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The Era of Section 11 Litigation in State Courts Appears To Be Ending

USA - June 23 2022 On April 28, 2022, a state appellate court for the first time addressed provisions in a public company’s certification of incorporation that…

First Circuit Joins Circuit Split on FCA Dismissal Authority, Finds Government Has Broad Authority to Dismiss FCA Cases

USA - February 2 2022 On January 21, 2022, the First Circuit affirmed the Government’s request for dismissal of a whistleblower complaint alleging that several…

U.S. and Foreign Cybersecurity and Intelligence Agencies Recommend Measures to Counteract Threat of Russian Cyberattacks

Russia, USA - January 28 2022 On January 11, 2022, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the National…

Connecticut Strengthens Data Breach Notification Requirements and the Uniform Law Commission Approves and Recommends Comprehensive and Uniform State Privacy Legislation

USA - August 9 2021 In recent weeks, Connecticut passed An Act Concerning Data Privacy Breaches (“The Act”), and the Uniform Law Commission approved and recommended the…

Sidley Perspectives on M&A and Corporate Governance

USA - July 7 2021 The U.S. economy’s recovery has led to increased deal flow for mergers, acquisitions, minority and co-investments, and SPACs. With these transactions…

Chancery Denies Corwin Cleansing In Light of Process Concerns

USA - June 10 2021 Last month Vice Chancellor Zurn issued a significant, 200+ page decision on a motion to dismiss filed by defendants in the ongoing Pattern Energy…

“Chalking Up a Victory for Deal Certainty,” Delaware Court of Chancery Orders That Contested Merger Close

USA - May 3 2021 Last Friday, soon-to-be Chancellor McCormick issued a decision in Snow Phipps Group, LLC v. KCake Acquisition, Inc. that ordered the defendant buyers…

European Union Launches Revolutionary Proposals to Regulate “Big Tech”

European Union - December 16 2020 On December 15, the European Commission (Commission) proposed drafts of two landmark digital legislative packages — the Digital Markets Act (DMA)…

Environmental Protection Agency Releases Draft Supplemental Risk Evaluation for 1,4-Dioxane, Chemical Byproduct in Consumer Goods

USA - December 1 2020 After a lengthy public comment review period, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released a Draft Supplemental Analysis to the Draft…

U.S. Department of Interior Joins EPA in Revising Guidance Procedures

USA - November 3 2020 On October 26, 2020, the U.S. Department of the Interior (“DOI” or “The Department”) issued an interim final rule, which revises its guidelines for…