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Changes coming to Europe’s dual-use export regulations

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • -
  • European Union
  • -
  • July 11 2012

On June 15, the European Union put into effect some 271 changes to its dual-use export control regulations

CFIUS update: President blocks ralls transaction

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 19 2012

As addressed in our September 27 blog, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) was sued in U.S. District Court by Ralls Corp relating to the acquisition by Ralls of four Oregon companies whose assets consisted solely of windfarm development rights and to CFIUS’s determination to block the transaction

Preemption not dead: servicers of student loans achieve significant victory in Ninth Circuit preemption case

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 2 2010

In Chae v. SLM Corporation, No. 08-56154 (9th Cir. January 25, 2010), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held that the federal Higher Education Act (the "HEA") preempts student borrowers' ("Plaintiffs") claims that Sallie Mae, Inc.'s ("Sallie Mae") interest rates, late fees, and payment schedules violate California law

Reliance on statutory requirements to mitigate environmental impacts proper under CEQA

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 28 2011

In this case, the Court of Appeal for the First Appellate District rejected all of petitioner’s arguments regarding the adequacy of the seismic impact analysis and mitigation measures in a revised Environmental Impact Report (“EIR”) prepared for a project that proposed to convert 64 acres of maritime and industrial land along Oakland’s waterfront into residential, retailcommercial, open space and marina uses (“Project”

Public art programs: 1 for the 99 - Part two

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 23 2012

As we described in our previous post, percent-for-art programs are successful and popular

Employees' expectations of privacy limited when using company-issued electronic devices

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 23 2010

On June 17, 2010, the United States Supreme Court issued its opinion in the case of Quon v Arch Wireless Operating and The Ontario Police Department

New Regulation Z proposal bans yield spread premiums, revamps disclosure requirements

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 29 2009

The Federal Reserve Board on July 23 proposed significant changes to Regulation Z, the Truth in Lending Act regulation, including new consumer protections for receiving home mortgages and home equity lines of credit

Deciphering the alphabet soup - FAPIIS, CPARS, and PPIRS; don't look for all this in the far

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 16 2012

In March 2010, the U.S. Government rolled out a new tool promised to provide a centralized source for all publicly available contractor past performance and integrity information the Federal Performance and Integrity Information System (“FAPIIS”

Blue skies for Continental Airlines in bid to join Star Alliance

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 12 2009

On July 10, 2009, the U.S. Department of Transportation ("DOT") granted antitrust immunity to Continental Airlines for its planned participation in the Star Alliance, allowing Continental to coordinate international air services with other Star Alliance members without being subject to antitrust liability

E-proxy rules effective for all public companies

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 27 2009

In 2007, the SEC adopted amendments to its proxy rules that would require reporting companies and other persons soliciting proxies to post their proxy materials on a publicly accessible Internet website and provide shareholders with a written notice of the Internet availability of the proxy materials, except in connection with a business combination