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Cross Your Heart and Hope to Die - New DFARS Clauses Target Counterfeit Electronic Parts
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • September 21 2016

On August 2, 2016, the Department of Defense (“DOD”) rolled out new requirements for defense contractors that provide electronic parts and assemblies


New York State Department of Financial Services Proposes Cybersecurity Regulations for Financial Services Companies
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • September 21 2016

If the New York State Department of Financial Services (“DFS”) has its way, come January 1, 2017, financial services companies that require a form of


Insider Threat Programs - A New Challenge for Cleared Contractors
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • September 21 2016

On May 18, 2016, the Department of Defense issued Conforming Change 2 of the “National Industrial Security Operating Manual” (“NISPOM”). NISPOM Change


Eleventh Circuit Holds That a Corporation Is Not Distinct From Its Agents For Purposes of a RICO Enterprise, Following Sister Circuits
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • September 16 2016

In Ray v. Spirit Airlines, Inc., No. 15-13792, 2016 WL 4578347 (11th Cir. Sept. 2, 2016), the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit


Federal Circuit is In Sync with Patent’s Validity Under Section 101
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • September 16 2016

The Federal Circuit overturned a District Court ruling that a patent directed to automated lip synchronization and manipulation of animated


Ninth Circuit Permits SEC to Assert Standalone Claim for False Sarbanes-Oxley Certification and Confirms Disgorgement Remedy Against CEO and CFO Despite Lack of Personal Involvement In Underlying Misconduct
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • September 12 2016

In Securities & Exchange Commission v. Jensen, No. 14-55221, 2016 WL 4537377 (9th Cir. Aug. 31, 2016), the United States Court of Appeals for the


International Entrepreneurs: New Proposed Work Authorization for Founders of Start-Ups And a Comparison to Other Visa Options
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • September 12 2016

On August 31, 2016 the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) proposed an “International Entrepreneur” (I.E.) rule that would allow qualifying foreign


California Supreme Court Approves Attorney Fee Awards Calculated Based Upon Percentage of Class Action Common Fund
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • September 8 2016

In Laffitte v. Robert Half International Inc., No. S222996 (Aug. 11, 2016), the California Supreme Court held, in an employment class action lawsuit


Ninth Circuit Removes FTC From The Beat: Agency Lacks Authority To Police Common Carriers Engaged In Non-Common Carrier Activities
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • September 8 2016

The Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) asserted broad regulatory authority over the Internet and broadband Internet service providers when it


CMS Releases 2017 Medicare Hospital Payment Rates, Penalties for Poor Performers
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • September 7 2016

Earlier this month, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule (Final Rule) modifying the Hospital Inpatient Prospective