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Eased sanctions present new opportunities and risks

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • Libya, Myanmar, USA, Yemen
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  • April 1 2013

The past two years have witnessed substantial changes in the scope and effect of U.S. economic sanctions. In most instances, such as Iran and Syria

Supreme Court hears argument on states’ ability to exclude public records access for non-citizens

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 21 2013

On February 20, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in McBurney v. Young, No. 12-17, a case with potentially major implications for

Consumers have another channel to make complaints

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 8 2013

Many cities and municipalities have non-emergency "hotlines" designed to provide access to non-urgent municipal services (e.g., tree trimming, dead

Chicago joins CFPB in information-sharing partnership; city takes additional measures

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • December 6 2012

In a first-of-its-kind partnership with a municipality, CFPB Director Richard Cordray and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel jointly announced a framework for sharing of information between the City and the CFPB

Lamar Smith new chair of House Committee on Science, Space and Technology; impact on NNI?

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • December 1 2012

In a move which could favorably impact the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI), House Congressional Republicans recently selected Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas) to chair the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is challenged as unconstitutional

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 1 2012

This past Thursday, June 21, 2012, the State National Bank of Big Spring (“National Bank’”), the Competitive Enterprise Institute (“CEI”), and the 60 Plus Association, Inc. (“the Association”), filed suit against the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”), the U.S. Department of the Treasury and various financial officials, including Richard Cordray, Director of the CFPB, in their official capacities

Innovation, basic research, clean energy Obama’s state of the union vision

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 25 2012

President Obama delivered his state of the union address tonight

The business implications of the U.S. v. Jones GPS tracking decision

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 24 2012

On Monday, January 23, 2012, the US Supreme Court ruled that law enforcement violated the Fourth Amendment by attaching a GPS tracking device to a suspect’s car in connection with a drug investigation

Patent reform: universities and others will have to wait on micro entity status

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 20 2011

We called the US PTO today to confirm one important point: universities and other applicants will have to wait for more rule-making to use the new micro entity status

Senate to debate patent reform after cloture vote

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 6 2011

The Senate is scheduled to debate patent reform on Wednesday September 7, 2011