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By Susan Lent, Greg Guice, Ashley Edison Brown
The Guidance identifies steps that each of the agencies will take to encourage innovation while ensuring safety.
By Stephen Davis, Thomas J. McCaffrey, Jung Hwa Song, Kevin Wolf, Tatman Savio, Michael Adame
On October 10, 2018, CFIUS announced a pilot program that implements significant provisions of FIRRMA. The program becomes effective November 10, 2018.
By Lars-Erik Hjelm, Maka Y. Hutson, Jillie B. Richards
Applicants for a green card and for most nonimmigrant visas (including work, student and tourist visas) will be subject to the new DHS rule on "public charge" determination.
By Jason M. Daniel, Mereen Miran
Despite the new administration, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the CFTC have both continued to make novel interpretations and to bring enforcement actions that break new ground.
By Michelle Reed, M. Scott Barnard, Jeffrey Lazar Kochian, Matthew Lloyd
In a rare move, the Delaware Court of Chancery affirmed a buyer's contractual right to terminate a $4.75 billion merger based on a sudden and sustained decline in the seller's business.
By David Kohler, Stuart Sinclair, Stephen Kho
Switzerland's privileged taxation of companies is no longer in line with international standards.
By Michelle Reed, Jeffrey Lazar Kochian, M. Scott Barnard, Matthew Lloyd
In a rare move, the Delaware Court of Chancery affirmed a buyer's contractual right to terminate a $4.75 billion merger based on a sudden and sustained decline in the seller's business.
By Daniel F. Zimmerman, Paul Monsour
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently published in the Federal Register its July 24, 2018 ...
By Greg Guice, Diana Schaffner, Ed Pagano, Hans Rickhoff
Following a series of recent events involving policymakers from Trump's Administration and Capitol Hill, artificial intelligence (AI) was the second hottest topic in D.C.
By Donald R. Pongrace, Pratik Shah, Allison Binney
In Brackeen v. Zinke, No. 4:17-cv-868-O (N.D. Tex.), the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas declared that the Indian Child Welfare Act
By Garrett DeVries, John Patrick Clayton, Raj Chatterjee
On September 25, 2018, the staff of the Division of Corporation Finance (the SEC Staff) of the Securities and Exchange Commission
By Lars-Erik Hjelm, Brian A. Pomper, Justin McCarthy, Stephen Kho, Jean-Rene Broussard, Josh Teitelbaum
On Sunday, September 30, President Trump reached an agreement with the governments of Canada and Mexico to revise and modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
By Patrick B. Fenn, Olivier De Moor, Stuart E. Leblang, Kevin Rowe
Foreign Investor Forms W-8: An update of Forms W-8 on file for non-U.S. investors is generally recommended by December 31, 2018 to ensure that a date of birth (DOB)...
By Courtney S. York
In this episode, Dreamscape Immersive chief legal officer Tammy Brandt and Akin Gump corporate partner Courtney York, whose practice includes guiding clients through complex tech transactions, discuss the business and law of the dynamic virtual reality and augmented reality market.
By G. Hunter Bates, Brian A. Pomper, Hal Shapiro
Following a truncated August recess, the House and the Senate returned to Washington after Labor Day with a full plate of legislative items to address prior to the end of the fiscal year on September 30.
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