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Another Year, Another Set of Laws: What California Employers Should Know
  • Buchalter Nemer
  • USA
  • December 29 2016

In keeping with California's reputation of being an employee-friendly state, Governor Brown has enacted a number of laws, most of which go into effect


Power of attorney afforded normal contract interpretation rules
  • Nexsen Pruet
  • USA
  • December 7 2016

On August 3, 2016, the South Carolina Court of Appeals released First South Bank v. Rosenberg, Op. No. 5437 (S.C.Ct.App. filed August, 3, 2016


Scotus: Damages for Design Patents can be based on parts
  • Valea AB
  • USA
  • December 7 2016

The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), by unanimous decision, reversed yesterday a damages award against Samsung of approximately $400, in


How to Prepare for an FDIC Cybersecurity Examination
  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2016

FDIC bank Examinations generally include a focus on the IT systems of banks with a particular focus on information security. The federal banking


New Executive Order for Hurricane Matthew Adds to Tolling Period for Certain Development Approval Extensions
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2016

On October 3, 2016, Governor Scott issued Executive Order 16-230 declaring a 60-day state of emergency throughout the entire State of Florida, due to


Supreme Court Reaffirms Dirks, Confirms That a Gift of Information to a Trading Relative or Friend Satisfies Personal Benefit Requirement for Insider Trading
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2016

The Supreme Court yesterday issued its first opinion addressing the scope of insider trading liability in nearly twenty years. In a much anticipated


TTAB Test: Which of these Three Mere Descriptiveness Refusals Was Reversed?
  • Wolf Greenfield & Sacks PC
  • USA
  • December 7 2016

By my estimation, somewhere around 80-85 of all Section 2(e)(1) mere descriptiveness refusals that reach the TTAB are affirmed on appeal. Well, here


President Obama Expected to Sign 10-Year Extension of Iran Sanctions Act
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Iran, USA
  • December 7 2016

On December 1, 2016, the Senate unanimously passed a bill to extend the Iran Sanctions Act of 1996 (the "ISA") for 10 years by a 99-0 vote, after it


Eighth Circuit Considers Materiality Under the FCA Following the Supreme Court’s Escobar Decision
  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2016

On October 19, 2016, the Eighth Circuit issued one of the first post-Escobar opinions addressing materiality under the False Claims Act (“FCA”). In


Much-Anticipated Section 871(m) Dividend Equivalent Guidance Provides Promised Transition Relief
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2016

The U.S. Internal Revenue Service (the "IRS") has released Notice 2016-76, providing anticipated guidance and transition relief for certain dividend