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DOJ Publicly Releases First Declination Letters Since Launching Its FCPA Pilot Program

USA - June 20 2016 The Department of Justice has publicly released its first declination letters since the launch of its FCPA Pilot Program two months ago. The

Delaware Chancery Court Dismisses Derivative Action Against lululemon Board and Founder

USA - June 13 2016 The Delaware Court of Chancery dismissed in its entirety a derivative complaint filed against the board of directors of lululemon athletica

Open Internet Rules Affirmed by DC Circuit

USA - June 17 2016 On Tuesday, the FCC scored one of its most important legal victories in years as a three-judge panel of the DC Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the

New York Court of Appeals Holds that Common Interest Doctrine Only Applies Where Pending or Reasonably Anticipated Litigation Involved

USA - June 22 2016 On June 9, 2016, the New York Court of Appeals, declining to follow the law of many other jurisdictions, held that the common interest doctrine -

VimpelCom Signs $1 Billion IT Upgrade Pact with Ericsson

USA - June 17 2016 VimpelCom, one of the world's leading providers of wireless telecommunications services, announced Monday that it has struck a U.S. $1 billion deal

Delaware Court of Chancery Holds That Outside Counsel’s Refusal to Render Tax Opinion Required for Closing of Merger Was in Good Faith and Permits Termination of Merger Agreement

USA - June 29 2016 In The Williams Companies, Inc. v. Energy Transfer Equity, L.P., et al., the Delaware Court of Chancery held that an acquirer in a merger did not

SEC Proposes Rules to Modernize Property Disclosures for Mining Registrants

Canada, USA - June 29 2016 On June 16, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") announced proposed rules to modernize the property disclosure requirements for

A Guide to the Supreme Court’s Notable Decisions this Termand Cases to Watch Next Term

USA - June 28 2016 The Supreme Court's 2015-2016 Term will be remembered for the unexpected death of Justice Antonin Scalia on February 13, 2016. Justice Scalia's

Brexit: What comes next? What are the potential consequences?

European Union, Global, United Kingdom, USA - June 28 2016 On June 23, 2016 voters in the United Kingdom were asked in a referendum whether the UK should remain a member of the European Union or leave the EU

Samsung to Invest $1.2 Billion in U.S.-Based IoT Research

South Korea, USA - June 24 2016 South Korean electronics giant Samsung confirmed plans this week to invest $1.2 billion in the U.S. over the next four years in research and