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2016 Proskauer Annual Review and Outlook for Hedge Funds, Private Equity Funds and Other Private Funds
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • European Union, Hong Kong, Ireland, OECD, United Kingdom, USA
  • November 15 2016

On March 10, 2016, the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released a


The Defend Trade Secrets Act: What employers should know now
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • October 3 2016

In a nutshell, the DTSA “federalizes” trade secret law by creating a federal claim for trade secret misappropriation and creates new remedies


New Federal Law Protects Trade Secrets
  • LeClairRyan
  • USA
  • September 29 2016

A company’s trade secrets are its lifeblood, but they are valuable only if they remain secret. Faced with a growing rise in theft from foreign


Several Months Into Having Federal Protection for Trade Secrets: What Are We Learning?
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • September 28 2016

It has been nearly five months since President Obama signed the federal Defend Trade Secrets Act ("DTSA") on May 11, 2016, extending federal


SEC Whistleblower Program: Recent Enforcement Actions Indicate That Confidentiality Protections and Waivers Can Be Too Tight
  • Dykema Gossett PLLC
  • USA
  • August 24 2016

In light of three recent enforcement actions by the SEC, public companies would be well-advised to review the nondisclosure and waiver clauses in


Employment Flash - August 2016
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
  • USA
  • August 17 2016

On May 23, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court ended a circuit split, ruling that the filing period for constructive discharge claims runs from the date of


Defend Trade Secrets Act - A Budding Avenue for Trade Secret Enforcement
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • August 15 2016

In June, agriculture giant Monsanto was the first to use the Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) by filing a federal suit in the Eastern District of


Criminal Enforcement Protects Trade Secrets Taken By Departed Employees
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • August 4 2016

In the recent case of United States v. Nosal, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit confirmed the applicability of both the


Ninth Circuit Provides Clarification Concerning the Definition of Trade Secret
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • August 1 2016

On July 5, 2016, in United States v. Nosal, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals clarified the definition of "trade secret," finding that data derived


The New Defend Trade Secrets Act: Finally, A Federal Tool to Protect Your Trade Secrets
  • Baker Botts LLP
  • USA
  • July 8 2016

On May 11, 2016, President Obama signed into law the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (DTSA). Amending the Economic Espionage Act of 1996 (EEA), the