodd-Frank, Executive Compensation

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Second Circuit Labels Expert’s Testimony a Sham in Pharmaceutical Products Liability Litigation

As a little kid, I did not have an immediate appreciation that my actions could get me into trouble, and so, without thought, I told the truth. My dad would ask, “Did you write your name on the wall?” I would respond,…more

Credibility, Expert Witness, Failure To Warn, FDA, Pharmaceutical Industry

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How an Uncommonly Silly Law Led to a Host of Very Consequential Supreme Court Decisions

In 1879, Connecticut passed a law barring the use of “any drug, medicinal article or instrument for the purpose of preventing conception”; the penalty was“not less than fifty dollars” or between 60 days and one year in prison…more

Aiding and Abetting, Article III, Contraceptives, Due Process, First Amendment

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Forum Selection Bylaws Gain Ground

As we previously discussed (Should Your Board Adopt an Exclusive Forum Bylaw?, July 2013; The Future of Exclusive Forum Bylaws, November 2013), forum selection bylaws (also sometimes called exclusive forum bylaws) have become…more

Bylaws, Corporate Governance, Delaware General Corporation Law, Forum Selection, Jurisdiction

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Apple Found Liable of Conspiracy to Fix Prices in E-books Case

On July 10, 2013, Judge Denise Cote in the Southern District of New York handed down an opinion and order finding that Apple had violated Section 1 of the Sherman Act by persuading five leading publishers jointly to abandon…more

Apple, Conspiracies, e-Books, Price-Fixing, Publishers

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Second Circuit Decision Finds Transformative Use Does Not Require Comment

On April 25, 2013, the Second Circuit issued its decision in Cariou v. Prince, agreeing with the artist Richard Prince and his gallery, Gagosian, that “the law does not require that a secondary use comment on the original artist…more

Copyright, Fair Use, Photographs, Transformativeness

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