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National Security Reviews of Foreign Ownership May Broaden
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 23 2017

The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS, commonly pronounced "syphius") reviews M&A transactions that may pose a risk to


Retaliation Claims By Corporate Whistleblowers - What Is Too Far?
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 22 2017

This week, a French court announced an indictment against UBS related to its alleged treatment of Nicholas Forissier, a former audit manager who


Learnings from Merger Remedies Study Underscores FTC’s Heightened Focus on Remedy Packages and Proposed Buyers
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 22 2017

In early February, the FTC released its Merger Remedies Study (the Study), which focused on transactions from 2006-2012 in which the


Fourth Circuit Declines to Address FCA Sampling Dispute as “Issue of Fact” While Affirming That United States Has “Unreviewable Veto Power” to Deny Settlements
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 21 2017

On February 14, 2017, after nearly two years of appellate proceedings, the US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit declined to address the


Sixth Circuit Sets Limits on the Application of the Substance-Over-Form Doctrine
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 21 2017

The judicial substance-over-form doctrine provides the IRS with the ability to set aside carefully orchestrated tax planning arrangements to treat a


The LATEST: FTC “Second Requests” to be Narrower in Scope under Ohlhausen’s Leadership
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 17 2017

Transactions that meet the Hart-Scott-Rodino thresholds for notification must be reported to the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") and Department of


Third Circuit Upholds Dismissal of Indirect Purchaser Class in Auto Transmission Case, Revives Individual Claims
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 17 2017

On February 9, the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit upheld a ruling by the US District Court for the District of Delaware in In re: Class 8


The Uncertain Legal Future of Wine Direct Shipping by the Retail Tier
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 17 2017

The Supreme Court of the United States' 2005 decision in Granholm v. Heald, which required states allowing their own wineries to direct-ship to


Employee “No-Poaching” Agreements Remain in the Antitrust Crosshairs
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 16 2017

There have been a series of investigations, class action suits and high value settlements involving agreements not to solicit employees. In addition


Another Effort at False Claims Act Reform: Bills Introduced to Amend Illinois Act to Restrict Tax-Related Claims
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 16 2017

Illinois Legislators have recently introduced three bills that would amend the Illinois False Claims Act (“Act”) to restrict the ability to bring