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By Charles Johnson IV, Henry Terhune
The House of Representatives has adopted a series of rules changes for the 116th Congress to implement a reform package that House Democrats developed after recapturing the House majority in the November 2018...
By Jason Weil, Rachel J. Elsby, Rubén Muñoz
A district court in California has granted-in-part a Plaintiff's motion for summary judgment of no invalidity under 35 U.S.C. § 103 due to inter partes review (IPR) estoppel.
By Neal Marder, Ashley Vinson Crawford, Michael Stortz, Andrew Jick, Kim Hyongsoon, Markos C. Generales
Central District of California Local Rule 23-3 requires plaintiffs to file a motion for class action certification within 90 days of service of the complaint.
By Jennifer Richter, Mark A Aitken
State Farm just announced that it has received "the first national waiver to any company in the U.S. by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)" for the operation of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) or drones beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) and over people.
By Todd Brecher, David A. Applebaum, Vera Neinast, Stacey H. Mitchell
On January 7, 2019, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or "the Commission") issued an Order approving a settlement between its Office of Enforcement (Enforcement) and Algonquin Gas Transmission.
By Rex Heinke, Jenna Mersereau Nalchajian, Jessica Weisel
The Supreme Court held that, under the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA), courts must enforce arbitration contracts according to their terms, including provisions authorizing arbitrators
By Justin Williams, Josephine Kaiding
In December 2018 the "Prague Rules" were released, providing users of international arbitration with suggested streamlined procedures aimed at increasing speed and reducing cost
By Kerry Berchem, Christine B. LaFollette, Frank Reddick, Daniel Walsh
The corporate culture of a company starts at the top, with the board of directors, and directors should be attuned not only to the company's business ...
By Richard Rabin, Kelly L. Brown
Under current New York City law, all firms must "make reasonable efforts" to provide a private location for nursing mothers to express breast milk.
By Gorav Jindal, Corey W. Roush
In this episode, Akin Gump antitrust partners Gorav Jindal and Corey Roush discuss antitrust developments in 2018 and look at what 2019 may bring.
By Christine B. LaFollette, Elisabeth Cappuyns
The corporate culture of a company starts at the top, with the board of directors.
By Scott Johnson
The adjustments in the Final Rule represent an increase of approximately 2.5 percent for each covered maximum penalty.
By Wynn Segall, Jonathan Poling, Nnedinma Ifudu Nweke, Jung Hwa Song, Chris Chamberlain, Michael Adame
OFAC notes that either method would be satisfactory "so long as there is an audit trail" to permit the digital currency to be unblocked in the future.
By G. Hunter Bates, Kerry Berchem, Nathan A. Brown, Jason M. Daniel, Christian Davis, Brendan M. Dunn, John Goodgame, Alice Hsu, Gorav Jindal, Thomas McCarthy, Brian A. Pomper, Jennifer Richter, J. Matthew Schmitten, Lucas Torres, James Tucker Jr., Alexander Elliot Wolf, Tom Davidson
The new 116th Congress convened on Thursday, January 3, 2019 as the partial government shutdown, carrying over from the prior Congress, continued into the new year
By Todd Brecher, David A. Applebaum
On January 4, 2019, the United States District Court for the District of Maine handed the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or "the Commission")
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