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Cooley LLP
On October 10, 2018, the US Department of the Treasury issued a set of interim regulations for a pilot program implementing certain provisions of the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2018, ...
Morgan Lewis
The August 2018 enactment of the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act (FIRRMA) came after more than two years of debate over the appropriate scope of jurisdiction for the CFIUS.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On October 10, 2018, CFIUS announced a pilot program that implements significant provisions of FIRRMA. The program becomes effective November 10, 2018.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
On August 13, 2018, President Trump signed FIRRMA into law. FIRRMA is a transformational expansion of the authority of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States to review certain transactions ...
Dentons' public policy team probes the polls to give you a first look at the newest (anticipated) members of Congress in this special report.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On October 3, 2018, the five federal agencies tasked with the supervision, examination, and enforcement of BSA and anti-money laundering requirements for banks, issued an interagency statement on sharing BSA resources.
Ropes & Gray LLP
On October 10, 2018, the U.S. Department of the Treasury issued temporary regulations—a "pilot program"—to implement certain provisions of the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act ("FIRRMA"), signed into law by President Donald Trump on August 13, 2018.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
On October 10, 2018, the Department of the Treasury, as the chair of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS),
Morrison & Foerster LLP
In an important new decision, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit rejected a line of Court of Federal Claims case law that required agencies to "narrowly tailor" corrective action to fit...
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
The Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2018 (FIRRMA), among other things, authorizes the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS or the Committee)...
Thompson Coburn LLP
Although the Federal Priority Act[1] has been deemed to be "almost as old as the Constitution"[2] itself, its application to priority battles ...
The Federal Election Commission (FEC) released guidance last week regarding a recent decision by the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, CREW v. FEC,
Morrison & Foerster LLP
This month's round-up covers a slew of interesting bid protests from the Government Accountability Office
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
In a new advisory, the U.S. Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN") alerted financial institutions to the risk that proceeds of political corruption from Nicaragua may enter the U.S. financial system.
McDermott Will & Emery
During the International Wine Association's 2018 Conference, Marc Sorini presented on the latest law developments ...
Below is the Federal Policy team's weekly preview, published each week when Congress is in session.
After more than a year of sometimes contentious negotiations, the United States, Mexico, and Canada reached an agreement on September 30 to revise the NAFTA—renaming it the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement.
Arnold & Porter
On October 3, 2018, the federal bank regulatory agencies, the National Credit Union Administration and the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (collectively, the Agencies) ...
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
Change is nearly continuous for the National Industrial Security Program. On August 1, the Department of Defense ("DoD") issued DoD Manual 5220.22, Volume 2,
It has been 13 months since US President Donald Trump initiated the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
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If there was ever a regulatory grace period for virtual currencies and blockchain technology, it is officially over.
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The Securities and Exchange Commission's Chief Accountant, Wesley Bricker, addressed attendees at a conference of the Institute of Management Accountants. Mr. Bricker commented on the global nature of the capital markets.
Arnold & Porter
Palantir USG v. United States may prove to be one of the most significant procurement precedents of the decade. Affirming the Court of Federal Claims ...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On September 30, 2018, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law SB 1235,1 which requires disclosures of key terms in connection with certain commercial financing by non-banks and could impact bank/non-bank arrangements as well.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
In order to provide an overview for busy in-house counsel and compliance professionals, we summarize below some of the most important international anti-corruption developments from the past month,...
Arnold & Porter
On September 7, 2018, after considerable industry feedback and two issuances of temporary relief, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) ...
Ford & Harrison LLP
xecutive Summary: In a significant policy shift, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently published a new agency policy that substantially expands the authority of USCIS...
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A recent Second Circuit Court of Appeals decision curtailed the broad theory of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) liability asserted by the US Department of Justice (DOJ).
Ford & Harrison LLP
On September 30, 2018, California Governor Edmund J. Brown, Jr. signed into law eight new bills involving gender and sexual harassment training and related issues.
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