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Congress Passes the Defend Trade Secrets Act
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • April 28 2016

On April 27, 2016, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 410-2 to pass the Defend Trade Secrets Act ("DTSA"). The House adopted the Senate version


Bankruptcy Court Rejects Use of Blocking Director to Prevent Bankruptcy Filing
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • April 27 2016

Does the bankruptcy filing of a limited liability company without the approval of its “Special Member,” the secured lender serving as “blocking


First Circuit Declines Review of Class Certification Denial in Common Defect Case
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • April 26 2016

Earlier this month, the First Circuit denied Plaintiffs’ motion for leave to appeal a Massachusetts District Court’s refusal to certify a putative


Asserting Personal Jurisdiction Over Foreign Banks
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • April 26 2016

Funds passing through a correspondent bank account in New York can create personal jurisdiction over the funds’ recipient, ruled the United States


Beware of “Non-Binding” Term Sheets
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • April 25 2016

The Delaware Supreme Court recently reminded us in SIGA Technologies Inc. v. PharmAthene, Inc., that “non-binding” term sheets may be more binding


Whose Rules Are They Anyway? Even in District Court, the Bankruptcy Rules Apply to Proceedings Arising Under Chapter 11
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • April 25 2016

It is spring and the stands will soon Ring with the oft-heard refrain, the clarion call of players and fans alike, “Hey ump, read the rules!” In


Too Little, Too Late: Ninth Circuit Holds Confirmation Objection Insufficient to Revive Untimely Complaint Objecting to Dischargeability of Debt
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • April 21 2016

We’ve previously written on various cases in which parties have sought to save or revive late filed pleadings by arguing those pleadings “relate


NHTSA Holds Public Meetings on Automated Vehicle Operational Guidance
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • April 21 2016

As loyal followers of our blog may have noticed, I have a keen interest in developments relating to automated vehicle (“AV”) or “self-driving”


Defalcation and the Hazards of Board Membership - Lessons from the Fifth Circuit
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • April 20 2016

Do you serve on your condominium’s board as a fun way to meet your neighbors and test out your governance skills? What seems like a low-commitment


Improper Calculation of Postpetition Interest Leads to Reversal of a Confirmation Order
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • April 19 2016

Postpetition interest is a thorny area of bankruptcy law. The myriad rules, coupled with the inconsistent way in which they are often applied