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Five Things to Do with That Outlier Data of 2020

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Insurers and actuaries looking to develop predictive models or set assumptions based on data collected during the pandemic are in a quandary. Use it? Lose it? Modify it? Has time stood still for the past 20 months, or does...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

Everything Changes, Except That Which Stays the Same: GAO’s Bid Protest Annual Report to Congress

It is that time of year again when the U.S. Government Accountability Office (“GAO”) submits its bid protest statistics to Congress as mandated under the Competition in Contracting Act of 1984, 31 U.S.C. §3554(e)(2). On...more

FTI Consulting

Emerge to Grow℠: An FTI Consulting Report - Market Insights and Playbook for Achieving Profitability and Sustainable Growth...

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The bankruptcy process has many legal and practical limitations and may not position an emergent company to realize its full potential post-bankruptcy. The findings in this report can help stakeholders make more informed...more

Opportune LLP

Supply Chain Digital Twins Help Weather The Storm

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Find out why creating a digital twin of your supply chain can build resiliency and optimize performance when extreme weather events occur....more

Holland & Hart LLP

GAO Annual Report Indicates Bid Protests Remain Effective

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The Government Accountability Office ("GAO") recently released its Annual Report to Congress for the Fiscal Year 2021. The report shows that, while the total number of bid protests dropped significantly in FY2021, nearly half...more

Stotler Hayes Group, LLC

Expressions of Zoom Gratitude

Do you ever wake up curious about unique, personal statistics and how those stats compare to others? I’m sure I am not alone in these metricgathering moments. Today, for example, I woke up wondering how many hours I had...more

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The Growing Role of Data Analytics in Healthcare Enforcement

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The US Department of Justice (DOJ) and US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General (HHS-OIG) are increasingly relying on sophisticated data analytics tools to identify and investigate fraud...more

Carlton Fields

Defense Lawyers Can ‘Rewrite’ the Sentencing Guidelines, One Case at a Time

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Over 90 percent of federal defendants plead guilty, and 83 percent of those who go to trial are convicted on at least one count.1 In most indicted federal cases, the question is not how to persuade a jury at trial, but how to...more

Carlton Fields

Challenging Sentencing Guidelines With Comparable Cases

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In December, the U.S. Sentencing Commission issued a report on the influence of the U.S. sentencing guidelines on average sentences imposed. The commission found that the guidelines "generally continue to have a substantial...more

Dentons

How to avoid IP risks when using sports data and statistics in your business

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The popularity of sports and zealousness of fans makes sports an attractive industry for those looking for a lucrative business enterprise. Fantasy sports is a prime example. This estimated billion-dollar industry allows fans...more

FTI Consulting

A Lasting Commitment: Targeted Educational Support for Underserved Children

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{authors: Ryan McCormick, Michaela Marconi, Teagan Strynchuk and Tim Luangkhot] FTI Consulting’s professionals recently partnered with Access Academies — a St. Louis area non-profit that supports historically underserved...more

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Part Two - Flight Through the Danger Zone

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[co-author: Bjoern Maul] In Part One of our FTI Consulting analysis, we showed that although the European aviation industry has so far avoided mass bankruptcies and consolidation due to significant government support and...more

White & Case LLP

US leisure and retail M&A roars back - Investors are finding businesses showing resilience

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Healthy deal activity has returned to the leisure and retail sectors—areas of the economy that were among the worst affected by the pandemic. Together, the leisure and retail sectors saw M&A value reach US$41.7 billion...more

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Use of Statistical Methods to Calculate Federal Income Tax Credits for Technological Research Activities

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To claim federal income tax credits for a research project, a taxpayer must prove that the project satisfies each prong of a four-part test. In IRS Field Attorney Advisory 20212501F (June 25, 2021), the Large Business and...more

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Pro Bono: Culturally Competent Healthcare - Inequality in Healthcare Outcomes Carries Huge Cost

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[co-authors: Frank Sutton and Olivia Profita] Patients of color face barriers when seeking care, leading to disparities in health outcomes. One part of the solution is diversifying the patient-physician experience. The...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

“What’s In A Name?”: Federal Circuit Holds Claims Court Blurred Distinction Between ‘Size Protests’ And ‘Bid Protests’ In...

Many small businesses learn the hard way that a “bid protest” and a “size protest” differ in much more than name only. Whereas generally a “bid protest” challenges agency action taken in connection with a procurement and can...more

FTI Consulting

The Rise in Isolation Gaming…and Cheating - Are You Just Bad at Video Games, or Has the COVID-19 Pandemic Brought Out the...

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[co-authors: Vincent Flores and Ramsey Pace] Video games, particularly games that are played online with others, are increasingly being used as a gateway for entertainment and socialization for those isolating at home....more

BakerHostetler

Ninth Circuit Holds That District Court Must Weigh Evidence to Determine Rule 23(b) Predominance

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While statistical evidence has long been held to be probative on the issue of potential discrimination, it can also be tricky. Questions often abound regarding the collection of data used for statistical comparisons, the...more

Perkins Coie

Fintech Week in Review - April 2021 #3

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CFPB Consumer Complaint Analysis Shows Higher Complaints from Minority Communities - The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a bulletin on a recent analysis of complaints received over the past two years....more

Jones Day

PTAB Statistics Through Five Months of FY2021

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The institution rate for post-grant challenges in current FY 2021 (Oct. 1, 2020 through Feb. 28, 2021) stands at 61% (305 instituted, 198 denied) compared to 56% in the previous fiscal year. This rate is more consistent...more

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2020 in review: Patent litigation increases

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Patent litigation is increasing. Specifically, the 13 percent rise in patent cases from 2019 indicates that the pandemic did not slow down litigants. This reverses the trend since 2015 of gradually decreasing numbers of new...more

Robinson+Cole Data Privacy + Security Insider

U.S. Users Targeted with Phishing Scams More than Users in Other Countries

The statistic that cybercriminals have been unleashing 18 million phishing emails laced with malware on a daily basis into cyberspace during the pandemic is mind boggling and one that executives should pay attention to when...more

Jones Day

Final FY 2020 PTAB Statistics Posted

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Total PTAB petitions remained flat in FY2020, with 1513 petitions total being filed: IPR (1429), PGR (64), and CBM (20), compared to 1464 in FY2019 and 1613 FY2018, down from 1901 in FY2017. September IPR petition filings...more

Morrison & Foerster LLP - Federal Circuitry

Who Wins, Who Loses Revisited

At Federal Circuitry, we frequently update our statistics. We now have almost a year’s worth of data since we started our project of collecting every Federal Circuit decision and collating all of the Court’s substantive...more

FTI Consulting

When Fake News Causes Real Suffering

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The growing influence of social media alongside a shift in how people obtain and consume news has led to the rapid spread of misinformation about the origins of the COVID-19 virus. What impact will this have on public health...more

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