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SEC staff issues FAQs regarding conflict minerals disclosure

  • Kaye Scholer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 9 2014

On April 7, 2014, the SEC's Division of Corporation Finance issued a set of FAQs to provide guidance on various aspects of the rules governing

Foreign nationals may face increased risk of extradition to US for antitrust violations

  • Kaye Scholer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 7 2014

The US Department of Justice's first successful extradition of a foreign national charged with violating the Sherman Actand the potentially

Emerging trendsUS Supreme Court: is software patentability in peril?

  • Kaye Scholer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 4 2014

On Monday, March 31, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Alice Corp. Ltd. v. CLS Bank. Int'la case that probes whether and to what extent

New York City’s Earned Sick Time Act requires paid sick leave beginning April 1, 2014

  • Kaye Scholer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 28 2014

In New York City, employers with five or more employees or one or more domestic workers must provide paid sick leave. Employers with fewer than five

Emerging trends in tax law: IRS to treat Bitcoin and other virtual currency as property

  • Kaye Scholer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 26 2014

The IRS announced yesterday that it would treat virtual currency, such as Bitcoin, as property, and it would therefore be subject to capital gains

US Supreme Court sets forth standing requirement for Lanham Act Section 43(a) false advertising claims, rejecting requirement of direct competition

  • Kaye Scholer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 26 2014

Significant for litigators and would-be litigants alike, the US Supreme Court's unanimous decision in Lexmark Int'l, Inc. v. Static Control

And now a word from the panel: snow day!

  • Kaye Scholer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 25 2014

With Spring in the air (or at least on the calendar), welcome to the latest edition of "And Now a Word from the Panel...," a bi-monthly column which

Delaware Supreme Court upholds business judgment for freeze-out mergers; new standard has significant limitations

  • Kaye Scholer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 17 2014

The Delaware Supreme Court recently upheld a widely reported Court of Chancery decision from May 2013 regarding the adoption of the "business

Delaware Chancery Court holds investment bank liable for aiding and abetting exculpated director breach of fiduciary duties

  • Kaye Scholer LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • March 17 2014

A recent post-trial decision in In Re: Rural Metro Corporation held that a financial advisor was liable for aiding and abetting breaches of the duty

D.C. District Court ruling puts government contractor’s privileged internal investigation reports in jeopardy of disclosure

  • Kaye Scholer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 13 2014

A D.C. District judge recently decided that a government contractor's internal investigation reports into alleged misconduct of its employees are not